If you are a current research student, you must ensure that you are familiar with the policies and regulations governing your degree program, including the various hurdle requirements at different stages of your candidature. You should also be aware of the opportunities that are open to you. Your College Research Coordinator or thesis supervisor will be able to offer you with further assistance.
Key Policies for HDR students and supervisors
- Student Progress Policy
- Enrolment Policy (includes provisions for Leave of Absence and Lapse of Candidature)
- Supervisors Policy
SGR Key due dates
|31 January 2020||Applications close for HREC (round 1)|
|7 February 2020||Research Grant Applications close (round 1)|
|3 April 2020||Applications for HREC close (round 2)|
|15 April 2020||Applications for (domestic) HDR admissions close for second semester 2020|
|15 April 2020||Applications for (overseas) HDR admissions close for first semester 2021|
|15 April 2020||Research Fee Scholarship (RFS)/Research Stipend Scholarship (RSS) applications close|
|15 May 2020||Research Grant Applications close (round 2)|
|15 May 2020||Applications for HREC close (round 3)|
|25 May - 5 June 2020||HDR confirmation period|
|10 July 2020||Applications for HREC close (round 4)|
|28 August 2020||Applications for HREC close (round 5)|
|2 October 2020*||Research Grant Applications close (round 3)
(*Previously advertised as closing on Friday 4 September 2020)
|23 October 2020||Applications for HREC close (round 6)|
|26 October - 6 November 2020||HDR confirmation period|
|13 November 2020||HDR student annual reports|
|15 November 2020||Research Fee Scholarship (RFS)/Research Stipend Scholarship (RSS) applications close|
|15 November 2020||Applications for (domestic) HDR admissions close for first semester 2021|
|15 November 2020||Applications for (overseas) HDR admissions close for second semester 2021|
SGR Student Forms and Guides
Keep track of your candidature, thesis and personal details.
Candidature Administration Forms
Confirmation of Candidature Process
Thesis Format and Submission
Human Research Ethics
The University of Divinity’s Human Research Ethics Committee is appointed by the University Council under Regulation 1 and has oversight of human research ethics throughout the University in accordance with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct of Research Involving Humans.
The ethical and legal responsibilities of researchers towards research participants should reflect the values of integrity, respect for persons, beneficence and justice.
All HDR students and academic staff undertaking research projects involving human subjects must apply for HREC clearance in accordance with the National Statement.
Fees and fee-related forms
Update my personal details
To update your personal information including name, contact, citizenship, visa, medical or disability details, use:
The University is committed to the inclusion, engagement and support of students of a variety of beliefs, backgrounds and abilities. Use the Student Support Plan to apply for support if you are experiencing an issue which impacts your ability to study.