QUT Momentum: support for research graduates

For the first three years after graduating from your PhD, we provide additional support to assist you in your transition to your postgraduate career.

QUT Alumni email

As an alumnus, you will automatically have access to a QUT email address. If you're currently using a @hdr address and would prefer to use the @connect address, make an IT Help Desk change request.

Information resources

QUT Library will continue to support you in your ongoing research ventures and publications. Some of the resources you can access include; a selection of library databases, updated information via AIRS (Advanced Information Research Skills), course materials, tools and resources on authorship, publication and peer review.


As a QUT Momentum member, you will receive invitations to events, workshops and other programs, access to a free e-copy of the QUT bluebook and access to a free consultation with a QUT bluebox adviser to assist with considering intellectual property licensing and startup options based on your research outcomes.

Professional development and career advice

Student Support Group offers its careers services to recent graduates who are looking for a job, or alumni who are advertising a position. You'll be able to to browse job opportunities or advertise a position through QUT CareerHub.

Grant writing

The Office of Research Services is available to provide you with expert advice and assistance with attracting external investment to support fellowships and research projects.


QUT Momentum members are included in the Research Graduates Yearbook for their graduating year.

Nominate to be a visiting fellow

The Division of Research and Commercialisation invites you to nominate for a visiting fellow position. Your fellowship would stand for 3 years, and during this time you would have access to a range of support and services.

To be eligible for this fellowship, you must verify that you will be completing publications out of your thesis and will be acknowledging QUT in these publications. You must also have a QUT staff member, who you'll be researching with, to sign the form as your nominator.

Fill out the QUT Momentum visiting fellow form (PDF file, 32.0 KB) and email it to the Research Students Centre Manager.

Please note that QUT Momentum visiting fellow appointments do not accrue financial benefit.