|About||OCAD University (www.ocadu.ca) is Canada’s “university of imagination.”|
OCAD University (OCAD U) shapes imagination through the delivery of art and design education at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a learning environment that integrates studio-based education with historical, critical and scientific inquiry.
The unique learning environment draws from its high quality and diverse research practice, undertaken with extensive outreach and partnerships.
Disciplinary and cross-disciplinary programs offer opportunities for cultural and life-long learning in concert with local, national and international communities.
OCAD U values accessibility, cultural diversity, equitable global citizenship, art and design advocacy, aesthetic and formal excellence, sustainability and entrepreneurship.
OCAD U fosters a community of students, faculty and alumni who make significant contributions as cultural leaders, educators, innovators, creative thinkers and strategists in the field of emerging technology and in the art and design professions.
|Description||OCAD University (www.ocadu.ca) is Canada’s “university of imagination.” The University, founded in 1876, is dedicated to art and design education, practice and research and to knowledge and invention across a wide range of disciplines. OCAD University is building on its traditional, studio-based strengths, adding new approaches to learning that champion cross-disciplinary practice, collaboration and the integration of emerging technologies. In the Age of Imagination, OCAD University community members will be uniquely qualified to act as catalysts for the next advances in culture, technology and quality of life for all Canadians.|