Cégep de Sherbrooke

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Cégep de Sherbrooke
Cégep de Sherbrooke.jpg
Motto Créateur de réleve
Motto in English Creator of dreams
Established 1967
Type public CEGEP
Religious affiliation non-denominational
Undergraduates pre-university students; technical
Postgraduates not available
Doctoral students not available
Location Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Campus Urban 10 acres
Colours blue, green
Affiliations ACCC, CCAA, QSSF, AUCC,
Website Cégep de Sherbrooke

The Cégep de Sherbrooke is a CEGEP located in the city of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. Its website indicates that it has an annual student population of more that 6,500 and over 750 paid staff members.[1]

History[edit]

Pavillon de Cégep de Sherbrooke

The college traces its origins to the merger of several institutions which became public ones in 1967, when the Quebec system of CEGEPs was created.

Campus[edit]

The 10 acres campus includes 6 academic pavilions, academic laboratories, a sport center (le Cap), a theatre (Alfred-Des Rochers), a residence, and plenty of green space. An agricultural center is located in Coaticook.

Programs[edit]

The college offers two types of programs: pre-university and technical. The pre-university programs, which take two years to complete, cover the subject matters which roughly correspond to the additional year of high school given elsewhere in Canada in preparation for a chosen field in university. The technical programs, which take three years to complete, applies to students who wish to be career-ready; however, many students choose to pursue a university degree. In addition, the Continuing Education Centre offers a wide variety of credit courses and programs with flexible scheduling.

Partnerships[edit]

The College of General and Vocational Education is affiliated with the ACCC, and CCAA.

Athletics[edit]

The college participates in the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association,

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Le Cégep, Cégep de Sherbrooke, accessed 25 February 2011.

Coordinates: 45°24′36″N 71°53′06″W / 45.41000°N 71.88500°W / 45.41000; -71.88500