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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.

Foreign enrolments up 12%, Canada

Canadian universities have reported a 12% increase in international student enrolment numbers for the fall semester, in a further sign that Canada is growing as a study destination. International education already contributes CAN$8 billion in spending to the economy.

Canada, Brazil fortify ties with CAN$4.8 in funding

A landmark trip to Brazil by the Governor-General and a record 30 university presidents has proved fruitful as Canadian institutions announce 59 new scholarships, partnerships and student mobility programmes yesterday. The long-term collaborations established will increase Canada's number of foreign students and strengthen research programmes.


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