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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 1Semester 2Summer Semester

Early closing date

Apply by this date to save paying a late fee (Semester 1 only).

29 Sep 20178 June 2018NA

Early offers

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

31 Aug 201731 Aug 2017NA

Equal Consideration closing date 

Apply by this date to be included in main offers

04 Dec 2017NANA

Main offers

Offers will be emailed by 6pm.

16 Jan 2018OngoingOngoing

Further offers

Offers will continue throughout February where there are still places available

25 Jan 2018OngoingOngoing

Extended closing date

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

*BCSC and WMIDW1 closed 3 Jan

23 Feb 201813 Jul 20182 Nov 2018

Teaching commences

26 Feb 201816 Jul 20185 Nov 2018
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
Semester 1Semester 2Summer Semester

STAT - Casuarina campus

Building Red 6.1.04/05

10 Nov 2017

8 Dec 2017

11 Jan 2018

21 Jun 2018

27 Sep 2018

STAT - Alice Springs campus

10 Nov 2017

8 Dec 2018

15 Jun 2018

28 Sept 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 date

12 Feb 2018

06 Jul 201822 Oct 2018

Extended closing date

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

MPSYC - Closed 3 Jan


 

23 Feb 201813 Jul 20182 Nov 2018

Higher Education census dates

Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
Census dates31 Mar 201817 Aug 201821 Sep 201830 Nov 2018
Study Period 1Study Period 2Study Period 3Study Period 4
Census dates31 Mar 201818 Jun 201817 Sep 201817 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 Feb 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 201821 Sep 201830 Nov 2018
Easter break30 Mar - 2 April 2018NANANA
Semester break3 -6 April 20183 - 7 Sep 2018NA24 Dec 2018 - 4 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 201817 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.
** This Semester Break coincides with the CDU End of Year Closedown 2018 - 2019.

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 201922 - 26 April 2019

*The Semester 1 examination period will commence on a Tuesday and conclude on a Monday in 2018.

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

    • College of Business and Law
    • College of Indigenous Futures, Arts and Society

Ceremony 2

5.00pm
Thursday May 24, 2018
Darwin Convention Centre

2.30pm - 4.00pm

    • College of Education
    • Faculty of Vocational Education and Training:
        • School of Service Industries

Ceremony 3

11.00am
Friday May 25, 2018
Darwin Convention Centre

8.30am - 10.00am

    • College of Nursing and Midwifery
    • Menzies School of Health Research
    • Faculty of Vocational Education and Training
        • School of Primary Industries

Ceremony 4

5.00pm
Friday May 25, 2018
Darwin Convention Centre

2.30pm - 4.00pm

    • College of Engineering IT and Environment
    • College of Health and Human Sciences
    • Faculty of Vocational Education and Training
        • School of Community and Children's Services
        • School of Trades

Ceremony 5

7.00pm
Tuesday June 12, 2018
Adelaide Convention Centre

4.30pm - 6.00pm

 

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
Friday October 12, 2018
Darwin Convention Centre

8.30am - 10.00am


  • College of Engineering IT and Environment
  • College of Health and Human Sciences
  • College of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Menzies School of Health Research
  • Faculty of Vocational Education and Training
      • School of Primary Industries
      • School of Community and Children's Services
      • School of Trades

Ceremony 2

5:00pm
Friday October 12, 2018
Darwin Convention Centre

2.30pm - 4.00pm

  • College of Business and Law
  • College of Education
  • College of Indigenous Futures, Arts and Society
  • Faculty of Vocational Education and Training
      • School of Tourism, Hospitality and Service Industries

Presentation ceremonies on regional campuses

Nhulunbuy

TBA

Katherine

More information about Katherine campus.

Tuesday November 27, 2018

Tennant Creek

More information about Tennant Creek campus.

Thursday November 15, 2018

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 Student Loans 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.

2019

Undergraduate admissions dates

Application dates
 
Semester 1Semester 2Summer Semester

Open Date

6 Aug 20186 Aug 20186 Aug 2018

Normal closing date

Apply by this date to save paying a late fee.

28 Sep 20183 Jun 201921 Oct 2019

Equal Consideration closing date 

Last date to apply for Midwifery and Clinical Science.

Apply by this date to be included in the Main Offer round.

03 Dec 2018--

Extended application deadline

Apply by this date to be included in further offer rounds

11 Feb 2019NANA

Offer rounds

Semester 1Semester 2Summer Semester

Early offers

First preferences only.

30 Aug 201830 Aug 2018Apr 2019

Main Offer Round

Offers will be emailed by 6pm.

15 Jan 2019OngoingOngoing

Further offers

Run weekly until closing date.

24 Jan 2019OngoingOngoing

Teaching commences

4 Mar 201922 Jul 201911 Nov 2019
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
Semester 1Semester 2Summer Semester

STAT - Casuarina campus

Building Red 6.1.04/05

28 Nov 2018

9 Jan 2019

TBA

TBA

STAT - Alice Springs campusTBA

TBA

TBA

Postgraduate admissions dates

 Semester 1Semester 2Summer Semester

Open Date

6 Aug 2018

6 Aug 2018

3 Nov 2018

Offer Rounds Commence

Run weekly until closing date

22 Aug 2018

22 Aug 2018

Apr 2019

Closing date
All supporting documentation must be submitted and all processing fees paid by this date MPSYC - Closed 31 Oct 2018

18 Feb 2019

12 Jul 2019

28 Oct 2019

Higher Education census dates

 Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
Census dates31 Mar 201916 Aug 201920 Sep 20196 Dec 2019
Study period 1Study period 2Study period 3Study period 4
Census dates31 Mar 201917 Jun 201916 Sep 201916 Dec 2019

Higher Education enrolment dates

2019 Enrolments open on December 9, 2018

 Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
Final date to enrol*15 Mar 20192 Aug 201913 Sep 201922 Nov 2019
 Study Period 1Study Period 2Study Period 3Study Period 4
Final date to enrol*8 Feb 201910 May 20199 Aug 20198 Nov 2019

*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 commences4 Mar 201922 Jul 20192 Sep 201911 Nov 2019
Census dates31 Mar 201916 Aug 201920 Sep 20196 Dec 2019
Easter break19 - 22 April 2019NANANA
Semester break22 -26 April 20192 - 6 Sep 2019NA23 Dec 2019 - 3 Jan 2020**
Teaching ends31 May 201918 Oct 201922 Nov 201914 Feb 2020
Revision3 - 7 Jun 201921 - 25 Oct 2019NA17 - 21 Feb 2020
Exam period10 - 21 Jun 2019*28 Oct - 8 Nov 2019NA24 - 28 Feb 2020
 Study period 1Study period 2Study period 3Study period 4
Teaching commences25 Feb 201927 May 201926 Aug 201925 Nov 2019
Census date 31 Mar 201917 Jun 201916 Sep 201916 Dec 2019
Teaching ends26 May 201925 Aug 201924 Nov 201923 Feb 2020

* 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 2019.
** This Semester Break coincides with the CDU End of Year Closedown 2019 - 2020.

Higher Education examination dates

 Semester 1Semester 2Summer Semester
Central Exams10 - 21 Jun 201928 Oct - 8 Nov 201924 – 28 Feb 2020
Special Exams2 - 6 Sep 201924 - 28 Feb 2020TBA

Grade release dates

 Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
End of semester release dates9 Jul 201926 Nov 201910 Dec 201910 Mar 2020
Special examination release datesTBATBANATBA
 Study Period 1Study Period 2Study Period 3Study Period 4
Delivered by CDU9 Jul 201910 Sep 201910 Dec 201910 Mar 2020
Delivered by Open Universities AustraliaFrom 9 July 2019From 10 Sep 2019From 10 Dec 2020From 10 Mar 2020

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

2019 May/June graduation date and timesRegistration and academic dress hireFaculty

Ceremony 1

5:00pm
Thursday May 23, 2019
Darwin Convention Centre

2:30pm - 4pm

  • College of Business and Law
  • College of Education
  • College of Indigenous Futures, Arts and Society
  • Faculty of Vocational Education and Training
    • School of Tourism, Hospitality and Service Industries

Ceremony 2

11:00am
Friday May 24, 2019
Darwin Convention Centre

8:30am - 10am

  • College of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Menzies School of Health Research
  • Faculty of Vocational Education and Training
    • School of Primary Industries
    • School of Community and Children's Services

Ceremony 3

5:00pm
Friday May 24, 2019
Darwin Convention Centre

2:30pm - 4pm

  • College of Engineering IT and Environment
  • College of Health and Human Sciences
  • Faculty of Vocational Education and Training
    • School of Trades

    Ceremony 4

    7:00pm
    Tuesday June 11, 2019
    Adelaide Convention Centre

    4:30pm - 6pm

     All Faculties and Schools
    Ceremony 5
     
    7:00pm
    Thursday June 13, 2019
    Alice Springs Convention Centre
    4:30pm - 6pm 

    All Faculties and Schools

    2019 October graduation date and times
    Registration and academic dress hire Faculty

    Ceremony 1

    11:00am
    Friday October 18, 2019
    Darwin Convention Centre

    8:30am - 10am

    • College of Engineering IT and Environment
    • College of Health and Human Sciences
    • College of Nursing and Midwifery
    • Menzies School of Health Research
    • Faculty of Vocational Education and Training
      • School of Primary Industries
      • School of Community and Children's Services
      • School of Trades

    Ceremony 2

    5:00pm
    Friday October 18, 2019
    Darwin Convention Centre 

    2:30pm - 4pm

    • College of Business and Law
    • College of Education
    • College of Indigenous Futures, Arts and Society
    • Faculty of Vocational Education and Training
      • School of Tourism, Hospitality and Service Industries

    Presentation ceremonies on regional campuses

    Nhulunbuy

    TBA

    Katherine

    More information about Katherine campus.

    TBA

    Tennant Creek

    More information about Tennant Creek campus.

    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 Student Loans 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.

    2020

    Undergraduate admissions dates

    Application dates
     
    Semester 1Semester 2Summer Semester

    Open Date

    TBATBATBA

    Normal closing date

    Apply by this date to save paying a late fee.

    TBATBATBA

    Equal Consideration closing date 

    Last date to apply for Midwifery and Clinical Science.

    Apply by this date to be included in the Main Offer round.

    TBA--

    Extended application deadline

    Apply by this date to be included in further offer rounds

    TBANANA

    Offer rounds

    Semester 1Semester 2Summer Semester

    Early offers

    First preferences only.

    TBATBATBA

    Main Offer Round

    Offers will be emailed by 6pm.

    TBAOngoingOngoing

    Further offers

    Run weekly until closing date.

    TBAOngoingOngoing

    Teaching commences

    2 Mar 202020 Jul 20209 Nov 2020
    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
    Semester 1Semester 2Summer Semester

    STAT - Casuarina campus

    Building Red 6.1.04/05

    TBATBA

    TBA

    STAT - Alice Springs campusTBA

    TBA

    TBA

    Postgraduate admissions dates

     Semester 1Semester 2Summer Semester

    Open Date

    TBATBATBA

    Offer Rounds Commence

    Run weekly until closing date

    TBATBATBA

    Closing date

    TBATBATBA

    Higher Education census dates

     Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
    Census dates31 Mar 202014 Aug 202018 Sep 20204 Dec 2020
    Study period 1Study period 2Study period 3Study period 4
    Census dates31 Mar 202022 Jun 202021 Sep 202021 Dec 2020

    Higher Education enrolment dates

    2020 Enrolments open on December 9, 2019

     Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
    Final date to enrol*13 Mar 202031 Jul 202011 Sep 202020 Nov 2020
     Study Period 1Study Period 2Study Period 3Study Period 4
    Final date to enrol*23 Feb 202024 May 202023 Aug 202022 Nov 2020

    *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 commences2 Mar 202020 Jul 202031 Aug 20209 Nov 2020
    Census dates31 Mar 202014 Aug 202018 Sep 20204 Dec 2020
    Easter break10 - 13 April 2020NANANA
    Semester break13 - 17 April 202031 Aug - 4 Sep 2020NA18 Dec 2020 - 4 Jan 2021**
    Teaching ends29 May 202016 Oct 202020 Nov 202012 Feb 2021
    Revision1 - 5 Jun 202019 - 23 Oct 2020NA15 - 19 Feb 2021
    Exam period8 - 19 Jun 202026 Oct - 6 Nov 2020NA22 - 26 Feb 2021
     Study period 1Study period 2Study period 3Study period 4
    Teaching commences2 Mar 20201 Jun 202031 Aug 202030 Nov 2020
    Census date 31 Mar 202022 Jun 202021 Sep 202021 Dec 2020
    Teaching ends29 May 202030 Aug 202029 Nov 202028 Feb 2021

    * 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 2020.
    ** This Semester Break coincides with the CDU End of Year Closedown 2020 - 2021.

    Higher Education examination dates

     Semester 1Semester 2Summer Semester
    Central Exams8 - 19 Jun 202026 Oct - 6 Nov 202022 – 26 Feb 2021
    Special ExamsTBATBATBA

    Grade release dates

     Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
    End of semester release dates7 Jul 202024 Nov 20208 Dec 20209 Mar 2021
    Special examination release datesTBATBANATBA
     Study Period 1Study Period 2Study Period 3Study Period 4
    Delivered by CDU7 Jul 202015 Sep 202015 Dec 202009 Mar 2021
    Delivered by Open Universities AustraliaFrom 7 July 2020From 15 Sep 2020From 15 Dec 2020From 09 Mar 2021

    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

    2020 May/June graduation date and timesRegistration and academic dress hireFaculty

    Ceremony 1

    5:00pm
    Thursday May 21, 2020
    Darwin Convention Centre

    2:30pm - 4pm

    TBA

    Ceremony 2

    11:00am
    Friday May 22, 2020
    Darwin Convention Centre

    8:30am - 10am

    TBA

    Ceremony 3

    5:00pm
    Friday May 22, 2020
    Darwin Convention Centre

    2:30pm - 4pm

    TBA

    Ceremony 4

    7:00pm
    Tuesday June 09, 2020
    Adelaide Convention Centre

    4:30pm - 6pm

     All Faculties and Schools
    Ceremony 5
     
    7:00pm
    Thursday June 11, 2020
    Alice Springs Convention Centre
    4:30pm - 6pm 

    All Faculties and Schools

    2020 October graduation date and times
    Registration and academic dress hire Faculty

    Ceremony 1

    11:00am
    Friday October 16, 2020
    Darwin Convention Centre

    8:30am - 10am

    TBA

    Ceremony 2

    5:00pm
    Friday October 16, 2020
    Darwin Convention Centre 

    2:30pm - 4pm

    TBA

    Presentation ceremonies on regional campuses

    Nhulunbuy

    TBA

    Katherine

    More information about Katherine campus.

    TBA

    Tennant Creek

    More information about Tennant Creek campus.

    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 Student Loans 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.