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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

Students relishing opportunity to work with world leading cellists 20th July 2016

The Waikato International Cello Fest 2016 is fast approaching and for a number of University of Waikato and Hamilton-based students, this means getting ready to work with some of the world’s finest concert cellists.

Developing NZ norms to assess health outcomes 19th July 2016

Psychology masters student Samantha Williams is looking at developing a better understanding of the longer-term impact traumatic brain injuries have on New Zealanders.

We need to change the way we teach doctors 12th July 2016

Why do we have a $400,000 small-town GP job no-one wants? Professor of population health Ross Lawrenson says we aren’t meeting our current medical workforce needs and that part of the reason for that lies in the way we’re training our doctors.

From Waikato to Cambodia, and the UN 11th July 2016

She started university when she was 16 years old. Now she’s off to Cambodia with a Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia (PMSA). Japanese language student Jolene Skeen is one of 16 Waikato students to win the scholarship – but it’s not her first.

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