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SUPRA Publications

SUPRA produces a number of useful publications for postgraduate students, most of which are available for download below, or you can pick up copies from our office or around campus. We can also post publications to you if you are a SUPRA member, just email admin@supra.usyd.edu.au and include your address and which publications you are after. Please note not all information will be current in some of our publications. We recommend confirming information regarding your studies and responsibilities with your Faculty or Department if you have any queries, or seek help from our Student Advice & Advocacy Service or Legal Service.

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eGrad is SUPRA’s weekly postgrad electronic newsletter. It contains useful information on a whole host of subjects such as student advice and advocacy, scholarships, policy updates, and upcoming events. To receive eGrad simply become a SUPRA member and indicate that you would like to subscribe to the eGrad mailing list. If you are already a SUPRA member, but you are not receiving eGrad please email admin@supra.usyd.edu.au and ask to be included on our mailing list.


Cover thumbnail_Page_2Postgraduate Survival Guide

If you’re a postgrad, then the SUPRA Postgraduate Survival Guide is your essential Guide to studying at the University of Sydney. It contains important information about policies and loads of student advice, and an A-Z guide and map to help you find any contacts that you are after.

Download the 2018 Survival Guide


Show Cause and Exclusion Survival Kit

If you receive a letter and/or an email from your Faculty, asking you to show good cause as to why you should be allowed to re-enrol next year, some help is at hand from SUPRA. This survival guide lays out in plain English how to respond to a Show Cause letter.

Download the Show Cause and Exclusion Survival Kit


Thesis Guide front coverThe 2013 Thesis Guide

Please Note: Some information contained in the Thesis Guide is now out of date due to University of Sydney policy changes. We are in the early stages of creating a new edition. Please let us know if you have any feedback on how we can improve The Thesis Guide by emailing admin@supra.usyd.edu.au.

The Thesis Guide is your essential guide to writing a long essay, treatise, dissertation or thesis at the University of Sydney. It contains many tips and ideas for writing your thesis as well as explaining all the relevant University policy. This guide will be useful to you if you are undertaking postgraduate study by research, but is also applicable for coursework students who are required to complete research papers.

Download the 2013 SUPRA Thesis Guide


SUPRA_2018calendar_small for webSUPRA Wall Calendar

A1 size wall calendar with important dates of interest to postgraduate students, a great way to stay organised. Pick one up from the SUPRA Offices today.


Redfern Legal Centre LogoLegal Fact Sheets

Our Redfern Legal Centre Solicitor has prepared a range of fact sheets providing postgraduates with an overview on a number of legal topics that may come up during the course of their studies, available below for download or in hard copy from our office.


Honi Soit page exampleHoni Soit Postgrad Pages

SUPRA has frequently produced pages for Honi Soit. You can view the archives of Honi Soit on their website.



eXpress was SUPRA’s quarterly magazine, produced prior to VSU.