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|Motto||Vivez l'expérience Garneau|
|Location||Quebec, Quebec, Quebec, Canada|
|Affiliations||ACCC, CCAA, QSSF, AUCC,|
|Website||Collège François-Xavier-Garneau website|
The college traces its origins to the merger of several institutions which became public ones in 1967, when the Quebec system of public colleges was created. It was established in 1969 by the merger of the Collège des Jésuites (Jesuit College) and École normale Laval (Laval Normal school).
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, apply 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.
The François-Xavier-Garneau Élans are the athletic teams that represent Collège François-Xavier-Garneau in Québec City, Québec, Canada. They compete with other schools in Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ).
The college also participates in the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association.
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