Semester dates 2015

University opening dates

University holidays and dates for 2015 by event and date
Event Date
University opens for 2015Monday 5 January
Australia Day - University closedMonday 26 January
Labour Day - University remains openMonday 9 March
Good Friday - University closedFriday 3 April
Easter Monday - University closedMonday 6 April
Easter Tuesday - University closedTuesday 7 April
ANZAC DaySaturday 25 April
Queen's Birthday - University remains open Monday 8 June
Melbourne Cup Day - University remains openTuesday 3 November
University holiday - University closedTo be confirmed
University opens for 2016To be confirmed

Semester 1 and 2 - enrolment and fee dates

2015 Semester enrolment and fee deadlines
Event Semester 1 Semester 2
International students - last day for commencing international students to withdraw from Semester and receive a 90% refund Sunday 4 January Sunday 7 June
Invoices available on StudentConnect Monday 2 February Monday 8 June
International students - last day for continuing students to withdraw from Semester and receive a 100% refund Sunday 15 February   Sunday 19 July
Fees due Thursday 12 March Wednesday 12 August
Census date Tuesday 31 March Monday 31 August
Last day to withdraw from Semester units with a Withdrawn Late (WL) listed on academic record Monday 13 April Monday 14 September
Commonwealth Assistance Notices for Semester released on StudentConnect Tuesday 28 April Friday 25 September
International students - final instalment of Semester fees due Thursday 30 April Wednesday 30 September
Last day to withdraw from semester units with a Withdrawn Fail (WN) listed on academic record Friday 12 June Friday 13 November

Census date explained

International students

  • International fee-paying students - last day to withdraw from Semester and receive a 50% refund

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)  
  • Last day to pay or defer the Student Services and Amenities Fee through SA-HELP (if eligible)
  • 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

Year 1 and 2 Medical Students

Year 1 and 2 medical student dates by event, date and semester for 2015
Event Semester 1 Semester 2
Teaching period begins Monday 2 February Monday 6 July
Mid-Semester break Monday 6 April - Friday 10 April Monday 14 September - Friday 18 September
Exam timetable released Monday 11 May Monday 12 October
Teaching period ends Friday 12 June Friday 13 November
SWOTVAC begins Monday 15 June Monday 16 November
Examination period begins Monday 22 June Monday 23 November
Examination period ends Friday 26 June Friday 27 November
Non-teaching period not applicable Monday 30 November - Friday 11 December
Vacation Monday 29 June - Friday 3 July Monday 21 December - tbc
Results released Thursday 9 July, 4 pm Thursday 10 December, 4 pm
Reassessment period timetable released School will notify relevant students School will notify relevant students
Reassessment period Monday 13 July - Friday 17 July Monday 14 December - Friday 18 December

Year 3 Medical Students

Year 3 medical student dates by event and date for 2015
Event Date
Rotation 1 Tuesday 27 January to Friday 13 March
Rotation 2 (no Easter break) Monday 16 March to Friday 1 May
Rotation 3 Monday 4 May to Thursday 18 June
Exam timetable released Monday 11 May
Exams Friday 19 June
Vacation Monday 22 June - Friday 3 July
Results Released Thursday 9 July, 4 pm
Rotation 4 Monday 6 July to Friday 21 August
Rotation 5 Monday 24 August to Friday 9 October
Exam timetable released Monday 12 October
Rotation 6 Monday 12 October to Friday 27 November
Exam period begins Monday 30 November
Exam period ends Friday 4 December
Results Released Thursday 10 December, 4 pm
Reassessment period timetable released School will notify relevant students
Reassessment period Monday 14  December - Friday 18 December
Vacation Monday 21 December - tbc

Year 4 Medical Students

Year 4 medical student dates by event and date for 2015
Event Date
Rotation 1 Tuesday 27 January to Friday 27 February
Rotation 2 Monday 2 March to Thursday 2 April
Easter break Friday 3 April - Friday 10 April
Rotation 3 Monday 13 April to Friday 15 May
Exam timetable released Monday 11 May
Rotation 4 Monday 18 May to Thursday 18 June
Exam period begins Friday 19 June
Exam period ends Friday 26 June
Vacation 1 Monday 29 June - Friday 3 July
Results released Thursday 2 July, 4 pm
Reassessment period timetable released School will notify relevant students
Reassessment period Monday 6 July - Friday 10 July
Selective / Elective 1 Monday 20 July to Friday 28 August
Selective / Elective 2 Monday 31 August to Friday 9 October
Graduation applications open for students completing their degree at the end of Semester for December ceremonies Thursday 1 October
Selective / Elective 3 Monday 12 October to Friday 20 November
Graduation applications close and graduation fee due for students completing
their degree at end of Semester for December ceremonies
Friday 30 October
Results released Thursday 3 December, 4 pm
Graduation ceremony at Geelong Waterfront campus for students who completed their degree at the end of Semester Thursday 10 December
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