Thesis Boot Camp
The School of Graduate Studies and the Writing Centre are pleased to offer an intensive one-week program designed to help graduate students make significant progress on or complete their theses. Memorial’s Thesis Boot Camp offers a dedicated time and space free from distractions to help doctoral students write and provides a supportive and interdisciplinary intellectual community for doctoral students. Writing staff will be available throughout the day to address specific questions or concerns you might have.
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., April 21-25, 2014 (5 consecutive days)
To participate, you must be registered as a doctoral student at Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Writing Centre, Room SN2053
- Students selected for the Boot Camp should meet with supervisors prior to Boot Camp to establish goals for the week and organize materials needed for writing.
- Students should arrive with all materials needed for a full day of writing (including laptops, books, articles, notes, etc.).
- Students should establish personal goals and measure achievements at the start and end of each day.
- Students should attend the morning presentation each day of the Boot Camp.
- Internet is OK, but no Facebook, Twitter, etc.
- No cell phones except during lunches (lunch from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.)
- Quiet space maintained (no loud conversations during dedicated writing periods)
- Must attend and write every day of the 5-day program
Email email@example.com with your name, student number, degree and academic unit, and a brief description outlining your current writing stage and the reason you would like to participate in the Boot Camp by February 28, 2014.