About the Faculty

We nurture talent, imagination and ambition to understand the world. We assess our place, generate new ideas, and help find solutions to global challenges. 

Find out how we're making a difference in the lives of our faculty, students, staff and the world.

Arts fast facts

380

full-time faculty

8,000

undergraduate and graduate students

8

Canada Research Chairs

22

 fellows of the Royal Society of Canada

Featured news


Class of 2021: Young pianist who left Chicago to study at UCalgary goes home ready to take on the world

In pursuit of a career as a performance musician, Daniel Szefer was drawn to world-class training in the Department of Music...

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Faculty of Arts alumna named Top Five winner in national Storytellers competition

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Statement on the Former Kamloops Residential School Burial Site

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The numbers are in: Faculty of Arts breaks Giving Day record

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Energizing Research

Arts researchers are collaborators, bold innovators and creative practitioners.

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Arts students enjoy active inquiry, creative-based learning, and early research opportunities

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