News Archive

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:45am
​Design Exchange and Disney invite students studying at OCAD University to participate in a design competition to win a chance to collaborate with Disney at EDIT this fall.
Monday, July 24, 2017
Longtime MPP Monte Kwinter will not be seeking re-election in York Centre next June. At 86, Kwinter has the distinction of being the oldest MPP in Ontario history.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Canada has lost a celebrated artist, curator and writer, OCAD U alumna Mary MacDonald (MFA, Criticism & Curatorial Practice, 2012).
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 12:45pm
OCAD University students and alumni participated as exhibiting artists in the 2017
Monday, July 17, 2017
The City of Toronto has announced that artist Tannis Nielsen has been chosen to create artwork in the underpass for Lower Simcoe Street between Station Street and Bremner Boulevard.
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 2:15pm
OCAD University celebrated the launch of This Art Works! along with Madeleine Co.
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 11:15am
For the second year in a row, an OCAD U Environmental Design student has been selected for the prestigious New York-based Angelo Donghia Foundation Scholarship.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 9:00am
Congratulations to OCAD University's Illustration and Advertising students winners at the 2017 Applied Arts' Student Awards  Andrew Watch (4th year Illustration)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
It was a somber start to the weekend when I learned of Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell's early passing. I feel we have lost a true friend of the community. 
Monday, July 10, 2017
After 15 months of construction, historic Grange Park officially reopened Saturday, July 8, with an afternoon of musical performances, magic, croquet and other free activities.
Friday, July 7, 2017
The Grange Park Advisory Committee invites you to celebrate the completion of the park revitalization project!
Friday, July 7, 2017
A new digital CBC series, This Art Works! airing on the CBC Arts online platform, profiles ma
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
The Faculty of Design Office closed at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 3 and will reopen Wednesday, July 5th at 11 a.m. in a new location: 230 Richmond St. West on the 9th floor.
Thursday, June 29, 2017
OCAD University staff, faculty and students as well as the larger neighbourhood community had the opportunity to meet with the architects of the Creative City Campus (CCC) project during two commun
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 2:15pm
This week, President Sara Diamond moderated a panel discussion on gamification at BIO 2017, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 11:00pm to 11:30pm
Produced by the CBC and The Walrus Talks, youth leaders delve deep into what makes Canada... Canada.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 9:45am to Monday, July 17, 2017 - 12:00am
Onsite Gallery is OCAD University’s professional gallery and experimental curatorial platform for art, design and new media. Fostering soci
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
If you didn’t get to see Dr. Gabrielle Moser’s presentation at last month’s sold-out Walrus Talks, you can listen to her online.
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 2:15pm
Oxford Islamic Studies Online (OISO) provides access more than 5,000 reference and biographical entries, chapters from scholarly introductory works on Islam as well as images, maps and timelines. 
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 3:45pm
OCAD University’s newest entrepreneurs from the Imagination Catalyst squared off at the Cassels Brock Pitch Competition on June 1
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 10:30am
The Office of Graduate Studies congratulates our 2017 Graduands!
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 2:15pm
OCAD University Drawing and Painting grad, Chaewon Kim, winner of Scotiabank’s Dream Office REIT’s competition, celebrated the unveiling of her installation, ALL TOGETHER HERE, at a reception on Ju
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Nearly 800 OCAD U students were joined by family, friends and faculty members to celebrate their graduation at two convocation ceremonies on Friday, June 9.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 9:45am to Monday, June 26, 2017 - 12:00am
OCAD U's Galleries System department is hiring OCAD U Permanent Collections Student Monitors for the summer term.
Monday, June 5, 2017 - 11:15am
11 OCADU Illustration, Graphic Design and MAAD Students have been shorlisted for the Adobe Design Achievement Award.
Monday, June 5, 2017 - 9:15am
Environmental Design Sessional Instructor, Parantap Bhatt presented the talk "Augmented Assembly for Tessellated Structures" at the Symposium on Sim
Monday, June 5, 2017
OCAD University will formally install Salah Bachir, president of Cineplex Media, as Chancellor at the university’s convocation ceremonies at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto on June 9, 2017.
Monday, June 5, 2017
Ontario is launching a new strategy to connect more people with disabilities to rewarding jobs and more employers to new talent to help grow their businesses.
Friday, June 2, 2017
On Friday, June 2, OCAD University hosted Steve Orsini, Ontario’s Secretary of the Cabinet, Head of the Public Service and Clerk of the Executive Council.
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 1:30pm
Building on the successful Studio Summit 1 held in Copenhagen in August 2014, the Resilience Design Lab at OCAD University in collaboration with Autodesk is organizing Studio Summit 2
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Congratulations to seven OCAD U Illustration students, whose work is on display at The Society of Illustrators’
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 4:45pm
Due to budget reductions the Library is cancelling several subscriptions to academic databases in the months of June and July.  These cancellations include EBSCO Academic Search Premie
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
OCAD U congratulates Shelley Niro (AOCA 1990) on receiving the seventh annual Scotiabank Photography Award.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:45am
2017 Illustration Medal Winner Andrew Watch was awarded a Bronze from 3x3, alongside several other Illustration students winning merits and honorable mentions.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 1:30pm
Graphic Design Sessional Instructor Susan Campbell has been awarded the Going Solo Juror's Choice Award for her sculpture installation called "Zoned Out" at the
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 1:15pm
Nine rugs designed by OCADU students in the Material Art & Design program are featured in the Weavers Art's flagship showroom at 1400 Castlefield Avenue and on their website in the "
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 2:30pm to Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 2:30pm
Each year the Association of Chartered Industrial Designers of Ontario (ACIDO) hosts "Rocket" -a competition for Ontario's graduating industrial designers. 
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 1:45pm
Nine students from the Faculty of Design have arrived in India to start the three-week Design Abroad: India course.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
"Making Peace is a major public event that aims to teach the public, especially young people what key elements are necessary to create a 'sustainable peace'; providing an opportunity for p
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 3:00pm
Congratulations to Material Art and Design Graduates Yu Han (Avis) Ho, Emma Schnurr, Kaley Flowers and Current Student Charlie Nhung Nguyen, who have been accepted into Harbourfront Centre's Craft
Thursday, May 11, 2017
  OCAD University is pleased to be hosting the panel discussion Visual Literacy and Perception in the Contemporary World.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
For more than eight years, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services (MBFS) has been partnering with OCAD University through philanthropic and sponsorship opportunities.  Recently, OCAD University students
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Cool, rainy weather did not stop more than 45,000 people from attending this year’s
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 10:30am to Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:30am
It's an exciting time of the year at OCAD University as the creative works of over 900 emerging artists are showcased at the 102nd annual GradEx.
Friday, May 5, 2017
Heather Coffey, PhD joined OCAD University in 2013 and received a tenure-track appointment in Medieval and Renaissance Art History in 2015. Prof.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 1:00pm to Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 1:00pm
Source: Royal Ontario Museum New Release,  Friday, April 28, 2017 from:
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 7:00pm
The Canadian Association of Journalists has recognized Min Sook Lee, filmmaker and assistant professor in the Faculty of Art, for her documentary
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Permanent managers and permanent staff (unionized and exempt): consider becoming a member of the OCAD U Board of Governors. 
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
The exhibition, from May 3 to 7, takes place in three buildings across campus: the landmark Sharp Centre for Design at 100 McCaul St., and across the way at 113 and 115 McCaul St.
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 3:00pm
Congratulations to several recent grads from the Advertising Program at OCAD, winning major awards at some of the most important industry award shows.