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Workshops, training opportunities and professional development

Take advantage of workshops and events throughout the year. The professional and researcher development portal gives you access to workshops and training around the University. Search for workshops and training organised by personal and professional development teams.

Access the Graduate Research School (GRS) Blackboard site for workshop materials from all GRS doctoral and research masters' sessions. Log in using your student username and password.

Where a workshop is delivered by Zoom, registered attendees will be emailed the Zoom address the day before.


Researcher development

Develop the knowledge and skills to undertake and complete your graduate research. Professional development options include research skills and information sessions around administration of graduate research programmes and scholarships.

Academic writing

Make the most of your research by communicating in an academic style.

Career strategy and development

Develop a range of skills for future employability.

Presentation skills and public engagement

Effective ways to share your research with diverse audiences.

International candidates

Support and learning opportunities for international graduate research candidates.

Personal development

Develop a range of personal skills to assist with your research productivity and wellbeing enabling you to maintain your work/life balance.
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For staff

Workshops and events developed to assist staff working with graduate research candidates.
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Māori and Pacific Island Postgraduate

Hui, writing days, writing retreats and support for Māori and Pacific Island postgraduate students.
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Information and registration for events held throughout the year for graduate research including Graduate Research Festival and Research Student Symposium.
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