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114 reviews
4.20 / 5 based on 114 reviews
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oguillon
Institut d'Études Politiques, Strasbourg, France
Political Science, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Concordia University
4.5/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
It was a deception for me to see there where so many french people in Montreal and in Concordia.
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In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
4
Costs
2
Activities
3
Campus life
3
Party / people
4
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
I know all the universities in Montreal quite well. I would say that Concordia distinguishes itself by it's multicultural aspect, most of the students are immigrants or children of immigrants. This diversity is also true concerning their age. This makes this university a really diverse one very representative of the reality of Montreal. I liked Montreal a lot. It's not the nicest city in the world but life there is really enjoyable. A proof of this ? I am back there, studying in HEC. Convinced ? Don't hesitate to contact me for questions.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
2
Met people from other countries
2
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
There are interesting cities to see : Quebec city (very, very nice : try to visit it for the carnaval in February), Boston, New York, Toronto and Ottawa. Quebec is also a nice province : I advice you to go to the whales in Tadoussac and to visit Gapésie. Finally I will make a myth fall : the Niagara falls are not worth it, so sad but it's better to go to Las Vegas to see planet Hollywood and Casinos....
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Lierni
Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao, Spain
Hospitality, Catering / Hotel Management, Graduate, Independent
Concordia University
3.8/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
About the weather,it is too cold here. Otherwise, I got informed about everything before arriveing
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
1
Culture
2
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
It is very good, they have a big choice of courses and the quality is good too.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
3
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
3
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
I do recomend to come to Montreal to study something because you can learn both languajes French and English here and you can choose the University depending on which languaje you want to make the course in. It is very easy here to find an apartment,and it is a very international city so you can meet people easily. The only problem is the weather, it is very cold. In general, it was very positive for me to come here.
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Karin
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Accountancy, Undergraduate, I recently moved to Greece and resided in Canada throughout
Concordia University
3.2/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
This question is not relevant to my situation.
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
1
Costs
1
Activities
1
Campus life
1
Party / people
1
Weather / location
1
Personal recommendation
To renovate the buildings. Esthetically, the University requires imorovement and in return, this will certainly motivate students to study more as they will that they are in a modern environment.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
1
Traveled
1
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
1
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
1
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
Concordia is a grat University and is very well worth the trip for International students, particularly those interested in studying business or engineering. These areas are the University's areas of expertise. Further, Montreal is an exciting city full of diversity and is an important business center. The public transportation system is very developped and the residents are very helpful. These are all factors that make attending Concordia University beneficial. -Make use to the train or metro to get around town. Buy a montly bus pass. This will allow you to go all over town for a fixed rate. -Dress up during winter! It gets really cold. Don't forget to bring your skates and skis. There are plenty of winter activities to be performed. During the hot, humid summers, there are many public swimming pools throughout the city.
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alice1375
Benemerita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Puebla, Mexico
Philosophy, Undergraduate, ANUIES-CREPUQ
Concordia University
4.9/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
I was very interested about improving my instruction language, but anything else because I read about Montreal and life over ther before going
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In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
2
Culture
1
Costs
1
Activities
1
Campus life
4
Party / people
3
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
Is an excellent option. Is not a close campus, that allows you to life in the city and go to the school. Is a University with a comitment with the society. They always organize discusion about the problems in the world. The Students can gather in diferent groups in order to share or help. Is amazing!!!. I found I could fullfil many interests balonging to diferent asociations
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
4
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
The weather is hard. In winter time the maximum is -7. Any way, there are many diferent ways to enjoy the snow. Don't buy boots with laces, you'll need to remove them frecuently. With zipper are better.
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berthelot
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Communication and Information Sciences, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Concordia University
4.6/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
not really, I was expecting the temperatures to be very low
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In my opinion:
Everybody loved it, you will too!
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
3
Culture
4
Costs
2
Activities
4
Campus life
4
Party / people
4
Weather / location
4
Personal recommendation
I personally think that the level isn t that high (ULB doesn t give good grades easily). It s better to be on concordia'sb campus rather than loyola
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
4
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
this experience has been terrific!I advice you to live on the plateau, to buy a bicycle ( in le village des valeurs at pie IX metro station you can get some for 20 dollars and spare the money of the metro tickets)and...to apply the carpe diem!
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oguillon
Institut d'Études Politiques, Strasbourg, France
Political Science, Undergraduate, University Agreement
Concordia University
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
Appartements are quite inexpensive in Montreal even if prices are increasing a lot every year. If you want to meet people and spare money, choose a shared appartements, they are very popular here.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
I would advice you not to live in the students' rooms offered by Concordia because of three reasons : you will have to share them, they are quite expensive (in comparison with the appartements) and you'll have to leave near Loyola Campus (lost, very far from downtown and the other campus of Concordia)
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