Important dates

2019 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 1901

DateEvent
Census dates for eligible VET student loan programs
9 Jan 2019Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
6 Mar 2019Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
3 Apr 2019Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
1 May 2019Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
3 July 2019Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
7 Aug 2019Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
4 Sep 2019Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
6 Nov 2019Census Date for approved VET student loan courses
Important dates
2 Jan 2019University opens for 2019
28 Jan 2019Australia Day public holiday (University closed)
11 Mar 2019Labour Day public holiday (University closed)
19 Apr - 23 Apr 2019Easter (University closed)
25 Apr 2019 ANZAC Day (University closed)
10 Jun 2019Queen's Birthday public holiday
 AFL Grand Final eve public holiday (TBC)
25 Dec - 1 Jan 2020University closed for Christmas/New year period
2 Jan 2020University opens for 2020

HE Teaching Period 1905 - Semester 1

DateEvent
2 Jan 2019 University opens for 2019
28 Jan 2019 Australia Day public holiday (University closed)
25 Feb - 1 Mar 2019 Orientation week
4 Mar 2019 Semester 1 lectures/teaching period commence
15 Mar 2019 Last date to add courses to Semester 1 enrolment without financial penalty
11 Mar 2019 Labour Day public holiday (University closed)
31 Mar 2019 Census date: Last date to drop/withdraw from higher education courses for Semester 1 enrolment without incurring a HECS/fee debt
19 April – 23 April 2019 Easter (University closed)
15 Apr – 26 Apr 2019 Semester 1 lecture break (includes Easter)
29 Apr 2019 Semester 1 lectures recommence
25 Apr 2019 ANZAC Day (University closed)
  Final exam timetable published
24 May 2019 Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Semester 1 course
7 June 2019 Semester 1 lectures finish
10 Jun - 14 Jun 2019 Semester 1 SWOT Vac
10 Jun 2019 Queen's Birthday public holiday
17 Jun - 28 Jun 2019 Semester 1 examination period
28 Jun 2019 End of first semester teaching period
1 Jul - 26 Jul 2019 Mid-year lecture break
15 Jul 2019 Results for Semester 1 published. mysc.federation.edu.au
22 - 26 Jul 2019 Semester 1 deferred supplementary exam

HE Teaching Period 1920 - Semester 2

DateEvent
29 Jul 2019 Semester 2 lectures/teaching period commence
9 Aug 2019 Last date to add courses to Semester 2 enrolment without financial penalty
31 Aug 2019 Census date: Last date to drop/withdraw from higher education courses for Semester 2 enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt
23 Sep - 4 Oct 2019 Semester 2 lecture break
27 Sep 2019 AFL Grand Final Friday public holiday
7 Oct 2019 Semester 2 lectures recommence
 11 - 22 Nov 2019 Final exam timetable published
18 Oct 2019 Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Semester 2 course
1 Nov 2019 Semester 2 lectures finish
4 Nov - 8 Nov 2019 Semester 2 SWOT Vac
11 Nov - 22 Nov 2019 Semester 2 examination period
22 Nov 2019 End of second semester teaching period
9 Dec 2019 Results for Semester 2 published.  mysc.federation.edu.au
16 - 20 Dec 2019 Semester 2 deferred supplementary exam
25 Dec  - 1 Jan 2020 University closes for Christmas/New Year period

HE Teaching Period 1902 - Late Summer

DateEvent
2 Jan 2019 University opens for 2019
7 Jan 2019 Late Summer lectures/teaching period commence
18 Jan 2019 Last date to add courses to Late Summer Semester enrolment without financial penalty
20 Jan 2019 Census Date:  Last date to drop/withdraw from HE courses for Late Summer enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt
28 Jan 2019 Australia Day Public holiday (University closed)
1 Feb 2019 Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a late Summer course
15 Feb 2019 End of Late Summer lecture period
1 Mar 2019 End of Late Summer examination period
12 Mar 2019 Results for Late Summer 2019 published. mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period 1925 - Spring (continued from 2018)

DateEvent
2 Jan 2019 University opens for 2019
10 Jan 2020 Results for Spring Semester 2018 published. mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period 1925 - Spring

DateEvent
1 Sep 2019 Spring lectures/teaching period commence
13 Sep 2019 Last date to add courses to Spring teaching period is two weeks after program commences
  AFL Grand Final Eve Public holiday (TBC)
15 Oct 2019 Census Date: Last date to drop/withdraw from Higher Education courses for Spring enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt
15 Nov 2019 Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Spring teaching period course
6 Dec 2019 End of Spring lecture period
25 Dec - 1 Jan 2020 University closed for Christmas/New year period.
24 Dec 2019 End of Spring examination period
2 Jan 2020 University opens for 2020
13 Jan 2020 Results for Spring Semester 2019 published. mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period 1827 - Summer (continued from 2018)

DateEvent
2 Jan 2019 University opens for 2019
28 Jan 2019 Australia Day Public holiday (University closed)
25 Jan 2019 Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Summer teaching period course
23 Feb 2019 End of Summer teaching period
8 Mar 2019 Results for Summer Semester 2018 published. mysc.federation.edu.au

HE Teaching Period 1927 - Summer

DateEvent
11 Nov 2019 Summer lectures/teaching period commence
22 Nov 2019 Last date to add courses to Summer teaching period is two weeks after program commences
6 Dec 2019 Census Date: Last date to drop/withdraw from higher education courses for Summer enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt
25 Dec - 1 Jan 2020 University closed for Christmas/New year period
2 Jan 2020 University opens for 2020
24 Jan 2020 Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Summer teaching period course
26 Jan 2020 Australia Day Public holiday (University closed)
07 Feb 2020 End of Summer lecture period
8 Feb - 11 Feb 2020 Summer Semester SWOT Vac
12 Feb - 22 Feb 2020 Summer Semester examination period
22 Feb 2020 End of Summer teaching period
9 Mar 2020 Results for Summer Semester 2019 published. mysc.federation.edu.au
18 - 22 Mar 2020 Summer Semester deferred exam

HE Teaching Period 1915 - Winter

DateEvent
29 Apr 2019 Winter lectures/teaching period commence
25 Apr 2019 ANZAC Day (University closed)
10 Jun 2018 Queen's Birthday Public holiday
5 Jul 2019 Last date to add courses to Winter teaching period is two weeks after program commences
19 Jul 2019 Last date a W grade will be given automatically for a Winter teaching period course
26 Jul 2019 End of Winter lecture period
15 Jul 2019 Census Date: Last date to drop/withdraw from HE courses for Winter teaching period enrolment without incurring a HECS/Fee debt
26 Jul 2019 End of Winter teaching period
12 Aug 2019 Results for Winter teaching period published. mysc.federation.edu.au

2019 trimester important dates

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

HE Teaching Period 1907 - Partner Provider Semester 1

Date Event
11 Mar - 15 Mar 2019 Enrolment/orientation
18 Mar 2019 Partner Provider first semester lectures/teaching period commence
29 Mar 2019 Last day to enrol
12 Apr 2019 Census date: Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course
24 May 2019 Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)
7 Jun 2019 End of Partner Provider first semester lecture period
8 Jun - 11 Jun 2019 Semester 1 SWOT Vac
12 Jun - 22 Jun 2019 Partner Provider first semester examination period
22 Jun 2019 End of Partner Provider first semester teaching period
8 Jul 2019 Results published

HE Teaching Period 1917 - Partner Provider Semester 2

DateEvent
8 Jul - 12 Jul 2019 Enrolment/orientation
15 Jul 2019 Partner Provider second semester lectures/teaching period commence
26 Jul 2019 Last day to enrol
9 Aug 2019 Census date: Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course
20 Sep 2019 Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)
4 Oct 2019 End of Partner Provider second semester lecture period
5 Oct - 8 Oct 2019 Semester 2 SWOT Vac
9 Oct - 19 Oct 2019 Partner Provider second semester examination period
19 Oct 2019 End of Partner Provider second semester teaching period
4 Nov 2019 Results published

HE Teaching Period 1927 - Partner Provider Semester Summer

DateEvent
4 Nov - 8 Nov 2019 Enrolment/orientation
11 Nov 2019 Partner Provider Summer Semester lectures/teaching period commence
22 Nov 2019 Last day to enrol (commencing students)
6 Dec 2019 Census date: Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course
24 Jan 2020 Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)
7 Feb 2020 End of Partner Provider Summer Semester lecture period
8 Feb - 11 Feb 2020 Summer Semester SWOT Vac
12 Feb - 22 Feb 2020 Partner Provider Summer Semester examination period
22 Feb 2020 End of Partner Provider Summer Semester teaching period
9 Mar 2020 Results published

2019 northern hemisphere important dates

HE Teaching Period 1923 - Northern Hemisphere PP Semester 1

DateEvent
26 Aug - 30 Aug 2019 Enrolment/orientation
2 Sep 2019 Northern Hemisphere first semester lectures/teaching period commence
27 Sep 2019 Census date: Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course
8 Nov 2019 Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)
27 Dec 2019 End of Northern Hemisphere first semester lecture period
30 Dec - 5 Jan 2020 Semester 1 SWOT Vac
6 Jan - 19 Jan 2020 Northern Hemisphere first semester examination period
19 Jan 2020 End of Northern Hemisphere first semester teaching period
3 Feb 2020 Results published

HE Teaching Period 1903 - Northern Hemisphere PP Semester 2

DateEvent
25 Feb - 1 Mar 2019 Enrolment/orientation
4 Mar 2019 Northern Hemisphere second semester lectures/teaching period commence
29 Mar 2019 Census date: Last date to withdraw without financial penalty from a course
10 May 2019 Last date to withdraw without academic penalty (W grade)
28 Jun 2019 End of Northern Hemisphere second semester lecture period
1 Jul - 7 Jul 2019 Semester 2 SWOT Vac
8 Jul - 21 Jul 2019 Northern Hemisphere second semester examination period
21 Jul 2019 End of Northern Hemisphere second semester teaching period
5 Aug 2019 Results published

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