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 2, 2018

Date:  Thursday 26 July, 8.45am – 12.30pm, building 402, room 220.

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

Register:  Please book your place via UniHub (search ‘HDR Students’ to find the session) or click on this registration link.

See the HDR Orientation Program Semester 2 2018 26 July 2018 [.pdf 25KB]  showing the line-up of presenters discussing topics key to the success of your HDR experience. The session includes presentations from the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training, experienced supervisors, the Library, Curtin Careers; 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.