Academic calendar

Explore our academic calendar.

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DatesActivities
8 November  2021 - 11 February 2022 Summer Semester (2021/2022) (12 weeks)
3 January Public holiday – New Year's Day in lieu (University closed)
4 January - 11 February Term 1 (6 weeks)
26 January Public holiday – Australia Day (University closed)
15 - 17 February Term 1 examination period
21 - 25 February Orientation – Semester 1
28 February - 27 May Semester 1 (12 weeks)
28 February - 8 April Term 2 (6 weeks)
31 March Semester 1 Census date
12 - 14 April Term 2 examination period
15 - 19 April Public holiday – Easter (University closed)
20 - 22 April Semester 1 vacation (non-teaching days)
25 April Public holiday – Anzac Day in lieu (University closed)
2 May - 10 June Term 3 (6 weeks)
13 June Public holiday – Queen's Birthday (University closed)
30 May - 2 June Study vacation (SWOT Vac) – Semester 1 
3 June - 23 June Examination period – Semester 1 
15 - 17 June Term 3 examination period
27 June - 8 July Winter Semester 
12 - 15 July Winter examination period
11 - 15 July Orientation – Semester 2
18 July - 26 August Term 4 (6 weeks)
18 July - 14 October Semester 2 (12 weeks)
29 August - 2 September Semester 2 vacation (non-teaching week) 
31 August Semester 2 Census date
30 August - 2 September Term 4 examination period
5 September - 14 October Term 5 (6 weeks)
30 September (TBC) Public holiday – AFL Grand Final holiday (University closed)
17 - 20 October Study vacation (SWOT Vac) – Semester 2 
18 - 21 October Term 5 examination period
21 October - 4 November Examination period – Semester 2 
14 November 2022 - 10 February 2023 Summer (12 weeks) 
31 October - 9 December Term 6 (6 weeks)
14 - 16 December Term 6 examination period
26 - 30 December (TBC) University shut down period (University closed)

DatesActivities
14 November 2022 - 10 February 2023 Summer Semester (2022/2023) (12 weeks)
2 January (TBC)Public holiday – New Year's Day in lieu (University closed)
9 January - 17 February Term 1 (6 weeks)
26 January Public holiday – Australia Day (University closed)
21 - 23 February Term 1 examination period
20 - 24 February Orientation – Semester 1
27 February - 26 May Semester 1 (12 weeks)
27 February - 7 April Term 2 (6 weeks)
31 March Semester 1 Census date
18 - 20 April Term 2 examination period
7 - 11 April (TBC) Public holiday – Easter (University closed)
10 - 14 April Semester 1 vacation (non-teaching days)
25 April (TBC) Public holiday – Anzac Day in lieu (University closed)
24 April - 2 June Term 3 (6 weeks)
12 June (TBC) Public holiday – Queen's Birthday (University closed)
29 May - 1 June Study vacation (SWOT Vac) – Semester 1 
2 June - 17 June Examination period – Semester 1 
6 - 8 June Term 3 examination period
12 June - 21 July Winter Term (6 weeks)
25- 27 July Winter examination period
24 - 28July Orientation – Semester 2
31 July - 8 September Term 4 (6 weeks)
31 July - 27 October Semester 2 (12 weeks)
31 AugustSemester 2 Census date
11 September - 15 September Semester 2 vacation (non-teaching week)
12 September - 14 September Term 4 examination period
18 September - 27 October Term 5 (6 weeks)
29 September (TBC) Public holiday – AFL Grand Final holiday (University closed)
30 October - 2 November Study vacation (SWOT Vac) – Semester 2
31 October - 2 November Term 5 examination period
3 November - 18 November Examination period – Semester 2
6 November - 15 December Term 6 (6 weeks)
19 - 21 December Term 6 examination period
25 - 31 December (TBC) University shut down period (University closed)

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