Ideas and actions

Welcome to the Faculty of Arts, a dynamic community of students, faculty and staff working in and across the humanities, social sciences and creative arts. Our ideas and actions are propelled by curiosity, creativity, and a deep commitment to contribute to a better world.

  1. June 15, 2021Congratulations to our newest PhDs!
    group of PhD graduates sitting at convocation

    Completing a doctoral degree is an incredible accomplishment and academic milestone. Countless hours attending seminars, writing exams, TAing, RAing, teaching courses, conducting research and participating in the dissertation defense have led to this exciting moment—degree completion. On behalf of the Faculy of Arts, congratulations to our newest cohort of Doctors of Philosophy!

  2. June 14, 2021Celebrating class of 2021 Bachelors of Arts
    Convocation stage and audience

    This week the Faculty of Arts proudly celebrates our undergraduate class of 2021 who will receive a total 1,354 bachelor's degrees, diplomas and certificates on Saturday, June 19, during our virtual convocation ceremony. As part of our celebrations, we warmly congratulate the distinguished undergraduates receiving special awards and honours. 

  3. June 3, 2021Waterloo AI Institute announces new co-directors
    AI Institute logo and two male professor headshots

    It may seem like an announcement way beyond the Faculty of Arts, but it really is not. The Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute is pleased to share the news of their new co-directors — professors Jimmy Lin and Vijay Ganesh — with all six faculties because all six are part of this important interdisciplinary centre. Just have a look at the Arts research members in

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