Archive for exchange students

Canadian Government Launches International Education Strategy

The Canadian government launched its new international education strategy today. Like many other countries Canada is looking to capitalize on the growing international demand for high quality education. It has earmarked $30M to further promote colleges and universities internationally and  support internships in Canada, GlobalU co-founder Randy Zadra was interviewed by the CBC about this. […]

Brazil Launches Science Without Borders

The Brazilian government has announced of the world’s largest funded student exchange programs. It intends to send over 100,000 students around the world by 2014. Science without Borders is a large scale nationwide scholarship program primarily funded by the Brazilian federal government. The program seeks to strengthen and expand the initiatives of science and technology, […]

Officials Accompanying Obama in India Looking for Flexible Rules

A delegation of U.S. education officials visiting India alongside President Barack Obama is trying to push India to speed up its acceptance of foreign universities, an Indian government initiative that has been promised but appears to be stalled. American universities have made clear to Mr. Sibal, the Minister of education  that they can’t operate in […]

New $30M Phd Scholarship Program in Ontario

The fight to attract  the best and brightest global  innovators is well underway.  Globalization is real  and brainpower is the major ingredient for the  innovation and competitiveness recipe.  Now Ontario  Premier Dalton McGuinty has announced a new Ontario Trillium Scholarship for international students program. The new scholarship will provide 75 of the world’s best students […]

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