The Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Candidate Experience survey gives HDR candidates the opportunity to share their experiences.

Feedback gathered through this survey is valuable in improving candidate success and retention efforts, as early satisfaction and positive engagement experiences have been shown to improve long-term candidate success.

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Survey Components

The HDR Candidate Experience survey asks questions based on three key areas of the HDR candidate's experience - the first being the resources, facilities and support available to them. The second key area is the supervision they receive and the final key area is the support they receive in developing their skills.

Survey Administration

The survey is administered online by the Surveys and Engagement team in conjunction with  the Griffith Graduate Research School. All current Higher Degree by Research Candidates are invited to participate via email.

View the Prize Draw Terms and Conditions for more information.

Survey Results

Griffith Graduate Research School (GGRS) will produce reports based on HDR Candidates' survey response data, which will be presented to executives and heads of elements across the University.

Any questions can be directed to Griffith Graduate Research School (GGRS).

Get in Touch

Have any questions regarding the Higher Degree Research (HDR) Candidates survey? Contact the team on (07) 3735 4688