Academic calendar summary 2017–19

Higher education

Semester 1

2017

2018

2019

Teaching period

27 February – 28 May

26 February – 27 May

4 March – 2 June

Mid-semester break

13–19 April – Classes resume Thursday 20 April

29 March – 4 April – Classes resume Thursday 5 April

18–25 April* – Classes resume Friday 26 April

SWOT vac week 13

29 May – 4 June

28 May – 3 June

3–9 June

Exams

5–23 June

4–22 June

10–28 June

Semester break                

26 June – 16 July

25 June – 15 July

1–21 July

* Anzac Day Thursday 25 April

Semester 2

2017

2018

2019

Teaching period

17 July – 15 October

16 July – 14 October

22 July – 20 October

Mid-semester break

29 August – 3 September (most programs)

27 August – 2 September

2–8 September

SWOT vac week 13

16–22 October

15–21 October

21–27 October

Exams

23 October – 10 November

22 October – 9 November

28 October – 15 November

Graduation parade and ceremony

13 December

12 December

18 December

Vocational education

Semester 1

2017

2018

2019

Teaching period

6 February – 4 June

5 February – 3 June

11 February – 9 June

Mid-semester break

13–19 April (most programs)
Classes resume
Thursday 20 April

29 March – 4 April
Classes resume
Thursday 5 April

18–25 April*
Classes resume Friday 26 April

Exams

5–16 June

4–15 June

10–21 June

Semester break

19 June – 2 July

18 June – 1 July

24 June – 5 July

* Anzac Day Thursday 25 April

Semester 2

2017

2018

2019

Teaching period

3 July – 29 October

2 July – 28 October

8 July – 3 November

Mid-semester break

28 August – 3 September

27 August – 2 September

2–8 September

Exams

30 October – 10 November

29 October – 9 November

4–15 November

Graduation parade and ceremony (diploma and above)

13 December

12 December

18 December