What type and how much leave is available to higher degree by research candidates?

Higher degree by research students have access to the following leave types:
  • Leave of Absence (requires a reason for request)
  • Special Leave of Absence (requires a reason for request)
  • Sick Leave (requires a medical certificate)
  • Maternity Leave (requires a medical certificate including expected date of confinement)
  • Paternity Leave (requires a medical certificate with expected date of confinement or date of adoption)
  • Adoption Leave (requires evidence of adoption)
  • Recreation Leave (arranged with the supervisor)
Please visit Leave for important information including duration limits and impact on scholarship holders. Leave requests can be submitted via myGriffith > My research > My Candidate Centre.

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