Key People & Post Graduate Representatives
Chances are you have already met or found out who your Supervisor is going to be. Whilst your Supervisor will undoubtedly be a major person in your postgraduate studies, their role is mainly to help guide your academic success. There is a number of other people in the Faculty who will also be involved in helping your time here go smoothly.
HDR Administration Centre
Contact the Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Administration Centre to discuss any aspect of your candidature.
They are responsible for your pastoral care in the faculty. There are a number of Postgraduate Coordinators on each campus, see below. You will be assigned to a Postgraduate Coordinator by the Faculty Postgraduate Student Administrator. You should make a plan to introduce yourself to your Postgraduate Coordinator within the first month of your candidature, preferably at or around the time of your induction.
Dr Roslyn Bathgate
Dr Cathy Herbert
Dr Glenn Shea
Dr Jan Slapeta
Prof. Claire Wade
Dr Greg Cronin
Dr Kumi de Silva
Dr. Imke Tammen
A/Prof Peter Thomson
Dr Stuart Wilkinson
Associate Dean of Research
Professor Katherine Belov
Associate Dean of Graduate Programs
Assoc Prof Merran Govendir
Sub Dean of Post Graduate Research
Dr Jeff Downing
They are a helpful point of contact for general advice on the postgraduate experience on your campus.
Your campus Student Representatives are listed below:
- Sydney Mr Jonathan Early
- Camden Ms Louise Bartolac
Post Graduate Education & Research Training Committee (PERTC)
PERTC is a committee of the Faculty of Veterinary Science consisting of the Associate Dean of Research, Associate Dean of Post Graduate Studies, Sub Dean of Post Graduate Research Training, Postgraduate Coordinators and postgraduate Student Representatives from each campus.
The committee is dedicated to the work and welfare of postgraduate students at the Faculty.
This committee is chaired by Dr Jeff Downing. Jeff and his team are very willing to provide help and advice to current and potential postgraduate research students. If you have any personal, administrative or unsolvable academic issues during your candidature please contact your postgraduate Student Representative, who can advise you where to get help and can bring up broader issues at the PERTC meetings anonymously on students’ behalf.