Sessions for Supervisors

Sessions available for academic staff to help encourage quality supervision of doctoral students

The Wellington Faculty of Graduate Research (FGR) provides skills-development opportunities for supervisors throughout the year. These sessions are specially designed for academic staff to support them in their role as doctoral supervisor

To participate in a session for doctoral supervisors, registration is mandatory. Here is a list of supervision workshops offered in 2023. To sign up, click the session of your choice.

MonthTopicFind out more and register
FebruaryOrientation to PGR SupervisionRegister here
How to work with someone new and maximize your chances for success: Student-Supervisor partnershipsRegister here
MarchThe Oral Defence: Notes for supervisorsRegister here
Doctoral Supervision: The first monthsRegister here
AprilDealing with different types of studentsRegister here
MayHow to help your students writeRegister here
JuneOrientation to PGR SupervisionRegister here
Supporting your students in their Professional DevelopmentRegister here
JulyThe Oral Defence: Notes for supervisorsRegister here
Conflicts in doctoral supervisionRegister here
AugustYour own practiceRegister here
SeptemberDoctoral supervision as a pedagogical encounterRegister here
OctoberOrientation to PGR SupervisionRegister here
Effective supervision meetings and monitoring student progressRegister here
NovemberThe Oral Defence: Notes for SupervisorsRegister here
Digital technology and PhD supervisionRegister here