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 program includes both visual and written requirements.
Your 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. Please submit your portfolio as early as possible for the best opportunity for a seat. Portfolios will be reviewed on an ongoing basis at the end of each month, starting January for fall intake and August for winter intake. International or out-of-region applicants may be interviewed online via Skype or Google Hangouts.
Domestic applicant portfolio deadline
Fall 2019 intake: Monday May 20, 2019
Winter 2020 intake: Sunday October 20, 2019
International applicant portfolio deadline:
Please contact UFV International at 604-854-4544 or visit the UFV International website for information about admission.
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.