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.
Forging a vision for security in a new age of disruptive techno-politics (21 September 2018)
Experts from around the country and the world have gathered at University of Waikato to examine technologies that will challenge the very core of the country’s defence and security systems.
Writer in Residence applications now open (20 September 2018)
Each year the University of Waikato invites applications for the position of Writer in Residence.
Counting Ourselves survey for trans and non-binary people getting strong response (19 September 2018)
Researchers have been overwhelmed by the huge response to Counting Ourselves, a community-led survey on the health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people.
Swarms, Artificial Intelligence and New Zealand’s Security (14 September 2018)
Dr Reuben Steff is looking at how Artificial Intelligence is going to have immense implications for New Zealand’s national security.