Montreal International has reported this year that, according to the QS Best Student Cities 2017, Montreal has managed to be ranked as number one. It’s the best city to study in the whole world!
Montreal has previously occupied the 7th spot among the best 125 best cities for international students, but it seems that now it has become the first of the top ahead of Paris, London, Melbourne, Berlin, Boston, Vancouver, and Toronto.
QS Best Student Cities has assessed 6 categories, in order to determine the ranking for each city that was competing in this top. Montreal obtained top marks in areas such as University Rankings, Student Mix, Desirability, Employer Activity, Affordability and Student View. Another amazing fact is that Montreal has managed to jump from the 27th place (in the Employer Activity area) that it occupied in 2016, to the 16th place during this year.
Let’s have a quick look at all these areas of interest.
- University Rankings
Montreal is a multicultural and bilingual city, and also the university capital of Canada. It boasts lots of prestigious institutions including McGill University (ranked as 30th in the world and 2nd in Canada) and Universite de Montreal (ranked as 126th in the world and 5th in Canada).
- Student mix
Taking into consideration criteria such as the student population, tolerance and inclusion, the ratio of local and international students, Montreal occupies the 4th place in the world. In 2016 there were reported 32,000 college and university students, according to the Ministry of Education from Quebec.
Montreal is the 9th city in the world when it comes to safety, costs of living, lack of corruption and pollution.
- Employer activity
The city is situated on the 16th spot based on the time needed for graduates for finding a job.
Montreal is considered to be the most affordable region for students from North America thanks to its low tuition costs.
- Student view
The city is the 5th in the category of Student view, and it proudly boasts areas such arts, culture, diversity, friendliness, and affordability.
Back in 2016, Montreal has been named the Intelligent Community of the Year by the famous Intelligent Community Forum, and it is very well-known for its creativity, its extraordinary quality of life, its witty start-ups and leading industries such as artificial intelligence, life sciences, aerospace, health tech, animation and video games.
Montreal is an essential destination for students who want to study, or maybe to find a job and settle down to make a family here.
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