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CBIE Excellence Award winners announced

The Canadian Bureau for International Education has announced the winners of its 2014 Excellence Awards, which recognise exceptional leadership and innovation in Canada’s international education sector. The awards will be presented at CBIE’s annual conference in November.

CBIE and CIC gain funding for outreach

The Canadian Bureau for International Education and Colleges and Institutes Canada are two of the latest Canadian international education associations to win funding from the government’s Global Opportunities for Associations programme for the year 2014-15.

Peer advice at heart of iStudent Canada website

Peer consultation is central to a new website for students looking to study in Canada and Canadians going abroad. In addition to providing information on the application process, funding options and study programmes, iStudent Canada aims to share first-hand experience through blogs, forums and online events.

Canada: $23m for international education strategy

The Canadian government has unveiled "key elements" of its long awaited international education strategy, allocating CAN$23 million to supporting the plan in the latest federal budget, despite the country’s fiscal struggles. It has also promised $42 million to speed up visa processing.