Economic impact of international education in Canada – 2017 update

MARCH 9, 2018     Source: Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada released a study that assessed the economic impact of international students studying in Canada. Read the full report.

Student Exchange Program for Latin America and the Caribbean

FEBRUARY 27, 2018     Source: Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada has launched its 2018-2019 Student Exchange Program (SEP) for Latin American and Caribbean citizens wishing to study, conduct research or pursue professional development in Canada. The SEP scholarships promote partnerships, student mobility and research collaborations between Canadian and Latin American and Caribbean post-secondary institutions. The SEP is comprised of four programs that will offer approximately 650 ...

Scholarships available for students to study abroad through the Organization of American States (OAS)

FEBRUARY 27, 2018     Source: Global Affairs Canada

The OAS offers academic scholarships for study or research at the Master’s or PhD level that lead to a degree at a university or educational institution in an OAS Member State.

Funding Opportunity for Research Institutions in Partnership with Brazil

DECEMBER 20, 2017     Source: BCCIE

CAPES (Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior), a Brazilian Federal Government agency which plays a fundamental role in the expansion and consolidation of stricto sensu (master's and doctorate) postgraduate courses in all states of the Brazilian Federation launched its new program called CAPES/PrInt. The main objective is to foster the establishment of international research networks ...

Call for Nominations: Jack P. Blaney Award

NOVEMBER 18, 2016     Source: Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Dialogue

Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Dialogue is now accepting nominations for the 2017/18 Jack P. Blaney Award for Dialogue. The Jack P. Blaney Award for Dialogue is presented every second year to an individual who has demonstrated international excellence in the use of dialogue to increase mutual understanding and advance complex public issues. Nominations are encouraged from around the world in the fields of international diplomacy ...

U.S. to launch a federal study abroad office

AUGUST 30, 2016     Source: The PIE News

In a bid to increase the number of US students with an international experience, the US Department of State will launch a study abroad branch that will push for diversity among study abroad participants, promote non-traditional destinations and build partnerships with foreign governments.

Ottawa seeks to attract Chinese workers

AUGUST 12, 2016     Source: The Globe and Mail