Thesis Submission

All Higher Degree Research students are required to submit their thesis electronically in pdf format to

The electronic copy of the thesis should be submitted in Adobe pdf format and preferably as one document. If the thesis is submitted in more than one document, each document must not be larger than 30 megabytes.  Any colour photos or graphics must be no higher than 300 dpi.

If an examiner requires a physical copy of the thesis, Research Services will contact the student, who will be responsible for the printing of the soft-bound copy(ies).  Printing and binding of a thesis can be organised by Fujixerox whose contact details are: or phone (02) 67712420.

A thesis can be printed double-sided however it is important to ensure that the print does not show through the paper.  Please note that theses CANNOT be spiral or comb bound

Students are also required to submit all Thesis Submission Forms at the time of submitting the thesis. Please see "Thesis Submission Forms" menu for the list of forms.

Formatting of Thesis

For assistance with the general formatting of a thesis, please refer to the Guidelines for the Preparation of Research Dissertations

Students should contact their Principal Supervisor for information regarding possible particular formatting requirements of their School.