2018 Medicine Surgery dates

This page displays all important dates to do with your enrolment in the Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery in 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 TBC
Melbourne Cup Day - University remains open Tuesday 6 November
University holiday - University closed Monday 24 December to TBC
University opens for 2019 TBC

Enrolment and fee dates for Medicine/Surgery

2018 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 31 December 2017Sunday 3 June
Invoices available on StudentConnect Monday 29 JanuaryMonday 4 June
International students - last day for continuing students to withdraw from Semester and receive a 100% refund Sunday 11 FebruarySunday 15 July
Fees due Monday 12 MarchSunday 12 August
Census date Saturday 31 MarchFriday 31 August
Commonwealth Assistance Notices for Semester released on StudentConnect Friday 27 AprilThursday 27 September
International students - final instalment of Semester fees due Monday 30 AprilSunday 30 September
Last day to withdraw from Semester units with a Withdrawn Late (WL) listed on academic record TBC TBC
Withdrawn Fail (WN) applies for all units withdrawn from this date TBC TBC

Year 1 and 2 Medicine/Surgery dates

2018 Year 1 and 2 medical student dates by event, date and semester
Event Semester 1 Semester 2
Teaching period begins Monday 29 January Monday 2 July
Easter vacation / intra semester break Friday 30 March - Friday 6 April Monday 10 September - Friday 14 September
Exam timetable released Monday 7 MayMonday 1 October
Teaching period ends Friday 8 June Friday 9 November
SWOTVAC begins Monday 11 June Monday 12 November
Examination period begins Monday 18 June Monday 19 November
Examination period ends Friday 22 June Friday 23 November
Non-teaching period Not applicable Monday 26 November - Friday 30 November
Inter semester break Monday 25 June - Friday 29 June Monday 17 December - to be confirmed
Results released Thursday 5 July Thursday 6 December
Further assessment timetable released School will notify relevant students School will notify relevant students
Further assessment period Monday 9 July - Friday 13 July Monday 10 December - Friday 14 December

Year 3 Medicine/Surgery dates

Semester 1 2018 Year 3 medical student dates by event and date
Event Date
Rotation 1 Monday 22 January - Friday 9 March
Rotation 2 (no Easter break) Monday 12 March - Friday 27 April
Rotation 3 Monday 30 April - Thursday 14 June
Exam timetable released Monday 7 May
Examination period Friday 15 June
Inter semester break Monday 18 June - Friday 29 June
Results Released Thursday 5 July
Semester 2 2018 Year 3 medical student dates by event and date
Event Date
Rotation 4 Monday 2 July - Friday 17 August
Rotation 5 Monday 20 August - Friday 5 October
Exam timetable released Monday 1 October
Rotation 6 Monday 8 October - Friday 23 November
Exam period begins Monday 26 November
Exam period ends Friday 30 November
Results Released Thursday 6 December
Further assessment timetable released School will notify relevant students
Further assessment period Monday 10 December - Friday 14 December
Inter semester break Monday 17 December - TBC

Year 4 Medicine/Surgery dates

Semester 1 2018 Year 4 medical student dates by event and date
Event Date
Rotation 1 Monday 22 January - Friday 23 February
Rotation 2 Monday 26 February - Thursday 29 March
Easter vacation / intra semester break Friday 30 March - Friday 6 April
Rotation 3 Monday 9 April - Friday 11 May
Exam timetable released Monday 7 May
Rotation 4 Monday 14 May - Friday 15 June
Exam period begins Monday 18 June
Exam period ends Friday 22 June
Non-teaching period Monday 25 June - Friday 29 June
Results released Thursday 5 July
Further assessment timetable released School will notify relevant students
Further assessment period Monday 9 July - Friday 13 July
Inter semester break Monday 9 July - Friday 13 July
Semester 2 2018 Year 4 medical student dates by event and date
Event Date
Selective / Elective 1 Monday 16 July - Friday 24 August
Selective / Elective 2 Monday 27 August - Friday 5 October
Graduation applications open for students completing their degree at the end of Semester for December ceremonies Monday 1 October
Selective / Elective 3 Monday 8 October - Friday 16 November
Graduation applications close and graduation fee due for students completing their degree at end of Semester for December ceremonies Friday 26 October
Results released Thursday 29 November
Graduation ceremony at Geelong Waterfront campus for students who completed their degree at the end of semester Thursday 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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