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May

Advanced NVivo

Advanced NVivo 11 Learn how to use NVivo, the world's leading program for qualitative data analysis. NVivo provides a set of advanced coding tools for qualitative data analysis. Learn how to make your research experience better by navigating, coding, queering and visualising your messy research materials and save time in generating high-quality research. This is the only comprehensive on-site training course for NVivo on campus at the University of Melbourne. In this advanced workshop split into two sessions, you will learn advanced NVivo…

Monday 21 May, 2018

5:00 pm

Eastern Resource Centre, University of Melbourne

$167 - $387

Graduate Researcher Network: Strategies for Self-Care

For our third and final event for the semester, we're sharing strategies for self-care to better support you during your candidature. Enjoy a delicious lunch, chat with fellow graduate researchers, and listen to an informative panel of speakers. We'll talk about issues specific to the graduate researcher experience such as procrastination, anxiety, sleep difficulties, and work-life balance. And we'll also give you practical stretches and exercises to help relieve stress and tension. It’s FREE and open to all graduate researchers!

Tuesday 22 May, 2018

12:00 pm

Old Metallurgy, University of Melbourne

Free

Dinner & Jazz at VCA

Join us for an evening of live jazz music along with free dinner at Lionel's, provided by GSA.

Tuesday 22 May, 2018

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Lionel's Bar, Grant Street

Free

Hump Day Finale at GSA

Wednesday 23 May is no regular Hump Day. It's the Hump Day Finale! Join us for a special day of drinks, food and tunes.

Wednesday 23 May, 2018

12:00 pm

Gate 8, Grattan St

Free

Empowering Employment

Empowering Employment Come along and learn more about employability with dinner and storytelling This interactive workshop is facilitated by hosts who will guide you through a discussion of employability. It's perfect for any graduate students who are actively looking for employment or are just about to look. Empowering Employment is a safe place to practice and improve interview and presentation skills. Enjoy an evening of getting together with graduate students, sharing what works for you, and building your confidence in…

Wednesday 23 May, 2018

5:30 pm

Stop 1

Free

GSA Annual General Meeting

GSA Annual General Meeting GSA's Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 25 May at 1pm at Stop 1, Room 110/111. All currently enrolled graduate students at the University of Melbourne are encouraged to attend. You will have the chance to meet your 2018 GSA Council at the meeting. Light refreshments will be provided. Please click "Book Tickets" to express your interest in attending. Important information about changes to accessibility in the 1888 Building As part of the New…

Friday 25 May, 2018

1:00 pm

Stop 1

Free

June

WeChat Focus Group: share your thoughts on WeChat with GSA

WeChat Focus Group 为了方便中国学生获取GSA最新信息,GSA正在筹划建立运营官方微信公众号,我们希望了解你们的微信阅读习惯和阅读喜好,如果你了解微信公众号,会讲普通话,快来加入我们的讨论吧! GSA is seeking participants for a focus group ahead of the planned launch of a WeChat official account. In order to better understand what kind of WeChat content you want to read and your daily WeChat habits, we are looking for currently enrolled graduate students, especially Chinese students, who are familiar with WeChat and can speak Chinese. The discussion will be in both English and Mandarin. We are looking for students who: can speak and understand…

Word for Thesis Shortcourse: Practical skills

Practical Skills Learn the practical skills you need to work with a template, format your thesis and create a submittable and print-ready document. The Word For Thesis shortcourse includes a series of exercises that will guide you through ways of using MS Word features to effectively organise and develop a complex document. There are two sessions in Word For Thesis: setting up your template and practical skills. The template session is intended as a bridging course for those who are just…

Tuesday 05 Jun, 2018

5:00 pm

Eastern Resource Centre, University of Melbourne

$25 - $100

Using Excel to Tame Basic Data

Using Excel to Tame Basic Data A seminar to show you some of the tricks and tips you need to make MS Excel an effective tool for processing research data.  Whether data is numeric, textual, alphanumeric or spatial, you will learn ways to manage data in a simple and efficient a way as possible. Research students often gather data from unusual sources, but come to the analysis stage of their thesis without knowing how to use advanced statistical tools. They…

Friday 08 Jun, 2018

2:00 pm

Stop 1

$20 - $80

Shut Up & Write-a-thon in June

Shut Up & Write-a-thon @ Grad House Join GSA for a special Shut Up & Write powered by breakfast and productivity Extended Shut Up & Write sessions are now being offered during most months to support graduate students. SUAW is designed to help graduate students make significant progress in thesis and assignment writing. We use the Pomodoro Technique (25 minutes writing with 5-minute breaks) and teach the generative method to make sessions as productive as possible. We will provide you with…

Tuesday 12 Jun, 2018

9:15 am

Graduate House

$15 - $30