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Important Dates

2020 Melbourne Academic Calendar

 

VET

 

Campus Closure & Public Holidays 1 Jan 2020
Orientation 10 -15 February
Commence Semester 1 17 February
Graduation TBC
End Term 1 24 April
Commence Term 2 27 April
Mid-semester break 13 - 18 April
End Semester 1 27 June
Mid-year vacation 29 June - 25 July
Orientation 20 - 25 July
Commence Semester 2 27 July
Graduation (Virtual) 25 August
Mid-semester break 21 September - 2 October
End Term 3 10 October
Commence Term 4 12 October
End Semester 2/Academic year 11 December
Campus Closure & Public Holidays 23 - 31 December

 

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Higher Education

Main Teaching Periods

Semester 1  
Orientation 17 - 21 February 
Classes commence 24 February 
Graduation  
Census date 23 March 
Mid-semester break 6 - 17 April
Classes end 29 May
SWOT VAC 1 - 3 June
Exam period  4 - 19 June
Results release  3 July 
Supp/Special Exam Period 29 - 31 July 
Semester 2  
Orientation  27 - 31 July
Classes commence  3 August 
Graduation (Virtual) 25 August
Census date 31 August 
Mid-semester break  14 - 25 September
Classes end 6 November
SWOT VAC 9 - 11 November
Exam period 12 - 27 November
Results release 11 December
Supp/Special Exam Period 16 - 18 December

 

Additional Teaching Periods

Full Year - February  
Classes commence 24 February
Census date 20 April
Classes end 6 November
Results release 11 December
Full Year - August  
Classes commence 3 August
Census date 5 October
Classes end TBC
Results release TBC
Winter School  
Classes commence 29 June
Census date 6 July
Classes end 24 July
SWOT VAC 27 - 28 July
Exam period 29 - 31 July
Results release 7 August
Summer School  
Classes commence 14 December
Census date 24 December
Classes end 29 January 2021
SWOT VAC 1 - 3 February
Exam period 4 - 5 February
Results release 12 February
Research  
Research period 1 1 Jan - 30 Jun
Research period 2 1 Jul - 31 Dec

Victorian Public Holidays 2020

New Year’s Day 1 January
Australia Day January (holiday 27 January)
Labour Day 9 March
Good Friday 10 April
Easter Monday 13 April
ANZAC Day 25 April
Queen’s Birthday 8 June
Friday before Grand Final TBC
Melbourne Cup 3 November
Christmas Day 25 December
Boxing Day 26 December

2021 Melbourne Academic Calendar

 

Higher Education

Main Teaching Periods

Semester 1  
Orientation 15 - 19 February 
Classes commence 22 February 
Graduation TBC
Census date 22 March 
Mid-semester break 5 - 16 April
Classes end 28 May
SWOT VAC 31 May - 2 June
Exam period  3 - 18 June
Results release  2 July 
Supp/Special Exam Period 28 - 30 July 
Semester 2  
Orientation  26 - 30 July
Classes commence  2 August 
Graduation TBA
Census date 30 August 
Mid-semester break  13 - 24 September
Classes end 5 November
SWOT VAC 8 - 10 November
Exam period 11 - 26 November
Results release 10 December
Supp/Special Exam Period 15 - 17 December

 

Additional Teaching Periods

Full Year - February  
Classes commence 22 February
Census date 19 April
Classes end 5 November
Results release 10 December
Full Year - August  
Classes commence 2 August
Census date 4 October
Classes end TBC
Results release TBC
Winter School  
Classes commence 28 June
Census date 5 July
Classes end 23 July
SWOT VAC 26 - 28 July
Exam period 29 - 30 July
Results release 6 August
Summer School  
Classes commence 13 December
Census date 24 December
Classes end TBC
SWOT VAC TBC
Exam period TBC
Results release TBC
Research  
Research period 1 1 Jan - 30 Jun
Research period 2 1 Jul - 31 Dec