Postgraduate Research Support

Here you can find contacts and support for postgraduate research students at UNSW.

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.

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.

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.

UNSW Scientia research recruitment opportunities

UNSW is investing at unprecedented levels to bring 1,000 of the world’s most talented researchers to Sydney by 2025, to join a community ranked amongst the global top 50.

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 and general services for students.

UNSW Postgraduate Council (PGC)

The Postgraduate Council (PGC) nurtures the vibrant postgraduate community with social events, professional development opportunities, advocacy and support.

Postgraduate Lounge

The Postgraduate Lounge at Arc is a great space exclusively for postgraduate students to relax and to meet with fellow students to socialise or study. You must be a member of Arc to make use of this facility.

Arc - UNSW 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.

Graduation

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