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Humanities Office of Research and Graduate Studies

Student Associations

One of the most important aspects of postgraduate study at Curtin is the contact you have with fellow students.

At the university level, CUPSA (Curtin University Postgraduate Students Association) represents all postgraduate students studying at Curtin.

Curtin University Postgraduate Student Association (CUPSA)

One of the most important aspects of postgraduate study at Curtin is the contact you have with fellow students.

At the university level, CUPSA (Curtin University Postgraduate Students Association) represents all postgraduate students studying at Curtin.

CUPSA is an organisation run for and by postgraduate students. CUPSA's primary role is to represent and promote those interests common to higher degree students, particularly high quality education and research.

The CUPSA facebook page is a starting point for events and details of CUPSA happenings, useful information and links to help with your Higher Degree, representation, membership information and contact details.

Postgraduate Open Door Society (PODS)

PODS is a student initiative aimed at enriching the postgraduate experience by providing a friendly and supportive environment in which to develop research skills and cross-field knowledge of methodologies and philosophical debates.

PODS is a university-wide network of postgraduate students who come together on a regular basis to share and collaborate on contemporary fields of graduate research work. All postgraduate students have an open invite to the presentation sessions and are encouraged to join PODS (no fee). The group is affiliated with CUPSA, and currently hold monthly gatherings (times to be advised).