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


Academic Calendar 2023

Event/ActivityWeekJan Semester (231)May Semester (232)Sept Semester (233)
Results released from previous semesterBond Week9 January8 May4 September
Orientation: University Welcome, Faculty & Discipline Information Sessions, Enrolment Assistance & ActivitiesBond Week11 - 13 January10 - 12 May6 - 8 September
Last day to pay current semester feesBond Week13 January12 May8 September
CLASSES COMMENCEWeek 116 January15 May11 September
Last day to submit Request for FEE-HELP and SA-HELP Assistance FormWeek 227 January26 May22 September
Last day to cancel or substitute subjects without financial penaltyWeek 229 January28 May24 September
Late penalty fee of $250 to cancel subject enrolment (Late Cancellation 1 date)Week 330 January29 May25 September
Late penalty fee of $500 to cancel subject enrolment (Late Cancellation 2 date)Week 46 February5 June2 October
Last withdrawal date & Census date (a)Week 410 February9 June6 October
Last day to cancel subjects without academic penalty (b)Week 73 March30 June27 October
Continuing student enrolment opensWeek 1020 March17 July13 November
New student enrolment opensWeek 1127 March24 July20 November
Class registration for all students opensWeek 1127 March24 July20 November
Last day for continuing students to enrol for the following semester without financial penaltyWeek 127 April4 August1 December
**Final Assessment CommencesWeek 1314 April11 August8 December
**Final Assessment Ends Week 1422 April19 August16 December
SEMESTER ENDSWeek 1422 April19 August16 December

*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.