Planning and Scheduling a PhD Defence

The defence process must be initiated by the student electronically in Mosaic. Once you have logged into Mosaic, navigate to your Student Centre and click the  “My Academics” link.  Then click "Defend My Thesis" to initiate the process.

Please refer to the diagram below and the appropriate sessional dates for more information on when to schedule your defence. 

External Examiner Chart

*Please note – PhD Defence cannot be scheduled during the following blackout periods for 2018/2019:

  • December 17th to January 14th, inclusive
  • August 12th to 16th, inclusive
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