In Canada, a national think-tank has urged for more recognition of foreign PhD holders and better workplace integration for all doctoral graduates. There is a 50-50 split between Canadian and foreign-born PhDs in the country.
KGIC, formerly Loyalist Group, has secured the investment it needs to stay in operation, has new management and has already announced a strategic partnership with two Indian institutions to build student recruitment channels.
Nearly a third (30%) of all international undergraduates entering Canadian universities come via pathway programmes each year, according to first-of-its kind research by the Illuminate Consulting Group.
Students from Nigeria must wait an average of 216 days for a study permit to be processed for them to study in Canada, according to statistics published by CBIE. The data shows an overall rise in study permit processing times in 2015.
A strong message that international student intake is not the end goal, but part of the process of fostering internationalisation, was delivered this week at CBIE’s 49th annual conference held in Niagara Falls, Canada.
The Canadian Bureau for International Education presented its annual Excellence Awards at its 49th annual conference in Niagara Falls this week, showcasing innovation and outstanding leadership in the sector.