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Semester Dates

University Academic Year

Semester 2015
First Semester2 March - 29 May
Mid-semester Vacation8 April - 10 April
Mid-year Vacation6 July - 10 July
Second Semester27 July - 23 October
Mid-semester Vacation28 September - 2 October
All Year Semester2 March - 23 October
Term 2015Census
Semester 12 March - 29 May31 March
Semester 227 July - 23 October25 August

Online Course Dates

The following teaching sessions are for the online Master of Business Administration and Master of Nursing Science courses.

Teaching SessionApplication DeadlineRegistration & Payment
Deadline
(once admitted)
Census Date
(once admitted)

2015

Teaching Session 2:
2 March, 2015
16 February, 201527 February, 201515 March, 2015
Teaching Session 3:
20 April, 2015
6 April, 2015    17 April, 20153 May, 2015
Teaching Session 4:
8 June, 2015
25 May, 2015        5 June, 201521 June, 2015
Teaching Session 5:
27 July, 2015
13 July, 2015       24 July, 2015 9 August, 2015
Teaching Session 6:
14 September, 2015
31 August, 2015        11 September, 201527 September, 2015
Teaching Session 7:
2 November, 2015   
19 October, 2015        30 October, 201515 November, 2015

2016

Teaching Session 1:
11 January, 2016
28 December, 2015        8 January, 201624 January, 2016

The following table shows the study periods for the online Bachelor of Food and Nutrition course. 

2015 datesClose of enrolmentClasses startCensus dateClasses endExams end
Study Period 120 February 20152 March 201523 March 201531 May 201512 June 2015
Study Period 220 May 20151 June 201522 June 201530 August 201511 September 2015
Study Period 316 August 201531 August 201521 September 201529 November 201511 December 2015
Study Period 415 November 201530 November 201521 December 201528 February 201611 March 2016

Research Teaching Periods

Study Load for research students is calculated daily using a time-based mode.  Research students enrol in only one subject for the entire duration of their course and receive a final assessment at the successful completion of their thesis.  They consume load daily, and it keeps adding up through the period they are enrolled. Thus research subjects have a moving census date, rather than a fixed census date. The census date for a research subject will always fall within the 24-hour period prior to the date of completion or withdrawal.

The University does divide the year into two Research Teaching Periods as indicated in the table below. However, these Research Training Periods are for Government reporting purposes only.   Research students' study load in each Research Teaching Period is calculated based on their actual days of enrolment.

Period Census
Research 1: 1 January - 30 JuneSee note above.
Research 2: 1 July - 31 DecemberSee note above.

NOTE: For more information about census dates refer to census date explanation and other census dates.

Orientation

Semester

2015

First SemesterCommencing 24 February. Check new student site for details. 

Visit the Orientation website for more information.

International Registration2015
First Semester

Melbourne Campus 16 - 18 February
Bendigo Campus 19 - 20 February
Albury-Wodonga Campus 26 - 27 February
Mildura 25 February
Shepaprton TBC

Study Vacation

Vacation period2015
Mid-year1 June - 4 June
End of year26 October - 29 October