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Semester and research session dates, payments due, last days to add or withdraw from units of study, examinations, vacations and more.

2015 dates

Coursework dates (undergraduate and postgraduate)

LDA = Last day to add or enrol for a unt of study
Census date = Last day to withdraw from a unit of study without financial penalty
DC = Last date to Discontinue Not Fail a unit of study
DF = Last date to Discontinue Fail a unit of study

Coursework dates – Semester 2

Session name and code Teaching start LDA date Census date DC date DF date Teaching end
Semester 2 (S2C) 27 Jul 7 Aug 31 Aug 11 Sep 30 Oct 1 Nov
Winter Main (S2NWMA) 29 Jun TBA 6 Jul 10 Jul 17 Jul 26 Jul
Intensive July (S2CIJL) 22 Jun 19 Jun 10 Jul 4 Aug 7 Aug 9 Aug
Session 2 Early (S2CG) 20 Jul 31 Jul 5 Aug 10 Aug 12 Aug 11 Oct
Intensive August (S2CIAU) 27 Jul 7 Aug 14 Aug 4 Sep 11 Sep 6 Sep
Semester 2A (S2CRA) 27 Jul 7 Aug 31 Aug 1 Sep 2 Sep 13 Sep
Intensive September (S2CISE) 24 Aug 21 Aug 11 Sep 2 Oct 6 Oct 11 Oct
Intensive October (S2CIOC) 21 Sep 2 Oct 9 Oct 4 Nov 6 Nov 8 Nov
Semester 2B (S2CRB) 7 Sep 21 Sep 27 Sep 28 Sep 1 Nov 1 Nov
Intensive November (S2CINO) 26 Oct 30 Oct 13 Nov 2 Dec 4 Dec 6 Dec
Intensive December (S2CIDE) 23 Nov 20 Nov 9 Dec 14 Dec 16 Dec 27 Dec

Research dates (postgraduate research)

Session code Session name Teaching start Census date Teaching end
S1CRR1 Research 1 1 January 31 Jan 28 Feb
S1CRR2 Research 2 1 March 31 Mar 30 June
S2CRR3 Research 3 1 Jul 31 Aug 30 Sep
S2CRR4 Research 4 1 Oct 31 Oct 31 Dec

Enrolment

Enrolment is now open for:

  • coursework students starting in Semester 2.
  • HDR candidates starting in Research Period 3.

Enrolment for HDR candidates starting in Research Period 4 will open on Tuesday 1 September.

If enrolment has closed for your course, your offer to study will expire and you will need to submit a new application at a later time.

To begin enrolment, log in to Sydney Student.

Payment due dates

Session name and code Payment due (domestic students) Payment due (international students)
Semester 2 (S2C) 19 Aug 1 Aug
Winter Main (S2NWMA) Three days after enrolment Three days after enrolment
Intensive July (S2CIJL) 28 Jun 10 Jun
Winter Law (S2CRW1) 28 Jun 10 Jun
Session 2 Early (S2CG) 24 Jul 6 Jul
Intensive August (S2CIAU) 2 Aug 15 Jul
Semester 2A (S2CRA) 19 Aug 1 Aug
Research Period 3 (S2CRR3) 19 Aug 1 Aug
Intensive September (S2CISE) 30 Aug 12 Aug
Semester 2B (S2CRB) 15 Sep 28 Aug
Intensive October (S2CIOC) 27 Sep 9 Sep
Research Period 4 (S2CRR4) 19 Oct 1 Oct
Intensive November (S2CINO) 1 Nov 14 Oct
Summer Law 3 (S2CRS3) 18 Nov 31 Oct
Intensive December (S2CIDE) 27 Nov 9 Nov
SSAF incurral date, Semester 2 (SSAFS2) 30 Nov 12 Nov

Examinations

Semester 2 draft exam timetable released 17 Sep
Semester 2 personalised exam timetable released 8 Oct
Semester 2 exam period begins 9 Nov
Semester 2 exam period ends
21 Nov
Semester 2 results released 8 Dec

Vacations and public holidays

New Year's Day 1 January
Australia Day 26 January
Good Friday 3 April
Non-teaching Easter period (Universities Australia common vacation week) 3 to 10 April
Easter Saturday 4 April
Easter Sunday 5 April
Easter Monday 6 April
Anzac Day 25 April
Queen's Birthday 8 June
Study vacation 8 to 12 June
Mid-year break (Universities Australia common vacation week) 6 to 10 July
Mid-semester break (Universities Australia common vacation week) 28 September to 2 October
Labour Day 5 October
Study vacation 2 to 6 November
Christmas Day 25 December
Boxing Day 26 December

Orientation

Semester 1 23 to 27 February
Semester 2 20 to 24 June