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Academic support for University of Otago, Christchurch postgraduate students

Planning and writing assignments/dissertations/theses

Workshops

The workshops are run by Carole Acheson, Professional Practice Fellow, Student Learning Development.

Workshops topics

  • Study skills for new postgraduate students
  • Writing a dissertation / thesis
  • Literature reviews
  • Plagiarism and paraphrase
  • Formal English
  • Punctuation

More information about the workshops

  • Workshops are held once each semester
  • Emails will be sent to Christchurch postgraduate students when workshop enrolment opens
  • Email stephen.sharp@otago.ac.nz for more information

One-on-One sessions

Online resources

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Presentations and public speaking

Workshops

This workshop is run by Carole Acheson, Professional Practice Fellow, Student Learning Development.

Workshops topic

  • How to prepare and present oral presentations

More information about the workshops

  • Workshops are held once each semester
  • Emails will be sent to Christchurch postgraduate students when workshop enrolment opens
  • Email stephen.sharp@otago.ac.nz for more information

One-on-one

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Referencing

Workshops

Endnote training is run by the Canterbury Medical Library

Workshop topic

  • Unravelling EndNote

More information about the workshop

One-on-one

Online resources

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Formatting theses and assignments

Workshops

These workshops are run by ITS Training

Workshop topic

  • Thesis formatting

More information about the workshop

Online resources

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Statistical advice 

Consultancy

Consultancy is available to students undertaking thesis or dissertation research.

More information about Biostatistics in Christchurch

Workshops

These workshops are run by ITS Training

Workshop topics

  • R
  • SPSS
  • Excel

More information about the workshop

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