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University of Sydney Postgraduate Coursework Rule
The Postgraduate Coursework Rule governs all coursework courses in the University.
Special Consideration Policy
The Special Consideration policy applies to students who experience serious adverse circumstances that result in absence(s) from class or inability to undertake compulsory, course-related activities. Such circumstances must be fully supported by appropriate documentation.
- Faculty of Veterinary Science Special Consideration Policy (pdf)
- Application Form for Special Consideration due to serious illness or misadventure (pdf)
- Professional practitioners Certificate (pdf)
- Guidelines for appropriate supporting documentation for special consideration applications (pdf)
- Statutory declaration form (pdf)
- Frequently asked questions (pdf)
Special arrangements can be made if you've had difficulty submitting assessment tasks due to essential community commitments (eg. Essential religious commitments, jury duty, Australian Defence Force commitment etc.) Guidelines (pdf)
Student Absence from Compulsory Classes Policy
An absence from class of less than a week must be covered by completion of a Leave of Absence form and supported by appropriate documentation.
Student Absence from Compulsory Classes Form (pdf)
Where an absence would result in a student failing to meet the attendance requirements for units of study but is perceived by the student as having an educational advantage to them, the student must submit an application to the Faculty for permission to absent themselves from class. The policy is outlined in:
Student Absence from Compulsory Classes Policy (pdf)
Conscientious Objection in Teaching & Assessment
Academic Board Policy: Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism
Compliance Statement (doc)
Faculty Policy on Companion Animals on Campus
Animal Welfare Policy
Animal Welfare Policy (pdf)
Work Health & Safety Policy and Work Health & Safety Disclosure Form
University of Sydney Forms and Policies
Access to current
University policies, procedures and guidelines.
- Application Form (doc) (Suspension of Candidature, Permission to Count Time Away, Leave of absence, Transfer full-time to part-time, Transfer part-time to full-time, Permission to Complete Away, Discontinue candidature)
- Application for Extension of Candiature (doc)
- Application for Credit Standing from Previous Study (pdf)
- Professional Practitioner Certificate (pdf)