Intention to submit
All candidates should notify the School of Graduate Studies of their proposed submission date three months in advance. Candidates using Wahapū do this using the Examinations > Intention to submit function. Candidates not using Wahapū do this manually by email.
Current policy, procedures and documentation
Doctoral Thesis Policy and Procedures
Policy and procedure relating to doctoral theses, including length, formatting and including publications. This document is relevant to all PhD candidates, including those on earlier statutes. Those on earlier statutes should refer to this guide in replacement of the Guide to Theses and Dissertations.
Doctoral Thesis Submission Pre-Examination Procedures
Procedures relating to doctoral theses pre-submission
Doctoral Thesis Submission Post-Examination Procedures
Procedures relating to doctoral theses post-submission
Third party editing and proofreading
Third Party Editing and Proofreading of Theses and Dissertations Guidelines
Clarifies the contribution permitted by third parties, including professional editors.
You can find information about proofreading and the School of Graduate Studies' updated List of Approved Proofreaders, here: Approved Proofreaders
2016 PhD Statute and older policy, procedure and documentation
Postgraduate Students Thesis Embargo Guidelines
Clarifies the terms under which you may request an embargo be placed on public access to your thesis.
Doctoral Candidates – Including Publications in a Thesis Policy and Procedures
Requirements that must be met by doctoral candidates who wish to include publication/s in their theses.
Doctoral Candidates – Including Publications in a Thesis Guidelines
Supplementary information for doctoral candidates who wish to include publication/s in their theses.