Sometimes ... undertaking a PhD isn’t always a smooth ride.
Research show that proactive intervention at the early stages of your candidature can be the most effective way to get you past your milestones and onwards to your research career. So we start the process as soon as possible into your PhD.
We want to keep you supported so you can stay on-track.
We have created a unique Progression Program for HDR students. Your academic, social, financial and emotional well-being is our top priority.
It takes a village to finish a thesis.
From the beginning of your PhD you’ll be allocated a Progression Support Officer. Our officers are specially trained to work with you and your supervisor to identify what barriers exist to completing your PhD and suggest appropriate supports.
We know your degree. We know our stuff.
As part of the process, your progression support officer may assist you by referring you to other relevant university bodies such as the
We also maintain a selection of external resources that you might use- books, websites, blogs, podcasts and video sites that deal with the topic of PhD completion.
Despite the best intentions of students and supervisors, sometimes problems that are impacting on the PhD can go unnoticed. That is why we check-in regularly with both you and your supervisor to see how you are going and discuss what is going right and what is going not-so-right.
Many different problems can impact on the completion of a PhD.
When we meet with you, we work collaboratively to identify things that might be getting in the way. We then link you with the necessary resources to address these issues.
Haven’t been contacted by us yet, but have started your PhD already? Get in contact with us. Don't wait. Have a chat with one of our progression support officers and start your own program today. For an appointment please contact us. Please note that your email will be confidential. Phone and Skype facilities are available.
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