Who We Are

Although CBIE was incorporated in 1966, the organization developed in the late 1940s as Friendly Relations with Overseas Students (FROS).

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Mission, Vision and Values

CBIE is the national voice advancing Canadian international education by creating and mobilizing expertise, knowledge, opportunity and leadership.

We are a global leader in international education, dedicated to equity, quality, inclusiveness and partnership.

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Our Team

Board of Directors

The Canadian Bureau for International Education consists of three appointed board officers and twelve elected board members from across Canada and the education sector.

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Senior Management
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Our track record is second-to-none

Over the last 50 years, CBIE has managed 100+ global projects worth over $2.5 billion – in over 60 countries and 17 languages



Our pan-Canadian membership includes the full spectrum of education; universities, colleges, institutes, polytechnics, cégeps, school boards and language schools.



In the past 30 years, CBIE has managed over 100 programs valued at over $2 billion.



Since 1966, CBIE has worked to promote international education alongside partners in Canada and abroad.



CBIE has mobilized more than 35,000 students and trainees, for educational programs in Canada and abroad.