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Orientation for research students

HDR Orientation: Semester 1, 2020:10 February to 11 February

Presented by Graduate Research and Researcher Development team, the HDR Orientation two-day program will set you up with the all the relevant information you will need to succeed in your candidature.

These fun-filled days will also include relevant workshops to help get your planning underway and ensure you make positive progress towards your first milestone.

The orientation program will conclude with a celebratory welcome reception.

Monday 10 February – Orientation Day

9:15 Arrival (Tea and Coffee)

9:30 Welcome to the University of Canberra from executive

9:45 Introduction from Graduate Research - Milestones and candidature management

10:30 An introduction to our Researcher Development program (UC ReD)

11:00 Morning tea

11:20am Ethics and Integrity

12:00pm Library introduction

1:00pm Lunch break

1:45pm Making a positive and systematic start to your first milestone - with Dr  Ben Ellway

(including afternoon tea break)

4:00 End of day 1

Tuesday 11 February – Orientation Day 2

9:00am – Shut Up and Write (PhD planning session)

10:00 InkPath introduction

11:40am morning tea break

12:00pm eResearch and data management

12:30pm Lunch break

1:15pm Getting your relationship with your supervisor off to a good start – with Dr Margaret Kiley

(including afternoon tea break)

3:30pm Graduate Research Q&A

4:00pm HDR Orientation Welcome Reception

4:30pm Speeches

6:00pm Welcome Reception concludes

* Please note that this is a tentative schedule of activities and will be updated with registration and location information prior to the University’s Orientation Week.

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