Student Services - Montreal Campus

Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. offers a wide variety of services for its local and international students.

Whether you study at our Montreal or Toronto campus, you can access a variety of benefits through our various institutional partnerships.

In addition, our team ensures that your academic success and career goals are achieved by offering you the proper tools to succeed.

For more information, please see the sections below.

Laboratories and studios

Students who wish to access laboratories and studios free of charge to complete school work should contact the reception and learn about booking policies.


Classrooms are usually dedicated to classes. However, under certain conditions, it may be possible to book one. Please contact the front desk staff to find out the availability and booking arrangements.


Students of Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. have access to the lounge for meals. This room is equipped with tables, chairs, a microwave oven, lockers and beverage and snack vending machines. The Student Lounge is available at all times, depending on the regular opening hours of Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. Please note that this is not a cafeteria service.

Booking a locker

Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. makes lockers and padlocks available to students. A refundable deposit of $20.00 per person is required to use this service. It should be noted that double occupancy is required for the use of large lockers.  Contact the front desk staff for more information and to book your locker. 

Progress of activities

It is possible that, in certain circumstances, the Student Lounge may be used in various activities such as:

  • A shoot
  • An event organized by students
  • A job fair
  • A conference

If you would like to book the Student Lounge, talk to your program coordinator. The latter will carry out the necessary checks and inform you of the conditions and terms.



What is it?

If your financial resources are insufficient to allow you to start or continue your studies, be aware that it is possible, under certain conditions, to access financial assistance for studies.

How to proceed?

The request for assistance must be made with the Government of Quebec which will analyze various factors such as the financial resources available, the student's contribution, school fees and other elements.

We can help you

At Trebas Institute Quebec Inc., we have a dedicated team who can answer all your questions of this nature and help you get financial help whenever possible. For more information, please contact the Student Financial Assistance Department at

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Offered 24 hours a day and throughout the year, this free service allows you to contact a nurse when a non-urgent health problem arises. You will be able to get answers to your questions and, if necessary, you will be redirected to a resource in the health network.

  • Phone: 8-1-1

Information related to sexuality 

Resource providing information related to sexuality: Contraception, unwanted pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections

Local Community Service Center (CLSC)

Local Community Service Center (CLSC)

These centers are located in each district of the city of Montreal. They offer several services and it is possible to consult a doctor.

Urgent Care 

In case of emergency, you can contact 9-1-1 or go to one of the following Montreal hospitals:

Tobacco-Free Quebec

Do you need help quitting smoking?

Drug Addiction

Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, Drugs: help and referral (DAR) offers support, information and referrals to people affected by drug addiction throughout Quebec. The specialized telephone service is bilingual, free, anonymous and confidential.

In recent weeks, the team of Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. has been rigorously preparing for the upcoming term to provide you with the best possible student experience. Mental health has been the center of our preoccupations.

It is with great pleasure that we announce the opening of a new student mental health and wellness program with StudyInsured.

Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. will provide though StudyInsured™ to all its active students and their dependents short-term therapy and counselling to improve mental health. These services will be available to eligible students free of charge.


Access to clinical care services is simple and care is immediate by connecting with the intake team.


Several access points are available for the support of student members:

StudyInsured™ Assistance:
Contact Emergency Assistance 24 hours a day for any emergency medical assistance
From Canada and the United States, call toll free 1-866-883-9787
From anywhere in the world, call collect +1 +1 416-640-7865


Please note that you need your student ID number when contacting counsellors.


Services are available twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week. Diverse counsellor profiles are available.

We hope that with this new service, you will have the support and help you need to improve your mental health and well-being.


Please, do not hesitate to contact us for any questions and comments.

Family help center

The mission of the Family Assistance Center is to provide support and assistance to individuals and families in difficulty, in particular victims of violence, and to take steps for the appropriate bodies providing psychosocial follow-up.

Centre des Femmes Interculturel Claire

Open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., this center helps immigrant women integrate through useful and practical tools: Francization, employment integration, community access to the Internet, advocacy, support and support for women, etc.

  • Phone: (514) 325-9116

Entre Parents de Montréal-Nord

Founded in 1985, the goal of the organization is to improve the quality of life of families by putting the parent at the heart of the action. Everyone’s contribution is essential to making the world a better place for current and future families.

Virtual space for parents

Website designed to help parents support their young people in an educational and vocational guidance process.

Suicide Action Montréal

You need help? This essential service, which is aimed at people in distress or suicidal, is confidential and free.


Formerly called Gai Écoute, Interligne is a front-line aid and information center for people concerned with sexual and gender diversity.


Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Government of Canada

Immigration, Francization and Integration

Government of Quebec

Concertation table of organizations serving refugees and immigrants

Group of around 100 organizations working with refugees, immigrants and people without status.


Community resources

The city of Montreal offers easy access to community resources. You can obtain information on the various services offered by dialing 211, between 8 am and 6 pm, 7 days a week. This service, which brings together more than 5,000 community organizations, is offered in more than 200 languages!


Information and Referral center of Greater Montreal

This bilingual organization provides free information on social and community resources. The Center quickly directs anyone looking for a response to their needs, including social security, health, work, well-being and leisure, to the appropriate organization.

You can reach the Greater Montreal Information and Referral center by calling (514) 527-1375 or by visiting the following website:


Food assistance

There are more than 250 food service organizations in Montreal. If you need help, please visit the following directory:


Financial aspects

If you need help budgeting, are in debt or need to defend your rights, the Association Coopérative d’Économie Familiale (ACEF) offers a range of services to this end:

  • Individual budget consultation
  • Various workshops
  • Tax clinic
  • Tips and tricks on saving money
  • And much more!

ACEF is available in four regions:


Medical Insurance

Quebec Health Insurance Authority (RAMQ)

N.B: Health and hospital insurance coverage is mandatory in Quebec for international students.

 Some countries have an agreement with RAMQ under which their citizens can benefit from RAMQ coverage.



Access to housing in Montreal involves responsibilities and obligations, both for the owner and the tenant: signing the lease, excessive noise, heating a home, renewing the lease, etc. Fortunately, there are some resources out there to help you get the facts straight if you have any questions.

Landlords and tenants' rights and obligations

Tribunal administratif du logement

(Formerly named Régie du logement)

Informs landlords and tenants about their rights and obligations resulting from the rental agreement and on any matter covered by the Act respecting the Tribunal administratif du logement. To this end, it offers a telephone service, one-on-one consultations, free publications and a website to answer people's questions. 

Regroupement des comités Logement et Associations de locataires du Québec

The main mandate of the Regroupement des comités Logement et Associations de locataires du Québec (RCLALQ) is to promote the right to housing and to be a political voice for renting households and in particular those with low incomes. Through the dissemination of information materials, the organization of popular education activities and collective actions, the RCLALQ mobilizes citizens around issues related to housing law from a collective advocacy perspective.


Legal Resources

Access to Justice Organizations (non-exhaustive)

Bar of Quebec (Barreau du Québec):

The professional order governing the practice of nearly 30 000 lawyers. Its mission is to ensure the protection of the public, to contribute to quality accessible justice, and to defend the rule of law.

Their website features a directory of lawyers that can be filtered by fields of law, region, language, etc.



Éducaloi’s mission is to explain the law to Quebecers in everyday language and enhance their legal competencies.


Greater Montreal Community Justice Center:

Community justice centres promote access to justice through free information, support, and referral services provided as a complement to existing resources.



Juripop offers legal services at a very modest cost to people who are refused legal aid, but who are unable to pay to defend their rights. Certain eligibility criteria apply.



JuridiQC provides reliable information tailored to your situation to help you understand your rights, take legal steps, and find resources.


Justice Pro Bono:

Justice Pro Bono brings together volunteer lawyers to help people who are unable to pay to defend their rights. Certain conditions apply.


Legal Aid Montreal / Laval:

Part of the legal aid network, Legal Aid Montreal / Laval (Centre communautaire juridique de Montréal) provides legal services to those who are financially admissible and reside in the territory of Montreal and Laval, free of charge or with a financial contribution.


Legal Clinic of the Barreau du Québec Clinique juridique of the Barreau du Québec:

The Legal Clinic of the Barreau du Québec contributes to accessibility to justice for the public while offering experiential learning to students at the École du Barreau by offering free, simple, and effective services.


The Legal Collective:

With its four service points throughout different neighbourhoods in Montreal, the Legal Collective offers weekly free consultation sessions.


Young Bar of Montreal:

The Young Bar of Montreal offers free legal services to the public including hearing preparation assistance, call-in legal clinic, and on-site small claims mediation.


University legal clinics

Under the guidance of experienced lawyers and notaries, university legal clinics offer free legal assistance to the public, facilitating students’ hands-on training.


Legal Information Clinic at McGill:


Clinique juridique de l’Université de Montréal:


Cliniques juridiques de l’UQÀM:



Info-Crime Montreal:

Info-Crime Montreal is a program in partnership with the City of Montreal and encourages citizens to fight against crime by calling anonymously and confidentially to report any criminal act. A monetary reward may be given anonymously to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest of a suspect.


Montreal Courthouse (Palais de justice de Montréal)

Phone: (514) 393-2721

Address: 1, rue Notre-Dame Est, Montreal, QC, H2Y 1B6 (Located between Champ-de-mars and Place d’Armes metro stations).

In case of emergency, dial 911.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Current Students

Future Students

Why such a policy?

Since its inception, Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. has promoted a healthy workplace and teaching environment. It is committed to providing its students with an educational environment free of sexual violence and to treating those who report incidents of this nature with dignity and respect. Through its Policy, Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. is committed to preventing acts of violence, getting involved in awareness, getting involved in training and supporting individuals.

What is the Single Point of Contact?

The Single Point of Contact is a reception, referral and support mechanism set up by Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. to welcome anyone who wishes to transmit information or in need of support in connection with sexual violence.

The Single Point of Contact is under the responsibility of the Internship and Job Advisor. This person is a trained professional who is empowered to support and treat individuals in distress. This service can be reached at any time at the following email address:, by calling (514) 845-4141, ext. 27, or in person, at the Office of the Internship and Job Advisor according to her work schedule.

Everyone in the institute’s community is entitled to the services available if they feel the need.

It is important to stress that the main mandate of the Single Point of Contact is to welcome people with information to pass on and to accompany them in the process and not to conduct an administrative or disciplinary investigation.

It is with great pride that we take the success of our students to heart. In this spirit, we offer a variety of services that stand out, in particular, through an approach that promotes proximity between staff and the student body.

 Do you need help to complete your work? Are you stressed about exams? Know that we put at your service a dedicated team focused on your academic success.  

Contact Information of Key Persons




Jim Constantopoulos

Campus Director

Jillian Larson

Student Services Manager


Did you know that it is possible to get support from a colleague or classmate or from someone who has recently taken the same course as you successfully?

How to Apply?

Nothing's easier! To do this, all you have to do is send your request by email to your program coordinator (see the list of key people). The latter will take steps with the students to find a suitable and available person to help you. In addition, he will be able to perform personalized follow-up in order to optimize your chances of success. This invaluable help may well prove to be an important success factor for you.

Would you Like to Become a Tutor?

Do you like to share your knowledge and help others? Becoming a tutor presents certain challenges, but it also generates a great sense of accomplishment and pride!

If you would like to join Trebas Institute Quebec Inc.'s Academic Success Support Team, please notify the Director of Studies by email of your interest (see the list of key people). The latter will contact you to discuss responsibilities and terms.

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Learning Difficulties

Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. can help you if you are having difficulty learning for medical reasons. Whether you are facing vision, hearing, mobility or other problems, we are ready to offer you solutions favorable to the success of your academic progress.

Please do not hesitate to contact our Director of studies (see the list of key persons) for more information on this subject.

Laboratories and studios

Students of Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. experiencing technical difficulties with a computer, software or device can contact the Technical Coordinator, Lucian-Mihai Purici, either in person at his office or by email at:

Booking filming equipment

Students who wish to book filming equipment as part of a course should first contact the Program Coordinator. The latter will be able to provide detailed instructions on the procedure for booking, recovering the equipment and returning it.

Access to WIFI

Students of Trebas Institute have free access to the WIFI network. The information related to the connection is available to all at the reception.

Access to educational platforms

Students of Trebas Institute can access a variety of educational platforms. If you experience any connection, identification or other difficulties, please do not hesitate to contact Lucian-Mihai Purici, either in person at his office or by email at the following address:




Housing partnerships

Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. and Trebas Institute Ontario Inc. have recently partnered with Places4Students (a premier website for landlords to advertise their rental properties for students). This will make the process of finding a place to stay in Toronto and Montreal much more straightforward for students.

As a popular and accredited rental platform, Places4Students provides students, schools and landlords with high quality, off-campus housing. As a student, this can take a weight off of your shoulders as finding accommodation can often be a big stress.

The website provides a large real-time database for student housing vacancies in Montreal, Toronto and the surrounding areas. You can easily view property photos, the landlord’s contact information and property features.

We want our students to have an enjoyable and exciting experience while at Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. or Trebas Institute Ontario Inc. - and finding accommodation should not be something to stress over. You can use Places4Students to find an apartment, a roommate or even a short term sublet. Make the difficult stuff as straightforward as possible, so you can focus on training to become the talent of tomorrow!

Places4Students - Montreal

Places4Students - Toronto




Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. has also secured a partnership with Campus1MTL, the student residence of choice in Montreal. The residency has only opened recently and offers luxury, state-of-the-art amenities in a safe and secure environment.

It is located across the street from McGill University which means there is an innovative and thriving student environment that will allow you to engage with students beyond Trebas too.

This option is ideal for students who are looking for a living arrangement that will allow them to meet new people and experience the heart of the action in downtown Montreal. There are many perks of living at Campus1 - including food prepared daily by talented chefs along with an all you can eat meal plan, a full gym, basketball court and arcade games.

The residence also offers study spaces and private hang-out spots for late night study sessions when you’ve got deadlines to meet and don’t feel like making that trip to the library! Overall, Campus1 is the ideal option for international students and Canada natives alike.

Some of the benefits include:

  • Indoor Basketball Court
  • Fitness Centre
  • Penthouse SkyLounge
  • Communal and Quiet Study Rooms
  • Movie Theatre
  • Video Game Lounge
  • Innovation Lounge
  • Arcade
  • Cardio and Yoga Studio
  • Billiards and Ping Pong Lounge
  • Games Lounge
  • Cooking Facilities & Private Dining Lounge
  • Underground Parking




Banking partnership

Most of our students come to Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. with the dream of becoming an industry professional. In order to thrive in music or media, there are a few prerequisites that must be met.

Financial health is important regardless of what industry you go into. However, it is particularly important for those interested in creative industries, which often require a lot of hard labour when you are initially starting out. It is important to have a solid footing and develop healthy habits when it comes to money while you are still studying.

As an international student, you may not be sure where to start when choosing a Canadian bank. To help support you, we have entered into a partnership with the largest provider of banking solutions in Quebec: Desjardins.

By becoming members of Desjardins, international students can now transfer funds to Canada even before arriving in the country. This means you have one less thing to deal with when you do finally arrive.

Desjardins also offers a variety of benefits and services including:

  • Access to a bank account with a free monthly plan, including an unlimited number of transactions.
  • Access to a credit card including bonuses and rewards.
  • Access to exclusive benefits and discounts allowing students to discover Canada at competitive rates (ie travel, gym, restaurants, etc.)
  • Access to an extensive network of ATMs.
  • Access to the Desjardins mobile application which allows transactions to be carried out in a few clicks.


Are you an international student looking to register at Desjardins?

International students registered at the Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. can become a member of Desjardins today by clicking here:

Desjardins - Trebas Institute Quebec Inc.

or by using this QR Code :




As a student at Trebas Quebec Inc., you will have a lot on your plate, whether that includes: classes, studying, university events, musical collaborations with friends or fellow students, attending events in your local area and work or other personal commitments.

While you are juggling all of this, important things like student health insurance may slip your mind. Students are often living on a tight budget, and many health insurance plans can be costly. However, the cost of having to pay for an unplanned medical bill can be alarmingly high. 

There are several alternatives to cover medical emergencies and health insurance in the market. Students are obliged to have a plan. As a suggestion, Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. can suggest studyinsured. Nevertheless, this is a student’s choice and Trebas disclaims any responsibility.”

The insurance policy is available to all suitable students and covers medical emergencies, medications and medical visits while providing several other benefits.

Whoever you choose as your provider - don’t neglect organizing student health insurance!





Students at Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. or Trebas Institute Ontario Inc. often spend a lot of their time working online and using digital programmes - regardless of what programme they are enrolled on. We understand the importance of having reliable, high-performance and affordable equipment in order to complete your work to your best ability.

For this reason, we have partnered up with DELL Computers to provide unbeatable discounts and offers for our students in Toronto and Montreal. Students may use DELL to purchase laptops, desktop computers or other PC accessories.

Some benefits of our partnership with DELL:

  • Exclusive discounts on current or discounted items
  • Dell Advantage Loyalty Rewards
  • Free shipping and easy returns
  • Quick and easy financing options (subject to credit approval).

Looking to buy a new computer?

Trebas Institute’s students can access the benefits of this partnership immediately by clicking here:

DELL - Trebas Institute Quebec Inc. / Trebas Institute Ontario Inc.


For more information, please contact:

Student Services and Partnerships Coordinator

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