University of Technology Sydney

Academic year dates 2021

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

2020 Academic Year Dates

2022 Academic Year Dates

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 26 – Friday 30 July 2021
Session commencesMonday 2 August 2021
Census dateFriday 27 August 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
Summer session
OrientationMonday 29 November – Friday 3 December 2021
Session commencesMonday 6 December 2021
Census dateTuesday 21 December 2021
Mid-session StuVac (Study vacation)Monday 27 December – Sunday 2 January 2022
Formal classes endFriday 18 February 2022
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 19 – Sunday 25 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) See specified courses below.
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 30 July 2021
Session commencesMonday 2 August 2021
Census dateFriday 27 August 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
Research session 1
Session commencesFriday 1 January 2021
Census dateWednesday 30 June 2021
Session ends Wednesday 30 June 2021
Research session 2
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 – Sunday 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
UTS Parallel Calendar See specified courses below.
Session 1
Orientation Monday 4 – Sunday 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 StuVacMonday 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 2021
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 28 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 commencesTuesday 5 October 2021
Census dateThursday 14 October 2021
Session endsFriday 12 November 2021
November session
Session commencesMonday 1 November 2021
Census dateWednesday 10 November 2021
Session endsFriday 10 December 2021
December session
Session commencesMonday 6 December 2021
Census dateWednesday 15 December 2021
Session endsFriday 21 January 2022
Offshore only
January to March session
Session commencesMonday 7 December 2020
Census dateThursday 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 (Calendar D) dates apply to the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Education (Primary) (C10407)
  • Bachelor of Education (Primary) Bachelor of International Studies (C10349)
  • Master of Teaching in Secondary Education (C04255)
  • Bachelor of Science Master of Teaching in Secondary Education (C10404) *Please note this is only from the second year of the course. The first year of the courses follows the Main Calendar
  • Bachelor of Communication (Creative Writing) Master of Teaching in Secondary Education (C10405) *Please note this is only from the second year of the course. The first year of the courses follows the Main Calendar
  • Bachelor of Engineering Studies Master of Teaching in Secondary Education (C10406) *Please note this is only from the second year of the course. The first year of the courses follows the Main Calendar

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)
  • Master of Business Analytics (C04412)
  • Grad Cert in Business Analytics (C11305)
  • Master of Digital Marketing (C04413)
  • Grad Cert in Digital Marketing (C11306)
  • Master of Public Health (C04425)
  • Graduate Certificate in Public Health (C11328)
  • Graduate Certificate in Health Analytics (C11329)
  • Graduate Certificate in Public Health and Communicable Disease (C11330)

UTS Parallel Calendar dates apply to the following courses:

  • Graduate Certificate in Behavioural Economics(C11299)
  • Master of Health Policy and Economics (C04378)
  • Graduate Diploma in Health Policy and Economics (C07134)
  • Graduate Certificate in Health Policy and Economics (C11279)

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.

Disclaimer

Information is correct as at January 2021. The University reserves the right to vary any information described in Academic Year Dates 2020, Academic Year Dates 2021 and Academic Year Dates 2022 without notice.