Dear PGSA members and friends

It’s an exciting time of the year as the university semester starts and lots of activities happening around campus. It’s also the time the PGSA prepares for its AGM in early March. I’ll be stepping down from my role as President, and the new executive committee will see several new members on board. If you are keen on serving on the PGSA committee, please come along for our AGM, details below.

Here are the upcoming activities in the next few weeks that may be of interest to you:

1) EY Application Clinic

Representatives from EY will be covering how to make a successful application and will be happy to check any CVs that students bring. This presentation is directed at members of student associations who are interested in EY’s graduate programme.

Date: 27 Feb 2017(Mon)

Time: 4 – 5pm

Venue: MSB 1.20

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2) Membership Drive

We're updating our database to reflect current members. Please take a moment to key in your details on our membership form:

We’ll also be at Clubs Day if you’ll like to pop by and say hi, or pass along the word to new postgrads who wish to find out more about us:

Date: 1 March 2017 (Wed)

Time: 10am - 1:30pm

Venue: Village Green

3) PGSA Coffee Conversations

We welcome all postgraduate students, especially new students, to mingle over drinks.

Date: 7 March 2017 (Tue)
Time: 9 – 10 am
Venue: Kahurangi Café (in the foodcourt by the lake)

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4) PGSA Annual General Meeting
At the AGM, the past year's events and financial status will be reported, and the new executive committee will be elected. Interested postgraduate students are encouraged to attend.

Date: 9 March 2017 (Thu)
Time: 2 - 3 pm
Venue: School of Graduate Research W.G.76
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5) Doctoral Writing Conversation (DWC) Kick off session

Marcia and Andrea will be giving  an introduction and overview of the programme. The session will be followed by a light lunch.

Date: 10 March 2017 (Fri)

Time: 10 am - 12 pm

Venue: Rooms A & B, Faculty of Education

Wishing you success in your studies and projects.


President, PGSA

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