Faculty of Arts

Discover your purpose

McGill Arts students are worldly and practical, creative and visionary. Join our dynamic community of students, faculty and staff and prepare for your future as an innovator, leader, and global citizen.

The social sciences and humanities are the soul of our university. Education in the Faculty of Arts, both undergraduate and graduate, gives students the tools to understand their world and to improve upon it.

Freelancer on the Front Lines

McGill Faculty of Arts graduate, Jesse Rosenfeld, is the subject of Santiago Bertolino's documentary which follows his work through the Middle East. The film will be screened at the Cinémathèque québécoise (Montréal) and at the Cinéma Le Clap (Québec) as of May 3rd. 

Our writer-in-residence in the New Yorker

Alix Ohlin, the 2017 Department of English Richler Writer-in-Residence has published a short story in the New Yorker magazine: “Quarantine.”

Economics Professor, Francisco Ruge-Murcia, wins 2017 Bank of Canada Fellowship Award. 

Political science professor, Krzysztof Pelc, and English PhD student, Kasia Juno both shortlisted for the CBC Short Story Prize. 

Canada's youngest female cabinet minister ever, Karina Gould, BA '10, is our minister for democracy