The School of Arts and Sciences is the first school of every undergraduate at UR. We welcome students to courses of discovery and creation, through 22 departments and 11 interdisciplinary programs. The Wits School of Arts building can be accessed from the Station Street entrance to the main Wits campus. The map below shows where articles from arts and sciences faculty are being read around the globe. A gift to the Faculty of Arts makes it possible for us to offer outstanding programs that enhance our students’ education and expand our faculty’s presence internationally. The School of Art has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design since 1984. Marco de Jong has been named the Arts Student of the Year by the Auckland University Arts Students’ Association.
The Faculty of Arts supports currently enrolled students with orientation events, enrichment activities and advice on study options such as internships and overseas study; and offers information for future students who wish to study with the Faculty.
Clubs, community service, and unique school events tailored to meet the interests of young artists, provide additional opportunities for expression and involvement. The Glassell Gallery is located at the Shaw Center for the Arts in downtown Baton Rouge. This program is supported in part by the Greater Augusta Arts Council through appropriations from the City of Augusta, by the Georgia Council for the Arts, by a number of generous foundations, and by your contributions.
Evolving from a small connoisseurship program begun by Sotheby’s Auction House in 1969 Sotheby’s Institute is now the leader in art business education and object based learning. The broad-ranged fine arts program challenges students academically, integrates technology and lays the foundation for extraordinary life experiences. Meet our graduates and discover how a degree from the School of the Arts will give you the skills, knowledge and experience to prepare you for life after University. The Wits Schools Liaison team forms the link between high school and university allowing a smooth transitional process for the student. In the School of Art, we provide each student with expertise in a particular discipline, coupled with the possibility of exploring and combining multiple disciplines. Full time academic staff, the School of Arts is a unique concentration of experts on the arts and cultures of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Kirk Erickson, associate professor in the Dietrich School’s Department of Psychology, is the recipient of a five-year, $21.8 million grant from the National Institute on Aging, to study whether exercise influences cognitive and brain health in cognitively normal older adults.