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Year 12 SAC

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Extracts of award-winning Personal Interest Projects (PIPs) related to (Stage 6) Society and Culture studies across New South Wales.

What to know before I visit?

Before you arrive at the State Library, there are a few things you might like to know. Find out all the special places you'll visit when you come to see us at the State Library of NSW, on your next school excursion.

PIP the Ultimate Guide


Society and Culture Association

The Society and Culture Association is an avenue for teachers and students to share resources and expertise. It provides a valuable network for teachers and students of Society and Culture throughout New South Wales. The Society and Culture Association was formed in October 1984, and became incorporated in February 1992.



Annie and Eva share the topic they chose for their PIPs.


HSC students share their top tips for studying Society and Culture as a part of the Australian Higher School Certificate


HSC students share their thoughts on how they chose a topic for their PIP.

HSC students offer their personal insight into the most challenging aspects of studying Society and Culture as a part of the Australian Higher School Certificate.

Struggling with your Personal Interest Project for Society & Culture? In this video, Rowan talks to top HSC student Melanie Brierley about how she developed her PIP and aced the subject!

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Society and Culture- HSC Marking exam pack

SLNSW Help Searching the Catalogue

You can start using the new catalogue for all your State Library reading, researching and referencing needs. 

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Components: Personal Interest Project