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DREaM International Students Summer Program 2019

MAY 13, 2019     Source: Office of International Affairs (OIA) Universitas Gadjah Mada

Students are invited to Yogyakarta, Indonesia for an incredible 15 days of learning and exchange. Apply by June 30.

Flaherty Research Scholarship

MAY 9, 2019     Source: Ireland Canada University Foundation

The award will support up to six Canadian research scholars travelling to Ireland for visits between 4 and 6 weeks long.

UMAP Discovery Camp 2019

APRIL 9, 2019     Source: Chelsea Dibble

Thirty university students from University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) Consortium member countries will have an opportunity to travel to Taiwan this summer to take part in UMAP’s 2019 Discovery Camp. Organized by Taiwan’s Ministry of Education, UMAP Taiwan National Secretariat, and Fu Jen Catholic University in Taiwan, the camp fulfills UMAP’s mission of enhancing international understanding by boosting ...

Announcing the BC International Student Ambassador Scholarships

MARCH 28, 2019     Source: BC Government

British Columbia’s Ministry of Education is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the International Student Ambassador Scholarships. International students from multiple countries are eligible to be nominated. Eligible Countries Group 1 (Original Partner Countries) China, Japan, Korea Group 2 (Recent MOU Partners) Colombia, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands Group 3 (Other ...

Vancouver 2020 launches at APAIE 2019

MARCH 28, 2019     Source: Chelsea Dibble

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — At the closing ceremonies for the Asia Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE) 2019 conference, Andrew Petter, President and Vice-Chancellor of Simon Fraser University, officially launched Vancouver APAIE 2020, the next host city for the association’s annual conference. For the first time ever, APAIE’s conference will be held on the ‘other’ side of the ...

Canada: federal budget allocates millions to international education

MARCH 21, 2019     Source: The PIE News

A major investment in international education was included in the Canadian federal budget 2019, with a focus on supporting the new International Education Strategy and outbound mobility.

Canada sees record growth in international students in 2018

FEBRUARY 15, 2019     Source: Chelsea Dibble

According to recently released data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), there were 572, 415 international students in Canada as of December 31, 2018. Counted by IRCC as study permit holders, the number of international students in Canada last year represented a 16 percent increase from the previous year. Earning the top spot was India with 172,625 study permit holders in Canada in 2018, a 40 percent increase from 2017. ...

BC and Vietnam partner on college mobility

JANUARY 25, 2019     Source: The PIE News

Two-way mobility of college students and staff between Vietnam and the Canadian province of British Columbia will be facilitated by a new partnership forged between BC Colleges and the Vietnam Association of Community Colleges.

B.C.-China Award for Excellence in Chinese

DECEMBER 10, 2018     Source: BC Government

British Columbia’s Ministry of Education is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the B.C.-China Award for Excellence in Chinese. The award promotes the study of Chinese language and culture by B.C. students developing their intercultural awareness and skills. The B.C.-China Award for Excellence in Chinese is a collaborative scholarship program offering up to fifty (50) $500 Awards for B.C. students studying ...

International Education update on India’s National Capital Region (NCR)

DECEMBER 3, 2018     Source: BC's Trade and Investment Office in India

This update was compiled by BC's Education Marketing Manager under the auspices of BC's Trade and Investment Office in India. The primary objective of this update is to identify opportunities for BC institutions towards partnership and recruitment in India. The National Capital Region (NCR) is a coordinated planning region centred upon the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT) ...

CBIE strengthens collaborations on intled

NOVEMBER 30, 2018     Source: CBIE

During the CBIE annual conference in Ottawa in November, CBIE signed a series of MoUs to renew its collaboration with provincial bodies across Canada.

International student growth declining in the United States

NOVEMBER 21, 2018     Source: Chelsea Dibble

Recent stats on the high number of international students in the United States have been dominating headlines. The 2018 Open Doors Report, produced by the Institute of International Education (IIE), states international student numbers in the US increased by 1.5 percent in 2017/18 to reach 1,094,792, up from just over 1.08 million in the previous period. However, while international students in the US are at a record high, new student ...