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Semester and examination dates

Use these dates as a guide to when your semester starts for most programmes. You may also be required to attend an orientation programme before your lectures start. 

Important note: Please check individual programme information as some courses do not follow the standard semester dates.

Semester One 2020

24 February 2020 – 28 June 2020*

Lectures: 24 February – 12 June 2020* 
Mid-semester break: 6 – 17 April 2020 
Exams: 22 – 28 June 2020*
Release date of final grades: 15 July 2020* (approximately)

Semester Two 2020

20 July 2020* – 11 November 2020

Lectures: 20 July* – 16 October 2020
Mid-semester break: 31 August* – 4 September 2020 
Exams: 27 October – 9 November 2020 
Release date of final grades: 10 December 2020 (approximately)

Double Semester 2020

24 February 2020 – 11 November 2020

Lectures: 24 February – 16 October 2020 
Mid-semester break: 6 – 17 April 2020  
Mid-year break: 29 June* – 17 July 2020* 
Mid-semester break: 31 August* – 4 September 2020 
Exams: 27 October – 9 November 2020 
Release date of final grades: 10 December 2020 (approximately)

Summer School 2020

16 November 2020 – 12 February 2021

Lectures: 16 November 2020 – 2 February 2021 
Christmas break: 24 December 2020 – 4 January 2021. University re-opens Tuesday 5 January 2021.
Exams: – 12 February 2021
Release date of final grades: 8 March 2021 (approximately)

*This date has been altered in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Semester One 2021

22 February 2021 – 18 June 2021

Lectures: 22 February – 28 May 2021 
Mid-semester break: 2 – 16 April 2021 
Exams: 8 – 18 June 2021
Release date of final grades: 2 July 2021 (approximately)

Semester Two 2021

12 July 2021 – 8 November 2021

Lectures: 12 July – 15 October 2021
Mid-semester break: 23 August – 3 September 2021 
Exams: 26 October – 8 November 2021 
Release date of final grades: 7 December 2021 (approximately)

Double Semester 2021

22 February 2021 – 8 November 2021

Lectures: 22 February – 15 October 2021 
Mid-semester break: 2 – 16 April 2021 
Mid-year break: 21 June – 9 July 2021 
Mid-semester break: 23 August – 3 September 2021
Exams: 26 October – 8 November 2021
Release date of final grades: 7 December 2021 (approximately)

Summer School 2021

15 November 2021– 18 February 2022

Lectures: 15 November 2021 – 1 February 2022 
Christmas break: 24 December 2021 – 5 January 2022
Exams: 14 – 18 February 2022
Release date of final grades: To be advised.

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