Storey Hall, City campus

Building 16, Level 7, Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, 336–348 Swanston Street, Melbourne

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24 May 2017

2 pm - 3:30 pm

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This session explores what you can do to establish and maintain a good working relationship with your supervisory team.


We look at the roles and responsibilities of each party with a focus on the institutional and other supports available to support academic progress and minimise conflict or misunderstanding.

Learning outcomes

An understanding of:

  • the roles and responsibilities of both research degree candidate and supervisory team
  • how progress management procedures can be utlised to support academic progress
  • common causes of conflict and how they can be minimized.

In this session we will explore the nature of research degree supervision, the codes of conduct under which it operates and how to make sure communication stays productive throughout your candidature.

Designed for

Higher Degree by Research candidates.


Dr Robyn Barnacle, School of Graduate Research