Current research students

We value our research candidates as important contributors to our research standing and our ranking in the world's top 3% of universities (as ranked by QS World University Rankings 2012 and Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012).

If you have any questions about the administration of your degree, please contact the Office of Graduate Studies.


We provide several induction programs to introduce you to your PhD or Research Masters degree at UON.

Support and resources

Support and resources

Learn about the range of support and resources for research students including your supervisor, training and development, equipment and facilities and ethics.

Enrolment and Administration

Candidature management

Access essential information about accepting your offer, your ongoing enrolment and managing your degree.

Research Direction and Reporting

Confirmation and progress

Find out about the key milestones throughout your degree including the confirmation process and annual progress reports.


Your research thesis

Find out more about developing your research topic and the preparation, submission and examination of your thesis.

Costs and Scholarships


Get information about scholarship options available.

Forms and Templates

Forms, guidelines and policies

Use this quick access point for all relevant forms and templates for completing your research degree.

Three minute thesis competition

Improve your skills and win some great prizes by entering the three minute thesis competition.



Get information about graduating from your PhD or Research Masters degree.