Early candidature is the time to lay the groundwork for successful completion of your degree. It is important that you take the time to think about where you are headed after graduation, and what steps you may need to take to get there. It is also your chance to develop skills that will help you manage your time and avoid procrastination.

Research integrity (online, compulsory)

1 January 2017 6:00am31 December 2019 6:00am
Explore the fundamentals of research design, data management, authorship and more.

Improving writing with data-driven learning

1 July 2018 10:45am30 September 2018 11:45am
This online course looks at the use of 'big data' to help graduate students with their academic writing. Registration instructions available in session description.

Mastering the art of paying attention

28 August 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Discover simple tools and techniques to stay focused and overcome distractions.

Communicating in a global environment

10 September 2018 10:00am12:30pm
Build your skills in communicating across a range of cultures and contexts.

Basic statistical ideas for researchers

24 September 2018 10:30am12:30pm
Learn ideas relating to research design, descriptive statistics and inferential statistics.

The 'imposter' syndrome

25 September 2018 9:30am12:30pm
Although you are doing well, you may still feel like an imposter. Learn how to manage these feelings.

Career strategy: Planning for your Future

10 October 2018 9:30am11:30am
Successful careers are a result of good planning. Get started early with your career strategy.

Writing a confirmation document

10 October 2018 10:30am12:00pm
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

Organising your research with concept maps and graphic organisers

15 October 2018 2:00pm3:30pm
Interactive workshop which introduces strategies for effectively mapping and planning a research project.

Strategic networking: How to connect for impact

18 October 2018 9:30am11:30am
Understand the strategic value of networking. Identify networking opportunities.

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Lived Experience: a conversation

16 August 2018 10:00am11:30am
Resilience is a key requirement of completing a higher degree by research. Listen to the experiences of students who have successfully completed the journey before you.

Writing a confirmation document

14 August 2018 10:00am11:30am
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

Effective time management for researchers

7 August 2018 10:00am11:00am
Discover strategies for effective time management which can be applied in your research degree.

Mine, Yours, Ours – Meeting Everyone’s Needs

7 August 2018 9:00am11:00am
This workshop provides strategies to think and behave more assertively, set healthy professional boundaries and resolve conflict in professional contexts. Registrations open soon.

RQ 3 HDR orientation

1 August 2018 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates. You should attend even if you have been unable to register.

Career Shaping: Identifying Opportunities for Skills Development [online]

5 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
This session will provide participants with strategies to identify skills development opportunities.

Career Shaping: Understanding your Skills [online]

27 June 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
This session will provide participants with an opportunity to identify and explore their existing skills.

Intellectual property

20 June 2018 10:00am11:30am
Understand how to protect intellectual property, what are your rights and your responsibilities.

Creating a structured thesis (CaST) venue: PACE

14 June 2018 9:30am12:30pm
A practical guide to designing complex documents - in particular your thesis.

Turbocharge your writing

13 June 2018 1:30pm4:00pm
Learn clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity.

The seven secrets of highly successful research students

13 June 2018 9:30am12:00pm
Unlock seven key habits to help you through your research degree.

The teaching academic: An introduction

7 June 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Gain insight into what it means to teach effectively in higher education and how this fits with an academic career.

Research Bazaar Brisbane

6 June 2018 8:30am8 June 2018 5:30pm
The Research Bazaar is a worldwide festival promoting the digital literacy emerging at the centre of modern research.

Research integrity in HDR training (student only session)

5 June 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Learn details about research integrity policies, advisors' and candidates' main obligations.

Creating a structured thesis (CaST) venue: St Lucia

4 June 2018 9:30am12:30pm
SESSION NOW FULL A practical guide to designing complex documents - in particular your thesis.

RQ 2 HDR orientation

22 May 2018 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international. Registrations will open on 1 April, 2018.

Creating a structured thesis (CaST) venue: St Lucia

22 May 2018 9:30am12:30pm
SESSION NOW FULL A practical guide to designing complex documents - in particular your thesis.

Introduction to presentation skills

16 May 2018 9:30am10:30am
Presenting your research is an important skill. Learn how to do it well.

Creating a structured thesis (CaST) venue: St Lucia

11 May 2018 9:30am12:30pm
SESSION NOW FULL A practical guide to designing complex documents - in particular your thesis.

Communicating in a global environment

30 April 2018 10:00am12:30pm
Build your skills in communicating across a range of cultures and contexts.

Cohesion, linking and flow in your writing - Gatton Campus

27 April 2018 12:30pm2:30pm
Discover strategies and techniques which will help you improve cohesion in your writing and assist your reader to understand the structure of your argument.

Writing and Literature Review - Gatton Campus

27 April 2018 9:30am11:30am
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

Writing a literature review

18 April 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

Mastering the art of paying attention

17 April 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Discover simple tools and techniques to stay focused and overcome distractions.

Career shaping: Understand your skills and identify opportunities

27 March 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Increase your chances of a positive career on completion of your HDR.

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