Do Bugs Need Drugs?

“The Do Bugs Need Drugs? program team had the privilege of collaborating with four VFS grads on the creation of two 15-second television ads which are airing on many networks in BC  and Alberta. While presented with several challenges along the way, the grads worked tirelessly and professionally, consulting with us, until the ads were completed to all of our satisfaction. Our team is very proud to be able to share their creations with the public during our television ad campaign.”

Kim Dreher | Program Coordinator, Do Bugs Need Drugs

During their amazing twelve months at VFS, students are provided the opportunity to give back as they near the midpoint of their year. VFS has had the privilege of working with some amazing local organizations and causes from the past year and we were especially pleased when we had the opportunity to team up with the Do Bugs Need Drugs group out at UBC. Abuse of antibiotics has become a global epidemic and so last year our 24th class of Digital Design stepped up to the challenge of creating an awareness campaign that addressed the issue, without spreading fear of an outbreak. They needed a*Big Idea*….

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Cyber Bullying Exposed by Digital Design Students

Tomorrow, British Columbians unite against bullies. It’s called Pink Shirt Day, and it’s a symbolic stand against bullying in all its forms – at school, at work, online.

For Digital Design students Paul Belen, Luis Francisco, Felipe Dos Santos, and Tamish Aswani, it’s also launch time for their new initiative, Cyber Aware.

The team developed the entire project – including a logo, tagline, the video you see above, and a website at - as part of their Information Design course in Digital Design. It’s an incredibly polished project, as you will see… but most importantly, it’s both timely and eye-opening.

Want to take a stand against cyber bullying? Visit and click the Facebook “Like” or “Tweet” buttons. Get the word out!