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Important Dates

2019 Melbourne Academic Calendar

Higher Education Academic Calendar
(Degree Programs)
  Vocational Training Academic Calendar
(Certificates/Diplomas/Advanced Diplomas)
Subject to change
Activity Date   Activity Date
Main teaching periods     Orientation 4 - 8 Feb
Semester 1     Semester 1 Commences 11 Feb
Orientation 11 - 15 Feb   Graduations 5 - 7 Mar
Classes commence 18 Feb   Mid-Semester break 19 - 26 Apr
Census date 18 Mar   End Semester 1 22 Jun
Mid-semester break 15 - 26 Apr   Mid-year vacation 24 Jun - 19 Jul
Classes end 24 May   Orientation 15 - 19 Jul
SWOT VAC 27 - 31 May   Commence Semester 2 22 Jul
Exam Period 3 - 18 Jun   Graduations 20 - 22 Aug
Result release 28 Jun   Mid-Semester break 23 - 27 Sep
Supp/special exam period 24 - 26 Jul   End of academic year/ End Semester 2 30 Nov
Semester 2     Campus closure & public holidays 23 - 31 Dec
Orientation 22 - 26 Jul      
Classes commence 29 Jul      
Census date 26 Aug      
Mid-semester break 16 - 27 Sep      
Classes end 1 Nov      
SWOT VAC 4 - 8 Nov      
Exam Period 11 - 26 Nov      
Result release 6 Dec      
Supp/special exam period 11 - 13 Dec      
Additional Teaching Periods        
Higher Education February Full Year        
Classes commence 18 Feb      
Census date 15 Apr      
Classes end 1 Nov      
Result release 6 Dec      
Higher Education July Full Year        
Classes commence 29 Jul      
Census date 30 Sep      
Classes end TBC      
Result release TBC      
Summer School 2018-2019        
Classes commence 10 Dec      
Census date 21 Dec      
Classes end 25 Jan      
SWOT VAC 28 - 30 Jan      
Exam period 31 Jan - 1 Feb      
Result release 8 Feb      
Winter School 2018-2019        
Classes commence 24 Jun      
Census date 1 Jul      
Classes end 19 Jul      
SWOT VAC 22 - 23 Jul      
Exam period 24 - 26 Jul      
Result release 2 Aug      
Summer School 2019-2020        
Classes commence 9 Dec      
Census date 20 Dec      
Classes end TBC      
SWOT VAC TBC      
Exam period TBC      
Result release TBC      
Research*        
Research period 1 1 Jan - 30 Jun      
Research*        
Research period 2 31 Jul - 31 Dec      

*Research census date is calculated at 20% from the student's start date to the end of the research period.

 

2019 Public Holidays

New Year's Day 1 January
Australia Day 28 January (day in lieu)
Labour Day 11 March
Good Friday/Easter Monday 19 April/22 April
ANZAC Day 25 April
Queen's Birthday 10 June
Friday before AFL Grand Final 27 September (TBC)
Melbourne Cup 5 November
Christmas and Boxing Day 25 December/26 December