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What makes Montreal such a great place to study?

VIDEO: See what Concordians have to say about their experience in Canada's top student city
January 8, 2015

Montreal is once again one of the 10 best cities in the world for students, according to the latest international rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

QS — which also compiles the sought-after World University Rankings — praised Montreal as a cultural hot spot, noting that the city plays host to several major international festivals and a strong indie music scene. 

We asked some Concordia students for their opinion about what makes Montreal such a great place to live.

This year, Montreal moved up the list from number nine to number eight, behind Paris, Melbourne, London, Sydney, Hong Kong, Boston and Tokyo. The annual Best Student Cities list put Montreal in the top Canadian spot for the third time in a row. It is one of the top two student cities in North America, second only to Boston.

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