Faculty of Graduate Research


Information Events

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.


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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;
• Networking;
• Employability and the PhD (panel).


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