Research Students

Research Students

We provide a dynamic, interdisciplinary context for postgraduate study, with high-level research facilities and great opportunities for peer interaction. You will participate in cutting edge creative, critical and policy research and have close access to academic leaders in relevant disciplinary fields.

Information for Students

Detailed information for both current and future postgraduates students can be found on the UOW Research and Innovation page.


LHA Student Resources

Current HDR students should also refer to the Graduate Research School for a range of matters relating to enrolment, supervision, progress reports, thesis submission and examination. Faculty-specific information can be found below:


Scholarship/ Grant Opportunities

UOW offers a wide rand of research scholarships and awards. For a list of available opportunities, refer to the Graduate Research School website


HDR Student Support Funding

LHA provides funding support schemes to assist Higher Degree Research (HDR) students to pursue their thesis related research and to present their findings at relevant domestic and international scholarly conferences, public exhibitions and performances.


LHA Research Hub

The Research Hub is a collaborative research space for Higher Degree Research (HDR) students, early career researchers and research leaders in the Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts.  The space houses over 40 current students and visiting scholars, as well as full-time researchers, Australian Research Council project researchers, ARC Future Fellows, and will lead host some of Australia’s major research projects in the areas of Humanities and Social Sciences.


HDR Peer to Peer Mentoring Program

HDR Peer to Peer Student Mentors provide advice and support across a wide range of HDR related areas including academic and thesis writing, research proposals and methodologies, ethics application processes, presentation skills, research software and IT issues, career planning, work-life balance and adjusting to cultural change.


Career Development Program 

Our HDR graduates go on to develop careers in a diverse range of areas, many outside academic research. Where do they go? How do they get there? Careers Central and LHA will host a series of tailored career development workshops and seminars for current HDR students.

Last reviewed: 24 March, 2017