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Faculty of Arts

Our mission is to reflect on the world and our place in it through critical inquiry, creative practices and collaborative exploration.

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Engage, Inspire and Discover

Critical and creative research

Our research engages communities and fosters innovation, leadership and creative practice.

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Teaching excellence and expertise

We promote, celebrate and reward innovations in teaching practices. We prepare our students for a variety of academic and non-academic careers.

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Internationalize your degree

Study at a partner university or take part in an international field school organized by the University of Calgary. Work for a vetted international organization. Or take part in a research placement at a partner institution.

Discover the world as part of your Arts education

Embracing equity, diversity and inclusion

We are committed to understanding cultural and social differences both locally and globally, and to promoting equal rights and opportunities across our constituencies.

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Latest news


Healing power of kindness takes centre stage at free School of Creative and Performing Arts event

Acts of Kindness performances at Rozsa Centre on Jan. 27 promote mental health awareness...

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A retrospect of the UCalgary Pluralism Initiative in anticipation of what’s to come

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Wellness classroom visits offer UCalgary students effective strategies to improve their well-being and academic development

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Mental health awareness critical for children on Bell Let’s Talk Day, and every day, says UCalgary researcher

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In the media


In the News: Lisa Young, Political Science, in The Star Calgary

It’s Danielle Smith vs. the CBC. Who has the most to lose?

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In the News: Lisa Young, Political Science, in CBC News

Independent probe into contact between Alberta premier's office, prosecutors needed, says political scientist

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In the News: Trevor Tombe, Economics, in Canada Today

The recent rate hike will have a cumulative impact on Calgarians

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In the News: Trevor Tombe, Economics, in Calgary Herald

Latest rate hike could lead to 'increased insolvencies' in Alberta

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