University Pole

Generating talent and innovations

Sherbrooke’s world-renowned University Pole sets Sherbrooke apart from other Canadian cities of the same size. Its higher-education institutions are collectively conducive to strong, remarkable, and multidisciplinary research, training, and technological transfer.

Sherbrooke’s University Pole has:

  • 7 member institutions:
    • Université de Sherbrooke
    • Bishop’s University
    • Cégep de Sherbrooke
    • Champlain Regional College
    • Séminaire de Sherbrooke
    • The Integrated Health and Social Services Centre for the Estrie region (Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l’Estrie – Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke or CIUSSS de l’Estrie-CHUS)
    • Sherbrooke Research and Development Centre on dairy cattle and swine
  • More than 100 chairs/institutes/centres/groups/research units
  • More than 11 000 employees
  • More than 40 000 students per year
  • More than one billion dollars in direct annual economic impact