Additional support information for International Candidates is available here.
Are you an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander? Dedicated support information is available here.
The Student Centre is located on all major campuses and can provide face-to-face advice for all HDR Candidates.
The University of Tasmania is committed to the physical, spiritual, and mental health and wellbeing of all students. Information available here covers;
Undertaking a research higher degree is an exciting challenge. Physical and mental self-care is vital to success. The Supporting and Managing Candidates’ Mental Health site offers resources to help promote mental wellbeing.
Campus Security is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencies and person escorts (should these be needed). You can also visit security during opening hours to obtain keys and access cards for facilities you require access to.
Research Services Librarians can help researchers save time and work more efficiently. For example, you may request customised advice and support in how to:
The Student Learning Skills Team offers assistance with developing your English language, literacy, numeracy and critical thinking and reading skills. For more information on what support programs are on offer, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Making informed decisions about your career is an important step in the transition from university to work or further study. This site can direct you to important resources where you can gain information and advice on career issues, assistance with career decisions and services to support you to build your career.
The TUU provides a wide range of services to all HDR Candidates. These services include:
TUU Postgraduate Advocate
The TUU Postgraduate Advocate is a dedicated and independent position that specialises in dealing with any issues concerning HDR Candidates, including welfare, conflict resolution and financial difficulties. You can find the contact details for the Postgraduate Advocate here.
TUU Postgraduate Council
The TUU Postgraduate Council provides advocacy, representation and community building to postgraduates at UTAS and is run by a team of voluntary and highly motivated postgraduate students. Get involved in the Postgraduate Council by nominating for one of the positions. Elections are held in September each year. Keep an eye out for the email notifications.
Immediate support for current candidates in regards to sexual harassment and assault can be found here: http://askus.utas.edu.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/2080
Additional resources available include:
Description of resource
At the University of Tasmania, we subscribe to the fundamental values of honesty, integrity, responsibility, trust and trustworthiness, respect and self-respect, and fairness and justice
This policy outlines how inappropriate behaviour of staff and HDR candidates will be managed
This policy recognises that all staff and students of the University have a right to work and/or study in an environment that is free from inappropriate behaviour and ensures that the University complies with the provisions of relevant legislation in regard to discrimination, harassment and bullying.
This Ordinance details the complaints procedure and response protocol for student misconduct
This policy articulates the University of Tasmania’s commitment to providing an accessible and inclusive learning and work environment and to support to the University’s legal obligation to provide an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.
This website provides information for candidates who require immediate support in response to sexual harassment and assault
Safety and respect website provides information on steps a candidate can take in response to experiencing discrimination, harassment and other incidents
This booklet provides general advice in relation to personal safety.