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.

The 'imposter' syndrome

17 June 2019 1:00pm4:00pm
Although you are doing well, you may still feel like an imposter. Learn how to manage these feelings.

Strategic networking: How to connect for impact

19 June 2019 1:00pm3:00pm
Understand the strategic value of networking. Identify networking opportunities.

The teaching academic: An introduction

25 June 2019 10:30am12:30pm
Gain insight into what it means to teach effectively in higher education and how this fits with an academic career.

How to get published: An introduction

2 July 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Gain an insight into the world of scholarly publishing.

Making the most of the advisor/student relationship

9 July 2019 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to develop a close working relationship with your advisors.

Writing a confirmation document - Gatton

11 July 2019 1:00pm2:30pm
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

Mastering the art of paying attention

12 July 2019 10:30am12:30pm
Discover simple tools and techniques to stay focused and overcome distractions.

Writing a literature review - Herston

16 July 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

Creating a structured thesis (CaST)

17 July 2019 9:30am12:30pm
One of our most popular sessions - a practical guide to designing complex documents, in particular your thesis.

Effective time management

1 August 2019 10:00am11:00am
Discover strategies for effective time management which can be applied in your research degree.

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Turbocharge your writing

12 June 2019 1:30pm4:00pm
Learn clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity.

The seven secrets of highly successful research students

12 June 2019 9:30am12:00pm
Unlock seven key habits to help you through your research degree.

Career strategy (General)

28 May 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Discover post-HDR career options and consider which is best for you.

Introduction to presentation skills - Gatton

24 May 2019 10:00am11:30am
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great presentations.

Cohesion, linking and flow in your writing - Herston

21 May 2019 10:00am11:30am
Discover strategies and techniques which will help you improve cohesion in your writing and assist your reader to understand the structure of your argument.

Becoming a resilient researcher webinar [online]

16 May 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
This webinar will teach you key principles to improve self-awareness and your interactions with others.

RQ 2 HDR orientation

14 May 2019 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international. Registrations will open on 1 April, 2019.

New international HDR students: Compulsory information session

14 May 2019 10:30am11:30am
Get valuable information to support you as a new international HDR student.

Introduction to presentation skills - Herston

7 May 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great presentations.

Writing a confirmation document - Herston

7 May 2019 10:00am11:30am
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

Writing a literature review - Gatton

30 April 2019 10:00am11:30am
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

Basic statistical ideas for researchers

26 April 2019 1:00pm3:00pm
Learn ideas relating to research design, descriptive statistics and inferential statistics.

Making and measuring research impact: an introduction

2 April 2019 9:00am11:00am
An introduction to how and where you can start making an impact with your research.

Making the most of the advisor/student relationship

19 March 2019 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to develop a close working relationship with your advisors.

Communicating in a global environment

27 February 2019 9:30am12:00pm
Build your skills in communicating across a range of cultures and contexts.

RQ 1 HDR orientation

12 February 2019 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.   

edX's R and Python workshops (Online)

1 January 2019 9:00am
Beginners to advanced level online courses are available from our MOOC platform, edX (which we partner with well-known institutions all around the world). A large variety of offerings are available throughout the year in self-paced or paced modes. Clicking on the Register link will bring you to a search of available R courses.

Library's data visualisation workshops

1 January 2019 12:30am
The Library runs various workshops on data visualisation across the year. Popular sessiosn include NVivo, Excel, OpenRefine, 3D modelling, and Infographics. Clicking the Register button will show you all upcoming sessions.

Methods for Social Analysis & Statistics - MFSAS

1 November 2018 9:30am14 December 2018 10:30am
A range of short methods courses conducted by ISSR. Dates vary and costs apply. See links for details.

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.

Wiley UniDay

12 September 2018 10:30am1:00pm
This 2-hour event will bring together editors of prominent journals, publishing experts and research publishing professionals.

Mastering the art of paying attention

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

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.

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.

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