You can apply to suspend candidature or you may be required to suspend your candidature.
You need to continue submitting annual reports while you are suspended.
If you have not exceeded your time limit, but need to spend a time dealing with matters other than study, you can request a standard suspension.
All requests must be endorsed by your graduate research co-ordinator and supervisors using the Suspension of Candidature form.
For scholarship holders, application on this form will be interpreted as seeking approval for any changes from the Scholarships Committee.
Enrolment and scholarships must be suspended simultaneously.
Please consult the scholarships website for more information about special conditions that may apply to your scholarhip or award.
Scholarship holders must submit a stipend claim form so payments of scholarship will recommence.
Your annual report is the mechanism by which the board assesses satisfactory progress.
Under normal circumstances you are given a grade of 'AC' (assessment continuing) based on your progress report.
You may not have a great deal to put in the report when you are suspended, but the act of lodging a report: