ICEC Welcomes India’s Top Education Platform, Shiksha.com, to our Member Ranks

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With 300,000+ monthly website student visitors, Shiksha.com is a bustling education platform connecting education seekers with education providers, with offices in many cities across India. ADVERTISING SERVICES FOR ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS Shiksha.com welcomes Canadian colleges and universities to attract high quality admission enquiries and thus talent. Shiksha.com charges institutions advertisement fees and commission on enrollment. Please visit www.studyabroad.shiksha.com/canada ...

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CEWIL, Canada, partner to create work-integrated learning opportunities

Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning (CEWIL) Canada and the Government of Canada have partnered to provide greater access to work-integrated learning opportunities. Supported by $16.3M in funding, CEWIL will fund grants to support the creation of curricular work-integrated learning opportunities and will accept proposals for new WIL experiences through the new CEWIL iHUB. At least ...

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Carleton, Bruyère Research Institute partner on health tech

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Associate Vice-President (Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships) Sandra Crocker   Carleton University has partnered with the Bruyère Research Institute to establish a health tech partnership. The three-year initiative will see Carleton and the Bruyère Research Institute collaborating on research focused on remote and virtual care and on applications in biomedical engineering, software, sensors, and simulators. “Together we can ...

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NAIT, Schneider Electric partner on NAIT’s Centre for Grid Innovation

NAIT's Centre for Grid Innovation (CNW Group/Schneider Electric Canada Inc.)   The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology has partnered with Schneider Electric to complete phase two of NAIT’s Centre for Grid Innovation and extend the centre’s capacities. The partnership will support the installation of Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure Microgrid Operation (EMO) and Microgrid Advisor for Energy Optimization and ...

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Western joins Business + Higher Education Roundtable

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      Western University has announced that it has joined the Business + Higher Education Roundtable (BHER), a national consortium of postsecondary partners devoted to creating more work experience opportunities for students. The membership will bolster Western’s student work-integrated learning opportunities in order to increase innovation and collaboration. “It’s all about offering the best preparation for, and ...

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NS invests $16.8M in computer science programs

The Government of Nova Scotia has announced that it will be investing $16.8M into computer science programs in NS. The funds will support accelerated digital adaptation and the development of digital talent in NS, and will contribute to economic recovery. St Francis Xavier University will receive $794K to expand and enhance its computer science programs; ...

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UWaterloo warns students, staff of COVID-19 phishing scam

The University of Waterloo has reached out to students and staff to warn them of a phishing scam using a fake UWaterloo administration email. The email addresses parents and guardians with information from the Public Health Agency of Canada with regards to COVID-19 and a link that appears to lead to a letter from a medical officer. "Our IT ...

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Western students create Volunteer Task Force

A group of Western University students have created the London Volunteer Task Force, which provides a grocery shop-and-delivery service for Londoners who have self-quarantined or who are at high risk of COVID-19 infection. The Task Force started as a group of friends and has since expanded to include students from other faculties. “The idea is ...

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U of T, IIT Bombay partner to develop entrepreneurship program

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The University of Toronto has partnered with the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay to develop an entrepreneurship program. The partnership will see both institutions implement exchange programs for budding entrepreneurs, support research collaborations, and develop a two-way innovation talent pipeline. “As leading universities in Canada and India, each located in our respective countries’ commercial hubs of Toronto and ...

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Indian Origin Researchers among others isolate COVID-19 virus, press forward on vaccine development

  Pictured left to right: Dr. Robert Kozak, Dr. Samira Mubareka, Dr. Arinjay Banerjee   A team of researchers from McMaster University, University of Toronto, and Sunnybrook Research Institute have successfully isolated the COVID-19 virus. “Now that we have isolated the SARS-CoV-2 virus, we can share this with other researchers and continue this teamwork,” said McMaster NSERC Post-doctoral Fellow Arinjay Banerjee. ...

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Coursera, edX offer free access to institutions affected by COVID-19

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        Coursera and edX have announced that it will offer institutions free access for courses impacted by COVID-19. Coursera will provide the Coursera for Campus platform free to higher education institutions impacted by coronavirus until the end of July, and will allow students who enrol in Coursera courses on or before July 31st to retain access until September 30th. "Universities can ...

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TWU launches virtual tours amid COVID-19 concerns

Trinity Western University is offering VR headsets to prospective students who want to tour the campus amid the coronavirus outbreak. .

 Trinity Western University is offering VR headsets to prospective students who want to tour the campus amid the coronavirus outbreak. . Trinity Western University Trinity Western University has gone virtual in a bid to keep its annual spring recruiting weekend on track amid growing COVID-19 fears. “We are making lemonade out of lemons,” said Scott Fehrenbacher, senior ...

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St Clair unveils 5G-ready technology

St. Clair College is just the second Canadian post-secondary institution to have 5G-ready technology.

  St Clair College has unveiled emerging technologies that will support a 5G network when it becomes available in Canada. Following institutions such as the University of British Columbia and the University of Waterloo in developing on-campus 5G initiatives, St Clair notes that the new network will allow quicker data transformation, better cyber security, and advancements ...

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McMaster expands Innovation Park with acquisition of Hamilton Spectator building

McMaster University's Innovation Park has purchased the Hamilton Spectator building to create a state-of-the-art hub for emerging life sciences companies. When completed, MIP will employ 5,000 people and span 2.5 million square feet of space. “We’re realizing the true social and economic value of our research and helping to grow the region’s life sciences cluster," ...

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StFX’s Coady Institute receives nearly $10M for international women’s leadership initiatives

L-r, Central Nova MP Sean Fraser; Coady Executive Director Gord Cunningham; Eileen Alma, Coady, Director, Women and Indigenous Programming; Senator Mary Coyle; StFX President Dr. Kevin Wamsley; and Anthony Scoggins, Coady Director of Education Programs. St Francis Xavier University's Coady Institute has received nearly $10M in funding from Global Affairs Canada to promote the international development ...

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