UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture postgraduate research candidates are open-minded, progressive and strategic thinkers. As one of the largest faculties of its kind in Australia, we provide a number of opportunities for engagement and support to help you get the most out of your academic experience.
a comprehensive research training program available to all postgraduate research candidates
an annual on-campus postgraduate research candidate conference
an active and engaged postgraduate student committee
annual thesis writing faculty boot camp
regular seminars, workshops, lectures and conferences
international student welcome and community events
English language enhancement to help you improve your communication skills in English
opportunities to participate in the faculty heat of the international Three Minute Thesis competition.
UNSW has a fantastic research culture. Even as a research candidate you are part of the broader research community in the faculty and the university at large. There are plenty of opportunities to engage with others and share your research with fellow students and academics.
Joshua Millar, PhD Graduate in International Studies & former President of Postgraduate research candidates committee.
Our diversity of research areas and unique opportunities for interdisciplinary study offer postgraduate research candidates a rich and rewarding experience. In collaboration with industry and other educational institutions, our leading researchers utilise new techniques to find answers to the most pressing issues within our society. It's this pursuit of uncovering research for a better world that makes UNSW first in Australia for research excellence and impact.
With access to innovative facilities and world-class supervisors at the forefront of their fields, you'll develop research and professional skills, as well as a broad intellectual sophistication that is prized by employers in industry, the public sector, not-for-profit organisations and education.
As you engage in theoretical, practical and creative approaches to your study, you'll have access to our supportive student structures to help you develop progressive thinking and exciting interdisciplinary findings.
If you're a current research candidate, you can access information on training, support, funding, culture and other resources via our intranet portal.
UNSW offers a unique range of scholarships and prizes, providing you with the opportunity to pursue research and development. Our scholarships and prizes recognise the outstanding achievements of our students across a range of courses. Apply today to start your research journey.