2020 Northern Trimester dates

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

Northern Trimester dates 2020
Trimester Start date Invoice due date Census date End date
Northern Trimester 1 2020 Monday 20 January 2020 Thursday 6 February 2020 Wednesday 19 February 2020 Sunday 17 May 2020
Northern Trimester 2 2020 Monday 18 May 2020 Thursday 28 May 2020 Wednesday 10 June 2020 Sunday 13 September 2020
Northern Trimester 3 2020 Monday 14 September 2020 Thursday 1 October 2020 Wednesday 14 October 2020 Sunday 17 January 2021
Trimester 100% refund and Withdrawn Early (WE) No refund and Withdrawn late (WL) No refund and Withdrawn Fail (WN)
Northern Trimester 1 2020 Up until 19 February 2020 From 20 February 2020 to 8 May 2020 From 9 May 2020
Northern Trimester 2 2020 Up until 10 June 2020 From 11 June 2020 to 18 September 2020 From 19 September 2020
Northern Trimester 3 2020 Up until 14 October 2020 From 15 October to 22 January 2021 From 23 January 2021

University opening dates

University and public holidays and dates for 2020 by event, date and whether open or 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 Replaced with Thank You Day Closed
Thank You DayFriday 23 OctoberClosed
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 3 November Open
University holiday Monday 21 December - Friday 1 January 2021 Closed
Christmas Day Friday 25 December Closed
Boxing Day Saturday 26 December Closed
Boxing Day Holiday Monday 28 December Closed
New Year's Day Friday 1 January 2021 Closed
University opens for 2021 Monday 4 January 2021 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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