Forms for Supervisors

The following forms are relevant to the examination process for research higher degree students:

Nomination of examiners form

Nomination of Examiners Form (PDF 470KB)

HDR Thesis Citation Form for Graduation

HDR Thesis Citation Form (DOCX 797KB)  

Template email to approach an examiner

This is a sample email supervisors can use when making initial contact with a potential examiner: Template email for supervisors to approach an examiner (DOCX 12KB)


Forms for Students

RHD Allowances Claim form

This form can be used by research higher degree students to claim towards the cost of thesis editing and optional printing and binding of the final thesis copy. You can claim up to $500. Payment of allowances is subject to the rules on the reverse of this form.

RHD Allowance form 2017

Title page template - How should my title page be formatted? Like this. Download this form and fill in the appropriate details.

Thesis Title-page Template (DOCX 50KB)  

Submission of thesis form - To be completed by the student, their supervisors and, where appropriate, co-authors.

Submission of Thesis Form (PDF 193KB)

Minor and major amendments form - This form is to be used by students who receive examination results which require either minor or major amendments to be made to their thesis.

Minor and Major Amendments Forms 2018 (DOC 831KB)

Higher Degrees by Research Examiner's Report Form - For student information - this is the form used by examiners to make comments and suggestions and their grade recommendation

Examiner PhD Report Form (DOC 855KB)


 Forms for Examiners

Information for Examiners - May 2018 (PDF 180KB)

To claim payment, all examiners need to fill out the Claim for Payment HDT Marking (PDF 153KB) .

Australian examiners should download and complete the Tax File Number Declaration form from the Australian Tax Office.

Examiners outside Australia should download and complete the Overseas Payment Form (DOCX 75KB)

All forms should then be returned to