Enhance your study skills

HDR Study Support has a range of dedicated services to help you at all stages of your research.


Writing for Research offers resources to support Thesis writing. Topics include: Critical reading & writing, Chapter writing, (Re)writing and much more.


Thesis Writing Groups are a great opportunity to meet other HDR candidates from all Faculties and discuss your work. Sessions are now available. To register your interest email [email protected]


Individual Consultations Are you writing a draft for your next thesis chapter or a journal paper? If you have any questions about writing, how to get started, or addressing supervisor feedback, contact a Language and Learning Adviser [email protected]


You can browse further courses and workshops for HDR students via the Graduate Research Academy researcher development and training program.


Deakin also offers access to Smarthinking, an online tutoring service that allows you to reach out for assistance at any time that is convenient for you – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  The Smarthinking service is explained more fully in this Student Life blog post from 6 April 2021.

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