CIBT Division Signs Global Recruitment Agreement with Bemidji S

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CIBT Division Signs Global Recruitment Agreement with Bemidji State University
and Affiliated Schools 
Vancouver, British Columbia CANADA, April 09, 2013 /FSC/ - CIBT Education Group
Inc. (MBA - TSX, MBA - NYSE MKT),("CIBT Group") is pleased to announce that its
newly formed division, Global Education Alliance ("GEA"), has entered into an
agreement with Bemidji State University, Northwest Technical College, and Itasca
Community College ("Northwoods Consortium"), under which GEA was appointed as
their global recruitment partner. 
Under the terms of the agreement, GEA will assist Northwoods Consortium with
marketing, promotion and recruitment for the international market with a focus
on the China market.  GEA will provide student services and recruitment by
tapping into CIBT Group's existing infrastructure and referral network at 50+
locations in 18 countries.  Currently, over 9,000 international students from 42
countries and approximately 3,000 domestic students from Canada are enrolled
with CIBT Group. 
About Bemidji State University: 
Founded in 1919, Bemidji State University ("BSU") is a public state university
located in Bemidji, Minnesota, USA. It is one of the seven state universities in
Minnesota to be fully accredited by the Minnesota State Colleges and
Universities System. In 2009, 2010 and 2011, BSU was recognized as a top-tier
Midwest university by the US News and World Report. Approximately 5300 students
from 36 U.S. states and 38 countries are enrolled in BSU. 
About Northwest Technical College: 
Northwest Technical College ("NTC") was founded in the 1960s as Bemidji Area
Vocational Technical Institute, a two-year college offering two programs:
carpentry and automotive mechanics. Today Northwest Technical College is the
fastest growing two-year college amongst Minnesota State Colleges and
Universities. More than 1600 students are currently enrolled with NTC in
business, health, human and protective services, environmental, and industrial
technology career programs. It offers associate degrees, diplomas and
certificate programs that meet the evolving needs of regional and global
About the Itasca Community College: 
Itasca Community College ("ICC"), founded in 1922 with the slogan "The Best
Place to Start", is a two-year community college located in Grand Rapids,
Minnesota. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and
Secondary Schools and offers diplomas in practical nursing, wild-land fire
fighting, and pulp and paper; associate's degrees in applied science in
engineering,  accounting, forestry, natural resources, and pulp and paper; and
professional certificates in child development, geographic information systems,
and nursing. Approximately 1900 students are currently enrolled with ICC, which
was rated the 5th best community college in the country by The Washington
Monthly in 2010. 
About Global Education Alliance: 
Global Education Alliance ("GEA"), a division of CIBT Education Group Inc., is a
student referral service for certain carefully selected schools in Canada and
the U.S. GEA leverages CIBT Group's extensive international agent network and
existing academic partnerships in various countries to increase international
enrolments at its North American partner schools, which include high ranking
primary and secondary schools, and public and private universities in Canada and
the United States. Visit GEA online at 
About CIBT Education Group: 
CIBT Education Group Inc. is an education management company focused on the
global education market. Listed on Toronto Stock Exchange. CIBT Group owns and
operates a network of business, technical and language colleges and offers
cooperative joint programmes in 18 countries. Its subsidiaries include
Sprott-Shaw 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, healthcare, hotel
management and tourism, English language training, English teacher
certification, junior and high school preparation program for overseas study,
and other career/vocational training. CIBT Group also owns Irix Design Group, a
leading design and advertising company based in Vancouver, Canada, and Global
Career Center ("GCC").   GCC is a job placement call center located in the
Philippines dedicated to providing employment services to CIBT Group graduates
for free throughout their careers.  Visit us online at 
For more information contact: 
Toby Chu 
Vice-Chairman, President & CEO 
CIBT Education Group Inc. 
Investor Relations Contact:1-604-871-9909 Email: 
Some statements in this news release contain 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 statements in this news release
as to expectations for the collaboration with Bemidji State University,
Northwest Technical College, and Itasca Community College (Northwoods
Consortium), 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; 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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