OCAD U to offer Master of Design in Inclusive Design; Graduate Program in Digital Futures

Monday, January 31, 2011 - 8:15pm

(Toronto — January 31, 2011) OCAD University (OCAD U) is now accepting applications for two new graduate programs: a Master of Design (MDes) in Inclusive Design* and a Graduate Program in Digital Futures (Graduate Diploma and MA, MDes, MFA)*. Applications for the 2011/2012 term will be accepted until Monday, May 2, 2011.

“These unique new programs address the Canadian digital economy’s ever-increasing demand for artists, designers, innovators and leaders in the fields of inclusive design, digital media and new technologies,” explained Dr. Helmut Reichenbächer, Associate Vice-President, Research and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at OCAD U. “The MDes in Inclusive Design, the first program of its kind in Canada and one of only two in the world, builds on and benefits from the recent addition of the Inclusive Design Research Centre and the Inclusive Design Institute to our campus, led by world-renowned inclusive design expert Jutta Treviranus. It is the only program in Ontario directly building capacity needed to address Ontario's Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The Graduate Program in Digital Futures features unique partnerships with the Canadian Film Centre (CFC) Media Lab and the University of Waterloo, and builds on OCAD U's demonstrated strengths in practice and research in the fields of digital art, design and media.”

These new programs promise to produce graduates with the highly sought after skills and expertise needed in Canada’s creative and digital economies and present a significant contribution to further diversify Ontario’s expanding postsecondary education system.

Master of Design in Inclusive Design

What is Inclusive Design?
Inclusive Design is design that is inclusive of the full range of human diversity with respect to ability, language, culture, gender, age and other forms of human difference.

Inclusive design is important because:

  • An aging demographic with associated dramatic rise in incidence of disabilities makes accessibility an increasing concern;
  • Access to online services can no longer be considered optional — it is an essential part of daily life;
  • Exclusion and inequality have broad and devastating social and economic impacts for society as a whole, not only the excluded.

The focus of the MDes in Inclusive Design will be on building inclusive design expertise in digital media and information and communication technologies (ICT) and practices. This innovative program responds to the increasing demand for designers and developers with specialized knowledge in inclusive design principles and practices, and will produce graduates with the capacity to form, lead and sustain a much-needed community of expertise on digital inclusion, spanning multiple sectors. Graduates will apply their studies in all sectors that engage digital media and ICT systems, including government and education sectors, digital industries, entertainment, arts, culture, health, communication design, wayfinding, architectural systems design, mobile and interactive industries and many others.

The MDes in Inclusive Design is a low residency, two-year program with an executive style delivery format to accommodate the needs of working professionals and international students.

Key Features of the MDes in Inclusive Design:

  • The program is designed to be fully accessible to students and faculty with diverse needs, including students with disabilities and students for whom English is a second language.
  • Two on-site intensive summer sessions each year in which students will be engaged in intensive academic programming and collaborative experiences to familiarize them with fellow students, faculty members and researchers.
  • Innovative, engaging and interactive online courses which use highly interactive and engaging instructional design techniques. These include online collaborative group activities, discussion forums with guest experts, moderated synchronous chats, and guided online tours of both online and physical sites and examples.
  • Multidisciplinary seminars co-taught by world leaders in inclusive design and emerging information and communication technologies and practices.
  • Student engagement in successful, open source, open access international research projects addressing a rich diversity of issues and challenges related to inclusive design of ICT systems and practices.
  • A major culminating project relating to a real world issue that both develops and demonstrates the knowledge and skills gained during the course of the program.

Graduate Program in Digital Futures (MA, MDes, MFA and Diploma)

The Graduate Program in Digital Futures is a unique, practice-based program situated within the Digital Futures Initiative at OCAD U, a set of new cross-disciplinary programs in practice, research and innovation related to digital media and its emergent developments. The program builds on OCAD U's historic strengths in practice and research in art, design and media, providing ongoing innovation and foresight in curriculum, teaching, and creative digital practice.

Graduates of the program will contribute to the development and application of new knowledge in creative digital technology practices, content, and experiences, providing insights into human needs and desires in a technologically dependent world.

The Graduate Program in Digital Futures offers both a part-time Graduate Diploma and a full-time Master’s (MA, MFA or MDes). The Graduate Diploma is a course-based program offered on a part-time basis in order to provide flexible study options for working professionals and practitioners. The Master’s is a full-time practice-based program offered over five semesters.

Key Features of the Graduate Program in Digital Futures:

  • A partnership with the Canadian Film Centre (CFC) Media Lab, whose established, critically-acclaimed post-graduate residency in digital media production will be integrated into both the degree and diploma programs. This unique collaboration will afford students the opportunity to engage in an Intensive Project/Prototyping Spring Institute held at the MaRS Discovery District;
  • A cohort-based Digital Media Immersion that kicks off the program with a full two-week grounding in digital futures, providing an introduction to the program and a foundation in the current state of digital practices, along with team building and leadership skills development in partnership with the University of Waterloo;
  • The opportunity for industry and research internships, a term placement with a local, national or international industrial media/technology industry or business. The internship provides students with industry and research opportunities to integrate the knowledge learned in first-year seminars with real world digital media business and production;
  • Participation in the annual Digital Media Producer-in-Residence program which brings internationally renowned practitioners in digital technologies and digital media production to OCAD U and the CFC Media Lab for a one-week residency during which they conduct seminars, and work directly with students on their projects;
  • International exchange opportunities with partner institutions in Europe, India, and South America.

Application information, program requirements and a list of faculty members for each program may be found on OCAD U’s Graduate Studies web pages at www.ocad.ca/gradstudies.

*pending approval from the Ontario Council on Graduate Studies.

 

Background Information:

About the Inclusive Design Research Centre and the Inclusive Design Institute
The Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) is the reconstitution of the 16 year-old Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC) of the University of Toronto at OCAD U. The IDRC, continuing the important international role of the ATRC, conducts multi-disciplinary, multi-sector research and development on the inclusive design of emerging information and communication systems and practices — or designing for diversity. IDRC research addresses the full lifecycle of information and communication systems and practices — from design to implementation to evaluation and policy. The IDRC research community values collaboration, broad participation, transparency, and openness. The Inclusive Design Institute (IDI) is a regional research hub, led by Jutta Treviranus, funded by both the Canada Foundation for Innovation and the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation with 8 postsecondary institutions as core partners, namely OCAD U, University of Toronto, Ryerson University, York University, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Sheridan, George Brown College and Seneca College. The IDI shares the research focus of the IDRC. Both IDI and IDRC research projects engage a range of collaborating organizations from around the world.

About the Canadian Film Centre (CFC)
The Canadian Film Centre is Canada’s largest institution for advanced training in film, television and new media. A charitable not-for-profit organization, CFC is committed to promoting and investing in Canada’s diverse talent; providing exhibition, financial and distribution opportunities for top creative content leaders from coast to coast. CFC makes a significant cultural and economic contribution to Canada by launching the country’s most creative ideas and voices in film, television and new media to the world. CFC Media Lab is Canada’s acclaimed institute for digital media that provides a unique training, research and production think-tank environment for emerging new media artists, content developers and practitioners. CFC Media Lab has been experimenting with the interactive narrative form since 1997 and in the past ten years, have produced over 60 prototypes ranging from web-based interactive documentaries to “shuffle videos” — the creation of randomly generated movies on the iPod. For more information please visit www.cfccreates.com.

About OCAD University (OCAD U)
OCAD University (www.ocad.ca) is Canada’s “University of the 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.

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CFC Media Lab Partners with OCAD University to offer unique graduate program in Digital Futures

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 4:00am

(Toronto — April 20, 2011) OCAD University (OCAD U) and CFC Media Lab (Canadian Film Centre) announce their partnership in the launch of a new and innovative Graduate Program in Digital Futures, with a part-time Graduate Diploma and full-time (MA, MDes, and MFA) Master's Degrees. The program received its final approval from the Ontario Council on Graduate Studies last week. Applications for the 2011/2012 term will be accepted until Monday, May 2, 2011. Late applications may be considered depending on the availability of places in the program.

The graduate program is situated within the Digital Futures Initiative (DFI) at OCAD University, a set of cross-disciplinary programs in practice-based research and innovation in digital media and emergent technologies. Having been at the forefront of incubating and accelerating Canadian digital media talent and companies for over a decade, CFC Media Lab is a uniquely positioned partner in this practiced-based graduate program aimed at future innovators, leaders and creators of digital media and new technologies.

"Students in the Graduate Program in Digital Futures will contribute to creative innovation and the application of new knowledge in digital technologies, practices, content, systems, and experiences, in addition providing insight into sustainable development in a technologically mediated world,” said Dr. Helmut Reichenbächer, Associate Vice-President, Research and Dean of Graduate Studies, OCAD U.

"Together, OCAD U and CFC Media Lab have created one of Canada’s leading digital media partnerships, with highly experienced faculty, interdisciplinary teams, diversified industry and cultural partnerships, as well as key cross-sector expertise,” said Ana Serrano, Director, CFC Media Lab.

Complete program details, application information, program requirements and a list of faculty members for each program may be found on OCAD U’s Graduate Studies web pages at www.ocad.ca/gradstudies.

A partnership with the Canadian Film Centre (CFC) Media Lab, whose established, critically-acclaimed post-graduate residency in digital media production will be integrated into both the degree and diploma programs will afford students the opportunity to participate in an Intensive Project/Prototyping Spring Institute held at the MaRS Discovery District.

About Canadian Film Centre (CFC)
The Canadian Film Centre is Canada’s largest institution for advanced training in film, television and new media. A charitable not-for-profit organization, CFC is committed to promoting and investing in Canada’s diverse talent; providing exhibition, financial and distribution opportunities for top creative content leaders from coast to coast. CFC makes a significant cultural and economic contribution to Canada by launching the country’s most creative ideas and voices in film, television and new media to the world. Founded in 1997, the CFC Media Lab provides a unique collaborative training, acceleration and creative production think-tank environment for emerging new media content developers, practitioners and companies. An internationally acclaimed and award-winning facility, graduates of the CFC Media Lab emerge as leaders in the world of interactive media, produce innovative projects and start up 21st century companies.

About OCAD University (OCAD U)
OCAD University (www.ocad.ca) is Canada’s “University of the 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.

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OCAD University presents two-day digital media symposium, Euphoria & Dystopia

Monday, January 14, 2013 - 5:00am

(Toronto—January 14, 2013) OCAD University presents Euphoria & Dystopia, a two-day digital media symposium and graduate student research workshop on January 31 and February 1, 2013.

The period of the early 1990s through to 2005 saw intensive technological change; the massive adoption of digital media, the rise, fall, and re-emergence of an information, technology, and communication boom economy. Euphoria and Dystopia invites reflection on the digital concerns of the 1990s and early 21st century, weighing these preoccupations against contemporary research, industrial, social and cultural trends.

Sponsored by national research network and commercialization engine GRAND NCE, Euphoria & Dystopia takes its inspiration from the book Euphoria and Dystopia: The Banff New Media Institute Dialogues, edited by Dr. Sarah E. Cook and OCAD University President, Dr. Sara Diamond. The publication is a compendium of some of the most important thinking about art, design technology and the new media industries to have taken place in the last few decades at the international level.

Euphoria & Dystopia will feature dialogues among current digital media researchers, designers, artists and scientists; a master’s and doctoral student research workshop and an authors’ keynote and book launch. Moderated panel discussions will investigate themes coinciding with the chapters of Euphoria & Dystopia: the Banff New Media Institute Dialogues:

  • new media economies, copyright and open source models; the growing importance of data, its analysis and visualization, memory and documentation;
  • the underlying scientific grounding for new media in physics and graphics computing;
  • changes in how we understand humanity: artificial life, artificial intelligence, robotics;
  • new media art: curatorial practice, digital art’s exhibition and historicisation;
  • Online social and individual identity gender, cultural difference, health and wellness; and
  • Production and Distribution: models of production and collaboration in new media.

Sara Diamond, co-author and Founding Director of the BNMI invites audiences to experience exciting foresights about our digital world. “As we did at The Banff Centre, these events gather together many forms of intelligence, knowing that unpredictable and exciting networks, projects and ideas will arise.”

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr. Lyn Bartram, Assistant Professor , School of Interactive Arts & Technology, Simon Fraser University, creator of human centred systems 
  • Philip Beesley, Professor, School of Architecture, University of Waterloo, Winner of Prix de Rome in Architecture, VIDA 11.0, FEIDAD, two Governor General’s Awards
  • Dr. Joanna Berzowska, Assistant Professor of Design and Computation Arts, Concordia University, Founder and Director of XS Labs, wearable technologies
  • Mark Bishop, Co-CEO & Executive Producer, Marble Media
  • Dr. Kellogg Booth, Scientific Director, GRAND National Centre of Excellence
  • Dr. Sheelagh Carpendale, Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada Research Chair and researcher information visualization and user centred design
  • Dr. Sarah Cook, Reader & Director of MA in Curating Module, University of Sunderland
  • Dr. Sara Diamond, President and Vice-Chancellor, OCAD University, O. of Ont., RCA
  • Steve Dietz, Independent Curator, President and Artistic Director Northern Lights
  • Dr. Sidney Fels, Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Director of Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre (MAGIC)
  • Dr. Eugene Fiume, Professor and past Chair of the Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
  • Dr. Abby Goodrum, VP Research, Wilfrid Laurier University, Director for Social Science and Humanities Research, GRAND
  • Susan Kennard, Manager of Heritage Programs, Banff Field Unit, Parks Canada, former Director BNMI
  • Keith Kocho, Entrepreneur of the Year, Founder & President, ExtendMedia Inc.
  • Dr. Maria Lantin, Director of the Intersections Digital Studios, Emily Carr University of Art + Design
  • Cheryl l'Hirondelle, Indigenous Media Artist and Musician
  • James (Jamie) Love, Director of Knowledge Ecology International, U.S. co-chair of the Trans-Atlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) Intellectual Property Policy Committee
  • Dr. Celia Pearce, Associate Professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, Georgia Tech, games analyst and interactive designer
  • Ellie Rubin, Founder of Bulldog, creator of Technorati web series and television personality
  • Dr. Kim Sawchuk, Department of Communication Studies & Mobile Media Lab, Concordia University, editor Canadian Journal of Communication
  • Stephen Selznick, Partner at Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, Digital and Entertainment law expert
  • Jutta Treviranus, Director and Professor at Inclusive Design Research Centre, OCAD University

Guests are invited to register (free) for the keynote talk and book launch on January 31 at http://edlaunch-es2001.eventbrite.ca.

All symposium and workshop events are free, no registration required. For a complete schedule, visit http://euphoriadystopia.ca/.
 

 

 

Background:

About the book:
Based on the research of the Banff New Media Institute (BNMI) from 1995 to 2005, Euphoria and Dystopia: The Banff New Media Institute Dialogues celebrates the belief that the creative sector, artists and cultural industries, in collaboration with scientists, social scientists and humanists, have a critical role to play in developing technologies that work for human and environmental betterment and allow for a more participatory culture. The book/archive examines the major trends in digital media practice, research and economies during the period of 1995 to 2005, with consideration of earlier roots and later history. The book is organized by key themes that have underscored the dialogues of the BNMI and within each are carefully edited transcriptions drawn from thousands of hours of audio material documenting BNMI events such as the annual Interactive Screen and the numerous summits and workshops. Each chapter is introduced by an essay from the book editors that discusses the dialogues, research and creative co-production at Banff from 1990 to 2005 and a commissioned essay from a leading new media thinker. The book includes the catalogue for The Art Formerly Known As New Media exhibition, Walter Phillips Gallery, 2005 and a DVD based on the electronic journal and online gallery produced at Banff, HorizonZero.ca in collaboration with Heritage Canada..

More on the Banff New Media Institute (BNMI):
The Banff New Media Institute (1995-2010) in the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountains was a dynamic international centre that addressed dramatically changing times — the heady rise of the digital age, its tumultuous descent, and its reformulation. BNMI hosted leading artists, designers, computer scientists and engineers, mathematicians, physicists, biologists, chemists, humanists, social scientists, and medical researchers. Its cutting edge summits (think tanks) foretold that future. These occurred at The Banff Centre, side by side with international artists’ residencies, co-productions, transdisciplinary research, new media exhibitions and the incubation of commercial products and companies. The BNMI predicted and shaped trends in digital media.

OCAD University (OCAD U):
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.

GRAND NCE:
GRAND (Graphics, Animation and New Media) is a research network and commercialization engine whose goal is to address complex issues in digital media and transform multidisciplinary research into user-centred solutions. GRAND explores the use and application of digital media in a variety of settings including entertainment, health care, education, environmental sustainability and public policy.

GRAND is a federally funded Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE), and supports 37 research projects involving teams of researchers at 26 universities across Canada. Partnering with more than 60 industry, government, and non-profit organizations, GRAND is able to facilitate research across the broad spectrum of digital media by linking computer scientists and engineers with artists, designers and social scientists.

Through technology solutions, training the next generation of talent and encouraging a robust policy environment, GRAND plays a pivotal role in supporting Canada’s National Digital Economy Strategy.

Join the conversation:
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Twitter: #EuphDys
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All Inclusive

All Inclusive
Friday, July 26, 2013 - 8:00pm

An exhibit of work from students in the summer 2013 Inclusive Art, Design and Communication course

Graduate students in OCAD University’s Inclusive Design Program are presenting new artworks that explore the possibilities and challenges of translation, accessibility or inclusivity in art making and art presentations.

The public is invited to view the work on Friday, July 26, 4-6 p.m. in the Open Gallery, 49 McCall Street, Toronto.

The exploration of inclusion in art practice is part of the two-year Master of Design (MDes) in Inclusive Design. This program offers graduate students a unique opportunity to become global leaders in the emerging field of inclusive design in information and communication technologies (ICT) and practices. Inclusive Design encompasses the full range of human diversity including ability, language, culture, gender and age. Led by an accomplished and diverse faculty, our students are urged to think differently in order to break through existing societal barriers to address the growing global demand for inclusively designed digital technologies, products and services.

Participating students include:

Dina Anker
Noelle Campbell-Smith
Karman Chan
Qi Chen
Sarah Crosskey
Andrei Dacko
Jan Derbyshire
Angela Dosis
Sara Durning
Feriyal Hallajarani
Lawrence Kwok
Brandon Laird
Lester Leung
Ambrose Li
Maz Mohad
Vanessa Pfaff
Angela Punshon
Paul Shecter
Mariel Vandeloo

Twitter #allinclusiveshow

 

Free

 

Venue & Address: 
Open Gallery 49 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario

CHROMO

Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 12:00am to Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 9:15pm

Thesis Exhibition of Interdisciplinary Master's Student Sara MacLean

Please join the IAMD Program and the Graduate Studies Department in celebrating the IAMD Thesis Exhibition of MFA Candidate Sara MacLean.

Throughout spring and summer 2013, graduating candidates from the IAMD program will present their thesis work in galleries and public spaces across Toronto. These exhibitions explore a wide variety of interdisciplinary subject matter and media including, drawing & painting, sound art, video, performance, health design, photography, furniture design, sculpture and installation.

 

www.ocadu.ca/graduate-studies/programs/interdisciplinary-masters-in-art-media-and-design.htm

 

 

Free

Venue & Address: 
Great Hall 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario
Sara Maclean CHROMO poster with event info overtop photograph of bedspread

Graduate Studies Orientation

 Graduate Studies Orientation
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 1:00pm

Graduate Studies New Student Orientation

Grad Orientation is a chance for new students to learn more about all the departments & services at OCAD U!

Grad Orientation is a chance for new students to learn more about all the departments & services at OCAD U!
The President, Dean, Associate Dean, Graduate Program Directors and Office Staff will be on hand to introduce themselves and give more information to new students.
Members across the OCAD U Community will give presentations about their respective departments and areas of service.
Coffee and refreshments will be served.

 

416.977.6000 x4367

 

www.ocadu.ca/Assets/image_media/OCAD/academic_programs/graduate+studies/Graduate+Studies+Orientation+Schedule+2013-14.pdf

 

Free

Venue & Address: 
Room 660, 6th Floor 100 McCaul Street Toronto, Ontario

Graduate Studies Welcome Reception

Graduate Studies Welcome Reception
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 10:30pm

Party Down with all the New Grad Students at the Rex!

Please join us in welcoming our 2013 cohort of New Graduate Students!

When: Tuesday September 3rd, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: The Rex, 194 Queen Street West

Refreshments will be served
Cash Bar and Dj

If you stay on for the band after 9:30 there is a small cover charge

Hope you will be able to join us!

 

416.977.6000 x4367

 

www.ocadu.ca/Assets/image_media/OCAD/academic_programs/graduate+studies/Graduate+Studies+Orientation+Schedule+2013-14.pdf

 

Free

Venue & Address: 
The Rex 194 Queen Street West Toronto, Ontario

Graduate School: Options, Applications and More

Graduate School: Options, Applications and More
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 7:00pm

A Career Development Info Session

This session will provide a practical overview of how to effectively research and prepare yourself for putting forward an application to pursue a Graduate degree within Canada or elsewhere.

 

www.ocadu.ca/careerdevelopment

 

zfarber@ocadu.ca

 

Free

Venue & Address: 
Room 240 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario

Graduate School: Options, Applications and More

 Graduate School: Options, Applications and More
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 7:00pm

A Career Development Info Session

A repeat offering of our September 18th seminar, this session will provide a practical overview of how to effectively research and prepare yourself for putting forward an application to pursue a Graduate degree within Canada or elsewhere.

 

www.ocadu.ca/careerdevelopment

 

zfarber@ocadu.ca

 

Free

Venue & Address: 
Room 1516 113 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario

SSHRC and OGS Workshop

Monday, October 7, 2013 - 7:30pm

SSHRC and OGS Workshop for Graduate Students, and students applying to Graduate Studies at OCAD U for 2014.

Please be advised that an information session on SSHRC and OGS awards is scheduled for Monday, October 7, 3:00 – 4:30 pm in room 7401, 4th floor of 205 Richmond Street West.

You are encouraged to attend and if eligible, to apply for these funding opportunities and are going into your second year of your graduate program or considering applying to Graduate Studies at OCAD U for 2014.

• Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
The Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) seeks to develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students in the social sciences and humanities who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies. These scholarships are valued at $17,500 over 12 months (non-renewable) and are open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents only.

OCAD U has a limited allocation of applications that we may submit to SSHRC. Details will be provided at the information session, including application deadlines.

• Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS)
The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) program encourages excellence in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels. The scholarship is valued at $5,000 per academic term for either two or three consecutive terms.
OCAD U has a limited allocation of applications that we may submit to OGS – one of which may be allocated to an international student.

For more information please contact:

ALICE BRUMMELL
GRADUATE STUDIES OFFICER

T 416 977 6000 x4367
E abrummell@ocadu.ca

 

Free

Venue & Address: 
7401, 4th Floor 205 Richmond Street West Toronto, Ontario

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