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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.

Graduation ceremonies: 

Graduations will generally be held in February, June and December each year. Information about ceremony dates and times for future ceremonies can be found at the link below.


Academic Calendar 2024

Event / activityWeek                            Jan semester
May       semester
Sept semester
Result release from previous semesterBond Week8 January6 May2 September
Orientation: University Welcome, Faculty & Discipline Information Sessions, Enrolment Assistance & ActivitiesBond Week10 - 12 January8 - 10 May4 - 6 September
Last day to pay current semester feesBond Week12 January10 May6 September
**CLASSES COMMENCEWeek 115 January13 May9 September
Last day to submit Request for FEE-HELP and SA-HELP Assistance FormWeek 226 January24 May20 September
Last day to cancel or substitute subjects without financial penaltyWeek 228 January26 May22 September
Late penalty fee of $250 to cancel subject enrolment (Late Cancellation 1 date)Week 329 January27 May23 September
Late penalty fee of $500 to cancel subject enrolment (Late Cancellation 2 date)Week 45 February3 June30 September
Last withdrawal date and Census date (a)Week 49 February7 June4 October
Last day to cancel subjects without academic penalty (b)Week 71 March28 June25 October
Continuing student enrolment opensWeek 1018 March15 July11 November
New student enrolment opensWeek 1125 March22 July18 November
Class registration for all students opensWeek 1125 March22 July18 November
Last day for continuing students to enrol for the following semester without financial penaltyWeek 125 April2 August29 November
**Final assessment commencesWeek 1312 April9 August6 December
**Final assessment end Week 1420 April17 August14 December
SEMESTER ENDSWeek 1420 April17 August14 December

*Dates are subject to review

**Classes / final 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 / final 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.