Centennial College

School of Communications, Media Arts & Design

Area of Study

  • Advertising
  • Animation
  • Art History
  • Broadcasting
  • Design & Visual Arts
  • Game Devel.
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Industrial Design
  • Music Production
  • PR/Corp. Comm.
  • Performing Arts
  • Photography
  • Visual Arts


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Welcome to the School of Communications, Media, Arts & Design at the Story Arts Centre!


If your life is full of art, imagination and creativity, then the School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design at Centennial College’s Story Arts Centre offers you a way to turn that creativity into a career, with an array of industry-recognized programs.


The Story Arts Centre opened in the fall of 1994 as a campus dedicated to digital media and is home to nearly 1,500 students enrolled in communications, media, art, design, advertising, public relations, journalism, integrated media, culture, entertainment, and performing arts programs.


Located close to downtown Toronto, just minutes from Pape Subway Station, the Story Arts Centre sits at the heart of Toronto's media, design, culture and arts hubs. The campus is a meticulously restored, 104,000-square-foot modernist masterpiece that serves as a dramatic backdrop for students to learn and tell their stories.


The campus has a storied past. It was originally built as the Toronto Teachers College and achieved worldwide fame as the setting for Degrassi High, one of Canada's longest running and most successful television productions, which was filmed on location from 1989 to 1991.


The Story Arts Centre features:

  • 16,500-square-foot Television Studio
  • Video, Audio and Post-Production Facilities
  • Photography Studio and Digital Imaging Labs
  • Library and Digital Resource Centre
  • State-of-the-art newsroom with Live Broadcast Capabilities
  • Fitness Centre



 How will you tell your Story?




Program Length

2 - 4 years




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Past winners of the Applied Arts Student Awards

  • 2019 Student Awards Da Won Kang
    Student Awards

    Da Won Kang
  • 2020 Student Awards Min Seung Kim
    Student Awards

    Min Seung Kim
  • 2019 Student Awards Candice Messado
    Student Awards

    Candice Messado
  • 2020 Student Awards Shaowen Zhang
    Student Awards

    Shaowen Zhang