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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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Master the Fine Arts

Advance your design, film-making, music or theatre skills to prepare for a rewarding career in the creative industries

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  • (L-R) Professor Jennifer Windsor (Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences) with Lily Pare Hall-Butcher

    Top Māori student for FHSS recognised

    Lily Pare Hall-Butcher (Ngāi Te Rangi) has been acknowledged as the top Māori undergraduate student for the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Te Wāhanga Aronui in a ceremony at Te Herenga Waka marae.

  • (L-R) Dean Broughton, Jamie Hawkins Elder, Professor Charlotte Macdonald, Hayden Thorne

    A shared passion for the past

    Three students will celebrate their passion for the past when they graduate with a Master of Arts (MA) in History from Victoria University of Wellington this month.