Forms for research students

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Annual Progress Reports

Annual progress reports enable you and your Thesis Committee to assess the progress of your research project and plan the next stage of your research. They are also the means by which you justify to the University the continuation of your research project and your continued enrolment.

Learn more about annual progress reports


Candidacy forms

This form is an editable PDF, so we recommend you download it rather than editing it in your browser. To download, right click on the link and, depending on browser, select either “Save link as”, “Save target as”, or “Download”. To edit, open the PDF from the location where you saved it.

Other candidacy forms


Conference support and travel approval

Applications for Conference Support should be applied for in conjunction with travel approval.  For approval of any Curtin travel, please complete the online Student Travel Form. In completing the form you will be prompted as to whether your wish to use your Doctoral Conference Allowance and/or your Consumables Allowance to fund your travel.


Digital thesis submission


Enrolment and change of enrolment

Note: The Collaborative PhD Campus Transfer form is only to be utilised by students who are enrolled in a Collaborative PhD Program at Curtin University and commence enrolment from an offshore location.

For further information about Leave of Absence, Annual Leave or Sick Leave see the During your candidature webpage.


Thesis examination

Thesis chapters must be submitted through Turnitin for originality checking, prior to submission of the thesis to the Thesis Examinations Office.