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.

Turbocharge your writing [online]

7 May 2024 9:00am29 July 2024 5:00pm
This program establishes good writing routines and habits by delivering content over a 12 week period from 7 May to 29 July. REGISTRATION CLOSES 30 April 9AM

The seven secrets of highly successful research students [online]

13 May 2024 9:00am22 July 2024 5:00pm
This 10 week online program from 13 May to 22 July looks at seven key strategies that help research higher degree students finish on time and enjoy the process more. REGISTRATION CLOSES 6 MAY 9AM

Mine, Yours, Ours – Meeting everyone’s needs through assertive communication [webinar]

24 June 2024 10:00am12:00pm
This workshop provides strategies to think and behave more assertively, set healthy professional boundaries and resolve conflict in professional contexts.

Postgrad life in the Great Southern Land [St Lucia]

25 June 2024 10:00am11:30am
This workshop explores common challenges for international students, such as the experience of homesickness and culture shock, as well as the differences in the Australian workplace and academic cultures.

Career shaping: Understand your skills and identify opportunities [St Lucia]

1 July 2024 10:00am12:30pm
Increase your chances of a positive career on completion of your HDR.

Single-cell RNA Seq analysis using Galaxy (QCIF) [webinar]

4 July 2024 9:00am5:00pm
This hands-on workshop will cover the basics of single-cell RNA-Seq analysis, using the Galaxy platform. Starting from a table of gene counts we will evaluate, filter, annotate and visualise the data. We will also cover clustering, cell type identification and differential expression. No prior experience with Galaxy required.

Statistical comparisons using SPSS (QCIF) [webinar]

12 July 2024 9:00am5:00pm
This practical workshop will help participants to choose and use the appropriate standard statistical test for their data by introducing key concepts of inferential statistics in SPSS. Participants will learn how to compute and interpret hypothesis tests for popular statistical models such as correlation, contingency tables, chi-square test, t-test and ANOVA. Prior knowledge of SPSS is required.

Impactful presentations: Delivering with confidence [Herston]

15 July 2024 9:30am1:30pm
This interactive session will enable you to develop your edge when communicating your research, presenting at conferences, or participating in competitions such as 3MT and more broadly, when presenting your personal value proposition. (formerly known as Advanced Presentation Skills);

Exploring and predicting using linear regression in SPSS (QCIF) [webinar]

18 July 2024 9:00am5:00pm
This hands-on SPSS workshop introduces principles and methods of regression models using SPSS, and how to interpret relationships between data. It covers basic principles of regression methods through to interpreting the output of statistical analyses. Prior expertise with SPSS is required. Participants are also expected to have a basic familiarity with the concepts of descriptive statistics and elementary statistical hypothesis testing.

Working with Sensitive Data (QCIF) [webinar]

23 July 2024 9:00am11:30am
This workshop uses practical and discussion-based training to guide researchers about identifying what constitutes sensitive data, the risks of working with sensitive data, and how to appropriately manage those risks. The workshop is particularly relevant for clinical, environmental, and ecological researchers, but is applicable to all fields of research.

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Strategic networking: How to connect for impact [St Lucia]

18 June 2024 10:00am12:00pm
Understand the strategic value of networking. Identify networking opportunities.

Mental Health First Aid [St Lucia]

17 June 2024 9:00am18 June 2024 4:30pm
Want to gain the mental health first aid skills to help yourself and others in mental distress? Want to gain the MHFA accreditation that you can put on your CV? Join our 2 full-day MHFA accreditation training offered to HDR students at no cost to you! Please do NOT sign up unless you can commit to attending both days in full. Registration closes 12 June 9am.

NEW! Bring it together: what good tutors do [webinar]

13 June 2024 11:00am12:00pm
This workshop focuses on improving tutoring skills through case studies, understanding hybrid tutoring, and strategizing for success.

The 'imposter' syndrome [webinar]

6 June 2024 1:00pm4:00pm
Although you are doing well, you may still feel like an imposter. Learn how to manage these feelings.

Career strategy: Plan for your Future [St Lucia]

3 June 2024 10:00am12:00pm
Successful careers are a result of good planning. Get started early with your career strategy.

Resilient researcher: Becoming a Resilient Researcher [Webinar]

30 May 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Build your resilience for your research degree and beyond.

NEW! Editing educational media in Adobe Premiere Workshop [webinar]

29 May 2024 11:00am12:00pm
This hands-on course will help you bring your teaching videos to life through efficient post-production.

NEW! PadletUQ [webinar]

27 May 2024 1:00pm2:00pm
Learn to use PadletUQ to promote active learning face-to-face and online.

Basic statistical ideas for researchers [webinar]

27 May 2024 10:00am12:00pm
Learn ideas relating to research design, descriptive statistics and inferential statistics.

HDR Orientation Welcome Event (St Lucia)

21 May 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Join the Graduate School for the chance to meet your fellow commencing candidates, Graduate School staff who will be assisting you in the HDR journey and also enjoying lunch within the beautiful St Lucia Campus.

Publishing your research: Writing and submitting [webinar]

21 May 2024 10:00am11:30am
Equip yourself with the tools and practical knowledge to assist you through the writing and submission phase of the publication process. This is part 1 of a 2-part series. Consider attending Promoting Your Publications after this.

Presenting for the 3MT [St Lucia]

14 May 2024 10:30am12:00pm
How do you present effectively for the 3MT?

HDR Orientation Meet'N'Greet [webinar]

7 May 2024 1:30pm3:00pm
Orientation is strongly recommended for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.

New International HDR students: Compulsory info session [webinar]

7 May 2024 10:30am12:30pm
This session is compulsory for all newly commencing HDR students and is a requirement of your visa.

Resilient researcher: Resilience when remote [Webinar]

23 April 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
This webinar is designed to assist HDR candidates researching in remote locations. For instance, this may occur when you are away collecting data or are based interstate or even overseas.

Resilient researcher: Understanding yourself and others [webinar]

22 April 2024 12:00pm1:30pm
Your IQ is high. But what about your EQ? The ability to understand ourselves and others is central to career and personal success.

Impactful presentations: Delivering with confidence [St Lucia]

4 April 2024 9:30am1:30pm
This interactive session will enable you to develop your edge when communicating your research, participating in conferences or competitions such as 3MT and more broadly, when presenting your personal value proposition. (formerly known as Advanced Presentation Skills).

Presenting your research [TRI/PACE]

14 March 2024 2:00pm3:30pm
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great research presentations. Learn how to craft a message that targets your audience.

Impactful presentations: Delivering with confidence [webinar]

11 March 2024 9:30am1:30pm
This interactive session will enable you to develop your edge when communicating your research, presenting at conferences, or participating in competitions such as 3MT and more broadly, when presenting your personal value proposition. (formerly known as Advanced Presentation Skills)

HDR Orientation Meet'N'Greet [webinar]

5 February 2024 1:30pm3:00pm
Orientation is strongly recommended for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.

New international HDR students: Compulsory information session [webinar]

5 February 2024 10:30am12:30pm
This session is compulsory for new international research students starting this research quarter and is a requirement of your visa.

Analysing qualitative data (ISSR) [webinar]

30 November 2023 9:00am1:00pm
Learn about analysing qualitative data. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 3 NOVEMBER AT NOON.

Collecting qualitative data (ISSR) [webinar]

29 November 2023 9:00am12:00pm
A brief introduction into qualitative data collection. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 3 NOVEMBER AT 12PM

Writing a literature review [Herston]

21 November 2023 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to critically read and note-take when writing your lit review. Examine the unique features of a literature review as a frame for your research. This session is also available as a webinar. Please ensure that you're signed up for the correct session in order to receive the correct notifications.

Understanding quantitative data and performing descriptive analyses (ISSR) [webinar]

20 November 2023 9:00am12:00pm
This course is intended for HDR students who are new to working with quantitative data, or would like to refresh the basics. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 3 NOVEMBER AT 12PM.

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