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


Wagonstage Theatre presents free outdoor summer performances

University’s touring theatre ensemble will perform at various locations throughout Calgary until August 27...

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Digital technology preserves historical Swiss Edelweiss Village

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2022 First Nations Princess is a UCalgary graduate student

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In the media


In the News: Trevor Tombe, Economics, in Cold Lake Sun

Canadians losing confidence in Bank of Canada over inflationt

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In the News: The Conversation Canada

Can either Russia or Ukraine reasonably claim to be ‘winning’ the war in Ukraine?

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

Canadians losing confidence in Bank of Canada over inflation

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In the News: Alexander Hill, History/CMSS in Yahoo! News

Ukraine Recap: who is winning this war? Both sides, if you believe the claims

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