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Academic calendar

The standard academic calendar consists of three semesters.

The calendar presents the basic chronological structure of the three semesters in an academic year.

Semester dates 2022

Graduation Ceremonies: 

Graduations will be held in February, June and December each year.  Information about ceremony dates and times for future ceremonies can be found on the Graduation website

Semester dates 2022

Event/ActivityWeekJan Semester
May Semester
Sept Semester

Result release from previous semester

Bond Week

10 January

9 May

5 September

Orientation: University Welcome, Faculty & Discipline Information Sessions, Enrolment Assistance & Activities

Bond Week

12 - 14 January

11 - 13 May

7 - 9 September

Last day to pay current semester fees

Bond Week

14 January

13 May

9 September


Week 1

17 January

16 May

12 September

Last day to submit Request for FEE-HELP and SA-HELP Assistance Form

Week 2

28 January

27 May

23 September

Last day to cancel or substitute subjects without financial penalty

Week 2

30 January

29 May

25 September

Late penalty fee of $250 to cancel subject enrolment (Late Cancellation 1 date)

Week 3

31 January

30 May

26 September

Late penalty fee of $500 to cancel subject enrolment (Late Cancellation 2 date)

Week 4

7 February

6 June

3 October

Last withdrawal date & Census date (a)

Week 4

11 February

10 June

7 October

Last day to cancel subjects without academic penalty (b)

Week 7

4 March

1 July

28 October

Continuing Student enrolment opens

Week 10

21 March

18 July

14 November

New student enrolment opens

Week 11

28 March

25 July

21 November

Class registration for all students opens

Week 11

28 March

25 July

21 November

Last day for continuing students to enrol for the following semester without financial penalty

Week 12

8 April

5 August

2 December

**Finalise Assessment Commences

Week 13


12 August

9 December

**Finalise Assessment CommenceWeek 1419 AprilN/AN/A

**Finalise Assessment End 

Week 14


20 August

17 December


Week 14

N/A20 August17 December

**Finalise Assessment End 

Week 15

27 AprilN/AN/A


Week 15

27 April



*Dates are subject to review

**Classes/Finalise Assessments will not be scheduled on Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday and ANZAC Day. For all other public holidays that fall within a semester, classes/Finalise Assessments will be scheduled.

(a) The above dates relate to standard full-semester subjects. Intensive and half unit subjects have other dates.
(b) 'WF' grade is awarded after this date.