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Minister Kenney Unveils Revamped Welcome to Canada Guide and New Living in Canada Online Tool

Vancouver, April 2, 2013 — A new, more comprehensive guide and a new web tool to help newcomers settle and integrate in Canada were unveiled today by Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney. [CA]

 

Chinese Deluge U.S. Master's Programs

When the business school at the University of California, Davis, started its master's program in accounting last year, administrators expected to attract aspiring accountants from nearby colleges. [US]

 

International students welcomed to Calgary

When Lisa Mah arrived in Calgary to attend high school, she was struck by pangs of loneliness. Her jokes, translated from Korean, fell flat. She had trouble making friends with English speakers. [CA]

   

International Students Rank Guelph No. 1

For the second year in a row, the University of Guelph ranks tops among Ontario universities for living and learning environment for international students, says a new survey. [CA]

 

Measuring student and agent performances

Nearly 200 delegates from around the world attended the fourth annual conference of the American International Recruitment Council (AIRC) last month in Miami. The event featured several workshops covering a broad range of topics on policy, recruitment solutions, and technology. Among these was an insightful seminar on measuring and evaluating both agency and student performance given by Mr Ross Jennings, associate vice president of Green River Community College in Auburn, Washington, USA.[ICEF]

   

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