Canadian universities announce new agreements and programs in Rio de Janeiro

April 26, 2012

Yesterday Canadian university presidents signed 35 new agreements and MOUs with 18 Brazilian institutions, as well as announced 13 new scholarship and student mobility programs for Brazilian and Canadian students. The presidents of 12 Canadian universities signed the agreements and the MOUs with their Brazilian peers at the University Presidents' Roundtable in Rio de Janeiro, part of the presidents' mission to Brazil. The agreements involve investments of $1.72 million from Canadian universities and $1.45 million from the federal government. New scholarships and student mobility programs are valued at nearly $1.71 million. AUCC News Release | Backgrounder