Thank you to everyone who joined the announcement of our University name change with the Minister Schmidt of Advanced Education and Minister Miranda of Tourism and Culture! ALBERTA UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS! If you were unable to celebrate with us for the media event then mark February 1st on your calendar as it is the OFFICIAL launch of our name change!

In line with the exciting name change for the now Alberta University of the Arts, ACADSA will now become the Alberta University of the Arts Students’ Association (AUArtsSA?). More information about our students’ association’s upcoming rebranding process will be made available in the next few weeks.

 

Minister Schmidt and Simone Saunders, ACADSA's director of leadership and governance, unveil the new name and logo for the Alberta University of the Arts.

Minister Schmidt and Simone Saunders, ACADSA’s director of leadership and governance, unveil the new name and logo for the Alberta University of the Arts. Photo by Government of Alberta

Government of Alberta reveals Alberta College of Art + Design’s university name and visual identity

“The student body is looking forward to pursuing our education under the new status of Alberta University of the Arts,” said Simone Saunders, AUArts Students’ Association director of leadership and governance. “To be recognized as a university deepens our sense of pride and belonging to this renowned community of eclectic artists.”

>>ACAD News Annoucement

Announcing Alberta’s newest university

“The Alberta College of Art + Design will officially become the Alberta University of the Arts (AUArts), the province’s first university dedicated to fine arts and design. The new name and status formally comes into effect on Feb. 1.”

>>> Alberta Government Press Release