Academic Calendar and Key Dates for UNSW Canberra

UNSW Canberra website

Here you will find key dates for UNSW Canberra students including:

Academic calendar

Academic Calendar201720182019
Summer SemesterN/AN/A26 Nov 2018 - 1 Feb 2019
Teaching RecessN/AN/A15 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
ExaminationsN/AN/A4-9 Feb 2019
Semester 1 6 March - 16 June 20175 March - 15 June 2018TBC
Mid Semester break8-19 May 20177-18 May 2018TBC
Study Recess19-25 June 201718-22 June 2018TBC
Examinations26 June - 7 July 201725 June - 6 July 2018TBC
Mid-year recess10-21 July 20179-20 July 2018TBC
Semester 2 24 July - 27 October 201723 July - 26 October 2018TBC
Mid Semester break2-6 October 20171-5 October 2018TBC
Study Recess30 October - 3 November 201729 October - 2 November 2018TBC
Examinations6-17 November 20175-16 November 2018TBC

Key dates

Event20172018
Applications for Postgraduate study in Semester 1 close8 March7 March
S1 commences6  March5  March
Last day to add S1 courses via myUNSW12 March11 March
Last day to drop S1 courses without financial penalty31 March31 March
Provisional examination timetable released for S121 April20 April
Last day to drop S1 courses without academic penalty30 April29 April
Last day to report exam clashes for S15 May4 May
Mid Semester Break8 - 19 May7 - 18 May
Final examination timetable released2 June1 June
Semester 1 ends16 June15 June
S1 study recess19 - 25 June18 - 22 June
Examinations (UG students only)26 June - 7 July25 June - 6 July
Mid-Year recess10 - 21 July9 - 20 July
S1 results published on myUNSW20 July19 July
Applications for Postgraduate study in Semester 2 close17 July20 June
S2 commences24 July23 July
Last day to add S2 courses via myUNSW30 July29 July
ADFA Open Day26 August25 August
Last day to drop S2 courses without financial penalty31 August31 August
Provisional exam timetable for S2 released8 September7 September
Last day to drop S2 courses without academic penalty17 September16 September
Last day to report exam clashes for S222 September21 September
Mid Semester Break2 - 6 October1 - 5 October
Semester 2 ends27 October26 October
S2 Study recess

30 October -
3 November

29 October -
2 November

Final examination timetable released for S213 October12 October
Examinations (UG students only)6 - 17 November5-16 November
S2 results published to myUNSW30 November29 November
Conferring of degrees ceremony13 December12 December
Graduation Parade Day14 December13 December

Public holiday compensation dates

2017 Public Holidays Compensation Dates - Semester 1:
Canberra Day13 March (Monday lost)
Good Friday14 April (Friday lost)
Easter Monday17 April (Monday timetable on Wednesday 19 April, Wednesday lost)
ANZAC Day25 April, (Tuesday lost)
Queens Birthday12 June, (Monday timetable on Thursday 15 June, Thursday lost)

 

2017 Public Holidays Compensation Dates - Semester 2:
Family and Community DayMonday 25 September (Monday lost)
Labour DayMonday 2 October (Mid Semester Recess - no timetable impact)
Approved ADFA activities - Non Teaching Days for Undergraduate Students (Semester 2)
Tuesday 15 AugustMilitary Training Day
Wednesday 6 SeptemberMilitary Training Day
Thursday 28 SeptemberMilitary Training Day
Friday 20 OctoberMilitary Training Day

Higher Degree Research Key Dates

Higher Degree Research Key Dates
Application deadlines - Please see https://research.unsw.edu.au/key-dates 
Semester 1 Arrival DateNo later than 31 March
Last day for thesis submission (w/out enrolling for semester 1)31 March
Semester 2 Arrival DateNo later than 31 August
Last day for thesis submission (w/out enrolling for semester 2)31 August