HISTORY

John Abbott College is one of five English language CEGEPs in Québec.  Named after Sir John Abbott, Canada’s third Prime Minister, the College primarily serves the Greater Montreal region, though you can also meet students here from other parts of Québec and the rest of Canada. The College also has a significant number of international students as part of its community.  In total, over 6,500 students are enrolled in the Day Division and about 2,000 in the Continuing Education Division.

The College was incorporated in 1970, merely two years after the Québec CEGEP system was launched in 1968.  In September of 1971, John Abbott welcomed roughly 1200 young men and women as its first students.  By 1980, the CEGEP was well established on a permanent campus and had a student base of about 4000 daytime and 2000 evening students.  Since then, the College has grown by leaps and bounds, increasing attendance, adding and improving existing programs, and becoming one of the top rated English CEGEPs in Québec.

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June 12, 2024

Charbel Mourad appointed Academic Dean…

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June 12, 2024

Prix Vecteur pédagogique for the…

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June 12, 2024

Congratulations to John Abbott College’s…

Congratulations to John Abbott College’s nominee for the 2024 AQPC…

May 8, 2024

Leader on and off the…

The Jeff Mills Memorial Cup is presented annually to the…

May 6, 2024

John Abbott College Receives Silver…

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May 1, 2024

John Abbott College Receives WWF…

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April 16, 2024

Calling on all JAC Grads…

John Abbott College Alumni Survey Your opinion is important!

April 8, 2024

Teresa Berghello Named New Director…

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (Québec) – April 5, 2024 – The Board of…

March 13, 2024

John Abbott College Student Receives…

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March 1, 2024

John Abbott College Alumnus named…

Ashton Miller-Melancon (‘20 Social Science) was recently named a Top…

February 6, 2024

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February 6, 2024

Building a toolkit for Biology…

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February 2, 2024

John Abbott College Student Takes…

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February 1, 2024

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January 24, 2024

John Abbott mentorship program focuses…

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January 23, 2024

CEWIL Canada awards John Abbott…

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January 17, 2024

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On Friday, January 12, the 3rd edition of the Green…

January 10, 2024

Mentorship program supporting students from…

Employees, students and special guests gathered at John Abbott College…

December 7, 2023

John Abbott College Commemorates Exceptional…

John Abbott College proudly commemorates its distinctive participation as the…

October 31, 2023

John Abbott College participates in…

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October 26, 2023

Three recent John Abbott College…

Three recent John Abbott College graduates are among the 40…

October 4, 2023

John Abbott College transcends linguistic…

Sainte-Anne-De-Bellevue (Quebec) – October 3rd 2023 – John Abbott College,…

September 28, 2023

John Abbott College unveils orange…

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September 22, 2023

Au collège John Abbott, on…

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August 14, 2023

John Abbott College awarded by…

CICan’s ImpAct-Climate Challenge recently celebrated its inaugural success, recognizing 24…

June 19, 2023

The John Abbott College Foundation…

Following the tradition of lending support to the students of…

June 19, 2023

John Abbott College Receives SILVER…

After over two years of hard work and dedication, John…

June 19, 2023

The John Abbott College Foundation…

For its annual Golf Tournament, the John Abbott College Foundation…

June 1, 2023

John Abbott College – Student…

Schulich Leader Scholarships support Canada’s top talent in Science, Technology,…

May 16, 2023

More Than a Student-Athlete: Becoming…

Jeff Mills Memorial Cup Awarded to John Abbott College Football…

May 12, 2023

John Abbott College Announces the…

John Abbott College students and employees along with special guests…

April 25, 2023

Growing the Game of Volleyball…

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December 20, 2022

John Abbott Students at the…

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December 2, 2022

JAC Dental Hygiene in the…

Saturday, November 26, the John Abbott College Dental Hygiene clinic…

September 30, 2022

Laureate for John Abbott College…

We are thrilled to share that The Sprout House, made…

September 30, 2022

John Abbott College teacher releases…

John Abbott College English teacher since 2010, Kirsty Campbell will…

September 2, 2022

Appointment of Kim Martin as…

​It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment…

August 26, 2022

John Abbott College and Foundation…

Inaugurated in 2016, the Hall of Distinction was created to…

June 28, 2022

News for the Program Deans’…

It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment…

May 14, 2024

Île-aux-Tourtes bridge: more than 300…

The Ministère des Transports et de la Mobilité durable would…

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