Process for Readmission into the same program
Candidate requests to return to study
Candidates must not have been inactive for a period greater than 2 years for this to apply. If your inactive period is greater than 2 years you will need to complete an Application for Enrolment as Candidate for Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Masters by Research. You do not need to re-submit supporting documents, eg: transcripts etc. This form can be found on the apply webpage.
Candidate requests meeting with Supervisor or ADR / HDRC and obtains Readmission & Completion Plan forms
Requests for meetings should be completed within a reasonable timeframe.
Supervisor accepts or rejects meeting request
Supervisors may reject a request to meet and refer the request to their ADR / HDRC.
Where ADR / HDRC decides that the candidate can no longer be supported due to lack of supervision or previous lack of candidature progress, candidature can be terminated in accordance University Policy and Procedure. Where a new supervisor can be allocated, supervision arrangements are reported to Research Services and the new supervisor continues from Step 4.
Supervisor meets with candidate to discuss return to study and completes the Readmission and Completion Plan Forms
Completion plan must be endorsed by Supervisor and ADR / HDRC. Where a Completion Plan is rejected by the Supervisor, the Candidate may request to meet with the ADR /HDRC. Where the Completion Plan is rejected by the ADR / HDRC, candidature will be terminated in accordance with University Policy and Procedure
Supervisor accepts completion plan & signs readmission form and forwards to ADR / HDRC for approval
ADR / HDRC approves completion plan and Readmission form
ADR / HDRC
Where the study plan is rejected by the ADR / HDRC, candidature will be terminated in accordance with University Policy and Procedure. If the approvals for the Completion Plan is delegated to the HDRC, terminations of candidature must be approved by the ADR.
Study plan and Readmission form returned to Research Services
ADR / HDRC
Research Services adds re-enrolment of candidate to RHDSC agenda
Re-enrolment must be approved before candidate can recommence study
RHDSC approves / rejects re-enrolment
Research Services administers re-enrolment process with candidate or advises enrolment rejected by RHDSC
Candidate is required to undertake six monthly progress reporting until two consecutive progress reports are deemed ‘Satisfactory’
Candidate, Supervisor, ADR, Research Services