Centres and institutes
There is a range of centres and institutes at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Centre for Strategic Studies
The Centre for Strategic Studies is the New Zealand anchor for research, teaching and public dialogue on strategic and security issues.
Deaf Studies Research Unit
The Deaf Studies Research Unit conducts research on topics relating to Deaf people and their language in New Zealand.
English Language Institute
The English Language Institute offers high-quality, intensive English language courses for speakers of other languages who are preparing for tertiary study, or who need English for professional purposes.
International Institute of Modern Letters
The International Institute of Modern Letters is the home of creative writing at Victoria, focusing on contemporary and imaginative writing at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Language Learning Centre
The Language Learning Centre is the University's technology-rich, multimedia centre supporting language learning and teaching at Victoria.
New Zealand Centre for Literary Translation
The New Zealand Centre for Literary Translation supports research projects and activities in the theory and practice of literary translation.
New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre
The New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre provides a national platform for China-related capability building and knowledge-sharing among tertiary institutions, the business community and public sector organisations in New Zealand for effective engagement with China.
New Zealand India Research Institute
The New Zealand India Research Institute is a national centre of Indian studies which promotes and facilitates research on India and India-New Zealand relations and engages with government, business and community organisations on India-related policy research.
Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies
The Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies was established to facilitate, encourage and coordinate academic learning and research into New Zealand society, history and culture at Victoria. The Centre is home to the Museum and Heritage Studies programme, the leading programme of its kind in New Zealand.
Wai-te-ata Press is a centre for research, lectures, demonstrations, and practical applications in printing history, information technology and design, communication theory, and cultural studies.