October 31, 2018, by Lisa Chin

Graduate School Bulletin, November 2018

Issue 06/18 (11)

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

Training Courses

Researcher Development Programme (RDP)

We are offering the following training courses in November.

Date Time Course
2 November 2018 10am – 12noon Using Posters to Communicate Research
5 November 2018 10am – 3pm Presentation Skills
7 November 2018 10am – 1pm Further Presentation Skills
9 November 2018 10am – 12noon What Do I Want to Get Out of a Conference
12 November 2018 10am – 12noon Introduction to the Skills of Teamwork for Researchers
14 November 2018 10am – 12noon Light Your Fire: Motivational Tools for Researchers
15 November 2018 2pm – 4pm Anatomy of a Good Journal Paper
21 November 2018 2pm – 4pm Getting Going on Your Thesis
23 November 2018 10am – 12noon Finishing Your Thesis
26 November 2018 10am – 12noon Preparing for Your Annual Review
28 November 2018 2pm – 4pm Structuring Your Thesis
30 November 2018 10am – 12noon Drafting a Chapter of Your Thesis

To register, please click on the course title. This will direct you to our Moodle page where you can log in using your University credentials.

Upcoming Events

Call for Entries: Images of Postgraduate Experience Photography Competition

Can you creatively capture the essence of your postgraduate experience with just one photographic image and a short caption? Stand a chance to win up to RM700 cash prizes!

This competition challenges you to capture people’s interest and enthuse them about your postgraduate experience at the University of Nottingham Malaysia.

Submit your photographic image (in JPEG format) and entry form to graduateschool@nottingham.edu.my no later than 5pm on Friday 16 November 2018.

Entry form

Invitation: Deepavali Celebration

In celebration of the festive occasion of Deepavali, we will be hosting a Deepavali celebration for all our postgraduate students on Wednesday 14 November 2018 at 1pm in H1B12.

Other Resources

The Career Advisory Service (CAS) encourages you to start considering your career and professional development early in your PhD studies. So do take advantage of the online resources listed below.

For more information, please email CAS at careers@nottingham.edu.my.

Thinking Ahead – Exploring Career Options

Are you unsure about your life after your PhD?

This is an online course for PhD students which intends to inform and prepare you for your future career. You will have the opportunity to focus on yourself and critically reflect on your career options and decision-making style. At the end of the course, you will develop your own action plan to continue your journey.

Sign up

Passport Career

The University has subscribed to Passport Career online resources where you can find many interesting careers webinars for PhD students.

More information

For any queries, please email us at graduateschool@nottingham.edu.my.

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