Welcome Back 2019

WELCOME BACK 2019

Below you will find full details on our programme of events for Welcome Back 2019.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Graduate School for semester two!

 

Friday 11 January 2019

Development Weeks January 2019

Development Weeks 2019

A Taste of Postgraduate Study

Get a taste of life at the Graduate School as part of Development Weeks. Take part in a workshop on leadership, learn how to profile yourself on LinkedIn and travel back in time with a guided tour of our 150-year-old building!

Leaders of Tomorrow, 10:00 – 11:00, Graduate School, Training Room 6
An interactive workshop to introduce you to the leadership training programmes available at the Graduate School.

How to start your LinkedIn Profile, 11.00 – 12:00, Graduate School, Training Room 6
A session for students who are interested in creating a LinkedIn profile.

Refreshments and guided tours of the Graduate School will be offered at the end of each workshop.

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Monday 14 January 2019

Tell Your Research Story

Tell Your Research Story

Publishing Academic Articles

Training Room 7
10.00-16.00

Are you a PhD student starting to write for publication but you are struggling to get your papers accepted in academic journals? If so, this workshop is for you. Gain insight into the preferred structure and style of academic articles and learn how to overcome difficulties in the writing process.


Book now via MyFuture.

Ashby Roadshow 19

Welcome Back 2019 Roadshow

Graduate School Tour

Ashby Coffee Area
13.30-15.30

The Graduate School is coming to you. Have you yet to visit the School or are you unsure how we can enhance your postgraduate experience? Visit us at convenient locations around campus, pick up your new programmes of training and events for semester two and be officially welcomed back to your studies after the holiday break. Follow the Roadshow with #TeamGradTour

Masterclass

How to Prepare for a Presentation at Interview

Training Room 2
14.00-16.00

This workshop will provide you with guidance on how to prepare and deliver a presentation for a job interview or assessment centre as part of the recruitment process.

Book now via MyFuture.


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For all Postgraduate Students

Shut Up & Write

Training Room 3

13.00 - 16.00 

Shut Up & Write is a movement that started in San Francisco as a way for writers to structure their time and connect with others. It is a great way to carve out dedicated writing time and make progress on thesis chapters and assignments.

Feel free to drop by for a quiet space to write with plenty of coffee and no distractions.

No registration necessary!


Tuesday 15 January 2019

masterclass how to write your own cv

Masterclass

How to Write Your CV

Training Room 2
14.00-15.00

Ensure your CV is market-ready for non-academic job applications. This workshop will provide you with guidance on how to profile yourself on paper, whether you are just starting your CV or want to revamp it. 

Book now via MyFuture.

Leaders for Tomorrow

Taster Session

Leaders of Tomorrow

Training Room 7
14.00-15.00

An interactive workshop designed to introduce you to leadership training programmes available at the Graduate School and to help you discover your personal learning style.

Book now via MyFuture.

Wednesday 16 January 2019

Roadshow 2019 Law

Welcome Back 2019 Roadshow

Graduate School Tour!

Law School, Junction Foyer
10.30-12.30

The Graduate School is coming to you! Have you yet to visit the School or are you unsure how we can enhance your postgraduate experience? Visit us at convenient locations around campus, pick up your new programme of training and events for semester two and be officially welcomed back to your studies after the holiday break. Follow the Roadshow with #TeamGradTour

Mindful Meditation

For all Postgraduate Students

Mindful Meditation

Wellbeing Room, Main Site Tower
13.10 - 13.50

This wellbeing class, led by Orla Wallace, will integrate mindful movement, relaxation and seated meditation.

No registration required.

masterclass competency based questions at interview

Masterclass

How to Answer Competency Based Questions at Interview

Training Room 2
14.00-16.00

This workshop will provide you with examples of competency based questions which are often used as part of the recruitment process. Learn a strategy to answer questions and practise your technique. 

Book now via MyFuture.

Thursday 17 January 2019

Roadshow Computer Science Building

Welcome Back 2019 Roadshow

Graduate School Tour!

Computer Science Building
10.30-12.30

The Graduate School is coming to you! Have you yet to visit the School or are you unsure how we can enhance your postgraduate experience? Visit us at convenient locations around campus, pick up your new programme of training and events for semester two and be officially welcomed back to your studies after the holiday break. Follow the Roadshow with #TeamGradTour

Creating Your Communications Toolkit

Taster Session

Creating Your Communications Toolkit

Training Room 7
11.00-12.00

A taster session on effective communication. The strategies and techniques discussed in this short session will help you to create your own communications toolkit and to gain the confidence needed to use it.

Book now via MyFuture.

Social Event

Graduate School Social Event

Welcome Back

The Social Space
17.00-19.00

Enjoy a casual evening of interactive games, music and pizza. Enter the free raffle to be in with a chance of winning one of the many prizes on offer.

Let us know if you intend on coming along via MyFuture

Friday 18 January 2019

Job Documents That Work

Postgraduate Research Students

Job Documents That Work

Training Room 7
10.00-16.00

Is your CV up-to-date? This workshop will help you to develop job documents that work for you. Refresh your CV and cover letter and design a competitive career record that meets the criteria of potential employers.

Book via MyFuture.


Wednesday 30 January 2019

Thursday 31 January 2019

Thought Leaders Long

#ThursdayLates

Thought Leaders with Professor Roger Woods

Social Space
18.00-20.00

The Graduate School invites Thought Leaders from across a range of disciplines to share their secrets to success. This event will be led by Professor Roger Woods, Research Director for Electronics and Computer Engineering in the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at QUB.

Roger’s research interests include computing systems architectures technology, innovative telecommunications hardware platforms and acceleration of Big Data analytics. He is Founder and Chief Scientist of Analytics Engines, a company which provides the business backbone for data analytics and management with the world’s most flexible, scalable data platform and which won the “ITLG Emerging Technology Award 2013” at the Global Technology Leaders Summit in the US.

Book now via MyFuture.

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Thursday 7 February 2019

Innovation After Hours

#ThursdayLates

Innovation After Hours

Social Space
18.00-19.30

Keep the creativity flowing into the evening with Innovation After Hours. These events are casual meet-ups open to anyone interested in innovation. Come pull up a bean bag chair, grab a beer and talk to entrepreneurs and innovators about their journeys to success. 

 

Thursday 7 March 2019

Postgraduate Research Students

Postgraduate Research Induction

Training Room 2
10.00-13.00

This half-day session will introduce new doctoral students, who were unable to attend their Faculty-specific session, to key information and advice on starting their PhD at Queen’s. Hear a number of talks, take part in a supervisor workshop and network with fellow PhD candidates from across the three faculties.

Book via MyFuture now.


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Graduate School Tours

Find out more about the Graduate School

The Graduate School will be holding tours of the building throughout semester two 2019.

Find out more about the the Graduate School's rich history, facilities and current programme of training and events.

Tours last approximately 10 minutes and cover both the interior and the exterior of the building.

Email: graduateschool@qub.ac.uk to register your interest now.