Doctoral opportunities

Grow your networks, maximise your research impact, develop vital leadership and innovation skills and engage with other bright minds from across the University.

Could you present your entire thesis in 180 seconds? Have a go at this fun and frantic annual research communication competition.

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Candidates in a leacture theatre.

Multiple dates: Join us online for a regular kōrero about hot topics in doctoral programmes.

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Students gathered for a panel.

Multiple dates: Network with peers and listen to panels and professionals share knowledge on key doctoral topics.

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Candidates in a leacture theatre.

Multiple dates: Develop essential strategies and knowledge to help you better navigate - and succeed in! - your candidature.

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A free year-long programme designed to help doctoral candidates from all disciplines develop entrepreneurial mindsets and skills.

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Lecturer giving a talk in front of a powerpoint showing the words 'Belonging' and 'Inclusion'.

Kick-start your academic career through fortnightly seminars on leadership, teaching and research.

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Celebrating the research of doctoral candidates and research masters students from across the University.

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A regular online hui for our offshore doctoral candidates.

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Utilise U21’s new online collaboration space, U21 Community, to connect with potential research collaborators.

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Student studying.

Multiple dates: Te Tumu Herenga Libraries and Learning Services offers a comprehensive selection of academic workshops for doctoral candidates.

Tirohia ināianei | Look now
Two candidates chatting at a poster expo

Build a student-led, inclusive research community with financial support from the Creating Connections Grant.

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Two people working on a computer.

Brush up on your NVivo, SPSS and Word thesis formatting skills with these valuable workshops - offered free for all current postgraduates.

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The Centre for eResearch supports researchers with data management and computational issues through workshops, courses, software and one-on-one support.

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Multiple dates: Don’t miss these interactive one-day workshops developed to help you transform your idea into a new and exciting venture.

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Harshpreet Singh and Amy Martin discuss the important research visits they were able to make thanks to the U21 Doctoral Mobility Scholarship.

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Build a student-led, inclusive research community with support from the Creating Connections Grant. Funded by the School of Graduate Studies.

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The PGSA is your opportunity to connect with the University's diverse postgraduate community.

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The AUSA represents, supports and advocates for students across the University

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With over 200 clubs, societies and associations, you're sure to find some like-minded friends.

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