Semester 1 2018 (Australian campuses)

Key dates Activity
29–30 January Registration and enrolment
2 February Orientation
5 February
Semester 1 classes begin
5 February – 8 June*
Teaching period
12 February Last day to enrol or vary courses
5 March 

Census date

The census date is the deadline to take key actions, such as drop a course or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise Commonwealth assistance loans and fee payment arrangements. Courses discontinued on or before the census date will not appear on the academic transcript.

12 March Labour Day public holiday
27 April

Academic penalty date

Courses discontinued on or before the Academic penalty date will appear as WDR on the academic transcript. Courses discontinued after this date will appear as DNS on the academic transcript.

30 March Good Friday public holiday
30 March – 6 April* Mid-semester break
2 April Easter Monday public holiday
9 April Classes resume
25 April Anzac Day public holiday
11–15 June* Exam/assessment week
12 June Queen's Birthday public holiday
18–22 June Deferred/supplementary exams/assessment
29 June Results released 
25 June – 20 July Semester break

 

Semester 2 2018

Key dates Activity
16–17 July Registration and enrolment
20 July Orientation 
23 July Semester 2 classes begin
23 July – 23 November* Teaching period
30 July Last day to enrol or vary courses
20 August

Census date

The census date is the deadline to take key actions, such as drop a course or cancel enrolment without financial penalty and finalise Commonwealth assistance loans and fee payment arrangements. Courses discontinued on or before the census date will not appear on the academic transcript.

12 October

Academic penalty date

Courses discontinued on or before the Academic penalty date will appear as WDR on the academic transcript. Courses discontinued after this date will appear as DNS on the academic transcript. 

24–28 September Mid-semester break
28 September AFL Grand Final Friday public holiday
1 October Classes resume
6 November  Melbourne Cup public holiday
26–30 November Exam/assessment week
3–7 December  Deferred/supplementary exams/assessment
14 December Results released 
10 December – 1 February 2019* Semester break

*Indicates period of time in which publich holiday(s) occur.