Current research candidates
Welcome from our Dean of Graduate Studies
We are very excited to have you on board. The Office of Research Services and Graduate Studies at Charles Sturt University is your go-to throughout your entire candidature. So let’s get to know one another a little better.
The Office of Research Services and Graduate Studies is the central point of contact for researchers, research candidates, supervisors, managers and research agencies. We provide information and support for the administration and management of research and research higher degrees at Charles Sturt University.
When you study at Charles Sturt University, you study with us. We’re with you every step of the way. Take a look below at the different avenues of support we have ready for you.
Are you ready to get started?
Information and support
Important information to help manage your candidature and get you started on your journey.
A candidate's admission normally commences on a probationary basis for a period of up to twelve months (full-time equivalent).
There are a range of scholarships available to both domestic and international HDR candidates.
There is a variety of PD programs for HDR Candidates, Supervisors and Researchers.
Research Skills and Career Development
What will give you the edge in an evolving and increasingly competitive job market?
Progress and progress reports
MyResearch collects, stores and manages a range of research management information including progress reports.
Services which will support you throughout the research process from CSU and approved providers.
Information relating to completion of your thesis.
Publication and authorship
Advice relating to intellectual property and copyright considerations.
Support is available to assist Indigenous staff and students undertaking research and study.
Spaces where you can gain industry support for your research activities and collaboration with professionals.
HDR forms, policies and resources
See the list of forms and guides that support your candidature and research.
Responsibilities & Administration Matters
Ensure you familiarise yourself with your HDR responsibilities and administrative matters.
Variances to Candidature
Do you need to take a break from your studies for a short period of time? You may seek an official leave of absence.
Find out how to write your literature review.