Meet the Dean

Meet the Dean

Mayco Axel Santaella

Acting Dean and Professor

Welcome to the School of Arts! We are thrilled to have you join our vibrant community as you embark on this exciting new chapter of your life and academic journey. The School of Arts takes pride in offering a diverse array of programmes in the fields of Communication, Art, Design, Media, Film, Music, and Theatre, providing vast opportunities for you to explore and cultivate your passion.

At the heart of our school's dynamic atmosphere are the numerous events we host, including exhibitions, concerts, and festivals. These gatherings not only showcase the incredible talents within our community but also serve as platforms for you to engage, connect, and collaborate with fellow students and accomplished artists. Your time at the School of Arts is a golden opportunity to develop your skills, unlock your creativity, and forge lasting relationships that will accompany you throughout your lifetime. Seize every moment, embrace the artistic journey that lies ahead, and make the most of this enriching experience!


“… medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain
life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love: these are what we stay alive for.”

Tom Schulman, “Dead Poets Society