CIEC and Stephen Harper Attend the 14th National Diwali Celebration in Toronto

On October 18, 2014, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, along with Husain F. Neemuchwala (CIEC – CEO) & Kalpa Pathak (CIEC – Director of Public Affairs & Member Services) took part in the 14th National Diwali Celebration at the Hindu Sabha Mandir in Brampton, Canada. Visit our YouTube channel View photos from the 14th National Diwali Celebration on […]

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Canada-India: Synergy in Education 2014

 Save the Date! 9 am – 5 pm • November 17, 2014 Westin Ottawa • Confederation III 11 Colonel By Drive • Ottawa, Ontario • K1N 9H4 On November 17, 2014 CIEC hosts the ‘Canada-India: Synergy in Education’ Conference 2014 at the Westin Ottawa. This year’s event, to take place before CBIE’s annual conference, will explore the convergence […]

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Durham, UOIT Partner to Create Pathways for International Students

Source: Durham News Release via Academica | October 30, 2014 Durham College [CIEC Academic Member] and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology have signed a new pathways agreement that will help international students complete diploma and degree requirements more quickly. Under the agreement, eligible international applicants to Durham College will receive a letter of […]

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Canada Creates Panel to Improve Recognition of Foreign Credentials

Source: Canada News Release via Academica | October 30, 2014 The federal government has created the Panel on Employment Challenges of New Canadians in order to improve the recognition of the credentials of internationally trained professionals. “Our government’s top priorities are creating jobs, economic growth and long-term prosperity. Our government recognizes that skilled newcomers will […]

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Ontario Considering Funding for International Grad Students

Source: The Globe and Mail via Academica | Oct. 22, 2014 Ontario is weighing the possibility of offering funding for international graduate students in response to pressure from the province’s universities. Leaders at Ontario’s universities say that the lack of funding for international graduate students limits their ability to attract top-notch global talent; as a […]

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SFU Formalizes Partnerships with Indian Firms

Source: SFU News Release via Academica | October 21, 2014 Simon Fraser University [CIEC Academic Member] and Ryerson University last week signed an agreement with the Bombay Stock Exchange Institute (BSEI), formalizing a letter of intent signed in January. The signing officially creates the BSEI-Ryerson-SFU Accelerator Program India, a Mumbai-based incubator/accelerator that will help entrepreneurs […]

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UBC Vantage College: AdVantage Students

Source: The Times of India The University of British Columbia on its Vancouver campus has launched a college for first-year international students from countries with school systems that are significantly different from Canada’s . James Ridge, principal, and Susanne Schmiesing, director, business development & operations, UBC Vantage College, talk to Tirna Ray Why was the […]

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AlgomaU’s ESL Programs Receive Accreditation From Languages Canada

Source: Algoma University News Release via Academica | March 17, 2014 Algoma University has received full accreditation from Languages Canada for its English as a Second Language (ESL) program. “Languages Canada holds its members to the highest standards, and only those who continuously offer quality education receive accreditation. Being a member of Languages Canada increases […]

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UGC notifies rules for collaboration between Indian, foreign institutes

Source: The Times of India NEW DELHI: As top grade foreign educational institutions have shown little or no interest in setting up campuses in India, University Grants Commission on Wednesday notified a set of regulations that will allow Indian institutes with grade B accreditation to enter into collaboration with foreign educational institutions. Incidentally, the notification […]

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