School of Social and Policy Studies

We are a School of student focused teaching and imaginative scholarship about our social and political worlds. Our disciplines are renowned for their excellence in teaching, research and community service. Contributing visionary ideas to social and public policy means that we engage with citizens, public leaders, community organisations and governments.

From the Dean

Our School

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School news

  • Distance Education Improvement Project:
    Key findings of focus group sessions, by Dr Seth Nicholls, November 2013

Distance Students studying the BGPM (PDF 617KB)

  • ‘At risk’ student monitoring and intervention
    in first-year undergraduate topics:Semester 2, 2013

Interventions all first year SSPS topics (PDF 52KB)

Community engagement

  • Associate Professor Nik Taylor discusses the psychological impact of abbatoir work on prisoners in the Northern Territory
  • 'Confessions of a Facebook addict'
    PhD student Robert Simms explores the consequences of our obsession with social media


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