AGM 2018

AGM 2018

The Victoria University of Wellington Postgraduate Students Association held their Annual General Meeting at 12pm on the 1st of October 2018 in room SU217. 2018 AGM Agenda Presidents Report Treasurers Report 2018 IGM...

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Three Minute Thesis

Three Minute Thesis

The Final Round of the 3 Minute Thesis was held on Friday 17 August 12pm in the Hunter Council Chambers and was followed by a catered lunch in the Hunter Common Room. The competition final included the winners of university wide faculty rounds who competed to win the top prize of $3000 as well as travel to the Asia-Pacific Competition for the highest scoring PhD student and the New Zealand Inter-University Competition for the highest scoring...

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PGSA Newsletter Editorial: June

PGSA Newsletter Editorial: June

Kia ora Postgrads, As a PhD student in my final year of research (yes final, no one say it too loud thanks), I’ve recently found myself taking a quiet moment among the waves of stress to think about what I’d do differently if I were to embark on a PhD journey again. It’s been a bit of a recurring theme during my university life that I have a similar conversation with myself annually, ‘*insert previous year* was SO easy, what was I...

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Kickstart Your Thesis

Kickstart Your Thesis

Kickstart Your Thesis is a communal writing session run by the PGSA for Postgraduate Students at Victoria University. Communal workspaces are a great environment to get some serious writing done, and to set ambitious goals. The PGSA is running five Kickstart Your Thesis events in 2018. The events are free, you need to be a member of the PGSA to attend so sign up today to find out more. We announce dates and details about these workshops in our...

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PGSA Newsletter Editorial: May

PGSA Newsletter Editorial: May

Greetings postgraduates, Ever get the feeling you shouldn’t be a postgraduate? Surely you’re just one meeting away from being found out and asked to leave forever. How come everyone else knows what they’re doing but you don’t? Should you be sitting there reading newsletter editorials rather than that latest academic article? Should I be writing them? Good news: we all feel like that from time to time. So much so, it’s even got a proper...

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PGSA Quiz Night – 8th May 2018

PGSA Quiz Night – 8th May 2018

Thank you! The 2018 PGSA would like to thank all the sponsors for the annual Quiz Night, which was  held on Tuesday 8 May from 5pm in The Hunter Lounge. This year, all proceeds from the quiz were donated to the Red Cross’s Pacific Disaster Relief Fund to support the work being done to support communities after Cyclone Gita. The PGSA was able to raise $595 for this charity. The New Zealand Red Cross spoke on the night about the work being...

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