Emily Carr University of Art + Design

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    Emily Carr student (Design) and the creative process
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    Emily Carr University of Art + Design is located on beautiiful Granville Island in downtown Vancouver, BC
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    Industrial Design lesson
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    Students on first day of the Summer Institute for Teens, a four-week intensive in July.
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Established in 1925, and based in Vancouver, BC, Emily Carr University of Art + Design one of Canada’s premier, post-secondary universities specializing in undergraduate and graduate art and design education and research.

Over the last 86 years, the University has had an enormous influence on the development and growth of the arts and design in Canada and internationally. Our alumni and faculty are among the most influential and important artists, designers, media practitioners and scholars working in their respective fields.

Emily Carr encourages the development of new and innovative ways of thinking and creating within a university-based curriculum. At the same time, the University encourages students to prepare themselves for life after school. Curriculum is flexible, personal, multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and based on the learning needs of students. The University also boasts some of the most sophisticated online courses in Canada. Students have the opportunity to apply for co-op credits, internships and an exchange program during their course of study.

Emily Carr hosts a dynamic Continuing Studies department, offering a variety of courses, workshops and certificate programs, including preparatory courses for teens.