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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: Investors.. Stock Information.. Investor Kit.. Regulatory Filings.. Corporate Governance.. Analyst Coverage.. News Room.. Press Releases.. Video News.. Media Coverage.. Contact Us.. Back.. CIBT Launches Study and Work Hospitality Management Program in China.. October 5, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (NYSE AMEX: MBA) (TSX: MBA).. (“CIBT Group”) is pleased to announce that it has launched a hospitality management program, in collaboration with the Open University of China, that allows North American students to learn Chinese, earn a hospitality diploma or certificate from the American Hotel Lodging Educational Institute (“AHL-EI”), and complete a six-month internship experience at 5-star hotels in China with pay, room and board provided.. The three in one program has three major components including:.. Mandarin language training through the Open University of China delivered through CIBT Group's Global Learning Network ("GLN");.. Hospitality Management program delivered by CIBT Group's China subsidiary AHL-EI (China) and Canadian subsidiary Sprott-Shaw Community College using AHL-EI's industry recognized content;.. Internship Placement service provided by the Global Career Centre, a wholly owned subsidiary of CIBT Group.. “One of our corporate mandates is to export North American education to Asia and we have identified a significant shortage of western skilled managers with bilingual ability in China” commented Toby Chu, President, CEO, and Vice Chairman of CIBT Group.. “Canadian and U.. S Students who complete our program will receive a world renowned education in hospitality management, international work experience as well as the basic ability to converse in Chinese.. This type of education and experience are highly sought after by North American, Pan Asian and European students, who can use their international experiences to seek higher levels of employment upon return to their home country.. ”.. Toby Chu further commented, “This is one of the many new initiatives we will be launching within the next few months.. We are expanding our international presence by designing and exporting a series of specialized programs designed for international students while attracting international students to study at our colleges in North America.. ”.. About CIBT Education Group:.. is an education management company focused on the global education market.. Listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the NYSE Amex, CIBT Group owns and operates a network of business, technical and language colleges and has cooperative joint programmes in 18 countries.. Its  ...   represents approximately 10% of all post-secondary students in China.. About the American Hotel Lodging Educational Institute:.. The American Hotel Lodging Educational Institute (“AHL-EI”), is a subsidiary of American Hotel Lodging Association (“AH LA”), a 100 year old organization formed by the largest international hotel chains in the world.. AHL-EI is a licensor of hospitality and hotel management educational content and CIBT Group holds the exclusive license for AHL-EI content in China and the Philippines.. AHL-EI is the premier source for delivering quality hospitality and hotel management education, training and professional certification that serves the needs of hospitality schools and industries worldwide.. AHL-EI licenses its content to over 110 AHL-EI affiliates in 60 countries.. AHL-EI has been the leader in providing training solutions that address the specific needs of the hospitality industry and continues to maintain a cutting edge position in the delivery of training and education that is supported by industry leaders and experts worldwide.. ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS.. Toby Chu.. Toby Chu.. Vice-Chairman, President CEO.. Investor Relations Contact: N.. America Toll Free: 1-888-865-0901 Email:.. info@cibt.. net.. FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS:.. This news release contains statements of forward-looking information (the “forward-looking statements”) about CIBT Education Group Inc.. and its future plans.. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts.. The forward-looking statements in this news release are subject to various risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the company's actual results or achievements to differ materially from those expressed in or implied by forward-looking statements.. With respect to the statement in this news release as to the hospitality management programs expected to be offered, these risks, uncertainties and other factors include, without limitation, uncertainty as to the company's ability to achieve the goals and satisfy the assumptions of management; uncertainties as to the demand for the programs offered; and general economic factors and other factors that may be beyond the control of the company.. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, opinions and expectations of the company's management at the time they are made, and CIBT Group does not assume any obligation to update its forward-looking statements if those beliefs, opinions or expectations, or other circumstances, should change.. Neither the NYSE Amex nor the Toronto Stock Exchange accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT to Establish GLN Partnership with Hunan Radio and Television University in China.. August 22, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (“CIBT Group”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Hunan Radio and Television University (“HUTVU”), a member of The Open University of China (formerly China Central Radio Television University or CCRTVU), to jointly offer hotel and tourism management programs through CIBT Group’s Global Learning Network (“GLN”).. Future programs to be offered include English training for the hotel industry, a Hotel Tourism Management program leading to overseas employment, and other travel and hotel management programs.. The MOU provides that CIBT Group instructors will teach from the Vancouver and Beijing studios to the GLN equipped classrooms on the HUTVU campus in China.. HUTVU will market the programs, recruit students, and provide classroom facilities, while CIBT Group creates the curriculum, teaches the courses, and assists in marketing the programs.. This latest MOU marks the 16th prominent academic partner in Asia to join CIBT Group’s GLN platform over the past year.. About Hunan Radio and Television University:.. Hunan Radio Television University (“HUTVU”), located in Hunan Province, China was established in March 1979 and covers all the cities and rural areas in the province of Hunan.. It operates 21 branch schools and  ...   technical and language colleges and has cooperative joint programmes at over 70 locations in 18 countries.. In addition to its wholly-owned subsidiaries, CIBT Group is the exclusive licensee for the American Hotel Lodging Association Educational Institute (ALHA-EI) in China and the Philippines, and the WyoTech Automotive Institute for China.. The forward-looking statements in this news release are subject to various risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the company s actual results or achievements to differ materially from those expressed in or implied by forward-looking statements.. With respect to the statement in this news release as to the programs expected to be offered by the partnership with CGA, these risks, uncertainties and other factors include, without limitation, uncertainty as to the company s ability to achieve the goals and satisfy the assumptions of management; uncertainties as to the demand for the programs offered; uncertainties as to the acceptance of the arrangements with all parties involved; and general economic factors and other factors that may be beyond the control of the company.. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, opinions and expectations of the company s management at the time they are made, and CIBT Group does not assume any obligation to update its forward-looking statements if those beliefs, opinions or expectations, or other circumstances, should change..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Subsidiary Expands to Accountancy Training for Global Markets.. August 16th, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (“CIBT Group”) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Sprott-Shaw Degree College (“SSDC”) has signed an articulation agreement with the Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia (“CGA-BC”).. Currently 5 levels of courses are required to complete the Certified General Accountants (“CGA”) designation.. This agreement allows SSDC’s Bachelor of Business Administration (“BBA”) graduates to receive credit recognition for 4 out of the 5 levels.. “In the next two years, publicly traded companies from around the world including those from China, Hong Kong and the European Union will adopt uniform accounting standards called IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards).. Major economic powers, such as China have agreed to implement IFRS.. The United States has also agreed to accept the uniform standard, commented Toby Chu, president and CEO, Vice Chairman.. We believe that the development  ...   our Global Learning Network infrastructure.. About Certified General Accountants’ Designation:.. The Certified General Accountants’ designation is recognized as a leading Canadian and international accounting designation.. There are over 75,000 CGAs and CGA students across the globe.. The 15,000 CGAs and CGA student within British Columbia, Canada, represents the largest body of accounting professionals in the province.. With the globalization of accounting standards the CGA designation has been gaining an international standing.. CGA designations are currently granted in Bermuda, the Caribbean, China, Hong Kong, Mauritius, Mexico, and the Philippines.. CGA members are also eligible to readily obtain reputable accounting designations in the largest market driven economies outside of Canada, including the ACCA (recognized globally), CPA Australia, CPA Ireland, and OEC France.. In addition to its wholly-owned subsidiaries, CIBT Group is the exclusive licensee for the American Hotel Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) in China and the Philippines, and the WyoTech Automotive Institute for China..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT to Establish GLN Partnership with Henan Radio and Television University in China.. July 27th, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (“CIBT Group”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Henan Radio and Television University (“HRTVU”), a member of The Open University of China (formerly China Central Radio Television University or CCRTVU), to jointly offer educational programs in hotel and tourism management through CIBT Group’s Global Learning Network (“GLN”).. As outlined by the MOU, a GLN classroom equipped with professional grade video conferencing equipment will be established within HRTVU’s campus.. This will allow CIBT Group instructors located in Vancouver, Canada to teach the proposed courses, minimizing capital expenditures for both parties.. HRTVU will utilize its local market knowledge and vast student network to market the programs, recruit students, and will also provide classroom facilities.. CIBT Group will assist in marketing the proposed programs.. “We are delighted to expand our partnership with an additional branch within The Open University of China system” commented Toby Chu, President, CEO and Vice Chairman of CIBT..  ...   of China.. This latest MOU marks the 15th prominent academic partner to join CIBT Group’s GLN platform over the past year throughout Asia.. About Henan Radio and Television University:.. Henan Radio and Television University (“HRTVU”), located in Henan Province, China was established in March 1979 and covers all the cities and rural areas in the province of Henan.. It operates 22 branch schools and 93 study centers that span 180 acres.. HRTVU employs approximately 1,970 teachers and administrators.. In the 20 years since inception, HRTVU has taught over 1,000,000 students in career training fields, 230,000 college graduates in 150 specialities, and 38,000 graduates of polytechnic school in 40 specialities.. HRTVU has a current student population of more than 100,000 students.. HRTVU is a member of The Open University of China system.. Established in 1979, The Open University of China provides a system of higher education through radio and television and operates under the supervision of the Chinese Ministry of Education.. The Open University system employs nearly 85,000 staff and is member of the International Council for Open and Distance Education..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT to Establish GLN Partnership with Hebei Normal University in China.. July 25th, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (“CIBT Group”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Hebei Normal University (“HNU”) Foreign Language College to jointly establish and offer educational programs in both English language training and hotel and tourism management through CIBT Group’s Global Learning Network (“GLN”) system.. Under the terms of the MOU, a GLN classroom equipped with professional grade video conferencing technology is to be established within Hebei Normal University, allowing CIBT Group instructors in Vancouver, Canada to teach the proposed courses.. HNU is responsible for providing facilities, marketing and recruiting students, while CIBT Group will assist in these initiatives and deliver the programs by Canadian or U.. S instructors broadcasted live from Vancouver, Canada.. “We are pleased to report that on July  ...   our Global Learning Network platform to the faculty and staffs of HNU, and aim to include HNU students in the future.. This latest MOU marks the 14th prominent academic partner to join CIBT Group’s GLN platform over the past year throughout Asia.. About Hebei Normal University:.. Hebei Normal University has over 100 years of history and was approved by Hebei provincial government in 1996.. The University is located in Hebei, China and covers over 122,287 acres.. The University employs a faculty and staff of 3,438 who teach a student population of nearly 35,000.. Hebei Normal University has 16 colleges including Hebei Normal University Foreign Language College.. There are 58 bachelor programs and 44 masters programs.. Since 1996, the university has achieved two national teaching awards, 41 provincial teaching awards and has undertaken eight state projects of teaching innovation as well as 11 provincial level projects..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Announces Board Member Changes.. July 20th, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (“CIBT Group”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr.. Derek Feng to the Board of Directors.. Mr.. Feng graduated from Tsinghua University in China with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, followed by a Master of Business Administration degree from University of California, Los Angeles in 1992.. Between 1992 and 1999, Mr.. Feng held several finance and operational roles at Enron, worked in an investment banking firm, and was a manager in the strategic planning group at United Technologies Corporation.. In 1999, Mr.. Feng joined the General Electric Company (“GE”) in Connecticut as Manager of Americas Business Development at GE Capital, and was later promoted to the position of Managing Director, Global Business Development at GE Equipment Management, and then further promoted to General Manager, Global Business Development at GE Infrastructure.. Two years later, Mr.. Feng became the Global Head of Business Development at GE Industrial, a US$33 billion revenue division that  ...   worth of transactions.. In addition, he oversaw a number of strategy projects ranging from growth to restructuring as well as joint ventures.. In 2006, Mr.. Feng left GE and became the Executive Vice President of Strategy, Planning and Operations at Knowledge Universe, one of the largest education holding company in the world with a network of more than 3,000 locations worldwide, employing over 40,000 education professionals, operating early childhood education centers, international schools, colleges, large on-line schools and school management systems.. In 2011, Mr.. Feng left Knowledge Universe to become an investor and advisor to education companies that have significant growth opportunities benefiting from the increasing globalization of education between Asia and North America.. CIBT Group welcomes Mr.. Feng to the Board and looks forward to exploring the vast experience and knowledge Mr.. Feng possesses.. The company also announces the resignation of Mr.. David Warnock from its Board of Directors The company would like to thank Mr.. Warnock for his service and wishes him the best in his future endeavours..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT to Establish GLN Partnerships with Guangzhou and Zhaoqing Universities in China.. July 15th, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (“CIBT Group”) is pleased to announce that it has signed Memorandums of Understanding (“MOU”) with Guangzhou University and Zhaoqing University respectively.. Both universities are located in the Guangdong province of China.. The MOUs state that CIBT Group will establish a Global Learning Network (“GLN”) classroom within each university’s campus.. Equipped with professional grade video conferencing technology via the GLN, these classrooms will allow both institutions to offer additional programs to be delivered by western teachers from GLN studios in Canada, and share additional resources with other GLN equipped academic institutions within the Global Learning Network.. The partnerships are expected to offer the following programs:.. Pre-Masters Transfer Programs.. English Teacher Certification (TESOL) Programs.. Tourism and Hospitality Management Programs.. Overseas Study Preparation Programs.. Hotel Industry English Programs.. ”We are pleased to establish a stronger foothold within the Guangdong province, located in southern China and one of the top 3 largest economies in the country today,” commented Toby Chu, President, CEO and Vice Chairman of CIBT Education Group.. “CIBT’s ability to establish partnerships with many prominent universities shows the high demand of our products and services as well as the  ...   programs in eight fields of study including Literature, Science, Engineering, Economics, Management, Law, Education and History.. Guangzhou University has a current staff of over 2,588 and enrolls more than 17,000 full-time students.. Guangzhou University boasts 57 research institutes as well as a new $2.. 1 billion campus extension.. The university has established partnerships with a wide range of universities and academic institutions both in China and around the world.. As one of Guangdong province's key universities, Guangzhou University is fully committed to the mission of developing itself into a modern, comprehensive university with innovative ideas and local characteristics for producing talents of highly practical strength.. About Zhaoqing University:.. Zhaoqing University was established in 1970 and is accredited by the Chinese Ministry of Education.. It is located in Zhaoqing, Guangdong province, China.. The university employs 1,132 staff members and currently enrols 14,485 full-time students and 6,148 part-time students.. Zhaoqing University offers 43 undergraduate major programs within 9 disciplines including economics, law, education, literature, history, science, engineering, agriculture, and business.. As the largest educational and academic institution in the area, Zhaoqing University enjoys a good reputation for the quality of its teaching and the management of its students’ affairs.. They are particularly known for their teacher training and international programs..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Completed Private Placement.. July 13th, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. ( CIBT Group ) is pleased to announce that it has completed its non-brokered private placement announced on May 20, 2011 for gross proceeds of $817,000.. The proceeds will be used for business development, potential acquisition opportunities, and general working capital purposes.. The private placement securities are subject to a hold period expiring on October 30, 2011 as to  ...   private placement were several investors in the United States.. The securities were offered and sold in the United States pursuant to section 4(2) of the United States Securities Act of 1933 (the “1933 Act”).. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the 1933 Act and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from the registration requirements of the 1933 Act..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Provides Business Update.. June 15th, 2011 CIBT Education Group Inc.. (NYSE AMEX: MBA) (TSX: MBA).. ( CIBT Group ) provides an update on its business development activities in China and other Asian countries.. Recently, several North American-listed companies with operations in China have been facing accusations of accounting irregularity.. This has created negative media exposure and adverse effects on China based companies trading on North American stock exchanges.. CIBT Group wishes to reassure its shareholders that transparency and integrity of financial reports is critical, particularly because CIBT Group operates both domestically and internationally.. For this reason, CIBT Group has been audited by top tier Canadian auditors over the past 19 years.. CIBT Group s auditor is Deloitte and Touché LLP, an internationally reputable accounting firm.. CIBT Group s business scope requires the delivery of quality education in Canada, the export of selected programs to Asia and the recruitment of international students to study at CIBT Group s Canadian campuses.. As such, over 87% of CIBT Group s revenue was collected and accounted for in Canada even though a large percentage of their students are international during the 2010 fiscal year.. Approximately 13% of CIBT Group s business was directly generated from overseas locations during the same period.. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, CIBT Group has operated in China since 1994 and is transforming its strategy to expand its global network of overseas partner schools.. Using the Global Learning Network ( GLN ), CIBT Group will be an education content and delivery supplier to overseas educational institutions supplying them with western content and  ...   June 24th 2011 in Beijing to unveil the Global Learning Network and answer any questions from potential partners.. Since 2008, we have strategically re-positioned our operations by balancing our portfolio in Asia and Canada, commented by Toby Chu, Vice Chairman and CEO.. Although the majority of our student count comes from the international markets, approximately 87% of our total revenues are earned in Canada.. CIBT Group s annual financial statements have been fully audited for 19 years without any integrity issue.. As we continue to export western education to Asia and attract international students to study in North America, we have created a platform for investors to participate in emerging market growth while mitigating emerging market risk.. Its subsidiaries require Sprott-Shaw Community College (established in 1903), Sprott-Shaw Degree College, CIBT School of Business China, and King George International College.. This news release contains forward-looking statements about CIBT Education Group Inc.. With respect to the statements in this news release that CIBT will continue to expand its Global Learning Network, these risks, uncertainties and other factors require, without limitation, uncertainty as to the company's ability to achieve the goals and satisfy the assumptions of management; uncertainties as to the demand for the programs offered; and general economic factors and other factors that may be beyond the control of the company.. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, opinions and expectations of the company's management at the time they are made, and CIBT does not assume any obligation to update its forward-looking statements if those beliefs, opinions or expectations, or other circumstances, should change..

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    Descriptive info: CIBT Signs Cooperation Agreement with Zhejiang University in China.. June 1st, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (NYSE AMEX: MBA).. (TSX: MBA) (“CIBT Group”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Zhejiang University (Zhejiang”), to jointly launch programs in English Language Training and Tourism Hospitality Management.. The program content will be supplied by CIBT Group and the facilities, instruction, and local marketing will be provided by Zhejiang.. CIBT Group’s subsidiary, King George International College, one of the largest English training providers in Canada will supply the English Language Training programs and CIBT’s exclusive license with the American Hotel Lodging Association Educational Institute (AHLA-EI) will provide the content for the Tourism Hospitality Management programs.. “This agreement demonstrates CIBT China’s transformation to a Business to Business (B2B) model supported by our Global Learning Network (“GLN”) platform,” commented Toby Chu, Vice-Chairman, President, and CEO of CIBT Group.. “We will continue to expand our Global Learning Network with credible and prestigious institutions overseas such  ...   of nine members of China’s C9 League which is an association of China’s top universities, Zhejiang is highly regarded both nationally and internationally.. Zhejiang also boasts one of the largest academic libraries in the country, possessing over 6.. 9 million volumes.. The university is located approximately 180km southwest of Shanghai in the city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province.. There are over 8,241 faculty and staff employed by the university and over 43,368 full-time students.. Zhejiang University has 122 specialties for undergraduate studies, and it is entitled to confer masters degrees in 326 programs and doctoral degrees in 254 programs.. The university also maintains partnerships with many other schools including Simon Fraser University located in British Columbia, Canada and the University of Florida located in Florida, United States.. Zhejiang consistently ranks among the top 3 universities in China by the China Academy of Management.. CIBT also owns Irix Design Group, a leading design and advertising company based in Vancouver, Canada.. Vice-Chairman, President CEO.. America Toll Free: 1-888-865-0901.. * Email:..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Undertakes Non-Brokered Private Placement.. VANCOUVER, May 20, 2011 /CNW/ - CIBT Education Group Inc.. (NYSE AMEX: MBA) (TSX: MBA) ( CIBT ).. CIBT is pleased to report that, subject to stock exchange approvals, it has negotiated a non-brokered private placement to raise up to $1 million by the issuance of approximately 3.. 33 million units at $0.. 30 per unit.. Each unit will consist of one common share and one share purchase warrant, and each warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one common share for a three year period  ...   of the company.. A finder s fee will be payable in connection with a portion of the financing.. The proceeds of the offering will be used to identify acquisition opportunities, develop CIBT s business, and for general working capital purposes.. The shares and warrants to be issued in this private placement have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or applicable exemption from such registration..

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