University of Technology Sydney

Principal dates

See the Principal dates for 2019 in the archived handbook.

2020

January
1Autumn session 2020 commences for graduate research students1
1Enrolment period commences for new graduate research students for Autumn session 2020 (ends 10 April)1
1New Year's Day – public holiday
2Summer session 2019 classes recommence (to 14 February)
3Release of results for December session 2019
5Closing date (midnight) for UAC change of preference for January Round 1 undergraduate offers
6–12Orientation for Session 1 – UTS Online calendar2
8Applications close for Session 1 - UTS Online calendar2
10Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for December session 2019
10UAC January Round 1 undergraduate offers e-released (from 7.30am)
13Session 1 commences - UTS Online calendar2
13Last day to be admitted and enrol (add subjects) Session 1 – UTS Online calendar2
15Closing date for applications for International Research Training Program (IRTP) Scholarships and UTS graduate research scholarships for international students for Spring session 20203
17Examination timetable for centrally conducted examinations available for Summer session 2019
20Closing date (midnight) for UAC change of preference for January Round 2 undergraduate offers
20February session 2020 commences (ends 28 February)
21Last day to submit appeal against exclusion from Spring session 2019
23UAC January Round 2 undergraduate offers e-released (from 7.30am)
23Census date Session 1 – UTS Online calendar
23Last day to withdraw from subjects Session 1 – UTS Online calendar2
24Due date for payment of fees for February session 2020 subjects (all students)
27Australia Day – public holiday
29Census date for February session 2020 – last day to enrol or withdraw from subjects
31Final closing date for local postgraduate coursework applications for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2020
February
2Closing date (midnight) for UAC change of preference for February Round 1 undergraduate offers
3Deadline for continuing students to re-enrol in subjects for 2020 without penalty – late enrolment fee of $150 applies from 4 February
6UAC February Round 1 undergraduate offers e-released (from 7.30am)
7Final closing date (midnight) for undergraduate UAC applications for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 2020
9Closing date (midnight) for UAC change of preference for February Round 2 undergraduate offers
13UAC February Round 2 undergraduate offers e-released (from 7.30am)
14Closing date for applications for UTS Elite Athlete Program (Sports Scholarships) (opens 1 December 2019)3
14Summer session 2019 teaching ends (commenced 18 November 2019)
17Orientation for main calendar Autumn session 2020 commences (ends 6 March)
17–21Final StuVac for Summer session 20199
17–21Orientation for Calendar B Autumn session 202011
21Due date for payment of fees for continuing international students for Calendar B Autumn session 2020
22Final assessment period (including centrally conducted examinations) for Summer session 2019 commences (ends 29 February)
24Calendar B Autumn Session 2020 commences (ends 27 June)11
27ActivateUTS O’day
28February session 2020 ends (commenced 20 January)
29Final assessment period (including centrally conducted examinations) for Summer session 2019 ends (commenced 22 February)
March
1Session 1 UTS Online calendar ends (commenced 13 January)
2–8Orientation for Session 2 – UTS Online calendar2
4Applications close for Session 2 - UTS Online calendar
4Last 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 2020 ceremonies
6Release of results for Session 1 – UTS Online calendar2
6ActivateUTS O'fest
6Due date for payment of fees for continuing international students for main calendar Autumn session 2020
6Orientation for main calendar Autumn session 2020 ends (commenced 17 February)
6Release of results for February session 2020
9Session 2 commences - UTS Online calendar2
9Last day to be admitted and enrol (add subjects) Session 2 – UTS Online calendar2
9Last day to be admitted into a course and last day to enrol in (add) subjects for Calendar B Autumn session 2020
9Main calendar Autumn session 2020 commences
9March session 2020 commences (ends 17 April)
9Release of results for Summer session 2019
11UTS Careers Fair
13Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for February session 2020
15Closing date for applications for admission to graduate research courses from international students for Spring session 2020
16Last date for students to have a status of passed displayed in MyStudentAdmin for graduation at Autumn 2020 ceremonies
16Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for Summer session 2019
19Due date for payment of fees for March session 2020 subjects (all students)
20Census date Session 2 – UTS Online calendar2
20Last day to withdraw from subjects Session 2 – UTS Online calendar2
23Graduation registration opens
24Census date for March session 2020 – last day to enrol or withdraw from subjects4
27Due date for payment of fees for local fee-paying students for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2020
27Due date for payment of upfront or partial contributions for students in Commonwealth-supported Places for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2020
27Graduation registration closes
30Last day to be admitted into a course and last day to enrol in (add) subjects for main calendar Autumn session 20201
April
7Enrolment of converting (course upgrade, downgrade and transfer) graduate research students for Autumn session 2020 ends
7Enrolment of new graduate research students for Autumn session 2020 ends (commenced 1 January)1
7Enrolment of new students for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2020 ends (commenced 31 October 2019)1
10Good Friday – public holiday
10–17Mid-session StuVac Session 2 – UTS Online calendar2
13Easter Monday – public holiday
13–24NSW public school holidays
14Applications for internal course transfer for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 2020 open (close 19 June 2020)
14Census date for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2020 – last day to withdraw from coursework subjects or apply for leave of absence3,10
17March session 2020 ends (commenced 9 March)
20–26Mid-session StuVac for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 20207,10
21Due 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 2020
24Release of results for March session 2020
25ANZAC Day – public holiday
27May session 2020 commences (ends 5 June)
29Graduation ceremonies postponed. (Rescheduled dates to be advised)
30Closing date for applications for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework from international students based outside Australia for Spring session 2020
30Due date for payment of fees for May session 2020 subjects (all students)
May
1Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for March session 2020
3Session 2 UTS Online calendar ends (commenced 9 March)
4–10Orientation for Session 3 – UTS Online calendar2
5Census date for Autumn session 2020 graduate research degree thesis subjects6
5Census date for May session 2020 – last day to enrol or withdraw from subjects4
5Last 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 2020
6Applications close for Session 3 - UTS Online calendar2
8Release of results for Session 2 – UTS Online calendar2
11Session 3 commences - UTS Online calendar2
11Last day to be admitted and enrol (add subjects) Session 3 – UTS Online calendar2
12Due 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 2020
15Examination timetable for centrally conducted examinations available for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2020
21Census date Session 3 – UTS Online calendar2
21Last day to withdraw from subjects Session 3 – UTS Online calendar2
30Closing date for applications for admission to graduate research courses from local students for Spring session 2020
30Closing date for Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend (RTPS) Scholarships and UTS graduate research scholarships for local students for Spring session 20203
31Closing date for applications for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework from international students based in Australia for Spring session 2020
June
5May session 2020 ends (commenced 27 April)
8Queen's Birthday – public holiday
12Last teaching day of main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 202011
12Release of results for May session 2020
13–27Final assessment period (includes centrally conducted examinations) for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 20209,10
15July session 2020 commences (ends 24 July)
19Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for May session 2020
19Applications for internal course transfer for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 2020 close (opened 14 April)
28Session 3 UTS Online calendar ends2 (commenced 11 May)
28Closing 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 2020
28Final closing date for local postgraduate coursework applications for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 2020
29Orientation for Session 4 – UTS Online calendar2 (ends 5 July)
29Mid year applications open for 2020 UTS Elite Athlete Program (Sports Scholarships) (Close 10 July)3
30Closing date for applications for admission to graduate research courses from international students for Autumn session 2021
30Closing date for applications for International Research Training Program (IRTP) Scholarships for Autumn session 20213
30Last day of Autumn session 2020 for graduate research students
30International graduation ceremony (offshore) is postponed. (Rescheduled date to be advised)
July
1Applications close for Session 4 - UTS Online calendar2
1Enrolment period for new graduate research students for Spring session 2020 commences (ends 25 August)1
1Spring session 2020 commences for graduate research students
3Release of results for Session 3 – UTS Online calendar2
3Closing date for international exchange outbound applications for Autumn session 2021
5Due date for payment of fees for July session 2020 subjects (all students)
6Session 4 commences - UTS Online calendar
6Last day to be admitted and enrol (add subjects) Session 4 – UTS Online calendar2
6–17NSW public school holidays
10Census date for July session 2020 – last day to enrol or withdraw from subjects4
10Closing date for mid year applications for 2020 UTS Elite Athlete Program (Sports Scholarships)2(opened 29 June)3
13Release of results for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2020
16Census date Session 4 – UTS Online calendar2
16Last day to withdraw from subjects Session 4 – UTS Online calendar2
20Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2020
20–24Orientation for Calendar B Spring session 202011
22Engineering, IT and Construction Fair
22Internship and Volunteering Fair
22–23Supplementary centrally conducted examinations for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2020
24Due date for payment of fees for continuing international students for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 202011
24July session 2020 ends (commenced 15 June)
27Main calendar and Calendar B Spring session 2020 commences
27–31Orientation for main Calendar Spring session 2020 commences11
31Last 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 2020 ceremonies
31Release of results for July session 2020
30ActivateUTS Clubs Day
August
7ActivateUTS Winterfest
7Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for July session 2020
10August session 2020 commences (ends 18 September)
10Last day to be admitted into a course and last day to enrol in (add) subjects for Calendar B Spring session 2020
10Last day to be admitted into a course and last day to enrol in (add) subjects for main calendar Spring session 2020
12Last date for students to have a status of passed displayed in MyStudentAdmin for graduation at Spring 2020 ceremonies
14Due date for payment of fees for August session 2020 subjects (all students)
14Due date for payment of fees for local fee-paying students for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 202011
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 202011
21–28Graduation registration
23Session 4 UTS Online calendar ends2 (commenced 6 July)
23Applications close for Session 5 - UTS Online calendar2
24–30Orientation for Session 5 – UTS Online calendar2
25Census date for main calendar Spring session, Calendar B Spring session and August session 2020 – last day to withdraw from coursework subjects or apply for leave of absence3,10
25Enrolment of converting (course upgrade, downgrade and transfer) graduate research students for Spring session 2020 ends
28Applications open for non-award and cross-institutional subjects for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 20211
28Release of results for Session 4 – UTS Online calendar2
29UTS Open Day, City campus1
31Session 5 commences - UTS Online calendar2
31Last day to be admitted and enrol (add subjects) Session 5 – UTS Online calendar2
TBCUTS Careers: Festival of Future You1
TBCApplications open for postgraduate coursework programs, specified direct undergraduate courses for 20211
September
1Applications open for honours courses for 20211
1Applications for internal course transfer for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2021 open (close 15 November 2020)1
8Due 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 2020
10Census date Session 5 – UTS Online calendar2
10Last day to withdraw from subjects Session 5 – UTS Online calendar2
14–20Mid-session StuVac for main calendar Spring session 20208
18August session 2020 ends (commenced 10 August)
21–27Mid-session StuVac for Calendar B Spring session 20207,10
25Examination timetable for centrally conducted examinations available for main calendar Spring session and Calendar B Spring session 2020
25Release of results for August session 2020
28NSW public school holidays commence (end 9 October)
28October session 2020 commences (ends 6 November)
30Closing date for Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend (RTPS) Scholarships and UTS graduate research scholarships for local students for Autumn session 20213
30Closing date for local graduate research degree applications for Autumn session 2021
October
2Due date for payment of fees for October session 2020 subjects (all students)
2Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for August session 2020
5Labour Day – public holiday
7Census date for October session 2020 – last day to enrol or withdraw from subjects4
7Census date for Spring session 2020 graduate research degree thesis subjects6
7Last 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 2020
7Enrolment of new graduate research students for Spring session 2020 ends (commenced 1 July)1
7–16Graduation ceremonies, City campus
92021 University timetable published online
9NSW public school holidays end (commenced 28 September)
12Enrolment opens for continuing students for 2021
14Due 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 2020
18Session 5 UTS Online calendar ends2 (commenced 31 August)
18Applications close for Session 6 - UTS Online calendar2
19–25Orientation for Session 6 – UTS Online calendar2
23Release of results for Session 5 – UTS Online calendar2
23Last teaching day of main calendar Spring session 2020
26Session 6 commences - UTS Online calendar2
26Last day to be admitted and enrol (add subjects) Session 6 – UTS Online calendar2
26–30Final StuVac for main calendar Spring session 20209
31Final assessment period (includes centrally conducted examinations) for main calendar Spring session 2020 commences (ends 14 November)10
31Final closing date for local postgraduate coursework applications for Summer session 2020
TBCEnrolment opens for new postgraduate students for 2021
November
5Census date Session 6 – UTS Online calendar2
5Last day to withdraw from subjects Session 6 – UTS Online calendar2
6Last teaching day of Calendar B Spring session 202011
6October session 2020 ends (commenced 28 September)
9–13Final StuVac for Calendar B Spring session 20208,10
13Applications for internal course transfer for main calendar Autumn session and Calendar B Autumn session 2021 close (opened 30 August)
13Closing date for international exchange outbound applications for Spring session 2021
13Release of results for October session 2020
14Final assessment period (includes centrally conducted examinations) for main calendar Spring session 2020 ends (commenced 31 October)10
14–28Final assessment period (includes centrally conducted examinations) for Calendar B Spring session 2020 9,10
16December session 2020 commences (ends 25 December)
16Summer session 2020 commences (ends 27 February 2021)
16–20Orientation for Summer session 2020
19Due date for payment of fees for December session 2020 subjects (all students)
20Due date for payment of fees for continuing international students for Summer session 2020
20Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for October session 2020
20Farewell ceremony for international students completing studies in Spring session 2020
24Census date for December session 2020 – last day to enrol or withdraw from subjects4
27Due date for payment of fees for local fee-paying students for Summer session 2020
27Due date for payment of upfront or partial contributions for students in Commonwealth-supported Places for Summer session 2020
27Last day to lodge an application for review of final assessment result for Spring session 2020
28Final assessment period (includes centrally conducted examinations) for Calendar B Spring session 2020 ends (commenced 14 November)9,10
30Last day to be admitted into a course and last day to enrol in (add) subjects for Summer session 2020
30Closing date for application for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework from international students based outside Australia for Autumn session 2021
30 Release of results for main calendar Spring session 2020
December
1Applications open for 2021 UTS Elite Athlete Program (Sports Scholarships)3
8Census date for Summer session 2020 – last day to withdraw from coursework subjects4
9–10Supplementary centrally conducted examinations for main calendar Spring session 2020
13Session 6 UTS Online calendar ends2 (commenced 26 October)
18Release of results for Session 6 – UTS Online calendar2
14Release of results for Calendar B Spring session 202011
15Closing date for application for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework from international students based in Australia for Autumn session 2021
18Release of results for December session 2020
18NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) results released (from 6am)4
18Australian Tertiary Admission Ranks (ATARs) released by UAC (from 9am)4
19Closing date (midnight) for UAC change of preference for December Round 2 undergraduate offers
21NSW public school holidays commence (end 26 January 2021)
23UAC December Round 2 undergraduate offers e-released (from 7.30am)
25Christmas Day – public holiday
25December session 2020 ends (commenced 16 November)
28Boxing Day – public holiday
28–3Mid-session StuVac for Summer session 20208
31Last day of Spring session 2020 for graduate research students

Footnote(s)

  1. 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. Enrolment in coursework subjects is online and must be completed by the last day to enrol for the session in which the subject commences.
  2. 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)
  3. Information about the application and closing dates for all scholarships is available via Scholarships.
  4. 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.
  5. Dates for the release of 2019 HSC results are available from NSW Government HSC and ATARs are available from UAC.
  6. 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.
  7. Census date: Last day to withdraw from a subject without incurring academic penalty and financial liability.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
    Note: There will be no Final StuVac for Autumn session 2020, due to changes in the Academic calendar brought about by the Covid-19 situation
  10. Final assessment period:
    Includes: centrally conducted examinations; faculty-based assessment and examinations; completion of projects and other major assessment works.
  11. 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)
    • Master of Genetic Counselling (C04374)
    • Master of Speech Pathology (C04386)

    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, 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 December 2019. The University reserves the right to vary any information described in Principal dates 2019 and 2020 without notice.