QC institutions receive funding to create centre in the Laurentian region

September 9, 2019

Cégep Lionel Groulx, Cégep de Saint-Jérôme, Université du Québec en Outaouais, and the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue have received $250K to create a centre in higher education in the Laurentian region. The regional centre will enable communication between levels of higher education; facilitate the co-construction of diversified study paths that promote student accessibility and degree completion; and foster collaboration between school boards, school communities, and the municipal sector. QC Minister Sylvie D'Amours stated that the centre will help youth to reach their full potential through training, learning, and skills development opportunities. UQO (QC)