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Orientation for research students

Congratulations on choosing UC for your PhD or research degree. You have made a good choice! During Orientation we will introduce you to key services and strategies that will set you up for success and you will meet staff and fellow students who will play an integral role in your research journey. We look forward to meeting you and supporting you throughout your candidature.

Upcoming Orientation: Semester 2, 2019

All events will be held at the University of Canberra Bruce Campus unless otherwise specified.

Orientation Week, Monday 29 July to Friday 2 August

Event

Date and Time

Location

Registration

International Student Essential Information Session

Monday 29 July

9:30am - 12pm 

Ann Harding Conference Centre, Building 24

No registration required

Welcome to Country & Water Blessing

Monday 29 July

12pm - 12:30pm

Concourse

No registration required

Shut Up & Write (Tuesday) Tuesday 30 July

9:30-11:40am
Nomad@UCClick here for registration
Mature Age Meet and Greet

Tuesday 30 July

7pm - 9pm

1C50 (Clive Price Suite)

Click here for registration

Market Day

Wednesday 31 July

10am - 2pm

Refectory

No Registration required

Understanding your research degree (administration)

Wednesday 31 July

10:30am – 11:30am

Graduate Research Office, 1B5

Click here for registration

How to build your personal professional brand on LinkedIn

Wednesday 31 July

12:30pm – 1:30 pm

Webinar- At your computerClick here for registration
Shut Up & Write (Thursday) Thursday 1 August

9:30-11:40am
Nomad@UCClick here for registration
Canberra Bus Tour and Picnic

Thursday 1 August

10am- 2:30pm

10am departure from The WellClick here for registration

Week One, Monday 5 August to Friday 9 August

Event

Date and Time

Location

Registration

Shut Up & Write (Tuesday) Tuesday 6 August

9:30-11:40am
Nomad@UCClick here for registration

Library orientation and eResearch overview for new HDR students

Tuesday 6 August

1pm – 2.15pm

Library Training Room 1, Building 8

Click here for registration

Making a positive and systemic start towards your first milestone

Tuesday 6 August

3pm - 5pm

11B56

Click here for registration

Shut Up & Write (Thursday)Thursday 8 August

9:30-11:40am
Nomad@UCClick here for registration
You and your research degree: How to go from here to your dream career

Thursday 8 August

1pm - 2pm

1C42Click here for registration

Getting your supervisory relationship off to a good start

Thursday 8 August

2pm - 4pm

Engage UC 1C153

Click here for registration

HDR Students Welcome Reception

Thursday 8 August

5:30pm – 7:30pm

Engage UC 1C153

New HDR students will receive an email invite for registration

We strongly encourage you to attend some of the other activities available to new students as part of the University of Canberra Orientation Week, including: Information sessions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, information sessions for Humanitarian Visa holders, drop-in sessions provided by Inclusion and Engagement and Student Welfare, UC Ally Network meet and greet, Faculty welcome events, social activities such as Speed Friending, sporting activities and musical entertainment.

The full orientation schedule is available here: https://www.canberra.edu.au/current-students/canberra-students/orientation/orientation-schedule

Check out the UC Researcher Development calendar here for other workshops and activities available to researchers at UC.

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