a signed Candidate's Thesis Submission Checklist and Declaration form (HDR39), (See HDR Forms to the left),
a copy of their final Ethics report (if applicable).
ORI will formally invite the examiners by email, once the examiners acknowledge receipt of the email and are willing to proceed with the examination ORI will forward a copy of the thesis, the examination report form and our examination procedure document to the examiners.
The examiners are given 8 weeks to complete their examination reports, once the examiners have assessed the thesis, they will need to return the completed Examiner report form, including their written recommendation to ORI.
ORI will forward all reports to the College Dean/Dean Delegate who will convene a panel of three to make a recommendation based on the reports received
The College Dean/Delegate will determine the outcome and forward a Recommendation Memo to ORI with recommendations.
ORI will notify the Candidate and Principal Supervisor of the outcome of the examination. A letter of Recommendation, copies of the examiners reports and the Table of Amendments will be sent to the candidate to address any minor or major amendments.
Once the candidate has addressed all the recommendations requested by the College, the candidate will need to submit to ORI a pdf copy of the revised thesis and a copy of the Table of Amendments with Principal Supervisor and College Dean endorsement.
The revised thesis and Table of Amendments will then be sent to the Dean of Graduate Studies for final approval.
ORI will notify the candidate, Supervisors and College that the candidate has meet all the requirements of the degree and the degree is to be awarded.
The candidate will need to lodge with ORI a pdf copy of the thesis and complete the thesis deposit Agreement
ORI will download the thesis pdf onto the Library repository so it will be made available online
ORI will notify the Graduation office that the candidate has completed all the requirements of the degree