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Induction for Research Higher Degree Students

Course description

Flinders University considers formal induction to be an invaluable introduction to life as a research postgraduate. The RHD Induction is held twice a year on the last Friday of March and August, and is a mandatory part of a RHD candidature.

The induction seminar is held in two parts: the first comprises a welcome, presentations on starting and managing your studies, and the university policies guiding your candidature. The second half covers more specific information relevant to your faculty. There are opportunities for discussion and clarification throughout.

Morning tea and a light lunch (free of charge) are provided.

Type of course



Jeri Kroll
Office of Graduate Research

Dani Milos
Office of Graduate Research

Who should attend

New Research Higher Degree students.

PhD students and Masters students who have more than a 66% research component.

What you will learn

Induction will cover topics such as:

  • University policies guiding your candidature
  • Tips for starting and managing your studies
  • Services, resources and funding in your faculty
  • Responsibilities and expectations of students and supervisors
  • Prerequisites / assumed knowledge