Concordia receives $3M gift for merit-based graduate fellowships

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Miriam Roland has been a strong Concordia supporter for more than 30 years, funding many fellowships and programs, including the District 3 Innovation Centre. Concordia University has received a $3M donation from Miriam Roland to establish a new series of merit-based graduate fellowships. The Miriam Aaron Roland Graduate Fellowships will be awarded to graduate students from ...

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McMaster lowers tuition for international PhD students, improves research environment

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As part of a comprehensive strategy to continue attracting international PhDs, McMaster University will reportedly lower international tuition rates, increase funding, and enhance the research environment. “This new approach allows us to continue to attract the very best international PhD students while maximizing the value and impact of research grants and research productivity,” stated McMaster ...

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McGill to offer certificate in cannabis cultivation

The Journal de Montréal reports that McGill University has introduced a new professional certificate program in cannabis cultivation. While other schools in Canada offer similar programs, Anja Geitmann, Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, asserts that McGill will offer more specialized training than the existing offerings. McGill is reportedly in the process of establishing a ...

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Conestoga receives accreditation for 28 co-op programs

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Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada has accredited 28 co-operative education programs at Conestoga College. A Conestoga release states that the accreditation demonstrates the college’s commitment to CEWIL Canada’s standards of quality and establishes Conestoga as just one of two colleges in the province to offer accredited co-op programs. “Conestoga has positioned itself as a ...

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Carleton, India partner on Acceleration program for women tech entrepreneurs

A partnership between Carleton University and the All India Council for Technical Education will aim to support women tech entrepreneurs in Canada and India. A Carleton release states that the Canada-India Acceleration Program will help Canadian women scale-up their companies in untapped markets in cities across India with mentorship from global entrepreneurs, more than 200 ...

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All Atlantic provinces to adopt NS plan to retain international students after graduation

Federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, centre, says the region-wide extension of Nova Scotia’s “Study and Stay” program will act as a compliment to the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Project announced in 2016 that connects immigrants and companies.

Federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, centre, says the region-wide extension of Nova Scotia’s “Study and Stay” program will act as a compliment to the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Project announced in 2016 that connects immigrants and companies.  (ANDREW VAUGHAN / THE CANADIAN PRESS) All of Canada’s Atlantic provinces are set to adopt a program that helps international students stay and ...

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Trent launches new programming in Forensic Science, Management

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Trent University has recently announced two new programs: a unique course-based Master of Science in Forensic Science and a 16-month Master of Management program designed for students with an undergraduate degree in a field other than business. The Forensic Science program is reportedly the first in Canada of its kind, and will include a four-month ...

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UNB Saint John envisions doubling enrolment to 4,000

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The University of New Brunswick Saint John President Eddy Campbell wants to double his school's enrolment to 4,000 students reports CBC. “If people come and they start saying they want to double the size of the enterprise, and it's not yet clear where all the needed resources are going to come from, that will arouse ...

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NS launches program providing job opportunities for new Master’s, PhD graduates

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Nova Scotia has launched the Innovate to Opportunity program, a provincial initiative hat will help recent graduates with advanced degrees start careers with NS businesses. The program provides three-year funding for small- and medium-sized enterprises to hire recent Master’s and PhD graduates. “These graduates are at the pinnacle of their education and offer fresh ideas ...

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ICEC Attends ‘Indo-Canada Business Session’ Addressed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Organised by C-IBC/ICBC

ICEC Attends ‘Indo-Canada Business Session’ Addressed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Organised by C-IBC/ICBC

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On Thursday, February 22, 2018, ICEC Chairman Surinder Singh Madan was privileged to attend the ‘Indo Canada Business Session’ at Durbar Hall, Taj Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi. The event was one of two business sessions organised by the Indo-Canadian Business Chamber (ICBC) in partnership with the Canada-India Business Council (C-IBC) on the occasion of Prime Minister ...

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UWindsor to introduce IT into forensic sciences program

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The University of Windsor has introduced a new stream of specialization for honours students in its Forensic Sciences program that will enable these students to apply Information Technology in their field. Program Chair Shashi Jasra says that many people are now storing and sharing information through digital media. “With advancements in technology, there will be increased demand ...

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UofT “sends global signal” by charging domestic fees for international PhDs: THE

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The University of Toronto’s decision to charge domestic tuition rates for international PhD students signals a new step in the school’s efforts to attract leading talent from around the world, reports Times Higher Education. The article outlines how the university’s decision was impacted by negotiations with the Ontario government, which agreed to allow UofT to use a grant supporting ...

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McGill launches new Masters of Management in Analytics program

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management has announced that it will launch a new Masters of Management in Analytics this summer. The one-year program is described as an intensive pre-experience program that covers the fundamentals of data and decision analytics, team management and leadership, and opportunities for interdisciplinary study. “Organizations across sectors are seeing the ...

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UFV, VFS partner on diploma-degree pathway

Vancouver Film School and the University of the Fraser Valley have announced a partnership that will enable students to earn two credentials within three years. Graduates of VFS’s diploma program will enter into one of four different UFV degree programs with over 60 credits, which will enable them to complete a bachelor’s degree in two years. “This partnership ...

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UBC Scientists Discover Drink Which Could Help Moderate Blood Sugar Levels

Scientists Discover Drink Which Could Help Moderate Blood Sugar Levels: 5 Tips That May Help Too

Scientists Discover Drink Which Could Help Moderate Blood Sugar Levels: 5 Tips That May Help Too Researchers at the University of British Columbia and University of Oxford revealed that a single drink of ketone ester can regulate sudden blood sugar spikes and enable better blood sugar control. Food | NDTV Food Desk | Updated: February 14, 2018 12:00 IST    by Taboola  Sponsored Links  Sponsored This ...

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Carleton, Cuso International partner on e-volunteering opportunity

Carleton University has partnered with Cuso International to support Peruvian farmers. The partnership began in January, and sees students in Carleton’s Bachelor of Global and International Studies program work with professionals and community leaders in Lima to help small farmers generate income in an urban setting. The students use Skype, email, and other technology to ...

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New partnership boosts aerospace training seats at Okanagan College

Okanagan College will enjoy more spaces to train students for good-paying aircraft technician jobs, thanks to a new partnership with the Industry Training Authority, KF Aerospace, and the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada. The partnership will specifically support apprentices in the college's aircraft maintenance engineering structures program. “With a global and regional demand for people ...

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