Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is student-focused and offers a diverse range of courses and qualifications across the spectrum of Humanities and Social Science disciplines.

Teaching in all subjects is informed by the research undertaken by Faculty academic staff. The Faculty takes advantage of its capital city location through its links that include Government, the National Museum of New Zealand Te Papa, Archives New Zealand, the National Library and numerous theatres and art galleries.

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Events

May5SeminarsFHSS Learning and Teaching Seminar Series: David Capie
Date: 5 May 2014
Time: 12.15 pm
Venue: HU LT220
How and why we use Peer Observation of Teaching Read more
May12SeminarsFHSS Learning and Teaching Seminar Series: Anita Brady
Date: 12 May 2014
Time: 12.15 pm
Venue: HU LT220
How and why I use Peer Feedback in Teaching Read more
May21Information EventsInformation session on the BA Internship
Date: 21 May 2014
Time: 10.00 am
Venue: MY 305
Find out more about the BA Internship. Read more

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News

11 April 2014 Emily Perkins visits Chinese Universities
The author and IIML Senior Lecturer showcased New Zealand creativity on a recent visit to China.  Read more
18 March 2014 New BA Internship officially launched
The new FHSS BA Internship was officially launched on 12 March after a successful pilot over the summer. Read more
12 March 2014 Be Prepared Video
Learn what to do in an emergency. Read more

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deborah-willis Welcome

Professor Deborah Willis, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean welcomes you to the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Read more from Deborah.

Arden Perrot

It's who I am becoming

See how arts graduate Arden Perrot learned he could make a difference not only in his own life but also in other people's lives, through education.
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Research

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is known for achieving excellence in research in many disciplinary areas and is the home of many internationally acclaimed researchers.
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Eleanor Catton, Man Booker winner 2013

Victoria University to confer honorary doctorate on Eleanor Catton

Award-winning author of The Luminaries, Eleanor Catton, is to receive the honorary degree of Doctor of Literature at Victoria University of Wellington's May graduation.
Read more about Ellie's success»

Need advice on your programme of study?

The Staff in the Faculty Student and Academic Services Office are here to assist you.
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Karin McCracken

Through other people's eyes

See how studying law and religious studies has given Karin McCracken a deeper understanding of how other people see the world.
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