Postgraduate orientation

The Orientation Session for Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students (Doctoral and Masters by research) sets the scene for research study at Curtin and includes hints for surviving your first year. It is also recommended that you attend other activities being offered around the university so you get familiar with the campus, your specific School/Department and key areas such as the Library.

HDR Students – Orientation Semester 2, 2017

Date:  Thursday 27 July 2017, 8.45am – 12.30pm, building 402, room 220.

Presenters:  Various, led by the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training.

Register:  Please book your place via UniHub (search ‘HDR Students’ to find the session) or click on this registration link.

The HDR Orientation Program Sem 2 2017 includes multiple presenters who will summarise the major student milestones and the resources/services at Curtin important to HDR students. Included are presentations from the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training, experienced supervisors, the Library, Curtin Careers; The Learning Centre; and the Student Guild (the Postgraduate Students’ Committee and the PG Mentoring Scheme).

Resources including copies of the Powerpoint presentations and the iLecture recordings from the most recent Orientation session can be viewed on the Postgraduate Orientation Resources webpage. These resources are updated following each Semester Orientation (resources are currently available for the Semester 1, 2017 Orientation).

To see what is happening across the university during O week, go the Orientation homepage.