Candidates will interact with many areas of the University during enrolment. The below information can guide you on who to contact.

Academic matters

Candidature Milestones: requirements, scheduling, supervision matters, discussion of Thesis Title, iThenticate access, Postgraduate Research Student Support Scheme (PRSSS)

Your Principal Supervisor is your first point of contact for all academic matters. Guidance can be sought from the Faculty Associate Dean (Research) as required.  

Administrative matters for candidature and scholarships

(Variations to candidature, questions regarding administrative process, scholarship payments)

The Candidature Services (Student Administration) team can assist you:

Non-administrative candidature matters

(HDR Orientation, 3MT® competition, Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Doctoral Training)

The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and Enterprise is your point of contact:

Research Ethics and Integrity

(Ethics and Integrity process, procedure and guidance, ethics applications and integrity questions)

The Research Ethics and Research Integrity teams can assist you: or . Visit the Research Ethics and Integrity page for further information.

Research Systems

(access to Orion, SPSS licensing)

The Research Systems team can assist you with any access to Orion and with SPSS licensing access. Contact

eResearch Data Management

(Data collection, data analysis, data storage & management, collaboration)

The eResearch team can assist you with the above items:

Library support for the research lifecycle

(Endnote access, literature reviews, publishing/promoting your research, training seminars and workshops)

The library has discipline experts who can assist you with the above. Visit the library research page for service information and contact details.

General ACU contacts

(ACU card, email access issues, access to student portal/LEO)

Visit the ACU contact us page , email or 1300 Ask ACU (275 228) or drop into the Ask ACU service desk on your campus.

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