One of the key milestones in your candidature, the confirmation process is designed to help improve your chances of successfully completing your degree.Read more
- Making changes
Find out how to make changes to your course or enrolment, such as changing your supervisors, changing your project or changing to part time candidature.Read more
- Preparing my thesis
Get information on how to approach writing and editing your thesis, thesis formats, word limits, what examiners look for, plagiarism, and more.Read more
Before you submit your thesis there are some important steps you must take. Information, support and guidance is provided at every stage of your examination.Read more
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The University offers a comprehensive suite of researcher development programs and opportunities to put you on the right path to completing your degree, and prepare you for a job in any field.
There are plenty of courses and opportunities available to support you and give you the skills required to research effectively. Developing these skills early is strongly recommended and highly beneficial, as they will set you up for a successful candidature.Read more
Academic writing and communication skills
Your academic writing and communication skills are a crucial part of your studies and essential skills to have in the workplace, regardless of your chosen career. Find courses, opportunities and techniques available that help you to develop and enhance these skills.Read more
Hone your research skills, get ready for your career and expand your professional horizons. Find out about opportunities like the 3 Minute Thesis Competition, as well as programs offered by The Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education.Read more
Building professional and academic networks
Developing strong professional networks opens up a world of opportunities for you. Learn how to build your networks by attending conferences, utilising your supervisor's network, using social media and creating your ORCID account.Read more
Travel, conferences and fieldwork
Study Away allows you to undertake research-related activities such as fieldwork, attending conferences, attending classes or working with collaborators away from the University.
Contact the Graduate Centre, find faculty contacts and more.
Check out the Scholarships website to find out information about applying for new scholarships, as well as how to meet requirements if you're a current recipient.
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Find services to help you out while you're a studying - everything from health services and counselling, through Academic Skills to Financial Aid and Scholarships.