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Casey Hinton

Building a Strong Portfolio

Happy New Year everyone! Hope you had fantastic holidays too. We wanted to give you some advice as you are getting your portfolios ready. As you probably know, our application deadline for all Undergraduate programs is February 1st. We review… Continue Reading →

Top 10 Tips for Surviving National Portfolio Day!

National Portfolio Day is fast approaching – it is this upcoming Saturday, November 8th. Doors open at 11:45 and portfolio reviews happen from 12noon – 4pm.  This event is an awesome opportunity to get feedback and advice from faculty about… Continue Reading →

Alumni Profile: Lauren Vaile

In the Admissions & Recruitment Office, we’re really luck to get to hire some recent OCAD U grads who represent us out on the road. You might have met Lauren – she’s goofy and funny, smart and talented and shared… Continue Reading →

What is a Portfolio anyway?

(this is an updated version of an earlier post) Put simply, a Portfolio is a sample of your creative, original art and design work, that shows your skill level and talent. It should be a reflection of who you are… Continue Reading →

Life Studies: explore where art meets science

Artists and designers are smart. We are creative thinkers and creative problem solvers. We are emotionally intelligent, have capacity for great insight and innovation and see the world through a slightly different lens. These attributes – along with your own… Continue Reading →

LOOK INSIDE: Open House

OCAD University Saturday, October 25th 11am – 3pm 100 McCaul Street, Toronto Join us for LOOK INSIDE, and get a glimpse inside the world of art, design media. Take a studio tour, watch a demonstration, and talk with faculty, staff,… Continue Reading →

Saving Lives through Sculpture

It always disappoints me when art and design is separated from science, technology and business. These things can be a lot more connected than you realize, and it is possible to combine many interests and areas of study in with… Continue Reading →

Are You a Visual Thinker?

I’ve often had trouble communicating my ideas to people, because I can never find the right words to describe what I mean. I draw and doodle a lot, to help explain my ideas. I think through things differently. I have… Continue Reading →

Excited about joining OCAD U?

So you’ve made it this far, and soon you will be an OCAD U student! Congratulations! Let the celebrations begin! But now, you’re wondering, what’s next? We’ve been sending you emails with detailed instructions, information and links, but we know… Continue Reading →

CREATIVITY COUNTS at OCAD U

Ever wonder what the largest programs are at OCAD U? Where our students come from? What the student to teacher ratio is? How many supplies we use in our various shops? Have a look at the fantastic infographic to learn… Continue Reading →

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