Situated in Montreal, the best student city in the World according to the 2017 QS Best Student Cities Rankings, Concordia University embodies the vibrant, lively and diverse qualities of its surroundings. With more than 46,000 students from Canada and the world, we are dedicated to our growth and reputation as a university on the leading edge of innovation. Concordia's exceptional research continues to break ground in the fields of engineering, environmental genomics and media arts, culminating in our inclusion in the 2015 Times Higher Education rankings of the 100 best universities worldwide under the age of 50. Along with 36 research units and a recent $80 million investment in facilities and resources, a 2016 Research Infosource study ranked Concordia among the top 25 research universities in Canada.
These achievements are indicative of our dedication to the success of our students. More than 40 per cent of our graduate student population is international, and Concordia welcomes students from over 150 countries. Our International Student Office will welcome you warmly, providing tools and support services to help you thrive in your studies. You'll also have the chance to work with our distinguished faculty by participating in assistantships and co-operative education opportunities. Ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide for alumni employment by the Center for World University Rankings, we want you to graduate with a degree that will give you an edge to secure a fantastic career anywhere in the world.
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Concordia University offers Masters and Doctoral Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates across four faculties, consisting of Arts and Science, Engineering and Computer Science, Fine Arts, and the John Molson School of Business. Offering over 120 graduate programs, we strongly support highly specialized, field-specific research, and interdisciplinary study and training.
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If you are new to Montreal, it's easier to meet people when you live in residences. Residence Life Managers and Assistants help provide a supportive home base while you transition into university life.
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Montreal is one of Canada's most affordable cities for off-campus housing, made up of diverse and fascinating neighbourhoods. Whether it's the hip coffee shops and markets of the Mile End, the terraces and nightlife of the Plateau Mont-Royal, or the affordable high ceilings and hardwood floors of St-Henri, Montreal has something for you.
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Complement your Studies with Graduate and Professional Skills (GradProSkills)
GradProSkills offers workshops that enrich the graduate experience and assist students as they transition into a future career. Benefit from workshops such as French language, leadership and management and software and web tools. For a current listing of activities, visit concordia.ca/gradproskills.
Student Success Centre
Your support network from first-year to graduation. At the Student Success Centre you'll find one-on-one tutors, study groups and workshops. Come by and meet our friendly community of professionals, peers and faculty who want you to excel.
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Trying to build your career but unclear about what to do with your degree? Are you looking for internships, part- or full-time jobs? Find the resources you need at Career and Planning Services to help you research careers, get ready for the job market and connect with employers.
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The Concordia Stingers represent Concordia in all things athletic. Our teams compete with other schools in Canadian Interuniversity Sport, and more specifically in the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec.
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You don't have to be a member to get moving. At Le Gym, you can sign up for energizing workouts at all fitness levels, or take part in a sporting activity at our Loyola campus location.
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Graduate Students Association (GSA)
The Graduate Students Association (GSA) represents the collective interests and promotes the general welfare of all graduate students at Concordia.
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Instructional and Information Technology Services (IITS) provides services that are essential to a functioning university. Setting up user accounts and configuring desktop systems are only a small part of what we do to fill the diverse needs of Concordia's students, faculty and staff members.
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Seeking out people with similar interests, cultural or academic backgrounds? Clubs and associations provide supportive communities and organize a variety of activities including weekly meetings, outings, potlucks, and movie nights. There are over 200 clubs and associations for you to discover at Concordia.
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Concordia is built on a strong foundation of accessible education and this tradition continues with our many student services that support the needs of our diverse community.
International Students Office
As an international student, we are your home away from home. We help you adapt to Concordia and Canada and make sure that you have a successful academic and personal experience. Come and meet our friendly staff.
The Access Centre for Students with Disabilities
By reducing barriers to academic participation at Concordia, the Access Centre for Students with Disabilities raises awareness about students with disabilities and engages in community building to further promote an inclusive environment at the university.
The Otsenhákta Student Centre is an on-campus resource for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students. We help students succeed and achieve their highest academic potential by making the most of the many resources available at Concordia.
Oui Can Help!
Concordia supports its students in acquiring the knowledge and skills needed to enter the Quebec workforce, including mastering the French language. Oui Can Help! is an initiative that connects students with French-language resources on campus and throughout the city.
There are dozens of research units (Centres, Institutes, Groups and Platforms) affiliated with Concordia. These research units contribute significantly to academic life by creating an environment of collaboration and providing students with unique training opportunities.
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Students from 150 countries energize and enrich our diverse campuses. Our faculty and students do research worldwide and our classrooms bustle with visiting scholars.
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General campus tours may be reserved online. Departmental tours for graduate students are also available.
For a guided tour of research labs and facilities, or to book an appointment with a specific graduate program director, please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, contact the Birks Welcome Centre at 514-848-2424, ext. 4779. Visit concordia.ca/admissions/graduate for more details.
Co-operative education offers unique, practical experience opportunities to students. It is a learning process that alternates semesters of academic study with set work terms in the private and public sectors. Students gain valuable, on-the-job experience while continuing to study towards a university degree. Work terms are paid, full-time opportunities that last 12 to 17 weeks.
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