Fall 2022 courses now open for registration at OCAD U School of Continuing Studies

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On-site and online fall courses are open for registration.

Illustration by Charissa Olano

Career Talks in Art and Design
OCAD U School of Continuing Studies presents, Career Talks in Art and Design, a free online speaker series by instructors exploring careers in the creative industries. Learn more about the Film and TV Industry in Ontario, UX Design, and Design Thinking. You can join in the conversation with live Q+A’s and discussion boards, connect with other peers and your speakers, and read more about each industry. The first talk starts Sept 22. Sign up today!

Looking to further your career? Stackable skills for the changing creative job market. Our micro-credentials provide the flexibility to customize your learning experience and to develop specific skills and core competencies. Earn your digital badge with micro-credentials that stack into our certificate programs.

New Micro-Credentials:

  • Becoming a Content Creator: Advanced Social Media Marketing for Creative Entrepreneurs Micro-Credential
  • Beyond GLAM Land Acknowledgments: Activating Decolonization and Indigenization in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums Micro-Credential
  • Museum Leadership Strategies for Ethical and Meaningful Community Engagement Micro-Credential
  • Navigating Production with the Film and Television Industry in Ontario Micro-Credential
  • User Testing + Launch for Human-Centred Design Micro-Credential

New Certificate: Intellectual Property (IP) Law for Creative Entrepreneurs
Understand your legal rights and learn how to protect your IP in this new certificate program developed by IP lawyers and designed for creative professionals. Courses explore IP law strategy, copyright, industrial design, graphic design, trademarks, and Indigenous Knowledge. Introduction to Intellectual Property Law and IP Strategy for Creative Entrepreneurs starts online Sept 21.

Choose from over 60 courses, including:

  • Accounting for Creative Professionals
    online starts Oct 17
  • Character Design Studio
    online starts Sept 20
  • Hand-Sewing Skills Studio
    online starts Oct 26
  • Intro to Autodesk Fusion 360
    on-site starts Oct 15; online starts Jan 17
  • Intro to Design Thinking
    online starts July 28 and Sept 13; on-site starts Nov 2
  • Intro to Digital Photography
    on-site starts Sept 20 and Jan 14; online starts Nov 8
  • Intro to Project Management for Creative Entrepreneurs
    online starts Sept 28
  • Intro to User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Design
    online starts Sept 21; on-site starts Nov 1

Visit our website for a full list of courses.

Heather Gentleman

Teaching Award: Heather Gentleman
We are pleased to announce that our painting and drawing instructor, Heather Gentleman is the recipient of the 2021-2022 OCAD U Teaching Award, which recognizes outstanding instructors at the School of Continuing Studies. Heather teaches Drawing Skills Studio 1 and 2, Watercolour Painting Studio, Painting the Figure, and Intermediate Painting Studio: Portraiture.

“Heather Gentleman was engaging, enthusiastic, adaptable, creative, and dedicated – she was super and although I was more advanced, she made every effort to make sure I was challenged. I loved the class and learned a lot. I am eager to take another class with her.” – student comment, teaching award nominations (from Drawing Skills Studio 1, Winter 2022)

New Offer Coming Soon: 50% Off Adobe Cloud Licence
Coming soon, when you enrol in a course with the School of Continuing Studies, we will be offering a 6-month Adobe Cloud Licence at 50% off. That’s only $36 per month. Simply add Adobe CC to your cart when you register for a course and start creating! This offer is expected to launch shortly, please check for an announcement on our website. Fall Adobe courses are now open in After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, and Photoshop.


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