2009 Dates & Deadlines

Trimester Important Dates

Dates in January 2009 for current students by date and event.
Date Event
Friday 2 January 2009 University opens for 2009
Monday 12 January 2009 Last day to withdraw from trimester 3 studies units with a 'Withdrawn Late' (WL) grade listed on academic record
Last day for semester 2 cross-institutional students to provide their results to Deakin
Monday 12 to Friday 23 January 2009 Show Cause hearings
Tuesday 13 to Friday 30 January 2009 Show Cause outcome notices are dispatched to students
Thursday 15 January 2009 Last day for processing trimester 3 requests to change Examination Centre without penalty fee
Friday 23 January 2009 Last day for Show Cause hearings
Monday 26 January 2009 Australia Day (University closed)
Tuesday 27 to Thursday 29 January 2009 Enrolment for new undergraduate on-campus students
Thursday 29 January 2009 Last day for processing trimester 3 requests to change Examination Centre with penalty fee
Friday 30 January 2009 Closing date for application to graduate in April conferral ceremonies
Last day for Show Cause outcome notices to be dispatched to students
Dates in February 2009 for current students by date and event. 
Date Event
Friday 6 February 2009 Trimester 3 studies teaching period ends
Last day to withdraw from trimester 3 on-campus and off-campus units with a 'Withdrawn Fail' (WN) grade listed on academic record
Last day to appeal to Academic Appeals Committee against exclusions/restrictions imposed by the Faculty Academic Progress and Discipline Committee
Sunday 8 February 2009 Last day for non-Deakin students to apply for cross-institutional and non-award off-campus units in faculties for trimester 1
Last day for new international fee paying students to withdraw from trimester 1 units and receive a 90% refund
Monday 9 February 2009 Last day for Deakin students to apply to faculty to undertake cross-institutional studies in trimester 1
Wednesday 11 February 2009 Trimester 3 lectures end
Thursday 12 February 2009 Enrolment for second-round offers for new undergraduate on-campus students
Start of examination period for trimester 3 studies and Supplementary and Special examinations from semester 2, 2008
Monday 16 to Friday 20 February 2009 Academic Appeals Committee Hearings
Tuesday 17 to Friday 27 February 2009 Notices of appeal outcomes dispatched to students
Notices of appeal outcomes dispatched to Faculty Academic Progress and Discipline Committee/Academic Progress Subcommittees
Notice of appeal outcomes for international students dispatched to Deakin International
Friday 20 February 2009 End of examination period for trimester 3
Sunday 22 February 2009 Last day for variations adding trimester 1 off-campus units to enrolment
Last day for non-Deakin students to apply for cross-institutional and now-award on-campus units for trimester 1
Tuesday 24 to Friday 27 February 2009 Orientation and enrolment days for new international students (undergraduate and postgraduate)
Dates in March 2009 for current students by date and event.
Date Event
Monday 2 to Friday 6 March 2009 Orientation - Orientation for commencing students. Details provided at enrolment.
Friday 6 March 2009 Assessment results for trimester 3 released on StudentConnect and via SMS to a nominated mobile phone
Monday 9 March 2009 Trimester 1 lectures begin
Labour Day (University remains open)
Thursday 12 March 2009 Trimester 1 fee invoices due date
Sunday 22 March 2009 Last day for continuing international fee paying students to withdraw from trimester 1 units and receive a 100% refund
Monday 23 March 2009 Last day to add trimester 1 on-campus units to enrolment, subject to availability of places
Tuesday 31 March 2009 Trimester 1 Census date
Last day for all international fee paying students to withdraw from trimester 1 and receive a 50% refund
Last day to withdraw from trimester 1 units or to intermit or discontinue course without HECS-HELP/FEE-HELP liability and without reference on academic record
Last day for HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP students to make full or partial up-front payments for trimester 1
Last day for domestic tuition fee-paying students to apply for FEE-HELP or pay fees up-front for trimester 1
Last day for Commonwealth supported students to submit eCAF (electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form) and/or provide their tax file number (TFN)
Last day for international students to pay 1st instalment of at least 50% of their trimester 1 course tuition fees
Dates in April 2009 for current students by date and event.
Date Event
Wednesday 1 April 2009 New and continuing international fee paying students no refund if withdrawing from the unit(s) after census date for trimester 1
Monday 6 April 2009 Last day for trimester 3 cross-institutional students to provide their results to Deakin
Friday 10 to Sunday 19 April 2009 Easter vacation/intra-trimester break
Monday 27 April 2009 Trimester 1 2009 Examination Timetable, and Trimester 3 2008 Supplementary and Special Examination Timetable released on StudentConnect
Tuesday 28 April 2009 Commonwealth Assistance Notices (CANs) become available for HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP students on StudentConnect
Thursday 30 April 2009 Last day for international students to pay balance of their trimester 1 course tuition fees
Dates in May 2009 for current students by date and event.
Date Event
Friday 1 May 2009 Trimester 3 enrolment information available
Monday 11 May 2009 Last day to withdraw from trimester 1 units with 'Withdrawn Late' (WL) grade listed on academic record
Last day for processing trimester 1 requests to change Examination Centre without penalty fee
 Monday 25 May 2009 Last day for processing trimester 1 requests to change Examination Centre with penalty fee
 Friday 30 May 2009 Closing date, international student off-campus coursework applications
Dates in June 2009 for current students by date and event.
Date Event
Friday 5 June 2009 Trimester 1 lectures end
Last day to withdraw from trimester 1 units with 'Withdrawn Fail' (WN) grade listed on academic record
Monday 8 June 2009 Queen's Birthday (University remains open)
Start of examination period for trimester 1 2009, and Supplementary and Special examinations for trimester 3, 2008
Sunday 14 June 2009 Last day for Deakin students to apply to Faculty to undertake cross-institutional studies in trimester 2
Last day for new international fee paying students to withdraw from trimester 2 units and receive a 90% refund
Friday 19 June 2009 End of examination period Last day for trimester 1 cross-institutional students to provide their results to Deakin
Saturday 20 June to Sunday 12 July Inter-trimester break
Sunday 28 June 2009 Last day for variations adding trimester 2 off-campus units to enrolment Last day for non-Deakin students to apply for cross-institutional and non-award on-campus units in faculties for trimester 2
Last day for non-Deakin students to apply for cross-institutional and non-award off-campus units in faculties from trimester 2
Tuesday 30 June 2009 Closing date for mid-year scholarships for domestic higher degree by research candidates
Tuesday 30 June to
Friday 3 July
Orientation and enrolment days for new international students (undergraduate and postgraduate)
Dates in July 2009 for current students by date and event.
Date Event
Thursday 9 July 2009 Assessment results for trimester 1 released on StudentConnect and via SMS to a nominated mobile phone
Friday 10 - Monday 13 July 2009 Committee/ Faculty Academic Progress and Discipline Committee /Academic Progress Subcommittee academic progress show cause notices are dispatched to students
Sunday 12 July 2009 Trimester 2 fee invoices due date
Monday 13 July 2009 Trimester 2 lectures begin
Last day for academic progress show cause notices to be dispatched to students
Wednesday 15 July 2009 Trimester 1 Supplementary and Special Examination Timetable released on StudentConnect
Sunday 26 July 2009 Last day for continuing international fee paying students to withdraw from trimester 2 units and receive a 100% refund
Monday 27 July 2009 Last day for variations adding trimester 2 on-campus units to enrolment
Monday 27 - Wednesday 5 August August Academic progress show cause hearings
Monday 27 - Wednesday 12 AugustJuly 2009 Academic progress show cause outcome notices are dispatched to students
Friday 31 July 2009 Trimester 2 Census Date
Last day for all international fee paying students to withdraw from trimester 2 and receive a 50% refund
Last day to withdraw from trimester 2 units without HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP liability and without reference on academic record
Last day for HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP students to make full or partial up-front payments for trimester 2
Last day for tuition fee-paying students to apply for FEE-HELP or pay fees upfront for trimester 2
Last day for Commonwealth supported students to submit eCAF (electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form) and/or provide their tax file numbers (TFN)
Last day for international students to pay 1st instalment of at least 50% of their trimester 2 tuition fees
Closing date for application to graduate in October conferral ceremonies
Dates in August 2009 for current students by date and event.
Date Event
Saturday 1 August 2009 New and continuing international fee paying students no refund if withdrawing from the units(s) after census date for trimester 2
Monday 3 August 2009 Start of Supplementary and Special Examination period for trimester 1
Wednesday 5 August 2009 Last day for academic progress show cause hearings
Friday 7 August 2009 End of Supplementary and Special Examination period for trimester 1
Wednesday 12 August 2009 Last day for academic progress show cause outcome notices to be dispatched to students
Monday 24 August 2009 Trimester 2 Examination Timetable released on StudentConnect
Last day for students to appeal to the Academic Appeals Committee
Friday 28 August 2009 Commonwealth Assistance Notices (CANs) become available for HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP students on StudentConnect
Sunday 30 August 2009 Last day for international students to pay balance of their trimester 2 course tuition fees
Monday 31  - Friday 4 September August 2009 Academic progress Academic Appeals Committee hearings
Monday 31 - Friday 11 September August 2009 Academic progress appeal outcome notices are dispatched to student
Academic progress appeal outcomes dispatched to Faculty Committee/Faculty Academic Progress and Discipline Committee/Academic Progress Subcommittee
Academic progress appeal outcomes for international students dispatched to Deakin International
Dates in September 2009 for current students by date and event.
Date Event
September 2009 Annual review of progress for higher degree by research candidates
Tuesday 1 September 2009 Re-enrolment information to become available for students from this date including the opening date for online re-enrolment
Monday 7 September 2009 Last day for processing requests to change trimester 2 Examination Centre without penalty fee
Monday 14 September 2009 Last day to withdraw from trimester 2 units with 'Withdrawn Late' (WL) grade listed on academic record
September 2009 Business and Law and Health Medicine Nursing and Behavioural Sciences online re-enrolment window for 2010 opens
Monday 21 September 2009 Last day for processing requests to change trimester 2 Examination Centre with penalty fee
Wednesday 30 September 2009 Closing date, Deakin University International Research Scholarships and International Postgraduate Research Scholarships for higher degree by research candidates
September 2009 Business and Law and Health Medicine Nursing and Behavioural Sciences online re-enrolment window closes
Dates in October 2009 for current students by date and event.
Date Event
Thursday 1 October 2009 Arts and Education and Science and Technology online re-enrolment window for 2010 opens
Friday 2 October 2009 Trimester 2 lectures end
Last day to withdraw from trimester 2 units with 'Withdrawn Fail' (WN) grade listed on academic record
Monday 5 October 2009 Start of examination period for trimester 2
Sunday 11 October 2009 Last day for new international fee paying students to withdraw from trimester 3 units and receive a 90% refund
Friday 16 October 2009 End of examination period
Sunday 18 October 2009 Arts and Education and Science and Technology online re-enrolment window closes
Friday 30 October 2009 Closing date for application to graduate in December ceremonies (on-campus international students only)
Saturday 31 October 2009 Closing date, Australian Postgraduate Awards and Deakin University Postgraduate Research Scholarships for higher degree by research candidates
Dates in November 2009 for current students by date and event.
Date Event
Sunday 1 November 2009 Last day for variations adding trimester 3 off-campus units to enrolment
Tuesday 3 November 2009 Melbourne Cup Day (University remains open)
Thursday 5 November 2009 Assessment results for trimester 2 units released on StudentConnect and via SMS to a nominated mobile phone
Sunday 6 - Wednesday 9 November 2009 Committee/ Faculty Academic Progress and Discipline Committee /Academic Progress Subcommittee academic progress show cause notices dispatched to students
Monday 9 November 2009 Trimester 3 lectures begin
Last day for academic progress show cause notices to be dispatched to students
Thursday 12 November 2009 Trimester 3 fee invoices due date
Sunday 22 November 2009 Last day for variations adding trimester 3 on-campus units to enrolment

Last day for continuing International fee paying students to withdraw from trimester 3 units and receive a 100% refund
Monday 23 - Wednesday 2 December Academic Progress show cause hearings
Monday 23 - Wednesday 9 December December Academic Progress show cause outcome notices are dispatched to students
Thursday 27 November 2009 Closing date, international student off-campus coursework applications
Monday 30 November 2009 Trimester 3 Census date
Last day for international students to pay 1st instalment of at least 50% of their trimester 3 course tuition fees
Last day for all international fee paying students to withdraw from trimester 3 and receive a 50% refund
Applications for course transfers for trimester 1, 2010 close
Last day to withdraw from trimester 3 units or to intermit or discontinue course without HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP liability and without reference on academic record
Last day for HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP students to make full or partial up-front payments for trimester 3
Last day for domestic tuition fee-paying students to apply for FEE-HELP or pay fees upfront for trimester 3
Last day for Commonwealth Supported students to submit eCAF (electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form) and/or provide their tax file numbers (TFN)
Last day for non-Deakin students to apply for Commonwealth Supported cross-institutional study for trimester 1 and 2, 2010
Dates in December 2009 for current students by date and event.
Date Event
Tuesday 1 December 2009 New and continuing international fee paying students no refund if withdrawing from the unit(s) after census date for trimester 3
Wednesday 2 December 2009 Last day for academic progress show cause hearings
Wednesday 9 December 2009 Last day for academic progress show cause outcome notices to be dispatched to students
Wednesday 16 December 2009 Trimester 3 Examination Timetable, and Trimester 2 Supplementary and Special Examination Timetable released on StudentConnect
Monday 21 December 2009 Last day to appeal to Academic Appeals Committee against exclusions/restrictions imposed by the Faculty Academic Progress and Discipline Committee
Wednesday 30 December 2009 Last day for international students to pay balance of their trimester 3 course tuition fees
Dates in January 2010 for current students by date and event.
Date Event
Sunday 10 January 2010 Last day to withdraw from trimester 3 units with 'Withdrawn Late' (WL) grade listed on academic record
Monday 11 - Friday 15 January 2010 Academic progress Academic Appeals Committee hearings
Monday 11 - Friday 22 January 2010 Academic progress appeal outcome notices are dispatched to students
Academic progress appeal outcomes dispatched to Faculty Committee/Faculty Academic Progress and Discipline Committee/Academic Progress Subcommittee
Academic progress appeal outcomes for international students dispatched to Deakin International
Thursday 14 January 2010 Last day for processing trimester 3 requests to change Examination Centre without penalty fee
Thursday 28 January 2010 Last day for processing trimester 3 requests to change Examination Centre with penalty fee
Friday 29 January 2010 Closing date for application to graduate in April conferral ceremonies
Dates in February 2010 for current students by date and event.
Date Event
Friday 5 February 2010 Trimester 3 lectures end
Last day to withdraw from trimester 3 units with 'Withdrawn Fail' (WN) grade listed on academic record
Thursday 11 February 2010 Start of Examination period for trimester 3, and Supplementary and Special Examination period for trimester 2
Friday 19 February 2010 End of Examination period
Dates in March 2010 for current students by date and event.
Date Event
8-9 March 2010 Faculty Committee/ Faculty Academic Progress and Discipline Committee/ Academic Progress Subcommittee academic progress show cause notices dispatched to students
9 March 2010 Last day for academic progress show cause notices to be dispatched to students
23-30 March 2010 Academic show cause hearings
23 March- 9 April 2010 Academic progress show cause outcome notices are dispatched to students
30 March 2010 Last day for academic progress show cause hearings
31 March 2010 Trimester 1 Census date
Semester 1 Census date
Dates in April 2010 for current students by date and event.
Date Event
9 April 2010 Last day for academic progress show cause outcome notices to be dispatched to students
21 April 2010 Last day for students to appeal to the Academic Appeals Committee
28 April- 4 May 2010 Academic progress Academic Appeals Committee hearings
28 April- 11 May 2010 Academic progress appeal outcome notices are dispatched to students
Academic progress appeal outcomes dispatched to Faculty Committee/ Faculty Academic Progress and Discipline Committee/ Academic Progress Subcommittee
Academic progress appeal outcomes for international students dispatched to Deakin International

Academic Calendar 


Trimester 1 2009

9 March 2009 - 19 June 2009
Event Date
Teaching Period begins Monday 9 March 2009
Easter vacation/Intra trimester break Friday 10 April - Sunday 19 April 2009
Teaching Period ends Friday 5 June 2009
Examinations begin Monday 8 June 2009
Examinations end Friday 19 June 2009

Trimester 2 2009

13 July 2009 – 16 October 2009
Event Date
Teaching Period begins Monday 13 July 2009
Teaching Period ends Friday 2 October 2009
Examinations begin Monday 5 October 2009
Examinations end Friday 16 October 2009

Trimester 3 2009

9 November 2009 – 19 February 2010
Event Date
Teaching Period begins Monday 9 November 2009
Teaching Period ends Friday 5 February 2010
Examinations begin Thursday 11 February 2010
Examinations end Friday 19 February 2010SEMESTER

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery

Semester 1 : 2 February 2009 – 12 June 2009
Event Date
Teaching Period begins Monday 2 February 2009
Easter vacation/Intra trimester break Friday 10 April - Sunday 19 April 2009
Teaching Period ends Friday 12 June 2009
Examinations begin Monday 22 June 2009
Examinations end Friday 26 June 2009
Semester 2 :6 July 2009 – 13 November 2009
Event Date
Teaching Period begins Monday 6 July 2009
Intra trimester break (year 1 only) Monday 28 September- Friday 2 October 2009
Teaching Period ends Friday 13 November 2009
Examinations begin Monday 23 November 2009
Examinations end Friday 27 November 2009
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