Studying in Montreal — ranked the best student city in the world — isn’t unusual. For some, though, the journey here is exceptional.
Lana’s life changed dramatically when she had to leave her home in Syria as the civil war became more intense. Along with members of her family, she settled in neighbouring Jordan, where she would remain for three years. A life-changing exodus to Canada and eight months of intense preparation at Concordia later, Lana has just found out that she has been fully accepted into a degree program in Art Education in the Faculty of Fine Arts.