Research, skills and career development

Libraries and Learning Services

Libraries and Learning Services is so much more than just books! Research advisors offer professional research advice, and there are a range of workshops and resources to help you develop the academic skills you need to successfully complete your doctorate.

Find out more online: Libraries and Learning Services.

UniServices (Commercialisation)

UniServices works with researchers and academic staff at the
University of Auckland to transfer world-class knowledge and technology into existing companies and startups.

With expertise in commercialisation and intellectual property,
UniServices actively identifies and protects ground-breaking discoveries with commercial potential. Doctoral candidates can benefit from professional advice, Commercialisation workshops and more.

Find out more online: UniServices.

Career Development and Employability Services (CDES)

It's never too early to start thinking about your career direction and preparing for the future. Get advice on professional and academic careers, CV-writing, job applications and interviews, skills portfolios and industry opportunities such as internships.

Find out more online: Careers Development and Employability Services.

Centre for eResearch

The centre offers a range of services to help researchers - including doctoral candidates - address challenging computational problems. Find out how you can benefit by  following the link below.

Find out more online: Centre for eResearch.

Diagnostic English Language Needs Assessment (DELNA)

DELNA is the University's free English language diagnosis tool and it is mandatory for all doctoral candidates. Watch the video for a quick overview or get the details via the link below.

Find out more online: Diagnostic English Language Needs Assessment.

English Language Enrichment (ELE)

You can explore a wealth of opportunities to develop your English language skills, from writing workshops to speaking and listening groups.

Find out more online: English Language Enrichment.

Doctoral Academic Leadership Initiative (DALI)

This competitive academic leadership programme runs once per year, and gives mid-phase doctoral candidates a head-start in their pursuit of an academic career.

Find out more online: Doctoral Academic Leadership Initiative.