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National equestrian champion has unbridled passion for design

From the head of the class to the back of her horse, Natalie Alves’ competitive streak knows no bounds. The 15-time national champion equestrian had universities lining up with open arms following her 4.0 GPA at Mission’s Heritage Park Secondary. But Alves knows life, like horseback riding, is all about balance. So she chose UFV’s […]

Graphic design student wins national award

Mila Mukhortva, a member of this year’s Graphic + Digital Design graduating class is the inaugural winner of a prestigious national scholarship.  This year marks the 30th anniversary for Applied Arts, Canada’s National design magazine, and the first year of the Georges Haroutiun Scholarship program. The scholarship is named after the founder of Applied Arts, […]

Free tour, portfolio workshop offered by UFV Graphic + Digital Design Feb 3

Interested in working in a creative field? Artists of all stripes are encouraged to enjoy professional feedback, portfolio advice, and even the chance to win a free iPad mini at UFV’s Graphic and Digital Design info session and portfolio workshop in Mission (33700 Prentis Avenue) on Tues, Feb 3. Graphic design includes designing logos, books, websites, […]

Internet’s a-buzz with UFV graduate’s beer bottle résumé

A different kind of beer buzz just hit UFV graduate Brennan Gleason. Well ahead of graduating with UFV’s first Graphic and Digital Design class earlier this month, Gleason sent out a very unique résumé: his own home-brewed beer beautifully packaged as Résum-Ale. Holding four handsome bottles of 6.9-percent-alcohol beer, the packaging reads: “Visually pleasing, smooth […]

Love of design — and beer — leads Brennan Gleason to UFV’s Governor General bronze medal

By combining passions for graphic design and artisanal beer, Brennan Gleason leads UFV’s first Graphic and Digital Design graduating class in style by being named UFV’s 2014 Governor General’s bronze medal recipient. Awarded to the diploma-level student graduating with the highest grade point average over the last 15 credits, the Governor General’s bronze medal recognizes […]