Doctoral workshops

Workshops supporting doctoral candidate development, provided by the School of Graduate Studies.

Note: These workshops are for enrolled candidates only. Please register using your University of Auckland email address.

Alert Level notice

Alert Level 1 - Activities will take place in person

Alert Level 2 or higher - Activities will be moved online where possible. We'll send you a Zoom  link via email.

Candidature essentials

Multiple dates | Working effectively with your supervisor
Learn about supervision expectations, how to communicate them and take home practical strategies for maintaining effective supervisory relationships.

Multiple dates | Preparing for your Confirmation review
Find out how to prepare for your confirmation review (or provisional year review). Aimed at those within 3-9 months of starting their doctorate. Suitable for those on the current and the 2016 PhD Statutes.

Multiple dates | Preparing for your examination
Planning to submit your thesis within the next 6 months? Learn more about what you need to prepare for thesis submission and your final oral examination.

Multiple dates | Wahapū demonstration
Get an overview of the PhD Statute and let an SGS Doctoral Candidate Adviser take you through the basics of Wahapū, our system for doctoral candidature management.

Personal and professional skills

Wellness in Academia webinar series with Dr Desiree Dickerson

16 September | Perfectionism and imposter syndrome
Discover strategies to help you let go of the distorted thinking patterns that are holding you back from success. Bookings open 5 July.

Thinkwell workshops with Dr Hugh Kearns

23 November | Planning your PhD
Take control of your PhD and use these practical strategies to finish on time. Bookings open 20 September.

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