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.

Writing a literature review

15 August 2019 1:00pm3:00pm
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

Intro to R: Using the R statistical environment (QFAB) - TRI

19 August 2019 9:00am5:00pm
No prior knowledge of R required, this workshop is relevant for all disciplines, although examples and exercises will focus on biological datasets. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 1 AUGUST, NOON.

Lived Experience: a conversation

19 August 2019 2:00pm3:30pm
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.

Career shaping: Understand your skills and identify opportunities

26 September 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Increase your chances of a positive career on completion of your HDR.

Communicating in a global environment

27 September 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Build your skills in communicating across a range of cultures and contexts.

Advanced presentation skills - Gatton

30 September 2019 9:00am1:00pm
This interactive session will further develop your presentation skills for impact. You do not need to have attended Intro to Presentation Skills to attend this session.

Research ethics: Human

30 September 2019 10:00am11:30am
HDR candidates using humans in their research require ethics approval prior to collecting any data. Find out how to seek approval.

Introduction to presentation skills

1 October 2019 10:30am12:30pm
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great presentations. REGISTRATIONS ARE REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN APPROXIMATELY 6 TO 8 WEEKS BEFOREHAND.

How to navigate an academic career

2 October 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Explore specific ideas, tools and techniques to navigate an academic career. REGISTRATIONS ARE REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN APPROXIMATELY 6 TO 8 WEEKS BEFOREHAND.

Lighting the Spark: Entrepreneurial Pathways to leverage your research

16 October 2019 10:00am11:30am
"The act of undertaking a doctorate is a good training ground for the development of enterprise." Learn about what it means to be an entrepreneur. REGISTRATIONS ARE REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN APPROXIMATELY 6 TO 8 WEEKS BEFOREHAND.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Strategic networking: How to connect for impact

8 March 2018 9:30am11:30am
Understand the strategic value of networking. Identify networking opportunities.

How to navigate an academic career

6 March 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Explore specific ideas, tools and techniques to navigate an academic career.

Effective time management for researchers

13 February 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Discover strategies for effective time management which can be applied in your research degree.

Creating a structured document or thesis

22 March 2017 9:30am12:30pm
A practical guide to designing complex documents such as a thesis (CaST).

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