What happens when I arrive at the School of Economics?

On arrival at the School of Economics, candidates should contact their Principal Advisor and meet with the Senior Research and Research Higher Degrees Officer, Ms Alys Hohnen, to undertake the School Induction and complete the online commencement form.  As part of the induction process, candidates must complete a workplace health and safety checklist and familiarise themselves with the following information and policies: 

To receive stipend payments, candidates will be required to provide bank account details at the time of commencement.

What is the role of The UQ Graduate School?

The UQ Graduate School is responsible for the administration of all Research Higher Degrees in the University. You will find a number of forms relating to research higher degrees on the Graduate Schoolwebsite. After completing these forms, they need to be signed by yourself (student), your advisor and the Research Higher Degrees Coordinator, and then submitted to the School's Senior Research and Research Higher Degrees Officer.

Do I need to use my student email account?

It is important that you regularly check your student email account, as the Graduate School and the School of Economics send all information and formal notifications to your student email address.

What office space is available for me?

Full-time, internal PhD/MPhil candidates are offered shared office space within the School. Your space may be in the Colin Clark Building or Gordon Greenwood Building. A desk, computer, filing cabinet and shelf space are provided.  Candidates also have access to a printer, fax machine and internal/external mail.