Faculty of Graduate Research

Faculty of Graduate Research

Looking for information about a doctoral degree at Victoria University? You’re in the right place!

Whether you’re considering doctoral study, you’re already enrolled, or you’re supervising doctoral students, we’re here to help.


Oct7Write that Journal Article in 7 Days
Date: 7 October 2015
Time: 9.30 am
Venue: Hunter Council Chamber
Have work already done that you’ve been meaning to get into journal-article form? Come along to find out how! Read more
Oct7Spring-Clean Your Writing
Date: 7 October 2015
Time: 1.30 pm
Venue: St Andrews on the Terrace, Conference Room 1
Are you already a good writer, but aspire to be a great one? Read more
Oct20What are examiners thinking?
Date: 20 October 2015
Time: 9.30 am
Venue: HMTL001
Dr Margaret Kiley will be offering her practical, useful and entertaining workshops for PhD students. Dr Kiley comes to us from The Australian National University; she has been a leading researcher and valued presenter on research candidature for many years. Read more

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18 June 2015 Engaging in alternative economies
The growth of alternative exchange systems operating outside of the traditional waged economy is the focus of new research from Victoria University of Wellington. Read more
18 June 2015 Crossbreeding could create stronger future for coral reefs
The hybridisation of algae that live in reef corals could increase their rate of development and provide a means for corals to adapt to global warming, Victoria University of Wellington research has shown. Read more
18 June 2015 Better hospital care needed for obese patients
Healthcare services are not always suitable for morbidly obese patients, a Victoria University of Wellington researcher has found. Read more

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Victoria has a range of funding options available for PhD students. Both New Zealand and international students are eligible to apply for Victoria scholarships.

How to Apply to do a PhD

There are three application deadlines per year: 1 March, 1 July, and 1 November. Read our guide to the application process »