Study Finds Leaders More Likely to Hold Degrees in Social Sciences

Source: Inside Higher Education via Academica A majority of leaders hold degrees in the social sciences or the humanities, according to a new survey conducted by the British Council. The survey reports results from 1,709 leaders in 30 countries, defined as people in a “position of influence within their organization.” Fully 44% of respondents had […]

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CFI Announces Recipients of $333 M in Infrastructure Funding

Source: CFI News Release via Academic The Canada Foundation for Innovation on Friday announced that 87 projects will benefit from a total of $333 M in funding for research infrastructure. These projects include a collaborative effort by scholars at Carleton University [CIEC Academic Member], McGill University, Simon Fraser University [CIEC Academic Member], and the University of Victoria […]

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Humber Recognized for International Outreach

Source: Humber College The CICan Awards of Excellence, which recognize achievement within Canada’s college system, were handed out in a ceremony in Winnipeg this week. Humber College [CIEC Academic Member] was the recipient of a gold award for Internationalization Excellence. Humber’s gold for Internationalization follows the 2014 launch of the college’s Internationalization Strategy. “At Humber we are […]

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27 Canadian Institutions Appear in This Year’s Leiden Ranking

Source: CWTS Leiden Ranking 2015 via Academica The Centre for Science and Technology at Leiden University recently released its annual ranking of universities’ scientific performance. The Leiden Ranking focuses heavily on scientific collaboration and citation impact; this year, it factors in new impact indicators based on counting publications that belong to the top 1% or top 50% […]

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Canadian business students visit India

Source: Connect – Canada In India Executive MBA students from Canada’s Richard Ivey School of Business (Western University) recently visited India to study business opportunities for Canadian companies. With a mission “to prepare leaders who think globally, act strategically and contribute to the communities in which they operate,” the International Business Trip to India enabled […]

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AUCC Report Shows That Internationalization Is A Priority, But Flow Goes One Way

Source: AUCC News Release via Academica | December 11, 2014 The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) has released a new report on internationalization at universities. According to the report, 89% of universities surveyed said that the pace of internationalization is accelerating on campus, 96% ensure internationalization is integrated in strategic plans, and […]

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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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