Meet with us and learn more about OCAD U

OCAD University is offering various admissions events this Fall, designed to support interested applicants both online and in-person. These events and sessions are designed to support those interested in OCAD U and those interested in exploring creative pathways.

Whether you're ready to apply or just starting to learn about OCAD U, we're here to support! Scroll down to explore the different ways we can connect with you:

  • Virtual Information sessions
  • Portfolio-based events & workshops
  • OCAD U on-campus events
  • High-school visits & fairs (virtual & in-person)

Whether you're ready to apply or just starting to learn about OCAD U, we're here to support! Scroll for our list of online info sessions: Meet with our students and staff to learn about applications, portfolios, funding, campus life, careers and more!

Meet for a One-to-One

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Connect with an OCAD U info expert to chat about programs, admissions, and more!

Transfer Options

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Have you previously attended a postsecondary institution? Join this session to learn more about the different transfer opportunities into OCAD University.

Meet a Student

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Join current undergraduate OCAD U students for an informal group hang to talk about what day to day life is like at OCAD University.

Learn More About OCAD U

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Tune into this webinar to learn more about what OCAD U has to offer.

Virtual Open House

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While our in-person event has passed, you can still join us virtually to chat with faculty, transfer sessions, alumni panels, funding chats and more!

Preparing a Portfolio

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Join this info-session to get tips and tricks on how to apply and how to build a strong portfolio.

Your portfolio is an important part of your application to OCAD U! That's why we've put together these portfolio-focused events to support you as you develop your collection of works. From guidelines to reviews to workshops, we can provide support at every stage of your portfolio development!

Portfolio Clinics

Various Dates: Dec 2022 to February 2023

“Portfolio Clinics” are workshops designed for learners between the ages of 15-19 interested in pursuing a creative pathway towards post-secondary education.

National Portfolio Day

Fall 2022

National Portfolio Days are virtual and in-person portfolio review events where you can receive creative feedback from multiple creative institutions.

AICAD Portfolio Reviews

Fall 2022

Sign up for an informal portfolio review through the online Slideroom platform. Get feedback from OCAD U and other creative universities.

Preparing a Portfolio Info Sessions

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Join this info-session to get tips and tricks on how to apply and how to build a strong portfolio.

Summer Workshops

Summer 2023

OCAD University’s Summer Workshops are week-long studio experiences dedicated to emerging artists and designers ages 15 to 19 who are considering post-secondary education in a creative industry or field.

Come visit OCAD University and explore the campus in person!

Campus Tours

Winter 2023

Explore the OCAD U campus with a guided tour from current students!

Look Inside: Open House 2022

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Learn more about our programs and services from OCAD U staff, faculty and students all about our programs, campus life, and services!

Can’t make it to campus? OCAD U may be coming to you! This Fall, we'll have representatives present at various in-person events all over the world.

On the Road

Fall 2022

OCAD U recruitment officers will be attending local and international university fairs, as well as in-person and online portfolio events. Check our visit schedule to see where we'll be this Fall!

High-School Visits

Virtual & In-Person

Meet with an OCAD U representative and hear more about our university! Counsellors can request an in-person or virtual visit here.

Students walking into OCAD U's main campus

Explore OCAD U Campus

Ways to Connect
  • Virtual Information Sessions
  • Portfolio-Based Events & Workshops
  • OCAD U On-Campus Events
  • In Your Community (Visits & Fairs)