Leaders, innovators, creators, changemakers. UBC Arts students, graduates, and scholars are advancing a better world.
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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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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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7 pieces of advice for the Class of 2022 from Arts alumni
When you graduate, you become part of a global community of over 100,000 Arts alumni—100,000 potential mentors and friends; 100,000 stories; 100,000 lessons learned.
How Indigenous communities have battled COVID-19
UBC sociologist Kimberly Huyser is investigating the social factors that protect Indigenous populations or increase their vulnerability to COVID-19 and other health crises.
Q&A with Gage Averill on the insights he gained as Dean, his pandemic playlist, and what comes next
April 7, 2022
Arts Insights on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
March 15, 2022
Meet four Black scholars leading innovative research in the Faculty of Arts
February 1, 2022