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Study with us

At Children's Cancer Institute, we are strongly committed to fostering the next generation of research leaders. As one of our students you will be provided with personalised training in state-of-the-art facilities to bring out your best.

With fresh perspectives and enthusiasm, students add great value to the work that we do.

Students at Children’s Cancer Institute enjoy a number of benefits:

  • Access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities
  • Development opportunities including travel to conferences, skill building workshops and an annual student retreat
  • Supplementary scholarship award of $6,000 per annum to ‘top up’ scholarships and assist with cost of living for all PhD students who hold a competitive scholarship (APA or equivalent)
  • Annual competitive Josee Hilton PhD excellence award of $10,000 per annum to the top ranking new PhD student each year.

Opportunities are available for students at all levels and we welcome enquiries from prospective students interested in:

  • Independent Learning Projects (ILP students)
  • Honours studies
  • Postgraduate studies
  • Undergraduate summer placements for 6–8 weeks over your summer break to get a taste of what it’s like to do cancer research.

Student projects

Find out about current student projects by downloading the document below.  If you are interested in our research but don’t see a project that appeals to you listed here, we encourage you to contact one of the listed supervisors to discuss further.