Funding News for Emily Carr

Dr. Ron Burnett (President + Vice-Chancellor), The Honourable Naomi Yamamoto, Minister of Advanced Education, Evaleen Jaager Roy (Board Chair) and Blair Qualey (Board Member).
Posted: Wed, 2012-03-21 08:50

Growing student demand for the internationally recognized programs offered at Emily Carr University of Art + Design has initiated an exciting plan for a new home at Great Northern Way in Vancouver.

The Honourable Minister Naomi Yamamoto announced today, March 20, 2012, that with the support of the Province, the University will develop a comprehensive business case for the Emily Carr Campus Redevelopment Project. The business case will include:

  • An analysis of labour market demand for Emily Carr graduates.
  • Development of an indicative design for the project.
  • Detailed cost estimates, including capital, facility operations and maintenance requirements.
  • An examination of increased accessibility for students to support the growth of the visual, media and design industry.
  • Description of sources of funding.

The project envisions a state-of-the-art visual, media and design art facility.

Read the complete News Release.