Research support

Our Research Services team recognises the importance of education and training to support higher degree students. We are pleased to offer a range of personal and professional development programs to enhance your higher degree experience.

Higher degree by research handbook

This handbook for candidates is currently under development.

Information regarding out candidature requirements and procedures can be found in our HDR policies.


Candidature management


Graduate Centre Program

The 2017 Graduate Centre Program (GCP) seminar series consists of up to 22 one and half hour seminars provided across the semester one and two teaching periods. This seminar series is highly recommended for newly enrolled Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidates and those wishing to develop particular skills and knowledge covered in these seminars.

Gippsland Graduate Centre Program
Mt Helen Graduate Centre Program

For further information on the FedUni Graduate Centre Program, please contact Paula Di Maria.

Online support modules

Through Moodle, higher degree students have free access to a range of courses developed by Imperial College London via Epigeum. Covering various aspects of methodology and statistics training, please contact for more information.

Annual research conference

The HDR Research Conference is annual event, this conference is run by HDR students for HDR students and the wider FedUni community. It gives all HDR students an opportunity to present their work in a formal conference environment. For further information regarding the HDR Conference, please email our Conference Coordinator.