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.


Caroline Daoust Larente BComm in Accountancy
Studying at JMSB and doing a term in Paris has opened up a whole world of possibilities.
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Olivier Hinse BA Double Major, Political Science & Philosophy
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.
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Jonathan Beaulieu-Cyr and Renaud Lessard BFA in Film Production
Film Production students Jonathan Beaulieu-Cyr and Renaud Lessard made it to Cannes on the strength of their first short film together.
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Katherine Kokmanian BEng in Mechanical Engineering
It was when she started her co-op term at Bombardier that Katherine’s education really took flight. The work term helped her realize that she wanted to have a career in the aerospace industry.
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Gabi Mandl BSc in Biochemistry
My professors are incredible,” says Gabi. “I get to school 20 minutes early just so I have a front-row seat in my lectures, because I’m that excited to learn the material.”
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Sophie Choquette BA in Communication Studies
Sophie learned about international community development and used her media skills to train local community groups on using documentary film equipment.
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David Szanto PhD (individualized program— fine arts)
Find out how David found a home for an interdisciplinary doctoral program in “performative gastronomy.”
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Stephen Bertone MSc in Administration
John Molson School of Business attracted Stephen because of its focus on research, an ability to work closely with faculty and its small class sizes.
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Jessica Yott PhD (psychology
Jessica works on research examining infants’ understanding of other people's emotions, intentions, desires, and beliefs.
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Javad Lavaei MASc, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Javad's work won the Governor General’s Gold Medal & the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools Master’s Thesis Award.
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Jacynthe Carrier MFA (studio arts)
Jacynthe chose Concordia for the impressive facilities of its renowned Photography program.
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