Find Your Future:

Your imagination will come to life through Design, Culinary, Event Management, Media Arts, or Fashion. You'll receive hands-on education using industry-related equipment and software. And you'll graduate with a portfolio of work, ready to show potential employers.


The modern artist doesn’t restrict their work to a canvass, sculpture or page. They're able to use their imagination to make our world more beautiful, functional and interesting.

Our students bring wildly creative minds, and we marry that imagination to skill, so they can pursue amazing careers in design.

The Art Institute of Vancouver offers various design programs to coincide with any student’s talents or interests. Once they enter the workforce, our graduates soon feel the pride that comes from knowing their abilities are a company’s valued asset, and their talents are driving their career. Back to top

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Our Culinary Arts students get the satisfaction of studying something they are passionate about. They also find great fulfillment in discovering their niche, while honing a craft that’s always in demand.

The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Vancouver offers both Certificate and Diploma programs in the culinary arts or culinary management. We provide students with the experience, the creativity, and the skills to succeed anywhere. Back to top

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Culinary Arts »

Event Management:

A career in event management ensures you’re always invited to the coolest events.

The Art Institute of Vancouver’s Event Management Diploma program expects and empowers students to live up to the highest expectations.

Our students arrive in the workplace with unmatched resourcefulness, creativity and coordination skills.

Our one-year, four-quarter, intensive program prepares students to plan and coordinate festivals, galas, awards shows, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, incentive programs, marketing events, and sporting events.

Special events often require hard work from behind the scenes, from a team of talented workers- we teach students how to function as a part of, or lead, any team. Back to top

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The Event Management Diploma Program »

Media Arts:

Our graduates are currently working on today’s coolest music, movies, Web sites, and video games. As the digital media scene grows, our artists find more and more places to start a career and dedicate their talents.

Our Media Arts programs are perfect for anyone who wants to combine their creative flair with today’s latest technology and equipment. Back to top

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Animation & Special Effects »
Audio, Visual, & Digital Media »
Game Art & Design »
Digital Photography »
Web Design & Interactive Media »


The people who succeed in fashion are passionate enough to follow the latest trends, and creative enough to start their own. These are the people we train in our fashion programs.

We take people with a keen interest in fashion-forward style, then train them with the technical and creative skills to thrive in an industry that changes at break-neck speed. Back to top

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Fashion Design & Merchandising Diploma »
Fashion Design & Merchandising & Foundation for Design-Diploma »
Fashion Marketing & Management Diploma »


“My education at The Art Institute of Vancouver gave me a great starting point and base of knowledge to start to learn about the world of recording studios. I also made contacts in school that continue to pop up and help out throughout my career.” (Carla Levis,– Professional Recording Arts)

- Carla Levis
“Not only were the teachers at The Art Institute of Vancouver knowledgeable, but they were very helpful. They all had something different to share with us . . . they made the whole experience more enjoyable and were so helpful even when they were busy.” (Edgar Valenzuela – Graphic Design)

- Edgar Valenzuela
"One of the most important things at school that I learned was the level of professionalism. One of the best things at school was the fact that we were able to eat all the food that we prepared, the development of my palate started at school and was habit I would never break, I eat everything. All the instructors provided ample information with excitement." (Tony Marzo – Culinary Arts)

- Tony Marzo