India issues travel advisory for students, nationals in Canada

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India has issued a new travel advisory encouraging Indian nationals and students to “exercise utmost caution” when travelling in Canada, reports CBC. “Given the deteriorating security environment in Canada, Indian students in particular are advised to exercise extreme caution and remain vigilant,” states the advisory. Students are also required to register with the High Commission ...

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IRCC pauses deportation for international students, announces plan to investigate each case

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  The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship The Government of Canada Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) Sean Fraser issued a statement about the next steps for the case of fraudulent letters of admission. Fraser explained that each case will be reviewed and every affected student that is subject to a removal order ...

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Canada, India to increase discussions on international movement of students, collaboration

Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal meets Canadian Minister for International Trade Mary Ng.

Canada and India have agreed to increase discussions on the movement of skilled professionals and students between the two countries, given the impact on the countries’ economic ties. Canadian federal minister Mary Ng and Indian minister Piyush Goyal met as part of the India-Canada Ministerial Dialogue on Trade and Investment, where they agreed to strengthen ...

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SK institutions strike partnerships in India during provincial trade mission

Several USask and government dignitaries pose during a memorandum of understanding signing in India

  During a recent trade mission to India led by Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, postsecondary institutions connected with and struck partnerships with Indian institutions as part of a broader effort to foster collective knowledge exchange between SK and India. The University of Saskatchewan signed Memorandums of Understanding with Chandigarh University, the National Institue Technology Jalandhar, and ...

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Foreign varsities setting up campuses in India can only offer offline classes: UGC Chairman

UGC Chairman M Jagadesh Kumar. Credit: PTI Photo

M Jagadesh Kumar, chairperson, University Grants Commission's    Foreign universities will need the University Grants Commission's nod to set up campuses in India and the initial approval will be for 10 years, the panel's chairperson M Jagadesh Kumar said on Thursday. He also stressed that foreign varsities with campuses in the country can only offer full-time programmes in physical ...

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Advisory for Indian Students seeking Admission in Foreign Universities/Institutions

UGC likely to allow PhD enrolment under distance education

                University Grants Commission has received several complaints from Indian students pursuing studies abroad regarding misleading claims being made by foreign universities/institutions in respect of the courses offered by them and validity of their degrees. In order to avoid misguidance of Indian students by Foreign Universities/Institutions, UGC has decided to issue an advisory to students as under ...

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UNB, MAHE partner to create new pathway for Indian-trained RNs to work in Canada

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The University of New Brunswick recently partnered with Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) in India to reduce barriers for Indian-trained Registered Nurses to gain employment in New Brunswick. UNB and MAHE will offer a dual degree program to train Registered Nurses for work in NB. MAHE will follow comparable curriculum and supports for writing ...

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Canada extends work permit for international students stuck in “immigration limbo”

Immigration Minister Sean Fraser says officials are pumping more resources into the system, making policy changes and moving toward a fully digital system.

he Government of Canada’s immigration department has announced that it is rolling out interim measures to allow international students stuck in "immigration limbo" to remain and work legally in Canada, reports The Toronto Star. Due to backlogs during the COVID-19 pandemic, the intake of some skilled immigration programs was suspended until last month, leaving many international ...

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48 foreign universities interested in UGC’s twinning initiative

At least 48 foreign universities have responded to the plan to offer twinning, joint-degree and dual-degree programmes in collaboration with Indian universities. Many higher education institutions have expressed interest in setting up satellite campuses in India. The University of Queensland, Australia, is meeting University Grants Commission officials in August to consider a potential collaboration. A UGC official ...

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UGC regulations to facilitate collaborations with foreign universities

UGC makes collaboration with foreign universities easy; allows 3 types of programmes

NEW DELHI: Allowing easier access to education in foreign universities, the University Grants Commission (UGC) approved guidelines on joint-degree, dual-degree and twinning programmes on Tuesday. Explaining the benefits of the newly-approved regulations, UGC chairman M Jagadesh Kumar said that students from India will soon be able to study in reputed foreign universities at a relatively low cost. ...

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UGC Approves Regulations For Dual, Joint Degree Programmes With Foreign Universities

UGC Approves Regulations For Dual, Joint Degree Programmes With Foreign Universities

The higher education institutions of India can now collaborate with foreign counterparts for credit recognition and transfer The University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved regulations where Indian and foreign higher education institutions can now offer joint or dual degrees and twinning programmes, informed UGC Chairman Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar. The decision was taken at a meeting of ...

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    ADVISORY FOR STUDENTS FROM INDIA AFFECTED BY CLOSURE OF THREE COLLEGES IN QUEBEC, CANADA The High Commission has been approached by several students from India who were enrolled in the three institutions run by Rising Phoenix International Inc, namely, M College in Montreal, CED College in Sherbrooke and CCSQ College in Longueil, all in the province ...

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King’s, Bennet University partner to promote student, faculty, staff exchange


  King’s University College has announced that it has partnered with Bennet University of Uttar Pradesh, India. The MOU includes a student exchange program promoting academic exchange and intercultural activities and projects, a faculty and staff exchange, and opportunities for joint collaboration on research and academic activities. “I am thrilled to begin this partnership with such ...

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CICan shares federal updates impacting international student travel, PGWP eligibility

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Colleges and Institutes Canada has shared several announcements from national government departments with direct relevance to international students. For students who are currently outside of Canada, time spent studying online will continue to count toward Post-Graduate Work Permit eligibility until August 31st, 2022. Also, CICan reports that, effective last week, Canada has expanded the list ...

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