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Meet our students

Every year we introduce a few of the exceptional students that help make up our vibrant learning community in our Undergraduate Viewbook [PDF] and our Graduate Viewbook [PDF]. Find out why they chose Concordia. Hear how their experience here mixes academic flexibility, real-life applied learning experiences, research opportunities and extracurricular activites keeps them engaged now, and prepared for the future.

Katherine Purchase Accountancy, Stingers Hockey
A goalie and business student leverages her talent and unbelievable work ethic.
Katherine Purchase
Abel Oppong Biochemistry with Co-op
Professional development alongside outstanding work in the lab.
Abel Oppong
Anita Haurie Computer Engineering
with Co-op
A programmer finds fulfilling challenges in class, on campus and in the workplace.
Anita Haurie
Loric St-Onge Mechanical Engineering
Mixing academics, practical learning and sustainability for a meaningful, motivating educational experience.
Katherine Purchase
Jesse Carmichael Finance and Marketing
A bright future in business for a business student who’s already proven herself as a leader.
Jesse Carmichael
Ray Shami Human Relations and Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality
Developing a global view of how to effect positive social change as a leader.
Ray Shami
Junna Chif Film Production
Earning accolades for skill and creative vision in film production.
Junna Chif
Olivier Hinse BA in Child Studies
Concordia Athletics named Olivier Most Valuable Player and handed him the Ron Lapointe Award in recognition of his achievement in academics, athletics and community involvement.

Vinay Nawani and Tara Walker Master's, Business Administration
Tara and Vinay interviewed small business owners in Gulu, Uganda, to track the real costs of frequent power grid blackouts.
Ehsan Rezabeigi PhD, Mechanical Engineering
A lightweight implant made of glass and polymer foam shows great promise as a “bone substitute” to promote healing.
Ehsan Rezabeigi
Thomas Vincent Postdoctoral Fellow, Physics
Thomas is finding ways to measure the effects of exercise on brain activity with a view to preventing cognitive decline.
Thomas Vincent
JoDee Allen Master’s, Individualized Program (INDI)
What if dance-based video games recognized a player's creative genius and gave points for improvised moves?
JoDee Allen
Desirée de Jesus PhD, Film and Moving Image Studies
"My professors have been very affirming, which has helped me make that shift from being a student to taking my place in the field as an academic."
Rachel MacNeill Master’s, Media Studies
How aboriginal girls in remote communities use mainstream media to form a narrative of empowerment.
Rachel MacNeill
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