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
|Event/Activity||Week||Jan Semester (201)||May Semester (202)||Sept Semester (203)|
|Result release from previous semester||Bond Week||6 January||4 May||31 August|
|University Welcome & Enrolment Assistance||Bond Week||8 January||6 May||2 September|
|Faculty Welcomes & Orientation Expo||Bond Week||9 January||7 May||3 September|
|Deferred Examinations (for end of semester exams from previous semester)*||Bond Week||8-10 January||6-8 May||2-4 September|
|Last day to pay current semester fees||Bond Week||10 January||8 May||4 September|
|CLASSES COMMENCE||Week 1||13 January||11 May||7 September|
|Last day to submit Request for FEE-HELP and SA-HELP Assistance Form||Week 2||24 January||22 May||18 September|
|Last day to cancel or substitute subjects without financial penalty||Week 2||26 January||24 May||20 September|
|Late penalty fee of $250 to cancel subject enrolment (Late Cancellation 1 date)||Week 3||27 January||25 May||21 September|
|Late penalty fee of $500 to cancel subject enrolment(Late Cancellation 2 date)||Week 4||3 February||1 June||28 September|
|Last withdrawal date||Week 4||7 February||5 June||2 October|
|Census date (a)||Week 4||7 February||5 June||2 October|
|Examination Timetable released||Week 5||14 February||12 June||9 October|
|Graduation Ceremony||Week 5||15 February||13 June||10 October|
|Last day to cancel subjects without academic penalty (b)||Week 7||28 February||26 June||23 October|
|Class Timetable Released for following semester||Week 9||9 March||6 July||2 November|
|Continuing student enrolment opens||Week 10||16 March||13 July||9 November|
|Class registration for all students opens||Week 11||23 March||20 July||16 November|
|New student enrolment opens||Week 11||23 March||20 July||16 November|
|Last day for continuing students to enrol for the following semester without financial penalty||Week 12||3 April||31 July||27 November|
|Medical Program Graduation Ceremony||Week 13||2 December|
|Examinations commence||Week 13||9 April||7 August||4 December|
|Examinations end||Week 14||20 April||15 August||12 December|
|SEMESTER ENDS||Week 14||20 April||15 August||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.