Student life

Information and resources to enhance your time at UNSW.

2021 Orientation week at UNSW Kensington.

At UNSW Humanities & Languages, we specialise in philosophical skills and historical perspectives. We pride ourselves on equipping our students with the analytical tools to engage critically in the global exchange of ideas. The following sections will help you navigate your way through your academic career, in and out of the classroom. 

Course outlines

View the Humanities & Languages course outlines to help you understand their aims, learning outcomes, requirements and assessment. Before your course start date, review your outline to ensure you’re ready to hit the ground running.

Resources & support

Find useful student resources, including information on language placements, the Japanese Language Proficiency Test and Personalised English Language Enhancement (PELE).

Join our society

The Humanities & Languages Society is the official student society for the School of Humanities & Languages.

We’re here to support academic and professional success through exciting events, engagement with social issues, and providing fulfilling learning experiences to our members. Come to our events to meet like-minded people that share your passion for languages and humanities.

Join through SpArc or visit our Facebook page for more information.