Dawson College

As an academic leader in college education, Dawson College is responsible for ensuring program quality, the delivery of pedagogical services and ultimately, student success.

Located in the heart of downtown Montreal, Dawson College will host the Montreal United Nations Conference 2017. The conference venue was built in 1908 as the Mother House of the Congregation of Notre-Dame for a teaching order of sisters. Dawson College took up residence in 1988 after major renovations and expansion. Founded In 1968, Dawson received its charter to become the first English-language CEGEP in the Quebec network. In September 1969, the College and its 111 teachers welcomed the first incoming class of 1,655 students. Today, Dawson College has a student population of 10,000 with 600 teachers and 400 non-teaching staff.

Dawson College is easily accessible on foot by both exterior and underground entrances, by metro (Atwater metro station), by bus (stops on bus lines 15, 24, 90, 138 and 144), by bicycle, and more.  

Dawson College offers participants a convenient and central location; numerous accommodations in walking distance; tons of nearby and in-house food options; wheel-chair accessibility; and, wifi and internet connectivity. 


Conference Address: 3040 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC H3Z 1A4