Posted by: leila
December 7, 2013 |
By Jose Schuster
Globalization is making people across the world discover the Portuguese language as a valuable tool. The language is the seventh most spoken in the world and the most spoken in the Southern Hemisphere, with more than 250 million native speakers.
Although being the official language of seven countries (Brazil, Portugal, Mozambique, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau and São Tomé and Príncipe), andwith speakers spread around the globe , Portuguese has only two dialects used for learning: European and Brazilian.
Brazilian Portuguese appeals to many learners due to the high...
By José Francisco Schuster
MBA in Canada offers career upgrading to Brazilians
More and more, Brazilians are looking to Canada to get their MBAs. ”Canada is a very good destination to obtain your MBA because of the work opportunities in sectors such as oil & gas, finance, marketing and consulting”, says Teresa Pires, assistant director for Recruitment & Admissions of Queen’s School of Business, who was recently in Brazil recruiting students. ”If the student completes our 12-month MBA with a four month internship or a double-degree that could be done in 16 months, they could...
The Government of Canada is pleased to announce the launch of the
Canada-Brazil Awards - Joint Research Projects for 2013-2015. This program
is offered in partnership with the Government of Brazil.
The objective of this scholarship program is to support team-oriented
research projects between Canadian and Brazilian universities in key areas
of bilateral cooperation and mutual interest which encourage research
collaboration as well as graduate student mobility.
Application Deadline: July 3, 2013
For full program details, please visit:
INTERVIEW: ABINA DANN, Canada's current Consul General in Sao Paulo
Discover Brazil - How does Canada perceive being turned into the main international destination for Brazilian students?
Abina Dann - Canada is honoured to be chosen by Brazilians as a main destination for study abroad. Canada is the number one destination for Brazilians wanting to study English as a second language, and is second only to France for the study of French, with more than 20,000 students in Canada for six months or less in 2011.
DB - Why, even bearing this comfortable position, is Canada...
This op-ed by Stephen Toope, president of the University of British Columbia and chair of the board of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) , was published in the University World News on May 20, 2012.
Building prosperity in these challenging times requires that nations reach out beyond their borders, more than ever before, to establish strategic international connections. Increasingly, the right doors are being opened and the path to prosperity is being constructed through partnerships being forged by universities in research, innovation and higher education.