Vanier College is a publicly-funded English language CEGEP located in Montreal. Situated on an oasis of green in the Borough of Saint-Laurent, of the City of Montreal, Vanier College occupies property and buildings purchased by the government from the Soeurs de Sainte-Croix who previously operated a convent (Couvent Notre-Dame-des-Anges) and a private women’s college (Collège Basile-Moreau) in the location. Today, Vanier College welcomes a student population with numbers over 6,700 full-time Diploma students, and an additional 2,000 students attending through the Continuing Education Department (credit and non-credit courses and programs).
Vanier College continues to offer full time pre-university programs and technical career programs leading to a Diploma of College Studies (DCS), while the Continuing Education Department offers credit DCS courses and Attestation of College Studies (ACS) programs, as well as non credit courses and programs. Learn more.
The academic life of the College is enhanced through a multitude of student services, resource centers, and social and cultural activities. Every year Vanier organizes events, talks, conferences and competitions that make student life and learning exciting. A hallmark of Vanier College has been its diverse student body with students from all cultural backgrounds and from every continent being represented in the College community.
- Vanier is the home of national and provincial champions and sponsors a wide range of intercollegiate teams such as: basketball, football, rugby, soccer, flag football, cheerleading, golf, cross country running, and volleyball.
- The Vanier College BDC Case Challenge is a collaboration between Vanier College and principal sponsor BDC. This event allows students to meet other Marketing students from across Canada, creating unique learning and networking opportunities for students.
- Through the International Education Office students may become involved in world issues and gain experience. Opportunities range from traveling to cities in Canada, US, Europe, Africa, Belize, Russia or China, student exchanges and internships.
- Vanier College Television is Vanier College’s online television network that airs weekly features, live streams major campus events, and also provides an outlet for students of any program to produce and submit their work. This approach to college television is unique in the Quebec Cégep system.
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Date modified: 2017-09-29