You must upload the following compulsory supporting documents when you submit your online application including your:
If any of your documentation is in a language other than English, UQIDAR will require a copy of the original language document and an officially certified and translated copy. Internationally, one of UQ’s approved agents may be able to help you organise document translation and certification.
Scanned documentation should meet the following criteria:
- All pages of the document have been scanned before they are submitted. If the original has information on both sides, ensure you scan back and front. Many academic transcripts have information on the reverse side including grading scales, which we may need to see.
- Scanned documents can be uploaded in the following formats: doc, docx, jpg, png, txt and pdf.
- All pages (back and front) of your academic transcript and your award certificate must be certified.
Your academic CV should include the following headings:
- Personal details
Include your full name and contact details.
- Educational qualifications and professional affiliations
Include the full title of the qualification, the institution attended and the year awarded.
- Employment history
In chronological order, starting with your current position and specifying dates of employment. Include the title of each position, name of employer, main duties or responsibilities, and achievements relevant to your proposed field of research. Make sure you include details of any research-related positions or projects.
- Research publications
Include articles published or accepted for publication. Mark the three most significant publications with an asterisk. Specify the publication details, your contribution as an author to multi-authored publications, plus the standing of the journal or conference.
- Description of most significant publications
Include a short description for each of the three asterisked publications (max. 200 words each). Explain their significance in the field and why they have made an important contribution. All publications should use an official referencing style (such as Chicago, APA or Harvard).
- Research grants
Only include awarded grants.
- Academic referees
Include the name and contact details (address, telephone and email) of two referees. If possible, include a senior person (preferably your supervisor or the head of organisational unit) closely associated with your current research work.
- Information not required
Marital status, photographs, driver’s license, hobbies and interests.
Award/Degree certificates from graduation/convocation
For all completed post-secondary study, including the institution logo and date awarded. If you have not received a copy of your certificate at the time of application, please provide an official letter from your institution stating that you have met award requirements.
Academic transcript or consolidated mark sheets
For all post-secondary study undertaken, complete or incomplete, including the institution, program, results for every course studied, grading scale, institution logo and date.
Your academic transcript is an official legal record of all the courses you have completed at your higher education institution.
Evidence for meeting English language proficiency requirements
If you have completed an English language test within two years of the commencement date of the UQIDAR PhD Program, please upload your test results.
If you have completed a degree that was taught and assessed in English within five years of the commencement date of the UQIDAR PhD program, please upload an academic transcript or an official letter (on letterhead with the date) from the institution that states that your degree was taught and assessed in English.
Contact details for at least two referees
From persons who can best comment on your prior research experience. UQ will contact your referees directly, but you will need to enter their details into the application form.
Scanned copies of all competitive entrance tests
Competitive entrance tests include JEE, GATE, UGC-NET, CSIR, ICAR, ICMR, DST-INSPIRE, and GRE.
Originals or certified copies may be required depending on your individual circumstances.