Courses & careers

Courses & careers

Fieldwork in the Namoi

Various undergraduate, postgraduate, postdoctoral and faculty research scholarships and research grant opportunities are available for you to join the Connected Waters team here at UNSW.

If any of these schemes are of interest, please contact the relevant Connected Waters faculty member, naming the scheme that you are interested in and attaching a cv

Undergraduate Research

International

We welcome enquires from international students to join us for their research projects. To visit us, it is only possible through the UNSW practicum exchange scheme. For details see the Practicum Exchange web page. You have to come from a UNSW practicum exchange partner university and have funds to support your stay, in exchange UNSW provides the necessary Visas and free enrolment.

National

We welcome enquiries from students from Australian universities to join us for your honours year. Financial support it available here:

UNSW

We welcome enquiries from UNSW students to join us for their research projects. We encourage elite students can apply for various vacation scholarship schemes. Examples are listed below:

Postgraduate Research

MPhil and MRes

MPhil (1.5 years) and Masters by Research (2 years) options are available through the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences. Details can be found at using here:

These research Masters comprise a research thesis and appropriate coursework choices taken from the groundwater options listed on the BEES course list page.

Postgraduate courses in mine water and waste, and environmental management are also available through the School of Mining Engineering.

PhD

We welcome both domestic and international PhD applicants. Domestic applicants should apply for an Australian Postgraduate Award. We welcome international applicants who have funding from their home countries.

UNSW scholarships are available for both domestic and international PhD researchers. Details can be found on the UNSW Postgraduate Research Scholarships web page

The schemes typically open twice a year. Please note that all scholarships are very competitive, and only elite researchers who have existing research experience should consider applying.

Other funding includes top-up scholarships and scholarships under the 'Women in Engineering' schemes

Exchange visits

We welcome enquiries from international PhD researchers to join us for part of their research. To visit us, it is only possible through the UNSW practicum exchange scheme. For details see the Practicum Exchange web page. You have to come from a UNSW practicum exchange partner university and have funds to support your stay, in exchange UNSW provides the necessary Visas and free enrolment.