Training and workshops

Deakin offers you the opportunity deepen your skill and knowledge acquisition by undertaking additional training during your candidature. Through an enhanced learning experience, you will be better equipped to identify learning objectives and pursue your chosen career pathway.

Managing your training

Training components encompass all training activities that you may undertake during your candidature. These may be offered centrally or through your academic unit. A catalogue of Deakin training components can be found through your Individual Learning Plan by adding a learning plan entry or browsing the catalogue. You may also add external training activities and record placements.

Deakin Research training and workshops

A series of workshops is provided by the Deakin Research Training group for the benefit of research degree students at all campuses in addition to other study skills support.

A full program of workshops, presentations, quick links and workshop calendar can be found in the Higher Degrees by Research module within CloudDeakin.

  • HDR Workshop program (PDF, 111.1 KB) - Contains the current workshop program showing when each workshop will be held on each campus. Research degree students (and supervisors) are encouraged to attend any that are of interest, and you may like to discuss with your supervisor which workshops will be most useful for you at various stages of candidature.
    • Places in the workshops are limited, so if you want to attend please register via email to If you later find that you are unable to attend, please cancel your registration via email to so that your place is made available to another student.
    • Some workshops are also delivered online using Lync. Please check the workshop program for details.
  • Presentations - You can access a copy of current presentations by selecting one of the folders listed in the navigation menu or table of contents.
  • Quick links - You will find useful links to the internal and external websites, blogs and tweets.
  • Calendar - The calendar provides a snap shot of upcoming training and workshops.

Study Support

Study Support is your partner in your HDR journey. As a HDR student, you are automatically enrolled into the Higher Degree by Research CloudDeakin site. You can access learning materials to support all stages of your candidature on your HDR journey. Further information on the HDR CloudDeakin site, thesis study groups/workshops, and other support and faculty assistance can be found on the Study Support website.

Note: Deakin staff members please contact eSolutions to access the HDR site.

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