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GradFest is happening - 8-11 June 2020

What’s Gradfest?
A week of free online live sessions, recordings, and virtual social events especially for UC postgrad students.

An array of new sessions has been organised on topics such as:

  • Research in a Covid-19 environment
  • Mātauranga Māori
  • International student in a post Covid-19 world
  • Visualise your thesis: A competition for postgraduate research students

As well as old favourites such as:

  • Writing good scholarship applications
  • Begin with the end in mind: Workflows that will help produce an examinable thesis
  • The journey to becoming an academic
  • Writing a literature review
  • Writing good scholarship applications
  • Hear from your Deans
  • Statistics: Getting started with data analysis
  • Overcoming barriers to completion
  • Publishing research and co-authorship
  • NVivo-Introduction for qualitative data analysis  
  • Poster making design principles

And more...

Check out the GradFest calendar and make sure you bookmark it, as Zoom links for live sessions will be found here along with links to recordings.

Dates and enrolment

Please enrol for GradFest, and attend the online workshops/seminars/events that interest you.

  • Monday, 8 June to Thursday,11 June 2020 between 9.00 am to 4.00 pm. Please enrol, and attend the online workshops/seminars that interest you.: passed

The next set of dates for this learning event has not yet been scheduled.

Who can attend? Anyone enrolled at UC or who intends enrolling next year can attend.
If you are not yet officially an enrolled UC student but would like to attend, please email us at:







  • Academic Skills Centre
    University of Canterbury,
    Private Bag 4800,
    Christchurch 8140
    +64 3 369 3900
    When contacting us, please use your
    University of Canterbury email address.
  • Our location
    Level 3,
    Central Library (Puaka-James Hight)