Emily Carr University of Art and Design is an institution of higher learning devoted to excellence and innovation in visual arts, media arts and design, and is one of only four such institutions in Canada. The University is nationally and internationally recognized for excellence and attracts students and faculty from around the world. The project includes a new 26,700 square-metre campus located at Great Northern Way in Vancouver and will accommodate more than 1,800 students. The state-of-the-art facility is LEED Gold certified.