Policies and Course Rules
The course rules for Higher degrees can be found in the UNE Course and Unit Catalogue. Other aspects of candidature are governed by UNE Rules, Policies, Procedures and Guidelines and these can all be found in the UNE Policy Library under 'H'.
Research Supervision Agreements
Each Research Supervisor and HDR Candidate should complete and sign a Supervision Agreement in the first four week of beginning research.
Confirmation of Candidature
Confirmation of Candidature is the most significant milestone in the first year of your Doctoral Candidature.
HDR students are required to submit an academic progress report at six monthly intervals throughout their candidature. Research Services contacts students via their UNE student email to advise them when each report is open for access. Further information relating to progress reporting is available on the HDR Progress Reporting webpage.
Variations to Candidature
HDR Students should apply for any variations to their HDR Candidature using the forms below:
- Leave of Absence Form
- Extension of Candidature Form
- Change of Status Form
- Return From Leave Form
- Withdrawal from HDR Candidature Form
International students, please see the suspensions page for more information in relation to your student visa. More information about candidature variations can be found in the HDR Candidature Policy.
Graduate Researchers and Research Misconduct
For information on misconduct, what it is and what to do, please see the Graduate Researchers and Research Misconduct page.
Complaints and Grievances
For information about what to do and who to contact if you have a complaint or grievance, go tot he HDR Complaints and Grievances webpage.
Who to Contact
For more information, please visit the HDR Contact page.