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
Guidelines for special arrangements applications
Special arrangements application form

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
Application submit thesis electronically - MSc
Application to submit thesis electronically - PhD
Application for deferment of public availability of thesis
For supervisors:
Master of Science
Appointment of examiners form
Statement of supervisor on submission of MSc thesis

Doctor of Philosophy
(the following forms are available at the PhD award sub-committee website)
Appointment of examiners form (download this form from the PhD award sub-committee website)
Statement of supervisor on submission of doctoral thesis (download this from from the PhD award sub-committee website)

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