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:
- Faculty HDR Orientation Handbook
- Faculty Research Proposal Review Guidelines
- Application: HDR Workstation/ Office Spaces (Research Hub and associated space – Bld 19)
- Application: HDR Study Room – TAEM Students Only (Bld 40)
- Application: HDR Studio Space – TAEM Students Only (Bld 40)
- Student Complaints Procedure
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.
Careers Central Workshops
The UOW Careers Counsellor for Graduate Research Students offers regular workshops tailored to the needs of Graduate Research Students.