October 11, 2017

Thesis Writing Boot Camp (3 full days)

Are you a PhD or Master’s student working towards submitting your thesis or major research paper (MRP) by the end of December? Join the fall edition of the Thesis Writing Boot Camp, a three-day writing program structured to support productivity of writing.

Event Details

Date & Time:

October 11, 2017
8:45 am to 4:30 pm

Event Contact:

Graduate Student Life

If you are interested in attending, you must:

· commit to all three full days;
· commit to not using the internet or cell phones;
· bring everything you need – PDF's, graphs, images, etc. – and be prepared to write!

We strongly recommend that you meet with your supervisor before the camp to set goals. 

You will have no access to the Internet or cell phones for the duration of the Boot Camp. Remember to bring printed or electronic copies of online materials and resources that you will need for your writing during the boot camp.

For the daily schedule, please see the Agenda below.

Register online. Space is limited. Priority will be given to PhD students nearing completion.


Time Description
8:45 to 9 am Arrival, settle in, coffee/snacks
9 to 9:15 am Motivation and Goal Setting
9:15 to 10:30 am Writing Block
10:30 to 10:45 am Coffee Break
10:45 am to 12 pm Writing Block
12 to 1 pm Lunch Break (lunch provided each day)
1 to 2:15 pm Writing Block
2:15 to 2:45 pm Break (nature walk)
2:45 to 4 pm Writing Block
4 to 4:30 pm Daily Debrief + goal setting for next day (optional)