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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 and Subsidiaries Cooperates with DeVry University.. May 11th, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (NYSE AMEX: MBA) (TSX: MBA) (“CIBT”).. CIBT reports that its wholly owned subsidiaries, Sprott-Shaw Degree College and King George International College (collectively, “CIBT Schools”), have signed cooperation agreements with DeVry University (“DeVry”) of Downers Grove, Ill.. , one of the largest, private sector universities in North America with more than 90 locations.. The articulation agreements will allow students from CIBT Schools to start their program at CIBT Schools around the world and complete their study at any DeVry University campus in the United States.. Courses completed at CIBT Schools that are covered by the articulation agreements are fully recognized by DeVry University.. DeVry University and CIBT Schools are also working together to develop university pathway programs so that students at CIBT Schools in China and other parts of Asia can better prepare themselves for enrolling at DeVry University.. “As one of the leading international education providers in China and Canada, we actively enrol over 8,000 international students to study in Canada and Europe from 42 countries around the world,” commented Toby Chu, President, CEO and Vice Chairman of CIBT.. “This cooperation with DeVry University will open up additional transferability for students to study in the United States in addition to Canada and Europe.. We feel that this is a synergistic and beneficial move between CIBT Group of schools, DeVry University, and our students at large.. ”.. “This cooperative effort represents a significant step toward DeVry University’s goal of globalization with an increasing number of international students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees at DeVry University campuses in the United States,” said James Kho, vice president business development at DeVry University.. About DeVry University:.. Founded in 1931, DeVry University is one of the largest, private sector universities in North America, with nearly 93,000 students enrolled in the United States and Canada.. The university’s mission is to foster student learning through high-quality,  ...   cooperative joint programmes at over 70 locations in 18 countries.. Its subsidiaries require Sprott-Shaw Community College (established in 1903), Sprott-Shaw Degree College, CIBT School of Business China, and King George International College.. Through these subsidiaries, CIBT Group offers Western and Chinese accredited business and management degrees, and programmes in college preparation, automotive maintenance, information technology, hotel management and tourism, English language training, English teacher certification, and other career/vocational training.. 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.. CIBT also owns Irix Design Group, a leading design and advertising company based in Vancouver, Canada.. 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 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 statements in this news release that state the potential development of future programs and synergistic benefits of the cooperation, 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 by DeVry; 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.. 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 GLC Partnership with Yunnan International Exchange Center.. April 19th, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. CIBT reports that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (‘MOU”) with the Yunnan International Exchange Center (“YNIEC”), a subsidiary of Yunnan Provincial Department of Education, to cooperate on a variety of educational projects.. The MOU outlines the scope of cooperation including the establishment of a Global Learning Center (“GLC”) at the Exchange Center to offer their students programs from CIBT subsidiary schools and an arrangement with YNIEC to recruit students to study at CIBT and CIBT’s subsidiary schools in Canada.. The YNIEC MOU is CIBT’s second announcement in the month of April involving Yunnan province.. “We feel that Yunnan is an emerging province with sufficient GDP and population to meet our objectives.. Our mission is to enter into and maintain a long term educational partnership within less competitive regions in China and the province of Yunnan fits that profile” commented Toby Chu, Vice Chairman and CEO of CIBT.. “We are pleased to have established a  ...   into other parts of Yunnan province.. About Yunnan International Exchange Center:.. Founded in 1997, Yunnan International Exchange Center (YNIEC) is a government-sponsored institution which is a division of the Yunnan Provincial Department of Education for the People’s Republic of China.. Its primary functions are to introduce international education programs to the province and assist Chinese students to study abroad.. On an annual basis, the YNIEC assists thousands of students to identify overseas study opportunities, expedite student visa issuance and offer services to Chinese students planning to study abroad.. * Email:.. info@cibt.. With respect to the statements in this news release that state the future plans of the GLC platform, 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 through the GLC platform; uncertainties as to the acceptance of the GLC platform in Asia; and general economic factors and other factors that may be beyond the control of the company..

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    Descriptive info: CIBT Expands Partnership with Yunnan Open University of China.. April 12th, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (NYSE AMEX and TSX symbol: MBA) (“CIBT”).. announces that it has signed an expansion agreement with Yunnan Open University (“Yunnan OU”) formerly known as Yunnan Radio Television University, to increase the scope of the initial agreement to require the implementation of the Global Learning Center (“GLC”) platform into the joint program.. The initial rollout of the Global Learning Center to Yunnan OU will require English Teacher Certification (“TESOL”) and Hotel and Hospitality Management training through CIBT’s subsidiaries based in Canada and China.. Since CIBT announced the partnership with Yunnan OU on January 25, 2010, nearly 1,000 students have enrolled in the joint program.. The success of the first year of this partnership with CIBT has prompted Yunnan OU to expand the relationship by offering CIBT programs utilizing the company’s newly launched GLC learning platform.. CIBT’s video conferencing technology is broadcast from the company’s Vancouver based studio and requires fully interactive instructional learning delivered by western teachers in real time.. Yunnan Open University, is a division of The Open University of China (formally China Central Radio Television University), which has  ...   has completed major construction on highways, railways and other transportation infrastructure.. Yunnan has a population of over 45 million ranking it the 12th most populated province in China.. About Yunnan Open University:.. Established in 1979, Yunnan Open University is a university directly under the Ministry of Education, giving it the highest level of university accreditation in the Chinese education system.. With its main campus in Kunming City, Yunnan Province, the institution is the largest university in Yunnan Province with 66 campuses and 111 teaching locations.. With 1,515 staff, 825 faculty members and over 130,000 graduates, current enrolment at the university is 120,000 students.. Yunnan Open University employs a wide range of media for its delivery of programs such as radio, television, language teaching materials, audio-visual materials, computer courseware and networks to deliver long-distance education programs to students across China.. It was the first university college to deliver distance training based on a combination of Satellite TV Network, Computer Network and Teaching Management Network.. The university offers many programs through their various schools including the School of Humanities, School of Science and Engineering, School of Economics, School of Modern Educational Technology, as well as a vocational training school..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Discusses Expansion Projects and Market Conditions.. April 4th, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. announces that its President CEO, Toby Chu, has released a letter to shareholders and prospective shareholders that details CIBT’s recently launched projects as well as prevailing market conditions in the for-profit education sector.. The letter is available on CIBT’s website  ...   current and prospective shareholders referred to in this news release (the “Letter”) contains forward-looking statements about CIBT Education Group Inc.. The forward-looking statements in the Letter 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..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT to Expand its Global Career Center.. March 30th, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. is pleased to announce the statistical results of its Global Career Center (“GCC”), a job placement center established by CIBT to assist its graduates to gain employment upon graduation.. In the 5 months since inception, the GCC center has posted 1,743 jobs for students in the Greater Vancouver Area and 33 graduates from Sprott-Shaw have earned employment.. In the past 2 months, CIBT’s Philippine call center has posted 1,116 jobs and 29 graduates have been hired.. The graduates utilizing the service obtained positions in health care, business administration, and community support.. Formerly known as the Job Placement Call Center (see September 20, 2010 News Release), CIBT has since changed the name to the Global Career Center to better reflect the international nature of the organization.. Based in the Philippines, the GCC benefits from outsourcing services to cost-effective and talented Philippine HR professionals, while providing immediate and long term benefits to Canadian students.. CIBT intends to expand the GCC’s services to other CIBT schools located in other countries.. The GCC extends the post-graduation support already offered to graduating students, which requires resume/cover letter review, interview preparation, and personal career coaching.. Other services such as student loan repayment follow-up and internship or co-op placement for current students are also being considered.. “Students are recognizing that our school prioritizes job placement for graduates after their study in our schools,” commented Toby Chu, Vice Chairman, President and CEO of CIBT Group.. “The success of the career center also speaks to the  ...   GCC will expand its Philippines operations by adding multilingual operators to reach out to potential employers from around the world, particularly in China, Canada and other emerging growth countries with high employment demand.. About Global Career Center:.. The Global Career Center (“GCC”) is a division of CIBT.. Located in the Philippines, the GCC utilizes low cost Philippine labour and cost efficient long distance Voice over IP (VOIP) telephony services, such as Skype, to generate employment opportunities for students and graduates of CIBT’s group of schools from Vancouver, Canada to Beijing, China.. GCC agents are HR professionals from the Philippines who speak fluent English and are adept at calling clients in North America and Asia.. By consistently placing students and graduates from CIBT’s group of school into jobs, the GCC is a significant value proposition for students, partners, and all corporate stakeholders.. Listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the NYSE Amex, CIBT Group owns and operates a network of business, technical and language colleges as well as having cooperative joint programmes at over 70 locations in 18 countries.. With respect to the statements in this news release that the GCC is expected to encourage more partnerships for the GLC platform and with respect to the future plans of the GCC, 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 services offered by the GCC; and general economic factors and other factors that may be beyond the control of the company..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Launches Global Learning Platform to Emerging Markets.. March 7th, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. has launched its Global Learning Center (“GLC”) platform featuring an advanced video conferencing infrastructure that will allow CIBT to offer accredited western programs to emerging Asian countries from CIBT’s new teaching studio based in Vancouver, Canada, an addition to its Beijing studio.. The GLC platform is composed of teaching studios broadcasting lectures to GLC classrooms located in partner institutions across Asia.. It provides students and teachers a live and interactive learning environment, in which open dialogue is conducted in real time.. Each GLC classroom will have an in-class certified teacher to support the western teachers at the studio and provide the students with face to face interaction.. In addition, students will have access to video recorded lectures over the internet.. Demand for western education in Asia is increasing rapidly due to the higher earning potential for graduates who work for multinational companies or emigrate overseas.. However, to deliver western education in Asia is an expensive proposition.. Typical asynchronous online learning does not provide the type of interaction and in-class support that students have grown accustomed to in a traditional classroom environment.. The GLC platform will combine the scalability and delivery of online learning with  ...   at CIBT’s Group of schools, such as university preparation, tourism and hospitality management, healthcare, business management, English language training, and overseas study programs.. With China and many parts of Asia’s rapid economic development and the rising demand for western education, Asia based institutions are seeking ways to improve quality, efficiency, and competitiveness.. The GLC business model is designed to provide Asia-based schools with western accredited programs delivered by western teachers at reduced costs.. These benefits will increase the competitiveness of partner schools while enabling students to further their education and transfer credits to CIBT’s international network of universities and colleges located at over twelve English speaking countries.. For further information on CIBT’s Global Learning Center, please visit our website at.. www.. net/glc.. With respect to the statements in this news release that state the future plans of the GLC platform and the benefits to partner schools, 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 through the GLC platform; uncertainties as to the acceptance of the GLC platform in Asia; and general economic factors and other factors that may be beyond the control of the company..

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    Descriptive info: CIBT Granted Global Exclusive Recruitment Rights for Southpointe Academy.. March 2, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Southpointe Academy (“Southpointe”), a top 5 ranked K to 12 school in British Columbia, to act as Southpointe’s exclusive global recruitment partner.. Under the terms of the agreement, CIBT has been granted the exclusive rights to recruit international and expatriate students in Canada to Southpointe Academy.. In addition, CIBT and Southpointe have agreed to co-develop academic preparation programs to be launched by CIBT overseas, designed to enable potential grade 10 to 12 applicants to better prepare for the vigorous programs and the pre-entrance exam at Southpointe.. The agreement further specifies that CIBT will earn all tuition revenues associated with the academic preparation programs as well as a portion of the tuition fees for each student CIBT recruits for Southpointe.. Toby Chu, Vice Chairman, President and CEO of CIBT Education Group commented, “We are pleased to cooperate with Southpointe Academy as part of our global expansion strategy to export Canadian education to overseas countries, while attracting international students to study in Canada.. This strategic alliance with Southpointe will deepen our product offerings, allowing CIBT to greatly enhance the utilization of our global recruitment network which now requires a presence in 42 countries.. It  ...   with the vision of being a place of happy excellence, a leader in learning, and an inspiration to educators.. Southpointe has since been recognized for their excellence by the Fraser Institute, an independent non-profit Canadian research firm, by achieving the 5th best academic ranking among 288 other high schools in British Columbia.. The school offers the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program and Advanced Placement in the Graduation Years Program.. The school’s graduates currently study at leading North American universities including Harvard, Duke, Toronto, McGill, Queens, and the University of BC.. This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in any jurisdiction.. has filed a registration statement on Form F-1, including a preliminary prospectus (the Preliminary Prospectus ), with the SEC for the offering to which this press release relates.. Before you invest, you should read the registration statement, including the Preliminary Prospectus, and any other documents CIBT Education Group Inc.. has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the company and the offering.. Investors should rely upon the Preliminary Prospectus and any relevant press release for complete details.. You may get these documents and any other documents the company has filed for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC web site at www.. sec.. gov, or the link provided above..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Share Buy-Back.. February 1, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. reports that, further to its news release of January 18, 2011, it has received approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “Exchange”) to a normal course issuer bid (“NCIB”) to purchase for re-sale up to 3,000,000 of its common shares, representing approximately 4.. 3% of the 69,226,011 common shares which are issued and outstanding as at February 1, 2011, to a maximum aggregate acquisition cost of approximately $1,000,000.. Subject to prescribed exceptions, CIBT may purchase up to 6,706 common shares per day, representing 25% of the average daily trading volume of 26,824 common shares per day during the six months preceding February 1, 2011.. CIBT may buy back common shares anytime during the 12-month period beginning on February  ...   other Canadian marketplaces/alternative trading systems.. The actual number of shares purchased, and the timing of any such purchases, will be determined by CIBT, in accordance with the rules of the Exchange.. The application for the NCIB is being implemented because management believes that purchases under the NCIB constitute a desirable use of its funds on the basis that recent market prices of the common shares do not, and at certain times during the course of the NCIB may not, fully reflect the value of CIBT’s business and future business prospects.. The company has not purchased any of its common shares through a normal course issuer bid during the past 12 months.. CIBT Education Group is an education management company focused on the global education market.. America Toll Free: 1-800-574-0901* Email:..

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    Descriptive info: CIBT Announces Share Buy-Back.. January 18th, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. reports that it intends to conduct a normal course issuer bid (“NCIB”) to purchase for re-sale approximately 2,000,000 to 3,000,000 of its common shares representing approximately 4.. 3% to 6.. 5% of its  ...   $1,000,000.. The NCIB is subject to Toronto Stock Exchange (the “Exchange”) approval.. Share purchases under the NCIB will be conducted through the facilities of the Exchange.. The application for the NCIB is being implemented because management is of the view that CIBT’s stock is currently undervalued..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Launches Hotel Management Programs with Open University of China.. January 6, 2011 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (NYSE AMEX and TSX symbol: MBA) (“CIBT” or the “Company”).. is pleased to announce that a cooperation agreement has been signed with Open University of China or “OUC” (previously known as China’s Central Radio Television University or “CCRTVU”) to launch a series of “International Hotel Management Education and Training Programs” through OUC’s education system across China.. This cooperation agreement requires a comprehensive review of curriculum, textbooks, instructors and the teaching system published by the American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational Institute (AHLA-EI) to be conducted by OUC personnel.. CIBT is the exclusive representative for AHLA-EI for China and the Philippines.. CIBT and OUC signed a Cooperation Framework in 2009, and this cooperation agreement marks the first official launch of the program.. A party of 14 senior officials attended the signing ceremony including Mr.. Shaogang Zhang, Deputy Party Secretary of OUC, Mr.. Yanjun Zhou, Director of OUC Continuing Studies, Ms.. Yang Liu, Program Manager of OUC and other senior officials of OUC including the Director of OUC Media and Marketing, Director of OUC External Cooperation and Exchanges.. From CIBT, Mr.. Summit Wu, Vice President of CIBT and Mr.. Victor Yang, General Manager of AHLA Education Institute China attended the signing ceremony.. During the ceremony, Mr.. Shaogang Zhang described the development mission of OUC, “In 2009, OUC defined its future strategic development plans and identified six projects and six plans.. The focus was to advance international cooperation programs and non-degree vocational certification education across the OUC system and its 3.. 2 million students.. After thorough research and exploration, OUC has decided to adopt the International Hotel Management Education and Training Program offered by CIBT as one of its career-oriented programs.. This cooperation will  ...   teaching quality, and expand their impact on the global education market.. “We are very pleased with the opportunity to cooperate with China’s largest university system, the Open University of China,” commented Toby Chu, President and CEO, Vice Chairman of CIBT Education Group.. “By utilizing OUC’s massive network of colleges and universities, CIBT will be able to fulfill its core business objective of exporting Western education to Asia at a much faster pace with credible, reputable local support, and available infrastructure at over 2,800 locations across China.. On December 14th, 2010, OUC and CIBT China jointly organized the International Hotel Management Program Seminar exclusively for the OUC network of universities and colleges.. During the seminar, 26 Presidents from the OUC network attended and exchanged ideas on recruiting channels, course articulation, local and international career programs, among other topics of discussion.. OUC and CIBT agreed that 15 of the OUC colleges will start recruitment for the program in the Spring of 2011, followed by additional seminars and introductions to the entire OUC network over time.. About Open University of China (OUC) (formerly China Central Radio Television University).. Established in 1979, Open University of China is a college university directly under the Ministry of Education (MOE).. OUC is a distance education learning provider utilizing the latest in innovation and technology to deliver programs to its students.. In collaboration with 44 other provincial open universities, 956 municipal open universities, and 1,875 county-level open universities, OUC’s system of schools has a student population of 3.. 2 million students, of which 2.. 87 million are open learning students, totalling 10% of all post-secondary students in China as of the Spring of 2009.. In 2008, the Irix Design Group was ranked 15th in the list of biggest ad agencies in Greater Vancouver by the “Business in Vancouver” newspaper..

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