Whether you’re on your way to Concordia University city block-spanning downtown campus or its storied Loyola campus located further west, chartering a bus in Montreal can make a group visit to either campus a snap. Bus.com offers a variety of transportation options to choose from; request a quote today!
Officially established in 1974, Concordia University represents the combination of Loyola College (founded in 1896) and Sir George Williams University (founded in 1926). Today, the university is spread across Montreal with its Loyola campus in the neighbourhood of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce and the large, sprawling Sir George Williams campus downtown. With over 300 undergraduate and 100 graduate programs and courses, including one of Canada’s top 10 business schools, Concordia University has made significant leaps and strides in academia and research despite its relatively young age as an institution. With its prime location in downtown Montreal, the university boasts a vibrant and urban lifestyle alongside athletics, student organizations and student-run media outlets, in addition to a reputation for being significantly politically active. Its alumni include the likes of world famous authors, scientists, artists, athletes, political leaders, presidents, and CEOs.
Why charter a bus for Concordia University
With its campuses spread out across the city, bus rentals in Montreal make visiting everything Concordia University has to offer an easy experience. A chartered bus, no matter the size needed, provides an ease of transport while ensuring that a group sticks together. With each bus’s audio-visual fixtures and wifi services, everyone can enjoy a personalized experience without having to focus on directions or traffic. It’s the ideal way to move large groups of aspiring students from one location to the next!
Concordia University is best understood when considering its two campuses: There’s the Loyola campus located to the west in the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce neighbourhood, and the Sir George Williams campus located across the downtown core. Loyola offers its own library, is the site of the university’s student-run radio station CJLO, and the state-of-the-art Oscar Peterson Concert Hall. Loyola’s surrounding neighbourhood also boasts a lot of character, in addition to being the city’s unofficial own Korea Town due to a high concentration of Korean residents. As for the Sir George Williams campus downtown, with its prime downtown location, it’s close to all kinds of action that includes bars, restaurants, cafés, and entertainments. The downtown campus is the place to go for art installations, Concordia’s cinema, libraries, and performances by students.
Pairing a little taste of Europe with modern architecture, Montreal is not only picture-perfect, but also a great destination if you want to discover art, culture, history, and science with museums suited for all interests. With iconic neighborhoods to visit and new local attractions appearing regularly, you will never run out of things to do and see in Montreal.