In ““I the QS Best Student Cities 2015” study Montreal has been named as the best city in Canada for student, and the eighth on an international list.
The study cites the city’s high ranking educational institutions, like McGill University – ranked 21st in the world and 2nd in Canada – as well as Concordia University and Université de Montréal.
Laura Bridgestock wrote in the study, citing Montreal’s hybrid culture of French and English “Montreal has been dubbed Canada’s cultural capital, and one of the world’s most livable cities,” .
In the study , Montreal was one of the world’s best cities for students, it moved up from 9th to 8th place, behind Tokyo.”
Paris, France topped the Best Student Cities index for the third year running, followed by Melbourne, Australia in second place and London, U.K. coming in third.
The study looked at things like affordability, employer activity, student mix and desirability.
Other Canadian cities that made the top 50 student friendly cities include Toronto (9) and Vancouver (12).
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