Graduate Research School

Whether you are a current research candidate, a prospective one thinking about your research career or a member of University staff, the Graduate Research School is the central administration and support unit for higher degree research candidates including information on scholarships.

Research website   Graduate Research portal

Additional support

UNSW offers a number of support and development services for all students. Here you can access information on the additional support services that are available specifically for postgraduate researchers.

Getting started

Getting started as a new research student.


Research candidate enrolment information.

Academic skills support

Here you can find short courses and thesis writing resources.

HDR project counselling resources

These resources are designed to help you navigate your way through your high degree research program.

Overseas research

Many foreign institutions accept research students for short-term projects with their researchers.

International student support

Information and resources to assist International Higher Degree Research candidates make the most out of their experience in Australia.

Beginning to Teach for ECRs and HDRs

This program is designed to develop the teaching capability of UNSW Early Career Researchers (ECRs) and Higher Degree Research candidates (HDRs) with little to no experience of teaching.

Library services for research support

Visit the Library website for research support and resources.

Postgraduate Council

The council nurtures the vibrant postgraduate community with social events, professional development opportunities, advocacy and support.

Arc Student Life

Arc is the UNSW student organisation that supports everyone who studies at UNSW. Postgraduates can join Arc for free to access Clubs, participate in Volunteering and get active with Sport.


You must submit your thesis before your documents can be released.

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