Current students

The information below provides an overview of the majors and units offered by the School of Biological Sciences, as well as links to selected resources for current students.

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Summer and Winter Research Scholarships

Summer and winter research scholarships (also called vacation scholarships) are run over the summer and winter breaks. If you're interested in a research career or furthering your studies through an honours program, this is a great opportunity to get ahead over the holidays.

Information about research scholarships in the School of Biological Sciences:

  • Two advertisement rounds will occur each year, with applications opening typically during May for the Winter research scholarships, and September for the Summer research scholarships.
  • Student projects run for 2 to 4 weeks and come with a stipend of between $200 and $500 per week.
  • Selection is based on academic achievement and opportunity.

Please refer to the following scholarship website for specific details of available projects:

*Please note the next vacation scholarship round for the School of Biological Sciences TBA

For more information email:


Campus Based

All undergraduate students must watch the Student OH&S Induction video and read the Students in Labs guide before arriving on campus or working in laboratories.

More information is available on the OH&S Website.

Field Based

All undergraduate students participating in any School field trips must read the OH&S Off-Campus Activities safety guidelines before the trip - select either 'Rural/Remote' or 'Urban' activities as appropriate.