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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Visual and Creative Arts – Advanced

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

(Oakville)

Define yourself as an artist and launch your career in art and design.

Program Overview

Build a broad base of artistic techniques in a studio setting

Our faculty of professional artists will help you hone your artistic voice and build a mature body of work. Get rigorous in-studio training in 2D and 3D design, observational and life drawing*, colour theory and painting and more. (*Note: You'll be required, as part of the curriculum, to study life drawing and painting. This regularly includes drawing the nude figure and the study of human anatomy.)

Develop advanced skills and knowledge with specialty arts electives

You’ll choose specialty electives to build on your existing toolset, learning advanced techniques, new disciplines and intermediate theory. With a broader base of experience and specialized knowledge, you’ll increase your marketable skills. Electives you can choose from include courses in 2D design and graphic communication, 3D design, sculpture and fabrication, drawing and painting.

Learn how to go into business as a professional artist, designer or entrepreneur

Our exclusive third-year Professional Practice course will teach you how to turn your artistic practice into a viable career or start your own business. You’ll meet guest professionals and learn how to apply for artist residencies, grants, exhibitions, design competitions and more. You’ll also build a portfolio of work and learn how to market yourself and promote your art on social media.

Benefit from Sheridan’s world-renowned art reputation and culture

Sheridan is one of the best arts schools in Canada, and we’re known globally for our illustration and animation programs. You’ll be immersed in our one-of-a-kind creative community and produce your work in world-class facilities. Our Trafalgar campus is located between two major art hubs — Toronto and Hamilton — so you’ll have access to plenty of culture without the cost of living in the big city.

Further your studies or begin your career

Many students who complete the Visual and Creative Arts advanced diploma program go on to further study in a degree program of their preference.

Some students gain entry-level employment in jobs that require visual art and design skills, as fine artists, freelance designers, and in community arts groups.

View the work of our graduates: Visual and Creative Arts Graduate Exhibition

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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

Courses subject to change.

Current students should refer to their ⁠Academic Requirements in myStudentCentre to track their academic progress and outstanding course requirements.

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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:

  • One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U)

or

Mature student status.

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of their previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses).

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program may be advised individually regarding other related programs.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.

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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Career Opportunities

Visual arts professionals are often self-employed. This program helps prepare graduates with marketable skills and critical thinking abilities to open their own studios or businesses. Other students apply to our Bachelor’s degree programs, such as Art and Art History, Animation and Illustration.

Graduates have also found employment in areas such as:

  • Graphic art and design
  • Illustration
  • Photographer's assistants
  • Public art projects
  • Digital prepress
  • Gallery operation
  • Signage
  • Entrepreneur

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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Degree Completion

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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Advanced Entry Challenge Exams

Get credit for what you know

Sheridan recognizes and appreciates that advanced learning doesn’t always require standard classroom instruction, and that opportunities to advance skills and learn new technologies are everywhere.

If you have significant knowledge and experience in programming, web development, database and/or networking, you may choose to complete Advanced Entry Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (AEPLAR) Challenge Exams for academic credit towards your Sheridan Computer Systems Technology advanced diploma.

How do Challenge Exams work?

AEPLAR Challenge Exams are administered by and through the Sheridan College Assessment Centre or through an approved Test Centre. There are fees to write each exam (an Assessment Centre fee and a Challenge Exam fee).

Your completed Challenge Exam(s) will be evaluated to determine whether you’re eligible for credit in one or more courses within the identified program streams.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and Advanced Standing credits are subject to Sheridan’s policies and procedures. Learn more about Sheridan’s Credit Transfer policies and procedures.

I have previous postsecondary education. Should I write a Challenge Exam?

No. Challenge Exams are designed for applicants with knowledge and experience gained outside of formal education. If you have previous postsecondary education, we encourage you to apply for Advanced Standing instead — you may be eligible to apply your previously earned credits towards your new program at Sheridan.

What subjects can I complete Challenge Exams for?

Challenge Exams for applicants to the Computer Systems Technology – Software Development and Network Engineering program are designed to test skills in specific knowledge streams within this program:

  • Programming – Introductory
  • Programming – .NET
  • Programming – Advanced Java
  • Networking
  • Web Development
  • Operating Systems
  • Databases
  • Software Design
  • Mobile App Development – Android
  • Mobile App Development – iOS
  • Game Development – UNITY
  • Wireless

You can also choose to complete Challenge Exams for specific individual courses within the Computer Systems Technology program.

Complete a free self-assessment test to help you determine whether Challenge Exams are a good option for you.

How do I apply to complete a Challenge Exam?

Step 1: Make sure you meet the program admission requirements

You must meet the program admission requirements to be eligible for admission and PLAR.

Step 2: Complete a free self-assessment

Complete a free self-assessment test for each knowledge stream you wish to challenge. This will help you determine whether your current skills will enable you to succeed in the Challenge Exam(s).

Step 3: Apply to Sheridan's Computer Systems Technology advanced diploma program

Apply to the Computer Systems Technology – Software Development and Network Engineering program.

To be eligible to complete Challenge Exams for this program, you must select "Advanced Entry" as the level of the program on your application.

Step 4: Follow the instructions to complete your Challenge Exam(s)

Once Sheridan receives your application, we’ll send you an email with instructions on how to register and pay for your Challenge Exam(s). Follow those instructions.

Once you’ve completed your Challenge Exam(s), subject matter experts in Sheridan’s Faculty of Applied Science and Technology will evaluate them within 10 business days. The Faculty will forward your results to the Office of the Registrar, and any approved credit transfers will be posted in your Credit Transfer centre. Exam feedback will not be provided.

Step 5: Accept your offer of admission and pay your program fees

If you receive an offer of admission to Sheridan, please follow the instructions to confirm your offer and pay your fees by the due dates indicated in order to reserve your spot in the program.

We wish you success in this process and look forward to seeing you at Sheridan!

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees shown here are for the 2023–2024 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

Fees For Canadian Students

Fees for Canadian students

$5,453.64
Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$19,212.64

Financial Aid & Awards

Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

International Entrance Scholarship

All new international students beginning their full-time postsecondary studies (ESL and programs with tuition reduction excluded) in Spring 2023, Fall 2023 or Winter 2024 semesters in Year 1 (Semester 1) will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $500 to $2,000.

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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Learning Outcomes

  • Produce a collection of work that represents attitudes, knowledge and skills which demonstrate an advanced level of competency in visual communications.
  • Apply an advanced level of knowledge, skills and appropriate methodology to resolve complex problems including time management, budgetary restrictions and specific client directives
  • Originate and develop innovative and original visual communications on time and within budget to meet the specific needs of the client.
  • Use a variety of advanced technologies to produce visual communications.
  • Effectively communicate ideas, objects and emotions to resolve complex problems.
  • Exhibit a breadth of knowledge in the origins and evolution of contemporary thinking and trends in design, art and technology.
  • Effectively integrate the advanced levels of knowledge, skills and attitudes acquired and apply professional studio practices to realize solutions to complex problems.
  • Resolve complex problems that demonstrate an advanced level of competency in the effects and psychology of colour.
  • Work in a professional manner, maintaining professional relationships and communicating effectively with co-workers, supervisors and others.
  • Produce a portfolio of work that reflects the ability to communicate effectively in visual form.
  • Solve complex problems related to the conceptual process involving organization, budget and time management.
  • Express artistic concepts through the manipulation of a variety of media (e.g. charcoal, paint).
  • Use a variety of technical equipment and computer software to enhance visual, written and verbal communication.
  • Communicate concepts, emotions and intent effectively in visual, verbal, written and virtual form, using appropriate terminology.
  • Analyze contemporary visual arts development and issues, as well as current trends in the market.
  • Observe guidelines and regulations with respect to health and safety applicable to the use of art materials and methodology.
  • Generate works of art and design that reflect an advanced level of knowledge and skill in the application of colour theory and the effects and psychology of colour.
  • Collaborate effectively with faculty and peers.
  • Explain historical and contemporary works of art from a critical perspective.
  • Conduct applied research that directs problem solving and informs the creative process.
  • Use a broad range of specialized equipment, and required toxic and hazardous materials following established safety principles and procedures.

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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3 years (6 semesters)

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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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3 years (6 semesters)

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Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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3 years (6 semesters)

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Trafalgar Road Campus

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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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Earn your Masters degree

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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Transfer Opportunities

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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Clinical Placements

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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Trafalgar Road Campus

1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Articulation Agreements

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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

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1430 Trafalgar Road,  Oakville


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Educational philosophy

Sheridan's Honours Bachelor of Interior Design curriculum and its delivery are designed to address current social issues pertinent to the design industry. This enables students to broaden their understanding of their place within the world.

Fundamental to the vision of the program is the balance of creative and conceptual thinking with the technical and business aspects of the profession. Courses follow a logical sequence with the degree of difficulty building vertically from first year to fourth year.

The various streams provide a range of design problems building in size and scope, from simple to complex in various design sectors. The curriculum builds on fundamental introductions that ensures a strong foundation for students to apply additional more complex learning and skills developed later in the program.

Studio projects are designed to mimic professional practice and require applied theory, creativity and strong technical knowledge. Curriculum is also connected horizontally across each semester to help support the learning in courses happening simultaneously. This demonstrates the inter-connected knowledge and skills required to practice in the industry.

The program provides many opportunities that expose students to practicing professionals and professional practice. Industry leaders and representatives from professional associations like ARIDO and IDC are invited into the classroom as jurors and guest speakers throughout the four years. The internship also provides professional design work experience for students before they enter their final year of study.

The curriculum is student-centric and designed to equip students with the skills that are required for entry-level design positions and advanced study. Manual skills such as drafting, drawing and model making are developed alongside digital skills using current software. Students are also well-versed in the applicable building codes and regulations required to practice in Ontario. Students are exposed to valuable research skills and encouraged to continue their learning past graduation.

Program goals

Sheridan's Honours Bachelor of Interior Design program aspires to:

  • Develop confident, creative and critical thinkers that can solve a variety of problems thoughtfully, improving the quality of the built environment and protecting the health, safety and welfare of the public.
  • Equip students with the tools to think independently and ethically to ensure technically, environmentally, and socially responsible decision-making.
  • Deliver current and relevant curriculum that incorporates equity, diversity and inclusion. This encourages students to create spaces that foster inclusivity and look at design from various perspectives within diverse communities, involving numerous stakeholders.
  • Inform students regarding the various facets of the profession, engaging them with designers and industry affiliates.
  • Encourage continuous professional and personal growth, instilling a desire to contribute to the profession and society at large. The program encourages students to become active participants in the design community, become members of their local Association, write their NCIDQ exams, give back to the community and become progressive leaders in the profession.
  • Prepare graduates for entry-level design positions, equipped with the required knowledge and skills for employment in the diverse design industry, ensuring they possess the body of knowledge necessary to respond to social and environmental issues, while designing interior spaces that are technically proficient, code-compliant, conceptually strong, sustainable and all-inclusive.
  • Provide enhanced opportunities for students to pursue post-graduate studies, employment, research and/or further their academic studies and/or credentials.

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

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Pathways from Athletic Therapy and Kinesiology

If you've graduated from a health-science degree other than athletic therapy or kinesiology, your application will be assessed on an individual basis.

Get your Osteopathy degree in less time

If you're a graduate of Sheridan's Athletic Therapy or Kinesiology degree program, you may be eligible to start in the second year of this program after completing three bridging courses.

This bridging program will be available in Spring/Summer 2024.

How to apply: Submit an application using the program code PBHSB.

Bridging courses (Spring/Summer Semester)

  • OSTP 17927D: The Science of Osteopathy (3 credits)
  • OSTP 14859: Theoretical Pathways to Osteopathy (5 credits)
  • OSTP 16333: Practical Pathways to Osteopathy (1 credit)

Course exceptions

After successfully completing the assigned bridging courses, you'll be admitted into Year 2 (Semester 3) of our Osteopathy degree. In order to earn your Osteopathy degree, you'll need to complete all courses in the remaining three years of the program, with the following exceptions.

You will additionally take:

  • Year 2: OSTP 11271D: Clinical Methodology (3 credits)
  • Year 2: SCIE 22437D: Human Physiology for Allied Health (2 credits)
  • Year 3: SCIE 31116D: Pathophysiology for Allied Health (3 credits)

You will not need to take:*

  • SCIE 26661D: Pathophysiology 1 (3 credits)
  • OSTP 24645D: Structure & Function 2 – Lower Cervicals, Thorax & Upper Extremity (3 credits)
  • OSTP 22482D: Applied Clinical Practice 2 (1 credit)
  • FLPL 21839D: Internship Prep (1 credit)
  • SCIE 39622D: Pathophysiology 2 – Systemic Interactions (3 credits)
  • RESE 37626D: Statistical Methods in Health Sciences (3 credits)
  • RESE 42279D: Applied Research Methods for Health Sciences (3 credits)
  • BUSM 44956D: Business Entrepreneurship for Clinical Practitioners (3 credits)
  • 6 Degree Breadth Electives (3 credits each)

*Athletic Therapy graduates are also exempt from the following course:

  • OSTP 20782D: Clinical Experience 2 (0.5 credits)

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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Program Mission

Our mission is to utilize harmonious, comprehensive and specialized training to empower our learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to demonstrate the Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.

Program Vision

Our vision is to graduate highly-skilled life-long learners who uphold professional integrity and promote quality and safety in practice.

Critical Performance Statement

Upon graduation, students in Sheridan’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program will have demonstrated the ability to pursue the career of pharmacy technician and to practice safely in a community or hospital while adhering to the scope of practice for pharmacy technicians.

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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3 years (6 semesters)

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Trafalgar Road Campus

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Writer-in-Residence program

Each year, Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing & Publishing (CW&P) program hosts a Writer-in-Residence. The 8-month residency is awarded to a writer who embodies the distinctiveness and dynamism of the & in our program name.

In addition to working on at least one specific writing project of their own during their tenure, the Writer-in-Residence is responsible for creative leadership, mentoring and public outreach in the area of creative writing and/or publishing.

How our Writer-in-Residence supports Sheridan students

Students in our CW&P program benefit from the work and mentorship of our Writer-in-Residence, who:

  • shares their expertise and experience as a creative professional and working writer;
  • performs public readings from their recently published work and/or current work-in-progress;
  • organizes public lectures and/or workshops; and
  • works with faculty to augment existing curriculum in the area of creative writing, publishing and/or creativity.

2023–24 Writer-in-Residence

Kate Cayley, Sheridan's Writer-in-Residence

Award-winning fiction writer, playwright and poet Kate Cayley is joining Sheridan as the 2023–24 CW&P Writer-in-Residence.

Cayley has published two short story collections and three collections of poetry, and her plays have been performed in Canada, the U.S. and the UK. She has won the Trillium Book Award, an O. Henry Prize and the Mitchell Prize for Poetry, and been a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Fiction, the Firecracker Award for Fiction, the ReLit Award for both fiction and poetry, and the K.M. Hunter Award for Fiction.

Her writing has appeared in such literary publications as Brick, Electric Literature, Joyland, Best Canadian Poetry and Best Canadian Stories, and she has been a writer-in-residence at McMaster University and the Toronto Public Library.

"Kate’s diverse work plumbs meaning, strangeness and beauty from the spaces we inhabit, even in our domestic lives, while tackling some of the big philosophical questions we all face," says Dr. Genevieve Amaral, Associate Dean, School of Humanities and Creativity. "Our Sheridan community welcomes her capacious intellect, limpid style and wonderful mentorship with full hearts, open ears, and pens, paper and keyboards at the ready!"

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From ideas to impact: a masterclass in applied creativity and innovation

Are you a business lead who's looking to level up your company's culture of creativity and entrepreneurship?

Sheridan offers FREE, one-hour masterclasses on topics such as:

  • Creative Strategies for an EDI-driven World
  • The Science of Creativity and Innovation
  • Intra- and Entrepreneurial Thinking, and
  • Creative Team Leadership

These masterclasses will catalyze your climate of innovation and give your team an exclusive look into Sheridan’s one-of-a-kind graduate certificate in Applied Creativity and Innovation.*

Register your team for a FREE online one-hour masterclass!


*Advance further with our Applied Creativity and Innovation graduate certificate

Our new graduate certificate in Applied Creativity and Innovation is a great professional development (PD) opportunity for many company teams. The program teaches complex problem-solving, creativity, innovation and negotiation skills — competencies that make companies more resilient and adaptable as they face the unique challenges presented by the future of work.

Why this program is a great choice for PD:

  • Flexible hours — your employees can complete their graduate certificate online, at their own pace.
  • Relevant coursework – they can choose electives that are most applicable to their position at your company.
  • Award-winning faculty – they’ll learn from instructors who are on the cutting-edge of creativity and innovation research.
  • Practicum project – they’ll work alongside our team of experts to resolve an issue that your business is facing today — whether it’s how to leverage artificial intelligence technology, advance your sustainability efforts, update your marketing strategies, address supply chain inefficiencies or another challenge.

This new graduate certificate is currently accepting applications for Fall 2023.

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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Trafalgar Road Campus

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Apprenticeship Exemption Test

The Apprenticeship Exemption Test (AET) provides a chance for students who are learning a skilled trade to bypass in-class studies.

In most cases, you need to score 70% or higher to pass the AET. If you score lower than 70%, you'll need to wait three months before you can try again (with some exceptions for certain exams).

Apprenticeship Exemption Tests are administered at the Hazel McCallion Campus in Mississauga, through Sheridan's Assessment Centre.

Learn more about the AET, including eligibility criteria, available tests and how to register.

Sheridan is a Ministry-approved Apprenticeship Exemption Test centre, authorized through the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training & Skills Development (MLITSD), for both apprentices and non-apprentices.

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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Program availability

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Full-time 3 years Program code: PCVAD

Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Start date Campus Delivery Status
Sep 2024 Trafalgar Road Campus (Oakville)
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