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2017

Undergraduate admissions dates

2017 applications are currently open.

Please note: applications are open for the full year. The Bachelor of Clinical Sciences and Bachelor of Midwifery courses are now closed for application.

Commonwealth Supported Places

Semester 1Semester 2Summer Semester
Early application closing date

30 September 2016

Apply by this date to save paying a late fee

5 June 201723 October 2017
Equal consideration closing date for most undergraduate courses5 December 2016

Extended closing date*

All supporting documentation must be submitted by this date.

24 February 2017TBATBA

Early Offers

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

September – December
 
(first preferences only)
April - JuneApril – September

Main Offer round

Offers will be emailed by 6pm.

17 January
Further Offer Round31 January1 June11 October
Further Offer Round2 February

8 June

13 October
Further Offer Round7 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 until commencement of semester.

17 October
Offers will continue during October until the commencement of semester.
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
23 June29 September
STAT - Alice Springs campus11 November
9 December
13 January 2017
23 June29 September

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 August 201610 August 2016April 2017
Closing date5 December 2016

Extended closing date

All supporting documentation must be submitted by this date.


 

24 February 2017
14 July 2017TBA

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.
^ 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/June graduation date and timesRegistration and academic dress hireFaculty

Ceremony 1

11:00am
Wednesday 31 May
Darwin Convention Centre

8:30am -10am

  • 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
Wednesday 31 May 
Darwin Convention Centre

2:30pm - 4pm

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

Ceremony 3

11:00am
Thursday 1 June
Darwin Convention Centre

8:30am - 10am

  • 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
Thursday 1 June
Darwin Convention Centre

2:30pm - 4pm

  • 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 Community and Children’s Services
    • School of Trades

Ceremony 5

7:00pm
Tuesday 13 June
Adelaide Convention Centre

4:30pm - 6pm

 

All Faculties and Schools

Ceremony 6
 
7:00pm
Thursday 15 June
Alice Springs Convention Centre
4:30pm - 6pm 

All Faculties and Schools

2017 October graduation date and times
Registration and academic dress hire Faculty

Ceremony 1

11:00am
October 13, 2017
Darwin Convention Centre

8:30am - 10am

  • Faculty of Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment 
  • Menzies School of Health Research
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Faculty of Vocational Education and Training:
  • School of Primary Industries
  • School of Health, Community and Children’s Services
  • School of Trades

Ceremony 2

5:00pm
October 13, 2017 
Darwin Convention Centre 

2:30pm - 4pm

  • Faculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts 
  • Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledge’s and Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Faculty of Vocational Education and Training:
  • School of Service Industries

Presentation ceremonies on regional campuses

Nhulunbuy

More information about Nhulunbuy campus.

2017 - TBA

Katherine

More information about Katherine campus.

2017 - TBA

Tennant Creek

More information about Tennant Creek campus.

2017 - 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.

2018

Undergraduate admissions dates

2018 applications will open through SATAC and MyNextCourse on 7 August.

Applications are open for the full year.

Important dates
 
Semester 1

Early closing date

Apply by this date to save paying a late fee.

29 Sep 2017

Early offers

First preferences only. Early offers may be made to applicants not in current (2017) year 12 or awaiting tertiary results.

28 Sep 2017

Main offers

Offers will be emailed by 6pm.

16 Jan 2018

Further offers

Offers will continue throughout February where there are still places available.

25 Jan 2018

Teaching commences

26 Feb 2018

 

Postgraduate admissions dates

2018 Applications open via SATAC on 7 August.

Please note: applications are open for the full year.

 Semester 1Semester 2Summer Semester
Weekly offer rounds begin23 Aug 201723 Aug 2017Apr 2018
Closing date04 Dec 2017TBATBA

Extended closing date

All supporting documentation must be submitted and all processing fees paid by this date.


 

TBA
TBATBA

Higher Education census dates

Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
Census dates31 Mar 201817 Aug 201814 Sep 201826 Nov 2018
Study Period 1Study Period 2Study Period 3Study Period 4
Census dates31 Mar 201818 Jun 201817 Sep 201821 Dec 2018

Higher Education enrolment dates

2018 Enrolments open on December 8, 2017

 Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
Final date to enrol*9 Mar 201827 Jul 201821 Sep 201816 Nov 2018
 Study Period 1Study Period 2Study Period 3Study Period 4
Final date to enrol*9 Mar 201811 May 201810 Aug 20189 Nov 2018

*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 commences26 Feb 201816 Jul 20183 Sep 20185 Nov 2018
Census dates31 Mar 201817 Aug 201814 Sep 201826 Nov 2018
Easter break30 Mar - 2 April 2018NANANA
Semester break3 -6 April 20183 - 7 Sep 2018NA19 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
Teaching ends*25 May 201812 Oct 201823 Nov 20189 Feb 2019
Revision28 May - 4 Jun 201815 - 19 Oct 2018NA11 - 15 Feb 2019
Exam period5 - 18 Jun 201822 Oct - 2 Nov 2018NA18 - 22 Feb 2019
 Study period 1Study period 2Study period 3Study period 4
Teaching commences26 Feb 201828 May 201827 Aug 201826 Nov 2018
Census date31 Mar 201818 Jun 201817 Sep 201821 Dec 2018
Teaching ends27 May 201826 Aug 201825 Nov 201824 Feb 2019

* 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.

Higher Education examination dates

Semester 1Semester 2Summer Semester
Central Exams5 - 18 Jun 201822 Oct - 2 Nov 201818 – 22 Feb 2019
Special Exams3 - 7 Sep 201818 - 22 Feb 2019TBA

*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 dates3 Jul 201820 Nov 201811 Dec 20185 Mar 2019
Special examination release dates25 Sep 201812 Mar 2019NATBA
 Study Period 1Study Period 2Study Period 3Study Period 4
Delivered by CDU3 Jul 201811 Sep 201811 Dec 20185 Mar 2019
Delivered by Open Universities AustraliaFrom 23 Jul 2018From 22 Oct 2018From 21 Jan 2019From 22 Apr 2019

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

2018 May/June graduation dates and times
Registration and academic dress hireFaculty

Ceremony 1

11.00am
Thursday May 24, 2018
Darwin Convention Centre

8.30am - 10.00am

TBA

Ceremony 2

5.00pm
Thursday May 24, 2018
Darwin Convention Centre

2.30pm - 4.00pm

TBA

Ceremony 3

11.00am
Friday May 25, 2018
Darwin Convention Centre

8.30am - 10.00am

TBA

Ceremony 4

5.00pm
Friday May 25, 2018
Darwin Convention Centre

2.30pm - 4.00pm

TBA

Ceremony 5

7.00pm
Tuesday June 12, 2018
Adelaide Convention Centre

TBA

 

All Faculties and Schools

Ceremony 6
 
7.00pm
Thursday June 14, 2018
Alice Springs Convention Centre
4.30pm - 6.00pm 

All Faculties and Schools

2018 October graduation datesRegistration and academic dress hire Faculty

Ceremony 1

11:00am
TBA
Darwin Convention Centre

8.30am - 10.00am

TBA

Ceremony 2

5:00pm
TBA
Darwin Convention Centre

2.30pm - 4.00pm

TBA

Presentation ceremonies on regional campuses

Nhulunbuy

More information about Nhulunbuy campus.

2018 - TBA

Katherine

More information about Katherine campus.

2018 - TBA

Tennant Creek

More information about Tennant Creek campus.

2018 - TBA

VET census dates

Teaching periodCensus date

VFH - T1

TBA

VFH - T2

TBA

VFH - T3

TBA
VFH - T4TBA
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 prior years important dates, go to the important dates archive.