Here are term dates for the main UNSW Academic Calendar. Please check the starting dates for each of your courses in the Class Timetable as they will vary depending on the teaching period.
This calendar is for all students except: Study Abroad & Exchange, AGSM MBA, Medicine (undergraduate), UNSW Canberra, Higher Degree Research, Hexamester.
|Term 1||15 Feb - 13 May||14 Feb - 12 May|
|O-Week||8 Feb - 12 Feb||7 Feb - 13 Feb (TBC)|
|Teaching period T1||15 Feb - 23 Apr||14 Feb - 22 Apr|
|Flexibility week T1 ||22 Mar - 28 Mar||21 Mar - 27 Mar|
|Teaching period T1A||15 Feb - 19 Mar||14 Feb - 18 Mar|
|Teaching period T1B||22 Mar - 23 Apr||21 Mar - 22 Apr|
|Study period T1||24 Apr - 29 Apr||23 Apr - 28 Apr|
|Exams T1||30 Apr - 13 May||29 Apr - 12 May (TBC)|
|Teaching period T1C||3 May - 28 May||2 May - 27 May|
|Term break||14 May - 30 May||13 May - 29 May|
|Term 2||31 May - 26 Aug||30 May - 25 Aug|
|O-Week||25 May - 28 May||23 May - 29 May (TBC)|
|Teaching period T2||31 May - 6 Aug||30 May - 5 Aug|
|Flexibility week T2 ||5 Jul - 11 Jul||4 Jul - 10 Jul|
|Teaching period T2A||31 May - 2 Jul||30 May - 1 Jul|
|Teaching period T2B||5 Jul - 6 Aug||4 Jul - 5 Aug|
|Study period T2||7 Aug - 12 Aug||6 Aug - 11 Aug|
|Exams T2||13 Aug - 26 Aug||12 Aug - 25 Aug (TBC)|
|Teaching period T2C||16 Aug - 10 Sep||15 Aug - 9 Sep|
|Term break||27 Aug - 12 Sep||26 Aug - 11 Sep|
|Term 3||13 Sep - 9 Dec||12 Sep - 8 Dec|
|O-Week||8 Sep - 10 Sep||5 Sep - 11 Sep (TBC)|
|Teaching period T3||13 Sep - 19 Nov||12 Sep - 18 Nov|
|Flexibility week T3 ||18 Oct - 24 Oct||17 Oct - 23 Oct|
|Teaching period T3A||13 Sep - 15 Oct||12 Sep - 14 Oct|
|Teaching period T3B||18 Oct - 19 Nov||17 Oct - 18 Nov|
|Study period T3||20 Nov - 25 Nov||19 Nov - 24 Nov|
|Exams T3||26 Nov - 9 Dec||25 Nov - 8 Dec (TBC)|
|Teaching period T3C||22 Nov - 17 Dec||21 Nov - 16 Dec|
- Standard university teaching hours are:
Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm. If you are enrolled in a class taught in non-standard hours or format (e.g. on weekends or in intensive format), you should refer to the teaching start and end dates on your myUNSW class timetable (or as advised by your course convenor) as these may differ from the standard calendar dates listed above.
- What are T1, T2A, U1 etc?
Some of the dates on this page include abbreviations that refer to specific periods of teaching in each term/semester. These abbreviations are explained on the Teaching Periods page.
Here you can find the key administration dates (other than the term dates listed above) for managing your program: