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Career and Research Skills Training (CaRST)

CaRST is a training and development program for HDR students at the University of Adelaide and is a compulsory requirement for students commencing on, or after, 1 January 2017.

Students are required to undertake a range of activities in support of their career and professional development and must record a minimum number of CaRST hours. You are required to complete a CaRST Development Plan, keep a record of your training activities/hours and upload digital evidence of your training to an ePortfolio. The forms and resources below will help you meet these requirements.

Completing Your CaRST Development Plan

CaRST Development Plan

Researcher Development Framework

Recording Training Activities

CaRST Training Summary

Evidencing Training Activities

Mahara ePortfolio Manual

Certificate of Attendance

Seeking Approval for a New Activity (i.e. not already found on the CaRST Website)

CaRST Activity Certification Form

CaRST Activity Certification Form – Example


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