Cégep de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue

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Coordinates: 48°13′39.51″N 79°0′28.94″W / 48.2276417°N 79.0080389°W / 48.2276417; -79.0080389

Cégep de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Motto Artisan d'avenir
Motto in English Craftsman of the future
Established 1967
Type public CEGEP
Religious affiliation non-denominational
Students 2500
Undergraduates pre-university students; technical
Postgraduates not available
Location 425, boulevard du Collège C.P. 1500 Rouyn-Noranda, QC, Canada J9X 5E5
Campus 3 Urban/Suburban, campuses in Rouyn-Noranda, Amos and Val-d'Or, Ville-Marie and La Sarre
Sports teams Gaillards & Astrelles
Colours White      & blue     
Affiliations ACCC, CCAA, QSSF
Website www.cegepat.qc.ca/

Cégep de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue is a public college-level institute of education (CEGEP) with its main campus located in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, Canada. The CEGEP has two additional campuses, in Amos and Val-d'Or. It was founded in 1967, and 2,500 students are currently enrolled. Programs are offered in mining and forestry, as well as social, technical, industrial and communications professions.

History[edit]

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.

Programs[edit]

The Cégep de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue offers: pre-university and technical programs; continuing education and services to business. Situated in a region of resource development, the Cégep trains mining and forestry technicians; social workers, new economy, communications and technology, sophisticated industrial equipment. The Province of Quebec awards a Diploma of Collegial Studies for two types of programs: two years of pre-university studies or three years of vocational (technical) studies.

Campus[edit]

  • The Campus d’Amos is located at 341 Principale Street North, Amos, Quebec. Founded in 1983, the campus serves 200 students, with a combination of pre-university and technical programs, continuing education and programs for businesses, business, management, agricultural science, humanities.
  • The Campus de Rouyn-Noranda (siège social) is located at 425 Boulevard du Collège Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec. Founded in 1967 as Cégep de Rouyn, the Cégep de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue currently has 1800 students. The programs offered include pre-university and technical studies, nursing, forestry engineering technology, arts and technology of industrial maintenance, electronics, mineral technology, early childhood education, special education, social work, management, accounting, computer technology and police techniques.
  • The Campus de Val-d’Or is located at 675 1re Avenue Est, Val-d'Or, Quebec. Founded in 1988, the Campus in Val-d’Oris is housed in Centre d’études supérieures Lucien-Cliche, on the campus of the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue. There are 500 students.

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