Semester 1 2018 (Australian campuses)

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for vocational education students

December 2017

25

 

25 December 2017 – 1 January 2018 University closedown

January 2018

1

 

1 January New Year's Day public holiday (Monday)
2 January RMIT University reopens (Tuesday)

 

22

 

26 January Australia Day public holiday (Friday)

 

29

 

29 January Deferred deferred exam provisional timetable posted online (from Semester 2 2017)

1 February First progression survey issued for students with an approved VET Student Loan

February

5

1

5 February Semester 1 classes begin*
5–9 February Orientation
5–16 February Deferred deferred exam period (from Semester 2 2017)

 

12

2

16 February Last day to add classes for Semester 1*

 

19

3

 

 

26

4

28 February January census date* for classes starting in January 2018 and ending on or before 30 June 2018. The census date is the deadline by which you must drop a class, cancel your enrolment without financial penalty and finalise HELP and fee payment arrangements. See a full list of census date actions.

March

5

5

 

 

12

6

12 March Labour Day public holiday (Monday)

 

19

7

 

 

26

8

29 March Last day to complete census date actions in person (see 31 March entry)
29 March – 4 April Mid-semester break* (Thursday to Wednesday)
30 March Good Friday public holiday
31 March February census date* (Saturday) for classes starting in February 2018 and ending on or before 30 June 2018.
31 March Semester 1 VCE (units 1 and 3) census date
31 March Cross year 2 census date for classes starting between 1 July 2017 and 30 December 2017 and ending in 2018

April

2

8

2 April Easter Monday public holiday
3 April Easter Tuesday (RMIT holiday)
5 April Classes resume (Thursday)

 

9

9

 

 

16

10

 

 

23

11

25 April Anzac Day public holiday (Wednesday)

 

30

12

30 April Exam provisional timetable for Semester 1 posted online
30 April March census date* for classes starting in March 2018 and ending on or before 30 June 2018
1 May – 13 July Mid-year enrolment period*.

May

7

13

11 May Exam equitable assessment arrangement registrations close for Semester 1 exams

 

14

14

 

 

21

15

 

 

28

16

28 May Personalised exam timetables for Semester 1 available via myRMIT
31 May April census date* for classes starting in April 2018 and ending on or before 30 June 2018
1 June Second progression survey issued for students with an approved VET Student Loan

June

4

17

4–15 June Semester 1 assessment/exam period* (two weeks)

 

11

18

11 June Queen's Birthday public holiday (Monday)

 

18

 

18 June – 1 July Semester break* (two weeks)

 

25

 

27 June Deferred and resit exam timetable (from Semester 1 2018) posted online
29 June Last day to complete census date actions in person* (see 30 June entries)
30 June May census date* for classes starting in May 2018 and ending on or before 30 June 2018
30 June June census date* for classes starting in May 2018 and ending on or before 30 June 2018

Semester 2 2018

Month

Week beginning

Week number

Key dates for vocational education students

July

2

1

2 July Official results release date*
2 July Semester 2 classes begin*
2–6 July Mid-year orientation
4–6 July Deferred exam period (from Semester 1 2018)

 

9

2

13 July Last day to add classes for Semester 2*
13 July Mid-year enrolment period ends

 

16

3

 

 

23

4

 

 

30

5

31 July Full-year census date for classes starting before 30 June 2018 and ending between 1 July and 31 December 2018*.

August

6

6

6 August Deferred deferred exam timetable posted online (from Semester 1 2018)

 

13

7

13–17 August Deferred deferred exam period (from Semester 1 2018)

 

20

8

 

 

27

 

27 August – 2 September Mid-semester break*
31 August July census date* for classes starting in July 2018 and ending on or before 31 December 2018
31 August Semester 2 VCE (units 2 and 4) census date*

September

3

9

3 September Classes resume* (Monday)

 

10

10

 

 

17

11

17 September Exam provisional timetable for Semester 2 posted online

 

24

12

27 September Last date to complete census date actions in person (see 30 September entry)
28 September Friday before the AFL Grand Final public holiday
28 September Exam equitable assessment arrangement registrations close for Semester 2 exams
30 September Last day to apply to graduate at the Melbourne Graduation Ceremony (Sunday)
30 September August census date* for classes starting in August 2018 and ending on or before 31 December 2018
30 September Cross year census date 1 for classes starting before 30 June 2018 and ending before 29 June 2019*

October

1

13

2 October Third progression survey issued for students with an approved VET Student Loan

 

8

14

 

 

15

15

15 October Personalised exam timetables for Semester 2 available via myRMIT

 

22

16

22 October Last day to confirm attendance at the Melbourne Graduation Ceremony (Monday)

 

29

17

29 October – 9 November Semester 2 assessment/exam period* (two weeks)
31 October September census date* for classes starting in September 2018 and ending on or before 31 December 2018

November

5

18

6 November Melbourne Cup Day public holiday (Tuesday)
7 November Enrolment Online opens for 2019 enrolments

 

12

 

 

 

19

 

 

 

 

26

 

26 November Official results release date
26 November Deferred exam timetable posted online (from Semester 2 2018)
30 November October census date* for classes starting in October 2018 and ending on or before 31 December 2018

December

3

 

3–7 December Deferred exam period (from Semester 2 2018)

 

10

 

12 December Melbourne Graduation Parade and Ceremony (Wednesday)

 

17

 

17 December Last day for continuing students to enrol for 2019 – by 5pm close of business

 

24

 

24 December Last day to complete census date actions in person* (see 31 December entries)
25 December – 1 January 2019 University closedown
25 December Christmas Day public holiday (Tuesday)
26 December Boxing Day public holiday (Wednesday)

 

31

 

31 December November census date* for classes starting in November 2018 and ending on or before 31 December 2018
31 December December census date* for classes starting in December 2018 and ending on or before 31 December 2018
1 January 2019 New Year’s Day public holiday (Tuesday)
2 January RMIT University re-opens (Wednesday)

* Standard semester-based vocational education programs and classes only.