Past news items

Past news items from our community and beyond. 

June 2015

Urban Ecologies 2015
Two day conference brought together the brightest minds from around the world to examine the future design of our cities. Keynote speakers included Dr. Rachel Armstrong, Professor of Experimental Architecture at the University of Newcastle in the UK (June 18); Danny Wills, Project Architect, Urban-Think Tank, Researcher, Lecturer, ETH Zürich (June 18); and Newsha Ghaeli, Research Fellow, Project Lead at MIT Sensible City Laboratory (June 19).
June 18 and 19, 2015

The Queer Publishing Project: Consultation Sessions
Big Ideas winner Vicky Avramopoulos' project is bringing together people from across campus alongside some of OCAD U’s most talented print-making students and alumni. The group will help create a handbook on how faculty and peers can best support LGBTQQI2S students in classrooms and beyond.
June 18, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 187, 100 McCaul St.

You can participate in and contribute to OCAD U The Swing Lounge at the Pride Street Fair 2015.

OCAD U develops Sexual Assault Protocol and student orientation information. In February 2015, a working group was struck to review and respond to Premier Wynne’s Action Plan on Sexual Violence and Harassment. Working group had selected The Public to deliver training to student leaders on an intersectional approach to sexual and gender-based violence and building consent culture and to facilitate the development of student-created materials for Fall Orientation.

Helpful Contacts

Shamina Chherawala

Programs, Outreach &
Human Rights Advisor
Telephone: 416-977-6000, Ext 3840


Sustainability Coordinator
Telephone: 416-977-6000, Ext 4862

Office location

The Office of Diversity, Equity & Sustainability initiatives is
located 230 Richmond St. W., Level 6

Mailing address

Office of Diversity, Equity & Sustainability Initiatives
OCAD University
100 McCaul St.
Toronto, ON M5T 1W1

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