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2016
2017
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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.

Onshore: Primary teaching sessions
Onshore: Other teaching sessions: Graduate School of Health/Teacher Education
Onshore and offshore: Short teaching sessions
Offshore only: Other teaching sessions

Onshore
Primary teaching sessions
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 session
Orientation and preparation weeksMonday 7 – Friday 18 March 2016
Formal classes startMonday 21 March 2016
Census dateMonday 11 April 2016
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 25 April – Sunday 1 May 2016
Formal classes endFriday 10 June 2016
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 13 – Friday 17 June 2016
Final assessment periodSaturday 18 June – Saturday 2 July 2016
Spring session
Orientation and preparation weekMonday 25 – Friday 29 July 2016
Formal classes startMonday 1 August 2016
Census dateFriday 26 August 2016
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 12 – Sunday 18 September 2016
Formal classes endFriday 21 October 2016
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 24 – Friday 28 October 2016
Final assessment periodSaturday 29 October – Saturday 12 November 2016
Summer session 2016
Orientation and preparation weekMonday 21 – Friday 25 November 2016
Formal classes startMonday 28 November 2016
Census dateWednesday 21 December 2016
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 26 December 2016 – Sunday 1 January 2017
Formal classes endFriday 17 February 2017
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 20 – Friday 24 February 2017
Final assessment periodSaturday 25 February – Saturday 4 March 2017
Graduate research students only
Autumn session
Session commencesFriday 1 January 2016
Census dateFriday 13 May 2016
Session endsThursday 30 June 2016
Spring session
Session commencesFriday 1 July 2016
Census dateFriday 14 October 2016
Session endsSaturday 31 December 2016
Other teaching sessions
Graduate School of Health/Teacher Education (specified courses and subjects only, see below)
Calendar B Autumn session
Orientation and preparation weekMonday 22 – Friday 26 February 2016
Formal classes startMonday 29 February 2016
Census dateMonday 11 April 2016
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 25 April – Sunday 1 May 2016
Formal classes endFriday 10 June 2016
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 13 – Friday 17 June 2016
Final assessment periodSaturday 18 June – Saturday 2 July 2016
Calendar B Spring session
Orientation and preparation weekMonday 25 – Friday 29 July 2016
Formal classes startMonday 1 August 2016
Census dateFriday 26 August 2016
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 26 September – Sunday 2 October 2016
Formal classes endFriday 11 November 2016
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 14 – Friday 18 November 2016
Final assessment periodSaturday 19 November – Saturday 3 December 2016
Onshore and offshore
Short teaching sessions
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 session
Session commencesMonday 14 December 2015
Census dateFriday 8 January 2016
Session endsFriday 18 March 2016
March to May session
Session commencesMonday 7 March 2016
Census dateFriday 1 April 2016
Session endsFriday 10 June 2016
May to July session
Session commencesMonday 18 April 2016
Census dateFriday 13 May 2016
Session endsFriday 22 July 2016
July to September session
Session commencesMonday 6 June 2016
Census dateWednesday 13 July 2016
Session endsFriday 9 September 2016
August to October session
Session commencesMonday 8 August 2016
Census dateFriday 2 September 2016
Session endsFriday 11 November 2016
October to December session
Session commencesMonday 19 September 2016
Census dateFriday 14 October 2016
Session endsFriday 23 December 2016
December to February session
Session commencesMonday 7 November 2016
Census dateFriday 2 December 2016
Session 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.

Onshore: Primary teaching sessions
Onshore: Other teaching sessions: Graduate School of Health/Teacher Education
Onshore and offshore: Short teaching sessions
Offshore only: Other teaching sessions

Onshore
Primary teaching sessions
Autumn session
Orientation and preparation weeksMonday 6 – Friday 17 March 2017
Formal classes startMonday 20 March 2017
Census dateMonday 10 April 2017
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 24 – Sunday 30 April 2017
Formal classes endFriday 9 June 2017
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 12 – Friday 16 June 2017
Final assessment periodSaturday 17 June – Saturday 1 July 2017
Spring session
Orientation and preparation weekMonday 24 – Friday 28 July 2017
Formal classes startMonday 31 July 2017
Census dateFriday 25 August 2017
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 11 – Sunday 17 September 2017
Formal classes endFriday 20 October 2017
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 23 – Friday 27 October 2017
Final assessment periodSaturday 28 October – Saturday 11 November 2017
Summer session 2017
Orientation and preparation weekMonday 20 – Friday 24 November 2017
Formal classes startMonday 27 November 2017
Census dateWednesday 20 December 2017
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 25 – Sunday 31 December 2017
Formal classes endFriday 16 February 2018
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 19 – Friday 23 February 2018
Final assessment periodSaturday 24 February – Saturday 3 March 2018
Graduate research students only
Autumn session
Session commencesSunday 1 January 2017
Census dateFriday 12 May 2017
Session endsFriday 30 June 2017
Spring session
Session commencesSaturday 1 July 2017
Census dateFriday 13 October 2017
Session endsSunday 31 December 2017
Other teaching sessions
Graduate School of Health/Teacher Education (specified courses and subjects only, see below)
Calendar B Autumn session
Orientation and preparation weekMonday 20 – Friday 24 February 2017
Formal classes startMonday 27 February 2017
Census dateMonday 10 April 2017
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 24 – Sunday 30 April 2017
Formal classes endFriday 9 June 2017
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 12 – Friday 16 June 2017
Final assessment periodSaturday 17 June – Saturday 1 July 2017
Calendar B Spring session
Orientation and preparation weekMonday 24 – Friday 28 July 2017
Formal classes startMonday 31 July 2017
Census dateFriday 25 August 2017
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 25 September – Sunday 1 October 2017
Formal classes endFriday 10 November 2017
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 13 – Friday 17 November 2017
Final assessment periodSaturday 18 November – Saturday 2 December 2017
Onshore and offshore
Short teaching sessions
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 session
Session commencesMonday 12 December 2016
Census dateFriday 6 January 2017
Session endsFriday 17 March 2017
March to May session
Session commencesMonday 6 March 2017
Census dateMonday 27 March 2017
Session endsFriday 9 June 2017
May to July session
Session commencesMonday 17 April 2017
Census dateFriday 12 May 2017
Session endsFriday 21 July 2017
July to September session
Session commencesMonday 5 June 2017
Census dateWednesday 12 July 2017
Session endsFriday 8 September 2017
August to October session
Session commencesMonday 7 August 2017
Census dateFriday 1 September 2017
Session endsFriday 10 November 2017
October to December session
Session commencesMonday 18 September 2017
Census dateFriday 13 October 2017
Session endsFriday 22 December 2017
December to February session
Session commencesMonday 6 November 2017
Census dateFriday 1 December 2017
Session endsFriday 9 February 2018

Academic year dates 2018

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
Onshore: Other teaching sessions: Graduate School of Health/Teacher Education
Onshore and offshore: Short teaching sessions
Offshore only: Other teaching sessions

Onshore
Primary teaching sessions
Autumn session
Orientation and preparation weeksMonday 5 – Friday 16 March 2018
Formal classes startMonday 19 March 2018
Census dateMonday 9 April 2018
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 23 – Sunday 29 April 2018
Formal classes endFriday 8 June 2018
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 11 – Sunday 17 June 2018
Final assessment periodSaturday 16 – Saturday 30 June 2018
Spring session
Orientation and preparation weekMonday 23 – Friday 27 July 2018
Formal classes startMonday 30 July 2018
Census dateFriday 24 August 2018
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 10 – Sunday 16 September 2018
Formal classes endFriday 19 October 2018
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 22 – Sunday 28 October 2018
Final assessment periodSaturday 27 October – Saturday 10 November 2018
Summer session 2018
Orientation and preparation weekMonday 19 – Friday 23 November 2018
Formal classes startMonday 26 November 2018
Census dateWednesday 19 December 2018
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 24 – Sunday 30 December 2018
Formal classes endFriday 15 February 2019
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 18 – Sunday 24 February 2019
Final assessment periodSaturday 23 February – Saturday 2 March 2019
Graduate research students only
Autumn session
Session commencesMonday 1 January 2018
Census dateFriday 11 May 2018
Session endsSaturday 30 June 2018
Spring session
Session commencesSunday 1 July 2018
Census dateFriday 12 October 2018
Session endsMonday 31 December 2018
Other teaching sessions
Graduate School of Health/Teacher Education (specified courses and subjects only, see below)
Calendar B Autumn session
Orientation and preparation weekMonday 19 – Friday 23 February 2018
Formal classes startMonday 26 February 2018
Census dateMonday 9 April 2018
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 23 – Sunday 29 April 2018
Formal classes endFriday 8 June 2018
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 11 – Sunday 17 June 2018
Final assessment periodSaturday 16 – Saturday 30 June 2018
Calendar B Spring session
Orientation and preparation weekMonday 23 – Friday 27 July 2018
Formal classes startMonday 30 July 2018
Census dateFriday 24 August 2018
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 24 – Sunday 30 September 2018
Formal classes endFriday 9 November 2018
StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 12 – Sunday 18 November 2018
Final assessment periodSaturday 17 November – Saturday 1 December 2018
Onshore and offshore
Short teaching sessions
February session
Session commencesMonday 22 January 2018
Census dateFriday 2 February 2018
Session endsFriday 2 March 2018
March session
Session commencesMonday 12 March 2018
Census dateMonday 26 March 2018
Session endsFriday 20 April 2018
May session
Session commencesMonday 30 April 2018
Census dateFriday 11 May 2018
Session endsFriday 8 June 2018
July session
Session commencesMonday 18 June 2018
Census dateWednesday 11 July 2018
Session endsFriday 27 July 2018
August session
Session commencesMonday 13 August 2018
Census dateFriday 24 August 2018
Session endsFriday 21 September 2018
October session
Session commencesMonday 1 October 2018
Census dateFriday 12 October 2018
Session endsFriday 9 November 2018
December session
Session commencesMonday 19 November 2018
Census dateFriday 30 November 2018
Session endsFriday 28 December 2018
Offshore only
January to March session
Session commencesMonday 11 December 2017
Census dateFriday 5 January 2018
Session endsFriday 16 March 2018
March to May session
Session commencesMonday 5 March 2018
Census dateMonday 26 March 2018
Session endsFriday 8 June 2018
May to July session
Session commencesMonday 16 April 2018
Census dateFriday 11 May 2018
Session endsFriday 20 July 2018
July to September session
Session commencesMonday 4 June 2018
Census dateWednesday 11 July 2018
Session endsFriday 7 September 2018
August to October session
Session commencesMonday 6 August 2018
Census dateFriday 31 August 2018
Session endsFriday 9 November 2018
October to December session
Session commencesMonday 17 September 2018
Census dateFriday 12 October 2018
Session endsFriday 21 December 2018
December to February session
Session commencesMonday 5 November 2018
Census dateFriday 30 November 2018
Session endsFriday 8 February 2019

Calendar B Autumn and Spring session dates apply to the following courses.

Graduate School of Health

  • Master of Pharmacy (C04252)
  • Graduate Diploma in Pharmacy (C06100) (exit point from the Master of Pharmacy)
  • Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy (C11230) (exit point from the Master of Pharmacy)
  • 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) (subject to accreditation)

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)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies (C10209)
  • 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 sessions) applies for the education subjects and the Primary Teaching Session calendar applies for non-teacher education subjects.

Notes

  1. Orientation and preparation week(s):
    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-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.
  4. 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.
  5. Final assessment period:
    Includes: centrally conducted examinations; faculty-based assessment and examinations; completion of projects and other major assessment works.