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||7 September|
Orientation: University Welcome, Enrolment Assistance & Activities
|Bond Week||8 January||20-22 May||9-11 September|
Orientation: Faculty Welcomes & Discipline InformationSessions
|Bond Week||9 January||21 May||10 September|
|Deferred Examinations (for end of semester exams from previous semester)*||Bond Week||8-10 January||N/A||N/A|
|Last day to pay current semester fees||Bond Week||10 January||22 May||11 September|
|CLASSES COMMENCE||Week 1||13 January||25 May||14 September|
|Last day to submit Request for FEE-HELP and SA-HELP Assistance Form||Week 2||24 January||5 June||25 September|
|Graduation Conferral (May semester only)||N/A||11 June||N/A|
|Last day to cancel or substitute subjects without financial penalty||Week 2||26 January||N/A||27 September|
|Late penalty fee of $250 to cancel subject enrolment (Late Cancellation 1 date)||Week 3||27 January||N/A||28 September|
|Late penalty fee of $500 to cancel subject enrolment(Late Cancellation 2 date)||Week 4||3 February||N/A||5 October|
|Last withdrawal date||Week 4||7 February||19 June||9 October|
|Census date (a)||Week 4||7 February||19 June||9 October|
|Examination Timetable released||Week 5||14 February||N/A||N/A|
|Graduation Ceremony||Week 5||15 February||N/A||TBA|
|Last day to cancel subjects without academic penalty (b)||Week 7||28 February||10 July||30 October|
|Class Timetable released for following semester (January and September semester only)||Week 9||9 March||N/A||9 November|
|Class Timetable Released for following semester (May Semester only)||Week 10||N/A||29 July||N/A|
|Continuing student enrolment opens (January and September semester only)||Week 10||16 March||N/A||16 November|
|Continuing student enrolment opens (May semester only)||Week 11||N/A||3 August||N/A|
|New student enrolment opens||Week 11||23 March||3 August||23 November|
|Class registration for all students opens||Week 11||23 March||5 August||23 November|
|Last day for continuing students to enrol for the following semester without financial penalty (January & September semester only)||Week 12||3 April||N/A||4 December|
|Last day for continuing students to enrol for the following semester without financial penalty (May semester only)||Week 13||N/A||21 August||N/A|
|Medical Program Graduation Ceremony||Week 13||N/A||N/A||2 December|
|Examinations commence||Week 13||9 April||N/A||N/A|
|All Final Assessment Due (May & September semester only)||Week 13||N/A||21 August||11 December|
|SEMESTER ENDS (May & September semester only)||Week 13||N/A||21 August||11 December|
|Examinations end (January semester only)||Week 14||20 April||N/A||N/A|
|SEMESTER ENDS (January semester only)||Week 14||20 April||N/A||N/A|
*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.