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School of Humanities and Social Sciences

We believe in thinking critically about the past, present and future to challenge perceptions, understand communities and people, and shape them for the betterment of all.

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From policing to fantasy literature, our research focuses on innovative and interdisciplinary responses to the challenges of modern society.

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Supporting our students to find creative ways of presenting and communicating their work to a public audience.

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Creative Showcase

Learn from yesterday, create for tomorrow.

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