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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undergraduate and graduate students
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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Royal Society of Canada Fellows
active Canada Research Chairs
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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Plan your Arts degree
All your questions about Arts programs, answered
Arts Academic Advisors and Peer Advisors answer some of the more difficult questions BA students have about planning for their major, adding minors, and switching programs.
Recognizing Graduating Student Leaders in the Class of 2023
Meet the inspiring Arts students from the class of 2023 who are building communities in Arts, at UBC, and beyond.
Naomi Klein on the future of climate justice
The leading climate activist and UBC professor of climate justice shares insights on what she’s learned about communicating the climate crisis over the past two decades, how Covid has impacted climate action, and how the UBC Centre for Climate Justice is tackling climate injustice in Canada and beyond.