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In the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, we explore the fundamental questions that define human experience.


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If you’re after a world-class education, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences offers you subjects that rank in the top 100 global universities.

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    Bold new novel wins Adam Prize

    In a strong year for new writing at Victoria University of Wellington’s International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML), a risk-taking, wildly funny, ‘powerful and troubling’ novel has been awarded the 2016 Adam Foundation Prize in Creative Writing.

  • Blake stands in front of a wall decorated with drawings playing the guitar with a violin bow.

    Creativity Week—It's a wrap!

    The first ever Creativity Week—Te Wiki Tairanga Auaha—Va'ai Fa'alemafaufau, ended with a buzz in the form of some electronic glockenspiel by Jason Long and guitar with live electronics by Blake Johnston, both from Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music.