Stories by and about the people in the Faculty of Arts.

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If you start a club, they will come

Despite a busy schedule as a legal studies major, Ciara recently co-founded the new Women in Pre-Law club. You can make a difference too.


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Saying "yes" to personal growth

A double major in psychology and social development studies (SDS), Abby isn’t afraid to say “yes” to an opportunity that can help her grow as a person.


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Let curiosité be your guide

Choosing your university program can feel like a monumental decision. What if you don’t like your major? Or what if you find a new interest along the way? Discovering the answers to those questions is all part of the journey.


Honours Arts and Business student Aryan walks through the snow in Canada where he's earning his Bachelor of Arts degree.

And then it snowed

Growing up in India, Aryan imagined studying in North America — somewhere he’d never been. He’d heard about Waterloo, a school known as much for its diversity as its extensive co-op program, and his mind was set.


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Economic reality

Being true to yourself can mean courage, taking risks – and reaping rewards. Just ask Mahtash, now in her fourth year studying in Honours Arts and Business. She’s the first to admit when she arrived at Waterloo she had a strong vision for her future.


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