Mentoring Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidates is a dynamic and rewarding experience. HDR candidates rely on professional advice, support and training from their supervisory team. They need experienced and research active academics to support them throughout their HDR journey towards success.


The Research Office maintains an up-to-date list of Principal Supervisors and Co-Supervisors.


An HDR supervisory team is responsible to support, mentor and guide HDR candidate throughout their entire HDR journey.

Supervisor Series

Find out about the Supervisor Professional Development Series and other professional development opportunities.

Managing candidates

HDR candidates have set timelines in which to finish their studies. This includes minimum and maximum candidature completion timelines.

Resources, forms and guides

A list of resources, forms and guides for supervisors.

Admissions process

Are you wondering how Higher Degree by Research candidates are admitted to Charles Sturt University?