Application Process

Entry into the Bachelor of Interior Design Program is a competitive two-step process. 

Ready to Apply?

If you are interested in applying to our program, you first have to apply to VIU.

Once you have applied to admissions, you can start the application process to our specific Interior Design program. You will be required to submit written components as well as a portfolio of your own creative work.  See the handouts below for more information on what the requirements are and how to submit them.

Upon receipt of all completed applications for the upcoming intake year, the faculty review committee will evaluate and rank all applicant submissions. We are looking for diverse individuals that will make up unique and supportive cohort.  We want to make sure that you are a good fit for the program and the program is a good fit for you! 

Successful candidates will be notified by Admissions once all applications have been reviewed.  If you require further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact the department chair.

Applications are accepted for the Fall intake from the first business day in October to March 31.

VIU Interior Design Application Process 2020

VIU Interior Design Portfolio Ideas 2020

VIU Interior Design Questionnaire 2020

Portfolio Night at VIU

Are you interested in applying but want some advice with what to include in your portfolio? 
No problem – we’re here to help!  Come to our Portfolio Review Night

When: January 28, 2020
Time: 6:00 to 8:00pm
Where: Building 325, Room 207, Nanaimo Campus

Bring a sampling of the work you feel best represents your creative skills.  Faculty will be there to give you feedback and guidance on what to include that will demonstrate the best YOU!  

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