2023 Doctor of Medicine dates

Here you'll find all the important dates for students enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine for 2023, 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 2023 by event, date and whether open or closed*
EventDateOpen/closed*
New Year's Day Sunday 1 January Closed
New Year's Day holiday Monday 2 January Closed
University opens for 2023 Thursday 5 January Open
Australia Day Thursday 26 January Closed
Labour Day Monday 13 March Open
Good Friday Friday 7 April Closed
Saturday of Easter weekend Saturday 8 April Closed
Easter Sunday Sunday 9 April Closed
Easter Monday Monday 10 April Closed
Easter Tuesday Tuesday 11 April Closed
ANZAC Day Tuesday 25 April Closed
Queen's Birthday Monday 12 June Open
AFL Grand Final Eve To be confirmed Closed
Melbourne Cup Tuesday 7 November Open
University shut down To be confirmed Closed
Christmas Day Monday 25 December Closed
Boxing Day Tuesday 26 December Closed
New Year's Day Monday 1 January 2024 Closed
University opens for 2024 To be confirmed 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

2023 semester enrolment and fee deadlines by event and semester
Event Semester 1 Semester 2
Commencing International students - last day for commencing international students to withdraw from Semester and receive a 90% refund Sunday 25 December 2022Sunday 25 May

Invoices available on StudentConnect

Tuesday 17 JanuaryFriday 26 May
Last day for commencing students to add units to enrolment both Campus and Online - subject to availability of places.Friday 20 JanuaryFriday 23 June
Continuing International students - last day for continuing students to withdraw from Semester and receive a 100% refund Sunday 5 FebruaryFriday 9 July
International students - fees due Wednesday 15 FebruaryWednesday 19 July
Domestic students - fees due Sunday 12 MarchSaturday 12 August
Census date Friday 31 March Thursday 31 August
Commonwealth Assistance Notices for Semester released on StudentConnect Friday 28 AprilThursday 28 September
Last day to withdraw from Semester units with a Withdrawn Late (WL) listed on academic record Sunday 8 MaySunday 8 October
Withdrawn Fail (WN) applies for all units withdrawn from this date.Monday 9 MayMonday 9 October

Year 1 and 2 teaching dates

2023 Year 1 and 2 Medicine student dates by event and semester
Event Semester 1 Semester 2
Teaching period begins Monday 23 January Monday 26 June
Easter/intra-semester break Friday 7 April - Friday 14 April Monday 4 September - Friday 8 September
Exam timetable released Monday 8 MayMonday 18 September
Teaching period ends Friday 2 June Friday 3 November
Study period Monday 5 June - Friday 9 June Monday 6 November - Friday 10 November
Examination period Monday 12 June - Friday 16 June Monday 13 November - Friday 17 November
Non-teaching period Not applicable Monday 20 November - Friday 1 December
Inter-semester break Monday 19 June - Friday 23 June Monday 11 December - Friday 19 January 2024
Results released Thursday 29 JuneThursday 30 November
Further assessment timetable released School will notify relevant students School will notify relevant students
Further assessment periodMonday 3 July - Friday 7 JulyMonday 4 December - Friday 8 December

Year 3 teaching dates

2023 Year 3 Semester 1 Medicine student dates by event and date
Event Date
Orientation Monday 9 January - Friday 13 January
Rotation 1 Monday 16 January - Friday 3 March
Rotation 2 (no Easter break) Monday 6 March – Friday 21 April
Rotation 3 Monday 24 April – Thursday 8 June
Exam timetable released Monday 8 May
Examination Friday 9 June
Inter-semester break Monday 12 June - Friday 16 June
Results Released Thursday 29 June
Further assessment timetable releasedSchool will notify relevant students
Further assessment periodMonday 3 July - Friday 7 July
2023 Year 3 Semester 2 Medicine student dates by event and date
Event Date
Rotation 4 Monday 19 June - Friday 4 August
Rotation 5 Monday 7 August - Friday 22 September
Rotation 6 Monday 25 September - Wednesday 8 November
Exam timetable released Monday 18 September
Study period Thursday 9 November - Wednesday 15 November
Exam period Thursday 16 November - Friday 24 November
Results Released Thursday 30 November
Further assessment timetable released School will notify relevant students
Further assessment period Monday 4 December - Friday 8 December
Inter-semester break Monday 11 December – Friday 19 January 2024
2021 Year 3 Semester 1 Medicine student dates by event and date
EventDate
Orientation TBA
Rotation 1 TBA
Rotation 2 (no Easter break) TBA
Rotation 3 TBA
Exam timetable released TBA
Examination TBA
Inter-semester break TBA
Results Released TBA
2021 Year 3 Semester 2 Medicine student dates by event and date
EventDate
Rotation 4 TBA
Rotation 5 TBA
Exam timetable released TBA
Rotation 6 TBA
Study period TBA
Exam period begins TBA
Exam period ends TBA
Results Released TBA
Further assessment timetable released TBA
Further assessment period TBA
Inter-semester break TBA

Year 4 teaching dates

2023 Year 4 Semester 1 Medicine student dates by event and date
EventDate
Orientation Monday 9 January - Friday 13 January
Rotation 1 Monday 16 January - Friday 17 February
Rotation 2 Monday 20 February - Friday 24 March
Rotation 3 (no Easter break) Monday 27 March - Friday 28 April
Rotation 4 - Pre-Internship 1 Monday 1 May - Friday 2 June
Intra-semester break Not applicable for fourth year
Exam period Not applicable for fourth year
Results released Wednesday 29 November
Further assessment timetable released Not applicable for fourth year
Further assessment period Not applicable for fourth year
Inter-semester break Friday 5 June - Friday 9 June
2023 Year 4 Semester 2 Medicine student dates by event and date
EventDate
Rotation 5 - Research Scholar Program Monday 12 June - Friday 14 July
Rotation 6 Monday 17 July - Friday 18 August
Rotation 7 Monday 21 August - Friday 22 September
Graduation applications open for international and Medical students completing their degree in Trimester 2 / Semester 2 for December ceremonies To be confirmed
Exam timetable releasedMonday 18 September
Study period Monday 25 September - Friday 29 September
Examination period Monday 2 October - Friday 6 October
Further assessment timetable released School will notify relevant students
Further assessment period Monday 9 October - Friday 13 October
Rotation 8 - Elective and pre-internship Monday 16 October - Friday 17 November
Graduation applications close and graduation fee due for international and Medical students completing their degree in Trimester 2 / Semester 2 for December graduation ceremonies To be confirmed
Results released Thursday 23 November
December graduation ceremonies at Geelong Waterfront (International students and School of Medicine) To be confirmed
2021 Year 4 Semester 1 Medicine/Surgery student dates by event and date
EventDate
Orientation TBA
Rotation 1 TBA
Rotation 2 TBA
Rotation 3 (no Easter break) TBA
Easter vacation / intra-semester break TBA
Exam timetable released TBA
Rotation 4 TBA
Exam period begins TBA
Exam period ends TBA
Non-teaching period TBA
Rotation 5 - Extended Studies* TBA
Results released TBA
Further assessment timetable released TBA
Inter-semester break TBA
Further assessment period TBA
2020 Year 4 Semester 2 Medicine/Surgery student dates by event and date
EventDate
Rotation 6 TBA
Mid semester break TBA
Graduation applications open for students completing their degree at the end of Semester for December ceremonies TBA
Clinical Intensive block TBA
Graduation applications close and graduation fee due for students completing their degree at end of Semester for December ceremonies TBA
Study period TBA
Examination date TBA
Further Assessment timetable released TBA
Results released TBA
Graduation ceremony at Geelong Waterfront campus for students who completed their degree at the end of semester TBA

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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