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Academic Calendar (trimester-based) 2023

Note: These dates are correct at time of publication, however, the University reserves the right to make changes where necessary.

Trimester 1: 28 February-3 June

Date Action
10 October 2022 Course enrolments open for 2023
20 November On-time course enrolment closes
14 December Class timetable released for viewing and planning purposes only 
16 January 2023 Class selection opens for new students, 8am
18 January Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time, 8am
23 January Class selection opens for all other students, 8am
20–24 February Orientation
27 February Classes commence
10 March Last day to add a new course enrolment, swap courses or change classes
17 March Fee payment due date—and due date for requesting SA-HELP, HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP and providing Tax File Numbers (or Certificates from the ATO) and Unique Student Identifier (USI)
24 March Census date—last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty^ or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
7–14 April Mid-trimester break
(Good Friday public holiday 7 April and Easter Monday public holiday 10 April)
5 May Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
TBA eVALU8 evaluation period open*
29 May–2 June Study Break/ Exam period
2 June End of Trimester

Trimester 2: 24 July–27 October

Date Action
10 October Course enrolments open for 2023
30 April 2023 On-time course enrolment closes for Trimester 2, 2023
24 May Class timetable released for Study Period 2, 2023 terms (for viewing and planning purposes only)
29 May Class selection opens for new students, 8am
31 May Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time, 8am
5 June Class selection opens for all other students, 8am
17–21 July Orientation
24 July Classes commence
4 August Last day to add a new course enrolment, swap courses or change classes
11 August Fee payment due date—and due date for requesting SA-HELP, HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP and providing Tax File Numbers (or Certificates from the ATO) and Unique Student Identifier (USI)
18 August Census date—last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty^ or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
22 September Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
25 September–2 October Mid-trimester break
TBA eVALU8 evaluation period open*
23–27 October Study Break / Exam period
27 October End of Trimester

Trimester 3: 6 November 2023–9 February 2024

Date Action
10 October 2022 Course enrolments open for 2023
30 April 2023 On time course enrolment closes for Study Period 2
24 May Class timetable released for Study Period 2, 2023 terms, (for viewing and planning purposes only)
29 May Class selection opens for new students, 8am
31 May Class selection opens for continuing students who enrolled on-time, 8am
5 June Class selection opens for all other students, 8am
6 November Classes commence
17 November Last day to add a new course enrolment, swap courses or change classes
24 November Fee payment due date—and due date for requesting SA-HELP, HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP and providing Tax File Numbers (or Certificates from the ATO) and Unique Student Identifier (USI)
1 December Census date—last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without financial penalty^ or a Withdrawn Without Penalty (WN) grade
25 December 2023–1 January 2024 Two-week mid-trimester break (TBC)
2 January  Classes resume
12 January Last day to drop courses or withdraw from study without academic penalty and receiving a Withdrawn Fail (WF) grade
TBA eVALU8 evaluation period open*
5–9 February Study Break /Exam period
9 February End of Trimester

^ International students should refer to the Student Fees, Charges and Refunds - Procedures to determine any financial penalties that may apply to them.

* View eVALU8 Courses and Teaching for more information.