Resources for Students

Resources for Students

Pedagogical material

The school will provide students with all necessary material during courses and workshops. However, in order for you to practice outside the classroom and prepare for evaluation tests, you may need other books and small tools. For your convenience, the school sells the most common titles and instruments.

Books

Guide des pierres precieuses

Guide des pierres précieuses, pierres fines et pierres ornementales from Walter Schumann (French or English)
$ 55

Buying Guides de Renée Newman

Buying Guides from Renée Newman
Diamonds, How to Buy a Diamond Ring, Pearls,
Rubies and Sapphires, Colored Stones, Jewellery Buying Guide
$ 35 each

A Students' Guide to Spectroscopy

A Students Guide to Spectroscopy from Colin H. Winter
$ 30

Equipment

Flexilight Lamp
$ 25
10 X magnifying glass
$ 27.50
Tweezers
$ 27.50
Cloth
$ 5
GIA boards
$ 45
Kit containing magnifying glass, tweezers and cloth
$ 60
Kit containing magnifying glass, tweezers, cloth and Flexilight lamp
$ 85

Visa for international students

Every year the school welcomes many international students. Those who require a resident permit must complete the necessary steps to obtain their visa in time for the start of courses.
VISIT THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA’S WEBSITE

*Note that the school does not prepare immigration files.

Transportation

Centrally located in the downtown core, the Montreal School of Gemmology is easily accessible via public transit (Place-des-Arts metro), bicycle, bike path and by car (parking nearby).

METRO AND BUS
URBAN BICYCLES BIXI
COMMUNAUTO
CAR2GO  (autopartage)


The Montreal School of Gemmology is not responsible for the content of the websites suggested here.

Tourism and culture

The following links will help you take advantage of our vibrant city as well as the cultural richness of Quebec’s largest metropolis.

TOURISM
FESTIVALS
LE QUARTIER DES SPECTACLES
PURCHASE TICKETS (THEATRE, FAIRS, ETC.)
MUSEUMS


The Montreal School of Gemmology is not responsible for the content of the websites suggested here.