A portfolio is a compilation of work created in various mediums that reflect your talent, creative process, knowledge, interests, skills, and artistic development. An entry portfolio for UFV’s Graphic + Digital Design programs includes both visual and written requirements.
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Your portfolio submission must include the following:
The Graphic and Digital Design Diploma is a limited intake program with 20 seats available each fall on the Mission campus, and 10 seats available each winter on the Abbotsford campus.
Portfolios will be reviewed right after the submission deadline(s). Please submit your portfolio as early as possible for the best opportunity for a seat.
International or out-of-region applicants may be interviewed online via Skype or Google Hangouts.
Fall 2020 Intake (Mission)
Early Portfolio Submission deadline: Wednsday April 1, 2020*
Portfolio Submission deadline: Thursday April 30, 2020
*International students must submit their portfolios by Wednesday April 1, 2020
Create a portfolio with 10 to 15 pieces of your best creative work. Showcase the use of at least three different mediums.
Write two reflections, each with the following criteria:
Post in SlideRoom where indicated.
Begin with your contact information and provide a list of your education, work experience, volunteer activity, travel, languages, exhibitions, skills, and other interests. No references are required.
Submit as a PDF in SlideRoom where indicated.
Portfolios are assessed by GDD faculty on a 1 to 5 scale (5 excellent) for each of the criterion listed below:
If your portfolio does not meet the criteria, you may be asked to submit additional requirements for reassessment. Early submissions have priority in the review process. GDD applicants who are not accepted into the diploma, will be given an opportunity to register as a Qualifying Studies student.