Established in 1925, Emily Carr University of Art + Design is the only public university in British Columbia solely devoted to education, learning and research in art, design, and media. The university places students at the centre of a vibrant, interdisciplinary environment.
Alumni and faculty are internationally recognized as award-winning creators and thought leaders who have enormous impact on both the cultural sector and economy.
Critical theory and studio practice merge with community engagement, research, and exhibition to deliver dynamic undergraduate and graduate level degrees, certificates, and lifelong learning opportunities.
We engage students, industry, and society to continuously explore and think differently about creativity and how it shapes our world. Emily Carr has just opened the doors to a new state-of-the art campus for 21st century learning at Great Northern Way. The University will be at the centre of a new social, cultural, educational, and economic engine for British Columbia.
Recognized as one of Canada’s most research-intensive art and design universities, Emily Carr is strategically focused to empower students with a transformative learning environment and a competitive edge in the knowledge and creative economies. Faculty and alumni are internationally recognized, award-winning creators and thought leaders, with 92 percent of graduates contributing to the cultural and creative sectors through their professions – whether as entrepreneurs or within a wide array of leading industries and non-profits.