Academic calendar

Explore our academic calendar.

Access the full academic calendar by downloading the PDF (including week numbers) or view the summary of important dates below.

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)
22 SeptemberQueen's Memorial public holiday
23 September  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
23 - 30 December  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)

DatesActivities
8 January - 18 FebruaryTerm 1 (6 weeks)
22 JanuaryTerm 1 Census date
20 - 22 FebruaryTerm 1 examination period
4 March - 31 MaySemester 1 (12 weeks)
4 March - 12 AprilTerm 2 (6 weeks)
18 MarchTerm 2 Census date
31 MarchSemester 1 Census date
3 - 5 AprilSemester 1 vacation (non-teaching days)
16 - 18 AprilTerm 2 examination period
22 April - 31 MayTerm 3 (6 weeks)
6 MayTerm 3 Census date
3 - 6 JuneStudy vacation (SWOT vac) - Semester 1
4 - 6 JuneTerm 3 examination period
7 - 22 JuneSemester 1 examination period
11 June - 20 JulyWinter term (6 weeks)
24 JuneWinter term Census date
23 - 25 JulyWinter term examination period
29 July - 25 OctoberSemester 2 (12 weeks)
29 July - 6 SeptemberTerm 4 (6 weeks)
12 AugustTerm 4 Census date
31 AugustSemester 2 Census date
9 - 13 SeptemberSemester 2 vacation (non-teaching days)
10 - 12 SeptemberTerm 4 examination period
16 September - 25 OctoberTerm 5 (6 weeks)
30 SeptemberTerm 5 Census date
28 - 31 OctoberStudy vacation (SWOT vac) - Semester 2
29 - 31 OctoberTerm 5 examination period
1 - 16 NovemberSemester 2 examination period
4 November - 13 DecemberTerm 6 (6 weeks)
18 NovemberTerm 6 Census date
17 - 19 DecemberTerm 6 examination period

DatesActivities
6 January - 14 FebruaryTerm 1 (6 weeks)
20 JanuaryTerm 1 Census date
18 - 20 JanuaryTerm 1 examination period
3 March - 30 MaySemester 1 (12 weeks)
3 March - 11 AprilTerm 2 (6 weeks)
17 MarchTerm 2 Census date
31 MarchSemester 1 Census date
15 - 17 AprilTerm 2 examination period
23 - 24 AprilSemester 1 vacation (non-teaching days)
23 April - 30 MayTerm 3 (6 weeks)
5 MayTerm 3 Census date
2 - 5 JuneStudy vacation (SWOT vac) Semester 1
3 - 5 JuneTerm 3 examination period
6 - 21 JuneSemester 1 examination period
10 June - 18 JulyWinter term (6 weeks)
23 JuneWinter term Census date
22 - 24 JulyWinter term examination period
28 July - 24 OctoberSemester 2 (12 weeks)
28 July - 5 SeptemberTerm 4 (6 weeks)
11 AugustTerm 4 Census date
31 AugustSemester 2 Census date
8 - 12 SeptemberSemester 2 vacation (non-teaching days)
9 September - 11 SeptemberTerm 4 examination period
15 September - 24 SeptemberTerm 5 (6 weeks)
29 SeptemberTerm 5 Census date
27 - 30 OctoberStudy vacation (SWOT vac) Semester 2
28 - 30 OctoberTerm 5 examination period
30 October - 15 NovemberSemester 2 examination period
3 November - 12 DecemberTerm 6 (6 weeks)
17 NovemberTerm 6 Census date
16 - 18 DecemberTerm 6 examination period

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