Industry News

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

Thursday, 11 April 2013 07:25

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

Wednesday, 10 April 2013 00:00

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

Wednesday, 03 April 2013 09:14

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

Tuesday, 02 April 2013 00:00

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

Thursday, 28 March 2013 08:05

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]

   

Canada Aims to Woo International Students

Tuesday, 26 March 2013 00:00

TORONTO — The number of college and university students studying internationally has grown more than fourfold since 1975 — and Canada wants a larger share of that market.[CA]

   

Intense competition places news emphasis on branding

Wednesday, 20 March 2013 07:14

“Higher education is the most complex, expensive intangible most people will ever purchase, and the “purchase decision” is therefore powerfully influenced by brand reputation.” [ICEF]

   

High school students want class act overseas

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 00:00

A growing number of high school students are opting for university preparatory schools overseas, specialists said ahead of major education expo. [USA]

   

Sauder to train Chinese bureaucrats in public policy

Thursday, 14 March 2013 08:40

UBC has finalized a deal for Chinese government officials to come to the university and take summer classes for the next five years. [CA]

   

China students barred in visa clamp

Tuesday, 12 March 2013 00:00

International students returning from China after their holidays are being denied entry to New Zealand and having their visas cancelled because they have not made good progress on their courses. [NZ]

   

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