Additional information is provided from an information session conducted at Deakin University. 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.
All students admitted under the PhD Xtra program are required to complete a minimum of one unit of coursework and both Research Integrity training and the HDR Respectful Behaviour Module prior to confirmation.
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 complete training organised by the Graduate Research Academy.
The training provides 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. Some training is mandatory while most is optional.
Training can be undertaken online at a time that suits you, or in workshops which are scheduled on a regular basis.
You need to register your attendance via our training website.
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.
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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 'Personal and Job Details' from the main menu and then selecting 'Personal Details'.
Scholarship students should update banking details via DeakinPeople by selecting 'Pay' from the main menu and then selecting 'Bank Accounts'.
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.