Victoria University has introduced The Agile Researcher program for all graduate researchers.

Designed to assist graduate researchers navigate through their studies with a range of practical tools and life skills for mental health and well-being.

Program details

The six week program, co-designed with Victoria University graduate researchers:

  • is comprised of 16 short (10–15 minute) self-paced online modules focussing on cognitive and behavioural strategies for confidence and resilience
  • provides an opportunity to participate in weekly peer-to-peer sessions to share and discuss application of strategies.

Recent participants were asked what they thought of the program and what they got out of completing it. Here’s what some of them had to say:

  • “Encourages a growth mindset through self-care and embracing a higher purpose.”
  • “It helped to reframe my mindset and break down tasks to avoid feeling overwhelmed.”
  • “I liked that the sessions were short and focussed. The weekly peer group discussion sessions were a highlight and helped to consolidate the concepts.”
  • “Short, sharp and engaging.”

The next planned intakes for the program are at the end of September 2021, November 2021, January 2022 and March 2022.

To register your interest in the next intake or find out more email [email protected].