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 2020
|Result release from previous semester||Bond Week||6 January||5 May||31 August|
Orientation: University Welcome, Enrolment Assistance & Activities
|Bond Week||8 January||20-22 May||2 September|
Orientation: Faculty Welcomes & Discipline InformationSessions
|Bond Week||9 January||21 May||3 September|
|Deferred Examinations (for end of semester exams from previous semester)*||Bond Week||8-10 January||N/A||2-4 September|
|Last day to pay current semester fees||Bond Week||10 January||22 May||4 September|
|CLASSES COMMENCE||Week 1||13 January||25 May||7 September|
|Last day to submit Request for FEE-HELP and SA-HELP Assistance Form||Week 2||24 January||5 June||18 September|
|Graduation Conferral||N/A||11 June||N/A|
|Last day to cancel or substitute subjects without financial penalty||Week 2||26 January||N/A||20 September|
|Late penalty fee of $250 to cancel subject enrolment (Late Cancellation 1 date)||Week 3||27 January||N/A||21 September|
|Late penalty fee of $500 to cancel subject enrolment(Late Cancellation 2 date)||Week 4||3 February||N/A||28 September|
|Last withdrawal date||Week 4||7 February||19 June||2 October|
|Census date (a)||Week 4||7 February||19 June||2 October|
|Examination Timetable released||Week 5||14 February||N/A||9 October|
|Graduation Ceremony||Week 5||15 February||N/A||10 October|
|Last day to cancel subjects without academic penalty (b)||Week 7||28 February||10 July||23 October|
|Class Timetable Released for following semester||Week 9||9 March||20 July||2 November|
|Continuing student enrolment opens||Week 10||16 March||27 July||9 November|
|Class registration for all students opens||Week 11||23 March||3 August||16 November|
|New student enrolment opens||Week 11||23 March||3 August||16 November|
|Last day for continuing students to enrol for the following semester without financial penalty||Week 12||3 April||14 August||27 November|
|Medical Program Graduation Ceremony||Week 13||N/A||N/A||2 December|
|Examinations commence||Week 13||9 April||N/A||4 December|
|All Final Assessment Due (May semester only)||Week 13||N/A||21 August||N/A|
|SEMESTER ENDS (May semester only)||Week 13||N/A||21 August||N/A|
|Examinations end||Week 14||20 April||N/A||12 December|
|SEMESTER ENDS||Week 14||20 April||N/A||12 December|
*Dates are subject to review
**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.
(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.