Session & Key Dates

Session Dates

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2014 Session Dates (Autumn, Spring, annual* & Summer)

AUTUMN SESSION 2014
24 February – 28 FebruaryOrientation
3 March – 18 AprilLectures Commence (weeks 1-7)
21 April – 25 AprilMid-Session Recess (1 week)
28 April – 6 JuneLectures Recommence (weeks 8-13)
9 June – 13 JuneStudy Recess (1 week)
14 June – 26 JuneExaminations (2 weeks)
30 June – 25 JulyMid-Year Recess (4 weeks)
8 JulyRelease of Results
SPRING SESSION 2014
22 JulyOrientation
28 July – 26 SeptemberLectures Commence (weeks 1-9)
29 September – 3 OctoberMid-Session Recess (1 week)
6 October** – 31 OctoberLectures Recommence (weeks 10-13)
3 November – 7 NovemberStudy Recess (1 week)
8 November – 20 NovemberExaminations (2 weeks)
2 DecemberRelease of Results
SUMMER SESSION 2014/2015
1 December – 19 DecemberLectures Commence (weeks 1-3)
22 December – 2 JanuaryMid-Session Recess (1 week)
5 January – 30 JanuaryLectures Recommence (weeks 4-7)
2 February – 6 FebruaryStudy Recess (1 week)
9 February– 13 FebruaryExaminations (1 week)
23 FebruaryRelease of Results
NSW SCHOOL HOLIDAYS 2014UA COMMON VACATION WEEKS
14 April – 25 April21 April – 25 April
30 June – 11 July7 July – 11 July
22 September – 3 October29 September – 3 October
22 December – 23 January 2015 
GRADUATION
23, 24, 25 July (Wollongong)***15, 16, 17, 18, 19 December (Wollongong)***
TBA (Shoalhaven)

* Session dates for Annual subjects are the same as Autumn and Spring sessions.
** The 1st Monday of October is a public holiday. Lectures recommence on the Tuesday.
*** Dates subject to change - to be confirmed closer to the event.

 

2014 Key Dates (Autumn, Spring & Summer)

Key activityAutumn SessionSpring SessionSummer Session 2014/2015
First Day of Session3 March28 July1 December
Mid-Session Recess21 - 25 April29 September - 3 October*22 December – 2 January 2015
End of Session26 June20 November13 February 2015
Study Recess9 - 13 June3 - 7 November2 - 6 February 2015

Enrolment and orientation

Key eventAutumn SessionSpring SessionSummer Session 2014/2015
First day to enrol for continuing students22 November 201322 November 20132 September 2014
Last day to re-enrol without late fee31 January25 JulyNot applicable
Enrolment of new undergraduates (Wollongong campus)28 January - 31 January21 JulyBefore 1 December
Enrolment of new undergraduates (other campus)
-UOW Bega (BE)
-UOW Batemans Bay (BB)
-UOW Shoalhaven (SH)
-UOW Southern Highlands (MV)
-UOW Southern Sydney (SS)
 
BE - 13 February
BB - 12 February
SH - 11 February
MV - 19 February
SS - 10 February
Contact relevant campusContact relevant campus
Enrolment of new International students (Wollongong campus)20 - 21 February21 JulyBefore 1 December
Orientation (Wollongong campus)25 - 27 February22 JulyNot applicable
Research students orientation26 February23 JulyNot applicable
Last day for late re-enrolment16 March10 August7 December
Last day to add subject via the web16 March10 August7 December
Last day to add subject with approval of Head of Department23 March17 August14 December

Withdrawal

Key eventAutumn SessionSpring SessionSummer Session 2014/2015
Last day to withdraw without financial penalty (CSS fees refunded/International student fees credited if withdrawn by):31 March31 August15 December
Last day to withdraw without academic penalty - subject deleted from record. (Fail grade recorded if subject withdrawn after this date).11 May28 September21 December

Examinations

Key eventAutumn SessionSpring SessionSummer Session 2014/2015
Exam period14 - 26 June8 - 20 November9 - 13 February 2015
Release of results8 July2 December23 February 2015

Charges

Key eventAutumn SessionSpring SessionSummer Session 2014/2015
Last date to nominate full up-front payment of HECS-HELP Upfront31 March31 August15 December
Due Date for HECS-HELP Upfront, Postgraduate Tuition fees31 March31 August15 December
Due date for payment of International Student Tuition Fees31 March31 August15 December
Census Date31 March31 August15 December

Graduation

CeremonyClosing Date for ApplicationsGraduation Ceremonies
July graduation16 May23, 24, 25 July (Wollongong)
December graduation17 October15, 16, 17, 18, 19 December (Wollongong)
TBA (Shoalhaven)
* The 1st Monday of October is a public holiday. Lectures recommence on the Tuesday.
# Dates may be subject to change, please check closer to commencement of session.

For the key dates for all other sessions see 2014 Key Dates Non-Standard Sessions (PDF 477kb)

2015 Session Dates (Autumn, Spring, annual* & Summer)

AUTUMN SESSION 2015
24 February – 26 FebruaryOrientation
2 March – 2 AprilLectures Commence (weeks 1-5)
6 April – 10 AprilMid-Session Recess (1 week)
13 April – 5 JuneLectures Recommence (weeks 6-13)
8 June – 12 JuneStudy Recess (1 week)
13 June – 25 JuneExaminations (2 weeks)
29 June – 24 JulyMid-Year Recess (4 weeks)
7 JulyRelease of Results
SPRING SESSION 2015
21 JulyOrientation
27 July – 25 SeptemberLectures Commence (weeks 1-9)
28 September – 2 OctoberMid-Session Recess (1 week)
6 October** – 30 OctoberLectures Recommence (weeks 10-13)
2 November – 6 NovemberStudy Recess (1 week)
7 November – 19 NovemberExaminations (2 weeks)
1 DecemberRelease of Results
SUMMER SESSION 2015/2016
30 November – 18 DecemberLectures Commence (weeks 1-3)
21 December – 1 JanuaryMid-Session Recess (2 week)
4 January – 29 JanuaryLectures Recommence (weeks 4-7)
1 February – 5 FebruaryStudy Recess (1 week)
8 February– 12 FebruaryExaminations (1 week)
23 FebruaryRelease of Results
NSW SCHOOL HOLIDAYS 2015UA COMMON VACATION WEEKS
3 April – 19 April6 April – 10 April
27 June – 12 July6 July – 10 July
29 September – 5 October28 September – 2 October
21 December – 26 January 2016 
GRADUATION
22, 23, 24 July (Wollongong)***15, 16, 17, 18, 21 December (Wollongong)***
22 December (Shoalhaven)***

* Session dates for Annual subjects are the same as Autumn and Spring sessions.
** The 1st Monday of October is a public holiday. Lectures recommence on the Tuesday.
*** Dates subject to change - to be confirmed closer to the event.
 

2016 Session Dates (Autumn, Spring, annual* & Summer)

AUTUMN SESSION 2016
23 February – 25 FebruaryOrientation
29 February – 22 AprilLectures Commence (weeks 1-8)
25 April – 29 AprilMid-Session Recess (1 week)
2 May – 3 JuneLectures Recommence (weeks 9-13)
6 June – 10 JuneStudy Recess (1 week)
11 June – 23 JuneExaminations (2 weeks)
27 June – 22 JulyMid-Year Recess (4 weeks)
5 JulyRelease of Results
SPRING SESSION 2016
19 JulyOrientation
25 July – 23 SeptemberLectures Commence (weeks 1-9)
26 September – 30 SeptemberMid-Session Recess (1 week)
4 October** – 28 OctoberLectures Recommence (weeks 10-13)
31 October – 4 NovemberStudy Recess (1 week)
5 November – 17 NovemberExaminations (2 weeks)
29 NovemberRelease of Results
SUMMER SESSION 2016/2017
28 November – 16 DecemberLectures Commence (weeks 1-3)
19 December – 2 JanuaryMid-Session Recess (2 week)
3 January – 27 JanuaryLectures Recommence (weeks 4-7)
30 January – 3 FebruaryStudy Recess (1 week)
6 February– 10 FebruaryExaminations (1 week)
21 FebruaryRelease of Results
NSW SCHOOL HOLIDAYS 2016UA COMMON VACATION WEEKS
11 – 22 April28 March – 1 April
 4 – 15 July4 July – 8 July
 26 September – 7 October26 September – 30 September
 21 December – 26 January 2017 
GRADUATION
20, 21, 22 July (Wollongong)***14, 15, 16, 19, 20 December (Wollongong)***
21 December (Shoalhaven)***

* Session dates for Annual subjects are the same as Autumn and Spring sessions.
** The 1st Monday of October is a public holiday. Lectures recommence on the Tuesday.
*** Dates subject to change - to be confirmed closer to the event.
 
Last reviewed: 11 July, 2014
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