Graduate Research Supervisor Workshop October 2019

Professional development

Malaysian Theatre (B121)
Glyn Davis Building


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Cathleen Benevento

T: +61 3 8344 4534

This workshop augments successful supervision of graduate researchers by providing updates and information on the key responsibilities of academic supervisors at the University of Melbourne including:

  • Facilitating the timely completion of graduate research
  • Monitoring the quality of research in progress
  • Knowing the relevant policy frameworks and requirements for graduate researchers
  • Assisting graduates to develop transferable skills and prepare for their careers

All supervisors of graduate researchers are required to complete training in order to become registered as a supervisor, and to complete a refresher of that training every five years to maintain their status as a registered supervisor, as stated in the University policy. For this purpose, attendance is recorded in Themis.

Suitable for
This workshop is particularly relevant for new supervisors, and supervisors new to the University of Melbourne, but is suitable for all supervisors of graduate researchers. All experienced supervisors of graduate researchers at the University of Melbourne can also take the supervisor training online (via TrainME) as a refresher to maintain their registration, completion of which will also be recorded in Themis.

For further information about being registered as a supervisor of graduate researchers at the University of Melbourne, please go to the Staff Hub.