Climbing number of foreign students puts B.C. university's cap system to the test
For the first time since Simon Fraser University began accepting international students, the school did not open its spring term to them because the cap for international students for the whole year was filled in August.
International students' demand for positions at British Columbia postsecondary institutions has significantly increased in recent years and schools must juggle that increasing demand while remaining committed to the number of spaces they offer to domestic students.
Why an Alberta college is flying the Blackfoot Confederacy flag
Lethbridge College in mid-September unveiled the Blackfoot Confederacy flag that will fly permanently on their campus. Other Alberta schools will soon follow in an effort to both recognize traditional territory and make Indigenous people feel welcome on campus.
“It’s a sense of pride for us being in Blackfoot territory that we would choose to fly that flag permanently,” said Lethbridge College president Paula Burns. “I think that’s an important symbol of our commitment to really be welcome to the Indigenous people, but also to educating others about the Indigenous culture.”
MBA programmes report shifting international application volumes
The latest indication of shifting patterns of international student mobility has a very specific lens with a focus on the number of applications received by MBA programmes around the world this year.
The data comes from a global survey of 351 business schools in 40 countries, which in combination offer nearly 1,000 master’s and doctoral-level business programmes.
Free College Fair for Nigerian Students
Are you a student that lives in Nigeria and want to study in the US? Good news! Northwest Missouri State University is touring throughout Nigeria and want to meet you. Below are the dates and location of where they will be visiting. Find a location that is closest to you and pre-register for the event for free!
Want free university? Changes to OSAP, Canada Student Grants could help
September 14, 2017 – Complete a Master’s degree in public administration, public policy or public finance at a university in Canada, plus professional development through an internship and mentoring program.
Canadian language programmes register modest growth in 2016
The annual Languages Canada survey finds marginal year-over-year growth among the association’s 222 member programmes for 2016. Members reported total enrolment of 135,425 students for the year, an increase of 1% over 2015. Student weeks, however, declined again in 2016, down nearly 5% from the year before.