2017 Research Degree Dates

Dates relating to the research study periods and international student census dates can be found here.

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Applications for candidature without scholarship may be made at any time. Applications for candidature and scholarships must be made by the applicable deadline. Commencement of candidature is not confined to Deakin's trimesters.

2017 Research Degree Dates including  Victorian public holidays
Event Date
University opens for 2017 Wednesday 4 January
Australia Day - University closed Thursday 26 January
Labour Day - University remains open Monday 13 March
2017 Quarter 1 Census date for international candidates Friday 31 March
Good Friday - University closed Friday 14 April
Easter Monday - University closed Monday 17 April
Easter Tuesday - University closed Tuesday 18 April
ANZAC Day – University closed Tuesday 25 April
Queen's Birthday - University remains open Monday 12 June
2017 Quarter 2 Census date for international candidate Friday 30 June
AFL Grand Final Eve public holiday - University closed Friday 29 September
2017 Quarter 3 Census date for international candidates Saturday 30 September
Melbourne Cup Day - University remains open Tuesday 7 November
2017 Quarter 4 Census date for international candidates Sunday 31 December
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