Alberta Releases Details for Extra $32.5 Million in PSE Funding

Source: Alberta News Release via Academica | April 3, 2014 The Alberta government has released details on the extra $32.5 million funding for PSE announced in the 2014 budget, tabled at the beginning of March. The funding will create 2,000 new spaces this fall in the Campus Alberta system to increase access to high-demand programs […]

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Global Ranking Places Canada 2nd in Access to PSE

Source: The Social Progress Imperative via Academica | April, 3, 2014 Canada ranks 2nd globally in access to advanced education, and 7th in social and environmental progress, reveals a new global ranking led by Harvard University researcher Michael Porter. The ranking evaluates countries based on 3 separate scales: basic human needs (such as medical care, […]

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Canada India Infrastructure Forum 2014

The Canada India Foundation (CIF) in partnership with the Canada India Centre at Carleton University are pleased to announce a one-day Infrastructure Forum. The objectives of the Infrastructure Forum will be to: Provide a platform for infrastructure sector specific dialogue among Indian & Canadian stakeholders Present current developments in the infrastructure sector in India Promote […]

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Own Business Now Big Lure for Fresh MBA Graduates: Survey

Source: Times of India | March 17, 2014 NEW DELHI: Fresh B-school graduates are increasingly shunning the security of a steady job and striking out on their own. A worldwide survey of B-school alumni reveals that 45% of those who graduated between 2010 and 2013 preferred self-employment — that’s almost double the proportion of their […]

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Only 10% of Students Have Access to Higher Education in Country

Source: Times of India via Newswatch India | January 5, 2014 NEW DELHI: Access to education beyond higher secondary schooling is a mere 10% among the university-age population in India. This is the finding of a report “Intergenerational and Regional Differentials in Higher Education in India” authored by development economist, Abusaleh Shariff of the Delhi-based Centre for Research and Debates […]

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Schulich School of Business to launch Hyderabad MBA program

Canada’s Schulich School of Business, which will soon launch a new MBA program in Hyderabad in collaboration with the GMR Group, has recently been ranked by Britain’s prestigious Economist magazine as having the world’s #1 EMBA program. The Economist, which has produced an annual ranking of the globe’s top MBA programs for more than a […]

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Queen’s Introduces 5-year Strategic Framework

Source: Queen’s News Release via Academica | March 11, 2014 Queen’s University has introduced a new Strategic Framework for the next 5 years that aims to “advance the university’s vision as the quintessential balanced academy.” The framework, which is closely aligned with the university’s Academic Plan and Strategic Research Plan, includes 4 priorities that support […]

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