Hi everyone

I trust that your studies are going well. I encourage you join our activities and make connections with the postgrad community.

This month, we have Pizza night, as well as our monthly meeting and presentation series. We will also be having a Career Development workshop for Postgraduate students on 15 June so keep a look out for a separate email for workshop and registration details.

Pizza Night

Date: 11 May (Wed)

Time: 5-7 pm

Venue: Level Zero

Come along and chill out over pizza and drinks at our first Pizza Night. Prof Kay Weaver will be sharing with us updates on the School of Graduate Research. Please register your interest on our event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1759940237571677/

Next PGSA General Meeting on:

Date: 19 May (Thu)

Time: 2-3 pm

Venue: Library 3.03

This will be followed by our Presentation Series:

Date: 19 May (Thu)

Time: 3-4 pm

Venue: K.3.10

Elisapesi Havea from the Faculty of Education will be practising for confirmed enorlment. The title of her presentation is: Climate change education in Tonga.

If anyone else would like to present, please get in touch with me (Sherrie - csl15@students.waikato.ac.nz).

Waikato Gender Research Network (WGRN) extends a warm welcome to any students who would like to join their group. The group meets between 4 and 6 times a year to support each other as they research using the lens of gender across multidisciplinary work. Please contact Debi Futter-Puati (debifp@waikato.ac.nz) for more details.

Advocacy clinic for postgrad students is on every Friday, 12-2 pm at the WSU offices. The Advocacy Service is free and confidential.

Please feel free to get in touch with me or any of the executive members if you have any questions.

I look forward to seeing you at our events and meetings this month.

Warm regards


President, PGSA

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Postgraduate-Students-Association-University-of-Waikato-190497727661273/