WA Business Faculties’ Research Student Festival

Proudly hosted by the School of Management at Curtin University

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The School of Management at Curtin University is proud to host this inter-university, collaborative event on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 February 2019.

The Festival will celebrate and enhance collaborations across the Western Australian academic community and will be facilitated by staff from Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University, the University of Notre Dame and the University of Western Australia.

This inspiring and relaxed series of workshops and an evening of networking will support students and their supervisors on their research journey.

Festival details

Date: Wednesday 6 & Thursday 7 February 2019

Time: Day 1 8.30am – 5.00pm (5.00-7.00pm Social networking event); Day 2 9.00am – 3.30pm

Where: Jones Lecture Theatre, Curtin University, Bentley Campus – Building 402, Room 220LT

Cost: Research students – Early bird $69 ends 31 December 2018; $99 from 1 January 2019
Supervisors – complementary to thank you for your commitment to your students

The cost includes morning tea and lunch on both days and a ticket to the social function (including dinner and entertainment) on Wednesday evening.

Note: Research students may wish to check if they can use their consumables to pay the Festival registration fee.

Key takeaways

  • Develop your research skills in all stages of candidature
  • Learn how to review a paper, choose a journal and write papers
  • Hear research tips and strategies from prolific junior faculty
  • Learn about turning your PhD into a career, whether it be in academia or industry
  • Meet your peers from across the Western Australian universities
  • Explore opportunities for networking and collaboration with your peers and academics alike

Program schedule

The Program schedule is in development and will be available in early 2019.  View the proposed list of workshops and presenters.


Complementary parking is available in the “Green Zone” bays behind the Curtin Hockey Stadium (Car park A5).

If you require parking closer to campus, paid parking is available in Car Park B5 (including disabled bays), located off Brand Drive. Pay-as-you-go parking means you will  need to download the CelloPark app onto your mobile and register.

Getting to campus, CelloPark and parking map

I'm a student - how do I register?

  1. Visit the registration page
  2. Scroll down and click the ‘Create Booking’ button in the green box
  3. Click the ‘Student’ tab
  4. Enter your details, click ‘Add to Cart’
  5. Make payment – remember Early Bird closes 31 December 2018

If you have any questions, get in touch.

I'm a supervisor or invited guest - how do I register

  1. Visit the registration page
  2. Scroll down and enter the Voucher Code: BFRSF00
  3. Click the ‘Create Booking’ button in the green box
  4. Click the ‘Other’ tab
  5. Enter your details, click ‘Add to Cart’
  6. The registration fee will be waived

If you have any questions, get in touch.

Register now

Take advantage of the early bird rate and don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity!