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Organisational Development Unit

Supervising higher degree by research students

Supervising an HDR student

If you are a Curtin staff member new to the role of supervising higher degree by research students the following may provide some useful information:

  • Practical strategies: Supervising Higher Degree by Research Students


Want to know more about other resources available at Curtin?

To access a range of training seminars and workshops designed for supervisors, as well as research students, including a session aimed at academic staff who are either new to or soon to be supervising higher degree by research students, visit

Access the Guidelines for Research Students.

Access the Graduate Research School for information on student policies and procedures.

 Access information for students when candidature is confirmed including The Supervisory Process, Changing between full and part time enrolment at Research at Curtin.


For information about the Office of Research and Development and the services they offer visit: