Partner Schools
  • Algonquin College

    Ottawa, Ontario

    3 Year Graphic Design Diploma

    From their site: "The Graphic Design program at Algonquin College is designed for individuals who are interested in applying their creativity to communicating ideas and concepts in both print and digital media. Students develop the expertise required to become graphic designers through strong practical and theoretical training in typography, the basic fundamentals of creativity, design, image, form, colour, and production skills."


    Website: www.algonquincollege.com
     

    Contact: David Bromley & Andrea Emery, Program Coordinators
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  • Cambrian College

    Sudbury, Ontario

    3 Year Graphic Design Diploma
    From their website: Cambrian’s award-winning Graphic Design faculty will challenge you through course work and diverse projects to help you develop your creative talents and become an excellent visual communicator. You’ll also graduate with a professional-grade portfolio that will be invaluable as you meet with potential employers and/or freelance clients.

    Website: www.ccgraphicdesign.ca

    Contact: Ron Beltrame RGD, Coordinator

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  • Canadore College

    North Bay, Ontario

    3 Year Graphic Design Diploma
    From their website: Prepare for a creative and dynamic career. You can’t launch a new business, product or service without a visual element. As a graphic designer you could be creating logos, advertisements, animations, branding, ad images, digital content and websites. In the program you will learn and develop specific skills and techniques, compile an extensive portfolio, and gain invaluable work-related experience working with real clients.

    Website: www.canadorecollege.ca

    Contact: Carol Bridle RGD, Coordinator

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  • Capilano University

    North Vancouver, British Columbia

    4 Year Bachelor of Visual Communications

    From their website: The Bachelor of Design in Visual Communication is a new 4-year degree program with exciting career outcomes for a new generation of creative professionals.  Examples of career paths include communication designer, art director, creative director, studio principal, illustrator, in-house designer/illustrator, concept artist, interactive designer, user experience designer - and more!  The curriculum is rigorous, industry-focussed, and responsive to cultural change and technological advances; students graduate with highly relevant knowledge and skills.


    Website: www.capilanou.ca


    Contact: Carol Aitken, Pascal Milelli (Program Coodinators)

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  • 3 Year Graphic Design Diploma
    From their website: With a graduate employment rate that exceeds 80%, Centennial College’s Graphic Design program will prepare you for a multi-disciplinary design career. Facilitated at the Story Arts Centre, Centennial College’s School of Communications, Media and Design - you will learn by working hands-on in an intimate studio environment, rather than sitting passively in large lecture halls. With small class sizes you will have lots of opportunities to work one-on-one with your professors.

    Website: www.centennialcollege.ca


    Contact: Lisa Rebnord, Coordinator

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  • Conestoga College

    Kitchener, Ontario
    3 Year Graphic Design Diploma or 4 Year Bachelor of Design
    From their website: The Graphic Design advanced diploma program has an exceptional reputation for graduating talented designers and is recognized as one of the top design programs in the province. Industry professionals consistently acknowledge the excellence of Conestoga's graphic design students for their creative and practical design skills. Many students win regional, national, and international awards for their design work including RGD regional awards and category awards, ADCC, Applied Arts, Print, HOW, and many others.

    The Bachelor of Design is a four-year degree in graphic design with a complement of courses in entrepreneurship, marketing, and management. The program will ensure graduates have both the creative and visual acuity, and the knowledge of business strategy, that are necessary to create design solutions for current market needs.

    Conestoga's graphic design students are prepared to assume junior-level positions and related responsibilities in the graphic design industry. They will use their knowledge of design industry trends to plan and create purposeful visual communications, in collaboration with colleagues, supervisors, art or creative directors, project managers, and clients.


    Phone: 519.748.5220
    Website: www.conestogac.on.ca

    4-year Bachelor of Design

    Contact: Ryanne Spies RGD, Coodinator  

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    3-year Graphic Design Diploma

    Contact: Mike Powell, RGD, Interim Coordinator 
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  • Fanshawe College of Applied Arts & Technology

    3 Year Graphic Design Diploma

    1460 Oxford Street East, P.O. Box 7005
    London, ON  N5Y 5R6
    Phone: 519.452.4430

    Website: www.fanshawec.ca

    Contact:
    Program Coordinator: Fran Kassies
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  • 3 Year Graphic Design Diploma

    From their website: The School of Design at George Brown College is located in the heart of Canada's largest concentration of design businesses and in one of North America's four top centres for design. The City of Toronto's economic development division has identified design and innovation as being one of the key drivers in the city's evolution towards a knowledge economy.


    The School of Design reflects this context by developing programs and projects that foster excellence in design thinking, design culture and design business.
     

    Phone: 416.415.5000
    Website: www.gbrownc.on.ca

    Contact: Judith Gregory RGD, Coordinator

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  • Georgian College

    Barrie, ON

    3 Year Graphic Design Diploma

    From their website: The 3-year Graphic Design program involves interdisciplinary, problem-solving activities which combine visual sensitivity with skill and knowledge in the area of communications, technology and business.


    These professions specialize in the structuring of visual information to aid communication and orientation in both print and web based format. The depth and breadth of instruction in design and technology is reflected in the portfolio developed in the 3-year program, enabling graduates to play more creative and independent roles in the workplace.

    Phone: 705.728.1968

    Website: www.georgianc.on.ca

    Contact: Janice Kaufmann, Coordinator

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  • Loyalist College

    Belleville, Ontario

    3 Year Graphic Design Diploma

    From our website: Our innovative graphic design program will help you develop your design thinking, cutting edge industry skills and entrepreneurial potential. Use your creativity to land that amazing job in print, packaging, web design, motion graphics, environmental graphics, branding and more.


    Phone: 613.969.1913 x 2690

    Website: www.Loyalistc.on.ca

    Contact: Lisa De Angelis RGD, Coordinator

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  • Sault College

    Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

    3 Year Graphic Design Diploma
    From their website: Design training deals with creative problem solving and Sault College`s Graphic Design Program will provide you with the theoretical and technical training, to give you the tools to develop innovative and creative visual communications in a vast array of technology and media. Our program will provide you with a learning environment, where your creative limits will be pushed by professional designers in a classroom loaded with current and relevant technology of a modern studio setting.

    Phone: 705.759.6774
    Website: www.saultc.on.ca

    Contact: Jessica Glemnitz RGD

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  • Niagara College

    Welland, Ontario

    300 Woodlawn Road
    Welland, Ontario  L3C 7L3
    Phone: 905-735-2211 x 7611


    Website: www.niagaracollege.ca

    3 Year Graphic Design Diploma
    Contact: Gregory Smith, Coordinator
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  • Sheridan College

    Oakville, Ontario

    Joint 4 Year Honours Bachelor of Design with York University
    From their website: Sheridan’s Bachelor of Design (Honours) program is a unique four-year university degree offered jointly with York University in Toronto, Ontario. We're recognized throughout North America and beyond for a rigorous, innovative design curriculum that maintains the highest academic and professional standards of excellence. The program emphasizes creativity, critical and strategic thinking within two multidisciplinary college and university environments. We're committed to educating and inspiring future design leaders by synthesizing the social, cognitive and technological aspects of design practice to prepare students for work as professionals and/or for graduate study.

    Phone: 905.845.9430
    Website: www.sheridanc.on.ca

    Contact: Angela Iarocci, Coordinator

    Email: angela.iarocci@sheridancollege.ca

  • St. Lawrence College

    Kingston, Ontario

    3 Year Graphic Design Diploma
    From their website: For over forty years, our acclaimed program has trained highly skilled, creative individuals for the  growing profession of Graphic Design. This three-year advanced diploma program prepares graduates for direct entry into dynamic and rewarding work environments including design studios, ad agencies, interactive web and game design studios, publishing houses, marketing firms, and film & television production studios to name a few.

    By working directly with clients throughout their final year of study, students develop their knowledge base with real-world challenges. Our students excel in creative problem-solving and the development of software skills demanded by the design profession and growing creative economy.


    Phone: 613.544.5400
    Website: www.stlawrencecollege.ca

    Contact: Erin Boyce RGD, Coordinator

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  • University of the Fraser Valley

    Mission, British Columbia

    2 Year Graphic & Digital Design Diploma

    UFV offers a 2-year Graphic and Digital Design diploma (GDD). GDD students develop a solid foundation in communication design, brand identity, interactive design, and dynamic media. We emphasize problem solving with coursework that embraces real-world projects, issues, and contexts. Students create solutions by applying strategic processes, visual language, design thinking, and skills using the most current industry-standard digital tools in GDD’s networked studios and labs.

     

    Phone: 1 888 504 7441

    Website: http://www.ufv.ca/

     

    Contact: Karin Jager, MEd CGD Department Head

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  • 4 Year Graphic Design Degree

    From their website: The BA Major in Graphic Design is intended for students who wish to pursue a professional career in the creative discipline of digital and print Graphic Design. Students work in new media and web design, packaging, illustration, animation, production and prepress, advertising, marketing communications design, art and creative direction, corporate identity, broadcast design, corporate communications, information design, editorial design, education, environmental and exhibit design, signage, and related occupations.


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    Phone: 250.740.6410

    Website: www.viu.ca

    Contact: Ellen McClusky, Professor

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  • York University

    Toronto, Ontario

    Joint 4 Year Honours Bachelor of Design with Sheridan College

    This is the first and largest program in Ontario that offers the Bachelor of Design Honours degree, a four-year University degree delivered jointly by two leading institutions for design education in Canada: York University's Department of Design and Sheridan College.
     

    For well over a decade, the program has thrived in the context of a rich multi-disciplined experience within the university environment. We are recognized throughout North America for maintaining academic and professional standards of excellence. Our students demonstrate their talents and dedication by consistently receiving recognition in regional, national and international competitions, and with private and government agencies in Canada, USA and Europe. Our alumni reflect the excellence of the program through their placements into top design firms and agencies worldwide, national and international graduate study programs and their high rate of entrepreneurship. 

    Phone: 416.736.2100
    Website: www.design.yorku.ca

    Contact: Angela Norwood RGD, Chair, Department of Design

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