The Faculty of Arts is a vibrant community where the Creative and Performing Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities come together in exciting ways.
The synergies from fifteen departments, six outstanding performing arts venues, five professional schools, a world-renowned museum and a leading art gallery inspire students to become critical thinkers and inspiring leaders.
Each day in the Faculty of Arts, we explore ways to create positive change in the world around us. We are asking alumni, donors and community members to imagine what we could do together.
In 2015, alumnus Phil Lind, BA, made a major donation to UBC to establish the Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies. Hosted by UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues, the initiative was created to address the most urgent issues of our time by inviting prominent American scholars, writers and intellectuals to UBC to conduct research and […]
A new collaborative project aims to create conversations and expand our understanding of connections between visual art and neuroscience. In fall 2017, the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery will more
Shirley Barnett’s (BA’63) interest in the early diagnosis of depression stems from her days at UBC. As a sociology and psychology student, she volunteered in a women’s prison. This experience inspired Barnett to support the UBC Wellness Coaching Program, a peer-to-peer program that addresses the gap between the number of students experiencing mental health difficulty […]