Founded in 1925, Emily Carr University of Art + Design is one of the oldest post-secondary institutions in British Columbia and the only one that is dedicated solely to professional education and learning in the arts, media and design. One of the University's roles is to act as an advocate for the arts and reinforce the need for public support.
We believe that education and research in the creative fields is vital for the cultural and economic growth of local and global communities, and encompasses a range of methods including critical and creative inquiry, artistic creation and making, partnership and exhibition. We respect and value diversity, and enhance bridging and accessibility via our aboriginal, international, financial, internal, and external capacity building.
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Incredible community and built a lot of exceptional relationships with colleagues and faculty, however the depth of the program I took I felt was lacking.
The overall experience was enriching academically but also in terms of living experience as an artist in making. The first few years was hard since there was a great culture shock that I had to undergo through. However, with help of my mentors, teachers and classmates, I was able to evolve in my growth as an individual and as an art student. What also really helped was the...
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