CONAHEC News and Information

Viernes, Nov. 17, 2017


A warning bell went off this past week when the Institute of International Education Open Doors reported a 3% decrease in new international students at American universities and colleges during 2016-17. While seemingly insignificant, this was the first drop since the IIE Open Doors has reported new enrolments over the past 12 years.

Viernes, Nov. 17, 2017

Even as the number of international students in the United States increased by 3 percent over the prior year, the count for those enrolled at a U.S.

Viernes, Nov. 17, 2017

Going to college or university isn’t just about preparing you for a career, but choosing the right institution and course can certainly impact on your graduate prospects.

Viernes, Nov. 17, 2017

Degrees from Canadian universities continue to be highly valued around the world, even while postsecondary institutions in other English-speaking countries are facing declines in their reputation with employers, a new survey shows.

Viernes, Nov. 17, 2017

A “carefully crafted and adequately funded” strategy to more than double the number of Canadian students abroad has been proposed in a report released by the University of Ottawa’s Centre for International Policy Studies and the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs.

Jueves, Nov. 16, 2017

New enrollment of undergraduate and graduate international students at American universities and colleges for 2016-17 declined by 2.1% or nearly 5,000 students, according to the recent ... more

Lunes, Nov. 13, 2017

The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute, the Center for American Progress, McCain Institute for International Leadership, and George W. Bush Institute in Dallas are coming together to launch the U.S.-Mexico Task Force, co-chaired by Former Sens. Tom Daschle and Trent Lott, in an effort to examine and strengthen the U.S.-Mexico relationship.

Martes, Nov. 07, 2017

A new law in Quebec banning face coverings for anyone who receives or provides public services has some Muslim students reconsidering the idea of pursuing their education in that province.

The passing of Bill 62, which would prohibit anyone wearing a face covering from receiving a provincial or municipal service such as public transit, has sparked a strong public backlash.

Viernes, Nov. 03, 2017

McMaster University has joined the international Age-Friendly University (AFU) network, a global body made up of higher education institutions that are committed to being more accessible to older adults.

Martes, Oct. 31, 2017

AUSTIN, Tex. -- American higher education purports to be a driver of economic and social mobility, and compared to many other countries' systems, it is. Yet even today, a student whose family is in the top income quintile is five times likelier than a student from the lowest quintile to earn a bachelor's degree by the age of 24.