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If you want to attend the Alberta College of Art + Design but don’t have all the prerequisites, you can upgrade your skills for direct entry into the program. This collaborative program with the Alberta College of Art + Design is a bridge to an art and design education for students who have artistic ability, but do not meet ACAD's academic requirements for admission. Students who successfully complete Artstream are eligible for admission to ACAD's First Year Studies Program.

Admission Requirements 

Applicants must successfully complete all of the following:

  • a portfolio, following guidelines, provided by ACAD
  • a personal statement
  • an academic assessment at Bow Valley College may be required

Start dates: Fall 2017
Program length: 32 weeks
Register: Email admissions@acad.ca or call 403-284-7617

Bow Valley College offers Artstream in partnership with the Alberta College of Art + Design. For complete fee information visit www.acad.ca.