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 ...

Read More

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

AIP India

  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   All the students who have passed 12th this year , the ...

Read More

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! 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 ...

Read More

International students in Canada are becoming less diverse: Report

Over nearly two decades, the number of first-time study permit holders almost quadrupled to 250,020, with the most notable jump coming post-2015 with the annual growth rates ranging between 12.5 per cent and 27 per cent, according to Statistics Canada.

  The group of international students who are studying in Canada is becoming less diverse, reports The Star, which could be problematic for Canada in the long run. International students are reportedly being drawn to programs that are shorter in length; lower cost; located in Ontario; and focused on fields such as business, management, and public administration are ...

Read More

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 ...

Read More

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

The Sea ice environmental research facility.

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. ...

Read More

Australia trails behind as Canada becomes top study destination

international students

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 ...

Read More

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

Back of a young person in backpack looking at the sky.

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 ...

Read More

Canada’s first phase to easing border measures for travellers entering Canada

download (1)

    Beginning July 5, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EDT, fully vaccinated travellers who are permitted to enter Canada will not be subject to the federal requirement to quarantine or take a COVID-19 test on day-8. In addition, fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air will not be required to stay at a government-authorized hotel. To be considered fully ...

Read More

suspended flights from India until July 21, 2021.

Trvel Canada logo

  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 ...

Read More

Trent, Chitkara University collaborate on BBA degree program

A screenshot from the virtual announcement of the new program.

Trent University has collaborated with Chitkara University to develop an academic mentorship agreement that will allow Chitkara students to earn Trent Bachelor of Business Administration degrees. Students in the program will learn Canadian curriculum at Chitkara for the first two years of their studies before completing their final two years at Trent’s School of Business. ...

Read More

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

QS World University Rankings logo

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). ...

Read More

Students in India look increasingly to overseas education, board exam cancellations complicate admissions

  The second wave of the pandemic in India has had several significant impacts on students looking to enter higher education. India Times reports that the upheaval created by the pandemic has caused students to look overseas for college admissions in countries with access to vaccines, robust health infrastructure, and policies favouring foreign student admissions. Several education platforms ...

Read More

NRC, Mitacs invest $2.5M into graduate, post-graduate student internships

Mitacs Interview Questions | Glassdoor

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and Mitacs have announced that they will be investing $2.5M into graduate and post-graduate student internships. The five-year investment will fund 250 internships to bolster seven Challenge programs and five Supercluster support programs. “Mitacs is proud to continue and expand our partnership with the NRC to drive Canadian innovation,” ...

Read More

PM Modi chairs meeting on Class 12 boards, announces cancellation of exams

Narendra Modi

By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 1, 2021 8:40:00 pm CBSE had announced the postponement of Class 12 exams in April. File. Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired an important meeting today to discuss the fate of class 12 board exams. The meeting took place at 5:30 pm today. Following the meeting, the union government on Tuesday announced ...

Read More

ApplyBoard partners with ETS and Pearson Education to simplify verification of test scores

Illustration featuring verified English test scores and the words ApplyProof launches Proof of Language

  ApplyBoard has forged partnerships with ETS and Pearson Education that will simplify the verification of English language test scores. ApplyProof will enable postsecondary institutions across Canada to verify Proof of English Language Proficiency by simply clicking a button when evaluating international student documentation. It will also allow students to access and share their own test ...

Read More