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CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY INFORMATION

Concordia is a large, urban university, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The university has two campuses, set approximately 7 km apart: Sir George Williams Campus is in the downtown core of Montreal, and Loyola Campus is in the residential west-end of Montreal. They are connected by a free shuttle-bus service for students, faculty and staff.

Federal Real Estate has many buildings that are suberbly situated for Concordia students. 3 buildings are within 2 minutes walk to the downtown Montreal Concordia campus. These Apartment buildings are located at 2150 Mackay wich is a beautiful high-rise just a stones throw away from campus... literally! Also available is 1650 Lincoln which is less then 2 minutes walk from the main Montreal campus. Lastly there is 1225 & 1229 Mackay, a 3-storey brownstone just a couple of blocks away.

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Concordia University History
Although founded in 1974, the university traces its academic roots back to the early 20th century, with the development of the Jesuit-run Loyola College and the YMCA-based Sir George Williams University.

Concordia University Accessibility
Concordia is proud of its tradition of accessibility and concern for the individual. We value inter-disciplinary approaches to learning, and we are dedicated to offering the best possible scholarship, research and training for the real world.

Concordia University Programs
Concordia’s more than 180 undergraduate programs are divided into four Faculties: Arts and Science, Engineering and Computer Science, Fine Arts, and the John Molson School of Business. Students are enrolled in one of these Faculties, but they may take courses from any of the others as part of their studies. Many programs also offer a “co-operative” component, whereby students get work experience while they study.

In addition, the School of Graduate Studies offers more than 70 programs leading to Master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as a variety of graduate diplomas and certificates for professionals seeking to upgrade their knowledge and skills.

Students enter the university in September, or in some cases, in January or May. An undergraduate degree normally takes three or four years to complete, a Master’s takes from a year-and-a-half to three, and a PhD is at least four years long. Certificates and diplomas usually take no longer than a year-and-a-half to complete.

Montreal
Concordia University considers the city of Montreal to be an invaluable asset to the university experience. It has a population of three million, and is one of the oldest cities in North America and one of the world’s largest French-speaking cities. While French is the predominant language, there is also a large English-speaking population. Many ethno-cultural communities also help maintain a vibrant, cosmopolitan atmosphere within Montreal.

Concerts, films, plays, art shows and athletic events are plentiful, and there is a 1000-acre mountain in the heart of Montreal, with parks, jogging and bike paths available.

You can also retreat to the nearby Laurentian Mountains or the Eastern Townships just outside Montreal. Once there, you can do everything from windsurfing to skiing (alpine, as well as cross-country), or just explore the beautiful countryside. It’s all within an hour or two of Montreal.

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