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Postgraduate Research Supervision Core Workshop 2

Course description

To support our commitment to a high quality higher degree experience, the University requires that all new supervisors attend the Induction to Research Higher Degree Supervision program. This program is conducted in conjunction with the Office of Graduate Research and comprises of a series of 4 workshops (2 core and 2 electives). This workshop is the second core workshop. It focuses on approaches to supervision & responsibilities of supervisors.

Type of course
Three stage process

  • Short online videos or podcasts (34 minutes in total)
  • One hour face-to-face Workshop of the online materials via supervisory case studies
  • A short written exercise will be required to complete the training.

Type of course

Blended Learning workshop


Tara Brabazon
Office of Graduate Research

Who should attend

This workshop is intended for those who are new to Postgraduate teaching as well as those who wish to review their current practices.

What you will learn

  • Ethics requirements
  • Statement and Guidelines on Research Practice
  • Approaches to supervision
  • Keeping students motivated
  • Responding to problems in supervision
  • Prerequisites / assumed knowledge

    Viewing or listening to the VLOGs/Podcasts

    Watch the video before the session:

    Or listen to Core 2: http://traffic.libsyn.com/tarabrabazon/Supervisory_Training_Core_2.mp3

    Attendance at Postgraduate Research Supervision Core Workshop 1 is required.