Current research students


To allow theses to be despatched to examiners before the University Christmas closedown, the following documentation will be required at the Office of Graduate Studies by Wednesday 10 December 2014:

  • Copies of the thesis,
  • a completed Thesis Examination Application form – signed by student and supervisor, and
  • a completed Appointment of Examiners form, signed by supervisor, Head of School/Nominee and ADRT - NB: Not to be submitted by the student.

Thesis submissions received after 10 Dec 2014 will be despatched to examiners after the University re-opens on 5 January 2015.

We value our research candidates as important contributors to our research standing and our ranking in the world's top 3% of universities (as ranked by QS World University Rankings 2012 and Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012).

The information below steps you through your Research Higher Degree. If you have any questions about the administration of your degree, please contact the Office of Graduate Studies.


We provide several induction programs to introduce you to your research higher degree at UoN.

Support and resources

Support and resources

Learn about the range of support and resources for your research higher degree including your supervisor, training and development, equipment and facilities and ethics.

Enrolment and Administration

Candidature management

Access essential information about your research higher degree including accepting your offer, your ongoing enrolment and managing your degree.

Research Direction and Reporting

Confirmation and progress

Find out about the key milestones throughout your degree including the confirmation process and annual progress reports.


Your research thesis

Find out more about developing your research topic and the preparation, submission and examination of your thesis.

Costs and Scholarships


Get information about scholarship options available.

Forms and Templates

Forms, guidelines and policies

Use this quick access point for all relevant forms and templates for completing your research higher degree.

Three minute thesis competition

Improve your skills and win some great prizes by entering the three minute thesis competition.



Get information about graduating from your research higher degree.