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Creativity is at the heart of innovation, driving insights and learning, and expanding what's possible.

The Future is Creative

A Creative ecosystem

Based on 70 years of excellence, The Creative School is made up of nine leading schools in media, communication and design and includes 15 undergraduate programs and six graduate programs.

The Creative School is home to nine of Canada’s leading professional schools in media and communication, design and the cultural industries, three transdisciplinary hubs focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, and a robust international network built on an established legacy of developing the next generation of creative leaders and change makers, spanning more than seven decades.

Reimagine Creativity

The Creative School is a disruptor in media, design and creative industries located in the heart of Toronto.

Amplified with partnerships around the world, this unique faculty offers more opportunities to educate the next generation of creative leaders than anywhere else. With 26 degree programs that are shaping the future of their fields, students enjoy a global experience in the heart of downtown Toronto and emerge as some of the most in-demand and employable graduates.

Areas of Disruption

Immersive Media

Exploring emerging technologies in new media such as 3D game engines, augmented reality (AR), camera tracking technologies, robotic arms, and projection mapping allows our faculty and students to explore the endless possibilities of immersive experiences including a fascinating range of possibilities for human-computer interaction.

Live Experiences

Through a distinctively transdisciplinary approach at the crossroads of technology and creativity, The Creative School is tackling questions of how changes in audience preferences, emerging technologies and shifting economic conditions are creating new possibilities for live entertainment. From high-profile esports tournaments to live music concerts, The Creative School is evaluating the emerging trends and exploring the potential for social and commercial impact.

Sustainable Design

Sustainable design is a core pillar across the disciplines at The Creative School. As we continue to create our future, sustainability is integrated through various techniques. This includes, but is not limited to, design sustainability in interiors, spaces, packaging and printing.

Audience Engagement

The Creative School brings together the creative minds from across the fields of media, design, and creative industries to explore audience consumption and user/audience experiences, including in emerging areas of digital media and human-computer interactions.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

The Creative School is pushing the boundaries on new social narratives and the applications of creativity to foster diverse perspectives and views.

News & Events

Check out the latest news stories from the Creative School by visiting our News and Events page.

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Creativity is at the heart of innovation, driving insights and learning, and expanding what’s possible. Join our creative ecosystem and create your future.