School of Media and Design

The Algonquin College School of Media and Design is an innovative and forward thinking learning environment that fosters independent decision-making, self-expression, technology and teamwork; taught by experts in their industries and matched with real-word projects and real clients.  Our trailblazing programs prepare students to thrive in global, dynamic and multi-faceted industry environments.

Algonquin College and Shopify announce new program making experiential learning a priority

Ottawa — Algonquin College and Shopify are pleased to announce a partnership that brings students into the future of commerce and design.

Sixty third-year Algonquin College Graphic Design students from the School of Media and Design will be receiving hands-on training in a pilot course that provides experiential learning opportunities at Shopify’s company headquarters. As part of the curriculum, students will partner with local businesses to improve design aspects of their companies. The students will gain expert insight and training from Shopify instructors, who collaborated with College instructors to build a multidisciplinary course. Continue reading