VIU celebrates International Education Week Nov 14-18

Students, faculty and staff representing dozens of countries around the world will share their native traditions, foods, dress and cultural perspectives with the university and the Nanaimo community during International Education Week Nov. 14 to 18. “The week’s events include a series of learning opportunities for students and faculty, plenty of entertainment and a colourful multicultural festival that is open to the public,” said Meg Savory, coordinator for VIU ’s International Education Week activities. Friday, November 04, 2011 | … Continued

International partnerships set the stage for student success

UFV Today By Ashley Wray on October 28, 2011 On Friday, Oct 21, eight Chinese students who arrived at UFV this fall joined UFV president Mark Evered for a cup of tea in his office. “I wanted to reconnect with students I had met during my trip to China in May and find out how they were doing with their studies,” said Evered. The students told Evered they are adjusting well, both to their academic programs and to … Continued

Global Reach

Emily Carr seeks to ensure a rewarding educational, artistic, and cultural experience for all students, and recognizes the benefits that international students bring to the University. Vancouver is a city that celebrates its multicultural tapestry, and the University offers international students a chance to thrive in its rich artistic environment. Coming to Emily Carr means an opportunity to meet people and share your culture and ideas with others. The International Office regularly hosts social events for students, celebrates International Week each November … Continued

Visit Tanzania to help develop a community, and yourself

UFV Today By Ashley Wray on October 20, 2011 Strengthen your resume and gain international experience while positively impacting a community across the world. That’s the opportunity being offered to UFV students through six funded summer internships to Tanzania, Africa with the Global Development Institute (GDI).­ The project is made possible by funding received from the Canadian International Development Agency and the Students for [ more… ]

Boston Pizza execs visit Chandigarh BBA students

UFV Today By Anne Russell on October 17, 2011 UFV’s Business Administration in Chandigarh, India, recently hosted Jordan Melville, president of T&M Group of Companies (which owns Boston Pizza in Canada, US, and Mexico) and Wes Bews, CFO of Boston Pizza Inc. Along with them came Pam Sahsi and Pami Buttar, the directors of CFO Inc., which outsources Boston Pizza’s accounting work to [ more… ]

BCIT welcomes appointment of President Don Wright to Expert Advisory Panel on Canada’s International Education Strategy

BCIT Update Posted on October 13, 2011 by Andrea Bellamy BURNABY BC: The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) welcomes the appointment of Dr. Don Wright, president of BCIT and chair of Polytechnics Canada , to serve on the expert advisory panel to Canada’s International Education Strategy. This important panel of eminent Canadian experts will study and recommend measures to strengthen Canada’s position as a destination of choice for international students, and will focus on new ways of fostering international education collaboration. The panel’s report is expected … Continued

School of Business welcomes students from Europe

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 – 4:16 pm BCIT Update European exchange students visit Victoria during Orientation Weekend. This fall marked another milestone for the School of Business International Exchange program as 24 students arrived from Austria, Denmark, Germany, France, the Netherlands, and Ukraine. Incoming international students participated in an exciting weekend orientation event, with the opportunity to explore Vancouver and Victoria. They participated in activities such as whale watching, visiting the Aquarium, touring Vancouver, and exploring Chinatown. read article >