Success in a higher degree by research program can be made easier if you get off to a good start and are aware of your rights and responsibiliites as a HDR student as well as the support and opportunities provided by the University to assist you to successful completion of your degree.  

Orientation includes important information about:

  • candidature, milestones, scholarship conditions, forms and guidance;
  • training and development opportunities which complement your HDR; 
  • support networks including the UQ Library, Association of Postgraduate Students and where to go if things go wrong.

The session also includes a presentation by UQ Alumni who share their tips for successful completion of a HDR and the opportunities for future employment, as well as an afternoon tea where you can meet your peers and/or talk to staff from the various support sections of the University.

Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international. 

New International HDR students: Compulsory information session

14 November 2017 10:30am11:30am
Registrations will open Wednesday 18 October. Get valuable information to support you as a new international student at UQ.

RQ 4 HDR Orientation Session

14 November 2017 1:30pm4:30pm
Registrations will open Wednesday 18 October. Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.   

RQ 3 HDR Orientation Session

8 August 2017 1:30pm1:45pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.  International students please note:  You are required to attend an additional half hour session before the main Orientation session. International student Orientation begins at 1:00 pm.