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School Profile For:

Art Institute of Vancouver - Burnaby

School Information

Art Institute of Vancouver - Burnaby
3264 Beta Ave.
British Columbia
V5G 4K4
(T) +(1) 604 298-5400
(F) +(1) 604 298-5403

General Email:
Web Address:

Contact Information

Main Program Contact:
Paul Newell
Academic Director
(T) +(1) 604 298-5400
(F) +(1) 604 298-5403

Program Information

Degree Categories:

Program Categories:
Character Animation, Computer Animation/Digital Art, Graphic Design, Multimedia/Games, Web Graphics/Design, Web Animation

Number of Students:
over 300 per year

Teacher / Student Ratio:

Fees / Tuition Information:
For more information about our an admissions representative at the above address.

Financial Aid Information:
The Art Institute of Vancouver provides financial planning for its students. This means that we can provide a payment plan that will allow you to budget for your entire program. A Financial Planner will work with you and your family to devise a Student Financial Plan to help you cover your educational expenses, based on your financial aid eligibility and your family circumstances.

Entrance Requirements:
Applicants to The Art Institute of Vancouver

Program Philosophy:
The Art Institute of Vancouver - Burnaby has a history of training talented and skilled professionals in the industry. We are pleased with our graduates' accomplishments. They are, after all, our measure of success. The Art Institute of Vancouver - Burnaby provides an inspirational environment and access to the people, knowledge and technology with which a career in this industry begins. Our students provide the determination, passion and hard work. Success is a journey not a destination. It has to start somewhere, and we are proud to be, for so many, the facilitator of this journey, a provider of maps, tools and experience

Program Description:
At The Art Institute of Vancouver, we believe an education in the creative and applied arts should be hands on and practical, not to mention inspiring. It should prepare you for opportunities in the workplace as it gives your ideas and talent a place to take shape.

We offer a creative stimulating environment where you can learn what it takes to launch your career in fields such as animation, visual effects, game art & design and visual & game programming. You

Faculty Description:
Most faculty members have professional as well as academic experience, and many continue to remain active in their fields. An appropriate mix of full-time and adjunct faculty infuse our competency-based curricula with real-world experience, creating an atmosphere that fosters student success.

Our faculty and staff believe students deserve an attractive return on their education investment. Combining traditional studies with career-focused technical training and practicums procedures well-rounded graduates prepared to excel for employers, or to be successful in their own business. An impressive faculty, many of whom are working professionals, strives to strengthen students

Alumni Information:
To respect the privacy of our hard-working graduates, we don't, as a principle, release their names. However, we can tell you some of the places that have hired our graduates: Airwaves Sound Design, Avenue Music Production, Ocean Sound Studios, Mainframe Productions, Electronic Arts, Blue Wave Recording Studios, Profile Recording Studios, Utopia Parkway Studios, JA Palmer and Associates, JAG Productions, BMG Multimedia, A and M Records, Little Mountain Studios, Pinewood Studios, Koko Productions, SL Feldman and Associates, Ward Music, Tom Lee Music, Turtle Recording Services, Black Caldron Multimedia, Vertigo Technologies, Radical Games, CFUN Radio, CBC Radio, Force Four Productions, Rogers Cable Systems, Downtown Sound Studios, Green House Studios, Blue Mountain Multimedia, The Warehouse Studios, The Armory Studios, Post Modern Sound, The Yale Hotel, The Sound Kitchen, Denmark Street Studios.(London), Gastown Post, A and M Records (LA), VR Systems, Blur Studios (LA), Totally Hip Software

Career Placement Information:
Career Services staff connects with employers to understand their staffing needs, to increase awareness of our programs and student/graduate capabilities, to assist students in matching their skills to employer

Last Edited: Wednesday February 09, 2005

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