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.

The Faculty of Arts acknowledges that we are living and working on the traditional territory of ‎ the Attawandaron (also known as Neutral), Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River.


  1. Apr. 24, 2017The story of the Hubentrance to atrium area with stairs to upper level

    A couple of days before students reappeared on campus in September 2016, the Hagey Hall Hub was suddenly open. For those who had become accustomed to avoiding the construction zone for 16 months, it seemed almost surreal - anyone could wander through the new space.

  2. Apr. 20, 2017Marijuana taxes should remain low to compete with street value, says Economics professorMarijuana leaves

    Professor Anindya Sen says Canada’s priority should be public health and shutting down marijuana black market

  3. Apr. 13, 2017In demand: thinkers, communicators, collaboratorslarge group of students networking around tables

    Arts alum and a manager at Microsoft Canada, Cheri Chevalier, told a group of students how and why arts-educated grads are invaluable in the workplace. 

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  1. May 4 to 20, 2017University of Waterloo Fine Arts presents MFA THESIS 2pink t-shirt with gold letters

    Gallery One + Two: St Marie φ Walker | The Re-Examined Life

    A built-in feature of any belief is that you believe it to be true, whether it is or not. Examining the human experience through a collaborative process St Marie φ Walker scrutinize their own conscious perceptions of being-in-the-world through fervent dialogical conversations. 

  2. May 16, 2017Internet of Things (IoT) - workshop at Stratford Campus

    Is it magic? It might seem like it is, but it’s simple technology you can learn. Control the world around you by learning how to put technology into simple things you have lying around you. Smart technology isn’t just for big tech companies – it’s something you can learn to build yourself.

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