Montreal is the second largest French-speaking city after Paris. It is also a hive for education, innovation, business, the arts, culture, and much more. It has been said that Montreal is a perfect mix of old-world European tradition and charm meeting new world modernity and practicality. The locals know how to live and vehemently defend their lifestyle and their city’s stature in the world. Indeed, it is recognized as a true cosmopolitan city and with its lively city-centre, efficient public transportation system and its international recognition as a top 5 student city, there is no reason to not have Montreal on your study abroad destinations list.
Contact us to build an experience into your curriculum in this wonderful city. Check out some experiences that BV Study Abroad has curated for partner universities.
Business in Canada
Did you know that Montreal’s economy is the second most important of all Canadian cities? It is a leader in high tech, in biomedical technologies, aerospace, finance, and cultural events. It is Canada’s cultural hub, with events and technology companies that work around the world, such as Cirque du Soleil and Moment Factory, to name a few.
With its network of colleges and universities, it has attracted top researchers from around the world helping it become a leader in Artificial Intelligence, for example. In fact, companies such as Google, Facebook, IBM & Microsoft have chosen Montreal for their AI research expertise.
Another plus about coming to Montreal is the offering of affordable and diverse cultural activities. Montreal is teeming with activities and students will have many options to choose from.
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Culture and The Arts
Bring your Humanities class to a human scale with artistic, cultural and historical visits throughout Montreal. There is always something going on in this vibrant city, be it inside or out. Visit the la Place des Arts, the centre of artistic activities, participate in one of the dozens of festivals and events that take place annually, or simply take in the museum and cultural scene in the many vibrant neighbourhoods.
Whatever you choose, Montreal, with its iconic Mount Royal overlooking the four corners of the island, will bring your syllabus to new heights.
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The province of Quebec is the province in Canada with the most social programs for its citizens, such as reduced rate daycare, and a family allowance program to name a couple. University tuition is also half of what other Canadian universities charge. There is a historic reason for this. Quebec society is considered an open and tolerant society, but as with any society, its population continues to work hard to improve everyone’s life.
Come and learn about this and other social justice initiatives happening in the province of Quebec. Contact us to start planning your custom program.
What People Say?
We brought students to Quebec City for 10 days in July to work on their start-up projects with local entrepreneurs. It was an incredible, hands-on experience both academically as well as culturally. The students learned so much about Quebec City’s vibrant culture and its entrepreneurial spirit.
As Canada is America’s largest trading partner, it is important to provide our students with a program to learn about our neighbour, to experience its culture, and to develop relationships for future opportunities. Under Patrick’s professionalism, dedication and coordination, student satisfaction has consistently been very high.
Through my professional career I have partnered with numerous organisations to send students for abroad curricular experiences. I have to say that Patrick Hurley and BV Study Abroad have been the most dedicated, professional, and accommodating. Through our partnership, they have worked closely with our administration and faculty members to ensure an annual experience that…