Why Arts & Humanities at Western?

SASAH: School for Advanced Studies

School for Advanced Studies in the Arts & Humanities offers a learning experience unique in Canada. SASAH delivers a transformative education to a small cohort of top students.


Experiential Learning

We offer many local and international experiential learning opportunities for arts students. Work with community groups and organizations in places such as Cuba and Guatemala.

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Student Life

Get involved! There are endless opportunities for arts students to get involved in clubs, drama productions, publications, events, conferences & more!


Scholarships and Funding opportunities

Arts & Humanities awarded over 1.4 million dollars last year in scholarships, awards and bursaries. Discover our entrance scholarships!


Study Abroad and Exchanges

Western offers a number of exciting study abroad and exchange opportunities! Students from the Faculty of Arts & Humanities have travelled to Spain, Italy, Cuba, France, UK, Australia, Rwanda and more!


Museum and Curatorial Studies

The undergraduate program in Museum and Curatorial Studies is one of the only programs of its kind in Canada, as it prepares students with hands-on work in the museum and cultural sector.


Theatre Studies

Our new Theatre Studies program introduces students to topical social and cultural issues in theatre and performance, and includes an opportunity to study abroad through the Destination Theatre course!


Medieval Studies

Our Medieval Studies program brings together over twenty world-renowned medievalists from a variety of disciplines such as art, history, literature, philosophy, music, religion and more.


Archaeological Field School at Vindolanda

Unearth history at the Archaeological Field School at Vindolanda, an ancient Roman military fort on Hadrian's wall in Great Britain.