You've been asked to supervise an HDR student

Supervising students is one of the most rewarding experiences of academic life. Candidates are enthusiastic members of the research community and are an important part of ensuring our continuing research success.

Research candidates require specialist advice, training and assistance from experienced researchers to guide them towards achieving success in their studies and on to their future careers.

Research supervision is a specialised form of teaching and you are required to undertake training and apply to the join the Graduate Supervisor Register.

These resources have been developed to help you manage the process right from the earliest contact to build the potential for a successful and rewarding candidature with your student.