Organization: Ontario College of Art & Design

OCAD receives university status

The Ontario College of Art & Design has become OCAD University. The status change officially recognizes the role of the institution’s chancellor, modifies the power of the board of governors and creates an academic senate. University status caps the 134-year-old institution’s evolution from an elite arts school formed by Canada’s leading painters to a full-fledged…

Feasibility study launched for mobile content industry

The Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD) has receive $87,500 in seed funding to conduct a feasibility study for a proposed Mobile Experience Innovation Centre (MEIC). The MEIC is an R&D collaboration between academic research institutions and large and small companies to analyze and begin gathering capacity for research, commercialization and strategic foresight for…