Developing your thesis from an initial concept to a finished, quality document takes time and effort. Learn some key skills around concept mapping, confirmation report writing and more. 

Effective candidature management will also help you to complete your thesis, so don't forget to take the time to put some effective strategies in place.

The Library runs Creating a structured Thesis (CaST) sessions to help you auto-format your thesis in Word:

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Other useful links

Writing a confirmation document [Webinar]

27 August 2024 10:00am11:30am
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

Writing a confirmation document [Herston]

27 August 2024 10:00am11:30am
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document. This workshop is also available as a webinar. Please ensure that you are correctly registered in your chosen mode to receive the relevant workshop notifications.

What DO examiners want? [St Lucia]

1 October 2024 1:00pm3:00pm
What are examiners looking for in your written thesis and oral examination (viva)? How or what should you prepare? This workshop is also available in the webinar delivery mode. Please ensure that you are correctly registered in your chosen mode to receive the relevant workshop notifications.

What DO examiners want? [Webinar]

1 October 2024 1:00pm3:00pm
What are examiners looking for in your written thesis and oral examination (viva)? How or what should you prepare? This session is also offered in the F2F mode. Please ensure that you are registered in the correct mode to receive the correct instructions.

Mindmapping research: Coping with info overload [St Lucia]

14 October 2024 10:00am1:00pm
Learn how to manage your research and cope with information overload. [Formerly called Organising your research with concept maps and graphic organisers]

Mastering the WRite Stuff™ [online]

27 November 2024 9:00am28 November 2024 4:00pm
Are you coming up to or just past Progress Review 2 (Mid-Candidature Review) and getting the jitters about having to produce a mammoth 80,000 word thesis all in the not too distant future? Fret not, we’ve got you covered! Join us for a 2-day intensive course and learn how to set yourself on the right path to writing. Applications close TBA.

Finish that thesis!™ [online]

3 June 2024 9:00am5 June 2024 4:00pm
Thesis deadline looming but can’t seem to find the time or motivation? Join us for an intensive 3-day advance (not a retreat!) towards writing 20,000 words for your thesis or set your own ambitious writing goals! Apply now! Applications close: 12 MAY 11:45pm

Word: Creating a Structured Thesis (CaST) - Multiple sessions

1 January 2024 1:00pm17 January 2024 4:00pm
This session is designed for researchers at UQ who need to use Word to structure complex documents such as a thesis.