Get creative. Start your career in graphic design for print and web. Learn the latest theories, tools, and techniques while building your portfolio and working with real clients.

$46K

B.C. median
salary

2,940

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Programs

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Why VCC


VCD program -Studio practices

Studio experience

Students gain practical experience by running Studio Nuvo, a design studio open to the public. Projects range from logos and letterheads to digital campaigns, and student work is displayed in an annual public showcase.


VCD - Industry-experienced instructors

Cutting-edge curriculum 

The Graphic Design curriculum is consistently revised to reflect current industry standards. Using the latest Mac technology and Adobe Creative Cloud, students practice everything from concept development to web design and user/audience experience.


VCD program - Industry-experienced instructors

Industry-experienced instructors

Mentored by experienced designers, Graphic Design students learn to focus their creativity in a professional environment and produce sought-after projects while refining their business skills.

World-class facility

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Frequently asked questions

Graphic designers have the unique ability to combine wild creativity with established principles to make something perfectly pleasing to the eye. They're empathetic and customer service-oriented while continuously producing bold ideas using the latest software and printing technology.
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Yes. Students in the Graphic Design Diploma program participate in a 120-hour practicum with a local business. This is in addition to working with public clients at Studio Nuvo, VCC’s on-campus design studio.

What people are saying

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I feel very lucky to be able to take charge of my future by doing what I love for a living.
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