Graduate Research School Contacts

The UNSW Graduate Research School (GRS) is the central unit responsible for Higher Degree Research (HDR) candidates and supervisors. The GRS provides leadership, support and central administration for this cohort within the UNSW research community, as well as the research training leaders who work with them.

The work of the GRS is based on four teams, each of which supports the strategic and operational goals of HDR at UNSW. For information on the core responsibilities and contact details of each team, please refer to the team outlines below.

 

General Enquiries

Phone +61 2 9385 5500          Email enquiries.grs@unsw.edu.au          

Level 2, Rupert Myers Building (South Wing), Kensington Campus  (Map Reference M15)

Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

 

AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY CONTACT (Kensington Campus):

In the case of an after hours emergency please contact University Security on +61 2 9385 6000

 

Admissions and Scholarships

The GRS Admissions and Scholarships team provides advice and support to all applicants for admission to a UNSW Higher Degree Research program or scholarship. They can assist you with the following:

  • application submission

  • document requirements

  • English language proficiency requirements

  • acceptances

  • Confirmation of Enrolment (for International applicants)

  • scholarship assessment

  • scholarship payments 

Phone: 9385 6731

 

Domestic Candidates

domestic.grs@unsw.edu.au

International Candidates

international.grs@unsw.edu.au

Manager, Admissions and Scholarships

Catherine Zell

c.zell@unsw.edu.au

 

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Candidature Management

The GRS Candidature Management team supports Higher Degree Research candidates through all stages of their candidature, including:

  • commencements

  • Research Progress Reviews

  • Confirmation (for PhD candidates)

  • candidature variations

If you have a question about your candidature, please phone 9385 4032, or contact the GRS Candidature Management Officer for your Faculty via email.

 

Arts and Social Sciences

Alex Skinner

arts.grs@unsw.edu.au

Built Environment

Arthavelina

(Mon, Wed and Thu)

fbe.grs@unsw.edu.au

Business

Alex Skinner

business.grs@unsw.edu.au

Engineering

Francesca Baruzzi

engineering.grs@unsw.edu.au

Law

Alex Skinner

law.grs@unsw.edu.au

Medicine

Clare Mander

medicine.grs@unsw.edu.au

Science

Anneli Strutt

science.grs@unsw.edu.au

UNSW Art & Design

Arthavelina

(Mon, Wed and Thu)

 

uad.grs@unsw.edu.au

UNSW Canberra

Research Student Unit

Student Administrative Services

Admission, Candidature & Scholarships

Building 111

Northcott Drive

Canberra ACT

Phone: +61 2 6268 8112 

rsu@adfa.edu.au

 

Research Candidature Manager

Simon Kalucy

s.kalucy@unsw.edu.au

Monday Manager, Candidature: Canberra, Special Projects

Virginia Bahula

v.bahula@unsw.edu.au

 

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Thesis Examination

The GRS Thesis Examination team supports all aspects of the examination process, including:

  • preparing a thesis

  • thesis submissions

  • appointment of examiners

  • thesis examinations

  • examiner recommendations

If you have a question regarding your thesis or the examination process, please use the campus contacts below.

 

Kensington

UNSW Art & Design

UNSW Canberra

Phone: 9385 5964

For submission queries: 

submission.grs@unsw.edu.au

For examination queries:

research.tem@unsw.edu.au

 

For submission queries: 

submission.grs@unsw.edu.au

 

rsu@adfa.edu.au

By Mail:

Graduate Research School

The University of New South Wales

UNSW Sydney 2052

Australia

By Mail:

Graduate Research School

The University of New South Wales

UNSW Sydney 2052

Australia

By Mail:

UNSW Canberra

Research Student Unit, SAS

PO Box 7916

Canberra BC ACT 2610

In Person:

Graduate Research School

The University of New South Wales

Level 2, South Wing

Rupert Myers Building

Gate 14, Barker Street

In Person:

Graduate Research School

The University of New South Wales

Level 2, South Wing

Rupert Myers Building

Gate 14, Barker Street

 

In Person:

UNSW Canberra

Research Student Unit

Student Administrative Services

Building 111

Northcott Drive

Canberra ACT 2600

 

 

Claire McCarthy     Manager, Thesis Examination Team    c.mccarthy@unsw.edu.au

 

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UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme

Contact the Graduate Research School Scholarships team to:

  • submit your career and professional development plan and budget

  • request information regarding your UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship

Phone: 9385 5571

Email: ScientiaPhD@unsw.edu.au

 

Contact the Graduate Research School Candidature Management team for questions regarding your PhD candidature, including:

  • enrolment 

  • Research Progress Reviews

  • candidature variations

The team's contact details are listed in the "Candidature Management" section above.

 

Contact the UNSW Researcher Development team for information regarding career and professional development workshops:

Phone: 9385 5887

Email: ScientiaDevelopment@unsw.edu.au

 

Contact the UNSW Scientia Fellowship Program team for information on Scientia Fellowship matters:

Phone: 9385 9266

Email: Scientia.Research@unsw.edu.au

 

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Strategic Programs

The GRS Strategic Programs team leads the development and implementation of strategic programs and initiatives designed to support UNSW Higher Degree Research candidates, including:

  • the UNSW-CSIRO Industry PhD Program

  • GRS workshops and events, including the annual UNSW 3MT Competition

  • Industry mentoring programs

  • GRS publications 

  • the monthly GRS newsletter Graduate Research News

 

For information regarding the UNSW-CSIRO Industry PhD Program:

Email: iphd@unsw.edu.au 

 

For information regarding other strategic programs and initiatives:

Email: grs@unsw.edu.au

 

Belinda Lee      Manager, Strategic Programs

belinda.lee1@unsw.edu.au

 

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Executive

The Dean of Graduate Research provides strategic leadership for Higher Degree Research (HDR) at UNSW. This includes executive responsibility for the Graduate Research School (GRS), which is the central administrative unit for all HDR candidates and supervisors at UNSW. 

The GRS Executive team supports the Dean of Graduate Research by providing leadership and operational oversight of the GRS teams. 

 

Dean of Graduate Research

Professor Jonathan Morris

Please contact Kylie Madden

Executive Assistant to the Dean of Graduate Research

Kylie Madden

T: +61 2 9385 1903

E: k.madden@unsw.edu.au

 

Director, Graduate Research School

Lucy Jones

T: + 61 2 9385 7669

E: lucy.jones@unsw.edu.au

Deputy Director, Graduate Research School

Lena Caruso

T: + 61 414 232 800

E: l.caruso@unsw.edu.au

 

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