Everything you ever needed to know about being a research postgraduate, here on the one page. Information, links to rules and regulations, advice, handy hints and ... hang on a minute ... you’re not just procrastinating again are you?
If you have recently enrolled, you should consult our research postgrad orientation page first.
- Advice and advocacy
- Business cards
- Code of practice
- Conference organiser funding
- Confirmation of candidature
- Distance Education
- Doctoral handbook
- Editing (7.1.4)
- Ethics approval
- Examination process
- Facilities and resources (follow the link to your campus)
- Forms, forms and more forms...
- Insurance - general
- Insurance - business travel
- Intellectual Property
- International postgrads
- IT information
- Learning support
- Learning support online
- Library guide for research postgraduates
- Masters handbook
- Mid-candidature review
- Milestones (candidature)
- Pre-submission seminar
- Printing & photocopying
- Publications award
- Research progress
- Seminar organiser funding
- Skills essentials
- Statistics advice
- Thesis by publication
- Travel grants
- Travel information
- Writing the thesis
- Writing-up away status
- Your responsibilities
Dr Mavi Glinoga with MPA staff
Did we mention procrastination?
Visit our online postgrad forum to share experiences, swap tips or have a vent. Postgrad to Postgrad - the perfect place to procrastinate.
Some comedy relief
Compass Online has a live feed of Jorge Cham's comic strip Piled Higher & Deeper. Visit regularly.
Local HDR blog
Visit The Thesis Whisperer for articles, advice, tips and links (including 'procrastination aids") from fellow research postgrads in Australia. You can even join and contribute!.
MPA podcasts - informative & entertaining
The MPA is building up a series of podcasts which can help keep students entertained and informed.
We are currently developing a series of podcast seminars on a variety of topics.
Visit our Compass Online podcast collection for the complete list. Podcasts are available in both RealPlayer and Quicktime formats.
Research postgraduates - online support
The Monash Institute of of Graduate Research (MIGR) has a number of resources available for research students through their Skills Essentials series.
Skills Essentials presentations & podcasts
The Learning Support unit also offers online guide for higher degree by research postgraduates.
ResearchGATE - networking for science researchers
ResearchGATE is a professional and social networking website for researchers.