CIBT Named Top 5 Sino-Foreign Education Institute in China by Edu.QQ.com



    VANCOUVER, Jan. 26 /CNW/ - CIBT Education Group Inc. ("CIBT") (NYSE
Alternext & TSXV symbol: MBA) is pleased to report that its subsidiary, CIBT
School of Business - Beijing, ranked fifth in a listing of the "Top 10
Sino-foreign Education Institutes in China for 2008" in a recent survey
conducted by Edu.QQ.com, a leading internet and information service portal in
China.
    This latest ranking comes in addition to CIBT being recognized as one of
the top two international college preparation institutes in China by Sohu.com,
as reported in a news release published on January 21st, 2008.
    Toby Chu, Vice-Chairman, President and CEO of CIBT commented, "As one of
the longest established Sino-foreign education institutes in China, we are
proud to be recognized by the mass student population in China as indicated by
their online votes for CIBT. We strive to continue delivering a top-notch
education experience to all of our students."
    Results for the ranking can be found at
http://vote.qq.com/cgi-bin/survey_project_stat?pjtld=18387&rq=yes.

    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, Concordia Career
College, Modus International Language College and Sprott-Shaw Degree College
Corp., which is comprised of Sprott-Shaw Degree College, Sprott-Shaw Community
College (established in 1903), 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 business, technical and
language colleges with presence at over 40 campuses and teaching centers
including 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 across China and to establish schools in other parts of Asia
including South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia and India. CIBT
also owns Irix Design Group, a leading full service design and advertising
company based in Vancouver, Canada. In 2008, Irix Design was ranked 15th in
the list of Biggest Ad Agencies in Greater Vancouver by the Business in
Vancouver newspaper.

    
    CIBT Education Group Inc.

    "Toby Chu"

    Toby Chu
    Vice-Chairman, President and CEO

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    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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