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Postgraduate Deadlines for enrolments and withdrawals | Fee policy




2016

January
1 New Year's Day
4 University reopens
5 Info Day
6 Summer School starts
26 Australia Day

February
22-26 Orientation week
26 Summer School ends
29 Lectures commence (Semester 1)
March
11 Last day to add/enrol for a unit of study (Semester 1)
25 Universities Australia common vacation week/non-teaching Easter period begins
25 Good Friday
28 Easter Monday
31 Withdrawal census date (Semester 1)
April
1 Universities Australia common vacation week/non-teaching Easter period ends
22 Last day to Discontinue Not Fail (Semester 1)
25 ANZAC Day
May
No events in May.
June
3 Last day of lectures (Semester 1)
3 Last day to Discontinue Fail (Semester 1)
6-10 Study vacation (Semester 1)
13 Queen's Birthday
14-25 Examination period (Semester 1)
25 Semester 1 ends
July
4-8 Universities Australia common vacation week
25 Lectures commence (Semester 2)
August
5 Last day to add/enrol for a unit of study (Semester 2)
31 Withdrawal census date (Semester 2)
September
9 Last day to Discontinue Not Fail (Semester 2)
26-30 Universities Australia common vacation week starts 
October
3 Labour Day
28 Last day of lectures (Semester 2)
28 Last day to Discontinue Fail (Semester 2)
31 Study vacation commences (Semester 2)
November
4 Study vacation ends (Semester 2)
7-19 Examination period (Semester 2)
19 Semester 2 ends
December
25 Christmas Day
26 Boxing Day

2016 Postgraduate Deadlines for enrolments and withdrawals

SEMESTER ONE (March)

Semester-length units Session 1 (S1C)
Last day to add (2) Friday 11 March(3)
Last day to withdraw Tuesday 31 March
Last day to discontinue without failure (DC) Week 7 of teaching (4)
Intensive units (January to June)
Last day to add (2) At least 8 weeks prior to class commencement(3)
Last day to withdraw Close of business on first day of classes
Last day to discontinue without failure (DC) Prior to commencement of the final unit assessment (4)

SEMESTER TWO (July)

Semester-length units Session 2 (S2C)
Last day to add (2) Friday 5 August(3)
Last day to withdraw Monday 31 August
Last day to discontinue without failure (DC) Week 7 of teaching (4)
Intensive units (July - December)
Last day to add (2) At least 8 weeks prior to class commencement (3)
Last day to withdraw Close of business on first day of classes
Last day to discontinue without failure (DC) Prior to commencement of the final unit assessment (4)

2016 Fee policy

100% tuition fee liability or FEE-HELP debt will be incurred after the relevant census date below. No refund is payable for withdrawal requests received subsequent to these dates. #Where a census date falls on a weekend/public holiday, a withdrawal request must be received on the preceding working day.

Session(s) Census date Session(s) Census date
Semester 1 2016 units Semester 2 2016 units
101 (S1CIJA) 29 January 107 (S2CIJL) 31 July
102 (S1CIFE) 26 February 108 (S2CIAU) 31 August
103 (S1CIMR) 31 March 2 (S2C), 9 (S2CRA) 31 August
1(S1C), 7 (S1CRA) 31 March 109 (S2CISE) 30 September
104 (S1CIAP) 27 April 10 (S2CRB) 25 September
8 (S1CRB) 8 May 110 (S2CIOC) 31 October
105 (S1CIMY) 31 May 111 (S2CINO) 30 November
106 (S1CIJN) 23 June 112 (S2CIDE) 10 December

Note: Sydney Law School requests students intending to withdraw from an intensive unit of study do so no later than the close of business on the first day of classes. Withdrawal requests received subsequent to the first day of classes may incur an administration fee.

(1)Students are required to make themselves available for the duration of the scheduled exam period at the end of each semester (or on the dates specified by the Unit Coordinator in the case of an early or late intensive unit) to complete their exams. Please consult the Exams, Results & Extensions
(2)Requests to add units of study subsequent to students receiving their semester fee invoice must be accompanied by payment if the request results in an additional fee liability being incurred. Students may view their Statement of Fees Due and make online payment through MyUni
(3)Students are strongly advised to finalise enrolment and payment of units of study as soon as possible to ensure pre-class details (reading materials, LMS access, presentation topics, etc) are available prior to commencement of classes. Enrolments may be capped in units where the maximum venue capacity has been reached. Students must attend at least 70% of classes in order to satisfy class attendance requirements. Participation in all scheduled sessions of an intensive unit is essential. Exemption may only be considered by the Unit Coordinator/Lecturer upon satisfactory evidence of compelling grounds i.e. sudden illness or serious misadventure which occur during an intensive unit. Students with an unsatisfactory attendance record may be refused permission to undertake assessment tasks in the unit, and must therefore discontinue the unit.
(4)Requests to withdraw from a unit of study subsequent to the relevant census date will result in a “Discontinued – not to count as failure” (DC). Criteria for awarding a DC is available at Postgraduate Coursework Exams, Results & Extensions. Students who do not formally discontinue (DC), fail to meet the minimum 70% class attendance requirement or satisfactorily attempt all assessment tasks set out in their unit of study may receive an Absent Fail (AF) grade for the unit concerned.