College of Arts

Discover the unique and vibrant graduate programs that the College of Arts at the University of Guelph offers.


The skills, knowledge, and experience gained through the Humanities and Fine and Performing Arts remain as fundamental to individuals today in the 21st century as they were in the near and distant past. Analytical thinking, historical and conceptual contextualization, communication,  creativity, and imagination are at the heart of the work you will do here. Browse our graduate programs and explore the ways that you can become engaged citizens of your local and global communities. The College invites you, as a graduate student, to cross a threshold into opportunities for learning, personal growth, the attainment of career goals, as well as the chance to build lifelong friendships.


  • The faculty, staff and students of the School of Languages and Literatures and the University of Guelph community are all deeply saddened by the death of Professor Joubert Satyre, who passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2023, after a short illness. With Joubert’s passing we have lost a dear colleague, a caring educator,and a talented researcher, novelist, and poet.

    Le corps professoral, le personnel et les étudiants de l'École des langues et des littératures ainsi que la communauté de l'Université de Guelph sont tous profondément attristés par le décès du professeur Joubert Satyre, qui nous a quitté le dimanche 15 janvier 2023, après une courte maladie.  Avec le décès de Joubert, nous avons perdu un cher collègue, un éducateur attentionné et un chercheur, romancier et poète de talent.

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