Faculty of Graduate Research

Events

Information Events

PhD Orientation

Date: 3 March 2015

Time: 9.30 am

Venue: SU309/SU310, Student Union 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: 6 March 2015

Time: 9.30 am

Venue: AM103, Alan MacDiarmid 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

Editing

Date: 18 February 2015

Time: 10.30 am

Venue: AM103, Alan MacDiarmid Building, Kelburn Campus

This workshop will equip participants with effective strategies for editing their own transactional writing (theses, articles etc). Starting by considering the purpose of editing, the workshop will cover different levels of editing and strategies for editing. Participants will also have the opportunity to apply some of the strategies to their own writing. Participants should bring a paragraph or two to edit and a can-do attitude.

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