QS releases Best Student Cities rankings

August 2, 2019

QS Top Universities has released its 2019 rankings for student cities, which aims to showcase the “best urban destinations for international students.” 5 Canadian cities were included in the rankings: Montreal (6), Toronto (11), Vancouver (16), Ottawa (45), and Quebec City (tied for 115). Cities must have a population of over 250,000 and house at least two universities to be eligible for the rankings, resulting in a total list of 125 cities. The rankings are determined by the local universities’ overall rankings, student mix, desirability, employer activity, and affordability. QS Rankings | QS Methodology (International)