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Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Arts

Welcome to the Faculty of Arts at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
Our website has lots of valuable information that can help you in choosing the program that best fits you!  Browse through our many degree options and read about the interesting courses that we offer.


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We are also very pleased that KPU has partnered with the world-renowned Borealis String Quartet! Watch the video for more information on this exciting partnership.



Areas of Study



Journalism and Communication Studies

Asian Studies

Language and Cultures

Creative Writing



NGO and Nonprofit Studies

Educational Studies



Policy Studies

Fine Arts

Political Science





Interdisciplinary Expressive Arts (IDEA)

Education Assistant


Francis Kofi Abiew
Dr. Francis Kofi Abiew
Political Science Faculty
Nisse Bourne
Nisse Bourne
Criminology Student
Courtney Burt
Courtney Burt
Fine Arts Student
Gillian Dearle
Gillian Dearle
English Faculty
Leland Harper
Leland Harper
Philosophy Alum
Alyssa Hutchinson
Alyssa Hutchinson
Music Student
Patricia Josephson
Patricia Josephson
Criminology Alum
Melanie Krueger
Melanie Krueger
Music Student
Hayley Leveque
Hayley Leveque
Psychology Alum
John Martin
John Martin
Geography & Geology Faculty
Brandon Tuason
Brandon Tuason
History Student

Arts Events


KSA is hosting a summer BBQ at the KPU Tech Campus!

Check it for burgers, smoothies & more!

It will feature SustainableKSA, Multipass and the KSA!

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Want to find out how the Co-op program can give you a boost in finding a full-time job before you graduate?

Discover KPU's School of Horticulture Programs

Discover KPU's School of Horticulture Programs!

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Food Safe - Level One training provided by KSA START and Fraser Health.

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Arts News

Jun 3 / 2015
Rodlynn Cheetham

Metro Vancouver, B.C. – If you’re only as old as you feel, Rodlynn Cheetham was in her mid-20s last week at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s spring convocat

May 7 / 2015
KPU's AJA Trio

Langley, B.C. – The talented AJA Trio have once again played their way to the top.

May 4 / 2015
Historical photo for BC Studies

Richmond, B.C. – From multiculturalism in Richmond, to charting the social landscape of the Georgia Straight, and the clam and pork wars that helped define B.C.

Apr 29 / 2015
KPU's AJA Trio

Langley, B.C. – A talented trio from Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) recently earned top prizes at two significant chamber music competitions, placing first ahead

Apr 15 / 2015
A sample of Miriam Severson's work.

Surrey, B.C. – This Friday, bring your own perspective to a 12-artist showcase at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU).