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For more information about study in 2018
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.
Deterring cyber attacks: old problems, new solutions (6 June 2018)
Dr Joe Burton looks at how we change responses to cyber attacks.
Gloves on to fight depression (5 June 2018)
Sponsored by the University, social science student Melanie Bach took part in a charity boxing tournament last month, after taking up the sport to manage her anxiety.
Shedding old stereotypes (22 May 2018)
The Men’s Shed movement has taken the stereotype of men isolated in their back sheds into a new space, where researchers have found a positive future for retirement.
Can dogs really sniff out cancer? Thanks to a grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand University of Waikato’s Tim Edwards can now test the theory in a clinical setting.