Gold Sponsors





ResearchMaster Pty Ltd is the leading provider of higher education research management solutions in Australia and New Zealand. ResearchMaster’s a highly automated, fully integrated, research management system has been designed, developed and is supported in Australia and manages every aspect of higher education research including;

  • Higher Degree Research (HDR)
  • Grants Management
  • Ethics Applications
  • Contracts Management
  • Outputs, ERA & Impact

ResearchMaster’s HDR solution manages and monitors the entire HDR candidature lifecycle from application and enrolment through to submission, examination and completion.

The ResearchMaster Difference

ResearchMaster delivers critical integrations, time saving eForms and powerful reporting to streamline and automate processes so that you can provide a better research experience for your students and supervisors.



SkillsForge is a software as a service solution, available through any modern browser, that has been purpose built for universities across the world.  Built on leading edge technologies SkillsForge delivers significant benefits across the HDR candidature journey from Admission to Examination and through its powerful Skills Assessment, Development Needs Analysis and Course Booking functionality .

The solution automates previously manual, and/or fragmented processes, and captures all data related the student’s journey for later interrogation by SkillsForge’s integrated business intelligence reporting solution.  SkillsForge integrates easily with other institutional systems including 2 way data integration and single sign on, significantly improving the efficiency and effectiveness of universities.

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For over 50 years UniBank has been providing a great range of banking products and services for the staff, students and graduates of Australian universities and their families, and we remain committed to delivering exceptional lifetime banking experiences for our members. We are focused on supporting university communities across Australia through collaboration and partnership with key stakeholders within the sector.
Doing business ethically and sustainably are core values that drive our model of mutual banking, and we make sure we are accountable and benchmark ourselves against world leaders in sustainability.