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QS Subject Focus Summit: Politics and International Studies

Join international delegates for two days of thought-provoking sessions exploring 'Power shifts in the Asia-Pacific: Large and small state perspectives' at the QS Subject Focus Summit in February 2020.

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If you’re after a world-class education, the Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences offers you subjects that rank in the top 100 global universities.

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FHSS 207: The future of work

Prepare yourself for the changing nature of work with FHSS207. Explore contemporary employment challenges in the context of wider social and environmental shifts and hear from industry speakers.

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  • Asia–Pacific power summit brings together international experts

    Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington’s intellectual leadership in the Asia–Pacific is highlighted this week as it co-hosts an international summit with QS Quacquarelli Symonds to explore the changing geopolitical and geo-economic dynamics of the region.

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    NZSM to sponsor chamber music contest

    The University and the New Zealand School of Music—Te Kōkī (NZSM) have partnered with Chamber Music New Zealand (CMNZ) to sponsor the New Zealand Community Trust (NZCT) Chamber Music contest. This competition for secondary school students is the largest and oldest music contest in New Zealand and showcases young talent from around the country.