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Principal dates

2017: selected dates

See the complete Principal dates 2017 in the archived handbook.

September
29Closing date for on-time undergraduate UAC applications (late application fees apply for Autumn session 2018 after this date)
October
132018 University timetable published online
16Enrolment opens for continuing students
30Enrolment opens for new postgraduate students
31Closing date for Australian Postgraduate Awards and University Doctoral Scholarships2
31Closing date for postgraduate research degree applications for Autumn session 2018
31First-round closing date for local postgraduate coursework applications for Autumn session 2018
November
15Closing date for applications for internal course transfer for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2018 (opened 4 September)
30Closing date for application for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework from international students for Autumn session 2018
December
1Applications open for 2018 UTS Elite Athlete Program (Sports Scholarships)2
1Applications open for 2018 UTS Elite Athlete Program Housing Scholarship (Sports Scholarships)2

2018

January
1Autumn session 2018 commences for graduate research students1
1Enrolment period for new graduate research students for Autumn session 2018 commences (ends 9 April)1
1New Year's Day – public holiday
2Summer session 2017 classes recommence (to 16 February)
3Closing date (midnight) for UAC change of preference for January Round 1 undergraduate offers
5Release of results for December session 2017
9Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for Calendar B Spring session 2017
12UAC January Round 1 undergraduate offers e-released (from 7.30am)
19Examination timetable for centrally conducted examinations available for Summer session 2017
19Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for December session 2017
22February session 2018 commences (ends 2 March)
23Last day to submit appeal against exclusion from Spring session 2017
24Closing date (midnight) for UAC change of preference for January Round 2 undergraduate offers
26Australia Day – public holiday
26NSW public school holidays end (commenced 18 December 2017)
29Due date for payment of fees for February session 2018 subjects (all students)
31Closing date for applications for 2018 UTS Elite Athlete Housing Scholarship (Sports Scholarships)2
31Final closing date for local postgraduate coursework applications for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2018
31UAC January Round 2 undergraduate offers e-released (from 7.30am)
February
2Census date for February session 2018 – last day to enrol or withdraw from subjects3
4Closing date (midnight) for UAC change of preference for February Round 1 undergraduate offers
8UAC February Round 1 undergraduate offers e-released (from 7.30am)
11Closing date (midnight) for UAC change of preference for February Round 2 undergraduate offers
15Closing date for applications for admission to graduate research courses from international students for Spring session 2018
15Closing date for applications for International Research Training Program (IRTP) Scholarships for Spring session 20182
15UAC February Round 2 undergraduate offers e-released (from 7.30am)
16Closing date for applications for UTS Elite Athlete Program (Sports Scholarships)2
16Summer session 2017 teaching ends (commenced 20 November 2017)
19Orientation for main calendar Autumn session 2018 commences (ends 9 March)
19–23Final StuVac for Summer session 20178
19–23Orientation for Calendar B Autumn session 201810
23Due date for payment of fees for continuing international students for Calendar B Autumn session 2018
24Final assessment period (including centrally conducted examinations) for Summer session 2017 commences (ends 3 March)
26Calendar B Autumn session 2018 commences10
26Deadline for continuing students to re-enrol in subjects for 2018 without penalty – late enrolment fee of $150 applies from 27 February
28UTS Careers Fair
March
1ActivateUTS O’day
2February session 2018 ends (commenced 22 January)
3Final assessment period (including centrally conducted examinations) for Summer session 2017 ends (commenced 24 February)
7Last date to apply for name change (for graduation program and official graduation documents) and pay outstanding fees/fines owed to UTS for graduation at Autumn 2018 ceremonies
9ActivateUTS Summerfest
9Due date for payment of fees for continuing international students for main calendar Autumn session 2018
9Orientation for main calendar Autumn session 2018 ends (commenced 19 February)
9Release of results for February session 2018
12Last day to be admitted to a course or enrol in (add) subjects for Calendar B Autumn session 2018
12Main calendar Autumn session 2018 commences
12March session 2018 commences (ends 20 April)
12Release of results for Summer session 2017
16Last date for students to have a status of passed displayed in MyStudentAdmin for graduation at Autumn 2018 ceremonies
22Due date for payment of fees for March session 2018 subjects (all students)
23Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for February session 2018
26Census date for March session 2018 – last day to enrol or withdraw from subjects3
26Enrolment of new students for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2018 ends (commenced 31 October 2017)1
26Last day to be admitted to a course or enrol in (add) subjects for main calendar Autumn session 20181
26Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for Summer session 2017
26–30Graduation registration
30Due date for payment of fees for local fee-paying students for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2018
30Due date for payment of upfront or partial contributions for students in Commonwealth-supported Places for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2018
30Good Friday – public holiday
April
2Easter Monday – public holiday
9Census date for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2018 – last day to withdraw from coursework subjects or apply for leave of absence3,10
9Enrolment of converting (course upgrade, downgrade and transfer) graduate research students for Autumn session 2018 ends
9Enrolment of new graduate research students for Autumn session 2018 ends (commenced 1 January)1
16Applications for internal course transfer for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 2018 open (close 29 June)
16–27NSW public school holidays
20March session 2018 ends (commenced 12 March)
23Due date for payment of Student Services and Amenities Fee for all Commonwealth-supported, local fee-paying and international coursework students for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2018
23–29Mid-session StuVac for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 20187,10
25ANZAC Day – public holiday
27Release of results for March session 2018
30Closing date for applications for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework from international students based outside Australia for Spring session 2018
30Closing date for Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend (RTPS) Scholarships and UTS graduate research scholarships for local students for Spring session 20182
30Closing date for local graduate research degree applications for Spring session 2018
30May session 2018 commences (ends 8 June)
May
1–16Graduation ceremonies, City campus
7Due date for payment of fees for May session 2018 subjects (all students)
11Census date for Autumn session 2018 graduate research degree thesis subjects5
11Census date for May session 2018 – last day to enrol or withdraw from subjects3
11Examination timetable for centrally conducted examinations available for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2018
11Last day for graduate research students to lodge an application to change attendance pattern, withdraw, or take leave of absence from thesis subjects for Autumn session 2018
11Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for March session 2018
18Due date for payment of Student Services and Amenities Fee for local and international higher degree research students for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2018
31Closing date for applications for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework from international students based in Australia for Spring session 2018
June
8Last teaching day of main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 201810
8May session 2018 ends (commenced 30 April)
11Queen's Birthday – public holiday
11–15Final StuVac for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session8,10
15Release of results for May session 2018
16–30Final assessment period (includes centrally conducted examinations) for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 20189,10
18July session 2018 commences (end 27 July)
29Applications for internal course transfer for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 2018 close (opened 16 April)
29Closing date for direct applications for specified undergraduate courses and for non-award and cross-institutional applications in main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 2018
29Final closing date for local postgraduate coursework applications for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 2018
29Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for May session 2018
30Closing date for applications for admission to graduate research courses from international students for Autumn session 2019
30Closing date for applications for International Research Training Program (IRTP) Scholarships for Autumn session 20192
30Last day of Autumn session 2018 for graduate research students
TBCInternational graduation ceremonies (offshore) commence (end TBC)
July
1Enrolment period for new graduate research students for Spring session 2018 commences (ends 24 August)1
1Spring session 2018 commences for graduate research students
6Closing date for international exchange outbound applications for Autumn session 2019
6Due date for payment of fees for July session 2018 subjects (all students)
9–20NSW public school holidays
11Census date for July session 2018 – last day to enrol or withdraw from subjects3
12Final closing date (midnight) for undergraduate UAC applications for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 2018
16Release of results for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2018
19Final UAC undergraduate offers (July Round 2) for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 2018 e-released (from 7.30am)
23Main calendar Spring session 2018 commences
23–27Orientation for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 201810
25–26Supplementary centrally conducted examinations for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2018
27Due date for payment of fees for continuing international students for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 201810
27July session 2018 ends (commenced 18 June)
30Calendar B Spring session 2018 commences10
30Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2018
TBCFarewell ceremony for international students completing studies in Autumn session 2018
August
1Applications open for undergraduate courses for 2019
1–31UTS Careers: Festival of Future You
2ActivateUTS Clubs Day
3Last date to apply for name change (for graduation program and official graduation documents) and pay outstanding fees/fines owed to UTS for graduation at Spring 2018 ceremonies
3Release of results for July session 2018
6Enrolment of new students for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 2017 ends (commenced 31 October 2017)1
6Last day to be admitted to a course or to enrol in (add) subjects for main calendar Spring session 2018
7Engineering, IT and Construction Fair
7Internship and Volunteering Fair
10ActivateUTS Winterfest
13August session 2018 commences (ends 21 September)
13Last day to be admitted to a course or to enrol in (add) subjects for Calendar B Spring session 2018
14Due date for payment of fees for local fee-paying students for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 201810
14Due date for payment of upfront or partial contributions for students in Commonwealth-supported Places for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 201810
15Last date for students to have a status of passed displayed in MyStudentAdmin for graduation at Spring 2018 ceremonies
17Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for July session 2018
20Due date for payment of fees for August session 2018 subjects (all students)
24Census date for main calendar Spring session, Calendar B Spring session and August session 2018 – last day to withdraw from coursework subjects or apply for leave of absence3,10
24Enrolment of converting (course upgrade, downgrade and transfer) graduate research students for Spring session 2018 ends
24Enrolment of new graduate research students for Spring session 2018 ends (commenced 1 July)1
24–31Graduation registration
25UTS Open Day, City campus
September
3Applications for internal course transfer for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2019 open (close 16 November)
4Applications open for non-award and cross-institutional subjects for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2019
4Applications open for postgraduate coursework programs, specified direct undergraduate courses and honours courses for 2019
7Due date for payment of Student Services and Amenities Fee for all Commonwealth-supported, local fee-paying and international coursework students for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 2018
10–16Mid-session StuVac for main calendar Spring session 20187
21August session 2018 ends (commenced 13 August)
21Examination timetable for centrally conducted examinations available for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 2018
24–30Mid-session StuVac for Calendar B Spring session 20187,10
28Release of results for August session 2018
30Closing date for Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend (RTPS) Scholarships and UTS graduate research scholarships for local students for Autumn session 20192
30Closing date for local graduate research degree applications for Autumn session 2019
October
1Labour Day – public holiday
1October session 2018 commences (ends 9 November)
1–12NSW public school holidays
8Due date for payment of fees for October session 2018 subjects (all students)
8–16Graduation ceremonies, City campus
12Census date for October session 2018 – last day to enrol or withdraw from subjects3
12Census date for Spring session 2018 graduate research degree thesis subjects5
12Last day for graduate research students to lodge an application to change attendance pattern, withdraw, or take leave of absence from thesis subjects for Spring session 2018
12Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for August session 2018
19Due date for payment of Student Services and Amenities Fee for all local and international higher degree research students for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 2018
19Last teaching day of main calendar Spring session 2018
22–26Final StuVac for main calendar Spring session 20188
27Final assessment period (includes centrally conducted examinations) for main calendar Spring session 2018 commences (ends 10 November)9
TBC2019 University timetable published online
31Enrolment opens for new postgraduate students for 2019
TBCEnrolment opens for continuing students for 2019
November
9Final closing date for local postgraduate coursework applications for Summer session 2018
9Last teaching day of Calendar B Spring session 201810
9October session 2018 ends (commenced 1 October)
10Final assessment period (includes centrally conducted examinations) for main calendar Spring session 2018 ends (commenced 27 October)9
12–16Final StuVac for Calendar B Spring session 20188,10
16Applications for internal course transfer for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2019 close (opened 3 September)
16Release of results for October session 2018
17Final assessment period (includes centrally conducted examinations) for Calendar B Spring session 2018 commences (ends 1 December)9,10
19Closing date for international exchange outbound applications for Spring session 2019
19December session 2018 commences (ends 28 December)
19Summer session 2018 commences (ends 15 February 2019)
19–23Orientation for Summer session 2018
23Due date for payment of fees for continuing international students for Summer session 2018
26Due date for payment of fees for December session 2018 subjects (all students)
26Release of results for main calendar Spring session 2018
30Census date for December session 2018 – last day to enrol or withdraw from subjects3
30Closing date for application for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework from international students based outside Australia for Autumn session 2019
30Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for October session 2018
TBCFarewell ceremony for international students completing studies in Spring session 2018
December
1Applications open for 2019 UTS Elite Athlete Program (Sports Scholarships)2
1Applications open for 2019 UTS Elite Athlete Program Housing Scholarship (Sports Scholarships)2
1Final assessment period (includes centrally conducted examinations) for Calendar B Spring session 2018 ends (commenced 17 November)9,10
3Last day to be admitted to a course or to enrol in (add) subjects for Summer session 2018
5–6Supplementary centrally conducted examinations for main calendar Spring session 2018
10Due date for payment of fees for local fee-paying students for Summer session 2018
10Due date for payment of upfront or partial contributions for students in Commonwealth-supported Places for Summer session 2018
10Last day to lodge application for review of final assessment result for Spring session 2018
TBCNSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) results released (from 6am)4
TBCAustralian Tertiary Admission Ranks (ATARs) released by UAC (from 9am)4
15Closing date for application for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework from international students based in Australia for Autumn session 2019
15UTS Info Day, City campus
17Release of results for Calendar B Spring session 201810
19Census date for Summer session 2018 – last day to withdraw from coursework subjects3
24NSW public school holidays commence (end 28 January 2019)
24–30Mid-session StuVac for Summer session 20187
25Christmas Day – public holiday
26Boxing Day – public holiday
28December session 2018 ends (commenced 19 November)
31Last day of Spring session 2018 for graduate research students

Footnote(s)

  1. Enrolment for new coursework students occurs online or on campus during designated enrolment sessions. New students accept their offer online via Starting at UTS. Enrolment for local research students occurs online via Enrolment. International research students enrol on campus at the Graduate Research School from the beginning of the enrolment period.
  2. Information about the application and closing dates for all scholarships is available via Scholarships.
  3. HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP, local award, and international fee payment information is available via Fees and Payment. Full financial liability applies after the census dates. For onshore and offshore census dates and details for all teaching sessions, see Academic year dates.
  4. Dates for the release of 2018 HSC results is available from NSW Government HSC and ATARs is available from UAC.
  5. Census dates for research degree students are later in the year for Autumn and Spring sessions due to the flexible start dates for these students at UTS. Full financial and load liability applies after these census dates.
  6. Census date: Last day to withdraw from a subject without incurring academic penalty and financial liability.
  7. Mid-session StuVac (Study vacation):
    Includes: one day on which formal classes may be scheduled to make up for those missed due to public holidays or University emergencies in the first half of the teaching session; activity-based learning such as field trips, etc.
    Students must be advised of these activities at the beginning of the teaching session as part of the subject outline.
    Does not include: formal classes; assessment submission deadlines; examinations.
    Students on professional experience placements do not participate in StuVac.
  8. Final StuVac (Study vacation):
    Includes: one day on which formal classes may be scheduled to make up for those missed due to public holidays or University emergencies in the second half of the teaching session; non-compulsory review/revision sessions for students.
    Does not include: formal classes; assessment deadlines.
    Faculties must not introduce any new material in this week (with the exception of the catch-up class schedule due to public holidays or University emergencies).
    Students on professional experience placements do not participate in StuVac.
  9. Final assessment period:
    Includes: centrally conducted examinations; faculty-based assessment and examinations; completion of projects and other major assessment works.
  10. Calendar B Autumn and Spring session dates apply to the following courses.

    Graduate School of Health

    • Master of Pharmacy (C04252)
    • Master of Pharmacy (International) (C04253)
    • Master of Clinical Psychology (C04300)
    • Master of Orthoptics (C04299)
    • Master of Good Manufacturing Practice (C04301)
    • Graduate Diploma in Good Manufacturing Practice (C06115)
    • Graduate Certificate in Good Manufacturing Practice (C11249)
    • Master of Physiotherapy (C04306)

    Teacher Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education (C10350)
    • Bachelor of Education Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (C10349)
    • Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education (Honours) (C09082)
    • Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Primary Education (C09080)
    • Master of Teaching in Secondary Education (C04255)

    For students undertaking C10350, C09082 or C10349, the specific Teacher Education calendar (i.e. Calendar B Autumn and Spring sessions) applies for the education subjects and the Primary Teaching Session calendar applies for non-teacher education subjects.

Note

Information is correct as at September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary any information described in Principal dates 2018 without notice.