Research students

HDR contacts

Graduate Research School

Please contact the Graduate Research School for information on enrolling and course management

HDR Student Representative

Andrea Knezevic

Find a supervisor

If you need a supervisor, please make contact with the head of Postgraduate Studies in the School that you are interested in enrolling in

HDR resources

Getting Started

Detailed information for both current and future postgraduates students can be found on the UOW Research and Innovation page.

New HDR candidates who require shared office space, laboratory access and access cards can submit a request by completing the HDR Space Allocation Request Form online. The request will be sent to your Principal Supervisor for approval. Once approved, Facilities Management Division will allocate space and access cards as appropriate. For lab access, candidates are required to complete a lab induction and obtain approval from the lab owner.

Computer access

For HDR computer access, all supervisors are required to email their School who will liaise with the ASSH Faculty Office to support fair distribution and access to available computer resources.

The Research Hub is a collaborative research space for Higher Degree Research (HDR) students, early career researchers and research leaders in the Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities.

The space houses over 40 current students and visiting scholars, as well as full-time researchers, Australian Research Council project researchers, ARC Future Fellows, and will lead host some of Australia’s major research projects in the areas of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The Research Hub is located in building 19, level 2, room 2072.


Applicants for the Doctor of Creative Arts (DCA)Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) also need to submit the following (in addition to the online application):

  • Research Proposal

Applicants who intend to undertake creative practice research should make sure that their research proposal includes consideration of creative practice in both methodology and outcomes. The proposal should include a consideration of the feasibility and logistics of the project and any resource implications.

  • Portfolio

Applicants who intend to undertake creative practice research should include a digital portfolio and/or documentation as best suits the applicant’s specialised area of artistic practice. This may include a portfolio outlining significant creative achievements including audio-visual documentation as appropriate. The portfolio must be uploaded with your online application. Alternately, a link to a website containing images, creative work, media experience, or samples may be provided.

If it is necessary to send any material by separate email, please send it to Hard copy supporting material will not be accepted.

  • Curriculum vitae

Listing professional experience, exhibitions, performances, publications, prizes, awards, research history and employment experience.

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