Semester dates summary

Semester dates 2017–2020

  2017 2018 2019 2020
Orientation Week 20–24 Feb 19–23 Feb 25 Feb – 1 Mar 24–28 Feb
Semester one
teaching period
27 Feb – 26 May 26 Feb – 25 May 4 Mar – 31 May 2 Mar – 29 May
Mid-semester break 14–21 Apr 30 Mar – 6 Apr 19–26 Apr 20–24 Apr
Swot Vac 29 May – 2 Jun 28 May – 1 Jun 3–7 Jun 1–5 Jun
Exams 5–23 Jun 4–22 Jun 10–28 Jun 8–26 Jun
Results published 10 Jul 9 Jul 15 Jul 13 Jul
Deferred and supplementary exams 7–11 Aug 6–10 Aug 12–16 Aug 10–14 Aug
Orientation Week (mid-year) 17–21 Jul 16–20 Jul 22–26 Jul 20–24 Jul
Semester two
teaching period 
24 Jul – 20 Oct 23 Jul – 19 Oct 29 Jul – 25 Oct 27 Jul – 23 Oct
Mid-semester break 25–29 Sep 24–28 Sep 30 Sep – 4 Oct 28 Sep – 2 Oct
Swot Vac 23–27 Oct 22–26 Oct 28 Oct – 1 Nov 26–30 Oct
Exams 30 Oct – 17 Nov 29 Oct – 16 Nov 4–22 Nov 2–20 Nov
Results published 4 Dec 3 Dec 9 Dec 7 Dec
Deferred and supplementary exams 29 Jan – 2 Feb 2018 28 Jan – 1 Feb 2019 3–7 Feb 2020 1–5 Feb 2021

Semesters

Each semester is made up of twelve teaching weeks, with a mid-semester break.

Other important dates

  • Census dates lists all teaching periods and discontinuation deadlines
  • Exam dates shows all exam and results release dates for the current year
  • Principal dates has a full list of all University dates.