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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.

Semester dates 2021

Event/ActivityWeekJan Semester
(211)
May Semester
(212)
Sept Semester
(213)

Result release from previous semester

Bond Week

11 January

10 May

6 September

Orientation: University Welcome, Faculty & Discipline Information Sessions, Enrolment Assistance & Activities

Bond Week

13 - 15 January

12 - 14 May

8 -10 September

Last day to pay current semester fees

Bond Week

15 January

14 May

10 September

**CLASSES COMMENCE

Week 1

18 January

17 May

13 September

Last day to submit Request for FEE-HELP and SA-HELP Assistance Form

Week 2

29 January

28 May

24 September

Last day to cancel or substitute subjects without financial penalty

Week 2

31 January

30 May

26 September

Late penalty fee of $250 to cancel subject enrolment (Late Cancellation 1 date)

Week 3

1 February

31 May

27 September

Graduation CeremoniesWeek 34 - 5 FebruaryN/AN/A

Late penalty fee of $500 to cancel subject enrolment (Late Cancellation 2 date)

Week 4

8 February

7 June

4 October

Last withdrawal date & Census date (a)

Week 4

12 February

11 June

8 October

Graduation Ceremonies

Week 6

N/A

24 - 25 June

N/A

Last day to cancel subjects without academic penalty (b)

Week 7

5 March

2 July

29 October

Class Timetable released for following semester

Week 9

15 March

12 July

8 November

Continuing Student enrolment opens

Week 10

22 March

19 July

15 November

New student enrolment opens

Week 11

29 March

26 July

22 November

Class registration for all students opens

Week 11

29 March

26 July

22 November

Last day for continuing students to enrol for the following semester without financial penalty

Week 12

9 April

6 August

3 December

**Finalise Assessment Commence

Week 13

12 April

9 August

6 December

Graduation CeremoniesWeek 14N/AN/A13 - 15 December

**Finalise Assessment End 

Week 14

24 April

21 August

18 December

SEMESTER ENDS

Week 14

24 April

21 August

18 December

*Dates are subject to review

**Classes/Finalise 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/Finalise 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.