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24/7 mental health support on the way for post-secondary students

JANUARY 28, 2020     Source: BC Government

Victoria, BC — The Province has selected Morneau Shepell to develop a free mental health counselling and referral service for post-secondary students throughout British Columbia. After a rigorous procurement process, Morneau Shepell was chosen to create and operate a 24/7 mental health counselling and referral service for post-secondary students at all public and private post-secondary institutions in B.C. The company will ...

Scholarships in Canada for Southeast Asian students

JANUARY 2, 2020     Source: Global Affairs Canada

Scholarships for students from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Apply by March 5!

B.C.-China Award for Excellence in Chinese

DECEMBER 20, 2019     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. ...

Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program

NOVEMBER 28, 2019     Source: Global Affairs Canada

Short-term scholarships for Canadians to study abroad in China. Application deadline: January 23, 2020.

International student numbers in US at all-time high but new enrollments declining

NOVEMBER 18, 2019     Source: Chelsea Dibble

Recent stats on the high number of international students in the United States have been dominating headlines. The 2019 Open Doors Report, produced by the Institute of International Education (IIE), states international student numbers in the US increased by 0.05 percent in the 2018/19 academic year to reach an all-time high of 1,095,299, the fourth consecutive year with more than one million international students. However, while ...

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Bridging Oceans

NOVEMBER 12, 2019     Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education

The APAIE 2020 Conference and Exhibition will highlight new and rising powers, economies and regions around the world.

Travelling to China in 2019-20? Here’s what you need to know about visas

OCTOBER 7, 2019     Source: BCCIE

Whether travelling to China for business or pleasure, it’s important to use the correct visa. The type of visa you apply for depends on the main purpose of your visit. Failure to use the correct visa may result in penalties by Chinese authorities. Categories and description of visas An “L” visa is issued to those who are going to China for tourism purposes only. An “F” visa is issued to those who plan to visit ...

Now open: Global Internship Conference Call for Proposals

SEPTEMBER 11, 2019     Source: Global Internship Conference

Submit a proposal for GIC 2020 | Internship Ability: Accessibility, Scalability, Sustainability. The deadline is November 15, 2019.

Australia, Canada, the UK, and the US most attractive counties for international students, says OECD report

SEPTEMBER 10, 2019     Source: Chelsea Dibble

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) latest Education at a Glance report says English-speaking countries are the most attractive to international students. Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States received more than 40 percent of all mobile students in OECD and partner countries. The report examines education systems across 36 OECD countries and various partner countries. It ...

Now Open for Application: BC Student and Teacher Exchange and Mobility Awards

SEPTEMBER 3, 2019     Source: BC Government

For BC Grade 8-12 school groups and BC K-12 teachers British Columbia’s Ministry of Education is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the BC Student and Teacher Exchange and Mobility Awards. The Awards aim to foster the development of intercultural skills and global competencies, and to strengthen relationships with foreign partners. Eligible activities take place between August 1, 2019 – July 31, ...

Visiting French Teacher Scholarships

SEPTEMBER 3, 2019     Source: BC Government

The Province of British Columbia’s Ministry of Education is providing scholarship awards to promote the recruitment of French language and French immersion teachers to B.C. The two scholarships are as follows: Visiting French Teacher Training Scholarships There are five (5) awards of $3,000 each for prospective teachers from France or Belgium studying in a qualifying Teacher Education Program at a B.C. post-secondary institution. ...

Study in Canada scholarships program

SEPTEMBER 2, 2019     Source: Government of Canada

Following the launch of the new International Education Strategy, Global Affairs Canada is introducing a new pilot Study in Canada Scholarships program that will help promote a dynamic and diversified international education sector in Canada. The pilot Study in Canada Scholarships program commits $5 million over five years to increase opportunities for post-secondary institutions across Canada to ...