July 20, 2020, by Lisa Chin

C0VID-19: Graduate School updates (20 July 2020)

Ref. UNM/GS/C0VID-19/30/20/07/20

C0VID-19: Graduate School updates (20 July 2020)

This is part 30 of a series of updates which provides latest news and information from the Graduate School in light of the movement control order nationwide and campus closure. Don’t forget you can get in touch with us via Facebook and Graduate School Blog or by email at graduateschool@nottingham.edu.my.

The University is regularly updating advice and general FAQs on C0VID-19 on its web page. See more

The Vice Provost (Research and Knowledge Exchange) is also contributing to a more detailed page with guidance for postgraduate research students and research staff. See more

Researcher training courses

Weekly update of upcoming courses

Creative Thinking

  • Monday 20 July 2020, 10am – 12noon

  • This course will introduce the techniques to enhance creative thinking and subsequently promote critical thinking.

  • Sign up

Nature of the PhD and the Supervision Process

  • Thursday 23 July 2020, 10am – 12noon

  • This course will introduce the expectations of a doctoral study and provide an understanding of the roles of supervisors and research students.

  • Sign up

Shut Up and Write

  • Session 07/03: Friday 24 July 2020, 10am – 12.30pm

  • This session will assist in structuring periods of writing and limiting the distraction at home while providing the necessary guidance and motivation to write efficiently and effectively.

  • Use this token to join the session in Microsoft Teams: bkjn59

  • Join now

Virtual Career Talk: Elevate your potential with Hartalega

Virtual Career Talk

Elevate your potential with Hartalega

Careers Advisory Service (CAS) is organising a virtual career talk on Thursday 23 July 2020 at 11am – 12noon via MS Teams, with guest speaker, Keith Lai, Talent Acquisition Senior Manager at Hartalega.

Sign up by Wednesday 22 July 2020

For any enquiries or more information, please contact CAS at careers@nottingham.edu.my.

On other blog

What matters isn’t your writing software, it’s your file structures!

An interesting blog post by Katherine Firth of the Research Degree Insiders on how to keep all those fragments and drafts so you can turn it into a book or thesis.

Read more

Next updates from us

Our next C0VID-19: Graduate School updates will be posted on Monday 27 July 2020

In the meantime, please continue to observe and follow the safety advice and precautionary measures by our local authorities and University.

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