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Do what you love and love what you do. If you are looking for a career that allows you to use your imagination, creativity and talents, VCAD can help you get there.

About Visual College of Art and Design

Visual College of Art and Design (VCAD) is an art and design school in Vancouver that has taught artists and imaginative people to follow their creative passions for more than 35 years. This art school provides a well-rounded education in fields such as fashion design, marketing and merchandizing for fashion, graphic design, interior design, web design and 3D modeling animation art and design.

Explore the career-focused curriculum offered at Visual College of Art and Design and choose a career path that suits you and enables you to achieve your dreams!

Art and Design Programs at VCAD


Why Choose VCAD

Nurturing Atmosphere

Students at VCAD's Art and Design School learn in an atmosphere that nurtures their imagination while building marketable skills needed to succeed in the creative world.

Experienced Professionals

Instructors who are professionals with years of industry experience teach all programs and the curriculum is designed with industry input to ensure that students graduate with skill sets employers demand.

Current, Relevant Program Content

VCAD maintains close ties with the fashion, graphic design and video gaming industries to understand current industry needs and to continually adapt the curriculum in keeping with industry needs

Up-to-date skills

Students receive focused and specialized training on the tools, techniques and technology used in the graphic design, fashion, interior design and effects and gaming industries.

Portfolio Development

Throughout their programs, students work on assembling a robust portfolio that to be used in pursuit of work after graduation.

Small Class Sizes

Small class sizes enhance learning as it allows for more interaction between you and your instructors.


VCAD Campus Location:

VCAD is conveniently located at 500 - 626 West Pender St. in Vancouver’s downtown core, near major bus routes and the Skytrain making it easy to commute to campus.

 
 
 
 

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