Faculty of Graduate Research

Events

Information Events

PhD Orientation

Date: 25 November 2014

Time: 9.30 am

Venue: MY632, Murphy Building, Kelburn Campus

Our orientation programme is designed to get your PhD study at VUW off to the best possible start.

Day 1. This session is compulsory for all new PhD students. In the course of this day we deliver crucial information about PhD candidature at VUW and help you to understand the process of undertaking a PhD.

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International PhD Orientation

Date: 28 November 2014

Time: 9.30 am

Venue: MY632, Murphy Building, Kelburn Campus

Our orientation programme is designed to get your PhD study at VUW off to the best possible start.

Day 2. This half-day session is compulsory for all new international PhD students, focussing on being a new PhD student in a new country and a new culture, as well as introducing VUW, Wellington and New Zealand to you more generally.

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Workshops

What are examiners thinking when they examine your PhD?

Date: 20 October 2014

Time: 9.30 am

Venue: KK202, Kirk Building, Kelburn Campus

Presenter: Margaret Kiley

This session is for candidates at all stages, and will address issues related to the examination of the written thesis. The workshop will address the identification of potential examiners and then look at how examiners report that they examine the written text and what they look for.

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How you might effectively manage your candidature

Date: 21 October 2014

Time: 9.30 am

Venue: KK202, Kirk Building, Kelburn Campus

Presenter: Margaret Kiley

This workshop is aimed at candidates in the early stages of their research degree and will address strategies for how candidates can effectively manage their candidature.

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