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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.

Embedded Certificate in Geographic Information Science, University of Calgary, Faculty of Arts, Department of Geography

Embedded Certificate in Geographic Information Science (GIS)

Learn to apply technological solutions to solve a wide range of real-world issues. All courses in this embedded certificate program integrate hands-on experience.

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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

Global social work project explores men's involvement in gender justice

Six UCalgary projects successful in SSHRC partner development grants

New Frontiers in Research Fund Award - Dr. Vivek Venkataraman

Prestigious grant awarded to Dr. Venkataraman for his research

Project aimed at improving well-being of Black children and youth in Canada receives federal funding

Researchers Bukola Salami, Jack Lucas and Sheri Madigan to collaborate with public, not-for-profit and international research sectors

Inspiring Youth Interest in Primatology

Megan Mah, a master's student with the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, presents an exhibit at the Telus Spark Science Centre


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Creative and Performing Arts (School of)

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