International PhD Orientation
Date: 28 August 2014
Time: 10.00 am
Venue: Room TBC, Kleburn 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.
Equipping PhD Students Today for Employment in the Future—Reorientation 2014
Date: 4 September 2014
Time: 9.30 am
Venue: COLT122, Cotton Building, Kelburn Campus
You know that it’s a tough employment market out there. What might you do now to make your transition into your chosen career a bit smoother?
The programme for Reorientation comprises a series of sessions, some of which will run concurrently. The sessions on offer will be:
• Using Reflection and Evaluation for Improving Teaching;
• Applying for a Job;
• Transferable Skills and the ePortfolio;
• Employability and the PhD (panel).