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The Graduate Research School aims to provide high-quality support and research training to both students and supervisors and to assist in the growth of a vibrant research culture that facilitates great outcomes for students, supervisors and the University.

We seek to promote best practice in all aspects of postgraduate research, and provide quality research training and support services for both higher degree by research (HDR) students and supervisors.

 Our services

Future students

Our future research students team coordinates applications for admission with Enrolling Areas and Faculty Graduate Studies Committees (FGSCs).

Contact the team for information about applying for a research degree, enrolment and scholarship applications, or visit the Future Students website.


Current students

Contact our current research students team for help with enrolment, candidacy, thesis applications, leaves of absence and extensions, or view our information for current students.


Current staff

Login to Staff Portal to find resources to help you perform HDR supervision effectively and uphold Curtin’s research culture of excellence, integrity, professionalism and mutual respect.

For ­student-related HDR information including scholarships, thesis preparation, plagiarism, travel and insurance, see the guidelines for HDR students.


For information about research scholarships at Curtin, contact our scholarships team or visit the Scholarships website.


Academic support

For Curtin students and staff enquiring about the Register of Supervisors, statistical reports, academic status, annual progress reports, web forms, policy and procedures advice.

Thesis examinations

For Curtin students and staff enquiring about nomination of examiners, thesis submission, thesis examination and HDR completions, please email our team or view our examination information.


Training and seminars

For information about supervisor inductions and professional development, HDR student seminars, postgraduate orientation, and research integrity training on Blackboard, please view our seminars and training or contact the Research Training Officer (students only; staff please contact Research Integrity).



The Graduate Research School reports on the HDR landscape at Curtin, including annual trends and enrolment statistics.

Website updates or enquiries

For Curtin students and staff enquiring about web content or issues with broken links.

Contact us

Please phone +61 8 9266 3337 or come and visit us at Curtin Perth in building 101 (entry opposite the medical centre). 

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