The Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) provides centralised services for the administration of research higher degrees (RHD).

Office of Graduate Studies (OGS)

The Office of Graduate Studies is part of the Research and Innovation Division and provides centralised services for the administration of research degrees.  We are responsible for the overall administration of PhD and Research Masters candidature and scholarships including:

  • Recruitment,  domestic admission, enrolment and re-enrolment;
  • Scholarship applications, conditions, stipend, allowances and variations;
  • Rules and regulations for Research Degrees;
  • Candidature including confirmation and progress reports;
  • Submission and examination of thesis;
  • Research Training Sub-Committee;
  • Seminar series for PhD and Research Masters candidates;
  • PhD and Research Masters Supervisor training for staff.

Current Research Student Enquiries

General Enquiries

E: Research@newcastle.edu.au
T: +61 2 4921 6537

Current Candidature

E: Research-Candidature@newcastle.edu.au

Thesis Examination & Professional Doctorates

E: Thesis@newcastle.edu.au

Scholarships

E: ResearchScholarships@newcastle.edu.au

Mailing Address

The Office of Graduate Studies
Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER)
The University of Newcastle
Block C, Room G30
70 Vale Street, Shortland
NSW, 2307
AUSTRALIA

Office of Graduate Studies location

The Office of Graduate Studies is located in Block C, Room G30 of the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) Building. We are open for all HDR candidate enquiries Monday – Friday 9.30 am – 4.30 pm. Click here for a map

Dean of Graduate Studies

Professor Lucy Johnston

Professor Lucy Johnston

Dean of Graduate Studies
Phone: +61 2 4985 4975
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