The role of HDR supervisors is crucial in engendering in the candidate the ability to carry out research, culminating in a thesis, which makes an original contribution to the field of study. The information on these pages has been compiled to assist all supervisors to develop and succeed in their roles.

Getting started

Staff Only

  • Your online profile
  • The HDR application process
  • Supervisor expectations
  • Support for supervisors
  • Development resources

Helping students to progress

Staff Only

  • Meeting with students
  • Ethics approval and safety clearance
  • HDR milestones
  • Guidance and intervention strategies
  • Coursework requests

Nearing completion

Staff Only

  • Proposing examiners
  • Supporting completion

Projects and scholarships

Staff Only

  • HDR projects opportunities
  • Establishing an externally funded HDR scholarship
  • Business and Industry / Philanthropic Scholarships

Joint and Dual Award Programs

  • Current partners
  • Institution eligibility criteria
  • Policy and procedures
  • Forms and guidelines

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.