Now that you are close to completion and deadlines are approaching it is easy to forget that there is life after submission.  During the late stage of your candidature it is a good idea to consider how you will manage the gap between your thesis submission and conferral, and determine what opportunities this time provides to prepare for life after conferral

Lighting the Spark: Entrepreneurial Pathways to leverage your research [webinar]

3 November 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Find out how to generate workable ideas from your research and turn them into business opportunities. Be an idea pioneer! This session is designed for students who have limited experience in entrepreneurship and start-ups but are interested in pursuing this career path, or those who have a great idea but are unsure of what to do with it. This workshops is available in webinar and F2F modes. Please ensure that you register for the correct mode in order to receive the correct notifications.

Lighting the Spark: Entrepreneurial Pathways to leverage your research (F2F)

3 November 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Find out how to generate workable ideas from your research and turn them into business opportunities. Be an idea pioneer! This session is designed for students who have limited experience in entrepreneurship and start-ups but are interested in pursuing this career path, or those who have a great idea but are unsure of what to do with it. This workshops is available in webinar and F2F modes. Please ensure that you register for the correct mode in order to receive the correct notifications.

Writing to meet your readers' expectations

4 November 2021 10:00am11:30am
What does it mean to identify and write for your audience? (formerly called Cohesion, Linking, and Flow in your Writing) Consider attending Planning to Write before attending this workshop.

Pondering procrastination productively [webinar]

5 November 2021 10:00am11:30am
Are you plagued by procrastination? Why put off till tomorrow what you can do today? Learn tools and strategies to get you started in making change, feeling in control and creating new, more productive habits.

[Revamped] Communicating for impact outside academia [F2F]

17 November 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Learn to communicate your research to the broader community. This workshops is available in webinar and F2F modes. Please ensure that you register for the correct mode in order to receive the correct notifications.

Mental Health First Aid

2 December 2021 8:30am3 December 2021 4:30pm
What 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. Registrations close 22 November at noon. NB: This course has been rescheduled from August due to the lockdown so places are highly limited.

Law and Intellectual property [webinar]

25 October 2021 10:00am11:30am
Intellectual Property can be a valuable asset and understanding how to protect it will help you in your research career. This session will touch upon UQ’s IP policies, and the broader Australian and global context.

Three Ss of Resilience

22 October 2021 10:00am11:30am
Learn strategies to improve resilience in order to better manage the stresses and strains of life, both during the candidature and in your future professional life.

CV Essentials for HDRs [webinar]

18 October 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
Interactive workshop to give you skills to prepare and maintain an outstanding CV. (previously known as Preparing your CV).

A winning mindset: Coaching for performance [webinar]

7 October 2021 10:00am12:30pm
Our mindset is the foundation for success in life and careers. Learn to develop a winning mindset and practice coaching which is an essential workplace skill.

Statistics for comparisons using R (QCIF) [webinar]

7 October 2021 9:00am5:00pm
This practical hands-on workshop will help participants to choose and use the appropriate statistical test for their data by introducing key concepts of inferential statistics in R. Prior knowledge of R is required. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND OPENS 15 SEPTEMBER AT 12PM.

Career control for researchers [online]

5 October 2021 10:00am
The 2021 Round 2 course is now open for applications. This 8-week online paced course runs from 5 October to 26 November 2021. Closing date for application is 12 September 2021 at 5pm. You will be advised by 22 September if you are successful. 

Perfection not required: Managing perfectionism [webinar]

5 October 2021 10:00am11:30am
This workshop will dispel the common myth that perfectionism is a good thing that is a characteristic of high achievers, and use a cognitive behavioural approach to overcoming perfectionist behaviours and thought processes.

Matching your potential with employment possibilities [webinar]

22 September 2021 10:00am12:00pm
This workshop will provide you with strategies for finding out what jobs are out there, and how to decide the main characteristics being sought in those jobs.

Longitudinal and mixed model analysis in R (QCIF) [webinar]

13 September 2021 9:00am5:00pm
This interactive online workshop deals with longitudinal data and its analysis. Participants MUST know R and be familiar with the concepts of statistical hypothesis testing and regression analysis. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED WILL OPEN ON 13 AUGUST at NOON.

What DO examiners want? [F2F]

7 September 2021 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]

7 September 2021 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 face-to-face delivery mode. Please ensure that you are correctly registered in your chosen mode to receive the relevant workshop notifications.

Academic publishing: Play by the rules [webinar]

31 August 2021 10:00am11:30am
Explore guiding principles of ethical publishing and your rights.

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

25 August 2021 9:00am5:00pm
This highly interactive online workshop will provide attendees with a friendly, gentle introduction to the theory behind linear regressions in R. Prior experience with R and the RStudio interface is required, as well as familiarity with the concepts of descriptive statistics and elementary statistical hypothesis testing. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 25 JULY AT NOON.

Ventures' Quantum hackathon

24 August 2021 9:00am5:00pm
Ventures is hosting a four-day challenge from 24-27 August. Hosting with EQUS (Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems) in partnership with The University of Western Australia, Macquarie University and the Department of Defence. Seeking staff and students from engineering, medicine and business to science, health and agriculture to bring your industry problems and cross-collaborate to discover applications and solutions using quantum technologies.

Video abstracts: An introduction [webinar]

20 August 2021 10:00am11:30am
What are video abstracts and how can they help you?

Copyright and your research: Including material in your thesis and publications [webinar]

6 August 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Examine how you should correctly incorporate and attribute copyrighted material in your thesis and publications. This workshop is also available in the face-to-face delivery mode. Please ensure that you are correctly registered in your chosen mode to receive the relevant workshop notifications.

Ventures' Industry challenge - info session

5 August 2021 10:00am11:30am
Info Session. 10-11.30am, 5 August 2021. Registration deadline. 4pm, 13 August 2021. Submission deadline for pitch. 4pm, 6 October 2021. Pitch event. 21 October 2021. Join us and watch the top teams pitch for the prize pool of $20,000.

UniQuest research commercialisation workshop

21 July 2021 8:00am22 July 2021 5:00pm
2-day workshop that focuses on creating an awareness of intellectual property management and commercialisation. Express your interest in joining the workshop now! Applications close 30 June.

Policy 101: Understanding public policy and its making [webinar]

19 July 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Develop a scholarly appreciation of public policy and identify how it impacts your research.

The teaching academic

7 July 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
Gain insight into what it means to teach effectively in higher education and how this fits with an academic career. THIS SESSION IS AVAILABLE IN BOTH THE ZOOM AND F2F MODES. PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU REGISTER FOR THE CORRECT MODE.

Working in the 3rd Space: non-academic university careers [webinar]

5 July 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
Learn what is meant by 'the third space' and how this space might be right for your career.

Data story-telling (QCIF) [webinar]

30 June 2021 1:30pm3:30pm
This workshop focuses on developing your data storytelling skills, using practical hands-on sessions that combine the three elements of data, visuals and narrative to construct a meaningful and memorable story about your research. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 30 MAY AT NOON.

Finish that thesis!™ [online]

24 June 2021 9:00am28 June 2021 4:00pm
Thesis deadline looming but can’t seem to find the time or motivation? Join us for an intensive 3-day (Thu/Fri/Mon) advance (not a retreat!) towards writing 20,000 words for your thesis or set your own ambitious writing goals! Apply now! Applications close 31st May at 5pm.

Ventures' Curiosity for PhD (and free talks)

23 June 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Over six weeks beginning 23 June, attend a combination of weekly workshops and listen to a series of inspirational speakers. You will have the opportunity to form and test your early-stage ideas or simply get a taste and explore how you can expand your entrepreneurial mindset. Applications close 16 June.

Career shaping: Resume and selection criteria

23 June 2021 10:00am12:30pm
Write a great resume tailored to your audience and learn how to respond to selection criteria.

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