You are now entering the final phase of your degree, congratulations. The bulk of the research is done, and you should be focused on completing the thesis and meeting your completion milestones.
Interaction and discussion with your supervisors are critical during this stage. There are also numerous requirements and mandatory steps to undergo during this final stage. We have outlined several development and training opportunities that may help you during this time.
Submitting your thesis is a big step, and you want to make sure you get it right. We have listed the various policies, requirements, and steps here to help you navigate this important and exciting stage.
Doing a Higher Degree by Research should be a great experience. Choosing to do your degree at UNSW means that you have the benefit of having many resources, training providers and support structures available to you to enhance your time here. Make sure you utilise the many opportunities and resources that we have across the whole of UNSW. We have tried to list as many services as we can, but it is always a good idea to ask your supervisors, Postgraduate Coordinator, academics or friends about other opportunities that may be available, especially those offered at the School or Faculty level.
Doing your Higher Degree by Research is exciting, but it is also possible for it to be a stressful time. You are not in this adventure alone, and it is important to ask for help when you need it. While your supervisors and school should be a great support for you, it is important to remember that you can get support from other people. The University has numerous resources and support structures in place to help throughout your candidature. Some of the key contacts and support structures are below.