Higher degree by research Orientation

The Orientation Session for higher degree by research (HDR) students (doctoral and masters by research) sets the scene for research study at Curtin and includes hints for surviving your first year. We recommend you also attend other activities being offered around the university so you get familiar with the campus, your specific school/department and key areas such as the library.

HDR Students – Orientation Semester 1, Thursday 21 February 2019

Date:  Thursday 21 February, 8.45am – 12.30pm, Building 402, Room 220.

Presenters: Various, led by the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Excellence.

Register: Registrations will open in November 2018 on UniHub (search ‘HDR Students’ to find the session)

The session includes presentations from the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training, experienced supervisors, the Library, Curtin Careers, Employment and Leadership; the Curtin Institute for Computation and the Student Guild (the Postgraduate Students’ Committee and the PG Mentoring Scheme).

See what’s happening across the University during Orientation Week.


HDR orientation resources

There are many areas across Curtin that provide services and support to you and your supervisor, including the Graduate Research School (GRS). The GRS administers HDR related rules, policies and guidelines. Knowledge and awareness of these are essential for your progress. The Orientation handouts and links below will also give you easy access to important information.