CIIS-Continental Institute for International Studies, formerly known as the Canadian Institute for International Studies, has truly carved out a niche for itself as a provider of accredited International Education that transcends the boundaries of inter-continental divides, thus preparing the right ground work for students to become future global professionals. CIIS, in India, is a working partner of the reputed Georgian College (GC) ,Ontario, Canada, Thompson Rivers University(TRU), BC, Canada, Red Rivers College(RRC), Manitoba, Canada and Conestoga college, Canada and many more.
Among other options, students always have a fascination to study abroad, since international education, be it a semester abroad or a full degree program in another country, can be one of the most rewarding and exhilarating experiences in a person's life. There is so much to be gained from learning a new culture, experiencing new challenges and opening your mind to a whole new world. On a professional level, it can enhance their career by exposing students to a variety of new perspectives, the latest technology along with state of the art research and training. It also opens up new horizons for the students by offering global career opportunities.
Many students have traditionally gone to the US, Australia, Canada and UK for higher education notably in Computer Sciences.
Hospitality Industry, Engineering and Business Management. Universities and colleges in Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, United States and Switzerland, have over the past few years, successfully wooed thousands of students to study with them. While there is no doubt that the degrees and diplomas offered are globally recognized, however, the cost of studying and living abroad is beyond the reach of a large majority. Apart from the money, adapting to International style of education along with the cultural shock that most students face while adjusting to life overseas make it all the more challenging. CIIS gives a unique option to students by offering the exact same North American education right here in India at a fraction of the cost.
Co-op is an integral part of all the courses being run at CIIS. Co-op in general term refers to the cooperation between the College and the Industry. It is a proven, realistic and practical method of career education adopted from the developed world that integrates academics with relevant work experience, blending career ambitions with studies through hands on experience.
This system of education allows students to undertake productive work in the industry or business for a period of 12 to 14 weeks after every 2 semesters. This unique mix of learning while working enables students to gain valuable experience, develop maturity and professionalism, apply classroom training to practical situations, and encourages academic achievement by expanding knowledge and skills of the individual.
CIIS students benefit from the latest North American teaching methods and curriculum; and credentials with global recognition. Senior Canadian & British faculty comes to CIIS on rotational basis for a time period of at least one semester for full time teaching. The Indian faculty are handpicked and trained in Canada & UK prior to commencement of classes at CIIS.
The programs are student centered in delivery with an emphasis on the development of practical skills, problem solving and state of the art knowledge in technology and business. All programs are designed & delivered with the industry requirements in mind. CIIS has worked very hard to establish close working relationships with leaders in the industry. These leaders form the basis of our Program Advisory Committees. The members recommend courses of action and planning for our programs. Thus, the curriculum remains current and tuned to the requirements of the industry.