Why Arts & Humanities at Western?

SASAH: School for Advanced Studies

School for Advanced Studies in the Arts & Humanities offers a transformative and interdisciplinary arts education for a small group of exceptional students.


Experiential Learning

100% of our programs offer experiential learning opportunities. Deepen your understanding of class content through action.

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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

$1.5M+ is available in awards, scholarships, and bursaries to incoming and continuing students to fund study and travel opportunities.


Study Abroad and Exchanges

Integrate international experiences into your university education. Take a Study Tour course and travel to Italy, Rwanda, Greece, Spain, England, Cuba or New York!



Complete an internship in your third year and beyond. Gain resume-building skills and practical knowledge so you graduate career-ready.


Theatre Studies

Our 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!


Combined HBA Degree with Ivey Business

This five-year program combining a BA Honors with an HBA from the Ivey Business School is a unique blend of a strong arts foundation and world-class business education preparing graduates to become leaders in a wide array of industries.


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.