Higher degrees by research

Welcome to the Griffith Graduate Research School

GGRS is a dedicated point of contact for all higher degree research candidates at Griffith University. GGRS works in collaboration with Academic Groups, Research Centres and Institutes to create a rewarding and supportive research environment for HDR candidates. GGRS offers a range of opportunities to enhance the graduate experience including access to funding for international conference attendance, industry linked internships and career development.

Study a PhD or research degree

By undertaking a research degree at Griffith University, you are choosing to study at one of Australia’s most innovative tertiary institutions. Find out more about our PhD and Research degrees.

Explore our research degrees

Professor Grevase Tuxworth

Events and workshops

GGRS aims to inspire, motivate and empower HDR candidates. Find out more about the range of research and professional development programs, workshops and masterclasses we offer to give you the skills needed in your research degree and further career.

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Managing your candidature

During your HDR studies, you may need to make changes to your candidature. The following information will assist you with your candidature requirements, organising leave, changing your supervisor, or altering your enrolment status.

Manage candidature

Scholarship opportunities

We offer a range of generous scholarship programs that can cover tuition fees, living allowances paid as stipends, relocation and publication assistance. Discover a scholarship that's right for you.

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Preparing and submitting your thesis

Writing, proof reading and finalising your thesis is both a challenging and rewarding process. Review our guidelines to assist your thesis preparation, presentation and submission process.

View thesis information

Doctor of Philosophy student Ali Bezer

Candidate support and resources

As a HDR candidate, you have access to a number of resources including workshops and seminars, facilities, library and support services, to assist you throughout your research degree.

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Staff training and resources

Information and resources for HDR supervisors regarding supervisor accreditation, training and HDR administration.

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My Research and self-help resources

A range of forms and self-help resources are available to assist you with your enquiries.

Find out more about my research

Contact us

For any enquiries relating to HDR admission, candidature, scholarships, and thesis examinations, please contact us.

Contact us

Griffith staff member

Continuing student scholarship scheme