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PGRS Events – Year 2018

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PGRS Events – Year 2018

Past events

Date Name of event Venue Purpose Contact person(s)
22 March 2018 Welcome party Student study/leisure area@ ground floor, block B. To get all HDR students together to interact with the newly elected committee PGRS committee for 2018. Also, to share the free goody bags (containing event flyer, PGRS notebook, pen and ID lanyard) Armstrong Omoregie and Stanley Nwobodo 
09 April 2018 Just sit down & write Retreat Union Yes and training centre, Lundu. This event served as a means of providing a conducive environment where participants sat together in groups to write, share ideas and support each other during the writing session. Dr Heidi Collins and Karen Shepherd
21 April 2018 On campus tree planting Campus area. In conjunction with Earth Day Celebration, this event was conducted with the Swinburne Green Club to get students and staffs together for planting of trees around the campus area. Armstrong Omoregie and Madam Christina Yin
06-07 May 2018 Publishing 101 B311, block B. This event was designed to help Participants (HDR candidates and academic staffs) build their publishing pipelines and career plans. Dr Heidi Collins, Armstrong Omoregie and Dr Yvonne MCNulty
15 May 2018 Let’s bowl & dine Megalane, king centre, Kuching. This social event was organized as a way to bring HDR students togetherand release academic stress and pressure. Stanley Nwobodo
29 June 2018 Sharing session: challenges in academic writing B311, block B. This session was held to discuss on some issues raised by HDR students in responses from anonymous survey relating to academic writing. This event also served as a platform for all participants to interact, share personal experiences and suggestions and also learn from each other. Armstrong Omoregie and Ghazaleh Khoshdelnezamiha
13 July 2018 World cup final The Library, ST3 Mall. This social event was organized to bring HDR candidates together and watch the world cup final competition. Armstrong Omoregie and Stanley Nwobodo
19 October 2018 Potluck dinner and sharing session G block 9th floor pantry area. This communal gathering was done to get HDR candidates share part of their cultures by bringing homemade foods. Students also used this platform to discuss their respective academic challenges. Ghazaleh Khoshdelnezamiha and Stanley Nwobodo
01 November 2018 Career day MPH, ground floor The School of Research utilized this platform to showcase the various scholarships available for prospective candidates and graduating students.  Dr Heidi Collins and Irina Baydarova 
19 November 2018 Network and dine Centre for digital future, 9th floor, block G. This was the second welcome party event of the year which provided the opportunity for HDR candidates to interact with representatives from the School of Research on matters relating to postgraduate experiences. It also provided opportunities for HDR students to socialize with each other. Armstrong Omoregie and Stanley Nwobodo
08 December 2018 PGRS annual dinner (glitz and glamour) Imperial hotel Kuching. The dinner free for all HDR students. If you want to enjoy a free buffet dinner, win awesome lucky draw prizes, with fun filled games and performances, among friends and fellow colleagues Armstrong Omoregie and Stanley Nwobodo
21 March 2019 Election for the next PGRS Committee Centre for digital future, 9th floor, block G. This event was organized for HDR candidates to vote in the new Executive Committee to hold the executive positions. Armstrong Omoregie, Ghazaleh Khoshdelnezamiha and Stanley Nwobodo