Portfolio Requirements

Your portfolio should showcase your best work to date.

Whether you are applying for first year Foundation or as a transfer student, all applicants to Emily Carr University must submit a portfolio online through SlideRoom as part of the admission process. A strong portfolio showcases your best and most recent work and reflects your interest in exploring and experimenting with different materials to express your ideas.


Portfolio feedback

Portfolio critiques are available in person for North American applicants at National Portfolio Day, both in Vancouver in early December, and elsewhere. Learn more on our Annual Public Events page.

Global applicants can meet us around the world on our recruitment tours. Learn how you can visit us in your city.

Portfolio Workshop for Teens

This intensive workshop provided by Emily Carr University's Continuing Studies, focuses on the production of digital and physical portfolios, writing artist statements and developing your skills in documentation. You will have a chance to have your current portfolio reviewed for effectiveness by both peers and the instructor. See this LINK for details.

Contact Continuing Studies To Register: tel: 604-844-3810 | csreghelp@ecuad.ca


Portfolio submission online using SlideRoom

Our SlideRoom portal supports images (jpg, png, gif) or video (mov, wmv, flv, mp4), music (mp3) and PDF documents. Please ensure video clip files are from 2 to 3 minutes in length (unless specified).

Read about SlideRoom on the How to Apply page.

First Year Foundation Applicant Portfolios
Transfer Applicant Portfolios
CLICK to read important SlideRoom details.