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.

Nonstop Delhi-Vancouver Flights to Start This Year

Source: The PIE News

Educators in British Columbia predict a new Air Canada flight between Delhi and Vancouver starting this autumn will benefit academic partnerships and hope it will entice more Indian students to the province.

To view the full article, please visit The PIE News.

Tell Us How You Would Promote Canada as a Study Destination & Win a Trip to Canada

Source: Consulate General of Canada| July 14, 2014

The High Commission of Canada announces a Marketing Strategy Competition for Indian Students

The High Commission of Canada, in India in partnership with the Rotman School of Management (Canada), today launches a marketing strategy competition for student on the theme of “Positioning Canada as a destination of choice for higher education and research among students in India.” 

The grand prize is a 10-day study trip to Canada at the prestigious Rotman School of Management in Toronto. Cash prizes of INR 20,000 and INR 10,000 will be offered for the second and third positions, respectively.

To take part in this competition, participants have to submit their marketing strategy by 31 August 2014. For rules and details on the application process, please visit: 

Students currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree or young professionals currently enrolled in an MBA entrance preparatory program, such as CAT or GMAT, are eligible to apply.

For further queries, please write to: [email protected]  

To RSVP or for additional information, contact:

Lana Edwards at: [email protected] / 9967515930


Preeti Prabhu at: [email protected] / 9867015095

Canada’s Minister of State for Tourism in India

Source: Connect – Canada In India

Maxime Bernier, Canada’s Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism), led a tourism delegation to India, from February 25-28 to promote Canada as a destination of choice for Indian travellers and highlight Canada’s bilateral relations with India. During his visit, Minister Bernier met with his counterpart, Dr. K. Chiranjeevi, India’s Minister of State, in Delhi, and, attended Focus Canada–India 2013, hosted by the Canadian Tourism Commission, in Jaipur. Minister Bernier also led a discussion on ways India and Canada can work together to facilitate travel and trade between the two countries.