Welcome Back! What’s On for Postgrads?

Kia ora and happy New Year, postgrads! Hopefully you’ve had a good break and some time with family and friends.

We are back up and running for a brand new year, and it’s already looking like a busy one. Here’s a run-down of the events & activities coming up, plus some start-of-year news.


PG Events & Activities in February

DateEventBooking
Wed Feb 3Online workshop: “Developing your Research Proposal for your Confirmation of Candidature (PGR9)Elab
Thu Feb 4Online workshop: “NVivo Core SkillsElab
Fri Feb 5Online workshop: “Analysing Qualitative DataElab
Wed Feb 10Online workshop: “Writing Up Qualitative ResearchElab
Thu Feb 18Workshop: “Presentation Skills for your Doctoral Oral ExaminationElab
Mon Feb 22Orientation week: Postgrad Students Wellness Toolkit session (City campus)Come along to WG703 at 11am
Mon Feb 22;
Tue Feb 23
Orientation week: Graduate Research School information session (City campus) – NB. this is suitable for new PG studentsCome along to WE230 at 3pm
Mon Feb 22Orientation week: Mix & mingle – NB. this is suitable for new PG studentsCome along to WG308 at 5pm
Mon Feb 22;
Tue Feb 23
Workshop: “Library Essentials for Postgraduates” (City campus)Come along to WE230 at 2pm
Wed Feb 24Workshop: “Library Essentials for Postgraduates” (North campus)Come along to AJ105 at 2pm
Wed Feb 24Orientation week: Postgrad Students Wellness Toolkit session (North campus)Come along to AE119 at 11am
Wed Feb 24Orientation week: Graduate Research School information session (North campus) – NB. this is suitable for new PG studentsCome along to AJ105 at 3pm
Thu Feb 25Workshop: “What Funding is Available and How Can I Apply?Elab
Fri Feb 26Workshop: “Choosing a Reference ManagerElab

Kick-Start Your Writing

Need some inspiration or support to get back into the groove of thesis-writing? Check out these February writing workshops and groups.

DatesEventBooking
Every MondayOnline group: Shut Up and Write!Join on Zoom here from 9:30am
Tue Feb 16 (online);
Thu Feb 18 (city campus)
Workshop: “Getting Started with WritingElab
Wed Feb 17 (online);
Tue Feb 23 (city campus)
Workshop: “Writing Introduction and Conclusion SectionsElab
Fri Feb 19 (online);
Tue Feb 23 (city campus)
Workshop: “Writing Literature Review SectionsElab
Mon Feb 15 (city campus);
Wed Feb 17 (online);
Sat Feb 27 (online)
Workshop: “Using Points of View in Literature Reviews to Develop your ArgumentElab
Mon Feb 15 (city campus);
Mon Feb 22 (online)
Workshop: “Writing Discussion SectionsElab
Tue Feb 16 (city campus);
Mon Feb 22 (city campus)
Workshop: “Tools for Editing your WritingElab
Wed Feb 17 (city campus);
Tue Feb 23 (online)
Workshop: “Positioning your Research Area: How Do Other Research Writers Do It?Elab

In Other News…

2021 PG Handbook Coming Soon

Each year we issue an updated version of the AUT Postgraduate Handbook. The 2020 edition remains our most current version for now; however the 2021 edition will be launched shortly. [Editor’s note, March 2021: the 2021 edition is now online.] We recommend that you keep the most current version bookmarked so that you can always access our postgraduate information, policies, and procedures.

Reminder: Scheduled Doctoral & MPhil Enrolment Intakes

Starting this year, new doctoral and MPhil students will enrol in one of four annual intakes. The first intake for 2021 is on February 1st. Find more details here.

About Graduate Research School (Auckland University of Technology)

The Auckland University of Technology Graduate Research School offers support and resources to all postgraduate students at AUT. Come and visit us on the 5th floor of the WU building.

2 thoughts on “Welcome Back! What’s On for Postgrads?

    1. Hi Jane, all our workshops are advertised on elab.aut.ac.nz. You’ll need to log in with your student credentials.

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