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. 

RQ 4 HDR orientation

6 November 2018 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.

New international HDR students: Compulsory information session

6 November 2018 10:30am11:30am
Get valuable information to support you as a new international HDR student.

RQ 3 HDR orientation

1 August 2018 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates. You should attend even if you have been unable to register.

RQ 2 HDR orientation

22 May 2018 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international. Registrations will open on 1 April, 2018.

RQ 1 HDR orientation

6 February 2018 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.