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Semester 2 census date is Wednesday 31 August 2022!
Census date is the last day you can withdraw from a unit of study without financial or academic penalty.
Learn more and contact us if you need help.
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Changes to simple extensions

The University has made changes to simple extensions, and how you apply for them.
  • You can now apply for a simple extension for non-assignment tasks (for example, a quiz) for up to 5 calendar days through your unit coordinator.
  • For assignment tasks (for example, an essay) you can apply for a simple extension for up to 5 calendar days through the special considerations portal. You will need to include a student declaration with your application.
Find out more on the University website.
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Webinar: changes to HDR examination process

11am – midday (Sydney time)
Friday 26 August 2022

Did you know that the process for HDR examinations is changing? Join Professor Louise Sharpe, Director, Graduate Research, to hear about the release of the Thesis Examination functionality in RECS. This information session will include a demonstration of the RECS Thesis Examination module followed by a Q&A session. Find more details about the webinar on the staff and student intranet.

Register for the webinar.
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Join the SUPRA HDR Equity Network online!

Join the new SUPRA HDR Equity Network on Facebook or Teams!

This is a place to connect with peers and have you voice heard by your SUPRA HDR representatives.

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Join the Student Appeals Panel

The University is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for student members of the 2023 Student Appeals Panel. EOIs close Friday 30 September 2022.

The role of the Student Appeals Panel is to provide a student member to sit on the Student Appeals Body (SAB) at hearings. SABs hear University-level appeals against academic decisions, providing an opportunity for students to participate in deciding the appeal outcomes of fellow students.

Learn more about the role and register your interest.
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Nominate your supervisor for a Supervisor of the Year award!

Every year SUPRA recognises and awards outstanding research supervisors through our Supervisor of the Year awards.

If you think your supervisor deserves an award, nominate them now!

Nominations close Monday 3 October 2022.
Fun Fact

A device containing the world's most durable battery has been keeping 2 bells ringing at the University of Oxford for 175 years – and no one understands why it's lasted so long.

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Advertised bursaries – applications close Friday 30 September 2022
Advertised bursaries are mini scholarships available to domestic students experiencing financial hardship and in special circumstances or cohorts. Find out how to apply.

Tempe Mann Travelling Scholarship opportunity - last chance!
Women enrolled in a research masters, or who are second or third year PhD students at Usyd can apply for a Tempe Mann Travelling Scholarship  valued up to $12 000. Applications close Tuesday 30 August 2022

Research study for medicine and health postgrads
What are your perceptions of electronic feedback? If you were an undergrad before the onset of COVID-19, you can participate in this study. Learn more and participate here for a chance to win a $50 gift card.
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Due to COVID-19 SUPRA staff and council are working from home, but we can still help you. Contact us for help.
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