Important dates

2017 Regular Semester Important Dates

(Regular Semester Important Dates applies to the following locations: Mt Helen, Churchill, Camp St, Horsham, SMB, Berwick and all TAFE partners)

VET Teaching Period 1701

DateEvent
Census dates for eligible VET student loan programs
20 JanCensus Date for approved VET student loan courses
1 FebCensus Date for approved VET student loan courses
31 MarCensus Date for approved VET student loan courses
17 AprCensus Date for approved VET student loan courses
31 MayCensus Date for approved VET student loan courses
1 JulCensus Date for approved VET student loan courses
31 AugCensus Date for approved VET student loan courses
31 OctCensus Date for approved VET student loan courses
1 DecCensus Date for approved VET student loan courses
Important Dates
29 SepAFL Grand Final eve public holiday (TBC)
25 AprilANZAC Day (University closed)
26 JanAustralia Day Public Holiday (University closed)
14 - 18 MarEaster (University closed)
13 MarLabour Day Public Holiday (University closed)
12 JunQueen's Birthday Public Holiday
22 DecUniversity closed for Christmas/New year period.
3 JanUniversity opens for 2017

HE Teaching Period 1705 - Semester 1

Date Event
03 Jan University opens for 2017
26 Jan Australia Day Public Holiday (University closed)
20 - 24 Feb Orientation week
27 Feb Semester 1 lectures commence
10 Mar Last date to add courses to semester 1 enrolment without financial penalty
13 Mar Labour Day public holiday (University closed)
31 Mar Census date: Last date to drop/withdraw from higher education courses for Semester 1 enrolment without incurring a HECS/fee debt
14 -18 Apr Easter (University closed)
14 - 28 Apr Semester 1 lecture break (includes Easter)
01 May Semester 1 lectures recommence
25 Apr ANZAC Day (University closed)
08 May Final exam timetable published
19 May Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a semester 1 course
02 Jun Semester 1 lectures finish
05 - 09 JunSemester 1 SWOT vac
12 Jun Queen's Birthday public holiday 
13 - 26 Jun Semester 1 examination period
26 Jun End 1st semester teaching period
27 Jun - 28 Jul Mid-year lecture break
07 Jul Results for semester 1 published. mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period 1720 - Semester 2

Date

Event

31-Jul

Semester 2 lectures commence

11-Aug

Last date to add courses to semester 2 enrolment without financial penalty

31-Aug

Census date: Last date to drop/withdraw from higher education courses for semester 2 enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt

25 Sep- 6 Oct

Semester 2 lecture break

29-Sep

AFL Grand Final eve public holiday

9-Oct

Semester 2 lectures recommence

2-Oct

Final exam timetable published

20-Oct

Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a semester 2 course

3-Nov

Semester 2 lectures finish

6-10 Nov

Semester 2 SWOT Vac

13-24 Nov

Semester 2 examination period

24-Nov

End of 2nd semester teaching period

8-Dec

Results for semester 2 published.  mysc.federation.edu.au

22-Dec

University closes for Christmas/New Year period.

HE Teaching Period 1702 - Late Summer

DateEvent
02 Jan Late Summer teaching period commences
03 Jan University opens for 2017
13 Jan Last date to add courses to Late Summer semester enrolment without financial penalty
20 Jan Census Date:  Last date to drop/withdraw from HE courses for Late Summer enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt
26 Jan Australia Day Public Holiday (University closed)
27 Jan Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a late Summer course
24 Feb End of late Summer teaching periods
10 Mar Results for late Summer 2017 published - mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period 1625 - Spring (continued from 2016)

DateEvent
03 Jan University opens for 2017
06 Jan Results for Spring semester 2016 published - mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period 1725 - Spring

DateEvent
01 Sep Spring teaching period commences
15 Sep * Last date to add courses to Spring teaching period is two weeks after program commences
29 Sep AFL Grand Final Eve Public Holiday (TBC)
15 Oct Census Date: Last date to drop/withdraw from Higher Education courses for Spring enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt
17 Nov Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Spring teaching period course
22 Dec University closed for Christmas/New year period.
31 Dec End of Spring teaching period
Jan University opens for 2018
12 Jan Results for Spring Semester 2017 published. mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period 1627 - Summer (continued from 2016)

DateEvent
03 Jan University opens for 2017
26 Jan Australia Day Public Holiday (University closed)
27 Jan Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Summer teaching period course
25 Feb End of Summer teaching periods
10 Mar Results for Summer Semester 2016 published. mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period 1727 - Summer

DateEvent
13 Nov Summer teaching period commences
24 Nov * Last date to add courses to Summer teaching period is two weeks after program commences
08 Dec Census Date: Last date to drop/withdraw from higher education courses for Summer enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt
22 Dec University closed for Christmas/New year period
Jan 2018 University opens for 2018
26 Jan Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Summer teaching period course
26 Jan Australia Day Public Holiday (University closed)
24 Feb End of Summer teaching periods
09 Mar Results for Summer Semester 2017 published. mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period 1715 - Winter

DateEvent
24 Apr Winter teaching period commences
25 Apr ANZAC Day (University closed)
08 May * Last date to add courses to Winter teaching period is two weeks after program commences 
13 Jun Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
14 Jul Census Date: Last date to drop/withdraw from HE courses for Winter teaching period enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt
21 Jul Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Winter teaching period course
28 Jul End of Winter teaching period
11 Aug Results for Winter teaching period published. mysc.federation.edu.au

2017 Trimester Important Dates

(Trimester Important Dates applies to Brisbane campus and onshore and offshore partner providers)

HE Teaching Period 1707 - Partner Provider Semester 1

DateEvent
13-17 Mar 2017 Enrolment / Orientation
17 Mar Last day to enrol (returning students)     
20 Mar Lectures commence
24 Mar Last day to enrol (commencing students)
14 Apr Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course
26 May Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)
10-13 Jun SWOT Vac
14-24 Jun Exams
07 JulResults published

HE Teaching Period 1717 - Partner Provider Semester 2

DateEvent
10-14 Jul 2017 Enrolment / Orientation
14 Jul Last day to enrol (returning students)
17 Jul Lectures commence
21 Jul Last day to enrol (commencing students)
11 Aug Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course
22 Sep Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)
07-10 Oct SWOT Vac
11-21 Oct Exams
03 Nov Results published

HE Teaching Period 1727 - Partner Provider Semester Summer

DateEvent
06-10 Nov 2017Enrolment / Orientation
10 NovLast day to enrol (returning students)
13 NovLectures commence
17 NovLast day to enrol (commencing students)
08 DecLast date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course
26 Jan 2018Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)
10-13 FebSWOT Vac
14-24 FebExams
09 MarResults published

2017 Northern Hemisphere Important Dates

HE Teaching Period 1703 - Northern Hemisphere PP Sem 2

DateEvent
20 - 24 Feb 2017 Enrolment / Orientation
24 Feb Last day to enrol (returning students)
27 Feb Lectures commence
03 Mar Last day to enrol (commencing students)
24 Mar Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course
05 May Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)
26 - 02 Jun SWOT Vac
03 - 16 Jul Exams
28 Jul Results published

HE Teaching Period 1723 - Northern Hemisphere PP Sem 1

DateEvent
21 - 25 Aug 2017 Enrolment / Orientation
25 Aug Last day to enrol (returning students)
28 Aug Lectures commence
01 Sept Last day to enrol (commencing students)
22 Sept Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course
03 Nov Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)
25 - 31 Dec SWOT Vac
01 - 14 Jan 2018 Exams
26 Jan 2018Results published

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