Vineet Raj Kapoor, the visionary driving Chandigarh Design School‘s success and a prominent figure in the iXDA community, embarked on a notable visit to the renowned Sheridan College in Oakville, Canada. It is worth noting that Sheridan holds a distinguished position among the world’s top two design colleges.
Sheridan College fosters an environment of innovation and creativity, encouraging all individuals to venture into new realms of thinking. Within its vibrant and diverse campuses and through its rigorous programs, students are immersed in an ethos committed to practical, hands-on learning. While the vibrancy of this atmosphere cannot be encapsulated on paper, here is a glimpse of what sets Sheridan apart.
Sheridan College boasts a notable history of nurturing successful animation professionals who have passed through its gates. During his visit, Vineet Raj Kapoor had the privilege of reviewing the work of students, including the storyboards crafted by first-year students. Following this, he conducted a comprehensive tour of the entire campus, gaining firsthand insight into the work culture and perusing the portfolios of current students. Kapoor also had an engaging exchange with the Dean of Animation, Professor Mark Jones, who was well-acquainted with Vineet’s contributions to the field of design education. Their interaction revolved around the transformative changes in the landscape of animation and design education over the past few years.
Vineet Raj Kapoor, the Founder of Chandigarh Design School, generously shared his insights with the Sheridan faculty, contributing his ideas for the betterment of their educational practices. Simultaneously, he absorbed the innovative methods adopted by the faculty in their teaching. Kapoor expressed his appreciation, stating, “It was an extraordinary privilege to be invited to this prestigious college, a place we’ve long admired for the caliber of its students. I was truly impressed by the meticulous craftsmanship evident in each story I reviewed. I am pleased that I had the opportunity to provide feedback to the students, empowering them to enhance their work further.”