IITKGP reaches out to rural students

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The IIT Kharagpur has launched a study model that equips students, especially those belonging to rural schools, to become confident and knowledgeable individuals. Under the project called ‘C minus 4’, high school students are trained and mentored so that they can teach students who are junior to them by four classes (minus 4). C refers to ...

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UWaterloo announces new School at Stratford campus

The University of Waterloo has announced that its Stratford campus will be home to the new Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business. For the last six years, the Stratford campus has reportedly grown at a rate of 20% per year, featuring programs that include the Bachelor of Global Business and Digital Arts and the ...

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60 educational institutions get full autonomy

60 educational institutions get full autonomy: Is your college on the list?

In a major move in the education sector, the University Grants Commission (UGC) on Tuesday granted autonomy to as many as 60 institutions for higher education in the country. The list of the institutions that would be given autonomy include five central universities, 21 state universities, 24 deemed universities, two private universities and eight autonomous ...

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Cannabis teaching lab under construction at Niagara

Canada’s first post-secondary credential in the production of commercial cannabis marked a significant milestone today as Niagara College took delivery of five specially modified shipping containers that will serve as the teaching lab for the program. Niagara College announced that it has received five specially modified shipping containers for its cannabis production teaching lab. The 900-square ...

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RDC, UCalgary to offer collaborative bachelors program

  Red Deer College and the University of Calgary have announced that they will be offering a four-year collaborative Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree in September 2018. “Red Deer College and University of Calgary Faculty of Arts have a strong history of partnering to offer local students with collaborative degrees,” said RDC School of Arts and ...

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Partnership between McMaster, Hamilton seeks to reimagine transit system

The two-year research project is a partnership between the HSR and McMaster

The two-year research project is a partnership between the HSR and McMaster's Faculty of Engineering, as well as the McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics. The City of Hamilton, McMaster University’s Faculty of Engineering, and the McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics have partnered on a two-year research program aimed at improving Hamilton’s transit systems. McMaster ...

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BC trades and tech schools to benefit from $5.4M provincial investment

British Columbia Premier John Horgan has announced that the provincial NDP will provide 15 postsecondary trades and technology programs with $5.4M for industry-standard training equipment. Each institution will reportedly receive between $310K and $500K. “Students need to get their education and training on the same type of equipment that industry uses,” said BC Advanced Education, Skills ...

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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


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


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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