The online home of the Graphic Design Program at Cambrian College, in Sudbury Ontario. (Please note: This is not the Official Cambrian College Graphic Design program page. This domain is run by the Graphic Design Faculty at Cambrian College, to showcase/archive student exhibitions and teach students how to code. For the official program website, go here).
Why studying Graphic Design at Cambrian is a great idea...
We have a long tradition of graduating top notch professionals.
In fact, our program is one of the oldest in the province, graduating graphic designers since 1973.
2. Become Industry Ready
We train students on the very latest hardware and software in the industry.
We teach on high-end iMacs, running Mac OSX, and Creative Cloud.
3. Professional Studios
Our studio facilities are second to none... anywhere.
Our program offers students multiple labs & studios, a full art and painting studio with natural skylights, a professional photostudio with boom lighting, risograph printer & print production equipment, and a complete printmaking studio with etching, lithography and silk-screening presses.
4. Practising Faculty
Our design faculty are all accredited practising professionals in their chosen fields.
Students learn real world scenarios from professional graphic designers, photographers, artists, and illustrators... all with current portfolios and extensive experience.
5. Work Placement
Our students participate in an excellent work placement program.
Students in 5th semester complete a 5-week work placement at a studio of their choosing. In recent years, our students have completed placements at cutting edge firms in Toronto, Chicago, Amsterdam, Mauritius, Ottawa, Victoria and other major design hubs.
6. Alumni Network
Our students are a part of a closely knit alumni network.
Regardless of year of graduation, Cambrian Graphic Design Alumni often end up working together on various projects. A few times a year, we invite Students and Alumni together to network and get to know each other. Our Alumni list contains designers working in Sydney, Berlin, New York City, Boston, Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto, San Francisco, Mumbai, Shanghai and many other major cities.
7. We Teach Code
Our web design courses give you the skills that you need in the future.
Unlike many other design programs, our program not only teaches how to design for the web, but more importantly, how design is developed online.
8. Student RGD
Our students are part of a professional network... from day one.
All of our students are automatically registered student members of RGD (Registerested Graphic Designers of Ontario). All students attend the renowned design conferenece, Design Thinkers; and third year students participate in the RGD Portfolio Review Day. As well, our students maintain membership in the Sudbury Design Society, where they participate in professional seminars, studio tours and events.