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Important dates

 

 
Semester 1 (S1)

2021 Enrolments open on 09 December

March

Monday 01Teaching starts
Friday 12Final date to enrol
Monday 22Census Date*
*Final date you can withdraw without financial or academic penalty. This is also the final date that domestic students can make payment of outstanding tuition fees or eligible domestic students can opt for a HELP loan.

April

Monday 05Semester Break: 5 to 9

May

Friday 28Teaching ends
Monday 31Revision week: 31 to 4 June

June

Monday 07Exam week 1: 7 to 11
Monday 14Exam week 2: 14 to 18

July

Tuesday 06Grade release
Semester 2 (S2)

August

Monday 09Teaching starts
Friday 20Final date to enrol
Monday 30Census Date

September

Monday 20

Semester Break: 20 to 24

November

Friday 05Teaching Ends
Monday 08Revision Week: 8 to 12
Monday 15Exam week 1: 15 to 19
Monday 22Exam week 2: 22 to 26

December

Tuesday 14Grade release
 
Semester 3 (S3)

November

 
Monday 08Teaching starts
Thursday 18Final date to enrol
Monday 29Census Date

December

Monday 20

Semester Break: 20 to 31

February

Friday 11Teaching Ends

March

Tuesday 15Grade Release

Higher Education Study Periods

Study Period 2 (SP2)

May

Monday 31Teaching commences

June

Thursday 10Final date to enrol
Monday 14Census Date

August

Friday 06Teaching ends
Tuesday 17Result release date
Study Period 3 (SP3)

August

Monday 30Teaching commences

September

Thursday 02Final date to enrol
Monday 06Census Date

October

Friday 08Teaching Ends
Tuesday 19Result release dates
Study Period 4 (SP4)

November

Monday 08Teaching commences
Thursday 11Final date to enrol
Monday 15Census Date*
*Final date you can withdraw without financial or academic penalty. This is also the final date that domestic students can make payment of outstanding tuition fees or eligible domestic students can opt for a HECS. FEE or SA HELP loan.

December

Friday 17Teaching ends

January 2022

Tuesday 04Result release dates

Vocational Education and Training

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

2022

Higher Education

2022 Calendar View Dates

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
Monday 13Exam week: 13 to 17
Monday 20Semester Break: 20 to 1 July
 
Tuesday 28Grade release
 
 
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
Monday 28Exam week: 28 to 2 Dec

December

Tuesday 13Grade Release
 

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.

Teaching period

Start

Census *

Finish

Teaching Period 1 (TP1)

01 Jan 2022

11 Mar 2022

22 Mar 2022

Teaching Period 2 (TP2)

01 Apr 2022

11 May 2022

30 June 2022

Teaching Period 3 (TP3)

01 July 2022

11 Aug 2022

30 Sept 2022

Teaching Period 4 (TP4)

01 Oct 2022

11 Nov 2022

31 Dec 2022

Archived dates - 2020

Higher Education semester dates
 Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3 **Summer Semester
Teaching commences2 Mar 202020 Jul 202031 Aug 20209 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
 Study period 1Study period 2Study period 3Study period 4
Teaching commences2 Mar 20201 Jun 202031 Aug 202030 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

* 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.

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

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

Higher Education census dates
 Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
Census dates

31 Mar 2020

extended to 7 April 2020

14 Aug 202018 Sep 20204 Dec 2020
 Study period 1Study period 2Study period 3Study period 4
Census dates

31 Mar 2020

extended to 7 April 2020

22 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 examination dates
 Semester 1Semester 2Summer Semester
Central Exams8 - 19 Jun 202026 Oct - 6 Nov 202022 – 26 Feb 2021
Special Exams31 Aug - 4 Sep 202022 - 26 Feb 20215 - 11 April 2021
Grade release dates
 Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Summer Semester
End of semester release dates7 Jul 202024 Nov 20208 Dec 20209 Mar 2021
Special examination release dates22 Sep 20209 Mar 2021NATBA
 Study Period 1Study Period 2Study Period 3Study Period 4
Delivered by CDU7 Jul 202015 Sep 202015 Dec 202009 Mar 2021
Delivered by Open Universities Australia (OUA)From 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

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

VET enrolment dates

2020 enrolments open on 9 December, 2019

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

TP 1

1 January – 31 March

TP 2

1 April – 30 June

TP 3

1 July – 30 September

TP4

1 October – 31 December

  • 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 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.

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