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Student Workshop Programme

Our workshops are great for finding out what is expected of you at all levels of university study. Our workshops are interactive, informal sessions which will help you discover new techniques and skills to support your study. Whether you are an undergraduate or postgraduate student, we have a wide range of workshops on offer. Search for a specific workshop or browse our selection.

If you are a Christchurch postgraduate student, you will be emailed the details of all Christchurch workshops at the start of each semester. A reminder will be sent a few days before each workshop.

The Postgraduate 2016 and Undergraduate  2016 workshops are all online and open for registration below. The Undergraduate semester one 2017 workshops will be open for registration from 20th February 2017. For any questions about our workshop programme please email hedc.studentlearning@otago.ac.nz

If you are a University of Otago staff member and would like to request a student workshop for your department please complete our online request form (Make link to form here).

* This indicates the workshop is full but you can register to take a place on the waiting list.

All workshops

Workshop Name Who Should Attend Date & Time Venue
Writing better Sentences and Paragraphs Undergraduates
30/03/2017 Thursday 11:00AM - 11:50AM
Central Library Seminar Room 2 Ground Floor West Entrance Information Services Building, Dunedin Campus Register
* Thesis Writing for Postgraduates - Practical Postgraduates
31/03/2017 Friday 09:00AM - 10:50AM
HEDC Seminar Room, Level 1, HEDC, 65/75 Union Place West, Dunedin map Register
* Reading for Understanding Undergraduates
03/04/2017 Monday 02:00PM - 02:50PM
Central Library Seminar Room 2 Ground Floor West Entrance Information Services Building, Dunedin Campus Register
Essay Writing Undergraduates
04/04/2017 Tuesday 10:00AM - 10:50AM
Central Library Seminar Room 2 Ground Floor West Entrance Information Services Building, Dunedin Campus Register
Tips for Surviving and Thriving in a New Learning Context (a workshop for international postgrad and doctoral students) International Postgraduates doctoral students who are new to New Zealand and the University of Otago.
05/04/2017 Wednesday 10:00AM - 11:50AM
HEDC Seminar Room, Level 1, HEDC, 65/75 Union Place West, Dunedin map Register
* Engaging with the Literature: the literature review and the whole thesis Postgraduates
06/04/2017 Thursday 09:00AM - 11:50AM
HEDC Seminar Room, Level 1, HEDC, 65/75 Union Place West, Dunedin map Register
Writing better Sentences and Paragraphs Undergraduates
10/04/2017 Monday 03:00PM - 03:50PM
Central Library Seminar Room 2 Ground Floor West Entrance Information Services Building, Dunedin Campus Register
Summarising and Paraphrasing Undergraduate Students
12/04/2017 Wednesday 10:00AM - 10:50AM
Central Library Seminar Room 2 Ground Floor West Entrance Information Services Building, Dunedin Campus Register
Presenting Research at Conferences Postgraduates
19/04/2017 Wednesday 09:00AM - 11:00AM
HEDC Seminar Room, Level 1, HEDC, 65/75 Union Place West, Dunedin map Register
Introduction to the Research Journey PhD students
24/04/2017 Monday 01:00PM - 03:50PM
HEDC Seminar Room, Level 1, HEDC, 65/75 Union Place West, Dunedin map Register