OCAD University delivers STUDIO-BASED LEARNING and facilitates practice-based research in all traditional and emerging art and design disciplines. Undergraduate and graduate offerings include painting and photography, graphic and industrial design. They integrate processes such as fabrication in all its forms — from bronze-casting to wood and loom work — data visualization, rapid prototyping and design thinking. At OCAD U, digital media is ubiquitous; industry and gallery partnerships, plentiful.
Our students learn to THINK and INVENT as research assistants and gain workplace experience as interns. Through international mobility programs, they shape and are shaped by global trends in art and design.
We are building a robust scholarship and bursary program to attract and support the BEST and the BRIGHTEST, regardless of their economic status, from recruitment through to graduation. Beyond tuition and books, our students shoulder fees for materials, external studio space and portfolio development. Some also come to OCAD University while supporting families and working part-time jobs. THEY NEED YOUR HELP.
Your support of student aid at the university has far-reaching impact — not just on one student, but on a future family’s income, and on our society’s commitment to equitable access to education. Your support will play a direct role in ensuring the success of our students and help OCAD U attract and retain the best creative minds.