Department of History

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Discover the Past - Create Our Future

History students at the University of Guelph earn one of the most versatile degrees available working with some of Canada's top historians and researchers. More and more, professions and professional schools look for young people with broad training, adaptable skills and clear judgment, rather than a narrow field of training. Our graduates are flexible, intelligent, polished communicators, researchers and problem solvers who follow their passions in business, law, education, civil service, education, journalism and the arts.

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Features

  •  The History Department Trivia Night is always a fun event. It is happening on November 14th, 7:30 pm at the Brass Taps.  The questions will be devised by our own grad students!   All proceeds will go to the United Way.

  • Historians beyond the professoriate

    "… sports coaches, movie producers, farmworkers, mechanical engineers, software developers, and many others working in fields where a history PhD is definitely not the prerequisite. . . . [H]ow [does] their training as historians shape their careers[?]"