The portfolio info session introduces the creative industry and UFV's Graphic + Digital Design programs. Instructors, students, and grads share real-world experiences, provide feedback and advice on entrance portfolios, answer questions, and give tours of the studios and labs. Attendance is strongly encouraged.
Winter Info Night: Tuesday January 29, 2019 Mission Campus From 5 to 8 pm | Room D227
Spring Info Night: Tuesday April 16, 2019 Abbotsford Campus From 5 to 8 pm | Room TBA
Apply to UFV
The Graphic and Digital Design diploma is a full-time 60-credit cohort program offered on the Mission campus (fall intake), and the Abbotsford campus (winter intake).
Domestic application deadline Fall 2019 intake: apply by Monday May 20, 2019 Winter 2020 intake: apply by Tuesday October 1, 2019 (intake will open May 1, 2019)
International application deadline Fall 2019 intake: apply by Monday April 1, 2019 Winter 2020 intake: apply by Tuesday October 1, 2019 (intake will open May 1, 2019) *International applicants, please visit the UFV International website for information about admission. Different fees and procedures apply.
Portfolios will be reviewed on an ongoing basis at the end of each month, starting January for fall intake and August for winter intake.
Note: The Graphic and Digital Design Diploma is a limited intake program with 20 seats available on the Mission campus (fall intake), and 10 seats available on the Abbotsford campus (winter intake). Please submit your portfolio as early as possible for the best opportunity for a seat.
Domestic applicant portfolio deadline Fall 2019 intake: Monday May 20, 2019 Winter 2020 intake: Monday October 21, 2019
International applicant portfolio deadline: Fall 2019 intake: Friday April 19, 2019 Winter 2020 intake: Monday October 21, 2019
Interview: Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an interview. International or out-of-region applicants may be interviewed online via Skype or Google Hangouts.
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 2019 intake: registration begins mid-June, deadline end of June Winter 2020 intake: registrations begins mid-November, deadline end of November
Any applicant who does not register will be replaced with a waitlisted applicant.
Equipment requirements (MacBook Pro laptop) 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 Cady Watson, GDD Lab Coordinator at 604-557-7613 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Fall 2019 semester begins on Tuesday September 3, 2019. Winter 2020 semester begins on Monday January 6, 2020.
New diploma students are required to attend two mandatory GDD lab orientation sessions taking place during the first week of class.