CBIE IN EVENTS
CBIE at NAFSA
CBIE was honoured at this year’s NAFSA Conference (May 30 – June 3) in Denver Colorado for its 50th Anniversary year. CBIE President Karen McBride accepted the award from Fanta Aw (left), President of NAFSA’s Board of Directors and Marlene Johnson, NAFSA’s outgoing Executive Director (right).
While there, Karen chaired a session on ethics in internationalization from a Canadian perspective with CBIE members Ajay Patel (Langara College) and Lynne Mitchell (University of Guelph). CBIE hosted another session on higher education and engaging communities with Janaka Ruwanpura (University of Calgary), Sean Kennedy (Niagara College), Sonja Knutson (Memorial University of Newfoundland) and Leah Nord (CBIE) (from left to right, second photo). In addition, CBIE was a pleased to lend its support to the Canada Reception.
The Taiwan International Student Design Competition is receiving creative design submissions (product design, visual design, digital animation, and branding) following the theme “OPEN” by any currently enrolled student 30 years of age and under. Online registration and submissions are due by July 25, 2016. Twenty three awards will be given, with the grand prize valued at approximately $13,000USD.
Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara has launched a competition under the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan for Canadian students and researchers to pursue doctoral studies in New Zealand. The deadline to submit an application is August 8, 2016. All inquiries regarding this scholarship program should be directed to: email@example.com.
We are pleased to announce that a detailed schedule for CBIE’s 50th Annual Conference is now available on our website.
CBIE has reserved a block of rooms at The Westin Ottawa for conference attendees. Make sure to mention that you are a CBIE Conference attendee to get the special rates. Rates are guaranteed until October 13, 2016.
2016 CBIE Conference Bursary Applications Now Open!
Are you a new professional with less than seven years’ experience in the field of international education? Would you like to attend your first CBIE conference? You may be eligible for an International Network of Tomorrow’s Leaders (INTL) CBIE Conference bursary. Apply before July 19, 2016.
Have you seen CBIE’s updated Education Abroad Vocabulary for Canada?
CBIE’s Education Abroad Advisory Committee (EAAC) is pleased to announce an updated Education Abroad Vocabulary for Canada, which includes added terms, special attention to the French translation and incorporates recommendations from members.
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Featured Student Blog: Infographic: Canada’s Performance and Potential in International Education
What are the top reasons international students choose Canada? How satisfied are they with their experience? For the answers to these questions and more, see CBIE’s A World of Learning infographic. The CBIE student blog features content for prospective international students to Canada and Canadians considering study abroad. For more information on how to be featured contact firstname.lastname@example.org.