2018 Master of Dietetics dates

Here you'll find all the important dates to do with your enrolment in the Master of Dietetics dates 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
University opens for 2018Thursday 4 January
Australia Day - University closedFriday 26 January
Labour Day - University remains openMonday 12 March
Good Friday - University closedFriday 30 March
Easter Monday - University closedMonday 2 April
Easter Tuesday - University closedTuesday 3 April
ANZAC Day - University closedWednesday 25 April
Queen's Birthday - University remains open Monday 11 June
Friday before the AFL Grand Final- University closedFriday 28 September
Melbourne Cup Day - University remains openTuesday 6 November
University holiday - University closedMonday 24 December
University opens for 2019Thursday 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 28 JanuarySunday 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 MarchSunday 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Last day to withdraw from Semester units with a Withdrawn Late (WL) listed on academic recordFriday 11 MayFriday 12 October
Withdrawn Fail (WN) applies for all units withdrawn from this dateSaturday 12 MaySaturday 13 October

Teaching dates

2018 Year 1 Master of Dietetics student dates by event and semester
EventSemester 1Semester 2
Teaching period beginsMonday 26 FebruaryMonday 2 July
Mid-semester breakFriday 30 March - Friday 6 Apriln/a
Placement - Stream A *n/a

Placement 1a: Food Service: Monday 16 July - Friday 10 August
Placement 2a: Clinical: Monday 3 September - Friday 9 November

Placement - Stream B *n/aPlacement 1b: Community: Monday 23 July - Friday 7 September
Placement 2b: Food Service: Monday 1 October - Friday 26 October
Teaching period endsFriday 8 JuneFriday 16 November
Extra time periodn/aMonday 19 November - Friday 14 December
Monday 11 June - Friday 29 Junen/a
Extra time period
(only applicable to some students) ^#
n/aMonday 19 November - Friday 14 December
Results releasedThursday 28 JuneThursday 6 December
2018 Year 2 Master of Dietetics student dates by event and semester
EventSemester 1
Teaching period beginsMonday 29 January
Placement - Stream A *Placement 3a: Community: Monday 19 February - Friday 6 April
Placement - Stream B *Placement 3b: Clinical: Monday 5 February - Friday 13 April
Placement - Both Streams *Placement 4: Elective: Monday 28 May - Friday 1 June
Teaching period endsFriday 15 June
Extra time period
(only applicable to some students)
Monday 18 June - Friday 27 July
Results releasedThursday 5 July

* NB – Placement dates for 2018 are subject to change, students are advised to check their InPlace for dates.

^ Academic staff are available during this time to provide additional support to students.

# There are times where students may still be undertaking placements over result release period.

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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