Date: Saturday 25th August, 2012
Where: University of Otago Auckland Centre
325 Queen Street, Auckland
When: 10am until 2.30pm
Study support for postgraduate students
The study support day is open to all postgraduate students taking distance papers, plus Masters students and doctoral candidates residing in Auckland and surrounding areas. The day also provides the opportunity to meet and mingle with other students living in your area.
Support staff from Dunedin will be available at the Auckland Centre, 285 Queen Street during your mid-semester break to give presentations and take small clinics in areas of interest. Lunch is provided to participants.
Register your interest in attending by email to email@example.com
Information for prospective students
Information about University of Otago distance courses will be available during the day. If you are interested in finding out more please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Format of the study support day
There will be two strands through the day – presentations from the staff, and clinics for small groups.
While one of the staff is giving a presentation about a topic, the other two will be free to have 15-20 minute long clinics with a small number of people.
The clinics are for small groups of people to discuss a specific area of concern, so email us your suggestions for clinic topics.
10am Getting the most from your supervisor (Claire)
11am Referencing: Endnote and others (Paula)
1pm Publishing during your PG studies (Vijay)
2-2.30 Final questions from participants. Wrap up.
- Library Skills: Paula Whitelock, University Library
- Study Skills: Dr Vijay Mallan, Student Learning Centre
- Research Skills: Claire Gallop, Graduate Research Services
The clinics are for small groups of people to discuss a specific area of concern (max 5), so email your suggestions for clinic topics to email@example.com
Some clinic options could be:
- Managing academic writing
- Library thesis information
- Searching the databases
- Presenting at conferences
We want to know your areas of concern, so the day can be tailored to suit. Please let us know us the topics you would like covered during the small group clinics.
PLACES ARE LIMITED so register your interest in attending now at firstname.lastname@example.org