The standard academic calendar consists of three semesters (typically, 13 weeks of instruction and 1 week of examinations).
The calendar presents the basic chronological structure of the three semesters in an academic year.
Semester dates 2018
|Event/Activity||Week||Jan Semester (181)||May Semester (182)||Sept Semester (183)|
|Result release from previous semester||Bond Week||8 January||7 May||3 September|
|University Welcome & Enrolment Assistance||Bond Week||10 January||9 May||5 September|
|Faculty Welcomes & Orientation Expo||Bond Week||11 January||10 May||6 September|
Deferred Examinations (for end of semester exams from previous semester)*
|Bond Week||10-12 January||9-11 May||5-7 September|
Last day to pay current semester fees
|Bond Week||12 January||11 May||7 September|
|CLASSES COMMENCE||Week 1||15 January||14 May||10 September|
|Last day to request review of grade for previous semester||Week 1||17 January||16 May||12 September|
|Last day to request change of program for current semester||Week 1||19 January||18 May||14 September|
|Last day to submit Request for FEE-HELP and SA-HELP Assistance Form||Week 2||26 January||25 May||21 September|
Last day to cancel or substitute subjects without financial penalty
|Week 2||28 January||27 May||23 September|
|Late penalty fee of $250 to cancel subject enrolment (Late Cancellation 1 date)||Week 3||29 January||28 May||24 September|
|Late penalty fee of $500 to cancel subject enrolment (Late Cancellation 2 date)||Week 4||5 February||4 June||1 October|
|Last withdrawal date||Week 4||9 February||8 June||5 October|
|Census date (a)||Week 4||9 February||8 June||5 October|
|Graduation Ceremony||Week 5||17 February||16 June||13 October|
|Examination Timetable released||Week 5||16 February||15 June||12 October|
|Week 6||19 February||18 June||15 October|
|Last day to cancel subjects without academic penalty (a) (b)||Week 7||2 March||29 June||26 October|
|Week 8||5 March||2 July||29 October|
|Week 9||12 March||9 July||5 November|
|Continuing student enrolment opens||Week 10||19 March||16 July||12 November|
|Class registration for all students open||Week 11||26 March||23 July||19 November|
|New student enrolment opens|
|26 March||23 July||19 November|
Last day for continuing students to enrol for the following semester without financial penalty
|Week 12||6 April||3 August||30 November|
|STUDY BREAK (Commonwealth Games)|
|Medical Program Graduation Ceremony||Week 13||5 December|
|10 August||7 December|
|Examinations commence (181 only)||Week 14||16 April|
|Examinations end **||Week 14||24 April||18 August||15 December|
|SEMESTER ENDS **||Week 14||24 April||18 August||15 December|
|Break||Week 15||25 April||20 August||17 December|
|Break||Week 16||30 April||27 August||24 December|
|Break||Week 17||31 December|
Classes/examinations 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/examinations will be scheduled.
* Dates are subject to review.
** In January Semester (181) Week 14 is extended to include Monday 23 April and Tuesday 24 April.
(a) The above dates relate to standard full-semester subjects. Intensive and half unit subjects have other dates.
(b) 'WF - Withdrawn Fail' grade is awarded after this date.