Information for supervisors

Doctoral supervision is an important role so below we have provided some useful information and links to help make the best of the supervisor-student relationship.

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New supervisor training course

All Doctoral Senior Supervisors at UC are required to attend a series of Supervisor Workshops before taking on the role. These workshops are run by the Dean of Postgraduate Research a few times a year and you must attend all sessions. Information on these workshops and how to register can be found on the UC Doctoral Thesis Supervision Workshops (

Supervisor-student role expectations

It is important to understand the expectations of the supervisor-student relationship. Here is a worksheet for you and your student to complete to ensure you both share an understanding of the expectations and limits of this relationship - Understanding Expectations of Student Supervisor Relationship - Worksheet

Submission checklist

The following checklist is to be used when your student is getting ready to submit their thesis for examination to ensure all necessary steps are taken - Supervisor Checklist for Thesis Submission

Further useful information and forms can be found at the following links: 

Information Sheets for Supervisors
Forms for Supervisors