Grad School Fair 2017

The Art & Design Graduate School Fair at OCAD U

Graduate school - for a Masters Degree or PhD - can help advance your career, deepen your practice or extend your research interests.

Meet with key representatives from more than 20 of North America and Europe’s best art and design universities at Toronto’s biggest art and design graduate school fair!

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Running from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Great Hall - 2nd Floor in 100 McCaul Street

Participating Schools

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California Institute of the Arts

California Institute of the Arts is renowned internationally as a game-changer in the education of professional artists. The transformative cultural impact of its alumni over the past half-century shows why: CalArts brings out creative talent unlike any other university, school or conservatory.

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Concordia - Department of Studio Arts

From material matters to digital expressions, to the intersection of ideas and activities, Studio Arts offers a multi-disciplinary approach to art-making where emerging artists find their unique voices.

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Faculty of Communication & Design - Ryerson University

FCAD is at the forefront of cultural thought and creative innovation. We offer six distinct graduate programs in Fashion, Film and Photography Preservation, Documentary Media, Journalism, Media Production and Professional Communication.

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The Glasgow School of Art

Our taught masters programmes offer a range of study areas including fine art, sound, architecture, fashion and design innovation. Our research programme brings to life the very latest in creative thinking, with MPhil and PhD students supervised by staff who are themselves active practitioners and theorists, and internationally-recognised researchers.

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The New School

Our graduate programs go beyond mainstream thought and practices, accelerating intellectual inquiry and creative mastery. Our students work with renowned faculty who are scholars, practitioners, and innovators. Together they defy academic orthodoxy, take intellectual risks, and contribute to emerging fields. Discover a truly diverse, stimulating learning environment in the heart of one of the most creative and innovative cities in the world.

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NSCAD University

NSCAD University offers the following Graduate Degrees: Master of Design, Master of Fine Art in Craft, and the Master of Fine Arts in Fine and Media Arts.


OCAD University - Graduate Studies

Grounded in practice, theory, research and professionalism, OCAD University delivers advanced experiential learning. Graduate students enjoy unrivalled opportunities to practise with expert faculty, in studios, labs and through exceptional internships.

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Otis College of Art and Design

As a graduate student at Otis College, you’ll develop your craft in a rigorous, supportive environment that provides a strong intellectual foundation for your future as a professional artist. We offer three MFA programs: Fine Arts, Graphic Design, and Writing, each led by renowned faculty who are redefining their respective fields.

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School of the Art Institute of Chicago

As a graduate student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), you will focus, study intensively, and learn from some of the most renowned faculty in the world. You will develop professional friendships and mentor relationships that will influence you for decades to come. You will have the opportunity to cross boundaries between disciplines.

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Studio Arts College International (SACI)

International (SACI) is a U.S.-accredited art school located in Florence, Italy. SACI offers a variety of innovative, hands on graduate programs, including: MFA in Studio Art, MFA in Photography, MFA in Communication Design and an MA in Art History.


University of the Arts London

We are Europe’s largest specialist art and design university.  We specialize in art, design, communication, fashion, media and performing arts, and offer programs at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. Our our six colleges include: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts.


University of Waterloo - Faculty of Arts

Intense and intimate, our MFA offers travel scholarships to study anywhere in the world, has plenty of access to faculty and resources, plus a generous funding package—$34,000 in 2017. 


University of Waterloo - Department of Fine Arts

The University of Windsor offers two distinct Master of Fine Arts programs: MFA Visual Arts and MFA Film and Media Arts. The Master of Fine Arts Program in Visual Arts at the University of Windsor is a two-year, studio-centered program geared towards creative exploration, innovative experimentation and the development of a sustainable artistic practice. Like the MFA in Visual Arts, the MFA in Film and Media Arts focuses on studio production with an emphasis on multidisciplinary collaboration.

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Western University - Department of Visual Arts

The Department of Visual Arts at The University of Western Ontario offers three graduate degrees: a Master’s in Fine Art (MFA), a Master’s in Art History (MA), and a Doctorate in Art and Visual Culture (PhD). These programs are unique in Canada because they combine an emphasis on contemporary critical theory and historical art theory with traditional instruction and supervision in the studio arts and art history.

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York University - Faculty of Environmental Studies

At York University, you'll find your footing in a community of like-minded learners pushing the boundaries of knowledge to make excellence and equity matter in the wider world. Whether you love research or are looking for a competitive professional edge, we have options for you to explore.