2020 Doctor of Medicine dates

Here you'll find all the important dates for students enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine for 2020, 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 2020 by event, date and whether open or closed*
EventDateOpen/closed*
New Year's Day Wednesday 1 January Closed
University opens for 2020 Thursday 2 January Open
Australia Day Holiday Monday 27 January (in lieu of 26 January) Closed
Labour Day Monday 9 March Open
Good Friday Friday 10 April Closed
Saturday of Easter weekend Saturday 11 April Closed
Easter Sunday Sunday 12 April Closed
Easter Monday Monday 13 April Closed
Easter Tuesday Tuesday 14 April Closed
ANZAC Day Monday 27 April (in lieu of 25 April) Closed
Queen's Birthday Monday 8 June Open
AFL Grand Final Eve TBC Closed
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 3 November Open
University holiday TBC Closed
Christmas Day Friday 25 December Closed
Boxing Day Saturday 26 December Closed
New Year's Day Friday 1 January 2021 Closed
University opens for 2021 TBC 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

2020 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% refund Sunday 29 December 2019 Sunday 31 May
Invoices available on StudentConnect Monday 13 January Monday 25 May
International students - last day for continuing students to withdraw from Semester and receive a 100% refund Sunday 9 February Sunday 12 July
International students - first instalment of at least 50% of fees due Saturday 15 February Sunday 19 July
Domestic students - fees due Thursday 12 March Wednesday 12 August
International students - final instalment of Semester fees due Tuesday 31 March Monday 31 August
Census date Tuesday 31 March Monday 31 August
Commonwealth Assistance Notices for Semester released on StudentConnect Tuesday 28 April Monday 28 September
Last day to withdraw from Semester units with a Withdrawn Late (WL) listed on academic record Monday 11 May Tuesday 29 September
Withdrawn Fail (WN) applies for all units withdrawn from this date Tuesday 12 May Wednesday 30 September

Year 1 and 2 teaching dates

2020 Year 1 and 2 Medicine student dates by event and semester
Event Semester 1 Semester 2
Teaching period begins Tuesday 28 January Monday 29 June
Easter/intra-semester break Friday 10 April - Friday 17 April Monday 7 September - Friday 11 September
Exam timetable released TBC TBC
Teaching period ends Friday 5 June Friday 6 November
Study period begins Monday 8 June Monday 9 November
Examination period begins Monday 15 June Monday 16 November
Examination period ends Friday 19 June Friday 20 November
Non-teaching period Not applicable Monday 23 November - Friday 4 December
Inter-semester break Monday 22 June - Friday 26 June Monday 14 December - Friday 29 January 2021
Results released Thursday 2 July Thursday 3 December
Further assessment timetable released School will notify relevant students School will notify relevant students
Further assessment period Monday 6 July - Friday 10 July Monday 7 December - Friday 11 December

Year 3 teaching dates

2020 Year 3 Semester 1 Medicine student dates by event and date
EventDate
Orientation Monday 13 January
Rotation 1 Monday 20 January - Friday 6 March
Rotation 2 (no Easter break) Monday 9 March - Friday 24 April
Rotation 3 Monday 27 April - Friday 12 June
Exam timetable released TBC
Examination Friday 12 June
Inter-semester break Monday 15 June - Friday 19 June
Results Released Thursday 2 July
2020 Year 3 Semester 2 Medicine student dates by event and date
EventDate
Rotation 4 Monday 22 June - Friday 7 August
Rotation 5 Monday 10 August - Thursday 24 September
Exam timetable released TBC
Rotation 6 Monday 28 September - Wednesday 11 November
Study periodThursday 12 November - Wednesday 18 November
Exam period begins Thursday 19 November
Exam period ends Friday 27 November
Results Released Thursday 3 December
Further assessment timetable released School will notify relevant students
Further assessment period Monday 7 December - Friday 11 December
Inter-semester break Monday 14 December - Friday 8 January 2021

Year 4 teaching dates

2020 Year 4 Semester 1 Medicine/Surgery student dates by event and date
EventDate
Orientation Monday 13 January
Rotation 1 Monday 20 January - Friday 21 February
Rotation 2 Monday 24 February - Friday 27 March
Rotation 3 (no Easter break) Monday 30 March - Friday 1 May
Easter vacation / intra-semester break Not applicable for fourth year
Exam timetable released TBC
Rotation 4 Monday 4 May - Friday 5 June
Exam period begins Not applicable for fourth year
Exam period ends Not applicable for fourth year
Non-teaching period Not applicable for fourth year
Rotation 5 - Extended Studies* Monday 8 June - Friday 10 July
Results released Thursday 2 July
Further assessment timetable released Not applicable for fourth year
Inter-semester break Not applicable for fourth year
Further assessment period Not applicable for fourth year
2020 Year 4 Semester 2 Medicine/Surgery student dates by event and date
EventDate
Rotation 6 Monday 13 July – Friday 14 August 
Study period Monday 17 August – Friday 21 August   
Examination period begins Monday 24 August 
Examination period ends Friday 28 August 
Further Assessment timetable released School will notify relevant students   
Further Assessment period Monday 31 August – Friday 4 September 
Mid semester break Monday 7 September – Friday 11 September 
Elective & Pre-internship Monday 14 September – Friday 20 November 
Graduation applications open for students completing their degree at the end of Semester for December ceremonies Monday 28 September
Graduation applications close and graduation fee due for students completing their degree at end of Semester for December ceremonies Friday 23 October
Results released Thursday 26 November 
Graduation ceremony at Geelong Waterfront campus for students who completed their degree at the end of semester Tuesday 8 December at 12 noon

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.

StudentConnect

Login to StudentConnect to check your fees or change your enrolment.

For further assistance contact Student Central.

Last updated:
Page custodian: Division of Student Administration