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 →

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 →

Portfolio Reviews: A Video

We know that the portflio process can be scary, but maybe this video will give you a glimpse into what the process is like!

Application Time!

Deadlines are fast approaching, and if you’re applying to OCAD U it’s time to make sure everything is submitted! If you’re applying to OCAD University, here is a handy checklist to help make sure you’ve got everything in order. Apply… Continue Reading →

Tips For Surviving The Dreaded Portfolio Review…

So, you’ve submitted your application, you’ve received a confirmation email and you’ve been assigned a date and time to have your portfolio reviewed. And you’re maybe a bit nervous. Or a lot nervous. Or terrified. Or excited.  (if you can’t… Continue Reading →

Step-by-Step: How to Apply to the Undergraduate Programs at OCAD U

I know, applying to University can seem crazy. Deadlines pile up, forms need to be filled up…..I remember, it’s a bit nuts. I can’t tell you how to apply to other schools, but I can help you out taking the… Continue Reading →

Get Involved in the Art & Design World

Being successful in your chosen field takes work. It takes connections, work experience and knowledge of what’s happening in the creative community around you. This is all much easier said, than done. As if it isn’t already enough, as a… Continue Reading →

How To Manage Stress During The Admissions Process

Trying to understand the Admissions process and procedure for each school you are applying to can be extremely difficult, confusing and frustrating. Applying to post-secondary is stressful, it can be expensive and you don’t want to make mistakes. We understand…. Continue Reading →

Building a Strong Sketchbook

Art teachers are always telling you “Sketchbook, sketchbook, sketchbook”.  To some students, this might cause an eye rolling reaction. Well, I hate to break it to you, but they’re right. The sketchbook/process work is an important part of the portfolio… Continue Reading →

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