Research Students

Research Students landing page, policies and resources

Research Student Resources


Research Student Policy


Student Support

  • Graduate Studies Office
    General postgraduate student induction to the university.
  • Graduate Studies Handbook
    All you need to know about the University's procedures and policies governing candidature. Information on Intellectual property, Authorship and Ethics, Supervision, policies, satisfactory progress, dispute resolution, University Codes of Conduct, plagiarism, submission and examination of thesis and international student support.
  • Publications
    Information on how the Government and Universitymeasurespublication outputs for HERDC and ERA collections.
  • Policy online
    You can search for a specific policy here.
  • University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011
  • Policies regarding Research
    List of specific research policies here.
  • Ethics
    You can search for a specific policy here.
  • Postgraduate Research Support Scheme
    Details of PRSS policy and application rounds.
  • Grants in Aid
    Grants-in-aid (GIA) are available to provide students with travel grants to support short-term periods of research overseas. Individual grants vary in value and purpose with most approximately $1,500.
  • Student Journal Publication Prize
    A prize of $500 is avalable to first authors of a journal or book chapter, and $1000 to the first author of a monograph. Conditions apply.