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Higher Degree Research Administration Centre (HDRAC)

The Higher Degree by Research Administration Centre (HDRAC) provides administrative services to higher degree by research candidates at the University of Sydney. From enrolment through to graduation, HDRAC provides support for:

  • progress reviews
  • candidature variations
  • thesis examinations
  • Postgraduate Research Support Scheme (PRSS)
  • stipend payments.

HDRAC is a good contact for advice on the policies and procedures governing postgraduate research study. If you have an issue or concern, they can direct you to the appropriate person in your faculty or the University or refer you to other services and resources to support your research.

Contact HDRAC

Contacting HDRAC by phone is the quickest way to get assistance if you have an urgent enquiry.

  • Phone: 02 7255 1565 
  • Opening hours: 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday

Or, contact HDRAC using the email applicable to your Faculty or School:

HDRAC do not take in-person enquiries. Once you have contacted HDRAC by email or phone, they can make in-person appointments as required.

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Written by SUPRA Postgraduate Advocacy Service March 2023

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