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2016 Important dates

While you are preparing for the start of the semester, this is also a good time for you to familiarise yourself with other important student dates that apply to you.

Semester 1

Date Description
22 Feb
2016

Orientation week commences

26 Feb
2016

Semester 3 2015 results released at 4.00pm

29 Feb
2016

Semester 1 commences

2 Mar
2016
Career Fair
4 Mar
2016

Last day for adding Semester 1 courses

11 Mar
2016

Fee payment due date

25 Mar
2016

Good Friday holiday

25 Mar
2016
Census date - Last day for dropping Semester 1 courses without incurring fees
28 Mar
2016

Easter Monday holiday

28 Mar
2016

Mid-semester break commences

8 Apr
2016

Mid-semester break concludes

22 Apr
2016
Last day to drop a Semester 1 course without a failing grade
25 Apr
2016

ANZAC Day

2 May
2016

Labour Day holiday

18 May
2016

Last day to change exam centre for distance and online students 

13 Jun
2016

Semester 1 examinations commence

24 Jun
2016

Semester 1 examinations conclude

27 Jun
2016

End of semester break commences

8 Jul
2016

Semester 1 2016 results released at 4.00pm

8 Jul
2016

End of semester break concludes

Semester 2

Date Description
4 Jul
2016

Orientation week commences

11 Jul
2016

Semester 2 commences

15 Jul
2016

Last day for adding Semester 2 courses

22 Jul
2016

Fee payment due date

5 Aug
2016
Census date - Last day for dropping Semester 2 courses without incurring fees
2 Sep
2016
Last day to drop a Semester 2 course without a failing grade
19 Sep
2016

Mid-semester break commences

28 Sep
2016

Last day to change exam centre for distance and online students

30 Sep
2016

Mid-semester break concludes

3 Oct
2016

Queens Birthday holiday

24 Oct
2016

Semester 2 examinations commence

4 Nov
2016

Semester 2 examinations conclude

7 Nov
2016

End of semester break commences

11 Nov
2016

End of semester break concludes

11 Nov
2016

Last day for adding Semester 3 courses

Semester 3

Date Description
14 Nov
2016

Semester 3 commences

18 Nov
2016

Semester 2 2016 results released at 4.00pm

25 Nov
2016

Fee payment due date

2 Dec
2016
Census date - Last day for dropping Semester 3 courses without incurring fees
23 Dec
2016
Last day to drop a Semester 3 course without a failing grade
24 Dec
2016

University closure from Saturday 24 December 2016 - will re-open Tuesday 3 January 2017

25 Dec
2016

Christmas Day

26 Dec
2016

Boxing Day

26 Dec
2016

Mid-semester break commences

30 Dec
2016

Mid-semester break concludes

2 Jan
2017

New Years Day holiday

3 Jan
2017

University re-opens

4 Jan
2017

Last day to change exam centre for distance and online students

26 Jan
2017

Australia Day holiday

28 Jan
2017

Chinese New Year

30 Jan
2017

Semester 3 examinations commence

10 Feb
2017

Semester 3 examinations conclude

13 Feb
2017

End of semester break commences

24 Feb
2017

Semester 3 2016 results released at 4.00pm

24 Feb
2017

End of semester break concludes

Semester 6

Date Description
1 Jan
1

Last day to enrol in Semester 6 courses

26 Aug
2016

Last day to apply for Semester 6 admission

23 Sep
2016

Census Date - Last day to drop Semester 6 courses without academic and financial penalty. 

1 Oct
2016

Chinese National Day

28 Oct
2016

Last date to drop Semester 6 courses without academic penalty

5 Dec
2016

Semester 6 examinations commence

16 Dec
2016

Semester 6 examinations conclude

19 Dec
2016

End of semester 6 break commences

25 Dec
2016

Christmas Day

26 Dec
2016

Boxing Day

2 Jan
2017

New Years Day holiday

7 Jan
2017
Orthodox Christmas
13 Jan
2017

Results are released for S6