Higher Degree Research candidates (HDR) are now required to complete enrolment online through myUNSW for all terms of the year, including Summer.
This means that HDR candidates can login to myUNSW and select thesis courses for the whole year.
How do I start?
Follow the instructions below to get started with the enrolment process; these include showing you where to go, how to search for your recommended courses, and how to manage your enrolment for the whole year.
Who do I go to for help?
Contact The Nucleus: Student Hub for help with using the myUNSW enrolment process.
The candidature management officers at the Graduate Research School are available to help with any questions or concerns you may have with how these changes impact your research and candidature at UNSW.
Enrolment through myUNSW for 2020 continuing HDR candidates opened on 12 November 2019
You will need to enrol in all available research thesis courses for your program by 16 December 2019. If you do not enrol by the deadline, your candidature is at risk of lapsing.
a) Logon to the Update Enrolment section on myUNSW.
b) Select your research program for the upcoming year from the list and click Update Enrolment. You will need to read and agree to the Terms and Conditions.
The Course Enrolment page will display. View the different parts of the page that you will use to enrol.
If you can't see your program details for the upcoming year, contact The Nucleus: Student Hub for help.
c) Select a term, starting with Summer Term 2020. Click Recommended Courses to automatically show your required courses.
d) Tick the check box for your course and click Select Course.
If your enrolment basket looks like this, then you can move on to Step 2 - Confirm your selected courses.
This is not the end of enrolment. If you do not complete Step 2, you will not complete your enrolment.
a) Continuing from Step 1, click Register for Classes.
b) Select your course and click Submit Enrolment Request.
c) Click Submit Enrolment Request again, then you are finished! You may see an error regarding Repeat Enrolment, but don't worry as thesis courses are not subject to this policy.
Your Enrolment Basket should now look like this.
You need to enrol in all available research thesis courses for your program by 16 December 2019. If you do not enrol by the deadline, your candidature is at risk of lapsing.
Yes, the Summer Term is one of the four terms that make up the HDR calendar.
All HDR candidates are required to maintain constant enrolment unless on approved Program Leave.
Yes, you should enrol in all available terms that appear for you on myUNSW.
Any variation to candidature must be submitted through GRIS.
If you want to take program leave in the upcoming term you will need to apply for program leave through the Graduate Research Information System (GRIS)
HDR candidates are required to clarify their enrolment status by the Term Start Date.
If you do not clarify your status your candidature may be considered lapsed, and you will have until the census date of the term to clarify your enrolment details. All dates can be found in the HDR Academic Calendar.
You may have an enrolment block. Check your myUNSW home page for notifications.
The enrolment block may be because of an outstanding library fine, outstanding tuition fees, or unpaid Student Services and Amenities Fees (SSAF).
You will need to follow the instructions under the ‘Selecting Courses’ section above. If you need any further assistance, contact your Faculty candidature management officer.
You will only see the terms you are eligible to enrol in up to your maximum term requirements.
For any further enrolment beyond this limit, candidates are required to apply for an Overtime Enrolment.
See the Variation to Candidature page for further information.
Coursework enrolment is processed by the Graduate Research School. You should contact your Faculty or School in regard to requesting coursework or coursework requirements.
No, the Graduate Research School manage all overtime enrolment. The GRS will enrol you in the terms that you have been approved for overtime enrolment.
Yes, you should enrol even if you plan to submit your thesis by the census date. If you do submit your thesis by the census date of the term, your enrolment for that term and any future terms will be dropped and you will not be liable for fees.