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Study and training

Join our research community
We support and nurture students and researchers of all levels with opportunities, training and mentorship from our internationally recognised researchers.

Postgraduate study

The Matilda Centre provides a challenging and supportive environment for postgraduate research students and access to internationally recognised researchers for supervision.

Visit the postgraduate study page to learn more.


We offer a Mentoring Program to support practitioners and services in building their capacity to develop and conduct research projects.

Visit the mentoring page to learn more.

Volunteering, internships and professional experience opportunities

Current students at the University of Sydney can also complete course-required placements or internships with us.

By volunteering with us you can gain experience in mental health and substance use research, develop your employability skills, develop contacts and networks, and help build your resume.

For more information about volunteer opportunities, email matilda.centre@sydney.edu.au.

Early Career Researcher training

We offer a training program for Early Career Researcher's focused on the prevention, early intervention, treatment, and epidemiology of mental health and substance use disorders.

Visit the ECR training page to learn more.

Training resources for clinicians

We have a developed a range of free training programs and resources for clinicians and health professionals to assist in upskilling our health workforce in managing patients with mental health and substance use disorders.

Explore our resources for clinicians to learn how you can help.

Training resources for teachers and parents

We have developed a range of resources to equip teachers, parents and students with accurate information and evidence-based harm prevention strategies.

Explore our resources for schools to learn how you can help to protect young people from drug-related harm.