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.
Policies for HDR students and supervisors
- Student Progress Policy
- Enrolment Policy (includes provisions for Leave of Absence and Lapse of Candidature)
- Supervisors Policy
Applications and other due dates
|16 February 2024
|Research Grant Applications close (round 1)
|3 May 2024
|Applications close for HREC (round 1)
|10 May 2024
|Research Grant Applications close (round 2)
|5 June 2024
|19 July 2024
|Applications for HREC close (round 2)
|30 August 2024
|Research Grant Applications close (round 3)
|4 October 2024
|Applications for HREC close (round 3)
|15 November 2024
|HDR student annual reports
|15 November 2024
|Research Fee Scholarship (RFS) / Research Stipend Scholarship (RSS) applications close
SGR Student Forms and Guides
Keep track of your candidature, thesis and personal details.
Candidature Administration Forms
Change of Supervisor Request Form
HDR Deferral Form
HDR Student Annual Report Section A – Student
HDR Student Annual Report Section B – Supervisor
HDR Student Annual Report Section C – Joint
Change of Candidature (HDR) form
Endnote Access Form
Thesis Format and Submission
Minor Thesis Examination Report Form
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
Domestic Student Sponsor Statement
This form is to be completed by the Sponsor of a Domestic Student.
Mixed Payment Form
Use this form to specify details for tuition payment by a mixture of payment methods, either (a) upfront and FEE-HELP or (b) a combination of upfront payment methods.
Overseas Student Sponsor Statement
This form is to be completed by the Sponsor of an Overseas Student.
The student tuition fee must be paid in full prior to the commencement of study. Fees are paid directly to the University of Divinity at the time of enrolment.
Update my personal details
To update your personal information including changes to citizenship, visa, medical, disability, COVID-19 vaccination status, name or contact details, use:
Personal Details Amendment Form
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.
Student Support Plan
Human Research Ethics
Respect, research merit and integrity, justice, and beneficence are core values in the ethics of human research.
Overseas Student Information
The University of Divinity welcomes and provides overseas students with a safe, enjoyable and rewarding place to study. Find out more about the range of services and support to help overseas students succeed in their studies.
Explore information about Research specific scholarships, the eligibility criteria, and the selection criteria.
A range of internal and external research grants are available competitively to higher degree by research students, academic staff, honorary researchers and librarians of the University.
Tuition fees are set by the University of Divinity Council annually. Fees are paid directly to the University of Divinity at the time of admission or re-enrolment. A range of payment options are available.
University Key Dates
Find information about important dates relevant to your study or work at the University from admission periods, to census dates, to graduations and meetings.
Code of Conduct
The Code of Conduct applies to all members of the University of Divinity while using University or College facilities and services, or engaging in University or College activities.
Academic integrity is ‘the moral code of academic life and endeavour. It involves using, generating and communicating information in an ethical, honest and responsible manner’.