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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 1Semester 2Summer Semester
On time closing date30 Sep 2015NANA
Equal consideration closing date for most undergraduate courses30 Nov 20157 Jun 2016NA

Extended closing date*

All supporting documentation must be submitted by this date.

26 Feb 201615 Jul 2016TBA

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 201614 Apr - 14 Jul 2016NA
Further Offer Round28 Jan 2016Offers will continue during July where there are still places availableOffers will continue during October where there are still places available
Further Offer Round2 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 campus13 November 2015
13 December 2015
15 January 2016
13 May 2016
24 Jun 2016
30 September 2016
STAT - Alice Springs campus13 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 1Semester 2Summer Semester
Weekly offer rounds begin12 Aug 2015Apr 2016Sep 2016
Closing date4 Jan 20167 Jun 201610 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 2016TBA
Higher Education census dates
 Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
Census dates31 Mar 201631 Aug 201623 Sep 201630 Nov 2016
Higher Education enrolment dates

2016 Enrolments open on December 9, 2015

 Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
Final date to enrol*11 Mar 201629 Jul 201611 Sep 201618 Nov 2016
 Study Period 1Study Period 2Study Period 3Study Period 4
Final date to enrol*5 Feb 20166 May 20165 Aug 20164 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 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
Teaching commences29 Feb 201618 Jul 20165 Sep 20167 Nov 2016
Census dates31 Mar 201631 Aug 201623 Sep 201630 Nov 2016
Easter break25 Mar - 28 March 2016NANANA
Semester break4 -8 April 20165 - 9 Sep 2016NA19 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
Teaching ends27 May 201614 Oct 201625 Nov 201610 Feb 2017
Revision30 May - 6 Jun 201617 - 21 Oct 2016NA13 - 17 Feb 2017
Exam period7 - 20 Jun 2016^24 Oct - 4 Nov 2016NA20 - 24 Feb 2017
 Study period 1Study period 2Study period 3Study period 4
Teaching commences29 Feb 201630 May 201629 Aug 201628 Nov 2016
Census date #31 Mar 201617 Jun 201616 Sep 201616 Dec 2016
Teaching ends29 May 201628 Aug 201627 Nov 201626 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 1Semester 2Summer Semester
Central Exams7 - 20 Jun 2016*24 Oct - 4 Nov 201620 – 24 Feb 2017
Special Exams5 - 9 Sep 201620 - 24 Feb 201718 - 21 Apr 2017

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

Grade release dates
 Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
End of semester release dates5 Jul 201622 Nov 20168 Dec 20167 Mar 2017
Special examination release dates21 Sep 20167 Mar 2017NA26 Apr 2016
 Study Period 1Study Period 2Study Period 3Study Period 4
Delivered by CDU5 Jul 201613 Sep 201613 Dec 20167 Mar 2017
Delivered by Open Universities AustraliaFrom 25 July 2016From 25 Oct 2016From 24 Jan 2017From 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 datesFaculty

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 periodCensus date

VFH - T1

11 March

VFH - T2

11 May

VFH - T3

11 August
VFH - T411 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 on 2 August, 2016 and via MyNextCourse in mid-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 1Semester 2Summer Semester
On time closing date30 September 2016NANA
Equal consideration closing date for most undergraduate courses5 December 2016NANA

Extended closing date*

All supporting documentation must be submitted by this date.

TBATBATBA

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 JanuaryNANA
Further Offer Round17 January1 June11 October
Further Offer Round31 January

8 June

13 October
Further Offer Round2 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 campus14 November
9 December
13 January 2017
TBATBA
STAT - Alice Springs campus11 November
9 December
13 January 2017
TBATBA
Postgraduate admissions dates

2017 Applications open via SATAC in August 2016.

Please note: applications are open for the full year.

 Semester 1Semester 2Summer Semester
Weekly offer rounds begin10 August10 AugustApril
Closing dateTBATBATBA

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
TBATBA
Higher Education census dates
 Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
Census dates31 Mar 201731 Aug 201722 Sep 20174 Dec 2017
Higher Education enrolment dates

2017 Enrolments open on December 9, 2016

 Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
Final date to enrol*10 Mar 201728 Jul 201715 Sep 201717 Nov 2017
 Study Period 1Study Period 2Study Period 3Study Period 4
Final date to enrol*10 Feb 201712 May 201711 Aug 201710 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 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
Teaching commences27 Feb 201717 Jul 20174 Sep 20176 Nov 2017
Census dates31 Mar 201731 Aug 201722 Sep 20174 Dec 2017
Easter break14 - 17 April 2017NANANA
Semester break18 -21 April 20174 - 8 Sep 2017NA21 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
Teaching ends26 May 201713 Oct 201724 Nov 20179 Feb 2018
Revision29 May - 5 Jun 201716 - 20 Oct 2017NA12 - 16 Feb 2018
Exam period6 - 19 Jun 2017^23 Oct - 3 Nov 2017NA19 - 23 Feb 2018
 Study period 1Study period 2Study period 3Study period 4
Teaching commences27 Feb 201729 May 201728 Aug 201727 Nov 2017
Census date #31 Mar 201719 Jun 201718 Sep 201718 Dec 2017
Teaching ends28 May 201727 Aug 201726 Nov 201725 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 1Semester 2Summer Semester
Central Exams6 - 19 Jun 2017*23 Oct - 3 Nov 201719 – 23 Feb 2018
Special Exams4 - 8 Sep 201719 - 23 Feb 2018TBA

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

Grade release dates
 Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
End of semester release dates4 Jul 201721 Nov 201712 Dec 20176 Mar 2018
Special examination release dates26 Sep 20176 Mar 2018NATBA
 Study Period 1Study Period 2Study Period 3Study Period 4
Delivered by CDU4 Jul 201712 Sep 201712 Dec 20176 Mar 2018
Delivered by Open Universities AustraliaFrom 17 July 2017From 23 Oct 2017From 22 Jan 2018From 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

TO BE CONFIRMED
Darwin Convention Centre

  • TBA

Ceremony 2

TO BE CONFIRMED
Darwin Convention Centre

  • TBA

Ceremony 3

TO BE CONFIRMED
Darwin Convention Centre

  • TBA

Ceremony 4

TO BE CONFIRMED
Darwin Convention Centre

  • TBA

Ceremony 5

TO BE CONFIRMED
Adelaide Convention Centre

 

All Faculties and Schools

Ceremony 6
 
TO BE CONFIRMED
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 periodCensus date

VFH - T1

11 March

VFH - T2

11 May

VFH - T3

11 August
VFH - T411 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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