2011 Dates and Deadlines

University operating dates for 2011


University opens for 2011 Tuesday 4 January
Australia Day - University closed Wednesday 26 January
Labour Day - University remains open Monday 14 March
Good Friday - University closed Friday 22 April
Easter Monday - University closed Monday 25 April
ANZAC Day public holiday (in lieu of Monday) - University closed Tuesday 26 April
Queen's Birthday - University remains open Monday 13 June
Melbourne Cup Day - University remains open Tuesday 1 November
University holiday - University closed Thursday 22 December - Monday 2 January 2012
University opens for 2012 Tuesday 3 January 2012

Important Dates


Trimesters 1, 2 and 3

EventTrimester 1Trimester 2Trimester 3
Invoices available on StudentConnectMonday 31 January* Monday 13 June* Monday 24 October
Cross-institutional studies - last day for Deakin students to apply to undertake cross-institutional studiesSunday 6 FebruarySunday 12 JuneSunday 16 October
International students - last day for commencing international students to withdraw from trimester and receive a 90% refundSunday 6 FebruarySunday 12 JuneSunday 16 October
Off-campus units - last day to add off-campus units to enrolmentSunday 27 FebruarySunday 3 JulySunday 6 November
Orientation week beginsMonday 28 February  
Trimester teaching period beginsMonday 7 MarchMonday 11 JulyMonday 14 November
Fees dueSaturday 12 MarchWednesday 27 JulySunday 27 November
International students - first instalment of at least 50% of Trimester fees dueSaturday 12 MarchWednesday 27 JulySunday 27 November
International students - last day for continuing students to withdraw from Trimester and receive a 100% refundSunday 20 MarchSunday 24 JulySunday 27 November
On-campus units - last day to add on-campus units to enrolment, subject to availability of placesSunday 20 MarchSunday 24 JulySunday 27 November

Census date

International students

  • International fee-paying students - last day to withdraw from Trimester and receive a 50% refund
  • International students must have finalised payment of first instalment of at least 50% of Trimester fees

 Domestic students

  • Last day to withdraw from units, intermit from Trimester or discontinue course without HECS-HELP/FEE-HELP liability
  • Last day for HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP students to make full or partial up front payments for Trimester
  • Last day for Commonwealth supported students to submit online Commonwealth Assistance Form and/or provide their tax file number (TFN)
  • FEE-HELP - last day for domestic fee-paying students to apply for FEE-HELP or pay fees up front for Trimester

All students

  • Last day to withdraw from Trimester units without reference on academic record
Thursday 31 MarchMonday 15 AugustThursday 15 December
Exam timetable released on StudentConnectWednesday 27 AprilMonday 29 AugustWednesday 14 December
Commonwealth Assistance Notices for Trimester released on StudentConnectThursday 28 AprilMonday 12 SeptemberWednesday 11 January 2012
International students - final instalment of Trimester fees dueSaturday 30 AprilThursday 15 SeptemberSunday 15 January 2012
Last day to withdraw from Trimester with a Withdrawn Late (WL) listed on academic recordSunday 8 May* Sunday 11 SeptemberSunday 15 January 2012
Exam location - last day to request a change in exam location without penalty feeThursday 12 MayThursday 15 SeptemberThursday 19 January 2012
Exam location - last day to request a change in exam location with penalty feeThursday 26 MayThursday 29 SeptemberThursday 2 February 2012
Trimester teaching period endsFriday 3 JuneFriday 7 OctoberFriday 10 February 2012
Last day to withdraw from Trimester units with Withdrawn Fail (WN) grade listed on academic recordFriday 3 JuneFriday 7 OctoberFriday 10 February 2012
Exams startThursday 9 JuneThursday 13 OctoberThursday 16 February 2012
Exams endFriday 17 JuneFriday 21 OctoberFriday 24 February
Inter-trimester breakMonday 20 June to Friday 8 JulyMonday 24 October to Friday 11 NovemberMonday 27 February - Friday 2 March 2012
Results releasedThursday 7 JulyThursday 10 NovemberFriday 2 March 2012
Graduation applications close for students completing their degree at end of TrimesterSunday 31 July (for October ceremonies)

* Monday 31 October
(International students only for December ceremonies)

Monday 30 January 2012 (for April ceremonies)

* Monday 30 January 2012
(for April ceremonies)
Supplementary and special exam timetable released on StudentConnect* Wednesday 13 JulyWednesday 14 Decembertba
Supplementary and special exams startMonday 1 AugustThursday 16 February 2012tba
Supplementary and special exams endFriday 5 AugustFriday 24 February 2012tba
Cross-institutional studies - last day for Deakin students who have studied at another institution to provide their results to DeakinFriday 26 August* Friday 13 January 2012* Friday 13 April 2012

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery Dates


Enrolment and Fee dates

 Enrolment and fee dates by event and date for Semester 1 and 2
EventSemester 1Semester 2
International students - last day for commencing international students to withdraw from Semester and receive a 90% refundSunday 2 JanuarySunday 5 June
Invoices available on StudentConnectMonday 31 JanuaryMonday 13 June
International students - last day for continuing students to withdraw from Semester and receive a 100% refundSunday 13 February  Sunday 17 July
Fees dueSunday 12 MarchFriday 12 August

Census date

International students

  • International fee-paying students - last day to withdraw from Semester and receive a 50% refund
  • International students must have finalised payment of first instalment of at least 50% of Semester fees

 Domestic students

  • Last day to withdraw from units, intermit from Semester or discontinue course without HECS-HELP/FEE-HELP liability
  • Last day for HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP students to make full or partial up front payments for Semester
  • Last day for Commonwealth supported students to submit online Commonwealth Assistance Form and/or provide their tax file number (TFN)  
  • FEE-HELP - last day for domestic fee-paying students to apply for FEE-HELP or pay fees up front for Semester

All students

  • Last day to withdraw from Semester units without reference on academic record
Thursday 31 MarchWednesday 31 August
Last day to withdraw from Semester units with a Withdrawn Late (WL) listed on academic recordMonday 11 AprilMonday 12 September
Commonwealth Assistance Notices for Semester released on StudentConnectThursday 28 April        Wednesday 28 September  
International students - final instalment of Semester fees dueSaturday 30 April Friday 30 September
Last day to withdraw from semester units with a Withdrawn Fail (WN) listed on academic recordFriday 10 JuneFriday 11 November

Year 1 and 2 students

Year 3 students

Teaching period dates for Year 3 medical students by event and Semester. 
EventDate
Rotation 1Monday 24 January - Friday 11 March
Rotation 2 (no Easter break)  Monday 14 March - Monday 29 April
Rotation 3Monday 2 May - Friday 17 June
Exam timetable releasedMonday 9 May
Exams (one day only)Friday 17 June
VacationMonday 20 June - Friday 1 July
Results ReleasedThursday 30 June, 6 pm
Rotation 4Monday 4 July - Friday 19 August
Rotation 5Monday 22 August - Friday 7 October
Exam timetable releasedMonday 10 October
Rotation 6Monday 10 October - Friday 25 November   
ExamsMonday 28 November - Friday 2 December
Notification of provisional resultsThursday 8 December
Results ReleasedTuesday 20 December, 6 pm *new date
Reassessment periodMonday 12 December - Friday 16 December

Year 4 students

Teaching period dates for Year 4 medical students by event and Semester.  
EventDate
Rotation 1Monday 24 January - Friday 25 February
Rotation 2Monday 28 February - Friday 1 April
Rotation 3Monday 4 April - Friday 22 April
Easter breakMonday 25 April - Friday 29 April
Rotation 3 (continued)Monday 2 May - Friday 13 May
Exam timetable released   Monday 9 May
Rotation 4Monday 16 May - Friday 17 June
ExamsFriday 17 June - Friday 24 June
VacationMonday 27 June - Friday 1 July
Results releasedThursday 30 June, 6 pm
Supplementary Exams  Monday 4 July - Friday 8 July
VacationMonday 11 July - Friday 15 July
Selective / Elective 1Monday 18 July - Friday 26 August
Selective / Elective 2Monday 29 August - Friday 7 October
Selective / Elective 3Monday 10 October - Friday 18 November   
Results releasedWednesday 30 November, 6 pm

Higher Degree by Research Dates


Research Census Dates

  • Quarter 1 - Thursday 31 March
  • Quarter 2 - Thursday 30 June
  • Quarter 3 - Friday 30 September
  • Quarter 4 - Saturday 31 December

The census date is the date which international research students must have paid their tuition fees in full by.  For further information visit Fees.

Induction Dates

Induction dates for Research students in 2011
Campus Date Time Location
Burwood campus  Thursday 14 April  10 am - 4.30 pm hd3.008
Geelong Waterfront campus    Friday 15 April  10 am - 4.30 pm    Costa Lecture Theatre (D4.303)
Burwood campus  Thursday 6 October  10 am - 4.30 pm hd3.008
Geelong Waterfront campus  Tuesday 18 October    10 am - 4.30 pm D2.194

Scholarship closing dates

 Domestic students

  • Thursday 30 June
  • Monday 31 October

International students

  • Thursday 30 June
  • Friday 30 September

Library thesis copies

In order to graduate, students must submit copies of their thesis to the library 6 weeks prior to the beginning of Graduations in April and October.  For more information visit Research.

3 Minute Thesis Finals

Thursday 7 July
Time - tbc
Costa Lecture Theatre (D4.303)
Waterfront Campus

For more information visit Three minute thesis competition

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