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According to Forbes, Montreal is the tenth cleanest city in the world.
Studying in Concordia's Faculty of Fine Arts offers you a unique opportunity: to live and learn in one of North America’s most dynamic and culturally rich cities. Montreal is Canada’s second-largest city, with a population of approximately 3.6 million people. Situated on an island in the Saint Lawrence River, it is Quebec's largest cultural and commercial centre, as well as Canada’s largest French-speaking city.
Located in Montreal's downtown core, Quartier Concordia contains a mix of heritage sites, new buildings and prominent public art. In June 2009 the departments of Contemporary Dance and Theatre moved from the University’s Loyola campus in the west end. The relocation of the Music Department one year later positioned the Faculty wholly in the downtown area.
At Concordia, you are just steps away from a diverse array of galleries, cinemas and performing arts venues in the visual and performing arts. The city's enviably low rents and cost-of-living make Montreal a fantastic place to be a student! Whether you choose the Plateau, Mile End, St-Henri, Centre-Sud, NDG or Downtown as a neighborhood, you will never run out of exciting restaurants, cafés, clubs and festivals to explore. Check the local indie weekly papers and websites such as Voir and Cult Montreal for reviews, recommendations and event listings.
Montreal has a superb public transit system as well as the newly introduced BIXI Public Bike System to help you make your way around town. Check it out: