PhD Programs

PhD Students

These programs are designed specifically for PhD students and delivered by experienced peer facilitators. Discuss expectations, learn about cultures, identities and build a network of peers.

DescriptionStreamDates
  • Transition to Australia
  • Cultures and identities
  • Australian social conventions and conversations
  • Functional conversations
Clayton Campus
Monday 5 - 6.30 PM
9 March,16 March, 23 March, 30 March
Clayton Campus
Wednesday 1.30 - 3 PM
6 May, 13 May, 20 May,
26 May
Caulfield Campus
Tuesday 5-6.30PM
28 April, 5 May, 12 May,
19 May
DescriptionStreamDates
  • Request in professional settings
  • Voicing opinions about academic materials
  • Complaints and apologies in a university setting
  • Professional phone conversations
Clayton Campus
Monday 5 - 6.30 PM
6 April, 20 April, 27 April, 4 May
Clayton Campus
Wednesday 1.30 - 3 PM
3 June, 10 June, 17 June, 24 June
Caulfield Campus
Tuesday 5-6.30PM
26 May, 2 June, 9 June, 16 June
DescriptionStreamDates
  • Cultural awareness and politeness in professional settings
  • Productive discussions across cultures
  • Teamwork and collaboration across cultures
  • Intercultural competence
Clayton Campus
Monday 5 - 6.30 PM
18 May, 25 May, 1 June, 8 June
Caulfield Campus
Tuesday 5-6.30PM
24 March, 7 April, 14 April, 21 April
DescriptionStreamDates
  • Verb tenses and subject-verb agreement in thesis and journal articles
  • Sentence structure and punctuation in thesis and journal articles
  • Hedging, boosting, and stance-taking in thesis and journal articles
  • Academic vocabulary and developing your voice in thesis and journal articles
Clayton Campus
Monday 5 - 6.30 PM
15 June, 22 June, 29 June, 6 July
Clayton Campus
Wednesday 1.30 - 3 PM
1 April, 8 April, 22 April, 29 April

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