Current PhDs

As a PhD student at Victoria, you will participate in a vibrant research community and work at the highest scholarly level.

As a Doctoral student at Victoria, you will be part of a vibrant, diverse research community alongside Victoria’s leading researchers.

You will work at the highest scholarly level and make an important and original contribution to your discipline and to existing knowledge.

The links below will help you negotiate your way through your degree.

Workshops and events

Find what is being offered and register to attend a Faculty of Graduate Research workshop or doctoral induction.

Working under academic supervision

Learn about your responsibilities as a PhD student, and those of your supervisor.

Academic integrity and intellectual property

Read about your ethical responsibilities, and our expectations regarding intellectual property and access to your thesis.

From provisional to full registration

Read about the requirements and process for achieving full PhD registration at Victoria

Thesis guidelines

Read our guidelines on the presentation of your thesis

Progress reports

Both PhD and Master’s thesis students must submit regular progress reports.

Candidature changes

Read the University’s requirements and download forms relevant to changing your registration status

Resourcing

Explore some of the research resources available to you at Victoria during your Doctoral study.

International students' information

This information is specific to international students and explains some of the different regulations you'll need to be aware of during your doctoral study

Doctoral examinations

Lean about the doctoral examination process and what's needed to graduate.

Funding

Explore options to help you fund your doctoral study

Doctoral coursework

Under some circumstances coursework may form part of your doctoral study

Doctoral attendance & distance study

Find information on attendance expectations during your doctoral study

Wellbeing

During your doctoral study it's important to maintain a work-life balance and ask for help when you need it