Semester dates for 2015 – 2016 are in the table below.

 

Teaching Week

2015
Week commencing

2016
Week commencing


Summer

Optional Commencement

 

 

1

Jan 5  Jan 4

2

Jan 12  Jan 11

3

Jan 19  Jan 18

4

Jan 26  Jan 25

5

Feb 2  Feb 1

6

Feb 9  Feb 8

7

Feb 16  Feb 15

Semester 1

Orientation

 Feb 23  Feb 22

1

 Mar 2  Feb 29

2

 Mar 9  Mar 7

3

 Mar 16  Mar 14

4

 Mar 23  Mar 21

5

 Mar 30  Mar 28+

6

 Apr 6+  Apr 4
Mid-semester break

 Apr 13  Apr 11

Mid-semester break

 Apr 20  Apr 18

7

 Apr 27  Apr 25

8

 May 4  May 2

9

 May 11  May 9

10

 May 18  May 16

11

 May 25  May 23

12

 Jun 1  May 30

13

 Jun 8  Jun 6
14 *

 Jun 15  Jun 13

Mid year exams

 Jun 22  Jun 20

Mid year exams

 Jun 29  Jun 27

Mid year break

 Jul 6  Jul 4

Mid year break

 Jul 13  Jul 11

Mid year break

 Jul 20  Jul 18

Semester 2

1

 Jul 27  Jul 25

2

 Aug 3  Aug 1

3

 Aug 10  Aug 8

4

 Aug 17  Aug 15

5

 Aug 24  Aug 22

6

 Aug 31  Aug 29

7

 Sep 7  Sep 5

8

 Sep 14  Sep 12

Mid-semester break

 Sep 21  Sep 19

Mid-semester break

 Sep 28  Sep 26

9

 Oct 5  Oct 3

10

 Oct 12  Oct 10

11

 Oct 19  Oct 17

12

 Oct 26  Oct 24

13 *

 Nov 2  Oct 31

End of year exams

 Nov 9  Nov 7

End of year exams

 Nov 16  Nov 14

Notes:

+Week beginning Easter Monday

*The assessment/exam period commences on the Saturday at the end of Week 14 (semester 1) or Week 13 (semester 2) and runs until the Saturday at the end of the second exam week (thus including three successive Saturdays).

Week 14 in semester 1, and Week 13 in Semester 2, are optional teaching weeks for topics in which no examinations are held.