Doctoral morning tea

Meet other doctoral candidates from across the University and listen to panel speakers discuss relevant and interesting topics.

The Doctoral Morning Tea (DMT) is a monthly event organised just for doctoral candidates. Come along to meet and mingle with your peers from across the University, have a tasty bite to eat and listen to a revolving panel of guest speakers discuss interesting topics that are relevant to doctoral life.

2019 schedule

The dates for the DMT are fixed, but the topics may vary according to speaker availability and other circumstances. Please check back closer to each event to confirm.

Booking is essential for catering purposes. Once the topic is confirmed for each session, you will find the booking link in the table below.

Date Topic Location
Thursday 28 February
Competitions, collaborations and courses: Making the most of your doctorate
Decima Glen, OGGB, City Campus
Thursday 21 March "Winter is coming": Managing health and wellness during the doctorate
Wednesday 17 April Perfect your PhD elevator pitch
iSpace, City Campus
Thursday 23 May Managing the relationship with your supervisor iSpace, City Campus
Thursday 20 June International student life
iSpace, City Campus
Thursday 18 July
Mid-Year Social Pat Hanan Room, City Campus
Thursday 22 August Academic career pathways
iSpace, City Campus
Thursday 19 September What STEM employers want
Decima Glen room, OGGB, City Campus
Thursday 24 October The examination process and life after the doctorate
iSpace, City Campus
Wednesday 20 November Q&A with the Vice-Chancellor and the Dean of Graduate Studies
iSpace, City Campus

To stay up-to-date with DMT news and developments, check out our fortnightly newsletter, Postgrad News: Doctoral Edition. You can sign up by emailing