Living in Montréal

Montreal a cultural capital

A bilingual and multicultural city, Montreal enjoys an international reputation for its vibrant arts and cultural life, outstanding creators, and the many festivals it hosts each year. In addition to dynamic performing arts and new media sectors, the city is a world capital of circus arts.

Quartier des spectacles
The Quartier des spectacles is a cultural center of diffusion and creation.

Culture Montréal
An independant organisation promoting culture as an essential element of Montreal's development.

Vitrine culturelle
Website selling show tickets.

What to do in Montreal



The School residences can accommodate Circus & High School students. For other students, it is very easy to find affordable rent in Montreal especially near the School. Most appartments can be found on specified website or in the newspapers. Please note that in Quebec most leases are renewed on the first of July for a duration of one year, unless otherwise agreed upon with the landlord.

Montreal, a city for students

Montreal attracts students from around the globe; it has 11 universities, of which four have an international reputation (McGill, Concordia, Université de Montréal and UQÀM). More than 17,000 foreign students attend one of these universities, adding rich cultural notes and flavors to the mix that is Montreal. Montreal is ranked second in North America in terms of the ratio of students to number of inhabitants. Montreal boasts more than 25% of Canada’s university graduates.

A few educational and fun references to discover Montreal

Tourisme Montréal
Official Website of Montreal Tourism

Ville de Montréal
Official Website of the City of Montreal

Common transportation Website

Vélo Montréal
Montreal for bikers