Postgraduate Forms

Add unit, change attendance, supervisor or extend candidature (research students)

For changes to candidature, please log into MyUni. The following are available through your Sydney Student portal:

  • Application for credit
  • Application for suspension of candidature
  • Application for variation of enrolment
  • Application for waiver
  • Applying for a transfer
  • Change of supervisor
  • Extension of candidature
  • Re-enrolling after suspension of candidature
  • Request for discontinuation of studies
  • Suspending your candidature

Discontinue Not Fail (DNF)
Use this DNF application form only if you are requesting a DNF after the advertised deadline.
Discontinue Not Fail (DNF) refers to discontiuing a unit of study without academic penalty, BUT you remain liable for the relevant HECS charge. Normally, you can request a DNF by varying your enrolment before the advertised DNF deadline, but if you are requesting a DNF after the deadline, then you must use the DNF application form below.
Download the application form

Special arrangements
Special arrangements can be made if you will have difficulty submitting assessment tasks due to essential community commitments (eg. essential religious commitments, jury duty, Australian Defence Force commitment etc.)

Download the documentation guidelines

Download the application form
Special consideration
If your work during a teaching period or performance in an exam or assessment has been affected by serious illness or misadventure, you need to submit an Application for Special Consideration to the Faculty of Science within five days of the affected exam or assessment.
Download the documentation guidelines
Download the application form
Download a statutory declaration form
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Student Affairs Unit
Student Affairs Unit
(Read detailed information about how the University monitors the progress of students in their studies and the systems in place for the early detection of students who may be making poor or unsatisfactory progress in their course.)

Visit the Staying on Track website for further information.

PhD and MSc thesis forms
For students:
Thesis submission and examination information sheet
Intention to submit thesis - MSc/PhD

For supervisors:
Higher Degree by Research (MSc and PhD)
(Both the following forms are available at the PhD award sub-committee website)

Appointment of examiners form
Statement of supervisor on submission of doctoral thesis

Other useful postgraduate forms
Forms at the Student Centre website

Extension of library privileges after submission of thesis

Faculty of Science Important dates and deadlines