Student life and activities
In CEGEP, students’ intellectual, emotional, social and physical development is fostered through numerous sociocultural, artistic, community and athletic activities.
Sociocultural, Artistic and Community Activities
CEGEPs offer a variety of sociocultural, artistic and community activities. The activities on offer vary depending on the establishment, but regardless of the location of your studies, you will undoubtedly find a number of interesting activities. Here are a few examples of sociocultural activities:
- Writing circles
- Photography clubs
- Intercultural committees
- Drama clubs
- Computer clubs
- Student newspapers
- Science clubs, etc.
Here are a few examples of events and competitions (some of which are national in scope) that are organized in our CEGEPs:
- Intercollegiate Snow Sculpture Competition
- Intercollegiate Writing Marathon
- Intercollegiate theatre
- The “Science, on tourne!” contest
- The Cégeps en spectacle performing arts competition
- Art and book exhibitions
- Quebec entrepreneurial competitions, etc.
All CEGEPs offer diverse athletic activities in beautiful facilities.
- Intercollegiate sports (men’s and women’s elite sports levels 1, 2 and 3):
Badminton, basketball, soccer, American football, swimming, volleyball, rugby, hockey, cross country running, etc.
- Intramural sports
Badminton, basketball, hockey, swimming, indoor and outdoor soccer (football), volleyball, beach volleyball, fencing, aerobics, etc.
- Drop-in activities
Table tennis, martial arts, gym, tennis, skating, open swim, dance studio, soccer, handball, American football, soccer (football), softball, rugby, aquafit, cross country running, yoga, cheerleading, ice hockey, Tae-Boxe, badminton, rock climbing, etc.
- Outdoor activities
Canoe camping, summer and winter camping, hiking, rock and ice climbing, snowshoeing, kayaking, sailing, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, etc.
To see a detailed list of activities offered at the CEGEP of your choice, please consult the CEGEP’s website directly, since activities differ from one CEGEP to the other.