5 Reasons why you need a Life Insurance Policy

A life insurance policy is a contract between an insurance company and a policyholder that ensures financial security for beneficiaries in case the policy holder dies. It is the best way to protect yourself and your family in an uncertain world. See Also: Latest Job Vacancies at Local Government Service Most people see a life … Read more

Ontario announces distribution of PAL allocation for international study permits in 2024

The Ontario Government has announced the distribution of provincial attestation letter allocations for international study permits in 2024. Most international study permits—96% – will go to public universities and colleges in Ontario while the remainder will be split between “language schools, private universities and other institutions” across the province. In a news release on Wednesday … Read more

Call For Applications for Public Sector Fellowship Programme

Entries for the Public Sector Fellowship programme of the Emerging Public Leaders of Ghana (EPL Ghana) are now open as of March 11, 2024. The EPL Ghana Public Sector Fellowship is a unique one-year professional development program for high-achieving young graduates who have demonstrated a clear interest in and commitment to transforming the public sector … Read more

The EU Blue Book Traineeship Programme 2024

The EU Blue Book traineeship programme

The EU “Blue Book” traineeship programme is a paid internship programme for EU and Non-EU Nationals. This traineeship programme is designed to provide young talents with hands-on experience in various EU institutions, agencies, and bodies. Whether you are passionate about policy-making, international relations, communications, or administration, there’s a place for you in this diverse and … Read more

Prince Edward Island implements provincial attestation letters for international students.

Prince Edward Island implements provincial attestation letters for students from abroad. International students wishing to study at an Island post-secondary institution will be receiving provincial documentation to include as part of their federal application to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Read on: List of Universities in Canada With the Highest Acceptance Rate Following the … Read more

British Columbia Provincial Attestation Letters for International Students are now open for applications

On January 22, 2023, IRCC announced a cap on international students. IRCC stated that it will now issue up to 360,000 new study permits in 2024, reflecting a 35% reduction compared to the levels in 2023. Additionally, provinces were assigned the responsibility of implementing a system that mandates provincial attestation letters for international applicants. In … Read more

President Akufo Addo Reshuffles: List of ministers sacked and reassigned

The presidency has released the list of ministers relieved of their positions in government in a reshuffle announced on Wednesday morning. In a statement dated February 14, 2024, signed and issued by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, it was announced that the changes were with immediate effect. “The President personally expressed … Read more

Canada announces cap on international students.

Canada has finally announced its much-anticipated plans to restrict international students moving into the country. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has unveiled a temporary cap on the issuance of study visas for international students. According to the information released by IRCC, the cap for the year 2024 is anticipated to lead to approximately 360,000 … Read more

KNUST to Run Short Courses in Language Proficiency

Dr. (Mrs.) Faleke indicated that the short courses programme for language proficiency was designed to cater for a broad segment of the general public including students, foreigners, corporate professionals and executives, and individuals aspiring to learn new languages. “The importance of language as a powerful tool for global communication cannot be over-emphasised, therefore, there is the need for individuals to be able to speak and understand at least one language other than their native languages to be able navigate the world effectively,” she noted. She said the courses would have flexible duration options: two weeks (intensive), six weeks (balanced), and 12 weeks (comprehensive), with sessions on both weekends and weekdays. She added that the 'Language for All' short courses programme is designed to make a significant impact on individuals seeking to expand their linguistic capabilities in an increasingly interconnected world. Dr. Faleke was confident about the impact of the initiative, stressing that “this endeavour aligns with KNUST's commitment to fostering diverse language proficiency and cultural understanding.” She indicated that interested individuals can pick registration forms at the Department of Language and Communication Sciences at KNUST, Kumasi Campus to register. According to Dr. (Mrs.) Victoria Ogunnike Faleke, participants who successfully complete any of the courses would receive a Certificate of Completion/Attendance.

The Department of Language and Communication Sciences at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, is set to run short courses in language proficiency from 2023/2024 Academic Year. The languages to be taught under the programme are; Akan (Twi), Chinese (Mandarin), French and Spanish. The Head of Department, Dr. (Mrs.) Victoria Ogunnike … Read more