Student and Faculty Profiles

Katherine Moore: Outstanding Leader in the UBC Community & Beyond Faculty of Arts 2018
Katherine (BA '18) received the award for her contributions to mental health culture on campus and in the wider community.

Meet Ran Yang – the Arts Internship Program Student of the Year
"It’s never too late to find out what you really want."

Javier Barreto-Gomez: Outstanding Leader in the UBC Faculty of Arts 2018
UBC offers so many fascinating courses both within and outside of the Faculty of Arts. I recommend that you take an elective in something you are curious about, sometimes it can inspire you to take a minor degree in that subject!

Rachel Garrett: Oustanding Leader in the UBC Community 2018
The only piece of advice I’d give to incoming students would be to make time for your relationships - whether it be family, friends, lab partners or life partners.

Meet UBC’s latest Rhodes Scholar: Fatima Zehra Naqvi
Winning a Rhodes Scholarship feels life-changing. But I feel I did not win it on my own. I am very blessed to have had people around me who believed in me, pushed me, and supported me when things got challenging during my degree.

Student Screenwriter Roberto Attieh Wins Audience Choice Award at Cannes
Third-year Faculty of Arts student Roberto Attieh recently won the “Audience Choice Award” at the Diversity in Cannes short film festival.

Nika Moeini: Outstanding Leader in the UBC Community 2017 Award Winner
Every Arts student should find a group they’re passionate about (or start one!), take an opportunity to do a course or semester abroad, and connect with professors. You only get to be an undergraduate at UBC once, so make the most of it!

Astghik Hairapetian: Outstanding Leader in the Faculty of Arts 2017 Award Winner
What make the Faculty of Arts special is the diversity of thought, talents and passions it encompasses.

Morrell Andrews: Outstanding Leader in the UBC Community and Beyond 2017 Award Winner
I have traveled to twenty countries in my degree alone... I have been fortunate to see the world and apply what I learned in the classroom to the issues on the ground.

Skyler Wang: Academic Contribution to the Faculty of Arts 2016 Award Winner
I really recommend young scholars who aspire for a career in academia to take their research to big conferences – I definitely grew a lot from attending them.