2018 Medicine Surgery dates

Here you'll find all the important dates to do with your enrolment in the Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery for 2018, including teaching periods, holidays, census dates, withdrawal dates, exam periods and deadlines to apply to graduate.

University opening dates

University holidays and dates for 2018 by event and date
Event Date
University opens for 2018 Thursday 4 January
Australia Day - University closed Friday 26 January
Labour Day - University remains open Monday 12 March
Good Friday - University closed Friday 30 March
Easter Monday - University closed Monday 2 April
Easter Tuesday - University closed Tuesday 3 April
ANZAC Day - University closed Wednesday 25 April
Queen's Birthday - University remains open Monday 11 June
Friday before the AFL Grand Final- University closed Friday 28 September
Melbourne Cup Day - University remains open Tuesday 6 November
University holiday - University closed Monday 24 December to Wednesday 2 January 2019
University opens for 2019 Thursday 3 January 2019

Enrolment and fee dates

2018 Semester enrolment and fee deadlines by event and semester
EventSemester 1Semester 2
International students - last day for commencing international students to withdraw from Semester and receive a 90% refundSunday 31 December 2017Sunday 3 June
Invoices available on StudentConnectMonday 29 JanuaryMonday 4 June
International students - last day for continuing students to withdraw from Semester and receive a 100% refundSunday 11 FebruarySunday 15 July
Fees dueMonday 12 MarchSunday 12 August
Census dateSaturday 31 MarchFriday 31 August
Commonwealth Assistance Notices for Semester released on StudentConnectFriday 27 AprilThursday 27 September
International students - final instalment of Semester fees dueMonday 30 AprilSunday 30 September
Last day to withdraw from Semester units with a Withdrawn Late (WL) listed on academic recordFriday 11 MayFriday 12 October
Withdrawn Fail (WN) applies for all units withdrawn from this dateSaturday 12 MaySaturday 13 October

Year 1 and 2 teaching dates

2018 Year 1 and 2 Medicine/Surgery student dates by event and semester
EventSemester 1Semester 2
Teaching period beginsMonday 29 JanuaryMonday 2 July
Easter vacation / intra-semester breakFriday 30 March - Friday 6 AprilMonday 10 September - Friday 14 September
Exam timetable releasedMonday 7 MayMonday 1 October
Teaching period endsFriday 8 JuneFriday 9 November
SWOTVAC beginsMonday 11 JuneMonday 12 November
Examination period beginsMonday 18 JuneMonday 19 November
Examination period endsFriday 22 JuneFriday 23 November
Non-teaching periodNot applicableMonday 26 November - Friday 30 November
Inter-semester breakMonday 25 June - Friday 29 JuneMonday 17 December - Tuesday 29 January 2019
Results releasedThursday 5 JulyThursday 6 December
Further assessment timetable releasedSchool will notify relevant studentsSchool will notify relevant students
Further assessment periodMonday 9 July - Friday 13 JulyMonday 10 December - Friday 14 December

Year 3 teaching dates

2018 Year 3 Semester 1 Medicine/Surgery student dates by event and date
EventDate
Rotation 1Monday 22 January - Friday 9 March
Rotation 2 (no Easter break)Monday 12 March - Friday 27 April
Rotation 3Monday 30 April - Thursday 14 June
Exam timetable releasedMonday 7 May
Examination periodFriday 15 June
Inter-semester breakMonday 18 June - Friday 29 June
Results ReleasedThursday 5 July
2018 Year 3 Semester 2 Medicine/Surgery student dates by event and date
EventDate
Rotation 4Monday 2 July - Friday 17 August
Rotation 5Monday 20 August - Friday 5 October
Exam timetable releasedMonday 1 October
Rotation 6Monday 8 October - Friday 23 November
Exam period beginsMonday 26 November
Exam period endsFriday 30 November
Results ReleasedThursday 6 December
Further assessment timetable releasedSchool will notify relevant students
Further assessment periodMonday 10 December - Friday 14 December
Inter-semester breakMonday 17 December - Monday 21 January 2019

Year 4 teaching dates

2018 Year 4 Semester 1 Medicine/Surgery student dates by event and date
EventDate
Rotation 1Monday 22 January - Friday 23 February
Rotation 2Monday 26 February - Thursday 29 March
Easter vacation / intra-semester breakFriday 30 March - Friday 6 April
Rotation 3Monday 9 April - Friday 11 May
Exam timetable releasedMonday 7 May
Rotation 4Monday 14 May - Friday 15 June
Exam period beginsMonday 18 June
Exam period endsFriday 22 June
Non-teaching periodMonday 25 June - Friday 29 June
Results releasedThursday 5 July
Further assessment timetable releasedSchool will notify relevant students
Further assessment periodMonday 9 July - Friday 13 July
Inter-semester breakMonday 9 July - Friday 13 July
2018 Year 4 Semester 2 Medicine/Surgery student dates by event and date
EventDate
Selective / Elective 1Monday 16 July - Friday 24 August
Selective / Elective 2Monday 27 August - Friday 5 October
Graduation applications open for students completing their degree at the end of Semester for December ceremoniesMonday 1 October
Selective / Elective 3Monday 8 October - Friday 16 November
Graduation applications close and graduation fee due for students completing their degree at end of Semester for December ceremoniesFriday 26 October
Results releasedThursday 29 November
Graduation ceremony at Geelong Waterfront campus for students who completed their degree at the end of semesterThursday 13 December

Census date explained

The census date is important as it is the last date to finalise aspects of your enrolment and fee obligations as detailed below.

International students:

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

Domestic students:

  • Last day to withdraw from units, intermit from current Semester or discontinue course without HECS-HELP/FEE-HELP liability
  • Last day for Commonwealth supported, HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP or SA-HELP students to make full or partial upfront payments for current 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
  • Last day to withdraw from current Semester without incurring the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

All students

Last day to withdraw from current Semester units without reference on academic record.

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