Leaders, innovators, creators, changemakers. UBC Arts students, graduates, and scholars are advancing a better world.
A world of opportunity
Immerse yourself in diverse and engaging learning opportunities, build multiple areas of expertise, and custom-design an interdisciplinary degree pathway that is as unique as you are.
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Make an impact at a local or international level, get involved in research or leadership opportunities, and build your skillset with enriching and career-shaping experiences.
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With our award-winning faculty and world-class facilities, we bring together the best of quantitative research, humanistic inquiry, and artistic expression under one umbrella to advance a better world.
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A vibrant community
With diverse, supportive, and inclusive environments and a thriving arts and culture scene, UBC Arts inspires big ideas, transforms conventional learning, and prepares you for success.
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Get to know your Arts Undergraduate Society
We talked to AUS members and Arts students Kana, Renee and Viola to learn more about the Arts Undergraduate Society, which Arts Week events they are most excited for, and how students are making an impact in the Faculty of Arts.
Professor Daniel Justice appointed to the Order of Canada
Dr. Daniel Heath Justice, Professor of English and First Nations and Indigenous Studies, has been appointed to the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest honours.
Meet four students leading new Arts courses in Winter Term 2
The Student Directed Seminar program gives upper-year undergraduate students the opportunity to work with a faculty member to design and lead their own 3-credit seminar class with a small group of peers on a topic not currently offered at UBC.