John Abbott College is a public, English-language college in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue on the shores of Lake Saint-Louis. At the western tip of Montreal Island, it shares space with McGill University’s Macdonald campus.
The campus has 10 buildings built in the 19th century. They have been renovated and, with the exception of one, they are all linked.
With more than 6,500 students, John Abbott offers pre-university programs including arts and sciences, literature and communication, liberal arts, visual arts, science and social sciences. It also has technical programs including business administration, computer science, dental hygiene, paramedic care, engineering and nursing.
John Abbott’s sports teams, known as the Islanders, compete in intercollegiate sports including soccer, basketball, volleyball, rugby, baseball and football.
John Abbott has a plethora of student clubs, including a kayaking club that aims to have all members learn how to whitewater kayak. There is also a student activities department, which organizes several annual events including a student debate, a model United Nations conference, winter carnival and multicultural week.