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2016

Undergraduate admissions dates

2016 applications are open via SATAC

Please note: applications are open for the full year.

Commonwealth Supported Places
Apply by this date to save paying a late fee
Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
On time closing date 30 Sep 2015 NA 10 Oct 2016
Equal consideration closing date for most undergraduate courses 30 Nov 2015 7 Jun 2016 NA

Extended closing date*

All supporting documentation must be submitted by this date.

26 Feb 2016 15 Jul 2016 TBA

Early Offers

Early offers may be made to applicants not awaiting current year (2015) year 12 or tertiary results.

Sep - Dec 2015
(First preference only)
Offers will commence in December 2015
(First preferences)
Offers will commence in September 2016
(all preferences)

Main Offer round

Offers will be emailed by 6pm.

19 Jan 2016 14 Apr - 14 Jul 2016 NA
Further Offer Round 28 Jan 2016 Offers will continue during July where there are still places available Offers will continue during October where there are still places available
Further Offer Round 2 Feb 2016
Offers will continue during February where there are still places available

NA

NA
Special Tertiary Admissions Test – STAT Sittings
Please note: STAT places are limited - first to apply and pay early will be scheduled in the sittings below
STAT - Casuarina campus 13 November 2015
13 December 2015
15 January 2016
13 May 2016
24 Jun 2016
30 September 2016
STAT - Alice Springs campus 13 November 2015
8 December 2015
15 January 2016
13 May 2015
24 Jun 2016
30 September 2016

*The closing date for the Bachelor of Clinical Science and Bachelor of Midwifery courses was Monday 30 November 2015.

Postgraduate admissions dates

2016 Applications open via SATAC on Aug 4, 2015

Please note: applications are open for the full year.

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
Weekly offer rounds begin 12 Aug 2015 Apr 2016 Sep 2016
Closing date 4 Jan 2016 7 Jun 2016 10 Oct 2016

Extended closing date

All supporting documentation must be submitted by this date.

*Master of Psychology (Clinical), Bachelor of Psychological Science Honours and Master of Play Therapy are now closed.

 

*26 Feb 2016
15 Jul 2016 TBA
Higher Education census dates
  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Summer Semester
Census dates 31 Mar 2016 31 Aug 2016 23 Sep 2016 30 Nov 2016
Higher Education enrolment dates

2016 Enrolments open on December 9, 2015

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Summer Semester
Final date to enrol* 11 Mar 2016 29 Jul 2016 11 Sep 2016 18 Nov 2016
  Study Period 1 Study Period 2 Study Period 3 Study Period 4
Final date to enrol* 5 Feb 2016 6 May 2016 5 Aug 2016 4 Nov 2016#

#Students cannot withdraw from summer semester via MyStudentInfo after 2016 online enrolments have opened, withdrawals must be submitted in writing.

*Commencing International students must be enrolled no later than the Friday of the Orientation program preceding their first semester.

*Commencing students in Bachelor of Midwifery and Bachelor of Clinical Sciences must adhere to enrolment closing dates stipulated in the Offer Letter.

Higher Education semester dates
  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Summer Semester
Teaching commences 29 Feb 2016 18 Jul 2016 5 Sep 2016 7 Nov 2016
Census dates 31 Mar 2016 31 Aug 2016 23 Sep 2016 30 Nov 2016
Easter break 25 Mar - 28 March 2016 NA NA NA
Semester break 4 -8 April 2016 5 - 9 Sep 2016 NA 19 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
Teaching ends 27 May 2016 14 Oct 2016 25 Nov 2016 10 Feb 2017
Revision 30 May - 6 Jun 2016 17 - 21 Oct 2016 NA 13 - 17 Feb 2017
Exam period 7 - 20 Jun 2016^ 24 Oct - 4 Nov 2016 NA 20 - 24 Feb 2017
  Study period 1 Study period 2 Study period 3 Study period 4
Teaching commences 29 Feb 2016 30 May 2016 29 Aug 2016 28 Nov 2016
Census date # 31 Mar 2016 17 Jun 2016 16 Sep 2016 16 Dec 2016
Teaching ends 29 May 2016 28 Aug 2016 27 Nov 2016 26 Feb 2017

* Teaching end date for units with a centrally organised end of semester examination. Some units are offered in intensive mode and may start after 1 Sep and complete any time before 31 Dec 2016.
# Census dates for OUA are set by CDU as per current OUA/CDU contract.
^ The Semester 1 examination period will commence on a Tuesday and conclude on a Monday in 2016.

Higher Education examination dates
  Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
Central Exams 7 - 20 Jun 2016* 24 Oct - 4 Nov 2016 20 – 24 Feb 2017
Special Exams 5 - 9 Sep 2016 20 - 24 Feb 2017 18 - 21 Apr 2017

*The Semester 1 examination period will commence on a Tuesday and conclude on a Monday in 2016.

Grade release dates
  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Summer Semester
End of semester release dates 5 Jul 2016 22 Nov 2016 8 Dec 2016 7 Mar 2017
Special examination release dates 21 Sep 2016 7 Mar 2017 NA 26 Apr 2016
  Study Period 1 Study Period 2 Study Period 3 Study Period 4
Delivered by CDU 5 Jul 2016 13 Sep 2016 13 Dec 2016 7 Mar 2017
Delivered by Open Universities Australia From 25 July 2016 From 25 Oct 2016 From 24 Jan 2017 From 26 April 2017

Please note:

  • HE and VET grades are available online to all HE and VET students via My Student Info (unless students have a financial encumbrance).
  • HE grades are released to students from 9:00am CST for each grade release date.
  • VET grades are released to students as soon as they are endorsed by the VET Team. Release dates indicate when end of semester results are posted to students.
  • OUA grades do not become available until nine weeks after the end of each study period.
  • Special examination grades are to be released by the stated dates above however may be made available earlier if endorsed by the relevant Faculty.
Graduation
2016 May graduation dates Faculty

Ceremony 1

11.00am
Thursday May 19, 2016
Darwin Convention Centre

  • Faculty of Law, Education , Business and Arts
    • School of Business
    • School of Creative Arts and Humanities
    • School of Law
  • Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education

Ceremony 2

5.00pm
Thursday May 19, 2016
Darwin Convention Centre

  • Faculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts
    • School of Education
  • Faculty of Vocational Education and Training:
    • School of Service Industries

Ceremony 3

11.00am
Friday May 20, 2016
Darwin Convention Centre

  • Faculty of Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment
    • School of Health
  • Menzies School of Health Research
  • Faculty of Vocational Education and Training:
    • School of Primary Industries

Ceremony 4

5.00pm
Friday May 20, 2016
Darwin Convention Centre

  • Faculty of Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment
    • School of Engineering and Information Technology
    • School of Environment
    • School of Psychological and Clinical Sciences
  • Faculty of Vocational Education and Training:
    • School of Health, Community and Children's Services
    • School of Trades

Ceremony 5

7.00pm
Tuesday June 14, 2016
Adelaide Convention Centre

 

All Faculties and Schools

Ceremony 6
 
7.00pn
Thursday June 16, 2016
Alice Springs Convention Centre
 

All Faculties and Schools

2016 October graduation dates  Faculty

Ceremony 1

October 14, 2016

Darwin Convention Centre

 TBA
VET census dates
Teaching period Census date

VFH - T1

11 March

VFH - T2

11 May

VFH - T3

11 August
VFH - T4 11 November
VET census date is the last day for a student to submit their request for VET FEE-HELP assistance form to defer their fees to Tax or to make upfront payment of fees. It is also the last day for students to withdraw from their units without incurring fees or a HELP debt.

2017

Undergraduate admissions dates

2017 applications open via SATAC in August 2016.

Please note: applications are open for the full year.

Commonwealth Supported Places
Apply by this date to save paying a late fee
Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
On time closing date 30 September 2016 NA NA
Equal consideration closing date for most undergraduate courses 5 December 2016 NA NA

Extended closing date*

All supporting documentation must be submitted by this date.

TBA TBA TBA

Early Offers

Early offers may be made to applicants not awaiting current year (2016) year 12 or tertiary results.

September – December
 
(first preferences only)
September – December
 
(first preferences only)
January – May
(All preferences)
April – September
(All preferences)

Main Offer round

Offers will be emailed by 6pm.

3 January NA NA
Further Offer Round 17 January 1 June 11 October
Further Offer Round 31 January

8 June

13 October
Further Offer Round 2 February
7 February
9 February
Offers will continue during February where there are still places available.

29 June
6 July
11 July
Offers will continue during July where there are still places available.

17 October
Offers will continue during October where there are still places available.
Special Tertiary Admissions Test – STAT Sittings
Please note: STAT places are limited - first to apply and pay early will be scheduled in the sittings below
STAT - Casuarina campus 14 November
9 December
13 January 2017
BA TBA
STAT - Alice Springs campus 11 November
9 December
13 January 2017
TBA TBA
Postgraduate admissions dates

2017 Applications open via SATAC in August 2016.

Please note: applications are open for the full year.

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
Weekly offer rounds begin 10 August 10 August April
Closing date TBA TBA TBA

Extended closing date

All supporting documentation must be submitted by this date.

*Master of Psychology (Clinical), Bachelor of Psychological Science Honours and Master of Play Therapy are now closed.

 

TBA
TBA TBA
Higher Education census dates
  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Summer Semester
Census dates 31 Mar 2017 31 Aug 2017 22 Sep 2017 4 Dec 2017
Higher Education enrolment dates

2017 Enrolments open on December 9, 2016

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Summer Semester
Final date to enrol* 10 Mar 2017 28 Jul 2017 15 Sep 2017 17 Nov 2017
  Study Period 1 Study Period 2 Study Period 3 Study Period 4
Final date to enrol* 10 Feb 2017 12 May 2017 11 Aug 2017 10 Nov 2017#

#Students cannot withdraw from summer semester via MyStudentInfo after 2017 online enrolments have opened, withdrawals must be submitted in writing.

*Commencing International students must be enrolled no later than the Friday of the Orientation program preceding their first semester.

*Commencing students in Bachelor of Midwifery and Bachelor of Clinical Sciences must adhere to enrolment closing dates stipulated in the Offer Letter.

Higher Education semester dates
  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Summer Semester
Teaching commences 27 Feb 2017 17 Jul 2017 4 Sep 2017 6 Nov 2017
Census dates 31 Mar 2017 31 Aug 2017 22 Sep 2017 4 Dec 2017
Easter break 14 - 17 April 2017 NA NA NA
Semester break 18 -21 April 2017 4 - 8 Sep 2017 NA 21 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
Teaching ends 26 May 2017 13 Oct 2017 24 Nov 2017 9 Feb 2018
Revision 29 May - 5 Jun 2017 16 - 20 Oct 2017 NA 12 - 16 Feb 2018
Exam period 6 - 19 Jun 2017^ 23 Oct - 3 Nov 2017 NA 19 - 23 Feb 2018
  Study period 1 Study period 2 Study period 3 Study period 4
Teaching commences 27 Feb 2017 29 May 2017 28 Aug 2017 27 Nov 2017
Census date # 31 Mar 2017 19 Jun 2017 18 Sep 2017 18 Dec 2017
Teaching ends 28 May 2017 27 Aug 2017 26 Nov 2017 25 Feb 2018

* Teaching end date for units with a centrally organised end of semester examination. Some units are offered in intensive mode and may start after 1 Sep and complete any time before 31 Dec 2017.
# Census dates for OUA are set by CDU as per current OUA/CDU contract.
^ The Semester 1 examination period will commence on a Tuesday and conclude on a Monday in 2017.

Higher Education examination dates
  Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
Central Exams 6 - 19 Jun 2017* 23 Oct - 3 Nov 2017 19 – 23 Feb 2018
Special Exams 4 - 8 Sep 2017 19 - 23 Feb 2018 TBA

*The Semester 1 examination period will commence on a Tuesday and conclude on a Monday in 2017.

Grade release dates
  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Summer Semester
End of semester release dates 4 Jul 2017 21 Nov 2017 12 Dec 2017 6 Mar 2018
Special examination release dates 26 Sep 2017 6 Mar 2018 NA TBA
  Study Period 1 Study Period 2 Study Period 3 Study Period 4
Delivered by CDU 4 Jul 2017 12 Sep 2017 12 Dec 2017 6 Mar 2018
Delivered by Open Universities Australia From 17 July 2017 From 23 Oct 2017 From 22 Jan 2018 From 23 April 2018

Please note:

  • HE and VET grades are available online to all HE and VET students via My Student Info (unless students have a financial encumbrance)
  • HE grades are released to students from 9:00am CST for each grade release date
  • VET grades are released to students as soon as they are endorsed by the VET Team. Release dates indicate when end of semester results are posted to students
  • OUA grades do not become available until nine weeks after the end of each study period
  • Special examination grades are to be released by the stated dates above however may be made available earlier if endorsed by the relevant Faculty
Graduation
2017 May graduation dates Faculty

Ceremony 1

11.00am
Thursday May 25, 2017
Darwin Convention Centre

  • TBA

Ceremony 2

5.00pm
Thursday May 25, 2017
Darwin Convention Centre

  • TBA

Ceremony 3

11.00am
Friday May 26, 2017
Darwin Convention Centre

  • TBA

Ceremony 4

5.00pm
Friday May 26, 2017
Darwin Convention Centre

  • TBA

Ceremony 5

7.00pm
Tuesday June 13, 2017
Adelaide Convention Centre

 

All Faculties and Schools

Ceremony 6
 
7.00pm
Thursday June 15, 2017
Alice Springs Convention Centre
 

All Faculties and Schools

2017 October graduation dates  Faculty

Ceremony 1

October 13, 2017

Darwin Convention Centre

 TBA
VET census dates
Teaching period Census date

VFH - T1

11 March

VFH - T2

11 May

VFH - T3

11 August
VFH - T4 11 November
VET census date is the last day for a student to submit their request for VET FEE-HELP assistance form to defer their fees to Tax or to make upfront payment of fees. It is also the last day for students to withdraw from their units without incurring fees or a HELP debt.

Important dates archive

For a list of 2015 and 2014 important dates, go to the important dates archive.

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