Program management

As an ANU student, you are responsible for the management of your program and there are various aspects of your program that require consideration during your time at ANU.

Census dates »

Census dates are the basis of many university deadlines. If you are enrolled in a course once the course census date passes, you will remain liable...

Certified digital documents »

Students and graduates can view, download and share their ANU academic documents online, at any time using a secure service provided by Digitary®....

Change of residency »

Students who have been granted an Australian permanent residency visa, Australian citizenship or New Zealand citizenship may apply to change their...

Change your contact details »

Current students can change their address and contact details using ISIS. To change your address select 'Main Menu' in the top left corner of the...

Change your name, title or date of birth »

To change your name or title with the University you must complete a Change of name, title or date of birth form and submit it to ANU Student Central...

Changes to your supervisory panel »

Any changes to your supervisory panel must be approved by your Delegated Authority. There are circumstances under which you, or your panel members,...

Changing majors, minors & specialisations »

Your program is made of units grouped together to form majors, minors and/or specialisations. Each program has different requirements depending on...

Conference attendance »

Attendance at national and international conferences is a common part of research training for ANU research students, providing an opportunity to...

Confirm your enrolment, degree or study-load »

You can download a letter confirming you are a current student, the degree you are studying, and whether you are studying on a full-time or part-time...

Cross-institutional study »

Studying at another Australian university and counting the results towards your ANU program is known as cross-institutional study. Students are not...

Decisions made under the Awards Rules »

A number of decisions regarding your enrolment in your program are made under the relevant Awards Rules. These decisions can include: A decision not...

Defer an offer »

Deferring your offer means delaying the commencement of your studies in a specific program. This occurs if you receive an offer for a particular...

Document Certification and Translation  »

Certification When you are required to submit an official document to the University (such as a medical certificate to accompany an application form...

eCoE extension »

If you find that you require an extension to the duration of your visa to meet your program requirements, you will need to extend your electronic...

Education verification & authentication »

We provide a graduate search tool that authenticates ANU alumni status for those who graduated from 1995 onwards. If you need to verify the record...

Equivalent full-time student load »

Equivalent full-time student load (EFTSL) is the measure used to determine a student's study-load. The University sets a unit value for each of its...

Ethics and integrity »

ANU is committed to the highest standards of research ethics and integrity. All staff and students are required to abide by the Code of research...

Extension of a research program »

If you are unable to submit your thesis by the final day of your program and wish to remain a candidate who is eligible to submit, you will need to...

Fieldwork »

Research students Fieldwork is an integral part of many research programs and covers a wide range of data-gathering activities. Discussions about...

Get course credit or exemption »

If you have previous studies or professional experience that is relevant to your current academic program, you can request to receive course credit...

Graduate search »

The following function can be used to search for graduates of ANU in the awards and years listed. You can search by year and award for coursework or...

HDR policies & procedures »

At ANU there are rules and guidelines that govern your responsibilities and requirements as a student. Some of these are specific to higher degree...

Information for International Student Visa Holders Studying in Australia »

The ESOS Framework has been developed by the Australian Government to protect your rights as an international student in Australia and assure quality...

Late withdrawal »

If you need to drop a course after the census date, you may be eligible to apply for a Late Withdrawal. Late Withdrawals may be granted to students...

Manage My Degree (MMD) eForm Exemptions »

This page is only for students who have been directed here from the eForm via their ISIS account. General information about MMD can be found on the...

Program and Course advice »

Information on the rules, requirements and available study options for your program can be found on the Programs & Courses website. If you have...

Program leave - domestic coursework student »

Domestic coursework students who have completed at least one course at ANU are not required to request program leave from their studies. If you have...

Program leave - international coursework student »

It is important that international students understand their obligations and restrictions when applying for program leave. Applications for leave...

Purchase an academic transcript »

Your Academic Transcript is a complete, official record of your enrolment at ANU. It lists each of the courses you have taken, the grades you have...

Reducing your study load as an international student »

As an international student on a student visa, you are expected to complete your course within the time given on your electronic Confirmation of...

Repeating a failed course »

If you fail a course, you will be permitted to re-enrol in it in a subsequent semester should the course be available.   You can seek permission to...

Replace your student card »

If your current card has expired, you will be required to return the original card to Student Central before a replacement can be issued. If you have...

Research coursework changes »

Research students can apply to add or drop a coursework course using the Manage My Degree eForm, via ISIS. It is recommended that you discuss your...

Research Program Change and Research Program Transfer »

Higher degree research students have two options to choose wanting to change their research degree. A research degree transfer is a level transfer...

Research program leave »

Program leave of absence Full-time higher degree research (HDR) students are expected to work on their thesis for 48 weeks per year. Students may...

Research student milestones »

One of the requirements of all HDR students across the university is to submit regular reporting milestones. These reporting requirements are...

Research Student Milestones »

ANU research students are required to meet a number of progress milestones including an initial Annual Plan, completion of Research Integrity...

Research study load »

Research students are expected to pursue their program for 48 weeks of the year. A full-time unit load for a research student is one unit per week of...

Staying on track with your HDR program »

HDR study is a rich and rewarding experience, but can also be a very challenging time in your life. Every HDR student needs some form of support to...

Student Administration eForms »

Phase one of the Manage My Degree (MMD) eForms is now available. MMD merges a number of paper-based forms to a single eForm providing online,...

Student cards »

All students enrolled at ANU are required to collect a student card. Your ANU student card is your official form of identification and must be...

Swapping or dropping a course »

Most variations to your enrolment can be made using ISIS. Students seeking advice on how to add a course should refer to the Enrolment page for...

Termination of your research program »

A Delegated Authority can recommend to their ANU College Dean that a research student’s program be cancelled. The Research Awards Rules allow a...

Textbooks & reading bricks »

The textbook list for each course will be available from academic departments, schools and centres around November each year. The Co-Op Bookshop also...

The thesis »

In Australia the thesis is an extended written piece which reports on the results of a three to four year programme of research (in other countries...

Transferring between degrees »

Program transfers are now called degree transfers. With the introduction of flexible double degrees it is possible for students to apply to change...

Travel concessions »

You may be eligible for student transport concessions. ACT Full-time students holding a valid ANU student card can receive a concession fare on...

Trouble with your student card »

Depending on the problem, different areas can help. Building access Contact ANU Security on 6125 2249 or at security@anu.edu.au for assistance with...

Update your visa & passport details »

If your visa or passport details have changed you must contact us to update your visa information. It is a condition of studying at ANU that you...

Withdraw from a program as a domestic coursework students »

If you decide you no longer want to continue studying at ANU, you should withdraw from your program. Your withdrawal will be effective from the date...

Withdraw from a program as an international coursework student »

If you decide you no longer want to continue studying at ANU, you should withdraw from your program. International students withdrawing from ANU must...

Withdraw from a research program »

If you decide you no longer want to continue studying at ANU then you should withdraw from your program. You may withdraw from your program at any...

You & your supervisor »

One of the most important aspects of a successful HDR candidature is a productive supervision relationship. Establishing open and productive...