Arts Vision, Mission and Goals


The Faculty of Arts undertakes groundbreaking research and creative activity examining all aspects of the human experience. Through teaching excellence, we instill the foundational skills that lead to change in a complex world.


The Faculty of Arts educates engaged and creative citizens. The Arts experience opens unexpected doors of opportunity for our graduates whose adaptable, critical skills are sought after by top employers and who develop a passion for lifelong learning which forms a foundation for a lifetime of career success. The scholarship and creative activity pursued by faculty and students has an integral role in the advancement of communities and societies.

Faculty of Arts Goals for 2015/2016

Goal 1: Offer exciting, competitive, relevant undergraduate and graduate programs.

Goal 2: Attract high quality undergraduate and graduate students.

Goal 3: Advance teaching excellence.

Goal 4: Support groundbreaking research and creative work.

Goal 5: Promote faculty, staff and student engagement. 

Goal 6: Increase community engagement and promote the role of the university and faculty in society.

Goal 7: Ensure a healthy and sustainable financial position.