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Academic year dates

2015
2016
2017

Academic year dates 2015

Note: Unless otherwise specified for particular subjects, all examinations are conducted within the teaching period. Different census dates apply for graduate research students (see www.gradschool.uts.edu.au).

Onshore: primary teaching periods
Onshore and offshore: short teaching periods
Offshore only: other teaching periods

Onshore
Primary teaching periods
Summer session 2014/15
Teaching commencesMonday 1 December 2014
Christmas/New Year University recessThursday 25 December 2014 – Thursday 1 January 2015
Census dateMonday 12 January 2015
Teaching ends (for subjects with centrally conducted examinations)Friday 30 January 2015
Centrally conducted examinations commenceMonday 2 February 2015
Centrally conducted examinations endFriday 6 February 2015
Autumn semester
Teaching commencesMonday 23 February 2015
Census dateTuesday 31 March 2015
Vice-Chancellor’s weekMonday 20 – Friday 24 April 2015
Teaching endsFriday 5 June 2015
Centrally conducted examinations commenceSaturday 6 June 2015
Centrally conducted examinations endFriday 26 June 2015
Spring semester
Teaching commencesMonday 27 July 2015
Census dateMonday 31 August 2015
Vice-Chancellor’s weekMonday 28 September – Friday 2 October 2015
Teaching endsFriday 6 November 2015
Centrally conducted examinations commenceSaturday 7 November 2015
Centrally conducted examinations endFriday 27 November 2015
Onshore and offshore
Short teaching periods
March session
Session commencesMonday 9 March 2015
Census dateTuesday 31 March 2015
Session endsFriday 17 April 2015
May session
Session commencesMonday 27 April 2015
Census dateTuesday 5 May 2015
Session endsFriday 5 June 2015
July session
Session commencesMonday 15 June 2015
Census dateWednesday 1 July 2015
Session endsFriday 24 July 2015
August session
Session commencesMonday 10 August 2015
Census dateMonday 31 August 2015
Session endsFriday 18 September 2015
October session
Session commencesMonday 28 September 2015
Census dateTuesday 6 October 2015
Session endsFriday 6 November 2015
December session
Session commencesMonday 16 November 2015
Census dateThursday 3 December 2015
Session endsFriday 25 December 2015
Offshore only
Other teaching periods
January to March semester
Semester commencesMonday 15 December 2014
Census dateMonday 12 January 2015
Semester endsFriday 20 March 2015
March to May semester
Semester commencesMonday 2 March 2015
Census dateTuesday 31 March 2015
Semester endsFriday 5 June 2015
May to July semester
Semester commencesMonday 13 April 2015
Census dateTuesday 5 May 2015
Semester endsFriday 17 July 2015
July to September semester
Semester commencesMonday 1 June 2015
Census dateWednesday 1 July 2015
Semester endsFriday 4 September 2015
August to October semester
Semester commencesMonday 3 August 2015
Census dateMonday 31 August 2015
Semester endsFriday 6 November 2015
October to December semester
Semester commencesMonday 14 September 2015
Census dateTuesday 6 October 2015
Semester endsFriday 18 December 2015
December to February semester
Semester commencesMonday 2 November 2015
Census dateThursday 3 December 2015
Semester endsFriday 5 February 2016

Academic year dates 2016

Note: Unless otherwise specified for particular subjects, all examinations are conducted within the teaching period. Different census dates apply for graduate research students (see www.gradschool.uts.edu.au).

Onshore: primary teaching periods
Onshore: other teaching periods: Graduate School of Health / Teacher Education
Onshore and offshore: short teaching periods
Offshore only: other teaching periods

Onshore
Primary teaching periods
Summer session 2015/16
Formal classes startMonday 30 November 2015
Census dateFriday 8 January 2016
Formal classes endFriday 29 January 2016
Final assessment periodSaturday 30 January – Friday 5 February 2016
Autumn semester
Orientation / Introductory / Transition to studyMonday 7 – Friday 18 March 2016
Formal classes startMonday 21 March 2016
Census dateMonday 11 April 2016
Review weekMonday 25 – Friday 29 April 2016
Formal classes endFriday 10 June 2016
Review weekMonday 13 – Friday 17 June 2016
Final assessment periodSaturday 18 June – Saturday 2 July 2016
Spring semester
Orientation / Introductory / Transition to studyMonday 25 – Friday 29 July 2016
Formal classes startMonday 1 August 2016
Census dateFriday 26 August 2016
Review weekMonday 12 – Friday 16 September 2016
Formal classes endFriday 21 October 2016
Review weekMonday 24 – Friday 28 October 2016
Final assessment periodSaturday 29 October – Saturday 12 November 2016
Summer session 2016
Orientation / Introductory / Transition to studyMonday 21 – Friday 25 November 2016
Formal classes startMonday 28 November 2016
Census dateWednesday 21 December 2016
Review weekMonday 26 – Friday 30 December 2016
Formal classes endFriday 17 February 2017
Review weekMonday 20 – Friday 24 February 2017
Final assessment periodSaturday 25 February – Saturday 4 March 2017
Other teaching periods
Graduate School of Health / Teacher Education (specified courses and subjects only, see below)
Calendar B Autumn semester
Orientation / Introductory / Transition to studyMonday 22 – Friday 26 February 2016
Formal classes startMonday 29 February 2016
Census dateMonday 11 April 2016
Review weekMonday 25 – Friday 29 April 2016
Formal classes endFriday 10 June 2016
Review weekMonday 13 – Friday 17 June 2016
Final assessment periodSaturday 18 June – Saturday 2 July 2016
Calendar B Spring semester
Orientation / Introductory / Transition to studyMonday 25 – Friday 29 July 2016
Formal classes startMonday 1 August 2016
Census dateFriday 26 August 2016
Review weekMonday 26 – Friday 30 September 2016
Formal classes endFriday 11 November 2016
Review weekMonday 14 – Friday 18 November 2016
Final assessment periodSaturday 19 November – Saturday 3 December 2016
Onshore and offshore
Short teaching periods
February session
Session commencesMonday 25 January 2016
Census dateFriday 5 February 2016
Session endsFriday 4 March 2016
March session
Session commencesMonday 14 March 2016
Census dateWednesday 23 March 2016
Session endsFriday 22 April 2016
May session
Session commencesMonday 2 May 2016
Census dateFriday 13 May 2016
Session endsFriday 10 June 2016
July session
Session commencesMonday 20 June 2016
Census dateWednesday 13 July 2016
Session endsFriday 29 July 2016
August session
Session commencesMonday 15 August 2016
Census dateFriday 26 August 2016
Session endsFriday 23 September 2016
October session
Session commencesMonday 3 October 2016
Census dateFriday 14 October 2016
Session endsFriday 11 November 2016
December session
Session commencesMonday 21 November 2016
Census dateFriday 2 December 2016
Session endsFriday 30 December 2016
Offshore only
January to March semester
Semester commencesMonday 14 December 2015
Census dateFriday 8 January 2016
Semester endsFriday 18 March 2016
March to May semester
Semester commencesMonday 7 March 2016
Census dateFriday 1 April 2016
Semester endsFriday 10 June 2016
May to July semester
Semester commencesMonday 18 April 2016
Census dateFriday 13 May 2016
Semester endsFriday 22 July 2016
July to September semester
Semester commencesMonday 6 June 2016
Census dateWednesday 13 July 2016
Semester endsFriday 9 September 2016
August to October semester
Semester commencesMonday 8 August 2016
Census dateFriday 2 September 2016
Semester endsFriday 11 November 2016
October to December semester
Semester commencesMonday 19 September 2016
Census dateFriday 14 October 2016
Semester endsFriday 23 December 2016
December to February semester
Semester commencesMonday 7 November 2016
Census dateFriday 2 December 2016
Semester endsFriday 10 February 2017

Academic year dates 2017

Note: Unless otherwise specified for particular subjects, all examinations are conducted within the teaching period. Different census dates apply for graduate research students (see www.gradschool.uts.edu.au).

Onshore: primary teaching periods
Onshore: other teaching periods: Graduate School of Health / Teacher Education
Onshore and offshore: short teaching periods
Offshore only: other teaching periods

Onshore
Primary teaching periods
Autumn semester
Orientation / Introductory / Transition to studyMonday 6 – Friday 17 March 2017
Formal classes startMonday 20 March 2017
Census dateMonday 10 April 2017
Review weekMonday 24 – Friday 28 April 2017
Formal classes endFriday 9 June 2017
Review weekMonday 12 – Friday 16 June 2017
Final assessment periodSaturday 17 June – Saturday 1 July 2017
Spring semester
Orientation / Introductory / Transition to studyMonday 24 – Friday 28 July 2017
Formal classes startMonday 31 July 2017
Census dateFriday 25 August 2017
Review weekMonday 11 – Friday 15 September 2017
Formal classes endFriday 20 October 2017
Review weekMonday 23 – Friday 27 October 2017
Final assessment periodSaturday 28 October – Saturday 11 November 2017
Summer session 2017
Orientation / Introductory / Transition to studyMonday 20 – Friday 24 November 2017
Formal classes startMonday 27 November 2017
Census dateWednesday 20 December 2017
Review weekMonday 25 – Friday 29 December 2017
Formal classes endFriday 16 February 2018
Review weekMonday 19 – Friday 23 February 2018
Final assessment periodSaturday 24 February – Saturday 3 March 2018
Other teaching periods
Graduate School of Health / Teacher Education (specified courses and subjects only, see below)
Calendar B Autumn semester
Orientation / Introductory / Transition to studyMonday 20 – Friday 24 February 2017
Formal classes startMonday 27 February 2017
Census dateMonday 10 April 2017
Review weekMonday 24 – Friday 28 April 2017
Formal classes endFriday 9 June 2017
Review weekMonday 12 – Friday 16 June 2017
Final assessment periodSaturday 17 June – Saturday 1 July 2017
Calendar B Spring semester
Orientation / Introductory / Transition to studyMonday 24 – Friday 28 July 2017
Formal classes startMonday 31 July 2017
Census dateFriday 25 August 2017
Review weekMonday 25 – Friday 29 September 2017
Formal classes endFriday 10 November 2017
Review weekMonday 13 – Friday 17 November 2017
Final assessment periodSaturday 18 November – Saturday 2 December 2017
Onshore and offshore
Short teaching periods
February session
Session commencesMonday 23 January 2017
Census dateFriday 3 February 2017
Session endsFriday 3 March 2017
March session
Session commencesMonday 13 March 2017
Census dateMonday 27 March 2017
Session endsFriday 21 April 2017
May session
Session commencesMonday 1 May 2017
Census dateFriday 12 May 2017
Session endsFriday 9 June 2017
July session
Session commencesMonday 19 June 2017
Census dateWednesday 12 July 2017
Session endsFriday 28 July 2017
August session
Session commencesMonday 14 August 2017
Census dateFriday 25 August 2017
Session endsFriday 22 September 2017
October session
Session commencesMonday 2 October 2017
Census dateFriday 13 October 2017
Session endsFriday 10 November 2017
December session
Session commencesMonday 20 November 2017
Census dateFriday 1 December 2017
Session endsFriday 29 December 2017
Offshore only
January to March semester
Semester commencesMonday 12 December 2016
Census dateFriday 6 January 2017
Semester endsFriday 17 March 2017
March to May semester
Semester commencesMonday 6 March 2017
Census dateMonday 27 March 2017
Semester endsFriday 9 June 2017
May to July semester
Semester commencesMonday 17 April 2017
Census dateFriday 12 May 2017
Semester endsFriday 21 July 2017
July to September semester
Semester commencesMonday 5 June 2017
Census dateWednesday 12 July 2017
Semester endsFriday 8 September 2017
August to October semester
Semester commencesMonday 7 August 2017
Census dateFriday 1 September 2017
Semester endsFriday 10 November 2017
October to December semester
Semester commencesMonday 18 September 2017
Census dateFriday 13 October 2017
Semester endsFriday 22 December 2017
December to February semester
Semester commencesMonday 6 November 2017
Census dateFriday 1 December 2017
Semester endsFriday 9 February 2018

Graduate School of Health

The Calendar B Autumn and Spring semester dates will apply only to the following courses:

  • Master of Pharmacy
  • Graduate Diploma in Pharmacy (exit point from the Master of Pharmacy)
  • Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy (exit point from the Master of Pharmacy)
  • Master of Clinical Psychology
  • Master of Orthoptics
  • Master of Good Manufacturing Practice
  • Graduate Diploma in Good Manufacturing Practice
  • Graduate Certificate in Good Manufacturing Practice
  • Master of Physiotherapy (subject to accreditation)

Teacher Education

The Calendar B Autumn and Spring semester dates will apply only to the following courses:

  • 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 Applied Linguistics and TESOL (C04305)
  • Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (C04245)
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics and TESOL (C06116)
  • Graduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (C07118)
  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics and TESOL (C11254)
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (C11223)
  • 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 semesters) will apply for the education subjects and the Primary Teaching Periods calendar will apply for non-teacher education subjects.

Notes

  1. Orientation / Introductory / Transition to study:
    Includes: orientation activities; transition to study activities; provision of course/subject information via UTS online, etc.
    Does not include: formal teaching and learning activities; assessment.
  2. Census date: Last day to withdraw from a subject without incurring academic penalty and financial liability.
  3. Mid-semester review week:
    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 period; activity-based learning such as field trips, etc.
    Students must be advised of these activities at the beginning of the teaching period as part of the subject outline.
    Does not include: formal classes; assessment submission deadlines; examinations.
    Students on professional experience placements do not participate in the mid-semester review week.
  4. Final review week:
    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 period; 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 the final review week.
  5. Final assessment period:
    Includes: centrally-conducted examinations; faculty-based assessment and examinations; completion of projects and other major assessment works.