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Thesis Study Groups

Thesis Study Groups

Thesis study groups are a great opportunity to meet other HDR candidates. Sessions are open to students from all Faculties and Schools, and focus on many aspects of thesis researching and writing.

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Language and Learning Advisers  are available for individual consultations at any stage of your research.

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Thesis Study Group timetable T2 2017


  • Location: The Learning Space Building H, Level 1 (Study Support reception)
  • Time: 12pm - 1pm every Friday November 10th until December 15th
  • Contact: Dr Vittoria Grossi vittoria.grossi@deakin.edu.au

Waurn Ponds

  • Location: Waurn Ponds JB3.303
  • Time: 11am - 12pm AEST and from October AEDT
  • Dates: 07/09, 21/09, 05/10, 19/10, 02/11, 16/11, 30/11, 14/12
  • (N.B. Sessions held on 02/11 will be in JB3.302)
  • Contact: Dr Steven Grivas steven.grivas@deakin.edu.au.


  • Location: Online (via Skype for Business)
  • Time: 1pm - 2pm  AEST and from October AEDT
  • Dates: 31/08, 14/09, 28/09, 12/10, 26/10, 09/11, 23/11, 07/12
  • Contact: To join the online session contact Dr Steven Grivas steven.grivas@deakin.edu.au.
  • Join Thesis Study Group online meeting

  • Please download Skype for Business or Lync (for Mac) onto the device that you will be using on the day.
  • If you can't download Skype for Business / Lync (for Mac), you can use the Skype for Business Web App, which requires an app plug-in.  Alternatively, if using a tablet you can use the iPad and Android Apps.
  • Sign in to Skype to Business using your Deakin email address i.e. username@deakin.edu.au) and your Deakin password.
  • If you experience any further issues connecting please contact the eSolutions Help Desk on 1800 463 888.
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