Orientation

HDR Student Orientation

Date: To Be Advised

Location: Building 20, Lecture Theatre 1

The HDR Orientation is a compulsory component of your degree, please register to attend. 

Registration Opening Soon for 2018

Program 

  9:00am

  •  Registration 

Foyer, Building 20

  9:15am

  • Welcome to the University of Wollongong

Congratulations! Why we need HDR students

Mrs Susan Flint, Manager, Graduate Research School

 

  9:20am

 

  • What Every Research Student Needs to Know

Responsible Research - Ethics, IP, Authorship, Research Misconduct, Code of Practice - Research, Referencing & Plagiarism 

Ms Michelina Weatherall, Research Integrity Officer, Research Services Office

  9:35am

  • Getting Started: You, Your Supervisor and Your First Year

Your first year requirements, meetings with your supervisor, course progression, policies and guidelines, Annual Progress Report, student and supervisor responsibilities and expectations.

Mrs Susan Flint, Manager, Graduate Research School

Ms Nikki Rumpca, Student Management Officer, Graduate Research School

 

  9:45am

  • Research Proposal Review (RPR)

When and how to complete your RPR. Compulsory in your first year.

Associate Stephen Ralph, Head of Postgraduate, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health

  10:05am

  • Library

What does the library offer me?

Ms Jeanetta Kettle, Outreach Librarian, Library

  10:15am

  • Learning Development

Free services available for HDR students who wish to improve their academic skills.

Dr Meeta Chaaerjee Padmanabhan, Lecturer, Learning Development 

  10:25am

  • Careers Counsellor

Career support for Graduate Research School Students.

Ms Sarah Ryan, HDR Careers Counsellor, Careers Central

  10:35am

  • Student Mentors

Information on Peer to Peer Student Mentors service.

Mr Axton Aguiar, Peer to Peer Mentor, Graduate Research School

  10:45am

  • Student Information & Support; Student Life Information; Mature Age Network

 Information about your student experience, the support and activities that will ensure you succeed in achieving a balanced lifestyle and academic success.

Mr Ninan Mathew, Wellbeing Coordinator, Student Life Programs

11:00am

Morning Tea

Faculty Orientation Programs

Faculty of Business
The Faculty of Business will not be hosting an orientation event. However, Faculty of Business HDR students will be provided with information and assistance by the HDR coordinator. Please contact Jodi Barrie for further details on jodi@uow.edu.au or 4221 5760.

Faculty of Engineering & Information Sciences
Date: Friday, 21 July, 2017
Time: 2:00pm
Location: SMART Building 6, Room 105
Information: Students will have the opportunity to meet Faculty staff at the afternoon tea. As well as be provided with information on your office and computer facilities.
Contact: Julia Johnson | juliaj@uow.edu.au | (02) 4221 4890

Faculty of Law, Humanities & the Arts
Date: Friday, 21 July, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Moot Court, Building 67, Room 202
Information: This will be your opportunity to meet your supervisors, key Faculty staff and your fellow peers.
Contact: LHA Faculty Research Office | lha-research@uow.edu.au | (02) 4221 5780

Faculty of Social Sciences
Date: Wednesday, 19 July, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Building 67, Room 104
Information: Students will have the opportunity to meet the Associate Dean - Research, Professor Noel Castree, the Research Training Director, Associate Professor Honglin Chen, the Heads of Postgraduate Studies from each School and your supervisors. A light lunch will be served.
Contact: Faculty of Social Sciences Research Office | social-sciences-research@uow.edu.au | (02) 4221 5450

Faculty of Science, Medicine & Health
The Faculty of Science, Medicine & Health will not be hosting an orientation event. However, Faculty of Science, Medicine & Health HDR students will receive a Faculty orientation pack, this will be provided by Graduate Research School staff when your named is signed off at the HDR orientation. Please contact Ms Karen Lovasz if you need further information from the Faculty on karen_lovasz@uow.edu.au or on (02) 4252 8218.

Australian Institute for Innovative Materials
The Australian Institute for Innovative Materials will not be hosting an orientation event. Please contact Mrs Narelle Badger if you need further information from the Faculty on narelle_badger@uow.edu.au or 4221 3530.


For further information about HDR Student Orientation please contact the Graduate Research School:
E: graduate-research-school@uow.edu.au
T: (02) 4221 5452

Last reviewed: 1 December, 2017
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