Member Benefits

Types of Membership

You can choose to become one of the three types of members on the CIEC council:

Academic Members: Stand alone academic Institutions, satellite campuses of the ‘home’ campus and other campuses engaged in the delivery of education and/or associated in the Academic sector in Canada and/or India are eligible as independent academic members

Corporate Members: Shall be trade, business and professional organizations associated within the education and professional life of Canada and/or India but NOT academic institutions.

Agent Members: Shall be international recruitment agencies and established self-employed counselors offering recruitment services to Canadian colleges and universities.

Academic ($200/month)
Corporate ($200/month)
CARE Agent ($2400/year)
FREE listing on the CIEC website
FREE event postings in 'DISHA' newsletter
Promotion of events via CIEC social media
Discounted registration & speaking opportunities at CIEC Events
Consulting in areas of recruitment, network development, partnerships and event management
Access to CIEC's network to schedule meetings, establish linkages and on-the-ground support
Access to CARE
2 Complimentary Tickets to CIEC's Annual 'Synergy in Education' Conference in Toronto (Value of $550)
2 Complimentary Tickets to CIEC's Annual 'Business of Education' Dinner in Vancouver (Value of $550)
On-site visits or teleconference meetings
Partner event promotions
Inclusion in 'Virtual Campus Tours'
Use of CARE logo on website, business cards, letterheads, publications, etc.
Recognized Membership Certificate and Membership Statement on your publication/marketing initiaitves
Advisory position on our 'International Student Forum'
Face-to-Face Meetings with Member Institutions
Increased visibility & recognition by academic and government institutions in both Canada and India

Benefits of Membership

FREE listing (with clickable link and detailed profile) on CIEC’s website (value $600/year)
The CIEC website is positioning itself to become the hub of India-Canada academic relations which will attract visits by Universities, Colleges, Governments, agents, high school counsellors and students from both countries. This link will provide excellent coverage and exposure for CIEC members.

Discounted registration at CIEC events:
CIEC members will receive member rates at regularly scheduled seminars, recruiting events and other partnership building exercises held throughout the year. CIEC members will also receive 1 complimentary registration based on membership category to the annual Synergy Conference and Business of Education Summit which bring together education stakeholders from both India and Canada.

CIEC members will have an opportunity to hold private or public receptions and/or host delegations from India or Canada on their campus (on a first come basis). CIEC will also conduct an annual Conference in either country to felicitate a distinguished member of the ‘Canada-India’ education community with an award, citation and recognize efforts made by trail blazers in this dynamic and vibrant corridor.

On site visits or teleconference meetings:
Every member will be visited or teleconferenced at least once a year by CIEC executives to allow for 2-way flow of information, conduct membership feedback, set and review expectations, share updates and ‘feel the pulse’ from front line academic professionals and exchange best practices for general marketing and offer advertising advice and assistance.

Partner event promotions:
By promoting partner’s activities (recruiting events/Conferences) and/or negotiating for pavilions at key events, CIEC members will be better positioned to have a presence be better informed. The CIEC website will feature an event section listing partner activities. The CIEC database currently consists of over 17,000 administrators and education experts from both countries and regular e-mail notifications| newsletters will be sent.

Membership Eligibility
CIEC members will be only those accredited academic institutions and/or members of national bodies in either country to ensure the highest level of integrity and transparency in quality.

Click here to become a CIEC Academic or Corporate Member.

Benefits of Agent Membership

The CARE Standards represent transparency, ability and experience. By becoming an Agent Member of the Council, you add your voice to the across-the board support for ethical student recruitment and gain exposure among key education players.  

As the education sector within Canada continues to evolve with the international community welcoming Canadian education and the Canadian government actively encouraging ‘Internationalization’, organizations have stepped up efforts to deliver value to their clients and prepare Canadian Colleges & Universities to take advantage of burgeoning developments overseas.

To learn about the additional benefits of becoming an CARE Agent, click here.