Canada reopens its borders

As of August 9th, the Canadian government has begun allowing fully vaccinated travelers from the United States into the country for non-essential travel. With the Canadian government announcing that it will begin to open its borders more, we thought it w

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Yukon College to become University (Canada)

Yukon College, located in Yukon territory of Canada, is set to become a university in May 2020. The new name of the institution will be Yukon University; it will be the first university in Canada's territories. The institution plans to focus on studies r

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IEM Spotlight Fall Issue Available

The 2019 fall issue of the NAFSA online IEM Spotlight newsletter is now out! This edition focuses on Francophone educational systems around the world, including those of Morocco, Quebec, and the Francophone African countries. To access, log in as a NAFSA

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Thoughts from the CONAHEC conference

I arrived at the University of Regina Kīšik Towers under cover of night. It was late and I had traveled for many hours; I hardly glanced out of my dorm room window. During the next two mornings, campus was draped in fog and rain. As the campus was clearl

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Canadian University College renamed

Canadian University College in Alberta (until 1997 known as Canadian Union College) received university status in July 2014 and was renamed Burman University in December of 2014. The university is named after Charles A. and Leona Burman the husband and w

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