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UBC Strategic Plan….and Arts One!

UBC Strategic Plan….and Arts One!

“Arts One delivers transformative learning experiences through a commitment to excellent program design and regular renewal.”

UBC Arts One Themes for 2018-19

UBC Arts One Themes for 2018-19

Themes announced for the 2018-19 academic year!

Meet UBC’s latest Rhodes Scholar: Fatima Zehra Naqvi

Former Arts One student is the latest UBC grad to be awarded the Rhodes Scholarship. UBC Arts Alumna Fatima Zehra Naqvi is among 11 Canadians who have been named Rhodes Scholars for 2018. One of the most competitive and prestigious scholarships in the world, the Rhodes Scholarship funds two to three years of postgraduate study […]

North American launch of Dr. Richard McKay’s book

North American launch of Dr. Richard McKay’s book

“Looking back, I can see that my time at UBC – in and outside the film program – really nurtured this storytelling sense of self, and I will always be grateful for the four very full years that I spent there.”

Laurie McNeill, FYP Chair, talks about academic integrity

Laurie McNeill, FYP Chair, talks about academic integrity

Laurie McNeill, Chair of First-Year Programs, talks about the work being done by ASRW, Arts One, and CAP faculty to change the conversation about academic integrity.

Celebrating 50 Years of Arts One

Celebrating 50 Years of Arts One

UBC Article by Mormei Zanke: Celebrating 50 Years of Arts One! “Over the past fifty years, Arts One has stayed true to its mission of offering a transdisciplinary approach to important texts and key questions that have…..”

Liberal Arts Still Alive and Kicking

Liberal Arts Still Alive and Kicking

From the September 2017 issue of the Canadian Association of University Teachers on “The Value of Liberal Arts”: Statistics Canada data shows that in the decade between 2005 and 2015, Canadian enrolment in STEM-related disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) rose by more than 32%, while enrolment in the humanities and social sciences  increased by just […]

Meet Your Profs

Meet Your Profs

Wish you could know more about your profs? Here are some videos which will introduce you to your profs and everything you have to look forward to in Arts One this year.

Roundhouse Radio: Arts One interviews

Two professors and two students chat about their Arts One experiences.

Arts One Student Journal: new papers!

The second annual issue of our Arts One student journal is now published online.