Additional information is provided in an information session conducted at Deakin University during October 2016. The session also contained some important questions and answers which are displayed at the end.
All students are encouraged to publish their work during candidature as it has many advantages.
Want to know more? Here are your candidature questions answered.
Take control of your studies by developing an individual learning plan (ILP) tailored to your needs. The ILP gives you direct access to a catalogue of training components here at Deakin plus the ability to incorporate external training opportunities and placements within industry.
In addition, you may be required to undertake ethics or safety related training depending on your field of research.
Funding is available to support students during their studies. Check out research scholarships for more information.
Want to know more? Here are your scholarship questions answered.
Deakin strongly encourages all students to attend training and workshops organised by Deakin Research.
A complete program of workshops (PDF, 141.6 KB) is available. The workshops provide an important introduction to research degree studies and a great deal of advice on how to complete your course and have a good research experience.
You need to register your attendance in the Event Registration System.
Research degrees at Deakin are governed by a suite of policies and procedures. You should familiarise yourself with these early in your candidature.
International research degree students queries or concerns should be directed to an International Student Adviser.
News, events and activities
PhD Xtra - Be Expert
Join the world’s best and brightest research professionals in our new PhD Xtra program launching on October 31st, 2016.
During the year we have a number of activities for research degree students including the three minute thesis competition.
Have your details changed?
Changes to your personal details such as your address should by updated via StudentConnect. Scholarship students should also update their address details on DeakinPeople by selecting 'My HR' from the main menu and then selecting 'Personal Information'.
Scholarship students should update banking details via DeakinPeople by selecting 'My HR' from the main menu and then selecting 'Payroll and Compensation'.
Do you need to talk to someone?
Deakin HDR staff are available to answer all your enrolment, candidature, scholarship, and examination enquiries.
International Student Advisers provide a wide range of advice including help with personal issues and general visa queries for international students.