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Summer GradFest - 29 October-1 November 2019

Writing a thesis or hoping to start writing one soon? Don’t miss the Summer GradFest 2019!

The Postgraduate Office, the Library, Academic Services Group, Careers, E-Learning Support and the Academic Skills Centre (ASC) are offering GradFest – a week of free lectures and workshops for MA and PhD thesis writers. There are sessions for all thesis writers: those who are just starting out and those who are well into the writing process.

Dates and enrolment

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

  • Tuesday, 29 October to Friday,1 November 2019 between 10.00 am to 4.00 pm (Tuesday) and 9.00 am-4.00pm (Wednesday to Friday). Please enrol, and attend the workshops/seminars that are of interest to 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:

Printable 2019 Summer GradFest Timetable (PDF)

More information about the Summer GradFest available here.


Data Handling Workshop

Enrol in this upcoming postgraduate event - Data Handling Workshop - Monday, 4 November, 9.00 am-4.00 pm

Learn to organise your data:

  • Good data entry practices - formatting data tables in spreadsheets
  • How to avoid common formatting mistakes
  • Approaches for handling dates in spreadsheets
  • Basic quality control and data manipulation in spreadsheets
  • Exporting data from spreadsheets






  • 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)