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Where are all the jobs? Tips for new grads

Finding a job can be frustrating for newcomers as well as recent college and university graduates who are confronted with a  competitive job market after years of dedicated hard work. Fortunately, these easy-to-follow tips can help people get a foot in the door.Know your industry. Many people make the mistake of looking for specific jobs right out of the gate. Take the time to really get to know the industry you want to enter. Learn about the companies in that field and what they’re about. You can even use census data from Statistics Canada to narrow down the occupations with the strongest job growth and cities with the highest employment rate. Once you know who’s looking for...


Posted: Nov 2, 2018



International students from India receive a warm welcome in Toronto

In the first-ever program of  its kind, the Consulate General of India, Toronto, in association with University of Toronto (UofT) organized a welcome ceremony at the historic Hart House to welcome international students from India.   The ceremony witnessed an attendance of a large number of Indian students from the three campuses of UofT at St. George, Mississauga and Scarborough.Professor Joseph Wong, Vice-Provost and Associate Vice President, UofT, talked about the heritage and legacy of the UniversityKatherine Beaumont, Senior Director, Global Learning Opportunities & International Student Success, UofT, took the students through the immigration laws in Canada and...


Posted: Nov 2, 2018



Study and Stay program attracts overseas students

Study and Stay is an international student attraction and retention pilot program currently being delivered in Nova Scotia by EduNova.The initiative is open to international students in the province’s publicly-funded community colleges and universities.In February 2018, the Atlantic provincial governments, with support from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and Immigration, Citizenship and Refugees Canada, announced the expansion of the Study and Stay program to the other three provinces to attract and retain greater numbers of international students, while adapting the program to meet the specific needs of the individual provinces.During the summer of 2018, in preparation...


Posted: Aug 31, 2018



Education must begin to play a robust role as public policy

The UNESCO World report, available online at www.unesco.org, states: The founding principles of UNESCO enshrined in its Constitution (1945) are based on the conviction that education is fundamental to addressing the ignorance and the mistrust that are the source of human conflict. Since prejudice is based, among other things, on what we do not know or false preconceptions, facilitating cultural openness through the development of intercultural competencies in schools and out of school is key to fostering intercultural dialogue and winning the fight against a ‘clash of ignorances’.  It is quite amazing to learn that these founding principles go back to 1945 and yet the world...


Posted: Feb 3, 2018



At the end of the day, business clichés are lazy language

Those pointless little phrases you use at work might be sending exactly the wrong message (for instance, that you’re too lazy to come up with something better).Here, I explain why it’s time to ditch those business clichés.Look up “business buzzwords” or “business clichés” and you’ll find article after article about these irritating, overused phrases.In fact, new ones come out each year documenting the latest crop that’s flourishing in workplaces across the world.In a world drowning in buzzwords, tweets, and hashtags, spouting mindless clichés in the workplace may seem harmless.But using too many professional platitudes could be more problematic than you thought.Not only...


Posted: Nov 1, 2017



Free online textbooks for Ontario students
Posted: Jul 1, 2017


Mother tongue helps adult learners of English
Posted: Jul 1, 2017


Our mother tongue is an equity pillar
Posted: May 30, 2017


Top 3 tips for your next career move
Posted: Apr 30, 2017


F&B programs pave the way to coveted jobs
Posted: Apr 30, 2017


Students can put money back in their pockets by filing their taxes
Posted: Mar 2, 2017


Want to make a career change? Find a career that you are passionate about
Posted: Jan 31, 2017


How to get free money for your child’s education
Posted: Dec 1, 2016


Careers in skilled trades for newcomers and youth
Posted: Oct 4, 2016


Careers in skilled trades are increasingly popular
Posted: Sep 1, 2015


Novel quiz gives international students a financial headstart
Posted: Aug 1, 2015


Seneca College and U of T team up to offer college diploma and a university degree in four years
Posted: Jun 2, 2015


Future professionals look to make their mark on an industry
Posted: Apr 28, 2015


The Next 36: A big catalyst for youth entrepreneurship
Posted: Mar 2, 2015


Simon Fraser University students win community engagement prize
Posted: Dec 3, 2014


Program welcomes international students
Posted: Sep 30, 2014


A Canadian kindergarten teacher helps her newcomer students integrate
Posted: Jan 2, 2014


Bishop’s University gets top marks from international students
Posted: Dec 4, 2013


International students, newcomers welcomed on the cricket pitch
Posted: Oct 30, 2013


Advice for undergrads on how to lock down an “A” in money management
Posted: Sep 5, 2013


Toronto welcomes international students
Posted: Sep 5, 2013


International student makes new friends in Canada
Posted: Sep 5, 2013


Lethbridge College: International students find success in Alberta
Posted: Jul 3, 2013


St Mary’s University: Where international students get to make a difference
Posted: Jun 5, 2013


St. Thomas University: The small university that fulfills big dreams
Posted: May 1, 2013


Studying in Canada: Sault College offers many options
Posted: Apr 3, 2013


Students! Launch your career in Canada
Posted: Mar 3, 2013


New rules planned for Canada-bound international students
Posted: Jan 31, 2013


Co-op opportunities for newcomer students in Canada
Posted: Dec 4, 2012


Planning on studying in Canada? A checklist for parents and students
Posted: Oct 2, 2012


Specialist high skill major program
Posted: Sep 4, 2012


Avoid cell shock!
Posted: Sep 4, 2012


A learning experience for Chennai students
Posted: Sep 4, 2012


How to stay safe on campus
Posted: Sep 4, 2012


Living on campus and loving it!
Posted: Sep 4, 2012


Canadian versus US universities: The choice is clear
Posted: Aug 1, 2012


Entrepreneurs straight out of school
Posted: Jul 4, 2012


Campus to career: Recent international graduate students share what it took to start their careers after graduation
Posted: May 30, 2012


LEARN THE LINGO! CANADIAN WORKPLACE CATCHPHRASE 101
Posted: May 2, 2012


The ins and outs of international student scholarships
Posted: Apr 2, 2012


Canadian universities offer a range of extra services
Posted: Feb 29, 2012


Your guide to getting around in Canada
Posted: Feb 1, 2012


Ten common myths about studying in Canada
Posted: Jan 3, 2012


LIFE AFTER UNIVERSITY: Start planning now!
Posted: Dec 1, 2011


Toronto celebrates international students
Posted: Nov 2, 2011


TAKE A big step forward with co-op
Posted: Nov 2, 2011


Canadian Campuses And Their Worldly Cuisine
Posted: Oct 6, 2011


Study desination Canada: How to beat culture shock blues
Posted: Aug 31, 2011


What do you need to bring with you to Canada as an international student?
Posted: Aug 5, 2011


Managing your money at university: A guide for international students
Posted: Jul 1, 2011


Preparing for Canadian universities: experts show you the way
Posted: Jun 2, 2011


Summertime...and the working is easy!
Posted: Apr 30, 2011


Picking the right university
Posted: Mar 31, 2011


CMA Ontario builds partnerships with top Indian business schools
Posted: Mar 31, 2011


Students can now apply for Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) three months earlier
Posted: Mar 4, 2011


Ontario invests in Education
Posted: Mar 4, 2011


How to apply to Canadian universities with success
Posted: Mar 4, 2011


57 per cent of Canadian students say they plan to work while studying
Posted: Jan 6, 2011


How to get that well-rounded Canadian experience
Posted: Jan 6, 2011


Canadian university presidents visit India
Posted: Nov 14, 2010


Navigating the Canadian workplace
Posted: Nov 14, 2010


Juggling the cost of tuition, books, rent and food
Posted: Oct 16, 2010


Canada works to welcome more Chinese students to Canadian colleges
Posted: Oct 1, 2010


Ontario expands PNP to Master’s Students
Posted: Oct 1, 2010


Public Mobile gives 5,000 students free school supplies
Posted: Sep 14, 2010


CUAC helps international students ease into campus life in Canada
Posted: Sep 3, 2010


UFCW Canada scholarships for the children of migrant workers
Posted: Aug 6, 2010


Why students headed to Canadian universities seek CUAC’s counsel
Posted: Aug 6, 2010


Ontario opens Its doors to students from India
Posted: Jul 25, 2010


Corporate Knights releases 2010 Engineering Knight School Survey
Posted: Jul 15, 2010


The route to Canadian citizenship...
Posted: Jul 1, 2010


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