Canada announces Mitacs expansion for colleges, polytechnics

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    A new federal pilot program will help colleges and polytechnics partner with businesses and non-profits to provide paid internships for students. A Government of Canada release reports that the new program builds on the federal government’s commitment to invest $221M into Mitacs as part of an effort to create 10,000 paid internships for postsecondary students each year. ...

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How international students can survive, thrive while studying in Canada

Studying as an international student in Canada can be extremely rewarding, but requires “nerves of steel,” writes Prajwala Dixit. Reflecting on her experience as an international student, the author notes that social isolation, culture shock, and xenophobic experiences remain significant challenges to international students during their studies. Further, barriers to gaining permanent residency create difficulties ...

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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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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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Final reminder to submit application for Shastri Scholarships/fellowships/Grants for the year 2017-18

  Dear Shastri friends! Seasons Greetings! This is the last call to receive completed applications for the below mentioned programmes offered through Government of India funding. Interested candidates are advised to submit proposals timely to avoid last minute rush and pressure on the Grant Management System (GMS) which results in slow processing/inactive sessions and sometimes even leading to ...

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NL funds pilot employment programs for international students

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The Newfoundland and Labrador Government has funded a pilot employment program for international students that will help them become permanent residents of the province, according to the Northern Pen. The Student Internship Pilot Program will be delivered by the Association for New Canadians, and will connect full-time international students enrolled at provincial postsecondary institutions to small- or medium-sized businesses ...

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Canada introduces 10,000 paid internships

The federal government has announced that it is creating 10,000 paid internships per year by 2020-2021 through an investment of $221M in Mitacs. “Through these 10,000 paid internships, Canadian students will get the hands-on learning experience and skills required to successfully transition from the classroom to the workforce,” said Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic ...

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Punjabi University signs MoU with Canada’s University of Fraser Valley

PATIALA: Recognising the mutual benefits to be gained through a cooperative programme promoting scholarly activities and international understanding, Punjabi University, Patiala and the University of Fraser Valley (UFV), Canada, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here on Friday. The MoU shall be valid for three years from today but could be renewed or extended by ...

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Launch of a collaborative initiative to support Canadian businesses

New initiative to support Canadian businesses Ottawa-based Indo-Canadian organizations collaborate with Carleton University to help Canadian businesses and newly-landed immigrants. Ottawa, Canada - To support Ottawa-based business and new immigrants to Canada, two key Ottawa-based Indo-Canadian organizations have created a collaborative initiative with Carleton University’s Canada-India Centre for Excellence (CICE) to connect Canadian businesses with talent, market ...

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3rd Quebec Film Festival -At JNU (Delhi) on 8th NOVEMBER 8, 2017

Poster Quebec Films 2017(1) CENTRE FOR CANADIAN, US AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES IN ASSOCIATION WITH LE BUREAU DU QUÉBEC À MUMBAI INVITES YOU TO A FILM FESTIVAL Indigenous Peoples in Québec New Perspectives, New Voices JNU 1:30 PM: LE PEUPLE INVISIBLE (2007) Directed by renowned Quebec poet and singer Richard Desjardins, ‘The Invisible People’ critically revisits the forgotten history of unequal relationships between ...

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Maclean’s releases 2018 university rankings

Maclean’s releases 2018 university rankings

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The University of Toronto, Mount Allison University, Simon Fraser University, Bishop’s University, and McGill University have all received best-in-Canada designations in this year’s Maclean’s university rankings report. U of T was named Canada’s Top School by Reputation, while MtA took home the title of Top Undergraduate University. SFU was named Top Comprehensive University, Bishop’s was ...

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Lakehead opens “one stop” hub for student enrolment services

Lakehead University has officially opened its new Student Central, a space at the heart of its Thunder Bay campus where new and current students can receive a variety of Enrolment Services and supports in a “one stop” format. Enrolment Services includes Undergraduate Recruitment; Undergraduate Admissions; Student Awards and Financial Aid; and Academic Advising, Records and ...

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