SK implements changes to modernize postsecondary legislation

  The Government of Saskatchewan has introduced The Post-Secondary Education and Skills Training Act, 2021. The new act is intended to modernize legislation related to postsecondary education and the skills training sector. It will apply to all postsecondary institutions receiving government funding, and will update the minister’s responsibilities and powers, centralize grant-making authority to postsecondary institutions, and ...

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Algoma, Devant partner to bring customized career development platform for international students

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Algoma University and Devant have partnered to launch a customized, web-based career development platform designed specifically for international students. “We are proud of our international student body at Algoma University and are passionate about giving them the resources they need,” shared Cindi Elgie, Co-op, Career and Experiential Learning Coordinator. “We are thrilled to have so ...

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Six Canadian business schools place on 2021 Corporate Knights Better World MBA top-40 ranking

The 2021 Corporate Knights Better World MBA top-40 ranking has been released, and eight Canadian business schools have ranked among the top 40. The ranking considers seven metrics focused on sustainability. The top three institutions were Griffiths Business School in Australia, Maastricht University – School of Business and Economics in the Netherlands, and Warwick Business ...

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SK announces global engagement strategy to encourage international student population growth

  The Government of Saskatchewan has announced a new global engagement strategy that will encourage the growth of the international student population over the next five years. The strategy’s key components include fostering new international partnerships, developing a new International Education Practitioner Program, and increasing targeted recruitment in French language markets. “The strategy developed in partnership ...

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SK invests $3M in scholarship program, funds to be matched through funding raised by institutions

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  The Government of Saskatchewan has announced that it is investing $3M in the Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunity Scholarship program. The investment will be matched by the scholarship funds raised by postsecondary institutions. The scholarships target areas in which students are doing innovative work, such as mining, energy, biotechnology, agriculture, environment, engineering, medicine, and science programs. ...

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QS releases QS Graduate Employability Rankings

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Quacquarelli Symonds has released the QS Graduate Employability Rankings, which examine the pathways into employment that postsecondary institutions around the world create for their graduates. The top five institutions in the world were the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, the University of California Los Angeles, the University of Sydney, and Harvard University. Several Canadian ...

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Agents prey on increasingly vulnerable international students: Editorial

  International students are increasingly vulnerable to exploitation by agents who profit from their enrolment at Canadian postsecondary institutions, writes Nicholas Hune-Brown of The Walrus. Hune-Brown reports that international student demographics have changed over the years, with many students now coming from poorer families that are struggling to support their children’s education and future permanent residency. Agents often ...

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‘Association of Indian Principals’ Gateway to Rs 100 Cr plus , Scholarships for Students, to Universities in India & Abroad

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  Dear Indian Students !!! We are pleased to share with you that ‘Association of Indian Principals’ has created Gateway to Rs 100 Crore  plus , Scholarships for Students, who have passed 12th this year and seeking admission to Universities in India & Abroad and looking for scholarships.   Registration link for Students  https://indianprincipals.com/student-registration-for-scholarship/   All the students who have passed 12th this year , the ...

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ICEC Seeks Your Support to get Justice for Indian Students Traveling to Canada

Indo Canada Education Council (NGO)  #VoiceOfStudents Seeking your support to get justice for Indian Students Traveling to Canada !! Please SIGN & SUPPORT! http://chng.it/L6zV4YdNzZ There is now a new cause for concern among Indian students about the Suspension of flights from India, which has been imposed in the wake of the heavy second wave of the Covid-19 Pandemic ...

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QC announces postsecondary students will return in person even if vaccination target is unmet

The Government of Quebec has announced that postsecondary students will be returning to campus in person, even if the population does not meet the COVID-19 vaccination target. Journal de Montréal reports that QC will likely not meet the 75% vaccination among the 16- to 29-year-old population, but 78.6% of college students and 83% of academics are expected ...

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Increased interest, enrolment in environmental science as students face climate crisis

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Postsecondary students are becoming increasingly interested in environmental science as the climate crisis becomes more obvious through heat waves, writes Maggie Macintosh of the Winnipeg Free Press. Macintosh speaks to students and researchers, such as University of Winnipeg student Catherine Goltz, who have been inspired to continue studying environmental studies in order to protect the environment. ...

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Australia trails behind as Canada becomes top study destination

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Australia continues to struggle to adopt Canada's education model as Canada's strong COVID-19 response has secured it its place as the “most attractive study destination,” in a recent agent survey. In contrast to Australia's continued border closure, international students can enter Canada barring they meet certain criteria. Education agents from Nepal, China and the ...

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How international students can use emotional intelligence to manage challenges: Opinion

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The pandemic has been difficult both for international students living away from loved ones and those far from their institutions wondering about interruptions to their programs or research. (Matese Fields/Unsplash)   International students can harness emotional intelligence to manage stress associated with COVID-19 challenges, writes Rakha Zabin, a Brock University PhD student. The author explains that international students ...

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suspended flights from India until July 21, 2021.

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  The Government of Canada has suspended flights from India until July 21, 2021. During that period, passengers who travel to Canada from India via an indirect route will need to obtain a pre-departure negative COVID-19 molecular test result from a third country before continuing their journey to Canada. Travellers who have previously tested positive for COVID-19 must provide proof ...

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QS World University Rankings 2022 released, UofT, McGill, UBC rank in top 50

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QS Quacquarelli Symonds has released the QS World University Rankings for 2022. The rankings evaluated 1,300 universities around the world according to metrics such as academic reputation, employer reputation, and faculty/student ratio. The top three institutions were MIT (1), the University of Oxford (2), and the University of Cambridge and Stanford University (tied for 3). ...

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