News Archive

Thursday, June 23, 2016
On June 23rd Professor Gord Peteran, in collaboration with Dr.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Messenger bags, placemats, hats and totes were on display at Regent Park Proud, an exhibition at the Student Gallery on June 17 and 18.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
It was an evening filled with humour, inspiration and personal experiences.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
The Umbra store on John St.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The OCAD University community is deeply saddened by the horrific mass shootings that took place in Orlando, Florida on Sunday, June 12.
Monday, June 13, 2016
OCAD University has appointed Dr. Gillian Siddall as Vice-President, Academic and Provost, effective July 1, 2016.
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 2:45pm
Thursday, June 9, 2016
A Talk by Selmin Kara, Assistant Professor, OCAD University
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
OCAD University’s Chancellor Kiki Delaney is being recognized for her exceptional contributions to Canada’s arts and cultural sectors. Delaney is the recipient of the Edmund C.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Artist, activist and teacher Alex Janvier and art collector and curator
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 4:15pm
Jessica Ching (2009, Industrial Design) has launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to take her product, the Eve K
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 2:30pm
OCAD University returning as a major cultural partner of Pride Toronto, which this year is hosting Canada’s first ever Pride Month!
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 9:30am
Thursday, May 26, 2016
What is your overall experience at OCAD University?
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:15pm
The OCADU Illustration Podcast is a joint initiative of OCADU Illustration instructors Lauchie Reid and Christina Sealey. Through studio visits an
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
OCAD University announced a research and educational partnership with the Jerusalem-based Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design.
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 2:30pm
Elizabeth Morris, MDes (2016) student in the Inclusive Design program, has a starring role in Ultrasound, the debut play from Adam Pottle.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
For the second year, The WayHome Music and Arts festival will feature an installation created by a team of OCAD Univer
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Internationally-acclaimed writer, dub poet and community activist Lillian Allen will receive an Honorary Doctor of
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 1:30pm
From opening night on Wednesday, May 4 to closing on Sunday, OCAD University was teeming with excited visitors for its annual graduate exhibition, GradEx 101.
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:00am
At the Faculty Appreciation Event on Thursday, April 28, six faculty members were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the student learning experience at OCAD University.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 9:30am
Environmental Design graduating student Vihn Le made the Metro News with his thesis project -- a plan to transform an under-enrolled elementary school into an intergenerational community centre.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 2:15pm
OCAD University is throwing its doors open for GradEx 101, a public exhibition and celebration of more than 900 graduating students, the next wave of creative thinkers, makers and collaborators.
Monday, May 2, 2016 - 4:30pm
Furniture Design #1 taught by Gord Peteran asks the student to reconsider furniture's earliest psychological and physical origins.Then in collaboration with Ted Hunter's co-requisit wood lab they d
Monday, May 2, 2016 - 4:30pm
I am delighted to announce the relaunch of, showcasing thesis portfolios of the Illustration Program's 2016 Graduating Clas
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Mary Baumstark, graduate student in the Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories program will join twenty doctoral and master’s degree students from across Ontario to present his/her re
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Congratulations to Amy Satterthwaite (MDes ’16), soon to be a Strategic Foresight and Innovation (SFI) graduate, for being selected as “Leader, Transforming Childhood and Youth Years” at Ashoka Can
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 8:15am
I’m delighted to announce that several recent OCADU alumni have been nominated for the 
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 1:45pm
The IDeA team at the Council of Ontario Universities is pleased to announce this year’s top finalists for the Innovative Designs for Accessibility (IDeA) Student Competition 2016.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 9:30am
Good luck to Francesca Chan (3rd Yr) and Meaghan Way (4th Yr)!
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 9:30am
I just wanted to share with you what a wonderful night the “Not Just a Fashion Show” was on Friday.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
OCAD University’s auditorium was transformed into a quasi-catwalk on Friday April 22 for Not Just a Fashion Show.
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 8:30am
Katrina Tompkins, a graduate student in the Interdisciplinary Master’s in Art, Media and Design (IAMD) program, is the 2015 recipient of the Kingcrafts/Lady Flavelle Scholarship awarded by Craft On
Monday, April 25, 2016
At an event at City Hall on April 25th, Toronto mayor John Tory unveiled a striking work of art: a brain-shaped sculpture customized by the unmistakable art of illustrator, artist and associate pro
Friday, April 22, 2016
OCAD University welcomes Dr. Myrna Francis and Daniel Sawaya as external members of its Board of Governors.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
The Diversity & Equity Excellence Awards were handed out at a reception in Mar
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 2:15pm
Virginia Gail Smith, a third year student in OCAD University’s Sculpture/Installation (SCIN) program, is the winner of the 2016 First Capital Realty Public Art Competition.
Friday, April 15, 2016
On April 13, 2016, Dr. Sara Diamond joined her counterparts from Toronto’s universities for a panel discussion on the roles of their institutions as city-builders and collaborators.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 7:45am
We are pleased to announce that two 4th yr illustration students, Adam Glowienka and Maxwell Galley have both been notified of their inclusion in 
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 7:00am
The Council of Ontario Universities, in partnership with the Government of Ontario, is pleased to present the fourth annual Innovative Designs for Accessibility (IDeA) student competition.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 1:00pm
(Toronto – April 12, 2016) The Honourable Reza Moridi, Ontario’s Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, has announced that OCAD University will receive a $27-million investment towards th
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 11:45am
Associate Professor Jody Hewgill garnered two American Illustration awards, the pieces will be featured in the American illustration 35 book  an illustration on the theme of Courage commissioned by
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 7:30am
Please join me in congratulating Audrey Hudson, our colleague in the Faculty of Design, on her recent successful defense of her doctoral thesis entitled, "Decolonizing Indigenous Youth Studies: Pho
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 4:00pm
Mary Baumstark (MA 2016), graduate student in the Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories (CADN) program will join 20 doctoral and master’s degree students from across Ontario to prese
Friday, April 8, 2016
Students from OCAD U’s Digital Futures program joined 17 other O
Friday, April 8, 2016
Four OCAD University students present papers at CASAE (Canadian Association for Studies in Adult Education) 2016 Regional Conference: Learning in Times of Struggle.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 12:15pm
The 2015-16 Florence program has recently launched a website ( ), created to showcase the student work produced in
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 4:45pm
More than 2,000 gamers, developers and industry recruiters are expected at the sixth annual Level Up Showcase
Monday, April 4, 2016
It was a mash-up of concert, exhibition, dance party and animated conversation.