Prepare for entry into British Columbia's growing creative economy with one of UFV's hands-on programs in Graphic and Digital Design. Choose from the Graphic and Digital Design Diploma or the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic and Digital Design Major, Minor and Extended Minor programs. Learn more about our programs.
Attend one of our portfolio info sessions for an introduction to the creative industry and UFV's Graphic + Digital Design programs. Instructors, students, and grads share real-world experiences, provide feedback and advice on building a strong entrance portfolio, answer questions, and share experiences. Attendance is strongly encouraged.
Virtual Info Sessions:
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Join us online at 5 pm. Register here to obtain a link to the session: email@example.com
Application and portfolio submission final deadline: September 30, 2020 International students application and portfolio submission deadline: September 1, 2020
Fall 2021 Intake Mission Campus
Application and portfolio submission early deadline: April 1, 2021 Application and portfolio submission final deadline: April 30, 2021 International students application and portfolio submission deadline: April 1, 2021
Submit your portfolio
Find your submission guidelines according to the program of your choice:
Please follow the portfolio guidelines carefully and submit all the required items.
If you are applying to the Graphic and Digital Design major in the BFA and already have some post-secondary credit or have completed the Graphic and Digital Design diploma, you may be eligible for entrance without a portfolio. Please review the BFA entrance requirements in the Academic Calendar.
Notification of Acceptance
All accepted applicants will receive a letter of acceptance from the Office of the Registrar. To accept your offer and secure your seat in the Graphic and Digital Design program, pay your $200 registration deposit. View payment methods.
Fall Intake Registration begins mid-June, deadline to register is end of June.
Winter Intake Registration begins mid-November, deadline to register is end of November.
Note: Any applicant who does not register will be replaced with a waitlisted applicant.
Equipment and software requirements (MacBook Pro laptop and Adobe CC) will be finalized six weeks before the term start. New students will receive an email notification with equipment specifications and appointment times for equipment set-up. Questions? Please call Cody Watson, GDD Lab Coordinator at 604-557-7613 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
New GDD program students are required to attend one mandatory GDD lab orientation session taking place during the first week of class.