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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.. Letter to Shareholders – Corporate Update.. Dear Shareholders:.. The purpose of this letter is to provide our shareholders with an updated summary of our corporate activities.. Overview:.. CIBT is an education management company focused on the global education market, with a particular emphasis on Asia.. We started our business in China 15 years ago, a country with a population that has grown to 1.. 3 billion and a student population of 258 million and our target market for expansion is Asia with an astounding population base of 3.. 5 billion people.. Our Colleges require:.. CIBT School of Business, China (business schools and vocational schools).. CIBT Beihai International College, China (Chinese Associate degree college).. CIBT Wyotech Automotive Institute, China (automotive, diesel and marine technician school).. Tourism Training Institute, China (hotel management school).. Sprott-Shaw Degree College Corp, Canada (Bachelor degree college/university).. Sprott-Shaw Community College (career and vocational college).. Sprott-Shaw International Language College (ESL school).. Modus Language School (ESL school specialized in the Korean, Japanese and Latin American markets to be merged with Sprott-Shaw Language College).. Concordia Career College (Career school specialized in the Korean, Japanese and Latin America markets).. Management services for Quest University Canada, a three year old accredited university created by special charter by the British Columbia government with a $100 million facility located in Squamish, BC.. Our global recognition requires:.. In 2004, CIBT was awarded the largest MBA degree contract in China by Boeing Corporation.. In 2005, CIBT was ranked Top 10 Most Influential MBA Degrees in China.. In 2006, CIBT was named Best Practice in Automotive Education by the World Bank, Chinese Ministry of Finance, Education and Social Security.. In 2007, CIBT was named Success Stories, Leading the way to Asia by the Asia Pacific Foundation and the Government of Canada.. In the summer of 2008, we expanded to the Philippines and established a Practical Nursing program with Far Eastern University, the largest nursing university in Manila.. Divisional Update:.. The Company has conducted a number of exciting new initiatives including five recent acquisitions.. We would like to share with you highlights from each of our divisions over the last 12 months:.. CIBT School of Business China.. We continue to expand our operations by adding new locations across China.. Our enrollment in China has been healthy and our auto school has substantially increased its student count from 50 to nearly 200.. Our 2+2 international bachelor degree program reached our target enrollment number of 450.. We have also launched a new 1+1 master degree program with a university in London.. CIBT will actively collaborate with Sprott-Shaw to have bridged programs delivered in both China and Canada so that students can expand their learning experience by receiving their education at home as well as abroad.. Acquisition of Sprott-Shaw Community College Group.. Since acquiring Sprott-Shaw in December of 2007, our approach to streamlining its operations has highly enhanced the company s earnings, which will be reflected in financial results for fiscal 2008.. We have expanded our program offerings to the Philippines by working with Far Eastern University in Manila, and we have established a team of recruitment staff for  ...   be paid a management fee and will not assume liability or bear any loses from Quest s operations.. In addition to these benefits, we will also be able to use the $100 million facility to help recruit students and increase enrollment in our 2+2 bachelor degree program because international students are often looking for traditional infrastructure which Quest University can offer.. Going forward, we will concentrate our efforts on harmonizing our cooperative efforts making sure that all operations are running smoothly and efficiently.. Investor Relations.. Despite the recent dramatic decline in most of the major global stock markets, our share price has held up comparatively well although the current share price is significantly below our 52 wk high of $2.. 59.. The company will be commencing an investor relations campaign this fall, which will require investor road show presentations in the US and abroad and other activities designed to increase the company s exposure and increase investor awareness.. Summary:.. Today, we are one of the largest private post-secondary schools in Canada and the largest private health care training provider in Canada, the largest MBA student group in China, and we own the largest market share in 2+2 International Bachelor Degree programs in China.. In the last 9 months, we completed four acquisitions and took over the management of a $100 million dollar University.. Our vision is to use Canada as our corporate base, China for our operational network, and export our accredited and proven North American content to meet the growing demand for western education in Asia.. In addition, we are using our expanding infrastructure in Asia to recruit and import students into North America so that our students can experience the advanced education system that we offer here in Canada and the United States.. Through these two core objectives, we plan to become the largest private post-secondary education provider in Asia and Canada.. Thank you for your continued support in the Company.. Sincerely,.. Toby Chu.. Toby Chu.. President C.. E.. O.. Investor Relations Contact: N.. America Toll Free: 1-800-574-0901* Email:.. info@cibt.. net.. Legal Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: "Forward-looking Statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 may be required in this news release.. These statements relate to future events or CIBT’s future financial performance.. These statements are only predictions and may differ materially from actual future results or events.. CIBT disclaims any intention or obligation to revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.. There are important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to risks associated with changes in general economic and business conditions, actions of CIBT’s competitors, the extent to which CIBT is able to develop new services and markets for their services, the time and expense involved in such development activities, the level of demand and market acceptance of their services and changes in our business strategies.. The TSX Venture Exchange and the American Stock Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the accuracy of this news release.. This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in any jurisdiction..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Acquires Assets of Career and Language Training Schools.. September 2nd, 2008 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (AMEX: MBA; TSX.. V: MBA).. is pleased to report that it has entered into an agreement with Concordia Career College and Modus International Language Institute (collectively "Concordia Group") of Vancouver, BC to acquire all the revenue, fixed assets, licensing rights, and intellectual properties.. The closing date of this transaction is September 4th, 2008.. Concordia and Modus are both established career and English language schools with a special focus on the Korean, Japanese and Latin American markets.. Students from the Concordia Group will be merged into Sprott- Shaw International Language College ( SSILC ), a subsidiary of Sprott-Shaw Degree College, part of the CIBT Group.. SSILC, Concordia and Modus will be merged into two operations and combined resources will be shared across the CIBT Group of schools.. Through the recruitment channels of Concordia, the company will have access to delivery and recruitment networks in Korea, and Japan.. The acquisition of Concordia and Modus has two strategic objectives", commented Toby Chu, Vice Chairman, President and CEO of CIBT Education Group Inc.. "Firstly, to maximize resources in order to reach critical mass, and achieve efficiency for our language college, Sprott-Shaw International Language College, and secondly, to tap into the recruitment network (both domestically and abroad) for international students in Korea, Japan and certain Latin American countries.. Ultimately, it is our corporate objective to establish a campus presence in these countries.. ".. We are excited to become a member of Sprott-Shaw Community College and CIBT Education Group Inc.. , commented David Kang, President and CEO of Concordia Career College and Modus.. With solid supporting infrastructure and financial backing, we look forward to expanding our international recruitment channels and exporting of our education services to international students globally.. About Concordia Career College:.. Concordia Career College  ...   Learners and the Canadian Education Centre Network (CEC).. Modus is also the official testing site for TOEIC Testing Centre and Cambridge Testing Centre.. About CIBT Education Group Inc.. :.. CIBT is an education management and investment company with a special focus on the global education market.. Its subsidiaries, CIBT School of Business Technology Corp.. , Tourism Training Institute and Sprott-Shaw Degree College Corp.. , which is comprised of Sprott-Shaw Degree College, Sprott-Shaw Community College, Sprott-Shaw International Language College, possess a combined operating history of over 118 years in China and Canada s education sectors.. CIBT owns and operates a network of 48 business and language colleges with a presence in Canada, China, Vietnam, Jordan and the Philippines.. CIBT delivers North American and Chinese accredited business and management degree programs, automotive, and diesel maintenance programs, IT programs, travel and tourism programs and career/vocational programs through its network of campuses across China and Canada.. In 2006, CIBT initiated plans to aggressively expand its business presence to over 50 CIBT teaching locations in China by 2010 and to establish schools in other parts of Asia including South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia and India.. President & C.. Legal Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: Forward-looking Statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 may be required in this news release.. These statements relate to future events or CIBT s future financial performance.. There are important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to risks associated with changes in general economic and business conditions, actions of CIBT s competitors, the extent to which CIBT is able to develop new services and markets for their services, the time and expense involved in such development activities, the level of demand and market acceptance of their services and changes in our business strategies..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Subsidiary to Collaborate with Quest University Canada.. August 27th, 2008 CNW Group: CIBT Education Group Inc.. is pleased to report that its subsidiary Sprott-Shaw Degree College ( SSDC ), has signed a letter of intent with Quest University Canada ( Quest ) located in Squamish, BC to manage the University s administrational and financial functions.. A formal agreement is being prepared at this time.. The letter of intent encompasses a number of services for CIBT Group to provide to Quest including management of the University s operations and future recruitments.. This will enable Quest to focus on delivering its exceptional academic curriculum and increasing the quality of the student life experience on Quest s beautiful campus surrounded by some of the best recreational opportunities in Canada.. Additionally, certain academic and administrative expenses will be consolidated with other SSDC colleges to reduce costs, increase enrollment and ultimately increase efficiency by sharing resources across the CIBT Group.. Mr.. Dean Duperron, President of Sprott-Shaw College, has been appointed Interim-President of Quest.. This is an excellent collaborative project between the CIBT and Sprott-Shaw Group of  ...   experience for its students pursuing courses on the block program , commented Dr.. Michael Gibbons, Chairman of the Board for Quest University Canada.. We welcome SSDC s ability to provide administrative and financial support more efficiently and cost effectively than is possible for a small academic institution and we are excited about being able to draw upon the global reach of CIBT s recruitment capacity.. About Quest University Canada:.. Quest University, established by Special Charter in British Columbia s Legislative Assembly, was founded in 2002.. Offering programs in the Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Life Sciences and Physical Sciences, Quest s liberal arts and science education program focuses on delivering academic excellence at the undergraduate level.. Quest is situated on a $100 million dollar campus featuring facilities such as a state of the art library equipped with wireless internet as well as a newly built recreation centre which requires a gymnasium, tennis courts, fitness centre and many other amenities.. CIBT owns and operates a network of 47 business and language colleges with a presence in Canada, China, Vietnam, Jordan and the Philippines..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Further Expands in the Philippines.. August 5th, 2008: CIBT Education Group Inc.. is pleased to report that the Company has signed a cooperation agreement with Far Eastern University (FEU), one of the largest healthcare universities in the Philippines.. The cooperation agreement allows CIBT and Sprott Shaw Degree College (collectively CIBT ) to establish a CIBT Education Center within the facilities of Far Eastern University in Manila.. The Center will teach Resident Care Attendant and Practical Nursing programs using Sprott-Shaw's curriculum.. Students enrolled in these courses will have full access to all clinical facilities, dormitory and other student services available at FEU.. All courses will be taught in English, which will ultimately prepare the students to seek working opportunities in the international health care community.. CIBT will assist graduates in seeking employment opportunities in the healthcare sector in Canada and the United States.. In addition, private hospitals in China are desperately looking for English speaking and western qualified workers.. CIBTs regional headquarters in China will assist future graduates to apply for these positions in Asia and North America.. CIBT will also assist pre-qualified candidates in preparing for licensing exams in Canada.. We are excited to have established  ...   significantly in the coming decade.. Our continued initiatives and introduction to expand Canadian healthcare training to emerging countries are receiving significant interest in Asia.. This partnership with Sprott Shaw is a step toward fulfilling the University's vision of preparing health care workers who are globally competent while recognizing the fact that baccalaureate level training is not the right path for everyone, commented Annabelle Borromeo, Dean of the School of Nursing at FEU.. Those who choose the vocational approach, due to various reasons, are given the opportunity and the world-class training to accomplish their life's goals through this program of partnership with Sprott-Shaw.. About Far Eastern University:.. Established in 1928 as an institute and gaining university status in 1933, FEU is a leading institution of learning in the Philippines with seven major faculties including: accounting, business finance, architecture fine arts, arts sciences, education, nursing, law and graduate studies.. With approximately 30,000 undergraduate students FEU is a leading nursing program trainer in the Philippines with a number of facilities including a campus pavilion, auditorium, and conference centre.. CIBT owns and operates a network of 46 business and language colleges with a presence in Canada, China, Vietnam, Jordan and the Philippines..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Ranked in TSX Venture 50.. July 4th, 2008 Marketwire: CIBT Education Group Inc.. is pleased to report that it was ranked 6th in the 2008 TSX Venture 50 s Diversified Industries group.. The TSX Venture 50 identifies and ranks in the top 10 companies in five major industry sectors, based on a ranking formula that requires revenue, return on investment, market cap growth and trading volume.. TSX Venture Exchange is a unique incubator of public companies and the companies in the TSX Venture 50 are living  ...   public venture capital marketplace and home to over 2200 listed companies.. Evolving from the merger of five junior stock markets, TSX Venture Exchange provides a credible and well regulated marketplace for Canada's emerging companies.. The TSX Venture 50 is a ranking of these growth companies and it demonstrates that TSX Venture Exchange has come a long way from just supporting the resource sectors in Canada.. CIBT owns and operates a network of 45 business and language colleges with a presence in Canada, China, Vietnam, Jordan and the Philippines..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Featured on BNN Small Caps.. July 2nd 2008 Marketwire: CIBT Education Group Inc.. is pleased to report that the Company s President Toby Chu was featured in an exclusive television interview on Small Caps, a Business News Network program aired on Wednesday July 2, 2008 at 8:30am PST.. A recorded version is available online at.. http://www.. cibt.. net/video/bnn_sc.. wmv.. :.. Its subsidiaries, CIBT School of Business & Technology Corp..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Changes Fiscal Year End Date.. June 26th 2008 Marketwire: CIBT Education Group Inc.. reports that it has changed the date of its fiscal year end, from June 30 to August 31.. This change has been made to coincide with the fiscal year end date of a major operating subsidiary and to reflect the fiscal year end date commonly used in the education industry..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Subsidiary Renews Exclusive Distribution License with AHLA-EI.. June 16th 2008 Marketwire: CIBT Education Group Inc.. (TSX.. V: MBA; AMEX: MBA).. is pleased to report that its subsidiary, Tourism Training Institute, has renewed an agreement with the American Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Institute ( AHLA-EI ) for exclusive material distribution and teaching rights within the People s Republic of China.. All AHLA-EI programs will be taught through CIBT s network of education institutions in China, which will maximize exposure for the programs and provide students with a high level of quality training in hospitality management.. Roy Kennington, President of the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute ( AHLA-EI ) comments, "China's hospitality industry is already the next boom in global tourism and the need for well trained service people for the industry will only be greater.. With CIBT's track record in China as an educator, and Tourism Training Institute, a specialist in hospitality management training, now being part of the CIBT family, we see tremendous value created to better support AHLA-EI and its program offerings in China.. CIBT's reputation and vast network of schools and centers brings better exposure for the AHLA brand and pushes the brand to further heights benefiting students, professionals and the general hospitality industry.. This  ...   tourism sector is a selected niche that we plan on building while leveraging on TTI's 19 years of experience.. The American Hotel & Lodging Association is a globally recognized icon representing the lodging industry, including individual hotel property members, hotel companies, student and faculty members, and industry suppliers.. The AHLA-EI is the educational division of the American Hotel & Lodging Association.. About American Hotel Lodging Association Educational Institute:.. The Educational Institute (EI), one of the key member benefits of the American Hotel Lodging Association, is the premier source for delivering quality hospitality education, training and professional certification that serves the needs of hospitality schools and industries worldwide.. EI extends it reputation around the globe to serve the needs of learning institutions and hotel organizations through more than 110 licensed EI affiliates in 60 countries.. EI also has an official office located in India, and holds exclusive license agreements in 17 countries connecting EI's research and expertise to hospitality operations throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.. EI has been the leader in providing training solutions that address the specific needs of the hospitality industry.. EI continues to maintain a cutting edge position in the delivery of training and education that is supported by industry leaders and experts worldwide..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Featured in Case Study Conducted by Global Research Body.. (TSXV: MBA; AMEX: MBA).. is pleased to report that the Company was featured in a case study conducted by The Observatory on Borderless higher Education.. The report provides an in-depth analysis on three educators, including the Stanford Centre for Professional Development, Missouri State University, and CIBT School of Business Technology, and how they have successfully established educational ventures in China.. Subscribers can access the report at:.. obhe.. ac.. uk/products/reports/.. About the Global Mission of The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education:.. The mission of The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education (OBHE) is to conduct state-of-the-art research, disseminate best practices, emerging trends, policy frameworks and assessment and quality assurance information; and develop strategic  ...   existing and/or future transnational higher education initiatives.. The Observatory has over 170 organisational subscribers representing 50 countries worldwide engaged in various aspects of transnational higher education and international co-operation.. The Observatory partners with national and international organisations including the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Universities UK (UUK), UNESCO, the World Bank, the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the European Distance Education Network (EDEN), the UK's Leadership Foundation and the Western Co-operative for Educational Telecommunication (WCET).. The Observatory's mission is accomplished through extensive collaboration with stakeholders including global higher education, government and private sector organisations.. The Observatory is committed to bringing together emerging research in transnational higher education through conferences, scholarly networks, and the publication of reports..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Signs LOI with Tulane University of New Orleans.. May 5th, 2008 Marketwire: CIBT Education Group Inc.. is pleased to report that it has signed a Letter of Intent ( LOI ) with Tulane University s School of Continuing Studies in New Orleans, Louisiana.. The LOI sets forth a proposed cooperative agreement whereby Tulane University s Gaming Management programs will be introduced into CIBT s schools in China and in the future, into all Pan-Asia campuses.. The casino gaming and resort business are growing exponentially in China, particularly in the city of Macau, and in countries like Vietnam and South Korea commented Toby Chu, Vice Chairman and CEO of CIBT Education Group Inc.. CIBT is excited to establish academic partnerships with leading educational institutions such as Tulane University to educate Asia s next generation of industry professionals who plan to enter these sectors.. We  ...   resort industry.. Our program utilizes a cross-disciplinary approach and when combined with the CIBT educational components, students in China will have a definite edge when seeking employment within the diversified gaming industry.. About Tulane University:.. Founded in 1834, Tulane is one of the most highly regarded and selective independent research universities in the United States.. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, Tulane takes pride in being a part of a select group of 62 universities with pre-eminent programs of graduate and professional education and scholarly research.. Tulane s schools and colleges offer undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine and public health and tropical medicine.. The TSX Venture Exchange and the American Stock Exchange have not reviewed and do not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release..

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  • Title: CIBT Education Group
    Descriptive info: CIBT Acquires Tourism Training Institute.. April 30th 2008 Marketwire: CIBT Education Group Inc.. is pleased to report that it has acquired Tourism Training Institute ( TTI ), an accredited education institution headquartered in Vancouver, Canada with branch offices in Beijing, China.. TTI is an established educator and has been in operation for 19 years in Vancouver s Lower Mainland and for 4 years in China.. CIBT has acquired selective assets including approvals but no liabilities, of TTI.. TTI s Canadian operations will be integrated with Sprott-Shaw Community College ( SSCC ), a subsidiary of CIBT.. TTI s operations in Beijing will be consolidated with CIBT operations in China.. Post acquisition, TTI will become a specialist in the CIBT Education Group of companies by focusing on specialized degree and diploma programs such as hotel management, travel tourism, gaming and resort management, convention management, flight attendant training and other hospitality programs in China and Asia Pacific.. Senior management from TTI will be retained to continue the  ...   to tourism industry reports, China and other neighboring countries/cities such as South Korea, Hong Kong, Macau and Thailand are expecting significant growth in the travel tourism sector in the coming years, commented Toby Chu, Vice-Chairman and CEO of CIBT.. Our acquisition of TTI is intended to increase our revenue, reduce the learning curve for our new division, and expand the breadth and depth of our management expertise.. About Tourism Training Institute:.. Setting global standards, TTI is a world leader in the development, and delivery of tourism educational systems from entry to management levels.. TTI delivers on a single promise - to provide students with marketable skills in an increasingly automated and competitive world.. Tourism is now the world's largest and fastest growing industry.. The skills learned at TTI are transferable across North America, into Europe and the emerging destinations in the Asia-Pacific region.. The Tourism Training Institute provides professional education designed to help people of diverse backgrounds learn new skills and advance existing careers..

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