Minglebox Education News - studycanadafeatured http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Sun, 25 Feb 2018 05:43:08 GMT Sun, 25 Feb 2018 05:43:08 GMT http://www.minglebox.com/rss Minglebox Feed Generator contact@minglebox.com contact@minglebox.com 5 Minglebox Education News 142 18 http://www.minglebox.com/news http://www.minglebox.com/images/global/logo-of-minglebox.gif <![CDATA[Top Reasons to Study in Canada]]> Canada is slowly becoming one of the popular study destinations for Indian students who are looking for study abroad alternatives to USA and UK. The excellent higher education institutions along with the benefit of studying in one of the best locations in a new culture provide a great value to many students. Here we list some of the top reasons one should study in Canada. International students can have affordable Education : It is not without any reason but rightly said that the quality of education and living standards in Canada are amongst the highest in the world. But at the same..

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:26:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85482a502e0148350ace5458de
<![CDATA[My Experience As a Digital Media Design Intern at Rainmaker]]> An internship is a core component of the Master of Digital Media program. It’s a chance for MDM students to take what they’ve learned and apply it to a work setting. Students accept internships in a variety of industries and roles, and most students are very pleased with the level of hands-on experience that they get, while employers are blown away by the talent and expertise that MDM students bring to the company.   In Fall 2015, Carlos Duralde took an internship as a Digital Media Designer with Rainmaker Entertainment, an animation and design company here in..

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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 11:30:08 GMT data-0001-fdbffeb153c036420153c22356102bdf
<![CDATA[Study permit applications from India to Canada shoot up by 15%]]> Canada is fast emerging as a much preferred destination for higher studies for Indian students, with a 15% year-to-date rise of study permit applications that the Canadian High Commission in New Delhi received. This year, 14,000 study permits have been issued for Canada. There has also been a notable change in the choices of students for courses to be pursued in Canada, as was evident during the recently held Council of International Schools (CIS) universities tour of India. The event saw many Indian students aspiring to pursue courses in Liberal Arts. There were enquiries regarding..

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:33:53 GMT data-0001-fdbffe834887a31d01489cb5cff43fd1
<![CDATA[Research opportunities bountiful for Indian students in Canada]]> Canada offers bountiful research opportunities for students from India, apart from being a much preferred destination for higher studies. Most of the Canadian students prefer to take up jobs after graduation. Hence, universities in the country are wooing foreign students for postgraduate (PG) or doctoral studies to boost their research activities. Most universities in Canada are research-intensive with advanced infrastructural facilities. However, they do not have the required number of students, according to officials of the University of Saskatchewan . In fact the..

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:03:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffead482a4544014835d1b9096f36
<![CDATA[Canada trying to attract Indian students with new rules]]> With UK losing numbers, there are several countries which are trying to attract the Indian students who are going abroad in unprecedented numbers. In this regard, Australia , Canada and New Zealand have become the next most popular destinations, on the back of easier visa norms and more scholarships for Indian students. Experts say that Canada has grown manifold in the past four years, while the US was still the first choice. According to reports, new rules that aim to strengthen Canada's status as a study destination of choice for prospective international students will..

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:14:17 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac45733c71014578d5eff8654e
<![CDATA[Canada looking to invite more Indian students ]]> Indian students are in demand now with universities from various countries are looking at increasing Indian student population in their campuses and Canada is among them. It has been reported that Canada is looking to increase not just the number of international students from India to their educational institutions but also the number of Canadian students to India. According to reports, Indian students constitute the second largest populace of international students in Canada, which has witnessed four-fold increase from 2008. Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, David..

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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 08:58:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac446e552d01447290bc750be8
<![CDATA[Major advantages of studying in Canada ]]> The North American country Canada is not only known for its snow clad peaks and ice hockey and a popular neighbor to USA but also as a developed world where quality education is guaranteed. Canada now provides ample educational opportunities to Indian students. There have been mutual exchange of students and faculty of universities which will serve the cause of higher education of both India and Canada. It is now known fact that Canadian Universities have been vying for Indian undergraduate (UG) students in a major way to pursue higher education in their country. Canadian universities..

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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:20:52 GMT data-0001-fdbffe83444f3aba014454642322075e
<![CDATA[Canada provides ample educational opportunities to Indian students]]> The North American country Canada provides ample educational opportunities to Indian students, as per officials of the Canadian Consulate. Such opportunities need to be further explored and expanded, which in turn will strengthen the existing ties between the two countries, the officials added. According to the Canadian Consulate officials, mutual exchange of students and faculty of universities will serve the cause of higher education of both India and Canada. Canadian Universities have been vying for Indian undergraduate (UG) students in a major way to pursue higher education in..

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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 07:15:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa440c728601441aa62d5d5f83
<![CDATA[Canada gains prominence as a major study abroad destination ]]> Students who wish to pursue study abroad generally look towards US and UK as major destinations but now Canada is also among the prominent choices while considering the study abroad options. Canada has also been actively courting Indian students for various UG courses and other professional courses.  Besides, several actors like tough economic scenario in the major western countries have also forced students to think alternate choices but with the same level of quality in institutions and education in general. Canada fits the bill perfectly in that regard. Hence there are..

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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:45:20 GMT data-0001-fdbffead42570c4f01425b94625c3795
<![CDATA[Schulich School of Business to introduce MBA program in Hyderabad]]> Canada-based Schulich School of Business will introduce a Master of Business Administration (MBA) program in the city of Hyderabad, India, as per a recent statement by the premier business school (B-school). Schulich School has joined hands with GMR School of Business, which is an academic initiative undertaken by GMR Varalakshmi Foundation under GMR Group, to launch this program. The program is expected to commence during September, 2013 and will initially be offered to around 40 candidates at the GMR School of Business campus in Hyderabad. Under the program, students will pursue the..

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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 07:52:39 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8540a649190140b99c3f010854
<![CDATA[Canadian Universities vie for Indian undergraduate students]]> Canadian Universities are vying for Indian undergraduate (UG) students in a major way, in order to attract them to pursue their higher education in Canada. Delegates from nine Canadian universities arrived in the capital city of New Delhi on Monday, August 19, 2013, for the same purpose. As per a press release by the Canadian High Commission, the delegation will mainly aim for guidance counselors of various schools, meritorious students of Classes XI and XII as well as parents. Michelle Beaton from Ryerson University-Toronto and Robert Finlayson from Carleton University-Ottawa are..

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Tue, 20 Aug 2013 09:29:07 GMT data-0001-fdbffead4096f17e01409b0e69f85a0e
<![CDATA[Canada tries attracting more Indian students]]> If studying in a Canadian college/university is your dream, then you have to be in Chandigarh this Sunday, April 14. About 21 college/universities supported by government of Canada will be visiting Hotel Taj, Sector-17, Chandigarh this Sunday for attending a workshop called –“ Study in Canada Mega Education Fair & Admissions Workshop ”. Candidates will get an opportunity to connect with the university/college representatives in this workshop.   As per the Canadian institutes, there is an increment in the number of students going to Canada from India. In just 4 to..

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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 07:37:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffead3def50b7013dfd2dbdb31df0
<![CDATA[Canada becoming a top destination for studying abroad]]> Canada is aiming to acquire the largest share of the student market studying abroad, as there is now a four times increment in the number of students pursuing their education abroad since 1975. As per the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and UNESCO, in 2009, about 3.7 million students opt to continue their post secondary education outside their home countries in comparison to 8, 00,000 in 1975. For the first time, this year, Canada witnessed more than 100,000 international students coming to Canada for pursuing their education, tripling the number of students studying..

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Fri, 05 Apr 2013 05:53:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffead3db17714013dd8c1a7e26864
<![CDATA[British Columbia's education quality assurance seal to protect international students]]> British Columbia – British Columbia is reinforcing their position as one of the most sought after designations for international students with the Education Quality Assurance (EQA) seal. The EQA designation was Canada’s first seal of quality for post-secondary education. It helps students, parents and agents identify the institutions that have met or exceeded provincial government quality assurance standards and offer consumer protection, allowing them to make the best informed decisions on studying in B.C. Incidents have occurred around the world, where a handful of..

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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 12:35:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffead3d7de8eb013d82a56a8561a2
<![CDATA[New regulations for Indian students to obtain permanent residency in Canada]]> Canada Experience Class, an international project, which simplifies the process for foreign workers and international students to obtain permanent residency in Canada, is being expanded by the Canadian government. The program, originally launched in September 2008, has been subject to changes in it requirements, specifically with regards to employment experience. The re-introduced program will offer over 10,000 permanent residency slots to deserving candidates. The new number of residential permits has been quadrupled from when the program was started. Amongst those eligible for the..

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Tue, 29 Jan 2013 10:25:37 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3c854fdd013c85d72f143a8a
<![CDATA[Visa delays slow down international student enrolment rate in Canada]]> In tertiary, language and education sectors across Canada, visa delays are slowing down the international recruitment efforts.  One institution claims that it had to temporarily shut down its business to cope with the delay.  Others have claimed that these delays have caused many students to defer their degree programs. Some delays have stretched to over seven months and have frustrated international students to no end. Officials claim that the delays have been caused by budget cuts in public spending, the quality of student applications from certain countries and the rising..

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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 07:01:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843c4e279d013c519cdf9c6e63
<![CDATA[Canada to launch a new service for matching international students with Canadian employers]]> Canada will be introducing a new “match-making” service that will attempt to bridge the gap between international job seekers and employers in the country. This new initiative is an effort to increase the number of skilled migrants. It also aims at benefiting international students who are studying in Canadian universities. Under the Federal Skilled Worker program in Canada, applicants that are seeking permanent residency will be required to fill out an “Expression of Interest”, which advertises their qualifications and skills on the website dedicated to this..

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Fri, 18 Jan 2013 10:49:36 GMT data-0001-fdbffe853c4be3fc013c4d47315c3fa0
<![CDATA[Canada proposes stricter visa policies to protect international students ]]> Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has presented several proposals to the government to limit the number of student visas in 2014 to those students who are enrolled in universities and colleges that are approved by Canadian provinces and territories. These initiatives represent an effort to reduce the instances of fraudulent activity in the country and protect international students who genuinely want to study in Canada. The use and number of visa uptakes will also be monitored by the CIC, as a part of these reforms. The proposals, which are open to public comment for the next 45..

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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:13:16 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3c2877a6013c295056846ff0
<![CDATA[Canada's seven universities producing most employable graduates]]> While international students are increasingly worrying employment and job prospects after graduation, the recent survey conducted on 2,500 recruiters in 20 countries has reveled 150 schools with the “most employable graduates”. This is one of the important information you should consider while applying to the universities. U.S and British universities dominated the 2012 Global Employability ranking; Canada was not left behind with seven universities making it to the list. All of the Canadian entries are in Ontario and Quebec, despite the fact that western Canada’s schools..

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Sat, 08 Dec 2012 06:59:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffe843b75c2dd013b794f5aaf2799
<![CDATA[Canada launches new student exchange program, welcomes 400 Brazilian students]]> Canada has introduced a new scholarship program for improving the English language skills of the students coming from a lower socio economic background. This program enabled 400 students from Brazil to attend Canada’s public schools. A program is run by the state of Pernambuco , Brazil - “Win the World program” enables the Brazilian students to study English for one semester in Canada at no cost of their own as their expenses are fully covered by the programme. Foreign languages skills mostly English is necessary for expanding the scope for international..

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Tue, 27 Nov 2012 10:16:12 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3b40ae56013b415deaaf3568
<![CDATA[ICEF Agent Barometer reveals Canada to be gaining popularity among international students ]]> The i-Graduate ICEF Agent Barometer 2012 has revealed no change in the top five most popular study abroad destinations according to the education agents.  While the survey revealed the US to be the top destination with 73% of the agents considering it very attractive, Canada has significantly climbed up the competition ladder. The survey, which involved over 1,023 agents from 107 nationalities found UK to be the second most popular study destination with 64% of the votes from the agents. Sharing the joint second place with UK was Canada which recorded a 15% rise in the rating from..

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Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:43:51 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3b1e34bd013b225a24c30f38
<![CDATA[Canada's lack of focus could hamper overseas student recruitment plans ]]> As per a recent survey conducted on the senior administrative staff of Canada’s higher education institutions, it was revealed that a constant lack of strategies focusing on employing more number of overseas students could backfire. Academicians opined that international student services have not kept pace with the number of enrollments into the country. Almost 75% of the respondents expressed that their institution was planning on increasing international student enrollments. However, more than half of the same cohort worried about their institution’s capability of maintaining..

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Thu, 27 Sep 2012 09:17:01 GMT data-0001-fdbffe833a02ef4f013a0703d2b3797a
<![CDATA[Studying in Canada]]> Canada is one of the emerging popular destinations that attract a huge number of international students. The country has some of the best and most respected universities adding to the wonderful natural environment. Approximately, 10% of the university population in Canada constitutes overseas students. The education aspect If you are considering Canada as a study abroad option, it is a great choice. Canada has more than 250 private and public educational institutes offering a fleeting range of more than 10,000 courses. You can choose from a host of fields such as technology, arts or..

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Wed, 26 Sep 2012 07:39:20 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8439f879e3013a018404ba3ce3
<![CDATA[Canada gears up for new international education strategies]]> An advisory panel to the Canadian government released its first report on international education strategy last month. The report suggests that Canada must take efforts to multiply the international student influx into the country, which is currently, 2, 39,000 to 4, 50,000 students over the next ten years. Canada must not view international students only as a source of revenue but also take adequate steps to create a better learning environment and provide quality education to all. Top talent needs to be recruited in the Canadian job market for which the overseas students are a great source...

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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 06:39:07 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8439d810b30139d81a05b115b9
<![CDATA[Canada closes Iran embassies leaving students confused]]> Canada has shut the Iranian embassy in Ottawa and has also downed the shutter on its embassy in Tehran leaving many students in a tizzy. The government of Canada stated that Iran was the sponsor state of “terrorism” because of its hold on Israel. Its increased support for Syria was also cited as a reason which led Canada to take the step. Students of the region are left flustered by the decision. Confusion about visa issuance and renewal prevails among the cohort. As per the analysis of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, 3,247 Iranian students studied in Canada in 2010...

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Tue, 11 Sep 2012 09:01:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8439aee49c0139b48fbb3872fe
<![CDATA[Canada set to promote "two-way" mobility with China and Brazil]]> Canada’s fresh international students’ advisory panel recommended that 50,000 international students from China and Brazil would be invited to study in Canada in the next ten years. This move was made in regards of the boost that the country aspires to provide to its higher education sector. Diplomats of the two countries-China and Brazil are equally delighted at the solicitation. The panel proposed a two-way strategy to boost student flux in and out of the country. Officials of the panel advised that the government should consider collaborating with institutions of the two..

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Tue, 11 Sep 2012 08:57:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8439aee49c0139b48bf06c6d28
<![CDATA[Canadian higher education prospects hampered by low job prospects and high cost of study]]> As per the reports published by the CEOs of some top companies, a depressing amount of students displayed lesser interest in higher education that could prepare them for careers in the field of technology, science or math. The pioneers claim that higher education is more of an investment than a social cost and hence are calling more companies to invest in the sector . The CEOs are inviting the federal government, private and not-for profit organizational players to a roundtable conference to discuss the issue in this regard. Though reports indicate high level of attendance in the..

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Tue, 21 Aug 2012 06:57:57 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8539339540013947f934c20200
<![CDATA[Student debt - a raging crisis among Canadian students]]> A recent survey conducted by Pollara, for the BMO revealed that the prime concern for a university student is paying off their education loans. 27% of the surveyed sample was worried about compensating for school expenses which was higher than other concerns like securing good marks and finding a good job. A total of 1018 college students were surveyed and standards used to analyze the reports were gender, region and age. The study indicated that 58% of the students expect to mull up a minimum of $20, 000 while 21% of the sample expected to owe $40,000 or more as they graduate. 44% of the..

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Tue, 21 Aug 2012 06:46:26 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8539339540013947eeaa607a61
<![CDATA[Canada takes initiatives to increase Asian students' intake]]> In a recent press meet, the president of British Columbia expressed his desire at extending and improvising the Canadian higher education for the Asian student market. Canada has good international student traffic of 100,000 students out of which one quarter of it is Chinese; therefore wanting to maximize its educational services to the Asian countries. Approximately, international students contribute a whopping amount of 6.5 billion dollars per annum to the Canadian economy.  The president asserted that in order for Canada’s economy to grow, it is important that they draw..

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Fri, 10 Aug 2012 08:45:10 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8339016b9401390fb569f977f4
<![CDATA[Canada to impose strict visa regulations to weed out frauds ]]> The Federal government plans to impose strict rules surrounding student visas in order to deal with fraud and human smuggling. It has decided to remove international students who are misusing the student visa to get work in Canada instead of studying. It is being speculated that some students end up getting enrolled in sub-standard institutions that could put Canada’s higher education system in a bad light. Sources from Canada’s immigration ministry also expressed concerns of human trafficking. Smuggling groups are helping young students to gain students visas and then push..

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Mon, 06 Aug 2012 04:34:38 GMT data-0001-fdbffead38dd52d00138fa36997970c9
<![CDATA[Higher Education in Canada]]> Canada is fast emerging as one of the top study destinations for international students. Canada is well known not only for high quality of education but also for its multicultural milieu, mild climatic conditions, peaceful environment, stable political establishment and good health care facilities. The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) maintains the quality of higher education in Canada. Canadian universities offer admissions twice in a year in the months of September and January. Reasons why students go to Canada for higher education: • Globally..

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Thu, 24 Nov 2011 10:50:24 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8333acd74f0133d532a2e42fc5
<![CDATA[Canadian Scholarships for Indian students]]> The Universities and Colleges in Canada receive over 150,000 lakh applications from international students for various courses on an annual basis. Some of the Canadian Universities offer various kinds of scholarship for international students to fund their educational expenses. However, the number of scholarships available is very limited. The scholarships are awarded on merit grounds. So, a student is required to have excellent academic record to obtain scholarship from Canadian Colleges.  Only meritorious students with good academic record are granted scholarships. The amount and..

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Tue, 22 Nov 2011 12:02:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8433acdfa50133cb27fdd3787e
<![CDATA[Canadian Universities exploring Indian shores]]> The Canadian universities are enabled with world-class infrastructure in various fields commerce, science and engineering and the Canadian government has been investing heavily in University research capacity in recent years. In the recent past, the Concordia University from Montreal, Canada signed memorandum of understanding with eight educational institutions in India including TERI University; National Institute of Design; Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and VIT University. Under the agreement with TERI, to take just one example, the researchers of Canadian..

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Fri, 05 Mar 2010 08:36:04 GMT data-0001-fdbffe74272d5bfa01272d7798251362
<![CDATA[Canadian fellowships for Indian students]]> According to sources,Canada will give over 50 fellowships and funds worth more than $4 million to Indian graduate students and institutional partners as part of its steps to boost educational ties between the two countries. Meeting their Indian counterparts in New Delhi at a roundtable, 15 presidents of various Canadian universities, who are currently in India on a seven-day mission, announced up to 51 graduate fellowships worth $3.5 million for Indian students to pursue studies in Canada. Announced under the new Globalink Canada-India Graduate Fellowship Programme, the fellowships will..

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Thu, 11 Nov 2010 05:57:19 GMT data-0001-fdbffe832c33f858012c3982746368d8
<![CDATA[Visa applications increasing for Canada ]]> At a time when countries like Britain and Australia are seeing an unprecedented rise in student visa applications from India, Canada is not concerned about this as it has already seen a 100 percent rise in applications. According to Canada’s consul general Scott Slessor, “Students are welcome to Canada but at the same time we have to check the authenticity of their documents.” The UK Border Agency had stopped taking applications for some time after it received a record number of applications from the Punjab region. Similarly, Australia has also tightened its rules to keep..

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Mon, 27 Sep 2010 08:39:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffe842b4531e4012b5258962d5fc6