Important dates

2022 Regular terms

(These dates apply to Federation campuses at Ballarat, Berwick, Gippsland and Wimmera)

VET Teaching Period - 2022 (Term Code 2201)

DateEvent
Census dates for eligible VET student loan programs
12 Jan 2022Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
2 Mar 2022Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
6 Apr 2022Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
4 May 2022Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
6 July 2022Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
3 Aug 2022Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
7 Sep 2022Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
2 Nov 2022Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
Important dates
4 Jan 2022University opens for 2022
26 Jan 2022Australia Day public holiday (University closed)
14 Mar 2022Labour Day public holiday (University closed)
15 Apr - 19 Apr 2022Easter (University closed)
25 Apr 2022 ANZAC Day (University closed)
13 Jun 2022Queen's Birthday public holiday
TBCAFL Grand Final eve public holiday
23 Dec - 3 Jan 2023University closed for Christmas/New year period
4 Jan 2023University opens for 2022

HE Teaching Period - Semester 1, 2022 (Term Code 2205)

DateEvent
18 Oct 2021 Enrolment Open 
4 Jan 2022 University opens for 2022 
26 Jan 2022 Australia Day public holiday (University closed)
7 Feb 2022 Continuing students : timely enrolments close for Victorian campuses
27 Feb 2022Applications Close
21 Feb - 25 Feb 2022 Orientation week
28 Feb 2022 Semester 1 lectures/teaching period commence
11 Mar 2022 Last date to add courses to Semester 1 enrolment without financial penalty
14 Mar 2022 Labour Day public holiday (University closed)
31 Mar 2022 Census date: Last date to drop/withdraw from higher education courses for Semester 1 enrolment without incurring academic and financial liability.
11 Apr - 25 Apr 2022  Semester 1 lecture break (includes Easter and ANZAC Day PH)
15 Apr - 19 Apr 2022 Easter (University closed)
25 Apr 2022  ANZAC Day public holiday (University closed)
26 Apr 2022  Semester 1 lectures recommence
16 May 2022 End of semester assessment timetable published
20 May 2022 Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Semester 1 course
3 Jun 2022  Semester 1 lectures finish
6 Jun - 10 Jun 2022 Semester 1 SWOT Vac
10 June 2022Late Withdrawal (LW) Grade date
13 June 2022   Queen's Birthday public holiday
14 Jun - 27 Jun 2022  Semester 1 assessment period
28 Jun - 22 Jul 2022 Mid-year lecture break
11 Jul 2022   Results for Semester 1 published. mysc.federation.edu.au
16 Jul 2022 End of first semester
18 Jul - 22 Jul 2022 Semester 1 deferred supplementary assessment period

HE Teaching Period - Semester 2, 2022 (Term Code 2220)

DateEvent
18 Oct 2021 Enrolment Open 
18 Jul 2022Applications Close
25 Jul 2022  Semester 2 lectures/teaching period commence
5 Aug 2022 Last date to add courses to Semester 2 enrolment without financial penalty
10 Aug 2022 Ekka Day Public Holiday (Brisbane Campus)
31 Aug 2022  Census date: Last date to drop/withdraw from higher education courses for Semester 2 enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt
19 Sep - 30 Sep 2022 Semester 2 lecture break
23 Sep 2022 AFL Grand Final Friday public holiday (University closed)
3 Oct 2022 Semester 2 lectures recommence
10 Oct  2022 Final exam timetable published
14 Oct 2022  Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Semester 2 course
28 Oct 2022 Semester 2 lectures finish
31 Oct - 4 Nov 2022 Semester 2 SWOT Vac
4 Nov 2022Late Withdrawal (LW) Grade date
7 Nov - 18 Nov 2022 Semester 2 examination period
5 Dec 2022 Results for Semester 2 published.  mysc.federation.edu.au
10 Dec 2022 End of second semester
12 - 16 Dec 2020  Semester 2 deferred supplementary exam
24 Dec - 2 Jan 2022 University closes for Christmas/New Year period

HE Teaching Period - Late Summer, 2022 (Term Code 2202)

DateEvent
18 Oct 2021 Enrolment Open 
3 Jan 2022Applications Close
4 Jan 2022 University opens for 2022
10 Jan 2022 Late Summer lectures/teaching period commence
20 Jan 2022 Last date to add courses to Late Summer Semester enrolment without financial penalty
20 Jan 2022 Census Date: Last date to drop/withdraw from HE courses for Late Summer enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt
26 Jan 2022 Australia Day Public holiday (University closed)
4 Feb 2022 Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a late Summer course
18 Feb 2022  End of Late Summer lecture period
25 Feb 2022 End of Late Summer examination period
15 Mar 2022  Results for Late Summer published. mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period - Spring, 2022 (Term Code 2225)

DateEvent
18 Oct 2021 Enrolment Open 
7 Feb 2022Continuing students timely re-enrolments close for Victorian campuses
25 Aug 2022Applications close
1 Sep 2022 Spring lectures/teaching period commence
9 Sep 2022  Last date to add courses to Spring teaching period is two weeks after program commences
TBC AFL Grand Final Eve Public holiday
15 Oct 2022 Census Date: Last date to drop/withdraw from Higher Education courses for Spring enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt
11 Nov 2022 Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Spring teaching period course
9 Dec 2022 End of Spring lecture period
24 Dec 2022 End of Spring teaching period
25 Dec 2022 - 2 Jan 2023 University closed for Christmas/New year period
2 Jan 2023Late Withdrawal (LW) Grade date
3 Jan 2023 University opens for 2022 
9 Jan 2022 Results for Spring Semester, 2022 published. mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period - Winter, 2022 (Term Code 2215)

DateEvent
18 Oct 2021 Enrolment Open 
7 Feb 2022Continuing students timely re-enrolments close for Victorian campuses
19 Apr 2022Applications close
25 Apr 2022 ANZAC Day (University closed)
26 Apr 2022 Winter lectures/teaching period commence
6 May 2022 Last date to add courses to Winter teaching period is two weeks after program commences
13 Jun 2022 Queen's Birthday Public holiday
15 Jul 2022 Census Date: Last date to drop/withdraw from HE courses for Winter teaching period enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt
15 Jul 2022 Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Winter teaching period course
15 Jul 2022 End of Winter lecture period
22 Jul 2022  End of Winter Semester
25 Jul 2022Late Withdrawal (LW) Grade date
1 Aug 2022  Results for Winter teaching period published. mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period - Summer, 2022 (Term Code 2227)

DateEvent
18 Oct 2021 Enrolment Open 
7 Feb 2022Continuing students timely re-enrolments close for Victorian campuses
7 Nov 2022Applications close
14 Nov 2022 Summer lectures/teaching period commence
25 Nov 2022 Last date to add courses to Summer teaching period is two weeks after program commences
9 Dec 2022 Census Date: Last date to drop/withdraw from higher education courses for Summer enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt
25 Dec 2022 - 2 Jan 2023 University closed for Christmas/New year period
3 Jan 2023 University opens for 2023
20 Jan 2023 Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Summer teaching period course
26 Jan 2023 Australia Day Public holiday (University closed)
10 Feb 2023 End of Summer lecture period
11 Feb - 14 Feb 2023 Summer Semester SWOT Vac
14 Feb 2023Late Withdrawal (LW) Grade date
15 Feb - 25 Feb 2023 Summer Semester examination period
14 Mar 2023 Results for Summer Semester published. mysc.federation.edu.au
18 Mar 2023 End of Summer Semester
20 Mar - 24 Mar 2023 Summer Semester deferred exam

2022 Federation Online

Term 3

DateEvent
11 - 15 Jul 2022Orientation Week
18 Jul -12 Aug 2022Teaching Period begins
15 -19 Aug 2022Consolidation Week
22 Aug -16 SepTeaching Period continues
19 -23 Sep 2022Examinations
5 Aug 2022Census Date
17 Oct 2022Results Publication

Term 4

DateEvent
3 - 7 Oct  2022Orientation Week
10 Oct  - 4 Nov 2022Teaching Period begins
7 -11 Nov 2022Consolidation Week
14 Nov - 9 Dec 2022Teaching Period continues
12 - 16 Dec 2022Examinations
28 Oct 2022Census Date
6 Feb 2023Results Publication

2022 Trimesters

(These dates apply to Brisbane Campus and onshore and offshore international partners)

HE Teaching Period - Trimester 1, 2022 (Term Code 2207)

Date Event
1 Mar 2022Enrolment opens
14 Mar 2022Applications close
14 Mar - 18 Mar 2022  Enrolment/orientation
21 Mar 2022 Trimester 1 lectures/teaching period commence
1 Apr 2022  Last day to add courses to enrolment without financial penalty
15 Apr 2022  Census date: Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course
25 Apr 2022ANZAC Day public holiday (University closed)
16 May 2022End of semester assessment timetable published
27 May 2022 Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)
10 Jun 2022 End of trimester 1 lecture period
11 Jun - 14 Jun 2022Trimester 1 SWOT Vac
14 Jun 2022Late Withdrawal (LW) Grade date
15 Jun - 25 Jun 2022Trimester 1 assessment period
11 Jul 2022 Results published
16 Jul 2022 End of trimester 1 teaching period
18 Jul - 22 Jul 2022Supplementary and deferred assessment period

HE Teaching Period - Trimester 2, 2022 (Term Code 2217)

DateEvent
1 Jul 2022Enrolment Opens
11 Jul 2022Applications close
11 Jul - 15 Jul 2022 Enrolment/orientation
18 Jul 2022 Trimester 2 lectures/teaching period commence
29 Jul 2022  Last day to enrol
10 Aug 2022Ekka Day Public Holiday (Queensland Campus)
12 Aug 2022  Census date: Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course
23 Sep 2022  Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)
7 Oct 2022 End of trimester 2 lecture period
8 Oct - 11 Oct 2022 Trimester 2 SWOT Vac
11 Oct 2022Late Withdrawal (LW) Grade date
12 Oct - 22 Oct 2022 Trimester 2 examination period
7 Nov 2022 Results published
12 Nov 2022 End of trimester 2 teaching period
14 Nov - 18 Nov 2022Supplementary and deferred examinations

HE Teaching Period - Summer, 2022 (Term Code 2227)

DateEvent
7 Nov - 11 Nov 2022  Enrolment/orientation
7 Nov 2022Applications close
14 Nov 2022 Summer Lectures/teaching period commence
25 Nov 2022 Last day to enrol (commencing students)
9 Dec 2022 Census date: Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course
20 Jan 2023 Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)
10 Feb 2023 End of  Summer lecture period
11 Feb - 14 Feb 2023 Summer SWOT Vac
14 Feb 2023Late Withdrawal (LW) Grade date
15 Feb - 25 Feb 2023Summer examination period
14 Mar 2023 Results published
18 Mar 2023 End of Summer teaching period
20 Mar - 24 Mar 2023Supplementary and deferred examinations

2022 Northern hemisphere

(These dates apply to our partners in China)

HE Teaching Period - Northern Hemisphere Semester 1 (Term Code 2223)

DateEvent
18 Oct 2021Enrolments open
22 Aug 2022Applications close
22 Aug -  26 Aug 2022 Enrolment/orientation
29 Aug 2022 Northern Hemisphere first semester lectures/teaching period commence
9 Sep 2022Last date to add courses to enrolment without financial penalty
23 Sep 2022 Census date: Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course
4 Nov 2022 Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)
23 Dec 2022 End of Northern Hemisphere first semester lecture period
26 Dec -  30 Dec 2022 Semester 1 SWOT Vac
30 Dec 2022Late  Withdrawal (LW) Grade date
3 Jan -  13 Jan 2023 Northern Hemisphere first semester examination period
30 Jan 2023 Results published
4 Feb 2023 End of Northern Hemisphere first semester teaching period

HE Teaching Period - Northern Hemisphere Semester 2 (Term Code 2203)

DateEvent
18 Oct 2021Enrolments open
21 Feb 2022Applications close
21 Feb 2021 - 25 Feb 2022 Enrolment/orientation
28 Feb 2022 Northern Hemisphere second semester lectures/teaching period commence
25 Mar 2022 Census date: Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course
6 May 2022 Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)
24 Jun 2022 End of Northern Hemisphere second semester lecture period
27 Jun - 1 Jul 2022 Semester 2 SWOT Vac
1 Jul 2022Late Withdrawal (LW)  Grade date
4 Jul - 15 Jul 2022 Northern Hemisphere second semester examination period
1 Aug 2022 Results published
6 Aug 2022 End of Northern Hemisphere second semester teaching period
8 Aug - 12 Aug 2022Supplementary and deferred examinations

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