Dissertation boot camp
Waterloo’s Writing and Communication Centre is currently accepting applications for Dissertation Boot Camp. This sustained program, which is designed to help dissertation and thesis writers to get a jump start on their writing goals, runs every Monday from January 21st to March 4th, from 9:00am to 12:30pm.
Students can learn more about Dissertation Boot Camp from the Writing and Communication Centre’s website, this profile of one of our previous Boot Camp participants, or from this Daily Bulletin article.
Applications are due by January 1st, 2019. Please apply using the Google form below.
Grad Writing Cafe - every Tuesday and Friday
Tuesdays & Fridays 9 am – 12 pm, SCH 228F
Write together. Connect to our grad writing community to stay focused and motivated!
We’ll provide free coffee, tea, and snacks. Just come and write!
No need to register. Bring your laptop and your own mug. All grads welcome!
Skill development plan for grad students - December 5, 2018, 9:30 - 11:30
Whether you are considering a career in industry or academia, having a broad skill set and being able to recognize the value of your skills is important for success. Attend this workshop to explore the skills you already have, and to create an action plan for skill development during your graduate studies.
This introductory workshop is a requirement for participating in the Professional Skills Foundations program, a new professional skills credential for graduate students at the University of Waterloo.
In this workshop, you will learn about the credential, complete a skills assessment exercise, and begin to create an Individual Development Plan that will guide the rest of your progress through the Professional Skills Foundations program.
Communicating your research (online workshop offered by Mitacs) - available until March 1, 2019
Good communication skills are essential to a successful research career. This short online workshop highlights the importance of communicating well and focuses on three common communication opportunities that researchers face on a regular basis: presentation skills; writing skills; and poster creation.
Delivered by one of our seasoned facilitators, this workshop will teach you the latest tips and techniques to make sure your next conference talk, email or poster presentation is impactful and memorable.