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Explore the diverse curriculum of Visual College of Art and Design and choose a creative career path that allows you to realize your dreams.

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VCAD is known for providing a well-rounded arts education in an environment that emphasizes creativity and individuality, preparing students for a new and rewarding career in art and design.

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Get Inspired at VCAD

At VCAD, we offer you the flexibility to choose from virtual classes that you can attend from anywhere in Canada or embark on a journey to success at one of our premier campus locations in Calgary and Vancouver.

  • 3D Modeling Animation Art and Design
    3D Modeling Animation Art and Design

    Train for a career in 3D animation and design. Study the fundamentals of digital animation, modelling, and storytelling.

  • Architecture Design and Technology
    Architecture Design and Technology

    VCAD’s Architecture Design & Technology program will help you turn your creative aesthetic into a career.

  • Fashion Design - Specialization in Marketing
    Fashion Design - Specialization in Marketing

    Explore your inner fashion expert and turn your love of style and business into a rewarding career with this Specialization diploma.

  • Game Development and Design
    Game Development and Design

    Learn how to make video games for a living. Train at VCAD and transform your passion into a lifelong career.

  • Graphic Design
    Graphic Design

    The courses that you take in our Graphic Design program will give you the knowledge and skills to launch your creative career.

  • Interior Design
    Interior Design

    VCAD’s Interior Design program provides industry-relevant training that will prepare you for this highly rewarding profession

  • Interior Design with Co-op
    Interior Design with Co-op

    VCAD’s Interior Design program provides industry-relevant training that will prepare you for this highly rewarding profession.

  • Marketing and Merchandising for Fashion - Marketing Specialization
    Marketing and Merchandising for Fashion - Marketing Specialization

    Combine your joint passions for fashion and marketing! The global fashion industry relies on marketing and merchandising professionals.

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VCAD partners with leading institutions to empower graduates into pursuing a Bachelor's degree.

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Where our grads work

View our student portfolios and see what kind of jobs our grads and students have landed with their talents and skills.

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Grad Spotlight

Ryan
Wilkinson

Graphic Design

Ryan is a creative powerhouse who always introduces a refreshing take to his creative work. Now working for Lululemon as a full-time Graphic Designer, he continues to push the boundaries of his creatives in brand identity, and packaging design.

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PORTFOLIOS

Jaz Rai Fashion Design
Mariia Vylushchak 3D Modeling Animation Art and Design
Andrew Bacatan Game Development and Design
Curtis Bader Architecture Design and Technology
Brittany Kindred Interior Design
Jasmine Hall Graphic Design

Testimonials

Sabrina Laprise

If it wasn't for VCAD I don't think I would be where I am today. I've had some amazing opportunities, I've met some wonderful people - amazing connections, and I'll be forever grateful.

Fashion Design
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    Ewa Wawryszuk

    Graphic Design

    Ewa Wawryszuk

    The most important thing that I learned at VCAD was how to use software - graphic design software.

    Graphic Design
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    Luc Kwan

    Interior Design

    Luc Kwan

    What drew me to the interior design program was that it was a creative industry and also that it's business oriented.

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    Luke Johnston

    Game Development and Design

    Luke Johnston

    I chose VCAD because of all the options and programs that they offered, and I wanted to succeed and through not just my classes but also making like really cool things that I'm proud of.

    Game Development and Design

ABOUT OUR INSTRUCTORS

Learn from industry leaders & celebrity instructors.

At VCAD, our instructors are industry leaders and celebrities in their respective fields, working for and having experience in today's top companies. These expert instructors provide valuable industry insight on top of teaching fundamentals, technical skills and best practices. Ensuring you receive the best, most up-to-date, and innovative course material to be successful in your career.

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Virtual Open House

Are you curious about your first step in pursuing a career in art and design? We are thrilled to invite you to VCAD's Virtual Open House on...

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