2019 Medicine Surgery dates

Here you'll find all the important dates for students enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine, or final year Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery for 2019, including teaching periods, holidays, census dates, withdrawal dates, exam periods and deadlines to apply to graduate.

University opening dates

University and public holidays and dates for 2019 by event, date and whether open or closed*
EventDateOpen/closed*
New Year's Day Tuesday 1 January Closed
University holidayWednesday 2 JanuaryClosed
University opens for 2019 Thursday 3 January Open
Australia Day Holiday Monday 28 January Closed
Labour Day Monday 11 March Open
Good Friday Friday 19 April Closed
Saturday of Easter weekendSaturday 20 AprilClosed
Easter Sunday Sunday 21 April Closed
Easter Monday Monday 22 April Closed
Easter Tuesday Tuesday 23 April Closed
ANZAC Day Thursday 25 April Closed
Queen's Birthday Monday 10 June Open
AFL Grand Final Eve Friday 27 September Closed
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 5 November Open
University holiday Tuesday 24 December 2019 - Thursday 2 January 2020 Closed
Christmas Day Wednesday 25 December Closed
Boxing Day Thursday 26 December Closed
New Year's Day Wednesday 1 January 2020 Closed
University opens for 2020 Friday 3 January 2020 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.

Enrolment and fee dates

2019 Semester enrolment and fee deadlines by event and semester
Event Semester 1 Semester 2
International students - last day for commencing international students to withdraw from Semester and receive a 90% refundMonday 31 December 2018Sunday 2 June
Invoices available on StudentConnectMonday 11 FebruaryMonday 3 June
International students - last day for continuing students to withdraw from Semester and receive a 100% refundMonday 11 FebruarySunday 14 July
Fees dueTuesday 12 MarchMonday 12 August
Census dateSunday 31 MarchSaturday 31 August
Commonwealth Assistance Notices for Semester released on StudentConnectFriday 26 AprilFriday 27 September
International students - final instalment of Semester fees dueTuesday 30 AprilMonday 30 September
Last day to withdraw from Semester units with a Withdrawn Late (WL) listed on academic recordSunday 12 MayTuesday 1 October
Withdrawn Fail (WN) applies for all units withdrawn from this dateMonday 13 MayWednesday 2 October

Year 1 and 2 teaching dates

2019 Year 1 and 2 Medicine student dates by event and semester
Event Semester 1 Semester 2
Teaching period beginsTuesday 29 JanuaryMonday 1 July
Easter/intra-semester breakFriday 19 April - Friday 26 AprilMonday 9 September - Friday 13 September
Exam timetable releasedMonday 6 MayMonday 30 September
Teaching period endsFriday 7 JuneFriday 8 November
SWOTVAC beginsMonday 10 JuneMonday 11 November
Examination period beginsMonday 17 JuneMonday 18 November
Examination period endsFriday 21 JuneFriday 22 November
Non-teaching periodNot applicableMonday 25 November - Friday 29 November
Inter-semester breakMonday 24 June - Friday 28 JuneMonday 16 December – Friday 20 December
Results releasedThursday 4 JulyThursday 5 December
Further assessment timetable releasedSchool will notify relevant studentsSchool will notify relevant students
Further assessment periodMonday 8 July - Friday 12 JulyMonday 9 December - Friday 13 December

Year 3 teaching dates

2019 Year 3 Semester 1 Medicine student dates by event and date
EventDate
Rotation 1Monday 21 January - Friday 8 March
Rotation 2 (no Easter break)Monday 11 March - Friday 26 April
Rotation 3Monday 29 April - Thursday 13 June
Exam timetable releasedMonday 6 May
ExaminationFriday 14 June
Inter-semester breakMonday 17 June - Friday 28 June
Results ReleasedThursday 4 July
2019 Year 3 Semester 2 Medicine student dates by event and date
EventDate
Rotation 4Monday 1 July - Friday 16 August
Rotation 5Monday 19 August - Friday 4 October
Exam timetable releasedMonday 30 September
Rotation 6Monday 7 October - Friday 22 November
Exam period beginsMonday 25 November
Exam period endsFriday 29 November
Results ReleasedThursday 5 December
Further assessment timetable releasedSchool will notify relevant students
Further assessment periodMonday 9 December - Friday 13 December
Inter-semester breakMonday 16 December – Friday 20 December

Year 4 teaching dates

2019 Year 4 Semester 1 Medicine/Surgery student dates by event and date
EventDate
Rotation 1 Monday 21 January - Friday 22 February
Rotation 2 Monday 25 February - Friday 29 March
Rotation 3 (no Easter break) Monday 1 April – Friday 3 May
Exam timetable released Monday 6 May
Rotation 4 Monday 6 May – Friday 7 June
Semester break Monday 10 June – Friday 14 June
Exam period begins Monday 17 June
Exam period ends Friday 21 June
Non-teaching period Monday 24 June - Friday 28 June
Results released Thursday 4 July
Further assessment timetable released School will notify relevant students
Inter-semester break Monday 1 July - Friday 5 July
Further assessment period Monday 8 July - Friday 12 July
2019 Year 4 Semester 2 Medicine/Surgery student dates by event and date
EventDate
Selective / Elective 1 Monday 15 July - Friday 23 August
Selective / Elective 2 Monday 26 August - Friday 4 October
Graduation applications open for students completing their degree at the end of Semester for December ceremonies Monday 30 September
Selective / Elective 3 Monday 7 October - Friday 15 November
Graduation applications close and graduation fee due for students completing their degree at end of Semester for December ceremonies Friday 25 October
Results released Thursday 28 November
Graduation ceremony at Geelong Waterfront campus for students who completed their degree at the end of semester ~ Tuesday 10 December

~ this date had originally been listed as 12 December but is now 10 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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