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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 Animation Programs

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

  • Architectural Design Technology
    Architecture Technology Programs

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

  • Fashion Design
    Fashion Design Programs

    Train to be a fashion designer. VCAD’s fashion courses will help you turn your personal style and fashion know-how into a full-time career.

  • Game Development and Design
    Gaming Programs

    Learn how to work in game development and computer animation for a living. Train at VCAD and transform your passion into a lifelong career.

  • Graphic Design
    Graphic Design Programs

    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 Programs

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

  • Marketing and Merchandising for Fashion
    Marketing and Merchandising programs

    The global fashion industry relies on marketing and merchandising professionals who have an eye for style and a brain for business.

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Program Pathways

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 Modelling 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.

Events & News

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VCAD Vancouver Graduate Exhibition Summer 2024

Have you ever pondered the heights to which your creativity could take you? If you have and would like to find the answers – be sure...

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Shape the Skyline: VCAD's Architectural Design Technology Program Gets a Major Upgrade!
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Master Your Craft, Build Your Brand: VCAD's Revamped Fashion Design Program