Supporting you through your research journey

As you commence your research journey, you may find that you need additional support to get you started. Whether you want to strengthen your writing skills or learn tips on landing your dream job, we offer a range of support services to help you get ahead.

Professional Development Activities

Monash offers extensive professional development activities which provide graduate research students with opportunities to develop skills relevant to their candidature and future career:

  • Excellence in Research & Teaching
    • Publishing and funding
    • Research methods and analysis
    • Teaching in higher education
    • Professionalism, innovation and career
  • Career Success
    • Communication and collaboration
    • Innovation and enterprise
    • Leading self and others

    Current students can browse and access training modules via myDevelopment

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    Writing and Communication Skill Development


    We provide workshops and online resources to support and enhance writing and communication skills of our graduate research students.

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    Research Skill Development


    Starting out on a research project can be daunting. Our resources will guide you through every step of the process, including developing your profile and enhancing your research impact.

    Other Research Resources

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    Career Success Coaching and Services

    Take advantage of our resources when planning your career beyond the PhD.

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    Scholarships, Awards and Grants


    We encourage and recognise excellence in graduate research by offering financial support to our students and bestowing prestigious awards on outstanding individuals.

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    Other Support Services

  • Student Support Services
    • Health and counselling
    • Disability services
    • Financial assistance
    • Accommodation and housing
    • Safety and security
    • International student support
    • Childcare and parenting
    • Legal services
  • Indigenous students
  • Monash Graduate Association (MGA) - Graduate research students
  • Other student associations
  • Technology services
  • Study skills
  • Research and leaning online
  • Graduate spaces (PhD Hub)
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