school Level

Degree level

Full-time higher degree research (HDR) students are expected to work on their thesis for 48 weeks per year. Students may apply for the following types of leave where circumstances prevent them continuing with their research studies.

  • personal leave
  • medical leave
  • maternity leave

Please note the medical certificates must be original, or certified copies, and the dates on the certificates must coincide withthe leave request period. International students must check their visa conditions.

Applications for leave of absence are managed via the MMD-HDR eForms accessed through your ISIS account.

Retrospective leave of absence is managed via an Apollo form.

Further details about leave types and the application process.