The fIRST website provides a comprehensive set of research supervision training material. It includes tools to help supervisors with candidature management as well as professional development materials. Access requires a username and password - please contact the Graduate Research Office for the UTAS login details.
Candidate Guide (PDF 2.7MB)
Graduate Research Supervision brochure (PDF 638KB)
Key facts and information about supervision of higher degree by research candidates at UTAS.
A short piece originally published in Nature.
Supervision Library e-Resources
A guide to the library resources and services for supervisors.
Supervisors and HDR Candidates expectations rating scale
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse candidates
Information and tips on communicating across the different cultures is available in the Cross Cultural Awareness and Communication fact sheet (PDF 158.5KB). The Support and Equity Cross-Cultural Support Service offers assistance and advice to staff working with candidates from a Culturally And Linguistically Diverse (CALD) background.
An Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) funded online resource to assist supervisors and international candidates address potential challenges arising from cross-cultural experiences. Resources available include video clips, written scenarios, strategies and checklists.
Candidate - Supervisor Meeting Record Sheet (Word 340KB)
A suggested template for recording the details of supervision meetings.
Authorised by the Dean of Graduate Research
18 May, 2013