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Scholarly Writing and Communication Skills - Call for Applications

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 21:30
  • Course Duration: 19th to 23rd August, 2019
  • Venue: Senate Telepresence Room
  • Who should apply: PhD Students
  • Maximum Number of Participants: 50
  • Latest Date of application: 12th August, 2019

The three credit unit course is among the required PhD crosscutting courses to equip PhD students with the knowledge and skills in effective writing and presentations. The course deals with the publication process from the perspective of the author of a scholarly piece of work and the editor of a journal. Given the amount of time that PhD students spend writing and preparing to present, students should invest in a systematic study of scholarly writing and communication. 

Applicants should submit their applications with evidence of admission and good academic standing of the PhD Program. ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS SHALL BE CONTACTED. Please indicate your Gender, Department, School, College, telephone and e-mail contact. Submit electronically to: or Deadline for application is Monday 12th August, 2019.

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