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Student Experience

You are so much more than your degree. At DAS, our student organizations, co-operative education internship program, global learning opportunities, and many extra-curricular opportunities add up to a rich educational experience. Develop your creativity, leadership and perspective by taking part in international exchanges, 325 Magazine, design-build teams and more. There’s a lot of life here. Connect with our thriving community by getting involved.

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Student Work

Determined to create designs that make an impact? From years one through four, DAS student work generates new perspectives about the future of the built environment.

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Studio Culture

Want to experiment with new materials, apply theory to your own designs, and share ideas with your peers? Our studio environment is the perfect place for you.

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Are you an emerging entrepreneur? With the latest technology at your disposal and support from industry mentors, the Design Fabrication Zone (DFZ) can help bring your ideas to market.

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Well-Being and Studio Learning

At DAS, the design studio is the centre of student life. To nurture students’ well-being and foster studio learning that is enriching, stimulating and based on respect, DAS supports a holistic approach that encompasses mind, body, emotion and connectivity. Explore the well-being and studio-learning resources available to you.

Alumni Spotlight

"Joining student groups, leading projects and participating in travel opportunities have all influenced who I’ve become—as a person and a professional. I’m confident in the skills I've learned outside of the classroom and how I can apply them in industry."

Henry Mai
Architectural Science ‘18

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