The human mind presents some of science’s greatest challenges, and an understanding of behaviour is key to solving some of humanity’s most pressing problems. Join the School of Psychology to understand human nature and explain both the strange and everyday behaviour you see around you.

We are the recognised number one School of Psychology in New Zealand in terms of research quality and output, and you will be taught by our academic staff, each of whom works at the forefront in their respective area.

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Tri 1 Psychology Casual Teaching Support

The School of Psychology is seeking expressions of interest for tutors and teaching assistants in Trimester 1 2023. Please click the button and upload a copy of your CV and complete the application form.

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T1 2023 Tutor first round applications close 8pm on Monday 16th January 2023.

Round 2 closes on Friday February 10th 2023 (this round is for positions that have not been filled in the first round).

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Support student research projects and events for the community around psychology related topics to grow everyone’s knowledge and understanding of human behaviour.

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Study Psychology to understand behaviour—how we think, feel, and act—and how those processes can go wrong. Learn how our biology and our environment interact to make us who we are.

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Available subjects

  • Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology

Colloquium Series

The School of Psychology hosts speakers from universities around the globe. Join us to hear the latest research from these esteemed academics.

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