Their quest for promising prospective students from educational institutes of repute in India and projecting Canada as another viable destination for studying abroad brought 13 universities from Atlantic Canada to Spring Dale Senior School on Monday.
The occasion was a seminar on Education in Canada organised in collaboration with Edunova, Halifax, Nova Scotia, a non-profit cooperative association established to promote Nova Scotia's expertise in education and training to international markets, on the school premises.
Rajiv Kumar Sharma, principal, Spring Dale Senior School, said the seminar afforded the students of Class 12, with a chance to interact with the representatives of various Canadian universities to gain insights into various courses being offered there, to comprehend the job prospects there and understand the admission procedures.
"Representatives of the Acadia University (NS), Mount Saint Vincent University (NS), St Francis Xavier University (NS), Mount Allison University (NB), Memorial University (NFLD), Cape Breton University (NS), Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NS), University of King's College (NS), St Thomas University (NB), Dalhousie University (NS), Saint Mary's University (NS), University of New Brunswick (NB) and University of Prince Edward Island (PEI) interacted with the students," he said.
Mike Rosson, director of marketing and recruitment, Edunova, Halifax, Nova Scotia, said the interaction aimed at creating awareness about the cost-effective, high quality academic opportunities available to Indian students in Canada.