Know the World. Study History.
Students in the Department of History study every part of the human past: from Medieval Europe to Twenty-First Century Hong Kong. They explore a wide range of themes, from the history of colonialism to the history of human rights.
Through our history undergraduate programs, students gain strong communication and analytical skills that prepare them well for diverse professions and graduate programs in history, law, journalism, and more.
“Where are you from?” is the question that ignited Kevin Ang’s curiosity about the history of Taiwan and China. He was asked this question by a new classmate in his grade five classroom that he was helping translate English to
“It was one of those perfectly star-aligned opportunities: I am a history student, I am super interested in the archives, and I am part of the queer community.” That was Laura Guglielmin’s sentiment as she applied for an