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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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