October 13, 2020, by Lisa Chin
C0VID-19: Graduate School updates (13 October 2020)
We have been monitoring updates on C0VID-19 closely and in light of the conditional movement control order (CMCO) as well as campus closure from 14 – 27 October 2020, we are providing our postgraduate community this one-off update of how we at the Graduate School will be operating in the next two weeks.
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
Training and development
Our training courses will go on as originally planned
Find out more information about our training and development provision for the whole of this month through our Graduate School Newsletter, Nucleus issue 04/20 (40).
Weekly update of upcoming courses
Researcher Development Programme (RDP)
Light Your Fire – Motivational Tools for Researchers
Wednesday 14 October 2020, 10am – 12nn
This course will explore procrastination and discuss time management techniques.
Preparing for the Viva
Tuesday 27 October 2020,10am – 12nn
This course will delve into the main purposes of viva, its process and criteria as well as some key skills to consider in the lead up to, and during the viva itself.
Wednesday 28 October 2020, 2pm – 4pm
This workshop will delineate the steps of the publication process from choosing the journal to the acceptance of the manuscript.
Get in touch & stay connected
We will continue to provide succinct news, information and updates on our training and development opportunities for our postgraduate community through our monthly e-newsletter. The next one will be delivered to your inbox before the end of this month.
Please do not hesitate to reach out if you need any other clarifications or support from us via email to email@example.com.
In the meantime, please continue to observe and follow the safety advice and precautionary measures by our local authorities and University.