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LIFE AT CONCORDIA

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Saturday, October 2210 a.m. - 4 p.m. EDT


Student life 

Make friends, explore your interests and make a difference by participating in one of more than 200 student groups and associations. Join a sports team, volunteer in the community, build a rocket or learn a new language. The possibilities are endless!  

Find your community on campus



Sports and recreation

Whether you’re a varsity athlete, need some hiking buddies, or are looking for stress relief on the yoga mat, there are lots of ways to stay active and have fun at Concordia! Learn about all our sports and fitness facilities and programs, including our varsity teams, the Concordia Stingers.

Get moving!


Diversity on campus 

At Concordia, we are proud to be a large, urban university that serves a diverse student population. We work hard to foster a safe, accessible and inclusive campus. In recognition of systemic barriers facing many communities, we offer a variety of services and spaces that support the needs of our students.

Find services and support

Did you know?

#1
student city in North America

75%
of courses have fewer than 60 students

51,250+
students

10,000
international students

2,250+
professors and librarians

Credit © Alexandre Choquette - Tourisme Montréal

Montreal: a student city

Picturing yourself in Montreal? Great choice. Montreal is officially the best city in North America to be a student! You’ll experience all the benefits of studying in a global city:

  • the high-energy creative vibe
  • a welcoming, safe and inclusive environment
  • the diversity of a globally connected city
  • joie de vivre you can feel
Explore student life in Montreal

LEARN FRENCH

At Concordia, you’ll study in English while living in a bilingual environment – the perfect opportunity to learn or improve your French. Whether you’re a complete beginner or already proficient, Concordia offers for-credit courses and social activities to help you succeed! 

Improve your French


A francophone community

Did you know that 20% of Concordia students speak French as their first language? Francophone students will find a welcoming community on campus, with lots of resources to help you succeed at studying in English. It’s even possible for students to submit some of their academic work in French!

Découvrez Concordia en français

HOUSING


Living in one of Concordia’s on-campus residences is a great option for your first year: instant friends, a meal plan and only a short walk to your classes! Or maybe you want to rent an apartment in one of Montreal’s many distinctive neighbourhoods. Whichever your choice, we can help!

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Concordia University is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal.

Sustainability

Sustainability permeates every level of the Concordia community. From student initiatives to academic courses, there are so many ways to get involved in sustainability at Concordia.


From first year to convocation

Follow Josie's journey at Concordia.

See photo essay

Take your next step

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