Postgraduate events

Find out about events for postgraduates and how to stay up-to-date with what's on.

Staff and students at socialising at the Exposure Prizegiving.
Staff and students at the Exposure Prizegiving.

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®)

Could you present an 80,000-word thesis in just 180 seconds? Three Minute Thesis challenges research students to do just that. This epic race against the clock is a thrill for participants and audience members alike, plus a valuable opportunity for research students to upskill and increase their research impact.

Find out more about Three Minute Thesis.

Doctoral Morning Tea (DMT)

The Doctoral Morning Tea is an opportunity for doctoral candidates to network with peers from different faculties, share experiences and learn from those who have gone before them. Each month, a panel of current or recent doctoral candidates discusses key topics relevant to doctoral life.

Find out more about the Doctoral Morning Tea.

Doctoral workshops

Listings of upcoming workshops delivered by internationally-renowned academics and researchers aimed at sharing skills and knowledge around essential tools and strategies for doctoral success.

Find out more at Doctoral workshops.

School of Graduate Studies Research Showcase

The School of Graduate Studies (SGS) Research Showcase is a celebration of postgraduate research from the University's exceptional doctoral candidates and masters research students. Participants can submit to any (or all) of three categories: Academic Posters, Research Images or Creative Items, or simply explore the work at the Showcase exhibition.

Find out more about the SGS Research Showcase.

PGSA events

Joining the Postgraduate Students Association (PGSA) connects you with your peers and enables you to have a say in how the University is run. You could represent your community on a range of University committees, participate in exciting postgraduate events and - as a committee member - develop vital transferrable skills.  

Find out more online at Postgraduate Student Association.


Life on campus

What's On keeps you up-to-date with student events and activities on campus for students across the University.

Check it out at What's On.

Public lectures and talks

There is a wealth of public lectures, talks and public seminars open to students and staff from across the University. If you want to hear expert academics and industry leaders speak on the topics they know best, consider attending a public lecture, talk or seminar.

Find out more at University of Auckland events.

Stay informed with Postgrad or Doctoral News

Postgrad News and Doctoral News are fortnightly newsletters for current postgraduates and current doctoral candidates respectively. They keep you up-to-date with the development opportunities, events, news, information and resources that could help you make the most of your postgraduate or doctoral experience.

To sign up, contact the School of Graduate Studies Experience team via the button below.