The Learning and Achievement team offers a wide range of free Academic and study skills workshops. Students from Level 4 and above are welcome to attend these workshops.

We also offer a number of specialised Postgraduate workshops. Students from Level 7 and above are welcome to attend these workshops.

Career workshops as you plan and prepare for your career, while you are studying and after you graduate! To book Career Centre workshops click here or insert this url in your browser http://tpa.unitec.ac.nz/careercentre.

Please note:

Study skills and academic writing workshops

Postgraduate workshops

 


Current Workshops

Studying smarter

Title Description Classroom Campus Start time End time Status
Mātauranga Maori – Ideas for getting started Maori proverb: “Na tou rourou, na taku rourou, ka ora ai te iwi” - With your food basket and my food basket, the people will thrive. Content: Bring along YOUR Maori focus of study to gain ideas, concepts and knowledge to help you get started. Learn through our Te Noho Kotahitanga Principles and the Treaty of Waitangi. “Ma te wananga, Ka ora ai” – Learning together to become successful. (Presented by Darlene Cameron, Maori Learning Advisor) 182-1002 Mt Albert Mon 2020-Mar-30 11:00am

12:00pm
Developing critical thinking skills The ability to think critically is a key skill for academic success. This workshop will look at what critical thinking is, the process of critical thinking and ways to become a good critical thinker. During the session, you will have opportunities to take part in activities to help develop your critical thinking skills. 510-3045 Waitakere Wed 2020-Apr-08 03:00pm

04:00pm




Current Workshops

Rev up your writing and presentations

Title Description Classroom Campus Start time End time Status
Oral presentations This workshop is for students who are worried about making speeches or oral presentations in their courses. We share ideas and develop practical strategies for gaining confidence and giving effective presentations. 510-3045 Waitakere Thu 2020-Apr-02 03:00pm

04:00pm




Current Workshops

Get started and succeed in PG coursework

Title Description Classroom Campus Start time End time Status
Mātauranga Maori – Ideas for getting started Maori proverb: “Na tou rourou, na taku rourou, ka ora ai te iwi” - With your food basket and my food basket, the people will thrive. Content: Bring along YOUR Maori focus of study to gain ideas, concepts and knowledge to help you get started. Learn through our Te Noho Kotahitanga Principles and the Treaty of Waitangi. “Ma te wananga, Ka ora ai” – Learning together to become successful. (Presented by Darlene Cameron, Maori Learning Advisor). 182-1002 Mt Albert Mon 2020-Mar-30 11:00am

12:00pm
Literature review A literature review is a key component of postgraduate academic study. At this workshop, we discuss what a literature review is, its purposes, its value as an academic tool and ways to get started. We also look at the processes involved in writing and shaping an effective literature review. We cover strategies for engaging with literature, developing productive writing habits and demonstrating critical analysis. 182-1003 Mt Albert Thu 2020-Apr-02 10:30am

12:00pm




Current Workshops

Plan, implement and write up the research paper

Title Description Classroom Campus Start time End time Status
Research ethics: How to prepare a strong application This workshop will introduce you to the role and importance of ethics in your research. It outlines Unitec's process for achieving ethical approval of your research project. Please note: All postgraduate student research projects that involve human beings (e.g. research project, dissertation or thesis) must have Unitec Research Ethics Committee (UREC) approval before research can begin. Come along to consider the issues involved and find out how you can prepare your application for approval. Check out the Postgraduate Student Resources pages on Moodle if you would like to look at the general Ethics requirements before the session. 180-2043 Mt Albert Mon 2020-Mar-30 01:30pm

03:00pm
Planning and writing a research proposal A proposal is a plan or outline to guide a research project so we maximise the chances of success. We look at the components of a research proposal across a range of disciplines, and share some useful techniques for writing a proposal and justifying a study. Whether you are a student submitting a proposal for postgraduate study or a staff member looking to obtain funding, come along to explore ideas and ways of writing an effective proposal. 182-1002 Mt Albert Mon 2020-Apr-06 10:30am

12:00pm
Preparing a good thesis or dissertation This workshop covers: •what examiners are looking for in a thesis / dissertation •how examiners go about the examination process •what makes for a weak or strong thesis 182-1003 Mt Albert Thu 2020-Apr-09 10:30am

12:00pm