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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

Mental illness among fathers 25th August 2016

Psychology masters student Jonathon Ashe is conducting research into how men sustain their relationships and manage their parenting responsibilities through times of illness and stress.

Waikato student wins inaugural Wallace International Cello Competition 23rd August 2016

After an evening of recitals by three of the world’s most promising young cellists, Conservatorium of Music student and Hillary Scholar Matthias Balzat has won the inaugural Wallace International Cello Competition.

Waikato researchers win National Science Challenge funding 19th August 2016

A team of social science researchers have been successful in securing funding for a Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge project.

Improving outcomes in cancer diagnosis and treatment 16th August 2016

A team of researchers based at the University of Waikato believe that involving primary care can help improve outcomes and reduce inequity from cancer.

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