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Mock Viva (Humanities and Social Sciences) – 20 May

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Mock Viva (Humanities and Social Sciences) Tuesday 20 May, 17:00 -19:00 Hadyn Ellis Building Lecture Theatre This entertaining event aims to de-mystify the PhD viva by providing an example of a ‘good viva’ and a ‘bad viva’. A team of staff will take on the roles of Chairman of Examiners, Internal Examiner, External Examiner, PhD [...]

Leadership at Lunchtime: Developing Yourself and Your Leadership Skills – 3 March

Monday, February 24, 2014

Leadership at Lunchtime: Developing Yourself and Your Leadership Skills (Facilitated by Professor Paola Borri, Cardiff School of Biosciences) Monday 3 March, 13:00 – 14:00 Hadyn Ellis Building This programme of lunchtime talks considers aspects of leadership in the context of research or academia in general. Each session will involve a short talk from someone in [...]

Academic Careers in the Humanities and Social Sciences – 13 March

Friday, February 21, 2014

Academic Careers in the Humanities and Social Sciences Thursday 13 March 2014, 13:45 – 17:00 (to be followed by a cheese and wine reception) The University Graduate College is hosting a new careers event on Academic Careers in the Humanities and Social Sciences on the afternoon of Thursday 13 March 2014. This event for postgraduate [...]

Mock Viva (Sciences) – 17 March

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Mock Viva (Sciences) Monday 17 March, 17:00 – 19:00 Hadyn Ellis Building Lecture Theatre These entertaining events aim to de-mystify the PhD viva by providing an example of a ‘good viva’ and a ‘bad viva’. A team of staff takes on the roles of Chair, Internal Examiner, External Examiner and PhD candidate. The processes involved [...]

Speakeasy: Public Speaking for PhD Students – 14 March

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Speakeasy – Public Speaking for PhD Students Friday 14 March, 10.00 – 5.00pm Public speaking accounts for 70% of an academic’s output. Clear, effective and professional communication skills are therefore absolutely essential to any aspiring academic. While we receive endless training in research skills, we are given little instruction in how to communicate this research [...]

NEW WORKSHOP: Imposter Syndrome – 3 February

Monday, January 20, 2014

Imposter Syndrome Monday 3 February, 11:15am – 12:45pm Hadyn Ellis Building Lecture Theatre How can it be that so many clever, competent and capable people can feel that they are just one step away from being exposed as a complete fraud? Despite evidence that they are performing well they can still have that lurking fear [...]

NEW WORKSHOP: Turbocharge Your Writing! – 3 February

Monday, January 20, 2014

Turbocharge Your Writing Monday 3 February, 1:30pm – 4:30pm Hadyn Ellis Building Lecture Theatre Would you like to know the secret to high output, low stress scholarly writing? Research shows that there are very clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity. Join internationally renowned speaker Hugh Kearns for this workshop. You [...]

NEW Presentation Club! Brush up on your presentation skills in a friendly, informal environment

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Upcoming dates: 23 January 2014, 12:30 – 14:00 06 February 2014, 12:00 – 13:30 17 February 2014, 12:00 – 13:30 Practice makes perfect, so the University Graduate College will be hosting a regular session for those students who wish to have the opportunity to practice their presentation skills. Run over lunchtimes, you will be able [...]

Our Workshops at the Heath Park Campus

Monday, October 28, 2013

Are you based at the Heath Park Campus? We offer some of our most popular workshops at the Heath Park campus for your convenience, including Rapid Reading, Presentation Skills, EndNote and more. For more information and to book your place, click here.      

New University Graduate College Programme

Thursday, September 5, 2013

We are extremely pleased to present our brand new University Graduate College Programme Brochure, which can be viewed as a Z-Mag here, or downloaded in PDF format below. Students will also be receiving a hard copy via their School very soon. We are excited to say this year’s Programme is our biggest and best yet. [...]