Graduate Research School

International students


Further information

Information for new students


The staff at the Graduate Research and Scholarships Office wish you every success with your studies.

If you have just arrived in Perth to conduct research at the University of Western Australia - welcome to UWA.

Graduate education officers

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To help you settle in, make an appointment with a graduate education officer.

Phone or email Dr Jo Edmondston to book your appointment. At your first meeting, you will:

  • make sure you have the information you need to settle at UWA
  • address any of your immediate concerns
  • let you know about workshops and other resources
  • ensure you can find key services around campus
  • discuss key goals for your first six months.

Graduate education officers remain in email contact with you until your confirmation of candidature, and as you complete the writing of your thesis.

  1. variations to candidature
  2. scholarship payment and obligations
  3. thesis examination.

FIRSTatUWA: our program for Facilitating International Research Students' Transition at UWA.  

Language and Cultural Exchange (LACE) is our intercultural friendship program for all postgraduates and staff at UWA. It offers an opportunity for international students to come together, socialise and share their experiences. Join and meet diverse people, indulge, enjoy, relax, walk, talk and socialise. Contact Dr Cheryl Lange for full details.