The Pros & Cons of Studying Abroad

A recent article on Canada Campus Visits looked at many of the benefits and drawbacks of the study abroad experience. For some, traveling to a new country can be something they have looked forward to for years. Others though might be hesitant to leave their friends and family before going to a part of the world they barely know.

Canada Named Top Study Abroad Destination for Second Year in a Row

A new survey of 2,700 international students names Canada as the best country for studying abroad for the second consecutive year. While other countries like Australia, the United Kingdom, and the USA are typically thought of as leading places to earn an international education, overseas learners chose Canada once again.

International Students Discuss Studying Abroad During the COVID-19 Pandemic

International students in countries around the world are managing as best they can while they pursue their higher education overseas. In the attached video, five overseas students were asked about their university experiences in the age of COVID-19.

Inspirit AI

High School Summer AI Program by Stanford PhD Students

AI Scholars Live Online is a 10-session (25 hours) pre-college enrichment program that exposes high school students (Grades 9-12) to fundamental AI concepts and guides them to build a socially impactful project. Taught by our team of graduate students from Stanford University and MIT, students receive a personalized, interdisciplinary learning experience with a student-teacher ratio of 4:1. Students with prior programming experience are placed in an advanced cohort. We offer multiple dates and times for our Spring Semester and Summer Break programs.


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The Digital Ecosystem & Canada’s Election

From disinformation to memes to political advertising, digital media are being used to generate and share information in new ways. In this talk we review the various kinds of actors and tools found in a digital ecosystem and use the case of the October 21st Federal Election in Canada to explore that ecosystem. We will discuss the use of political bots and automation, political memes, and political advertising in particular.

Dr. Elizabeth Dubois (PhD, University of Oxford) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication and member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society at the University of Ottawa. She is also a Fellow at the Public Policy Forum of Canada and member of Assembly based at Harvard’s Berkman-Klein Center. Her work examines political uses of digital media including media manipulation, citizen engagement, and artificial intelligence.

Ambitious Modi Plan to Restructure HE and Boost Research

Source: University World News

India’s Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) this week unveiled a draft National Education Policy (NEP) 2019 just days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi secured a solid majority for his Bharatiya Janata Party in national elections.

Business of Education Summit 2019

On May 17, 2019 the Canada India Education Council held their highly-anticipated Business of Education Summit in Vancouver, Canada. Their 3rd networking event in the province of British Columbia served as a great way to highlight opportunities for thought leaders in the International Education sector and interact with those active in India and Canada. Distinguished guests and speakers included government representatives as well as university presidents and senior administration.

CIEC thanks all Business of Education Summit 2019 sponsors, speakers, panelists and attendees for helping to make this year’s event a success. We hope the evening provided you with the chance to network with like-minded individuals while furthering the discussion of programs and policies in education that have been hailed as priorities.