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

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Adaptable UCalgary art students take annual exhibition online

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Class of 2020: Football star balances education with athletics to achieve dream of helping low-income students

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Energizing Research

Arts researchers are collaborators, bold innovators and creative practitioners.

Students study together

Preparing students

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

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