Montréal International will conduct its first mission in North Africa from November 30 to December 5 as part of its I choose Montréal initiative. The delegation, made up of representatives from eight Greater Montréal educational institutions and members of the I choose Montréal team, will meet with Moroccan and Tunisian students on the sidelines of EduCanada* fairs.
The mission’s agenda includes two networking events in Casablanca and Tunis.
Moroccan and Tunisian students will have the opportunity to talk to representatives from participating institutions directly and learn more about the academic programs offered by each institution. The I choose Montréal team will also be there to tell attendees what it’s like to live and work in Greater Montréal while studying. Additionally, students will get the chance to explore Montréal using virtual reality headsets.
Currently, 82% of Tunisians and 70% of Moroccans studying in Canada are enrolled in Québec educational institutions, making Tunisia and Morocco two of the province’s key partners. And most of those students, 68% and 70%** respectively, are enrolled in Greater Montréal educational institutions.
What’s more, the Government of Québec has deepened its bilateral relationship with Morocco by opening a Québec Government Office in Rabat. The Office’s mission is to strengthen Québec–Morocco bilateral collaboration in all sectors, including innovation, higher education, culture and youth. There is also an agreement on higher education between Québec and Tunisia.
Participating educational institutions:
- Canada College
- École nationale d’aéronautique
- HEC Montréal
- Polytechnique Montréal
- Concordia University (this institution will participate in the Casablanca fair only)
- Université de Montréal
- Université de Sherbrooke
- Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
Want to learn more about studying in Greater Montréal? Visit the I choose Montréal website.
*EduCanada supports the international education offer of Canadian provinces and territories.
**Source: Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur (MEES), 2018