SUPRA Publications

SUPRA produces a number of useful publications for postgraduate students, all of which are available for download from the website below by clicking on the cover images or by following the links. You can also pick up copies from our office or around campus. We can also post them to you if you are a SUPRA Subscriber, just contact Please note not all information will be current in some of our publications. We recommend confirming information regarding your studies and responsiblities with your Faculty or Department if you have any queries.


eGrad is SUPRA's weekly postgrad electronic newsletter. It contains useful information on a whole host of subjects such as student advice and advocacy, scholarships, policy updates, and upcoming events. To receive eGrad simply become a SUPRA Subscriber.


The 2013 Thesis Guide

Please Note:

Some information contained in the Thesis Guide is now out of date due to University of Sydney policy changes.

The Thesis Guide is your essential guide to writing a long essay, treatise, dissertation or thesis at the University of Sydney. It contains many tips and ideas for writing your thesis as well as explaining all the relevant University policy. This guide will be useful to you if you are undertaking postgraduate study by research, but is also applicable for coursework students who are required to complete research papers.

Download The 2013 Thesis Guide


Postgraduate Survival Guide 17th Edition

If you're a postgrad, then the SUPRA Postgraduate Survival Guide is your essential Guide to studying at the University of Sydney. It contains important information about policies and loads of student advice, and an A-Z guide to help you find any contacts that you are after.

 Download the Survival Guide


Show Cause and Exclusion Survival Guide

If you receive a letter and/or an email from your Faculty, asking you to show good cause as to why you should be allowed to re-enrol next year, some help is at hand from SUPRA. This survival guide lays out in plain English how to respond to a Show Cause letter.

Download the Show Cause and Exclusion Survival Guide


SUPRA Information Brochures

Four brochures which give an overview of SUPRA and the services we provide, as well as how to get involved.


SUPRA Wall Calendar

A1 size wall calendar with important dates of interest to Postgraduate students, a great way to stay organised. Pick one up from the SUPRA Offices today.




Redfern Legal Centre LogoLegal FactSheets

Our Redfern Legal Centre Solicitor has prepared a range of FactSheets providing postgraduates with an overview on a number of legal topics that may come up during the course of their studies, available below for download or in hardcopy from our office.


Honi Soit Postgrad Pages

From 2008 until June 2010 SUPRA produced a two page spread in Honi Soit each week. You can view the archives of Honi Soit on the Students' Representative Council'ss(SRC's) website.



eXpress was SUPRA's quarterly magazine, produced prior to VSU. You can pick up a back issue from the SUPRA office or keep an eye out for it around study spaces on campus.