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School of Creative Arts

Why study creative arts at UFV?

When you take Visual Arts, Theatre, Media Arts, Film, or Art History courses or enroll in our programs, you will:


Be inspired and develop your skills in a supportive learning environment.

  • Feel part of a community where equity, diversity, and inclusivity are respected.
  • Get involved, join student-led associations, attend exciting SoCA events, and make connections.

Learn from the best artists and scholars

  • Attend small classes, with instruction from faculty with extensive professional and academic experience.
  • Take engaging, dynamic, and interdisciplinary courses that will challenge your artistic practice and critical thinking skills.

Access high-end facilities and tools

Work in state-of-the-art studios and lab facilities with Mac and PC labs, a motion capture studio, and VR technology.


Develop your skills through experiential learning

Explore applied, hands-on, and work-integrated learning opportunities. 

Find out what alumni have to say about the SoCA

Paige Caldwell

Bachelor of Fine Arts

"Studying art history alongside the hands-on studio courses gave me a much more in-depth perspective about what art is and what it can be."

Read Paige's full interview »

Mitch Huttema

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Visual Arts

"The Visual Arts program gives so much agency to its students that I was able to develop all the skills I needed to see a project through from conception to delivery in a professional manner as a creative freelancer and artist."

Read Mitch's full interview »

Jesse Klassen

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Visual Arts

"Due to the passion of the UFV SoCA faculty and staff, I often left the class feeling encouraged and excited about the material. I have discovered this is not the case at all institutions."

Read Jesse's full interview »

Creative Arts programs

Creative Arts programs

Discover your path in Theatre, Visual Arts, Media Arts and Art History from a variety of degrees and diplomas.

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