All postgraduate research forms are available here. Please note that some forms must be submitted online using Delphi, and some forms can be submitted online using studentConnect. Please refer to the notes associated with the forms to determine whether you should submit hard copy forms or use the online Delphi or studentConnect portals.

If you are submitting forms for suspension, annual leave, overseas travel, maternity leave, sick leave, changes to enrolment, changes to supervision, addition of coursework units or withdrawal please consider submitting these applications online using studentConnect. These forms are not available for all faculties so please read the information provided.

  1. Changes to candidature and scholarships
  2. Leave and overseas travel
  3. Suspension or withdrawal from candidature and/or scholarships
 

Application forms and guidelines for PhD and master's candidature

Downgrade and upgrade forms are for UWA students only.

HDR Preliminary Degrees

Higher Degree by Research Preliminary Degrees Programs are administered by the relevant faculty. Contact your faculty for more details.

Research proposals

Advice about how to prepare a research proposal is available here.

All students enrolled in the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education, or the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences must submit their Research Proposal online using Delphi. Kindly note that hardcopy forms will not be accepted but will be returned with advice to submit via Delphi. A Delphi user manual can be found here.

All students enrolled in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, need to attach a research proposal coversheet to their proposal and submit a clear scanned electronic copy of both the proposal and coversheet to pghelp@postgraduate.uwa.edu.au or submit two hard copies via mail or in person to the Graduate Research School. Electronic signatures are accepted. Students transferring from other universities should also submit hard copy forms.

Scholarship forms

Confirmation of candidature (doctoral students only)

Further details of the confirmation process is available here

To be completed by doctoral students commencing after the 1 January 2006 after completing the first 12 months of full-time candidature or equivalent.

Progress and annual reports

Support for preparing an annual report can be found here.

Extension and candidature and scholarships

Further details about extensions of candidature can be found here

Intellectual property and thesis confidentiality

Further information about confidentiality and intellectual property can be found here

Leave for research end-user engagement

Submission of thesis or other examinable work

Further details about thesis submission and examination can be found here.

Please allow at least a week for your Graduate Research Coordinator to review your thesis submission documents. Failure to do so may delay the documents received at the Graduate Research School.

The notice of intent to exhibit form is for Master of Fine Arts candidates only.

Thesis examination forms and guidelines

All students enrolled in the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education, or the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences must submit their Nomination of Examiners form online using Delphi. Kindly note that hardcopy forms will not be accepted but will be returned with advice to submit via Delphi. A Delphi user manual can be found here.

All students enrolled in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, need to use the Nomination of Examiners form provided below. The completed form can be sent to pgexam-grso@uwa.edu.au or the hard copy can be submitted via mail or in person to the Graduate Research School.

Travel award

More details about the travel award are available here

The Travel Grant application form includes the guidelines.

Thesis allowance forms

Relocation claim

Changes to candidature and scholarships

The following forms can be submitted online if you are enrolled in the Faculty of Science or the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education or the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. A user guide is provided here.

If you are enrolled in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, please use the appropriate hard copy form provided below.

Use the Application for variation of terms (1) form for:

  1. Add or change a School or Centre
  2. Add or change a supervisor

Use the Application for variation of terms (2) form for:

  1. Change of Enrolment Type
  2. Change of Research Direction
  3. Addition of Coursework Units
  4. Other changes

Leave and overseas travel

The following forms can be submitted online if you are enrolled in the Faculty of Science or the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education or the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. A user guide is provided here.

If you are enrolled in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, please use the appropriate hard copy form provided below.

Use the Leave Form for all leave of more than 4 weeks taken within Australia, including:

  1. Annual/personal leave within Australia
  2. Paid Professional Development Leave
  3. Sick leave
  4. Maternity leave, both paid and unpaid
  5. Parental leave, both paid and unpaid

Use the Overseas Travel form for:

  1. Any overseas travel (research or personal leave)

Suspension or withdrawal from candidature and/or scholarships

The following forms can be submitted online if you are enrolled in the Faculty of Science or the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education or the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. A user guide is provided here.

If you are enrolled in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, please use the appropriate hard copy form provided below.