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​​​​​​​​Building your online researcher profile workshops

​​​​​​​These in-person workshops aim to teach you practical tools to build your researcher profile. 

Building your research narrative 

30 July 2024

This workshop covers how to craft a captivating researc​h narrative tailored for diverse audiences. This in-person workshop covers:

  • The principles of storytelling and how​​ to apply them to communicate complex research concepts in an engaging and accessible way.

  • Strategies to understand your target audience; tailoring your research narrative to resonate with different audiences. 

  • Platforms and channels to communicate your research effectively online. 

​Building your LinkedIn researcher profile 

27 August 2024

What makes for a good LinkedIn profile? This in-person workshop covers: 

  • The critical elements that make a LinkedIn profile stand out, offering tips and strategies to help you craft a compelling and eye-catching online representation of your professional and researcher identity.

  • The fundamental components of an effective LinkedIn profile, from your headline and summary to work experience and skills. Learn how to optimize each section to showcase your strengths and ambition.

  • Other lesser known functions of LinkeIn and how they can be leveraged to boost your online networking. 

Target audience for both workshops:

Registered SU postgraduate students.

Cost​

These workshops are funded by the Postgraduate Office. There is no cost for registered SU postgraduates who sign up and attend, however, in the case of late cancellations or non-attendance, applicants will be responsible for the full workshop fee since late cancellations and non-attendance have considerable cost implications for our Office.​​​

Booking 

Booking is essential and places are limited. Please note that we will confirm your place after receipt of your application.

Location 

Stellenbosch campus

Time 

9:00-13:00​​


Click on the workshop sign-up link(s) below to secure your place(s).

​​The Postgraduate Skills Development Programme reserves the right to reshedule or to cancel a workshop if there is not enough interest. Registrations close five days before a workshop or when the workshop has reached capacity. 

  
  
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