The OCAD U Hub on

Building meaningful, lasting relationships within the communities and industries that matter to you is an important step towards early career success as you transition out of school.

There are a number of ways the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers (CEAD) facilitates professional connections for students both in and outside of OCAD U, including a professional dinner series, employer information sessions, online social platforms, or individual opportunities for mentorship, such as the OCAD U Hub on

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Ten Thousand Coffees is an online mentoring and networking platform that’s used by emerging talent and professionals around the globe. Join the exclusive OCAD U Hub on Ten Thousand Coffees to meet fellow students, recent graduates and experienced alumni who are now professionals in their field. Discover OCAD U alumni, ask questions, receive guidance, share experiences, and easily schedule a time to meet in person.

Use your Ten Thousand Coffees account to learn about different careers and meet other students, alumni and professionals in your field. Maybe even form a relationship with a mentor! That’s why we’re thrilled to invite you to join the OCAD U Hub - a place for you to develop new connections!

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Zviko Mhakayakora
Special Projects Coordinator, Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers