Igloofest Takes Over St. Cathy’s Residence

Igloofest is amongst us again for its 8th consecutive year in a row. The annual outdoor festival will take place again in Old Port Montreal. World renowned DJ’s will be taking to the stage to bring you dirty beats and electrifying light shows. Brave the cold and dance under the stars to this years hottest electronic music.

Igloofest will be running for 4 straight weekends through the month of January and February. Right now the event is only in its 2nd weekend and is already creating much hype. Students from the surrounding schools will be there showing off their true electro colors.

Don’t forget to dress warm and wear colorful clothes. Igloofest photographers will be snapping photos of some of the wildest outfits they see from its concert goers. Glow sticks, neon jackets and sparkly hats will be much of the outer wear you will see at this years festival.

St. Cathy’s Residence is easily accessible by cab or metro. By cab it is only a 9 minute ride to the venue. The metro runs every 15 minutes if you wish to commute, Guy-Concordia (across from St. Cathy’s) to Champs de Mars. Make sure to tag along with some friends and play it safe, we know its going to be a wild night you’ll never forget.

Find Your Own Home in St. Cathy’s: Montreal Apartments for Students

Find Your Own Home in St. Cathy’s: Montreal Apartments for Students

The place where you hang your coat; the place you share laughter with the people who matters to you most; the place where you belong and cherished is…your home. “There is no place like home” is a famous quotation known to many of us because what it speaks is true. There is no other place that we feel safe, cared for, loved, and protected than our home, our resting place, our safe roof as we weather life’s tough storms.

Live Independently.

The importance of the place we live is something that we cannot disregard. Our home is our shelter and as much as possible we wanted to live comfortably with our loved-ones. While there are also many of us who wanted to live independently, still the essence of a good home remains.

Live in Harmony with the Fast-paced Life.

However, our generation made it difficult for many of us to find a place perfect to live peacefully and in harmony with nature especially in urban areas. The fast-paced life is something that many people are required to adapt. Fortunately, there are Montreal apartments like St. Cathy’s that can make a dream of peaceful and sustainable lifestyle possible for students.

Live in Comfort and Style.

Many people are becoming interested to live in urban places which are accessible and can offer them optimal livability. The challenge is to find the best among Montreal apartments that offer sustainable lifestyle, vibrant spaces, while building a healthy community. St. Cathy’s ensure great services with an amazing deal of amenities to ensure your comfort in your student life.

Live where you belong.

Look for a place that can encourage sense of belonging, a place that you can be proud to say, this is my home, and this is where I belong. Find the space where urban and sustainable living meets. There can be a lot of Montreal apartments to choose from, but the sense of community at St. Cathy’s is definitely exceptional.

Our blog is intended for students looking for awesome Montreal apartments where they can enjoy the best of both worlds—beautiful and functional units, and sustainable, friendly community. Feel free to go through the posts and find useful information, tips, news, and topics that tackles all about Montreal and things that may matter to your student life.

Urban living may sound chic or high-end living, but there is more to a building that makes life better and easier for many.

Montreal hosts the World’s Largest Outdoor Games Festival

Montreal hosts the World’s Largest Outdoor Games Festival

Are you ready to play? Montreal is about to become the most fun place on Earth as the largest outdoor games festival kicks off on July 11th. This unique games festival is expected to attract thousands of players from Montreal and beyond, seeking to enjoy the very best board games, video games and local outdoor gaming events all for free.

The action will take place at Quartier des spectacles where students, locals and tourists are encouraged to come together in a true multiplayer experience. The event will last just over two weeks and is expected to exceed last year’s 150,000 players.

Visitors can also expect to meet some of gaming’s leading creators from both the digital world and traditional games industry. Warner Bros will be sending their local Montreal Games team, who will be joined by other legends including Nintendo and the team behind the popular ‘Just Dance’ game.

Montreal’s Gaming Boulevard

At the heart of the festival will be Maisonneuve Boulevard, which is being transformed into an open-air playground. Even for those who don’t wish to participate, this outdoor gaming event is a spectacle not to be missed. This summer will see a collection of new games available from multiplayer shooting action on the WiiU, to giant sized board games from the popular gamers Sociojeux. The Boulevard will have an assembly of Booths available to explore with some of the latest and coolest games to try out before most of the world.

Montreal Video Games Lounge

Feeling competitive? Complexe Desjardins will be the home of an epic video games lounge during the festival. Here the best players will battle to become the festival’s ultimate gaming champion. A live studio will also be broadcasting a special eSports contest to millions of Twitch users around the world.

The annual Mondial des jeux Loto-Québec event will take place from July 11th until July 25th and is likely to be the biggest event yet. With over 100 different games on offer, this festival will cater to gamers of all different ages and tastes.

St Cathy’s is ideally located for this summer’s Gaming Festival. We are just a 12 minute cab ride away from the Boulevard and at the heart of an area popular with students. To find out why we receive such amazing reviews for our rooms, give us a call today on 514-574-3336.

St. Cathy’s Residence- A safe home for your child

St. Cathy’s Residence- A safe home for your child

Education is most essential part of life and parents always try to provide best education to their children. Leaving home for higher studies as at earlier age is common now a day because people wish to join the best institute ever to beat the competition. But for parents, the matter of worry is just the residence for their child when they are going for a strange place to take education. If one got perfect place to live, everything get managed easily and parents can stay tension free.

Canada is one of the most preferred destinations for higher studies and in Montreal there are most of the popular colleges that you would like for your child’s higher education. With high quality education and huge exposure, these universities or colleges will give you best experience ever. If you have planned to join this place for studies, you must be searching for accommodation facilities that fulfill all your needs at one place. St. Cathy’s residences are best housing option for all students who want to study at Montreal. Students can find affordable and well furnished rooms in the locality of their university so that they need not to travel everyday and can spare more time for studies. St. Cathy’s housing options provide you secure safe and beautiful rooms where students can stay happily and enjoy their time in this amazing city.

Students can live at four to five minute walking distance from their college and rooms are well equipped with all necessary services. For shopping, you also need not to go far away because you will find a number of shops or market around the residential area. Students can easily go anywhere to buy any item of their need. The most loved aspect of St. Cathy’s housing complex is its peaceful atmosphere with fantastic environment where students love to spend more time. This place is perfect for studies as you will never ever disturb with unnecessary noise and everything will remain as quiet as you need for your concentration. All rooms are designed perfectly with attractive interior decoration and these residences offers attached bathroom as well as kitchen with every room. Rooms are having perfect electricity arrangement and students can enjoy fresh air and natural light by opening windows. The weather conditions are very friendly for students and they can enjoy studies in all seasons without any tension.

Usually many events are organized in this area to entertain students such as “Butterflies Go Free” festival and Tribute shows etc. Students can attend these events with best safety facilities of St Cathy’s residence. With all these facilities, it becomes home like environment for students where they can study well as they don’t even feel homesickness. Students love to have fun together and they find best study companions over here. For those who choose to reside at St. Cathy’s housing, spends most beautiful time of their education career with safe and caring environment. Parents can feel free from all tensions after sending their lovely child to St. Cathy’s home where every student is given proper care and best environment for studies.