The Griffith Graduate Research School (GGRS) is the dedicated point of contact for all higher degree by research (HDR) enquiries

GGRS has academic oversight and administrative responsibility for all aspects of the HDR candidature lifecycle.

GGRS also offers a range of opportunities to enhance the HDR experience including skills training and the Three Minute Thesis competition.

GGRS works in partnership with Academic Groups, Research Centres/Institutes and other University Offices to coordinate HDR activities and monitor the provision of research support and facilities.

Events and workshops

GGRS aims to inspire, motivate and empower HDR candidates. Find out more about the range of research and professional development programs, workshops and masterclasses we offer to give you the skills needed in your research degree and further career.

Managing your candidature

During your HDR studies, you may need to make changes to your candidature. To learn more about your candidature requirements, as well as making variations to your candidature such as organising leave, changing your supervisor, or altering your enrolment status.

Candidate support and resources

As a HDR candidate, you have access to a number of resources including workshops and seminars, facilities, library and support services, to assist you throughout your research degree.

Staff training and resources

Information and resources for HDR supervisors regarding supervisor accreditation, training and HDR administration.

Scholarships for current candidates

GGRS offers a number of different scholarships to assist you in your candidature.

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Preparing and submitting your thesis

Writing, proof reading and finalising your thesis is both a challenging and rewarding process. Review our guidelines to assist your thesis preparation, presentation and submission process.

My research and self-help resources

A range of forms and self-help resources are available to assist you with your enquiries.

Contact us

For any enquiries relating to HDR admission, candidature, scholarships, and thesis examinations, please contact us.

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GGRS Candidature Information Sheet