December 4, 2014 - Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver have all moved up in this year’s QS Best Student Cities ranking 8th, 9th, and 12th respectively. The ranking has historically been based on five key criteria: university rankings, student mix, quality of living, employer activity and affordability.
December 4, 2014 - Experiential learning is a key component of Canada’s education system. In recent years, co-op enrolment has grown by 25 percent. There are now more than 1,000 co-op programs across 59 Canadian universities.
December 4, 2014 - It was not long ago, experts claimed that a human-powered helicopter could not fly. Then two young Canadian engineers, Todd Reichert and Cameron Robertson, graduates of the University of Toronto, proved them wrong and won $250,000 in the process.
November 14, 2014 - The new Ottawa-Shanghai Joint Program of Medicine, offered in Shanghai and taught by professors from both the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine and the Shanghai Jiao Tong School of Medicine, will bring the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine’s four-year medical education (MD) program to China.
November 14, 2014 - James Hobson, a graduate of Conestoga College’s (Kitchener, Ontario) engineering program, has successfully built an exoskeleton capable of helping him lift as much as 170 pounds in a barbell curl.
October 1, 2014 – The University of Ottawa’s recently opened Advanced Research Complex (ARC), is home to Canada’s only accelerator mass spectrometer (AMS) which will allow scientists to conduct the most advanced environmental research and unlock important natural mysteries of resources, climate and health.
September 25, 2014 – A group of scientists and researchers at Western University have discovered that a small molecule created with just 144 atoms of gold can increase solar cell performance by more than 10%!
September 10, 2014 - According to a new report from HSBC, The Value of Education: Springboard for success, which surveyed over 4,500 parents in 15 countries, Canada ranks 4th in terms of overall quality of education.
August 26, 2014 - Mitacs, Canada's premier not-for-profit research and training organization, and Tunisia signed a letter of intent with a view to working together in promoting research exchanges between the two countries.
August 24, 2014 – Each year, a select group of Mitacs Globalink interns from partner countries (including China, Brazil, Vietnam, Mexico and Turkey) are provided with the opportunity to experience how academic research is done in Canada.
August 21, 2014 – The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, witnessed on August 14, 2014 the signing of two agreements between Canadian research universities and the Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines...
August 19, 2014 - Part of what makes studying in Canada so great, other than the high quality of education all students receive, is the abundance of breathtaking natural beauty found not only in our parks but also on our campuses.
July 4, 2014 - Salim Yusuf, a cardiologist and director of McMaster University’s Population Health Research Institute, is considered to be Canada’s most influential scientist and is one of 89 Canadian scientists that feature among the world’s most highly cited researchers.
June 6, 2014 - As a result of recent changes to the “Nova Scotia Nominee Program”, international graduates from a Canadian college or university can apply for permanent residency, once they are given a job offer from a Nova Scotian employer.
June 6, 2014 – According to the recently released 2013 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), 9 Canadian Universities rank in the top 100 for their business and economics programs, up from 8 in 2012.
June 4, 2014 - On June 3rd, Turkish Airlines inaugurated regular service between Istanbul and Montreal thereby making it easier for International Students from Turkey, their friends and their families to travel back and forth to Canada.
May 29, 2014 – According to reports provided to the High Commission of Canada in Tanzania, there have been fraudulent emails advertising scholarships from the Government of Canada to Tanzanian nationals.
April 13, 2014 – In a speech to Western’s Senate on Friday, Dr. Amit Chakma, President of Western University, recognized the late former federal Minister of Finance, Jim Flaherty, as the champion of higher education in Canada.
February 17, 2014 - Linda Yang, an ex-undergraduate student from China’s Central South University was wowed by University of British Columbia’s (UBC) research facilities and the hands-on classroom learning where she was completing a 12-week Mitacs Globalink research internship.
January 15, 2014 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today launched a new International Education Strategy designed to maintain and enhance Canada’s global position in higher education.