Academic calendar (Degrees)

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Academic calendar 2018

Semester 1

ActivityKey Dates
Applications for Semester 1 Intake – 2nd Round Closes26 January
Orientation Week12 – 16 February
Semester 1 Commences19 February
Administration Date - Tuition Fees Must be paid by this date23 February
Census Date - Last Date to withdraw without academic or financial penalty14 March
Higher Education Mid Semester Break16 - 27 April
Higher Education Study Week (1 Week)28 May – 1 June
Higher Education Examination Weeks (2 Weeks)4 – 15 June
Last Day Semester 115 June
Higher Education Holidays18 June – 20 July

Semester 2

ActivityKey Dates
Applications for Semester 2 Intake Open26 February
Applications for Semester 2 Intake Close22 June
Orientation Week23 – 27 July
Semester 2 Commences30 July
Administration Date - Tuition Fees must be paid by this date3 August
Census Date - Last date to withdraw with academic or financial penalty22 August
Higher Education Mid Semester Break1 - 12 October
Higher Education Study Week (1 Week)5 - November
Higher Education Examination Weeks (2 Weeks)12 - 23 November
Last Day Semester 223 November
Exhibition and End-of-Year Activities Week26 - 30 November
Higher Education Holidays30 November 2018
- 11 February 2019

Summer School

ActivityKey Dates
Summer School Commences3 December
Administration Date - Tuition Fees must be paid by this date7 December
Census Date - Last date to withdraw with academic or financial penalty19 December
Higher Education Mid Semester Break24 December 2018
- 4 January 2019
Last Day of Summer School Classes25 January 2019
Examination Week27 January
- 1 February 2019

Applications for Semester 1 2019

1st Round Closes - 30 November 2018
2nd Round Closes - 25 January 2019