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2022

Higher Education

2022 Calendar View Dates           2022 Year Planner

Semesters

Semester 1 (S1)

March

Monday 07Teaching starts
Friday 18Final date to enrol
Monday 28Census date

April

Monday 18Semester Break: 18 to 22

June

Friday 03Teaching ends
Monday 06Revision week: 6 to 10
Tuesday 14Exam week: 14 to 22
July 
Friday 1Grade release
Monday 18Special (Alternate) exam week: 18 to 24
Semester 2 (S2)

August

Monday 22

Teaching starts

September

Friday 02Final date to enrol
Monday 12Census date
October
Monday 03

Semester Break: 3 to 7

November

Friday 18Teaching ends
Monday 21Revision week: 21 to 25
Thursday 24Exam week: 24 Nov to 2 Dec

December

Tuesday 13Grade release
January 2023 
Monday 23Alternate exam week: 23 to 29
Summer Semester (SS)

November

Monday 21 

Teaching starts

December
Friday 02 Final date to enrol
Friday 09 Census date
Monday 26 Semester Break: 26 to 30
February 2023  
Friday 17 Teaching ends
March 2023  
Friday 03 Grade release
January 2023  
Friday 23 Alternate exam week: 23 to 29 

Higher Education Intensives

(6-week intensive delivery teaching periods)

HE Intensive 1

January

Monday 10Teaching starts
Friday 14Final date to enrol
Monday 17Census date

February

Friday 18

Teaching ends

March
Friday 04Grade release
HE Intensive 2

March

Monday 07Teaching starts
Friday 11Final date to enrol
Monday 14Census date

April

Friday 15Teaching ends
Friday 29Grade release
HE Intensive 3

May

Monday 02Teaching starts
Friday 06Final date to enrol
Monday 09Census date

June

Friday 10Teaching ends
Friday 24Grade release
HE Intensive 4

June

Monday 27Teaching starts
July
Friday 01Final date to enrol
Monday 04Census date

August

Friday 05Teaching ends
Friday 19Grade release
 
 
 
HE Intensive 5

August

Monday 22Teaching starts
Friday 26Final date to enrol
Monday 29Census date

September

Friday 30Teaching ends
October
Friday 14Grade release
HE Intensive 6

October

Monday 17Teaching starts
Friday 21Final date to enrol
Monday 24Census date

November

Friday 25Teaching ends
December
Friday 09Grade release

Vocational Education and Training

VET dates

2022 enrolment opens on December 01, 2021.

VET Teaching periods start at the beginning of each quarter of the year. Term Periods do not relate to VET enrolment terms, but are used in the scheduling of VET courses.

*Please note that the term periods below do not reflect the start and finish dates for your VET course. You should contact the relevant VET Enrolment team to determine the course commencement dates.*

Term period

Start

Finish

Term 1

01 Jan 2022

31 Mar 2022

Term 2

01 Apr 2022

30 Jun 2022

Term 3

01 Jul 2022

30 Sep 2022

Term 4

01 Oct 2022

31 Dec 2022

  • Units to be Withdrawn (Financial penalty will apply to withdrawals lodged after the relevant date, which is 14 days after the commencement of the unit).

VET Student Loans

Students who are enrolled in a Diploma, Advanced Diploma, VET Graduate Certificate or a VET Graduate Diploma can apply for a VET Student Loan.

Term period

Final date to enrol

Census date*

VFH - T1

25 Feb 2022

11 Mar 2022

VFH - T2

27 Apr 2022

11 May 2022

VFH - T3

28 Jul 2022

11 Aug 2022

VFH - T4

28 Oct 2022

11 Nov 2022

* VET census date is the last day for a student to apply for a VET Student Loan. It is also the last day for students to withdraw their enrolment without incurring a debt for the course or part of the course.

2023

Higher Education

Semesters

Semester 1 (S1)

March

Monday 06Teaching starts
Friday 17Final date to enrol
Monday 27Census date

April

Monday 10Semester Break: 10 to 16

June

Friday 02Teaching ends
Monday 05Revision: 5 to 6
Wednesday 7Exams: 7 to 16
Friday 30Grade release
July 
Monday 24Alternate exam week: 24 to 28
Semester 2 (S2)
July
Monday 10Teaching starts
Friday 21Final date to enrol
Monday 31Census date
August 
Monday 14Semester Break: 14 to 20
October
Friday 6

Teaching ends

Monday 9Revision: 9 to 10
Wednesday 11Exams: 11 to 20

November

Friday 3Grade release
Monday 27Alternate exam week: 27 Nov to 01 Dec
Summer Semester (SS)

November

Monday 6

Teaching starts

Friday 17Final date to enrol
Monday 27Census date
December
Monday 25Semester Break: 25 to 07 Jan 2024
February 2024
Friday 9Teaching ends
Monday 12Exams: 12 to 16
March 2024
Friday 01Grade release
Monday 25Alternate exam week: 25 to 31 

Higher Education Intensives

(6-week intensive delivery teaching periods)

HE Intensive 1

January

Monday 9Teaching starts
Friday 20Final date to enrol
Monday 23Census date

February

Friday 17

Teaching ends

March
Friday 03Grade release
HE Intensive 2

March

Monday 06Teaching starts
Friday 10Final date to enrol
Tuesday 14Census date

April

Friday 14Teaching ends
Friday 28Grade release
HE Intensive 3

May

Monday 01Teaching starts
Friday 05Final date to enrol
Tuesday 09Census date

June

Friday 9Teaching ends
Friday 23Grade release
HE Intensive 4

June

Monday 26Teaching starts
Friday 30Final date to enrol
July
Tuesday 04Census date

August

Friday 04Teaching ends
Friday 18Grade release
HE Intensive 5

August

Monday 21Teaching starts
Friday 25Final date to enrol
Tuesday 29Census date

September

Friday 29Teaching ends
October
Friday 13Grade release
HE Intensive 6

October

Monday 16Teaching starts
Friday 20Final date to enrol
Tuesday 24Census date

November

Friday 24Teaching ends
December
Friday 08Grade release

Vocational Education and Training

VET dates

2023 enrolment opens on 01 December 2022.

VET Teaching periods start at the beginning of each quarter of the year. Term Periods do not relate to VET enrolment terms, but are used in the scheduling of VET courses.

*Please note that the term periods below do not reflect the start and finish dates for your VET course. You should contact the relevant VET Enrolment team to determine the course commencement dates.*

Term period

Start

Finish

Term 1

01 Jan 2023

31 Mar 2023

Term 2

01 Apr 2023

30 Jun 2023

Term 3

01 Jul 2023

30 Sep 2023

Term 4

01 Oct 2023

31 Dec 2023

  • Units to be Withdrawn (Financial penalty will apply to withdrawals lodged after the relevant date, which is 14 days after the commencement of the unit).

VET Student Loans

Students who are enrolled in a Diploma, Advanced Diploma, VET Graduate Certificate or a VET Graduate Diploma can apply for a VET Student Loan.

Term period

Final date to enrol

Census date*

VFH - T1

24 Feb 2023

11 Mar 2023

VFH - T2

26 Apr 2023

11 May 2023

VFH - T3

27 Jul 2023

11 Aug 2023

VFH - T4

27 Oct 2023

11 Nov 2023

* VET census date is the last day for a student to apply for a VET Student Loan. It is also the last day for students to withdraw their enrolment without incurring a debt for the course or part of the course.

Archived dates - 2021

Higher Education semester dates
 Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3
Teaching commences1 Mar 20219 Aug 20218 Nov 2021
Final date to enrol12 Mar 202120 Aug 202118 Nov 2021
Census dates

22 Mar 2021

30 Aug 202129 Nov 2021
Semester break5 to 9 April 202120 to 24 Sep 202120 to 31 Dec 2021
Teaching ends28 May 20215 Nov 202111 Feb 2022
Revision31 May to 4 June 20218 to 12 Nov 2021NA
Exam period7 to 18 Jun 202115 to 26 Nov 2021NA
Grade release6 Jul 202114 Dec 202115 Mar 2022
 Study period 2Study period 3Study period 4
Teaching commences31 May 202130 Aug 20218 Nov 2021
Final date to enrol10 Jun 20212 Sep 202111 Nov 2021
Census date 

14 Jun 2021

6 Sep 202115 Nov 2021
Teaching ends6 Aug 20218 Oct 202117 Dec 2021
Result release date17 Aug 202119 Oct 20214 Jan 2022
VET dates

2021 Enrolment opens on 01 December 2020.

VET Teaching periods start at the beginning of each quarter of the year.

Teaching period

Start

Census *

Finish

Teaching Period 1 (TP1)

01 Jan 2021

11 Mar 2021

31 Mar 2021

Teaching Period 2 (TP2)

01 Apr 2021

11 May 2021

30 June 2021

Teaching Period 3 (TP3)

01 July 2021

11 Aug 2021

30 Sept 2021

Teaching Period 4 (TP4)

01 Oct 2021

11 Nov 2021

31 Dec 2021

Archived dates - 2020

Higher Education semester dates
 Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3 ***Summer Semester
Teaching commences2 Mar 202020 Jul 202031 Aug 20209 Nov 2020
Final date to enrol*13 Mar 202031 Jul 202011 Sep 202020 Nov 2020
Census dates

31 Mar 2020

extended to 7 April 2020

14 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 ends**29 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
Grade release7 Jul 202024 Nov 20208 Dec 20209 Mar 2021
Special exam period31 Aug - 4 Sep 202022 - 26 Feb 2021NA5 - 11 April 2021
Special exam grade release22 Sep 20209 Mar 2021NATBA
 Study period 1Study period 2Study period 3Study period 4
Teaching commences2 Mar 20201 Jun 202031 Aug 202030 Nov 2020
Final date to enrol*23 Feb 202024 May 202023 Aug 202022 Nov 2020
Census date 

31 Mar 2020

extended to 7 April 2020

22 Jun 202021 Sep 202021 Dec 2020
Teaching ends29 May 202030 Aug 202029 Nov 202028 Feb 2021
Grade release delivered by CDU7 Jul 202015 Sep 202015 Dec 202009 Mar 2021
Grade release delivered by Open Universities Australia (OUA)From 7 July 2020From 15 Sep 2020From 15 Dec 2020From 09 Mar 2021

*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.

** 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.

*** Semester 3 open for Domestic students only.

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

For grade release dates 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.
Higher Education admissions dates
Admission CentreImportant Dates
NT, SA, VIC, TAS, ACT and WA apply via the South Australia Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC)

Applications for Semesters 1 and 2 2020, are open now.

For information on closing dates and offer rounds please see SATAC Undergraduate Key Dates or SATAC Postgraduate Key Dates

NSW residents apply via the University Admissions Centre (UAC)

Applications for Semester 1 are open now.

For information on closing dates and offer rounds, please see UAC Key Dates

2020 Courses with Early Closing Dates:

Master of Psychology (Clinical) – 31 October 2019
Bachelor of Clinical Sciences – 2 December 2019
Bachelor of Midwifery – 2 December 2019

Direct Applications

TEP and PTS

Semester 1
Semester 2

 

Open now until 25 February 2020
To be advised

MyNextCourse

Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Semester

 

Open now until 4 March 2020
Opens 5 March 2020, closes 22 July 2020
Opens 23 July 2020, closes 11 November 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

26 Nov 2019

8 Jan 2020

TBA

TBA

STAT - Alice Springs campus

26 Nov 2019

15 Jan 2020

TBA

TBA

VET dates

2020 enrolments open on 9 December, 2019

Teaching Period Dates – start dates at each quarter of the year

Teaching period

Start

Census *

Finish

Teaching Period 1 (TP1)

01 Jan 2020

11 Mar 2020

31 Mar 2020

Teaching Period 2 (TP2)

01 Apr 2020

11 May 2020

30 June 2020

Teaching Period 3 (TP3)

01 July 2020

11 Aug 2020

30 Sept 2020

Teaching Period 4 (TP4)

01 Oct 2020

11 Nov 2020

31 Dec 2020

  • Units to be Withdrawn (Financial penalty will apply to withdrawals lodged after the relevant date, which is 14 days after the commencement of the unit).

* 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.

Graduation

Here at CDU we are committed to doing everything we can to look after the health and wellbeing of our students and staff and the broader communities that we serve. To do our part in containing the outbreak, we have reviewed all of the events and activities that might put people at risk, and as a result we can confirm that we will not be holding Graduation Ceremonies as planned in May or June this year.

We will still formalise the completion of your course through a process called conferral, but instead of doing this at a public ceremony we will do it at a University Council meeting.

You will still be issued an official testamur (certificate) that shows the completion of your award.

  • You don’t need to take any action to have your completion finalised and your testamur issued.
  • Your testamur will be sent to you by mail during May.
  • In early May you will also be able to access verified digital copies of your official documents via My eQuals.
  • We’ll send notification to your student email address when these documents are available for viewing and sharing.

At a later date, when we are able to do so, we will invite you to celebrate your achievement at a Graduation Ceremony in Darwin, Alice Springs or Adelaide and hope that you bring your family and friends to mark this truly special occasion.

More information

If you have any graduation related queries, please contact:

T: 1800 061 963
E: graduation@cdu.edu.au

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