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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

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).

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Workshop Name Expectations of Examiners
About Workshop The examination process at the doctoral level is substantially different from undergraduate and postgraduate coursework assessment. This seminar will provide participants with insights into the doctoral examination process.
By the end of the session, participants will know:
• Otago examination criteria
• How examiners are selected
• How experienced examiners approach an examination
• What makes a good/passable thesis
• What experienced examiners suggest to get your thesis passed
Who Should Attend PhD students
Date & Time
29/09/2017 Friday 09:00AM - 10:50AM
HEDC Seminar Room, Level 1, HEDC, 65/75 Union Place West, Dunedin

HEDC Seminar Room
Facilitators Dr Vijay Mallan
ATTENTION This workshop needs confirmation. Applicants will be notified by email of their acceptance.
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