Research Students

Research Students Information

We provide a dynamic, interdisciplinary context for postgraduate study, with high-level research facilities and great opportunities for peer interaction. You will participate in cutting edge creative, critical and compelling research and have close access to academic leaders in relevant disciplinary fields. Information for both current and future postgraduates students can be found on the UOW Research and Innovation page. Current HDR students should also refer to the Graduate Research School for a range of matters relating to enrolment, supervision, progress reports, thesis submission and examination.

Student Spotlight

PhD Student Profile: Ika Lestari Damayanti

A passion for teaching saw Ika move her family from Indonesia to Wollongong so she could complete her PhD. She is an active volunteer in the local community, reading to young children at the Early Start Discovery Space and sharing Indonesian culture with school students.

View Ika's story on ABC’s International Student Stories (iView).


PhD Student Profile: Amy Carrad

Facilitating cultural change in sports organisations to support holistic wellbeing in young athletes.

Read the whole PhD student profile for Amy Carrad.


UOW Alumnus a Recipient of Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

University of Wollongong graduate Dr Ken Silburn, now a teacher at Casula High School, has received the Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools.

Read about Dr Ken Silburn receiving a prize for excellence in teaching.


UOW Researcher's Focus is Simply Child’s Play - Kiera Kent

A University of Wollongong researcher hopes her study on how children play will assist town planners in building better playgrounds.

Read the whole article on how children play.

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Last reviewed: 1 December, 2016