Grad School Fair 2018

The Art & Design Graduate School Fair at OCAD U

Meet with representatives from more than 20 of the best art and design graduate programs in North America and Europe!

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2018
Running from 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
The Great Hall - 2nd Floor in 100 McCaul Street

Participating Schools

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Our programs provide access to world-class facilities in photography, sculpture, printmaking, papermaking, ceramics, textiles, painting, performance, video, and digital media, as well as supporting curatorial and critical studies. Residencies are for professional artists, curators, and arts researchers with an exhibition/publication record who have had formal training or equivalent experience.

California Institute of the Arts

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.

Concordia University – Faculty of Fine Arts

Concordia University – Faculty of Fine Arts

Concordia University's Faculty of Fine Arts is unique in Canada, with nine departments offering an unparalleled range of programs in the visual, performing, cinematic, design and digital arts.

Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Emily Carr University's graduate degree programs merge research, critical theory and contemporary studio practice in an interdisciplinary environment. Through collaborative partnerships, industry alliances, and practice-based research, graduate students have the opportunity not only to examine and explore but to lead and engage the cultural and creative industries.

The Glasgow School of Art

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.

Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London

The MFA is a highly influential programme with an emphasis on practice and student-centred learning.
The MA Design: Expanded Practice is a radical programme pushing the boundaries of what design can be and do. The programme is structured around thematic studios which situates you in a particular field of study and reference.

IIT Institute of Design

IIT Institute of Design

Founded in 1937 in Chicago as the New Bauhaus, IIT Institute of Design (ID) is the sole graduate-only professional design school in North America. Grounded in human-centered design, ID offers leading Masters and PhD programs. ID develops pioneering thinkers and interdisciplinary problem solvers who lead change across complex systems.

OCAD University - Graduate Studies

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.

Otis College of Art and Design

Otis College of Art and Design

The Otis College of Art and Design mission is to prepare diverse students of art and design to enrich our world through their creativity, skill, and vision.

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Parsons School of Design

Parsons School of Design in New York City has offered students innovative approaches to education since its founding in 1896. Our undergraduate and graduate programs immerse students in focused training, interdisciplinary inquiry, and practice-based collaborative learning. Here creators and scholars master established art and design fields and advance emerging ones while studying a range of university disciplines.

Faculty of Communication & Design - Ryerson University

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.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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.

Studio Arts College International (SACI)

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 at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences

UB’s Department of Art offers an MFA in Studio Art, MAs in Visual Studies and Critical Museum Studies, and PhD in Visual Studies. The Department of Media Study offers an MFA in Media Arts Production, MAs in Film and Media Study and Arts Management, and PhD in Media Study.

Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, UBC Okanagan

Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, UBC Okanagan

The MFA program at UBC’s Okanagan campus allows you to immerse in a dynamic, studio-based environment alongside accomplished artists and scholars guiding your focus in Creative Writing, Visual Arts or Interdisciplinary Studies. Students gain exposure to ideas and conceptual foundations of contemporary art in a mutually supportive and critical studio production environment.

Master of Fine Arts Program in Visual Arts -  University of Ottawa

Master of Fine Arts Program in Visual Arts - University of Ottawa

In this bilingual two-year program students work within a variety of artistic practices, from photography and media arts to sculpture, painting and drawing, video and installation art. They take an in-depth look at theories informing contemporary art and image culture, and choose between an interdisciplinary studio approach or specializing in a single medium.

University of the Arts London (UAL)

University of the Arts London (UAL)

As Europe’s largest specialist art and design university, we understand creativity. Made up of six renowned colleges, each with a history of over 100 years teaching, we offer a range of courses in art, design, fashion, media, communication and performing arts. Our colleges are: 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

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 – Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business

University of Waterloo – Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business

The Master of Digital Experience Innovation (MDEI) is a 1 year (2 years part-time) professional degree that delivers project-driven learning in the principles of creativity, technology and business. Gain hands-on experience in UX design and research, prototyping, marketing and project management taught by interdisciplinary professors in collaboration with industry partners.

Western University - Department of Visual Arts

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.