About ECU

Founded in 1925, Emily Carr University is a world leader in art, media and design.

Encouraging experimentation at the intersections of art, design, media and technology, ECU merges studio practice, research and critical theory in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment. In 2020 and 2021, we were ranked as the top university for art and design in Canada, and 30th in the world.

We have 2000 students enrolled in graduate and undergraduate programs, and thousands more taking workshops, certificate programs and individual courses. Our faculty and alumni are internationally recognized as award-winning creators and thought leaders who have significant impacts on both the cultural sectors and the economy.

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