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Study dates

Key dates in our academic calendar

Coursework and research dates, enrolments, payments due, census dates, exams, public holidays and more.

The calendar here shows some of the most important dates in our academic year. Below that are specific dates for enrolment, payments due, research and session dates (including last days to add or withdraw from units of study). You can also find information on dates at:

Important dates, 2017
1 Jan New Year's Day
3 Jan University reopens
4 Jan Summer School begins
5 Jan Info Day
26 Jan Australia Day
27 Feb Orientation Week (27 February - 3 March)
3 Mar Summer School ends
6 Mar Lectures begin (Semester 1)
31 Mar Census date (Semester 1)
14 Apr Good Friday
14 Apr Universities Australia common vacation week/non-teaching Easter period begins
17 Apr Easter Monday
22 Apr Universities Australia common vacation week/non-teaching Easter period ends
25 Apr ANZAC Day
9 Jun Last day of lectures (Semester 1)
12 Jun Study vacation begins
12 Jun Queen's Birthday
16 Jun Study vacation ends
19 Jun Examination period begins
1 Jul Examination period ends
1 Jul Semester 1 ends
3 Jul Universities Australia common vacation week begins
3 Jul Winter School begins
7 Jul Universities Australia common vacation week ends
28 Jul Winter School ends
31 Jul Lectures begin (Semester 2)
31 Aug Census date (Semester 2)
25 Sep Universities Australia common vacation week begins
29 Sep Universities Australia common vacation week ends
3 Nov Last day of lectures (Semester 2)
6 Nov Study vacation begins
10 Nov Study vacation ends
13 Nov Examination period begins
25 Nov   Examination period ends
25 Nov Semester 2 ends
25 Dec Christmas Day
26 Dec Boxing Day