This date is tentative, requiring timely return of reports by the examiners which cannot be guaranteed.
Both examiner reports must indicate a passing grade in order for the defence to proceed.
This will allow us to meet the deadline of the GPS office which requires a 4 week minimum notice of the Oral Defence date.
If these deadlines are not met, your defence could be postponed.
When the completed examination reports have been returned, the procedures for Master’s theses are as follows: All students must remain registered and pay fees up until the term of graduation.
You can verify your updated fee statement approximately one week after the thesis submission deadline using the Student Account Menu (Account Summary) tab on Minerva. Thesis students are NOT required to apply for graduation.You can view your final e-thesis on e [email protected] Gill.Students should inform themselves of the policies, procedures and deadlines related to graduation well before they expect to graduate.The student should contact the Graduate Program Coordinator of his/her department regarding the scheduling of the defence.Please take note of the following: All students must remain registered and pay fees up until the term of graduation.commence from the date of thesis submission, but from the time the examiner receives the thesis.When the completed examination reports have been returned, the procedures for Doctoral theses are as follows: date when the defence may be scheduled (i.e., two weeks after the reports are due, and usually 6-7 weeks after initial thesis submission).The student must submit the final version of the thesis electronically to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (see e-thesis) within one month of the defence or by the deadline date for convocation posted on the web, whichever is sooner. Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will inform the supervisor by email that the thesis has been submitted and will provide instructions for how to approve the electronically submitted thesis or to indicate to the student that further amendment is required (see e-thesis supervisor instructions).It is the supervisor’s responsibility to ensure that the corrections to the thesis have been made and that the submitted thesis conforms to requirements.International students interested in a Post-Graduation Work Permit should consult International Student Services for detailed instructions.The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology has internal deadlines of SEVEN (7) DAYS PRIOR to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies initial submission deadlines.