Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the Implementation Officer and relevant enquiries contact and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) Academic Progress procedure

Status Current
Effective Date 1st October 2020
Review Date 7th May 2024
Approval Authority Academic Board
Approval Date 23rd September 2020
Expiry Date To Be Advised
Implementation Officer Matthew Clarke
Pro Vice-Chancellor Researcher Development
+61 3 924 43979
Responsible Executive Julie Owens
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research
+61 3 522 73486
Enquiries Contact Graduate Research Academy
+61 3 924 68268

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

On 1 October 2020 the Higher Degrees by Research Academic Progress procedure was amended to: -make Respectful Behaviour training compulsory for HDR students. This aligns with requirements for coursework students. -Confirmation of candidature: require HDR Students to submit their Confirmation of Candidature documents to a text matching software; ensure all students are given the opportunity to undertake a second Confirmation of Candidature process provide clarity of the Confirmation of Candidature and Progress Support Panel(PSP) process and responsibilities. -Extension of candidature: In response to the Covid-19 impacts, and in consultation with the Department of Education, Skills and Employment, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research may grant an additional extension of 6 months in exceptional circumstances as defined by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research.

Clauses Amended:Procedure: Clause 5d., 10-15, 18-19, 22, 34b., Sections 6 and 7 and definition