Anne Abbott from KEDRI was elected doctoral representative for the University Postgraduate Board (UPB)
Anne Abbott from KEDRI was elected doctoral representative for the University Postgraduate Board (UPB). She will fill this role together with Shima Behnoosh from SPRINZ. The purpose of the UPB is to oversee the development and review of all postgraduate programmes (Levels 8-10) of the University to ensure the highest academic standards are attained. As doctoral representatives, Anne and Shima will be responsible for communication between the board and AUT’s PhD students regarding topics such as admissions and approval, progress monitoring and thesis examination, and in general protecting the interests of students and supervisors. If you have any issues, queries, or comments, please feel free to contact Anne or Shima any time.