Event box

ONLINE: PhD Breakaway (for mid-stream PhD students) Part One (REPEAT)

 

About this workshop

This is Part 1 of a 3-part online workshop series, designed to stimulate the development of a vibrant intellectual community of mid-stream PhD students across disciplinary and institutional lines at UCT and to provide information pertinent to PhD students in their second or third year of study.

The topics to be covered in this workshop are:

  • The PhD journey - reflections on the journey thus far
  • Communicating your thesis (Parts 1 and 2)

We look forward to meeting many of you at the workshop and learning of your experiences as a postgraduate student at UCT. This will be very helpful in future planning as we continue to examine ways in which the University can enhance the quality of the doctoral experience and extent of the support for PhDs on our Campus.

 

What previous attendees have said about this workshop:

  • “Writing everyday will improve my writing skill. It should be practiced everyday."
  • "I’ve only attended Part 1 so far… I enjoyed being able to hear the experiences of like-minded students, as well as obtain advice from experienced and established academic speakers."

 

What level of study is the workshop aimed at?

Postgraduate Diploma

No

Honours

No

Masters

No

PhD

Yes

Postdoctoral Fellow

No

Junior Research Fellow

No

 

Which faculty/faculties is the workshop aimed at?

Humanities

Yes

Commerce (including GSB)

Yes

Law

Yes

EBE

Yes

Science

Yes

Health Sciences

Yes

 

Requirements

MS Teams

  • It is recommended that you install the MS Teams software onto the device that you will be using to join the workshop, so that you have full functionality of the software features.
  • If you require any technical assistance with this task or require guidance in using the software, please contact the ICTS helpdesk at icts-helpdesk@uct.ac.za or on +27 21 650 4500.
  • When registering for this workshop, you will be prompted to input your UCT credentials, including UCT e-mail address, for security reasons.  A confirmation e-mail will then be sent to the UCT e-mail address with which you registered and will contain the MS Teams link to join the workshop on the day.
  • To join the online workshop on the day, log into MS Teams via the profile linked to the e-mail address with which you registered and not a personal or company profile, to avoid access issues.

 

Date:
Friday, August 16, 2024
Time:
11:00am - 1:00pm
Presenter:
Prof. Peter Meissner & Dr. Catherine Hutchings
Audience:
Mid-stream PhD Students
Categories:
OPGS workshops

Registration is required. There are 98 seats available.

Event Organizer

No Profile image
Amanda Bessick

 

Contact:

Room 2.04  Level 2 Otto Beit Building

University Avenue, Upper Campus

University of Cape Town

Rondebosch 7700

 

Email Me

 

Social media:

@UCTpostgrads

More events like this...