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2021 Northern Trimester dates

The Graduate Certificate of Entrepreneurship (M555) is a partnership with Coventry University and uses the Northern Trimester calendar.

Northern Trimester dates 2021
Trimester Start date Invoice due date Census date End date
Northern Trimester 1 Monday 18 January Saturday 6 February Wednesday 17 February  Saturday 17 April
Northern Trimester 2 Monday 17 May  Friday 28 May  Wednesday 16 June  Saturday 14 August 
Northern Trimester 3 Monday 13 September  Friday 1 October  Wednesday 13 October  Saturday 11 December
Trimester 100% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE) No refund and Withdrawn late (WL) No refund and Withdrawn Fail (WN)
Northern Trimester 1 Up until Wednesday 17 February From Thursday 18 February to Saturday 17 April 

From Saturday 18 April

Northern Trimester 2 Up until Wednesday 16 June  From Thursday 17 June to Saturday 14 August  From Sunday 15 August 
Northern Trimester 3 Up until Wednesday 13 October  From Thursday 14 October to Saturday 11 December From Sunday 12 December

University opening dates

University and public holidays and dates for 2021 by event, date and whether open or closed*
New Year's Day Friday 1 January Closed
University opens for 2021 Monday 4 January Open
Australia Day Tuesday 26 January Closed
Labour Day Monday 8 March Open
Good Friday Friday 2 April Closed
Saturday of Easter weekend Saturday 3 April Closed
Easter Sunday Sunday 4 April Closed
Easter Monday Monday 5 April Closed
Easter Tuesday Tuesday 6 April Closed
ANZAC Day Monday 26 April (in lieu of 25 April) Closed
Queen's Birthday Monday 14 June Open
AFL Grand Final Eve Friday 24 September Closed
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 2 November Open
University shut down Wednesday 22 December Closed
Christmas Day Saturday 25 December Closed
Christmas Day holiday Monday 27 December Closed
Boxing Day Sunday 26 December Closed
Boxing Day Holiday Tuesday 28 December Closed
New Year's Day Saturday 1 January 2022 Closed
University opens for 2022 Thursday 6 January 2022 Open

*When CLOSED is indicated, please note that our libraries may still be available on some days when the Uni is closed, please check the library website to confirm opening hours.

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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