Spring and Summer 2023 Courses at OCAD U School of Continuing Studies

On-site and online spring and summer courses are open for registration.

Micro-credentials this spring and summer:

Beyond GLAM Land Acknowledgments: Activating Decolonization and Indigenization in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums
This micro-credential critically examines the work of the galleries, libraires, archives, and museums (GLAM) with a view to make space for new ways of being through practical and theoretical discussions of how to apply decolonizing and Indigenizing actions to these spaces. Starts online May 17.

Developing Effective Government Relations and Advocacy Strategies for Canadian Arts Organizations
This micro-credential was developed in collaboration and offered in partnership with the Cultural Policy Hub at OCAD University and PAA Advisory | Conseils, a national public affairs and strategic communications firm. It’s designed for arts managers to gain the knowledge and skills required to build comprehensive government relations strategies to advocate for their organizations and the creative sector. Starts online June 29.

Choose from over 70 courses and micro-credentials, including:

  • Art and Craft Fair Success: How to Sell Your Creative Work
  • Becoming a Content Creator: Advanced Social Media Marketing
  • Collecting Contemporary Art
  • Feminist Art Workshop
  • Intellectual Property Law and IP Strategy for Creative Entrepreneurs
  • Professional Practice for Emerging Artists and Designers
  • Screen Printing Studio
  • Screenwriting
  • Social Media, Democracy and International Human Rights Mobilization
  • Type and Image Studio
  • Upcycle Fashion Studio
  • User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Design
  • Whiteness Without White Supremacy: A Generative Creative Workshop

Many of our micro-credentials are eligible for OSAP, visit eCampus Ontario for more information.

SCS Creative Professionals Network
This spring we are launching the SCS Creative Professionals Network, a membership group for OCAD U School of Continuing Studies certificate holders. Tap into benefits including, discounts, invites to special art openings and events, access to an online membership page, with additional resources and ways to connect with fellow members, and much more. Check out our certificates today!

50% Off Adobe CC Licence
When you enrol in a course with the School of Continuing Studies, we are offering a 6-month Adobe Creative 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! Spring Adobe courses are now open in After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop.

by Jessica Campbell

Student Profile: Jessica Campbell
Jessica Campbell is a School of Continuing Studies certificate holder. She has completed the Art and Design Professional Skills Certificate and is now working on the Graphic Design and Visual Communication Skills Certificate. She also participated in the ArtWorksTO program. Jessica is a multimedia artist based in Toronto who uses digital mediums such as illustration, graphic design, and painting to express themes of wonder, optimism, and representations for people of colour. Currently she is thinking about what representation and authenticity looks like in Queer and IBPOC spaces and how that translates into visual art. To learn more about Jessica, visit our website.


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