For Graduate Student Supervisors

The following are general guidelines for the qualification of Graduate Student Supervisor, which complement the FGSR Guidelines presented in the FGSR Graduate Program Manual: 

  • The prospective Supervisor should have successful record of graduate supervision 
  • The prospective Supervisor must have adequate time to supervise each prospective Graduate Student 
  • The prospective Supervisor must be capable of supervising the number of Graduate Students proposed 
  • The prospective Supervisor should normally have adequate research funding for the proposed project, of a type that ensures the academic freedom of Graduate Students 
  • The prospective Supervisor must have the necessary facilities and resources available for Graduate Student research and provide an appropriate academic environment