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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 be held in February, June and December each year. Information about ceremony dates and times for future ceremonies can be found below.


Semester dates 2022

Event / activityWeek                            Jan semester
May       semester
Sept semester
Result release from previous semesterBond Week10 January9 May5 September
Orientation: University Welcome, Faculty & Discipline Information Sessions, Enrolment Assistance & ActivitiesBond Week12 - 14 January11 - 13 May7 - 9 September
Last day to pay current semester feesBond Week14 January13 May9 September
**CLASSES COMMENCEWeek 117 January16 May12 September
Last day to submit Request for FEE-HELP and SA-HELP Assistance FormWeek 228 January27 May23 September
Last day to cancel or substitute subjects without financial penaltyWeek 230 January29 May25 September
Late penalty fee of $250 to cancel subject enrolment (Late Cancellation 1 date)Week 331 January30 May26 September
Late penalty fee of $500 to cancel subject enrolment (Late Cancellation 2 date)Week 47 February6 June3 October
Last withdrawal date and Census date (a)Week 411 February10 June7 October
Last day to cancel subjects without academic penalty (b)Week 74 March1 July28 October
Continuing student enrolment opensWeek 1021 March18 July14 November
New student enrolment opensWeek 1128 March25 July21 November
Class registration for all students opensWeek 1128 March25 July21 November
Last day for continuing students to enrol for the following semester without financial penaltyWeek 128 April5 August2 December
**Final assessment commencesWeek 13N/A12 August9 December
**Final assessment commencesWeek 1419 AprilN/AN/A
**Final assessment end Week 14N/A20 August17 December
SEMESTER ENDSWeek 14N/A20 August17 December
**Final assessment end Week 1527 AprilN/AN/A

*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.