The School of Social and Cultural Studies brings together the teaching, research and scholarship strengths of Criminology, Cultural Anthropology, Religious Studies, Social Policy and Sociology.

You’ll study the current analyses of how societies and cultures are formed, how they are governed, how they break down and how we might envisage new and viable future social and cultural systems.

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Social Scientist job in the building industry for Sociology graduate

"The work I do at the Building Research Association of New Zealand is very similar to what I had to do to complete my post-graduate degree at Victoria".

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    What motivates someone to donate their body?

    This was a question asked by Cultural Anthropology student Zoe Poppelwell. Aiding medical science was common motivation but there are other reasons for donor registration too.

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    SACS September 2018 Newsletter

    Read the latest SACS September external newsletter. Our research is about challenging social and cultural boundaries and assumptions and a commitment to engage with the experiences of the social lives people are living.

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