Research Students

What are the completion procedures (after submission and the examiners have made recommendations)?

Engineering versus Computer Science completion of the the thesis process (after submission and recommendations are returned):

Engineering students:

1. Make the necessary changes per examiner recommendations,

2. Get written approval from your supervisor to bind your thesis,

3. Send to HDR Administrator (Student Services), with:

Supervisor's written approval to bind the thesis,

A copy of the examiners' recommendations,

A summary of the changes you made, and

One (1) copy of your hard bound thesis.

Computer Science students:

1. Make the necessary changes per examiner recommendations,

2. Get written approval from your supervisor to bind your thesis,

3. Send to HDR Administrator (Student Services), with:

Supervisor's written approval to bind your thesis,

A copy of the examiners' recommendations,

A summary of the changes you made, and

One (1) copy of your thesis. If you forward a soft bound copy for approval you will still need to supply a hard bound thesis before you are able to graduate.

The HDR Administrator will obtain the approvals and forward to the Examinations Office. The Examinations Office will send you a notification of completion when processed.

Who do I direct questions regarding Conference Travel, University visits, or other travel (not Recreational Leave or Leave of Absence travel) to?

All such travel requests should be directed to your School Administrators. They also have information regarding your PD fund.    

Who do I speak with regarding office or building maintenance?

Any issues regarding your office or building should be directed to your School Administrators. This includes chair/desk issues, leakages, broken windows, etc. 

Where can I find information on student expectations?

Please visit the research guide website for questions related to candidature requirements (leave, submission, milestones, enrolment, extensions, central ANU email addresses, etc.) This website also has a myriad of links to other queries pertaining to living in Canberra such as Health Services, Counselling Services, Occupational Health & Safety, Disability, Parking, Accommodation, Dean of Students, etc. 

Where can I located the University rules governing graduate research?

The University rules governing graduate research at ANU can be found at Graduate Research Award Rules.

When should extension requests be made?

All extension requests should be made at least one month prior to the current expiry date.

Where can I locate student forms?

The forms and templates tab on this page contains the necessary forms for research students. 

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