French-language institutions offering English programs

Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles

Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles has four campuses, located in Gaspé, Grande-Rivière, Carleton-sur-Mer and Îles-de-la-Madeleine. Its English programs are offered in Gaspé, a cozy little campus just a short distance from the harbour.

With under 600 students, the Gaspé campus offers pre-university programs in natural science and social science, and a technical program in adventure tourism. The campus has student-athlete teams that play futsal, volleyball and ultimate frisbee. Recreational activities include contemporary dance, basketball and rock climbing. Extracurricular clubs feature a drama crew, a film club and a green committee that advocates for ecological action.

Cégep de Sept-Îles

Founded in 1971, Cégep de Sept-Îles is a general and vocational college near the eastern mouth of the St. Lawrence River. It’s not an English-language college, but Sept-Îles does offer two pre-university programs in English: science and social science. Many teachers are open to adapting their course and language requirements to accommodate English-language students who wish to take French courses.

Sept-Îles is one of only three CEGEPs in the country to offer a three-year program in mineral technology, which prepares students to become geological, operational or mineral technicians.

Sept-Îles provides students with residence options in six buildings; each has six three-bedroom furnished apartments.

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