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Academic year dates

See the Academic year dates for 2019 in the archived handbook.

Calendar 2020

Calendar 2021

Academic year dates 2020

Note: Unless otherwise specified for particular subjects, all examinations are conducted within the teaching period. Different census dates apply for graduate research students.

Onshore: Primary teaching sessions (for specified Graduate School of Health/Teacher Education courses, use Calendar B)
Onshore: Calendar B teaching sessions (specified Graduate School of Health/Teacher Education courses)
Onshore and offshore: Short teaching sessions
Offshore only: Other teaching sessions

Onshore
Primary teaching sessions (for specified Graduate School of Health/Teacher Education courses, use Calendar B)
Autumn session
OrientationMonday 17 February – Friday 6 March 2020
Session commencesMonday 9 March 2020
Census dateTuesday 7 April 2020
Mid-session StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 20 – Sunday 26 April 2020
Formal classes endFriday 5 June 2020
Final StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 8 – Friday 12 June 2020
Final assessment periodSaturday 13 – Saturday 27 June 2020
Spring session
OrientationMonday 27 – Friday 31 July 2020
Session commencesMonday 27 July 2020
Census dateTuesday 25 August 2020
Mid-session StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 14 – Sunday 20 September 2020
Formal classes endFriday 23 October 2020
Final StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 26 – Friday 30 October 2020
Final assessment periodSaturday 31 October – Saturday 14 November 2020
Summer session 2020
OrientationMonday 16 – Friday 20 November 2020
Session commencesMonday 16 November 2020
Census dateTuesday 8 December 2020
Mid-session StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 28 December 2020 – Sunday 3 January 2021
Formal classes endFriday 12 February 2021
Final StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 15 – Friday 19 February 2021
Final assessment periodSaturday 20 – Saturday 27 February 2021
Graduate research students only
Autumn session
Session commencesWednesday 1 January 2020
Census dateTuesday 5 May 2020
Session endsTuesday 30 June 2020
Spring session
Session commencesWednesday 1 July 2020
Census dateWednesday 7 October 2020
Session endsThursday 31 December 2020
Calendar B teaching sessions
Graduate School of Health/Teacher Education (specified courses and subjects only, see below)
Calendar B Autumn session
OrientationMonday 17 – Friday 21 February 2020
Session commencesMonday 24 February 2020
Census dateTuesday 7 April 2020
Mid-session StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 20 – Sunday 26 April 2020
Formal classes endFriday 5 June 2020
Final StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 8 – Friday 12 June 2020
Final assessment periodSaturday 13 – Saturday 27 June 2020
Calendar B Spring session
OrientationMonday 20 – Friday 24 July 2020
Session commencesMonday 27 July 2020
Census dateTuesday 25 August 2020
Mid-session StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 21 – Sunday 27 September 2020
Formal classes endFriday 6 November 2020
Final StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 9 – Friday 13 November 2020
Final assessment periodSaturday 14 – Saturday 28 November 2020
UTS Online Calendar (Postgraduate only) See specified courses below.
Session1
Orientation Monday 6 – Sunday 12 January 2020
Session commences Monday 13 January 2020
Census date Thursday 23 January 2020
Formal classes end Sunday 1 March 2020
Session2
Orientation Monday 2 – Sunday 8 March 2020
Session commences Monday 9 March 2020
Census date Friday 20 March 2020
Mid-session StuVac Friday 10 – Friday 17 April 2020
Formal classes end Sunday 3 May 2020
Session3
Orientation Monday 4 – Sunday 10 May 2020
Session commences Monday 11 May 2020
Census date Thursday 21 May 2020
Formal classes end Sunday 28 June 2020
Session4
Orientation Monday 29 June – Sunday 5 July 2020
Session commences Monday 6 July 2020
Census date Thursday 16 July 2020
Formal classes end Sunday 23 August 2020
Session5
Orientation Monday 24 August – Sunday 30 August 2020
Session commences Monday 31 August 2020
Census date Thursday 10 September 2020
Formal classes end Sunday 18 October 2020
Session6
Orientation Monday 19 October – Sunday 25 October 2020
Session commences Monday 26 October 2020
Census date Thursday 5 November 2020
Formal classes end Sunday 13 December 2020
Onshore and offshore
Short teaching sessions
February session
Session commencesMonday 20 January 2020
Census dateWednesday 29 January 2020
Session endsFriday 28 February 2020
March session
Session commencesMonday 9 March 2020
Census dateTuesday 24 March 2020
Session endsFriday 17 April 2020
May session
Session commencesMonday 27 April 2020
Census dateTuesday 5 May 2020
Session endsFriday 5 June 2020
July session
Session commencesMonday 15 June 2020
Census dateFriday 10 July 2020
Session endsFriday 24 July 2020
August session
Session commencesMonday 10 August 2020
Census dateTuesday 25 August 2020
Session endsFriday 18 September 2020
October session
Session commencesMonday 28 September 2020
Census dateWednesday 7 October 2020
Session endsFriday 6 November 2020
December session
Session commencesMonday 16 November 2020
Census dateTuesday 24 November 2020
Session endsFriday 25 December 2020
Offshore only
Other teaching sessions
January to March session
Session commencesMonday 9 December 2019
Census dateTuesday 7 January 2020
Session endsFriday 13 March 2020
March to May session
Session commencesMonday 2 March 2020
Census dateTuesday 24 March 2020
Session endsFriday 5 June 2020
May to July session
Session commencesMonday 13 April 2020
Census dateTuesday 5 May 2020
Session endsFriday 17 July 2020
July to September session
Session commencesMonday 1 June 2020
Census dateFriday 10 July 2020
Session endsFriday 4 September 2020
August to October session
Session commencesMonday 3 August 2020
Census dateTuesday 25 August 2020
Session endsFriday 6 November 2020
October to December session
Session commencesMonday 14 September 2020
Census dateWednesday 7 October 2020
Session endsFriday 18 December 2020
December to February session
Session commencesMonday 2 November 2020
Census dateTuesday 24 November 2020
Session endsFriday 5 February 2021

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)
  • Master of Teaching in Secondary Education (C04255)

For students undertaking C10350, C10349 or C09082, 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.

UTS Online dates apply to the following courses:

  • Master of Advanced Nursing (C04408)
  • Master of Health Services Management (C04409)
  • Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing (C11303)
  • Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management (C11304)

Academic Year Dates 2021

Onshore
Primary teaching sessions (Main Calendar)
Autumn session
OrientationMonday 8 – Friday 19 February 2021
Session commencesMonday 22 February 2021
Census dateFriday 19 March 2021
Mid-session StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 5 – Sunday 11 April 2021
Formal classes endFriday 21 May 2021
Final StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 24 – Friday 28 May 2021
Final assessment periodSaturday 29 May – Saturday 19 June 2021
Spring session
OrientationMonday 2 – Friday 13 August 2021
Session commencesMonday 9 August 2021
Census dateFriday 3 September 2021
Mid-session StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 20 – Sunday 26 September 2021
Formal classes endFriday 5 November 2021
Final StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 8 – Friday 12 November 2021
Final assessment periodSaturday 13 November – Saturday 4 December 2021
Graduate School of Health (Calendar B) See specified courses below.
Autumn session
OrientationMonday 15 – Friday 19 February 2021
Session commencesMonday 22 February 2021
Census dateFriday 19 March 2021
Mid-session StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 5 – Sunday 11 April 2021
Formal classes endFriday 4 June 2021
Final StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 7 – Friday 11 June 2021
Final assessment periodSaturday 12 – Saturday 26 June 2021
Spring session
OrientationMonday 19 – Friday 23 July 2021
Session commencesMonday 26 July 2021
Census dateFriday 20 August 2021
Mid-session StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 20 – Sunday 26 September 2021
Formal classes endFriday 5 November 2021
Final StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 8 – Friday 12 November 2021
Final assessment periodSaturday 13 – Saturday 27 November 2021
Health UG (Calendar C)
Autumn session
OrientationMonday 8 – Friday 19 February 2021
Session commencesMonday 22 February 2021
Census dateFriday 19 March 2021
Mid-session StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 5 – Sunday 11 April 2021
Formal classes endFriday 21 May 2021
Final StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 24 – Friday 28 May 2021
Final assessment periodSaturday 29 May – Saturday 19 June 2021
Spring session
OrientationMonday 26 July – Friday 6 August 2021
Session commencesMonday 2 August 2021
Census dateFriday 3 September 2021
Mid-session StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 20 – Sunday 26 September 2021
Formal classes endFriday 29 October 2021
Final StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 1 – Friday 5 November 2021
Final assessment periodSaturday 6 – Saturday 27 November 2021
Education UG and PG (Calendar D) See specified courses below.
Autumn session
OrientationMonday 8 – Friday 12 February 2021
Session commencesMonday 15 February 2021
Census dateFriday 19 March 2021
Mid-session StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 5 – Sunday 11 April 2021
Formal classes endFriday 4 June 2021
Final StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 7 – Friday 11 June 2021
Final assessment periodSaturday 12 – Saturday 26 June 2021
Spring session
Session commencesMonday 19 July 2021
Census dateFriday 20 August 2021
Mid-session StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 20 – Sunday 26 September 2021
Formal classes endFriday 5 November 2021
Final StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 8 – Friday 12 November 2021
Final assessment periodSaturday 13 – Saturday 27 November 2021
Graduate research students only
Autumn session
Session commencesFriday 1 January 2021
Census dateWednesday 30 June 2021
Session ends Wednesday 30 June 2021
Spring session
Session commencesThursday 1 July 2021
Census dateFriday 31 December 2021
Session ends Friday 31 December 2021
UTS Online Calendar (Postgraduate only) See specified courses below.
Session 1
Orientation Monday 4 – Friday 10 January 2021
Session commences Monday 11 January 2021
Census date Thursday 21 January 2021
Formal classes end Sunday 28 February 2021
Session 2
Orientation Monday 1 – Sunday 7 March 2021
Session commences Monday 8 March 2021
Census date Friday 19 March 2021
Mid-session StuVac Monday 5 – Sunday 11 April 2021
Formal classes end Sunday 2 May 2021
Session 3
Orientation Monday 3 – Sunday 9 May 2021
Session commences Monday 10 May 2021
Census date Thursday 20 May 2021
Formal classes end Sunday 27 June 2021
Session 4
Orientation Monday 28 June – Sunday 4 July 2021
Session commences Monday 5 July 2021
Census date Thursday 15 July 2021
Formal classes end Sunday 22 August 2021
Session 5
Orientation Monday 23 – Sunday 29 August 2021
Session commences Monday 30 August 2021
Census date Thursday 9 September 2021
Formal classes end Sunday 17 October
Session 6
Orientation Monday 18 – Sunday 24 October 2021
Session commences Monday 25 October 2021
Census date Thursday 4 November 2021
Formal classes end Sunday 12 December 2021
Short teaching sessions
January session
Session commencesMonday 4 January 2021
Census dateThursday 14 January 2021
Session endsFriday 12 February 2021
February session
Session commencesMonday 1 February 2021
Census dateThursday 11 February 2021
Session endsFriday 12 March 2021
March session
Session commencesMonday 1 March 2021
Census dateThursday 11 March 2021
Session endsFriday 9 April 2021
April session
Session commencesTuesday 6 April 2021
Census dateThursday 15 April 2021
Session endsFriday 14 May 2021
May session
Session commencesMonday 3 May 2021
Census dateThursday 13 May 2021
Session endsFriday 11 June 2021
June session
Session commencesMonday 7 June 2021
Census dateThursday 17 June 2021
Session endsFriday 16 July 2021
July session
Session commencesMonday 5 July 2021
Census dateThursday 15 July 2021
Session endsFriday 13 August 2021
August session
Session commencesMonday 2 August 2021
Census dateThursday 12 August 2021
Session endsFriday 10 September 2021
September session
Session commencesMonday 6 September 2021
Census dateThursday 16 September 2021
Session endsFriday 15 October 2021
October session
Session commencesMonday 5 October 2021
Census dateThursday 14 October 2021
Session endsFriday 12 November 2021
November session
Session commencesMonday 1 November 2021
Census dateThursday 10 November 2021
Session endsFriday 10 December 2021
December session
Session commencesMonday 6 December 2021
Census dateTuesday 15 December 2021
Session endsFriday 21 January 2022
Offshore only
January to March session
Session commencesMonday 7 December 2020
Census dateFriday 7 January 2021
Session endsFriday 12 March 2021
March to May session
Session commencesMonday 1 March 2021
Census dateWednesday 24 March 2021
Session endsFriday 4 June 2021
May to July session
Session commencesMonday 12 April 2021
Census dateWednesday 5 May 2021
Session endsFriday 16 July 2021
July to September session
Session commencesMonday 31 May 2021
Census dateFriday 9 July 2021
Session endsFriday 3 September 2021
August to October session
Session commencesMonday 2 August 2021
Census dateWednesday 25 August 2021
Session endsFriday 5 November 2021
October to December session
Session commencesMonday 13 September 2021
Census dateWednesday 6 October 2021
Session endsFriday 17 December 2021
December to February session
Session commencesMonday 1 November 2021
Census dateWednesday 24 November 2021
Session endsFriday 4 February 2022

Graduate School of Health

  • Master of Pharmacy (C04252)
  • Master of Orthoptics (C04299)
  • Master of Clinical Psychology (C04300)
  • Master of Good Manufacturing Practice (C04301)
  • Master of Physiotherapy (C04306)
  • Master of Genetic Counselling (C04374)
  • Master of Speech Pathology (C04386)
  • Master of Pharmacy (International) (C04253)
  • Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences (C06100)
  • Graduate Diploma in Good Manufacturing Practice (C06115)
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Human Studies ( C06118)
  • Graduate Diploma in Genetic Counselling (C06127)
  • Graduate Diploma in Speech and Language Sciences (C06130)
  • Graduate Diploma in Vision Science (C07141)
  • Graduate Certificate in Pharmaceutical Sciences (C11230)
  • Graduate Certificate in Good Manufacturing Practice (C11249)
  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Human Studies (C11260)
  • Graduate Certificate in Genetic Counselling (C11277)
  • Graduate Certificate in Speech and Language Sciences (C11283)
  • Graduate Certificate in Vision Science (C11292)
  • Graduate Certificate in Advanced Practice (General Practice Pharmacist) (C11294)

Health UG dates apply to the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Nursing (C10122)
  • Bachelor of Midwifery (C10225)
  • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (C10300)
  • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Management (C10301)
  • Bachelor of Health Science (C10360)
  • Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) (C09018)
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) (C09049)
  • Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours) (C09051)
  • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Honours) (C09057)
  • Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (C10123)
  • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (C10302)
  • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Management Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (C10303)
  • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation (C10328)
  • Bachelor of Midwifery Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation (C10329)
  • Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation (C10351)

Education UG and PG dates apply to the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies (C10209)
  • Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education (Honours) (C09082)
  • Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education (C10350)
  • Bachelor of Education Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (C10349)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (C10392)
  • Master of Teaching in Secondary Education (C04255)

UTS Online dates apply to the following courses:

  • Master of Advanced Nursing (C04408)
  • Master of Health Services Management (C04409)
  • Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing (C11303)
  • Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management (C11304)

Notes

  1. Census date: Last day to withdraw from a subject without incurring academic penalty and financial liability.
  2. 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. Weekend before Mid-session StuVac: assessment and classes may be scheduled.
    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. Weekend at the end of Mid-session StuVac: no assessment or classes except for block mode subjects.
    Students on professional experience placements do not participate in StuVac.
  3. 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. Weekend before Final StuVac: assessment and classes may be scheduled.
    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). Weekend at the end of Final StuVac: no assessment or classes except for block mode subjects.
    Students on professional experience placements do not participate in StuVac.
  4. Final assessment period:
    Includes: centrally conducted examinations; faculty-based assessment and examinations; completion of projects and other major assessment works.