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 Orientation contains an online module and a webinar session. Content 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 representation 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 info session [webinar]

12 August 2020 10:30am12:30pm
This session is compulsory for all newly commencing HDR students and is a requirement of your visa. Domestic students who are new to Brisbane are also welcome.

Compulsory HDR Orientation [online]

12 August 2020 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.

New International HDR students: Compulsory info session

10 November 2020 10:30am12:30pm
This session is compulsory for all newly commencing HDR students and is a requirement of your visa. Domestic students who are new to Brisbane are also welcome.

Compulsory HDR Orientation

10 November 2020 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.

Compulsory HDR Orientation [online]

5 May 2020 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.

New International HDR students: Compulsory info session [online]

5 May 2020 10:30am12:30pm
This session is compulsory for all newly commencing HDR students and is a requirement of your visa. Domestic students who are new to Brisbane are also welcome.

Compulsory HDR orientation

4 February 2020 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.

New international HDR students: Compulsory information session

4 February 2020 10:30am12:30pm
This session is compulsory for new international research students starting this research quarter and is a requirement of your visa. Domestic students who are new to Brisbane are also welcome.