Colleges Ontario Reports Increase in Applications

Source: Colleges Ontario Report via Academica | July 10, 2014 Applications to Ontario’s public colleges are up this year, according to Colleges Ontario’s 2014 Environmental Scan, released this week. 197,433 distinct applications were received in 2012-13, up from 185,049 the previous year. Of the new fall 2013 applicants to Ontario’s PSE system, 58% applied to […]

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Tell Us How You Would Promote Canada as a Study Destination & Win a Trip to Canada

Source: Consulate General of Canada| July 14, 2014 The High Commission of Canada announces a Marketing Strategy Competition for Indian Students The High Commission of Canada, in India in partnership with the Rotman School of Management (Canada), today launches a marketing strategy competition for student on the theme of “Positioning Canada as a destination of […]

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Internationalization Benefits PhD Students

Source: Times Higher Education via Academica | July 7, 2014 Attendees at the European University Association’s annual meeting on doctoral education in Liverpool, England heard from several speakers about the importance and benefits of internationalizing doctoral training. Alastair McEwan of the University of Queensland, Australia told audience members that international doctoral students not only helped […]

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Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister to Visit Mumbai

Source: Consulate General of Canada | July 7, 2014 Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander will visit Mumbai on 9 July, 2014. While in Mumbai, he will meet with business leaders and entrepreneurs to discuss the strong ties between the two countries and enhance the bilateral relationship. Minister Alexander will discuss economic immigration to […]

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3 Petroleum Minister announces launch of Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG scheme in 20 districts

Source: Press Information Bureau via Indian Economic Business News The Government of India is launching Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG (DBTL) scheme in 20 high Aadhaar coverage districts from 1.6.13. The scheme aims to curb leakages and prevent black-marketing and provide subsidy to consumers in their bank accounts. For the benefit of LPG consumers, OMCs have […]

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Global Recognition of Indian Degrees Soon

Source: Times of India | March 10, 2014 NEW DELHI: India is set to get full-fledged membership status of the Washington Accord by June, enabling global recognition of Indian degrees and improving mobility of students and engineers.     Secretary higher education Ashok Thakur also said steps were being taken to set up National Accreditation Regulatory […]

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Why Canada is Failing to Lure Indian Students

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By Kam Rathee TORONTO: With Canada not being the favourite destination for Indian students going for higher education abroad, Ottawa needs to take some immediate steps to tap this lucrative market for its educational institutions. Speaking as Vice-­‐Chairman of the Canada-­‐India Education Council, I would mention the five points that need to be considered for […]

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