- Nipissing University
Nipissing University is where it’s at! Set in a picture-perfect landscape we foster a tightly knit community and are known for our small class sizes, first-rate accessible professors, personalized experience and some of the best residences in the country.
- Algoma University
Established in 1965, Algoma University has undergone many changes since the early days when the then Algoma College first began offering courses out of a few portables on the campus of what is now Sault College.
- Mount Sain Vincent University
Mount Saint Vincent University (the Mount) is committed to being a model of creative teaching and research that nurtures socially responsible global citizens. With a unique blend of passion and individuality, the Mount is a university with unparalleled social impact at home, across the country and around the world. The Mount is located just minutes from downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia and is recognized for its small class sizes and personalized approach to learning. A diverse mix of 4,000 women and men from across Canada and more than 50 countries take advantage of the Mount’s programs and unique sense of community through on-campus classes and distance learning opportunities.
- University of Prince Edward Island
Located on 140 acres in Charlottetown, the birthplace of Confederation, the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) has a rich history with roots in two founding institutions: Prince of Wales College (est. 1834) and St. Dunstan’s University (est. 1855). UPEI honours this proud legacy through a growing reputation for research innovation and academic excellence.
- Acadia University
Acadia University is a predominantly undergraduate university located in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada with some graduate programs at the master’s level and one at the doctoral level. The enabling legislation consists of Acadia University Act and the Amended Acadia University Act 2000. The Wolfville Campus houses Acadia University Archives and the Acadia University Art Gallery. Acadia offers over 200 degree combinations in the Faculties of Arts, Pure and Applied Science, Professional Studies, and Theology. The student-faculty ratio is 15:1 and the average class size is 28.
As a primarily undergraduate institution, the university places significant importance on teaching and instruction.
The mission of Acadia University is to provide a personalized and rigorous liberal education; promote a robust and respectful scholarly community; and inspire a diversity of students to become critical thinkers, lifelong learners, engaged citizens, and responsible global leaders.
Acadia University is consistently ranked among the top universities in Canada for undergraduate studies in the Maclean’s comprehensive Canadian Universities rankings, coming second in Canada for the 2014 academic year and among the top five for the past decade. This has been attributed to Acadia’s small class size and close relationships between the faculty and the students.
Acadia is organized into four faculties: Arts, Pure & Applied Science, Professional Studies and Theology. Each faculty is further divided into departments and schools specialized in areas of teaching and research.
- Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (commonly abbreviated to KPU) is a public degree-granting undergraduate polytechnic university in British Columbia with campuses located in Surrey, Richmond, Cloverdale, and Langley. KPU is one of the largest institutions by enrollment in British Columbia with a total of 20,000 students and 1,600 faculty members across its four locations encompassing the Metro Vancouver district. KPU operates as the only English-language polytechnic university in Canada (Montréal’s Polytechnique School offering programs in French) and provides undergraduate and vocational education including bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates, apprenticeships and citations in more than 200 diverse programs. The school operates largely as an undergraduate polytechnic university but also functions as a vocational and technical school, offering apprenticeships for the skilled trades and diplomas in vocational education for skilled technicians and workers in support roles in professions such as engineering, accountancy, business administration, nursing, medicine, architecture, and law.
The Globe and Mail Canadian University Report ranked KPU among the top post-secondary institution relative to enrollment across Canada, earning numerous grades in the “A to B Range” in categories such as quality of teaching and learning, career preparation, student satisfaction and information technology. Published in Maclean’s magazine, the National Survey of Student Engagement also listed KPU among the top Canadian institutions relative to student participation, educational practices, and quality of education.
- Emily Carr University of Art and Design
Emily Carr University of Art and Design (formerly the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design) is a public post-secondary art school located on Granville Island in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Established in 1925 as the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts, it was named after the Canadian artist Emily Carr in 1978.
Emily Carr offers undergraduate degrees in visual arts, media arts and design. The Master of Applied Arts degree focuses on the specialized skills and knowledge needed to link art, design and media to industry and professional practice.
Emily Carr has an articulation agreement with Vancouver Island School of Art.
Emily Carr specializes in sustainable design, photography, new media, visual arts, media, interactive media, animation, industrial design, product design, ceramics, sculpture, communication design, Illustration and fine arts.
The president of the institute is Dr. Ron Burnett who has been in the position for 14 years.
Degree programs include:
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation, Film/Video, Illustration, Visual Arts, General Fine Arts, or Photography
Bachelor of Design in Communication Design, Interaction Design or Industrial Design
Bachelor of Media Arts
Masters of Applied Arts in Visual Arts, Design and Media Arts
Emily Carr University has launched Intersections Digital Studios, a research facility. Students and faculty have access to equipment such as a motion capture studio for research in animation, ergonomics and interactive entertainment, a CNC machine for cutting prototypes in new shapes and forms, thermal printers, spatial, full-body and flatbed scanners for work in 2D and 3D, a Bailey kiln for proto-typing in ceramics and industrial design, digital HD video cameras, and an Apple Xserve server system for high speed rendering, as well as the more traditional resources available at the University.
In November 2009, Emily Carr University teamed up with Lucasfilm spinoff, Kerner Studios, to announce the establishment of a stereoscopic 3-D research studio.
Information technology includes e-mail and web access, online registration, library computer workstations, word processing, curriculum labs, digital editing suites, digital prototyping equipment and a completely wireless campus. Smart classrooms are being introduced across the campus. The school’s gigabit LAN is connecting to CA*4net.
Buildings and features
The library in the South Building
The Emily Carr University main campus is located on Granville Island in Vancouver, separated from the downtown peninsula by False Creek. It is composed of the South building and the North building, the latter of which was once a flour processing factory. The South building, designed by Patkau Architects, was completed in 1995.
The university has expanded its campus with studio facilities on West 3rd Ave and at the Great Northern Way Campus, an educational consortium operated in conjunction with BCIT, the University of British Columbia, and Simon Fraser University on 22 acres (8.90 ha) of downtown land donated to the educational institutions by the Finning Corporation.
There is a student union, and a small radio station, Radio Free Emily. Radio Free Emily can be found at frequency 89.3, but the station’s weak signal strength makes it only possible to listen to it on or near Granville Island. The station has now been put online.
- Niagara College
Since opening our doors in 1967 in Welland and expanding into other parts of the Niagara region, we have grown to become a leader in applied education and training, and we’re consistently ranked among Ontario’s top colleges for student satisfaction. At Niagara College, more than 9,000 full-time students study in OVER 100 diploma, graduate certificate, apprenticeship and Bachelor’s Degree programs. We also welcome more than 15,000 Continuing Education registrants each year, who study in 600+ credit, vocational and general interest programs.
- St. Lawrence College
With our continued focus on student success and academic excellence, St. Lawrence College has experienced strong enrollment growth, with the student population nearly doubling in the last decade. The College has also consistently ranked among the top three colleges in Ontario for graduate employment and employer satisfaction with our graduates (For more about our KPI’s. We are with our students during every step of their college experience, offering a multitude of services to ensure they are successful, including peer tutoring, counselling and accessibility services, support through Student Success Facilitators and the Math and Writing Centre, as well as services for Aboriginal and First Generation students.
- Toronto Film School
Toronto Film School offers on-campus and online diploma programs, designed to fast track you for a career in entertainment, fashion, design, or video games. In an inspiring and high-energy environment, you’ll be mentored by practicing industry professionals and collaborate with peers across creative programs. You’ll gain real-world industry experience, playing multiple roles, working in cross-industry teams and building meaningful professional connections. You’ll learn by doing and transform your creativity into practical skills through hands-on, industry-based portfolio projects that showcase your work to future employers. At TFS, you’ll experience one of the world’s most unique educational communities with instructors and peers who share your passion.
- Vancouver Film School
Vancouver Film School (VFS)is a private entertainment arts school located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 1987, it has achieved international recognition. The Vancouver Film School has campus locations around Downtown Vancouver and comprises six buildings. As part of the school’s 20th anniversary in 2007, in August 2006 one million dollars was set aside in scholarships for new students. In March, 2008, Vancouver Film School and YouTube launched a competition for three full-tuition scholarships for the creators of the three videos submitted and voted as favorites by the YouTube community.
VFS offers one-year, hands-on production programs, including Film Production, 3D Animation & Visual Effects, Classical Animation, acting for Film & Television, Digital Design, Entertainment Business Management, Foundation Visual Art & Design, Game Design, Makeup Design for Film & Television, Sound Design for Visual Media, and Writing for Film & Television. The school also runs a four-month Acting Essentials course and a 6-month Digital Character Animation program.
Michael S. Baser, Head of Writing for Film & Television – writer/producer whose credits include Good Times, Three’s Company, The Jeffersons, and Maude (TV series).
Mark Busse, Instructor – Founder & Managing Director of Industrial Brand, Founder & Host of CreativeMornings in Vancouver, author of “Design School Didn’t Tell You…” column in Design Edge Magazine.
Stan Edmonds, Head of Makeup Design for Film & Television – Key Makeup Artist on The Butterfly Effect, Get Carter, and Scary Movie, and Makeup Department Head on I, Robot.
Marv Newland, Instructor – Animator of the 1969 short Bambi Meets Godzilla.
- District School Board of Niagara
At theDistrict School Board of Niagara, we value relationships, respect and responsibility. It is these core values that guide us as we work with our partners and develop innovative new programs and supports to meet the needs of today’s youth.