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Technology Enabled Learning Sessions for Faculty
Posted by Andrew McAllister on 27 August 2019 09:43 PM

Canvas Orientation: Using Online Tools to Support Your Teaching 

Our colleagues in the FCDC are running a Canvas workshop which covers the basics of getting started in Canvas. Topics include basic navigation, the Course Outline Builder tool, and the Assignments tool.

Thursday 29 Aug, 1:00pm - 2:30pm, 113 McCaul St, Room 510


Enhancing your Canvas Course with Video

Learn how to create a course introduction video, document a studio process or summarize the week’s lesson using Techsmith Fuse for iPhone and Android and Techsmith Relay for desktop.

Tuesday 3 Sept & Thurs 5 Sept, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, 100 McCaul St, Room 287

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Adobe and Microsoft Software Rollout for 2019-20
Posted by Andrew McAllister on 19 July 2019 02:10 PM

If you're a new student attending OCAD U in September, we will be sending out notifications about access to Adobe, Microsoft, LinkedIn Learning and other great software later in August. Until then, hope you're having a great summer. Learn more about the Back-to-School Specials and About the Laptop Program.

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New Apple Hardware & Back-to-School Specials
Posted by Andrew McAllister on 18 July 2019 06:04 AM

Apple have announced new 13" MacBook Pro laptops with 1.4Ghz quad-core processors with Turbo Boost up to 3.9Ghz. Along with new laptops, Apple have dropped prices and announced their back-to-school specials which includes Beats Headphones. Check out our recommended models or visit our OCAD U Apple Recommended Systems page. 
13" Apple MacBook Pro

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Apple 2015 15" MacBook Pro Battery Recall
Posted by Andrew McAllister on 03 July 2019 04:49 PM

Apple recently discovered that a limited number of its 15" MacBook Pro laptops manufactured between September 2015 and February 2017 can pose a fire hazard risk to individuals. Apple has offered a no-cost repair program for these laptops. If you do have a 15" MacBook Pro, head over to this page with your serial number:


If your laptop is affected, we highly recommend that you discontinue using the laptop, and head directly to your local Apple Store or to OCAD U for warranty service. 

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2019 Graduates: Extended Adobe CC Access
Posted by Andrew McAllister on 12 June 2019 07:42 PM


Eligible graduating students who were enrolled in the Laptop Program, will now receive an additional 1-year extension to their Adobe Creative Cloud license! Continue accessing your subscription to desktop apps, Creative Cloud mobile apps, libraries and services, at no additional cost.

To continue using Adobe Creative Cloud, no action is required. Continue using your software up to a year.

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