August 3, 2017, by Lisa Chin

Graduate School Bulletin, August 2017

Issue 02/17 (02)

This bulletin provides monthly updates on upcoming events and activities by the Graduate School.

Researcher Development Programme (RDP)

Upcoming RDP courses are listed below:

Date Time Course
2 August 2017 10am – 3pm Presentation Skills
4 August 2017 10am – 1pm Further Presentation Skills

Please register your attendance at

Three Minute Thesis Competition

Our annual Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) will be held on 12 September 2017 in the Great Hall. 3MT® competition challenges research students to communicate the significance of their projects to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes. It aims to help research students to develop their academic, presentation and research communication skills.

Active doctoral candidates who have successfully passed their confirmation milestones (including thesis under submission) are eligible to participate in the competition. You can stand a chance to win prizes worth RM 2,500.

A compulsory preparatory event and training session for those who are interested in entering the competition will be held on 8 August 2017 at 10am in H1B13. To register your interest, please click on this link:

We look forward to your participation!

Coffee and Cake

Our next Coffee and Cake session will be held on 25 August 2017 at 3pm – 4pm in H1B14.

We look forward to seeing you there!

For any enquiries, please email us at

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