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Welcome to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) encourages our students to understand that their choice of study is of value to themselves and society; that they will also gain worthwhile skills that can be utilised in the workplace; and that studying for the pleasure of learning and for academic stimulation is as important as studying for vocational purposes.

Faculty News

Sleep and memory – Are they connected? 27th May 2016

Have you ever wondered how a baby’s mind works? How babies and young children manage to learn and remember information about the world around them?

Special Performance for the NZSL Awards 27th May 2016

The company behind the unique piece of Deaf theatre which has had New Zealand audiences in awe, recently performed at the New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) Awards held in Wellington.

Deleted Scenes for Lovers "powerful and harrowing" 20th May 2016

Lecturer Dr Tracey Slaughter will launch her new collection of short stories on campus at the Art Fusion Gallery next Thursday (26 May).

Five signs your grammar betrays you as being a Kiwi 19th May 2016

You find yourself describing a funny story at a party and you’re interrupted by your listener who corrects your grammar. This might aggravate you in the first instance, and then leads you to think ‘If they understood me, why should the grammar matter?’

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