Colleges and universities throughout Quebec are set to receive a significant boost in their finances as Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and Quebec’s Premier, Philippe Couillard, announced the initiative. [Read more…]
Archives for December 2016
Quebec’s Minister of Education, Hélène David, has announced that the provincial government will inject an additional $12 million into the Quebec’s higher education system by March 31, 2017, with the majority of the money destined for CÉGEP (college) expenditures. Almost one third of this money is targeted towards taking care of, and retaining, international students — particularly in regional areas. [Read more…]
Canadians are among the most educated people in the world, according to the latest data from Statistics Canada. In 2015, 90 percent of people in Canada aged 25 to 64 had at least completed high school, and 66 percent had obtained a post-secondary educational credential. Both of these statistics are considerably above the OECD averages of 78 percent and 40 percent, respectively. Indeed, Canada came joint fifth worldwide — tying with the United States for first among English-speaking countries — according to these key performance indicators for educational attainment. [Read more…]
A major international survey of education standards has revealed that Canada places among the top countries worldwide for the quality of its schooling. [Read more…]
Employers are increasingly looking for international experience, initiative, and real-world experience in their future employees. Canadian universities and colleges are quick to respond to employers’ desires and needs, and provide programming that prepares students for life beyond the classroom. [Read more…]
Maclean’s Magazine has released its 2017 rankings of Canadian universities. The Comprehensive Universities category includes universities which host undergraduate and graduate students, and have a significant research mandate.