Discover WFHSS series
Watch videos about some of the fascinating subjects you can study in the Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Check out the subjects you could study in the Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences with our #DiscoverWFHSS series.
- Māori Studies (Māori Resource Management)
- Art History
- Religious Studies
- WFHSS Internship
- Pacific Studies
- Māori Studies and Te Reo
A tika approach to climate responses
Associate Professor Maria Bargh
Associate Professor Maria Bargh (Te Kawa a Māui) discusses the importance of being tika in our processes to combat climate change and the solutions indigenous knowledge and perspectives can offer.
Find out more about studying Māori Studies, include Māori Resource Management
Art History and our emotional response to the climate crisis
Associate Professor Su Ballard
Associate Professor Su Ballard (School of English, Film, Theatre, Media and Communication, and Art History) examines how art can reflect the history and impact of climate change, and people's feelings towards climate then and now.
Find out more about studying Art History.
Dr James Wenley
Dr James Wenley (School of English, Film, Theatre, Media and Communication, and Art History) takes us through the collaborative process of making theatre and the transferable skills that his students gain.
Find out more about studying Theatre.
Mindfulness outside of Buddhism Dr Sara Rahmani
Explore the world of work
Internship coordinator Carine Stewart discusses the importance of practical experience for graduates and how the Internship Course bridges the gap between university learning and workplace application.
FHSS302: Internship is one of two work-integrated learning courses offered by the Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Bringing language study to life
Dr Yuri Cerqueira dos Anjos
Dr Yuri Cerqueira dos Anjos (School of Languages and Cultures) shares his practical approach to French language learning and the role of culture in language study.
Find out more about studying French, one of 10 languages offered by the Faculty.
Bringing the past into the classroom
Assoc Prof Giacomo Lichtner
Associate Professor of History Giacomo Lichtner invites Holocaust survivors to his third-year history class to tell their stories. He shares with us the added value that this experience gives students and the power of first-hand accounts in the study of history.
The power of the ‘personal’ in research and teaching
Dr Emalani Case
Dr Emalani Case (School of Languages and Cultures) shares her personal approach to Pacific Studies and how this transforms both her students' perspectives and her research.
What is green criminology?
Dr Sarah Monod de Froideville
Green criminologist Dr Sarah Monod de Froideville from the School of Social and Cultural Studies explains green criminology and how this specific area of study can change your world view and empower you.
Find out more about studying Criminology.
Māori language and practices
Dr Mike Ross
Te Kawa a Māui's Dr Mike Ross shares his passion for teaching Māori Studies, and how the learning of one's language and customs increases wellbeing for individuals and society.
Find out more about studying Māori Studies.
Translanguaging and multilingual education
Dr Corinne Seals
How can we support language learning? Dr Corinne Seals (School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies) explains her passion for ‘translanguaging’ and how we can learn from those who speak multiple languages.
Learn more about Dr Seals’ translanguaging project.