Resources for current HDR candidates with UQ Law.


Students enrolled in a PhD or MPhil will be required to complete an Early Candidature Checkpoint and three progress reviews during their candidature.

The requirements for each progress review and the procedures for organising them are detailed in our progress reviews guide.

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Funds, scholarships and awards

The Graduate School provides many opportunities for funding, including the Candidate Development Award and the Candidate Travel Award

Browse and filter across all funding opportunities for current HDR students.

Compete for prize money and get great experience in presenting in the annual Three Minute Thesis ® competition.

PhD candidates can apply for a maximum of $4,000 from School Research Assistance Funds; MPhil candidates can apply for a maximum of $2,000.  Contact us at to enquire.

Finally, the Law School sponsors the Owen Fletcher Award for research in law. 

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Employment within the school

Casual teaching and tutoring

Please discuss with your supervisor if you are interested in casual teaching and tutoring.

Research assistant register

If you are interested in providing research assistance to academics within the school, please apply online to be included in the Research assistant register.

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Ethics approvals

If your research involves human subjects, find out more about ethics approvals.

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