Additional supports and contacts

Services and people who are available to help you, answer your questions and provide information.

Resources for your HDR life and wellbeing

ANU medical service

The National Health Co-op provides a range of health services on campus.

Access and inclusion

An educative hub on practices that are inclusive of disability within the ANU community.

ANU counselling

A free, confidential and non-diagnostic mental health and wellbeing service available to all currently enrolled ANU students.

PARSA (Postgraduate and Research Students’ Association)

A supportive community for postgraduate students that advocates on your behalf.

Communities and events

Stay active and meet new people with a huge variety of social activities and communities.

Respectful Relationships Unit

ANU is committed to preventing sexual assault and sexual harassment.

Mental health and wellbeing

A list of resources available to help bolster mental health and wellbeing while at ANU.

Advice from CBE HDR Convenors

Advice from Associate Professor Birgit Muskat

What is the best way to start writing and improve your writing skills?

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Advice from Associate Professor Hai Wu

What is the best way to work productively with your supervisors?

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Advice from Associate Professor Tim Higgins

How do you look after your own wellbeing and health?

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Advice from Associate Professor Chung Tran

How do you identify a promising research topic and stay motivated during your candidature?

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Key contacts

Steven Wu

Dr Steven Wu

Research School
of Accounting

Director of HDR

Student rep:
Kenuo Li

RSA HDR page

Chung Tran

Chung Tran

Research School
of Economics

Student rep:
Qingsong Song

RSE HDR page

Tim Higgins

Associate Professor
Tim Higgins

Research School
of Finance,
Actuarial Studies
and Statistics

Student rep:
Yue Wang


Patrick Decosta

Associate Professor Patrick J.N. L'Espoir Decosta

Research School
of Management

Student rep
Zhiwen Zheng

RSM HDR page

CBE HDR Office

Organise a chat with these friendly staff for any enquiries regarding HDR program administration matters. They are located at Room 2.01, CBE Bld (26C).

Graduate Research Office

The CBE HDR Office should be your first port of call, but the GRO, as the central HDR Student Administration Office, provides administrative support to HDR students across the campus.