Research students are required to follow all relevant University policies, procedures and rules throughout their candidature. These policies include:
Essential Resources for Higher Degree by Research Students Policy 2016
Progress Planning and Review for Higher Degree by Research Students Policy 2015
Progress Planning and Review for Higher Degree by Research Students Procedures 2015
University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011 (as amended)
Supervision of Higher Degree by Research Students Policy 2013
Thesis and Examination of Higher Degree by Research Policy 2015
Thesis and Examination of Higher Degree by Research Procedures 2015
For a complete list of all University policies and procedures search the University Policy Register:
The University has over 30 shared research facilities available for diverse disciplines. To access any of the facilities, HDR students need to provide detailed information about their projects and be granted approval. Approved students are entered into the Access System and guided through any necessary ethics approval and mandatory training:
The University’s research centres offer unique opportunities for multidisciplinary initiatives. As well as faculty-based research centres, there are national and international centres that are partnered with the University:
There are several ways to receive funding to advance your research, such as Research Fellowships, Research Grants and University of Sydney funding. The Research Training Program Stipend Scholarship and the University of Sydney Postgraduate Awards (UPA) are offered to domestic HDR students only. International HDR students are encouraged to review the list of scholarships offered at the University of Sydney as well as from their home country.
Relevant links and resources:
Research Fellowships & Grants:
Research Training Program (RTP):
Postgraduate International Scholarships:
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