During candidature

Throughout your research degree, you may require administrative assistance with your program, or wish to develop your research skills. The resources below are a fantastic way to keep on top of your studies, take care of your mental and physical wellbeing, and find new opportunities to socialise with your peers.

For your program management

Research coursework changes

You can apply to add or drop courses before the census date.

Application for change of intensity - research

An ISIS form for moving between part-time and full-time study.

Change to supervisory panel (form)

A form to use for adding and/or changing supervisory panel members.

Research program leave

Information about various types of non-recreational leave and the application process.

Extension of research program

Information about the process for extending your research program.

Recreational leave (form)

You are entitled to 4 weeks recreational leave each year. Use this form to apply for your recreational leave.

Scholarship extension

Your scholarships may be extended. Find out what you need to know about scholarships and extension.

Research program change and transfer

Information on the process to change between levels (MPhil/PhD) or disciplines.

Withdrawal from a research program

Information on the process to cease your studies.

Travel procedure

Information on university and individual responsibilities when travelling on behalf of the University. (Please contact your School office administrators for all travel-related information before arranging your travel).

Research resources

CBE research databases

CBE students can login to this page for access to research databases and software.

ANU Library

The library has a vast amount of resources freely available, such as academic journals, archives, events and study rooms.

ANU research tools and resources

Browse tools and resources available to enhance your research outcomes and help you manage your research data.

For your research and professional skills development

CBE Careers Team

Find CBE’s career supports available to students and casual job opportunities here. Consult your supervisors and/or School HDR Convenors for academic career paths and casual tutoring opportunities.

HDR update newsletter

A monthly newsletter that provides regular information on research training activities.

Research skills and training

Find out about the university-wide research skills and training workshops offered by the ANU Research Skills and Training team.

ANU academic skills

Find out about the resources available to support your academic skills, such as writing.

Statistical Consulting Unit

Support for statistical applications in academic research in the sciences and social sciences.

Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre

Provides a meeting place and support-base for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff.