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Australia offers remarkable, world-class postgraduate opportunities in fascinating areas of research and study. We’re researching what’s working and what’s not when it comes to people finding a postgraduate position in Australia. If you’re a current or future postgraduate student, we would really appreciate it if you could contribute to this quick, five minute survey geared to […]

Australian postgraduate salaries on the rise

Utimes have an article in their October 2008 edition that reports on the findings of a survey conducted by the Graduate Careers Australia (GCA) into the salaries awarded by employers to postgradautes entering their first full-time career after qualification. According to the report, the average salary is in excess of $60,000 and that almost 90% […]

What is the closing date for PhD applications for 2009?

In general, applications for PhD scholarships commencing in 2009, close at the end of October 2008, however many organisations will keep the positions available until filled, so it is always worth checking with the education provider that a project you are interested in is definitely no longer available. In some cases, although the position may […]

When will PhD’s starting 2009 be advertised?

Most organisations will start to advertise their available PhD projects for 2009 around the end of July 2008 / beginning of August. Some will advertise as late as September. Generally closing dates for PhD applications will be towards the end of October. However, although the above holds true in many cases, universities and institutes are […]

Can you help me find a scholarship?

Unfortunately cannot offer assistance on an individual basis as every student’s circumstances are different. Given the number of universities and institutes that offer postgraduate positions and the varying number of scholarships offered, we regret that we cannot offer this level of personal service at the present time. The emphasis of is on promoting […]

Scholarships for a Competitive Future – What does it mean?

The term Scholarships for a Competitive Future is the name given to an Australian Labor Party policy collectively worth $202 million, that set out the federal government’s intention to: Double the number of undergraduate students receiving a Commonwealth Learning Scholarship, including accommodation bursaries, from 44,000 to 88,000 Double the number of postgraduate students receiving an […]

Celebrities with a PhD

There are a few famous individuals who have knuckled down in the past to achieve a postgraduate degree of PhD without being awarded it in an honorary fashion. Given the high number of “celebrities” in the world today though, the number is relatively small, even when you consider those no longer with us. Condoleezza Rice […]

Enhance your PhD listing with a YouTube video

Video is an extremely effective way of capturing and getting your message across to an audience. With more and more universities and institutes publishing their advertising material on-line via YouTube, as well as departments using the platform to showcase, demonstrate and discuss their achievements, we wanted to provide advertisers who use YouTube with an easy […]

How do I go about finding a suitable PhD and/or scholarship in Australia?

International students, please note: This post aims to provide general advice on finding either a PhD, a scholarship or a PhD with scholarship for postgraduate study in Australia, using this site and other Australian based websites. There may also be scholarships available in your home country that you are eligible to apply for. You can […]

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The more PhDs promoted via, the more quality candidates that find the website and ultimately your studentships. Download, print and display our pamphlet in your department, school and university today.

Free PhD advertising service

It’s not everyday you get something for free, but offers universities and institutes from across Australia the facility to promote their PhD studentships and programs for nothing, with no strings attached. There’s no maximum limit to the number of free postings before fees are incurred and there are no sign-up costs either.