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COVID-19 Message from UFV SoCA

Updated April 2021

Dear Students,

SoCA continues to offer exciting and engaging online courses in Summer 2021, and one course, VA 283 (Black-and-White Film Photography) course will be taught on campus with some face-to-face instruction and studio time. You will find updated information on the SoCA website about face-to-face instruction, online classes offered, materials kits for Visual Arts courses, pre-booking access to SoCA spaces and equipment for students enrolled in online courses, and course-specific safety protocols. Your health and well-being continue to be our priority as you begin summer classes to fulfil your education goals.

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Launch a career in the creative arts

The School of Creative Arts (SoCA) provides you with unparalleled opportunities for dynamic interdisciplinary and collaborative learning, inside and outside the classroom.

SoCA offers various programs to help you gain practical skills in your areas of passion including a Bachelor of Fine Arts,Bachelor of Media Arts, as well as diplomas and an Associate of Arts degree.

SoCA at UFV encompasses the Art History, Media Arts, Theatre, and Visual Arts areas. By combining digital technologies and media with traditional arts practice and performance, SoCA aims to serve as a cultural hub and centre of creative innovation in the Fraser Valley.

The S’eliyemetaxwtexw Art Gallery features a stimulating variety of exhibitions by regional, national and international artists. ‌UFV and UFV SoCA are committed to exhibition practices founded on principles of intellectual and artistic freedom, cultural sensitivity, social diversity, and collaborative relations with Indigenous peoples. 

The gallery is located at UFV Abbotsford in room B136.

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Bring your friends together and share in an unique experience featuring the hard work and dedication of UFV students and staff.

This season offers a diverse selection of original, classic, and contemporary plays, featuring characters in the midst of transitions.

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