An initiative where upper-­year students work with a range of employ­ment partners and faculty leaders on real-world creative challenges. Design4 is an externally funded initiative that introduces principles of experiential learning into the realm of paid professional opportunities for upper year design students in their third or fourth year at the Undergraduate level. Students can also be studying in the Faculty of Design at the Masters level.

Throughout this experience, students will have direct support from The Centre of Emerging Artists and Designers, while receiving critical guidance from project mentors.

Employment partners will be drawn from among four distinct groups, hence the name Design4:

  • New start-up ventures
  • SME private enterprise
  • The cultural sector/ The Arts
  • Social innovation/ non for profit