Important dates

Important dates for Year 12 students (for entry to UOW in 2021).

UOW Early Admission

Applications for Early Admission in 2020 will open on Monday 19 July, and will close on Friday 13 August. Head to the UOW Early Admission page for more information.


Academic calendar, 2020-21

The University’s academic calendar and session dates for 2020-21 are being reassessed and are subject to change in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Any adjustments to session dates will be communicated directly to students and reflected in the below once confirmed.

Stay up to date with UOW's response to COVID-19 here.



12-13 October 2020

UOW Early Admission offers sent

20 October 2020

NSW HSC written exams commence*

11 November 2020

NSW HSC written exams finish*

13 November 2020

UOW Accommodation Guarantee applications close

18 December 2020

NSW HSC results released*, ATARs released

19 December 2020

UAC December Round 2 applications close 

23 December 2020

UAC December Round 2 offers released. These are the first offers made to Year 12 students based on ATARs.

Early January 2021

UOW enrolment opens

23-25 February 2021

UOW Orientation and O-Week 2021

1 March 2021

2021 Autumn Session classes commence

* Please be aware that the key dates and deadlines currently listed are subject to change due to the COVID-19 outbreak. NESA will continue to update you with exceptions and changes to relevant deadlines.

^Individual requirements will vary depending on subject preference and application outcomes. Students will be advised of their requirements by email.