Important Information and Dates Pertaining to Theses Defences

Please review your responsibilities, and those of your supervisor in the Graduate Thesis Supervision document.

When you are getting ready to write your thesis, you should consult the guidelines.

Please note that templates may be provided by your Department/School or The Learning Technologies Centre, however it is the responsibility of each student to ensure that their thesis conforms to the formatting required by Graduate Studies as outlined in the Instructions for the Preparation and Presentation of Master's Theses document.

If you have any questions, please direct them to the Graduate Studies Officer.

Forms pertaining to theses defences can be found under the FORMS section of our website.

If you're looking to view a previous thesis, you can do so search from the main Scholars page by either the student name or thesis title. You can also get the full list of digital theses then use the facets on the side to filter down.


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