Important dates

2018 regular semester important dates

(These dates apply to the following locations: Mt Helen, Gippsland, Camp St, Horsham, SMB, Berwick and all TAFE partners)

VET Teaching Period 1801

DateEvent
Census dates for eligible VET student loan programs
3 Jan 2018Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
7 Mar 2018Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
4 Apr 2018Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
2 May 2018Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
4 July 2018Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
1 Aug 2018Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
5 Sep 2018Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
7 Nov 2018Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
Important Dates
28 Sep 2018AFL Grand Final eve public holiday (TBC)
25 April 2018ANZAC Day (University closed)
26 Jan 2018Australia Day Public Holiday (University closed)
30 Mar - 3 Apr 2018Easter (University closed)
12 Mar 2018Labour Day Public Holiday (University closed)
11 Jun 2018Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
25 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019University closed for Christmas/New year period.
3 Jan 2019University opens for 2019

HE Teaching Period 1805 - Semester 1

Date

Event

2 Jan 2018

University opens for 2018

26 Jan 2018

Australia Day Public Holiday (University closed)

19 Feb - 23 Feb 2018

Orientation week

26 Feb 2018

Semester 1 lectures/teaching period commence

9 Mar 2018

Last date to add courses to semester 1 enrolment without financial penalty

12 Mar 2018

Labour Day public holiday (University closed)

31 Mar 2018

Census date: Last date to drop/withdraw from higher education courses for Semester 1 enrolment without incurring a HECS/fee debt

30 Mar - 3 Apr 2018

Easter (University closed)

30 Mar - 13 Apr 2018

Semester 1 lecture break (includes Easter)

16 Apr 2018

Semester 1 lectures recommence

25 Apr 2018

ANZAC Day (University closed)

7 May 2018

Final exam timetable published

18 May 2018

Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a semester 1 course

1 Jun 2018

Semester 1 lectures finish

4 Jun - 11 Jun 2018

Semester 1 SWOT Vac

11 Jun 2018

Queen's Birthday public holiday

12 Jun - 25 Jun 2018

Semester 1 examination period

25 Jun 2018

End of 1st semester teaching period

26 Jun - 27 Jul 2018

Mid-year lecture break

6 Jul 2018

Results for semester 1 published. mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period 1820 - Semester 2

Date

Event

30 Jul 2018

Semester 2 lectures/teaching period commence

10 Aug 2018

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

31 Aug 2018

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

24 Sep - 5 Oct 2018

Semester 2 lecture break

28 Sep 2018

AFL Grand Final eve public holiday

8 Oct 2018

Semester 2 lectures recommence

8 Oct 2018

Final exam timetable published

19 Oct 2018

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

2 Nov 2018

Semester 2 lectures finish

5 Nov - 9 Nov

Semester 2 SWOT Vac

12 Nov - 23 Nov 2018

Semester 2 examination period

23 Nov 2018

End of 2nd semester teaching period

7 Dec 2018

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

25 Dec  - 1 Jan 2019

University closes for Christmas/New Year period.

HE Teaching Period 1802 - Late Summer

Date

Event

2 Jan 2018

University opens for 2018

8 Jan 2018

Late Summer lectures/teaching period commence

19 Jan 2018

Last date to add courses to Late Summer semester enrolment without financial penalty

20 Jan 2018

Census Date:  Last date to drop/withdraw from HE courses for Late Summer enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt

26 Jan 2018

Australia Day Public Holiday (University closed)

2 Feb 2018

Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a late Summer course

16 Feb 2018

End of Late Summer lecture period

23 Feb 2018

End of late Summer examination period

9 Mar 2018

Results for late Summer 2017 published. mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period 1725 - Spring (continued from 2017)

Date

Event

2 Jan 2018

University opens for 2018

12 Jan 2018

Results for Spring semester 2017 published

HE Teaching Period 1825 - Spring

Date

Event

1 Sep 2018

Spring lectures/teaching period commence

14 Sep 2018

* Last date to add courses to Spring teaching period is two weeks after program commences

28 Sep 2018

AFL Grand Final Eve Public Holiday

15 Oct 2018

Census Date: Last date to drop/withdraw from Higher Education courses for Spring enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt

16 Nov 2018

Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Spring teaching period course

7 Dec 2018

End of Spring lecture period

25 Dec  - 1 Jan 2019

University closed for Christmas/New year period.

24 Dec 2018

End of Spring examination period

2 Jan 2019

University opens for 2019

11 Jan 2019

Results for Spring Semester 2018 published. mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period 1727 - Summer (continued from 2017)

Date

Event

2 Jan 2018

University opens for 2018

26 Jan 2018

Australia Day Public Holiday (University closed)

26 Jan 2018

Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Summer teaching period course

24 Feb 2018

End of Summer teaching period

9 Mar 2018

Results for Summer Semester 2017 published. mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period 1827 - Summer

Date

Event

12 Nov 2018

Summer lectures/teaching period commence

23 Nov 2018

* Last date to add courses to Summer teaching period is two weeks after program commences

7 Dec 2018

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

25 Dec  - 1 Jan 2019

University closed for Christmas/New year period

2 Jan 2019

University opens for 2019

25 Jan 2019

Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Summer teaching period course

28 Jan 2019

Australia Day Public Holiday (University closed)

08 Feb 2019

End of Summer lecture period

9 Feb - 12 Feb 2019

Summer Semester SWOT Vac

13 Feb - 23 Feb 2019

Summer Semester examination period

23 Feb 2019

End of Summer teaching period

8 Mar 2019

Results for Summer Semester 2017 published. mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period 1815 - Winter

Date

Event

23 Apr 2018

Winter lectures/teaching period commence

25 Apr 2018

ANZAC Day (University closed)

11 Jun 2018

Queen's Birthday Public Holiday

06 Jul 2018

Last date to add courses to Winter teaching period is two weeks after program commences

20 Jul 2018

Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Winter teaching period course

13 Jul 2018

End of Winter lecture period

15 Jul 2018

Census Date: Last date to drop/withdraw from HE courses for Winter teaching period enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt

27 Jul 2018

End of Winter teaching period

10 Aug 2018

Results for Winter teaching period published. mysc.federation.edu.au

2018 trimester important dates

(These dates apply to Brisbane Campus and onshore and offshore partner providers)

HE Teaching Period 1807 - Partner Provider Semester 1

Date

Event

12 Mar - 16 Mar 2018

Enrolment/Orientation

19 Mar 2018

Partner Provider 1st Semester lectures/teaching period commence

30 Mar 2018

Last day to enrol

13 Apr 2018

Census date: Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course

25 May 2018

Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)

8 Jun 2018

End of Partner Provider 1st Semester lecture period

9 Jun - 12 Jun 2018

Semester 1 SWOT Vac

13 Jun - 23 Jun 2018

Partner Provider 1st Semester examination period

23 Jun 2018

End of Partner Provider 1st Semester teaching period

6 Jul 2018

Results published

HE Teaching Period 1817 - Partner Provider Semester 2

Date

Event

9 Jul - 13 Jul 2018

Enrolment/Orientation

16 Jul 2018

Partner Provider 2nd Semester lectures/teaching period commence

27 July 2018

Last day to enrol

10 Aug 2018

Census date: Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course

21 Sep 2018

Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)

5 Oct 2018

End of Partner Provider 2nd Semester lecture period

6 Oct - 9 Oct 2018

Semester 2 SWOT Vac

10 Oct - 20 Oct 2018

Partner Provider 2nd Semester examination period

20 Oct 2018

End of Partner Provider 2nd Semester teaching period

2 Nov 2018

Results published

HE Teaching Period 1827 - Partner Provider Semester Summer

Date

Event

5 Nov - 9 Nov 2018

Enrolment / Orientation

12 Nov 2018

Partner Provider Summer Semester lectures/teaching period commence

23 Nov 2018

Last day to enrol

7 Dec 2018

Census date: Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course

25 Jan 2019

Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)

8 Feb 2019

End of Partner Provider Summer Semester lecture period

9 Feb - 12 Feb 2019

Summer Semester SWOT Vac

13 Feb - 23 Feb 2019

Partner Provider Summer Semester examination period

23 Feb 2019

End of Partner Provider Summer Semester teaching period

8 Mar 2019

Results published

2018 northern hemisphere important dates

HE Teaching Period 1803 - Northern Hemisphere PP Sem 2

Date

Event

19 Feb - 23 Feb 2018

Enrolment/Orientation

26 Feb 2018

Northern Hemisphere 2nd Semester lectures/teaching period commence

23 Mar 2018

Census date: Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course

4 May 2018

Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)

22 Jun 2018

End of Northern Hemisphere 2nd Semester lecture period

25 Jun - 1 Jul 2018

Semester 2 SWOT Vac

2 Jul - 15 Jul 2018

Northern Hemisphere 2nd Semester examination period

15 Jul 2018

End of Northern Hemisphere 2nd Semester teaching period

27 Jul 2018

Results published

HE Teaching Period 1823 - Northern Hemisphere PP Sem 1

Date

Event

27 Aug - 31 Aug 2018

Enrolment/Orientation

3 Sep 2018

Northern Hemisphere 1st Semester lectures/teaching period commence

28 Sep 2018

Census date: Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course

9 Nov 2018

Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)

28 Dec 2018

End of Northern Hemisphere 1st Semester lecture period

31 Dec - 6 Jan 2019

Semester 1 SWOT Vac

7 Jan - 20 Jan 2019

Northern Hemisphere 1st Semester examination period

20 Jan 2019

End of Northern Hemisphere 1st Semester teaching period

01 Feb 2019

Results published

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