News Archive

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:45pm
The Angelo Donghia Foundation Design Residency brings a renowned designer of the built environment to OCAD University whose work focuses on collaboratively working in global contexts by creating br
Thursday, September 21, 2017
OCAD University is proud to be participating once again in Nuit Blanche Toronto 2017 as a Major Institution.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
OCAD U’s Gerald McMaster, together with an Indigenous design team, is representing Canada at 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
OCAD University’s Office of Research and Innovation has announced the 2016/2017 recipients of The OCAD University Award for Excellence in Early Stage Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity:
Monday, September 18, 2017
On Friday, September 15, OCAD University welcomed Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament for Ahuntsic-Cartierville.
Monday, September 18, 2017
On Saturday, Sept. 16, OCAD University’s flagship professional gallery, Onsite, threw its doors open to the public for the first time at its new location, 199 Richmond St. W.
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 1:15pm
Criterion on Demand (CoD) is a streaming video platform that provides access to a growing library of more than 1500 feature films; including classics, foreign films, new releases a
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 11:30am
E-Resource Cancellation:  Art Museum Image Gallery (AMIG) provides access to more than 130,000 images of artworks from distinguished museums around the globe.  
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Guylaine F. Roy, Associate Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage — OCAD U’s University Champion — was given her first tour of the campus on Wednesday, September 13.
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 10:30am
The Interior Life of the Observer, an interview with Figurative Painter Christina Sealey (CLTA Assistant Professor, Illustration) is now online at
Monday, September 11, 2017
Once again an Imagination Catalyst company makes it to the finals of the James Dyson Award.
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Director of the Inclusive Design Research Centre, Jutta Treviranus, is featured on the latest edition of Spark, CBC Radio’s program on technology in our rapidly changing world.
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 4:45pm
We are delighted to welcome the new and returning Graduate Students to OCAD University!
Friday, September 8, 2017
Hello new and returning students, we welcome you to a fresh term at OCAD University!
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
OCAD University is saddened by the passing of Anna van Vliet (nee Schotanus), who died earlier this month.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 9:30am
Dorie Millerson (Assistant Professor and Chair, Material Art & Design) has been profiled as one of 76 international artists in the new book
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 2:30pm
The Facilities Planning & Management office will be closed from Wednesday September 6th- 8th.  
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 12:00pm
Congratulations to Illustration Sessional Instructor Doug Panton who has been announced winner in the category: Fine Art Professional for Creative Quarterly 49, an international journal focusing on
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
The presidents of Toronto’s four universities – OCAD University, the University of Toronto, York University and Ryerson University – have teamed up for a new initiative called StudentDwellTO to tac
Thursday, August 24, 2017
This fall, the Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) will explore a century of Canada’s history through photographs from The New York Times Photo Archive.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
As part of an eight-week project for CFC Media Lab and Prototyping summer course, Digital Futures Masters students developed an interactive digital project in their chosen specialty area, with feed
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 2:45pm
This summer, OCAD University students were invited to reimagine the home of Mickey Mouse. Mickey Mouse's Home of the Future envis
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 11:45am
Nominations are now being accepted for several positions on the OCAD University Board of Governors and the
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:30am to Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 5:00pm
Ignite Gallery (formally known as Student Gallery) is an exhibition venue funded by OCAD University located in the heart of Kensington Market at 165 Augusta Avenue.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
OCAD University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ashok Mathur as Dean of Graduate Studies, effective January 1, 2018. Dr.
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
OCAD University is pleased to announce an innovative collaboration with the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) to showcase Indigenous culture and history before and beyond Ontario’s 150th anniversary.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 11:45am
The work of OCAD U Illustration Graduate Ahn Na Lim (2009) will be on the cover of 3x3's Illustration Annual
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 9:15am
Canada’s most recognized design and advertising publication, recent winners from our Advertising Program from the past 3 years will be featured in the Student Award winners:  
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 10:30am
Congratulations OCAD U students, semi-finalists in the Adobe Awards 2017
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!