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


UCalgary to lead development of provincial post-secondary Recovery on Campus program

$500,000 Alberta government grant will grow campus recovery model province-wide...

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UCalgary takes key role in $8.6M Canada-wide study on improving built space for all citizens

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Ageism an ingrained reality for women in the workplace

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UCalgary sociologist and residential school survivor on path forward for truth and reconciliation

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In the media


In the News: Trevor Tombe, Economics, in The Financial Post

Posthaste: Why Canada needs to come out 'full guns blazing' on housing

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In the News: Jack Lucas, Political Science, in Toronto Star

‘It does feel weird’: One-fifth of Ontario’s election races have already been won — without a ballot being cast

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In the News: Jack Lucas, Political Science, in Toronto Star

Ontario’s election has one-fifth of all races already decided, what’s next for François Legault

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In the News: trevor Tombe, Economics in, CBC News

How Alberta stacks up when it comes to helping people cope with inflation

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