Principal dates 2005

All faculties

The dates below apply to all university campuses. There are also additional dates for the Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences, and the Malaysia and South Africa campuses separately below.

December 2004
02 Thurs Semester two results release.
January 2005
04 Tues University reopens.
12 Wed Semester one `Enrolment details and fee statement' despatched to all enrolled students.
17 Mon Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations commence.
Enrolment of postgraduate students begins.
21 Fri Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations conclude.
24 Mon Enrolment of first-year undergraduates (VTAC) - first round begins.
26 Wed Australia Day (university closed).
28 Fri Enrolment of first-year undergraduates (VTAC) - first round ends.
February
10 Thurs
11 Fri
Enrolment of first-year undergraduates (VTAC) - second round.
11 Fri Semester one fees due. Students who have not received their `Enrolment details and fee statement' should contact their faculty to check their enrolment status. Last day to add semester one or full-year off-campus learning units without risk of $73 late enrolment penalty.
15 Tues Registration for international students - Caulfield and Clayton campuses.
16 Wed Registration for international students - Berwick and Peninsula campuses.
18 Fri Registration for international students - Gippsland and Parkville campuses.
20 Sun Transition information session for school-leaver students from all campuses - Robert Blackwood Concert Hall, Clayton campus.
21 Mon Enrolment of first-year undergraduates (VTAC) - third round (all campuses).
Orientation begins at Berwick, Clayton, Gippsland and Parkville campuses.
Transition information session for all non-school-leaver students (ie non-Year 12 students) - Caulfield campus.
23 Wed Orientation begins at Caulfield and Peninsula campuses.
26 Sat First weekend school for semester one (Gippsland campus).
27 Sun Host Scheme camp - Berwick campus.
Transition information session for all Gippsland and off-campus learning students - Gippsland campus.
28 Mon Semester one teaching period commences.
March
01 Tues Clubs and Societies day for returning students - Clayton campus.
11 Fri Last day to add semester one or full-year on-campus units without risk of $73 late enrolment penalty.
16 Wed Semester one `Enrolment statement' issued to all students.
21 Mon Student Survival Week commences (Australian campuses only).
25 Fri Good Friday (university closed). Mid-semester vacation begins.
28 Mon Easter Monday (university closed).
29 Tues Easter Tuesday (university closed).
31 Thurs Semester one census date. Last day to discontinue semester one units without 'discontinued' showing on academic record. Last day to discontinue semester one units without incurring fees relevant for semester one. Last day to discontinue all studies by candidates enrolled in coursework programs and in single units to qualify for a full refund of the student course fee relevant to semester one. Last day to qualify for a 100% refund of student amenities fee relevant to semester one.
April
1 Fri Last day of mid-semester vacation.
20 Wed Semester one `Commonwealth assistance notice' forwarded to Commonwealth-supported and/or assisted students.
25 Mon Anzac Day (university closed).
30 Sat Second weekend school for semester one (Gippsland campus). Continues on May 1 2005.
May
1 Sun Second weekend school for semester one (Gippsland campus). Continuing from April 30 2005.
02 Mon Last day for discontinuation of semester one units with `discontinued' showing on academic record. Semester one units discontinued after this date will show as a `fail'.
04 Wed Last day for lodging disputed `Commonwealth assistance notice' for semester one.
June
03 Fri Semester one ends.
06 Mon Semester one examination period begins.
20 Mon Semester two `Enrolment details and fee statement' despatched to all students.
30 Thurs Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester two 2005.
July
01 Fri Semester one examination period ends.
Last day to add semester two off-campus learning unit without risk of $73 late enrolment penalty.
04 Mon Mid-year enrolments begin.
08 Fri Mid-year enrolments end.
Semester two fees due. Students who have not received their `Enrolment details and fee statement' should contact their faculty to check their enrolment status.
11 Mon Mid-year Orientation begins - Caulfield, Clayton and Gippsland campuses.
16 Sat
17 Sun
First weekend school for semester two (Gippsland campus).
18 Mon Semester two teaching period commences.
29 Fri Last day to add semester two on-campus unit without risk of $73 late enrolment penalty.
August
10 Wed Semester two `Enrolment statement' despatched to all students.
15 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two units without `discontinued' on academic record.
31 Wed Semester two census date. Last day to discontinue all studies by candidates enrolled in coursework programs and in single units to qualify for a full refund of the student course fee relevant to semester two. Last day to discontinue any semester two unit without incurring fees. Last day to qualify for a 100% refund of student amenities fee relevant to semester two.
September
17 Sat
18 Sun
Second weekend school for semester two (Gippsland campus).
19 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two units with 'discontinued' showing on the academic record. Semester two units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'.
21 Wed Semester two `Commonwealth assistance notice' forwarded to Commonwealth-supported and/or assisted students.
26 Mon Mid-semester vacation begins.
30 Fri Last day of mid-semester vacation.
October
05 Wed Last day for lodging disputed `Commonwealth assistance notices' for semester two.
21 Fri Semester two ends.
24 Mon Semester two examination period begins.
28 Fri Last day for submission of applications for postgraduate research scholarships.
November
18 Fri Semester two examination period ends.
30 Wed Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester one 2006.
December
23 Fri University closes.

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

The dates of semesters and terms for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery 2005 are as follows:

First      year Students will follow the normal university calendar
Second      year Semester one
28 February to 10 June
Semester two
18 July to 28 October
Third      year Semester one
7 February to 17 June
Mid-year break
20 June to 15 July
Semester two
18 July to 25 November
Fourth      year Semester one
7 February to 17 June
Mid-year break
20 June to 8 July
Semester two
11 July to 18 November
Study break
21 November to 24 November
Sixth      year 24 January to 11 November
Seven six-week rotations (including one vacation rotation)

Monash University Malaysia

December 2004
02 Thurs Semester two results release.
31 Fri Last day for application for admission for February 2005 intake (for international students currently not studying in Malaysia).
January      2005
01 Sat Public holiday - New Year's Day.
14 Fri Last day for international students (currently not studying in Malaysia and without a valid student pass) commencing in semester one (February) to accept an offer of admission.
17 Mon Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations commence.
21 Fri Public holiday - Hari Raya Qurban*.
Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations conclude.
25 Tues Public holiday - Thaipusam.
February
04 Fri Last day for application for admission for February 2005 intake (for Malaysian students and international students currently studying in Malaysia with a valid student pass), after which a late processing fee of RM100 applies.
09 Wed
10 Thurs
Public holiday - Chinese New Year and Awal Muharam*.
11 Fri Last day for Malaysian students and international students (currently studying in Malaysia with a valid student pass) commencing in semester one (February) to apply for advanced standing.
18 Fri Last day for Malaysian students and international students (currently studying in Malaysia with a valid student pass) commencing in semester one (February) to accept an offer of admission or put in a late application, after which a late fee of RM200 applies.
21 Mon Orientation week commences (all new students)*.
22 Tues Course briefing (Business and Information Technology)*.
23 Wed Course briefing (Engineering)*.
24 Thurs Course briefing (Science and Communication)*.
25 Fri Orientation concludes.
28 Mon Semester one teaching period commences.
March
04 Fri Last day to pay all fees relevant to semester one, after which a late payment penalty of RM100 and a penalty of RM100 for every month of non-payment thereafter apply.
11 Fri Last day to add semester one or full-year units without risk of RM70 late penalty. Last day for late applicants to accept an offer of admission.
16 Wed Semester one `Enrolment statement' issued to all new and continuing students.
25 Fri Last day for discontinuation of any semester one unit or all studies in order to qualify for a partial refund of fees relevant to semester one.
Mid-semester break begins.
31 Thurs Last day to discontinue semester one units without `discontinued' showing on the academic record.
April
01 Fri Last day of mid-semester break.
21 Thurs Public holiday - Prophet Muhammad's Birthday *.
May
01 Sun Public holiday - Labour Day.
02 Mon Replacement of public holiday.
Last day for discontinuation of semester one units with `discontinued' showing on academic record. Semester one units discontinued after this date will show as a `fail'.
20 Fri Last day for application for admission for July 2005 intake (for international students currently not studying in Malaysia).
22 Sun Public holiday - Wesak Day.
23 Mon Replacement of public holiday.
June
03 Fri Semester one ends.
Last day for international students (currently not studying in Malaysia) commencing in semester two (July) to accept offer of admission.
04 Sat Public holiday - King's Birthday.
06 Mon Semester one examination period begins.
24 Fri Last day for application for admission for July 2005 intake (for Malaysian students and international students currently studying in Malaysia with a valid student pass), after which a late processing fee of RM100 applies.
30 Thurs Last day for submission of applications to graduate in 2005 KL, Singapore, Hong Kong ceremonies or in semester two 2005 Australia ceremonies, including the international ceremony in December 2005.
July
01 Fri Semester one examination period ends.
Last day for Malaysian students and international students (currently studying in Malaysia) commencing in semester two (July) to apply for advanced standing.
08 Fri Last day for Malaysian students and international students (currently studying in Malaysia with a valid student pass) commencing in semester two (July) to accept offer of admission or put in a late application, after which a late processing fee of RM200 applies.
11 Mon Orientation commences (all new students).
12 Tues Course briefing (Business and Information Technology)*.
13 Wed Course briefing (Engineering, Science and Communication)*.
14 Thurs Course briefing (Business and Information Technology [optional])*.
15 Fri Orientation concludes.
18 Mon Semester two teaching period commences.
22 Fri Last day to pay all fees relevant to semester two, after which a late payment penalty of RM100 and a penalty of RM100 for every month of non-payment thereafter apply.
29 Fri Last day to add semester two unit without risk of RM70 late penalty.
Last day for late applicants to accept an offer of admission.
August
10 Wed Semester two `Enrolment statement' issued to all new and continuing students.
12 Fri Last day for discontinuation of any semester two unit or all studies in order to qualify for a partial refund of fees relevant to semester two.
15 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two unit without `discontinued' showing on academic record.
31 Wed Public holiday - National Day.
September
19 Mon Last day for discontinuation of semester two units with `discontinued' showing on academic record. Semester two units discontinued after this date will show as a `fail'.
26 Mon Mid-semester break begins.
30 Fri Last day of mid-semester break.
October
21 Fri Public holiday - Hari Nuzul Al-Quran.
Semester two ends.
24 Mon Semester two examination period begins.
November
01 Tues Public holiday - Deepavali*.
03 Thurs
04 Fri
Public holiday - Hari Raya Puasa*.
18 Fri Semester two examination period ends.
30 Wed Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester one 2006 Australia ceremonies.
December
17 Sat Public holiday - Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor*.
25 Sun Public holiday - Christmas.
26 Mon Replacement of Public holiday.

* SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Monash South Africa

January      2005
17 Mon Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations commence.
21 Fri Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations conclude.
27 Thurs Enrolment of local first-year undergraduate and ADP students.
February
17 Thurs Enrolment of international ADP students.
17 Thurs
18 Fri
Enrolment of international first-year undergraduate students.
21 Mon Orientation begins.
28 Mon Semester one fees due.
Semester one begins.
March
11 Fri Last day to add semester one or full-year units without risk of financial penalty.
16 Wed Semester one `Enrolment statement' issued to all new and continuing students.
18 Fri Last day to report errors in 'Enrolment statement' to Student Service Centre.
19 Sat Human Rights Day (university closed).
25 Fri Good Friday (university closed).
Mid-semester vacation begins
28 Mon Easter Monday (university closed).
31 Thurs Last day to discontinue semester one units without `discontinued' showing on the academic record and without incurring liability for fees relevant to semester one.
Last day to discontinue all studies to qualify for a full refund of the student course fee relevant to semester one.
April
01 Fri Last day of mid-semester vacation.
27 Wed Freedom Day (university closed).
May
01 Sun Workers day.
02 Mon Public holiday (university closed).
Last day for discontinuation of semester one units with `discontinued' showing on the academic record. Semester one units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'.
June
03 Fri Semester one ends.
06 Mon Semester one examination period begins.
16 Thurs Youth Day (university closed).
30 Thurs Last day for submissions of applications to graduate in Semester two.
Semester two fees due for continuing students.
July
01 Fri Semester one examination period ends.
11 Mon Mid-year enrolment begins.
15 Fri Mid-year enrolment ends.
18 Mon Semester two begins.
29 Fri Last day to add semester two units without risk of financial penalty of R240.
August
09 Tues Women's Day (university closed).
10 Wed Semester two `Enrolment statement' despatched to all new and continuing students.
15 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two units without `discontinued' showing on the academic record.
19 Fri Last day to report errors in 'Enrolment statement' to Student Service Centre.
31 Wed Last day to discontinue all studies to qualify for a full refund of the student course fee relevant to semester two. Last day to discontinue semester two units without incurring liability for fees relevant to semester two.
September
19 Mon Last day to discontinue any semester two units with `discontinued' showing on the academic record. Semester two units discontinued after this date will show as a `fail'.
26 Mon Mid-semester vacation begins.
30 Fri Mid-semester vacation ends.
October
21 Fri Semester two ends.
24 Mon Semester two examination period begins.
November
18 Fri Semester two examination period ends.
30 Wed Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester one 2006.
December
16 Fri Day of Reconciliation (university closed).
25 Sun Christmas Day (university closed).
26 Mon Day of Goodwill (university closed).

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