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Welcome to your Postgraduate Research.

There are many resources to help you settle into your studies and get you started on your research project.


Graduate Research School Welcome

A formal welcome day at the University Club is held twice a year. All newly enrolled postgraduate research students are expected to attend. An invitation will be sent to you in the month prior to the welcome. Register online to attend.

Induction meetings

Lunchtime induction meetings run by the Graduate Education Officers are held on the first Thursday of every month to let you know what support, resources and services are on offer. Invitations to attend are sent shortly after enrolment. No registration is required and you can review the Induction Meeting Presentation here:

International students

The FIRSTatUWA program supports international students transition to studies at UWA. Additional information for international students can be found here.

Postgraduate students almanac

Almanac cover - webRead our guide to postgraduate research life at UWA, covering everything from candidature, resources, training and facilities. The Almanac is provided in the GRS Welcome Bag at enrolment.

Download the Almanac below or obtain a free hard copy from our office

Academic conduct essentials

All new students at UWA are required to complete the online Academic Conduct Essentials unit within the first 10 weeks of enrolment.

Going online

From StudentConnect you can check your enrolment status, change your personal details and check your research milestones and due dates for your paperwork.

The library can help you get online at UWA, including setting up your Pheme account and your internet access, accessing your email and connecting to the wireless network, Unifi.

Research skills workshops and other training opportunities

The Graduate Education Officers offer support and training for research students, including a series of Research Skills workshops for postgraduate research students early in candidature. Other special events, workshops and seminars throughout the year can be found in the GRS Calendar of Events.

Connect with Other Students

To meet other postgraduate research students join LACE, join a UWA Guild social or sporting club, or attend a PSA event.