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Important dates

2018 dates


Semester dates

  • VET

    Teaching Period Teaching Period Dates
    1 1 Jan – 31 Mar
    2 1 Apr – 30 Jun
    3 1 Jul – 30 Sep
    4 1 Oct – 31 Dec

    Residential Area Closure for on-campus workshops

    Closure dates Dates
    Christmas break 2017 11 Dec - 2 Feb
    Term Break 15 Apr - 19 Apr
    Christmas break 2018 10 Dec - 28 Jan
  • VET in Schools (VETiS)

    Term Urban Schools Remote Schools
    1 29 Jan - 13 Apr 30 Jan - 13 Apr
    Term break 16 Apr - 20 Apr
    2 23 Apr - 29 Jun 23 Apr - 29 Jun
    Semester break 2 Jul - 20 Jul
    3 24 Jul - 28 Sep 24 Jul - 28 Sep
    Term break 1 Oct - 12 Oct
    4 15 Oct - 13 Dec 15 Oct - 14 Dec
  • Higher Education

    Click on this link to find out about Semester dates www.cdu.edu.au/current-students/important-dates
  • Higher Degree by Research

    Teaching Period Teaching Period Dates
    1 26 Feb – 15 Jun
    2 16 Jul – 2 Nov

    Residential Area Closure for on-campus workshops

    Closure dates Dates
    Christmas break 2017 11 Dec - 2 Feb
    Term Break 15 Apr - 19 Apr
    Christmas break 2018 10 Dec - 28 Jan

Enrolment dates

  • VET

    Teaching Period Teaching Period Dates Fees Due Date Last Date to Withdraw
    1 1 Jan - 31 Mar 1 Mar 15 Jun
    2 1 Apr - 30 Jun 1 Jun
    3 1 Jul - 30 Sep 1 Sep 15 Dec
    4 1 Oct - 31 Dec 1 Dec
    **Last date to withdraw a unit from enrolment refers to the last date VET mainstream Students must withdraw a unit from enrolment, in a specified teaching period, in order to not incur Student Fees.

    To withdraw a unit from enrolment and not incur fees, there must be no evidence of participation or grade recorded against the specified unit.

    If evidence of participation or a grade is recorded against the specified unit, the grade will remain and students will incur fees.

  • VET in Schools (VETiS)

    Term Urban Schools Remote Schools
    1 29 Jan - 13 Apr 30 Jan - 13 Apr
    Term break 16 Apr - 20 Apr
    2 23 Apr - 29 Jun 23 Apr - 29 Jun
    Semester break 2 Jul - 20 Jul
    3 24 Jul - 28 Sep 24 Jul - 28 Sep
    Term break 1 Oct - 12 Oct
    4 15 Oct - 13 Dec 15 Oct - 14 Dec
  • Higher Education

    Click on this link to find out about Semester dates www.cdu.edu.au/current-students/important-dates
  • Higher Degree by Research

    Semester Semester Dates Last date to enrol in a unit Last date to withdraw a unit from enrolment Census Date
    1 26 Feb – 15 Jun 1 Mar 31 Mar 31 Mar
    2 16 Jul – 2 Nov 1 Aug 31 Aug 31 Aug

Results and Graduations

  • Results

    Statement of Results will be posted to students on:

    VET

    Teaching Period Dates
    1 & 2 15 Jul
    3 & 4 15 Dec

    Higher Degree by Research (HDR)

    Semester Dates
    1 15 Jul
    2 15 Dec
  • Graduations

    VET & Higher Degree by Research (HDR)

    Batchelor Campus Ceremony - 7th Jun

    DPC Campus Ceremony - 14th Sep

    Higher Education Students that completed units at either Batchelor or the DPC in workshop mode have the option to receive their Testamur at a Batchelor Institute or Charles Darwin University graduation ceremony.

    CDU Graduation dates to be confirmed – please refer to www.cdu.edu.au/current-students/important-dates

2017 dates


Semester dates

  • VET

    VET Mainstream Students

    Teaching Period Teaching Period Dates Fees Due Date Last Date to Withdraw**
    1 1 Jan – 31 Mar 1 Mar 15 Jun
    2 1 Apr – 30 Jun 1 Jun 15 Jun
    3 1 Jul – 30 Sep 1 Sep 15 Dec
    4 1 Oct – 31 Dec 1 Dec 15 Dec

    VET Student Loan Students

    Teaching Period Teaching Period Dates Last date to add a unit to enrolment Last date to withdraw a unit from enrolment Census Date for VET Student Loans* Commonwealth Assistance Notice to be sent to Students VET Student Loan Submissions
    1 1 Jan – 31 Mar 15 Feb 1 Mar 1 Mar 25 Mar 1 May
    2 1 Apr – 30 Jun 18 May 1 Jun 1 Jun 25 Jun 1 Aug
    3 1 Jul – 30 Sep 18 Aug 1 Sep 1 Sep 25 Sep 1 Nov
    4 1 Oct – 31 Dec 17 Nov 1 Dec 1 Dec 15 Dec 1 Feb

    *Fees also due for students who wish to make up-front payments

    **Last date to withdraw a unit from enrolment refers to the last date VET mainstream Students must withdraw a unit from enrolment, in a specified teaching period, in order to not incur Student Fees.

    To withdraw a unit from enrolment and not incur fees, there must be no evidence of participation or grade recorded against the specified unit.

    If evidence of participation or a grade is recorded against the specified unit, the grade will remain and students will incur fees.

    Residential Areas (Batchelor and Alice Springs) Closure dates for on-campus workshops

    12th December 2016 – 27th January 2017
    Easter 10th April – 14th April
    11th December – 26th January 2018

  • VET in Schools

    Term 1 Urban Schools Monday 30 January – Friday 7 April Remote Schools Tuesday 31 January – Friday 7 April
    Term break Monday 10 April – Friday 14 April
    Term 2 Tuesday 18 April – Friday 23 June
    Semester Break Monday 26 June – Friday 21 July
    Term 3 Tuesday 25 July – Friday 29 September (Teachers resume Monday 24 July)
    Term break Monday 2 October – Friday 6 October
    Term 4 Urban Schools Monday 9 October – Thursday 14 December Remote Schools Monday 9 October – Friday 15 December
  • Higher Education

    Click on this link to find out about Semester dates www.cdu.edu.au/current-students/important-dates
  • Research

    Semester Teaching Period Dates Last date to withdraw a unit from enrolment Census Date
    1 29 Feb – 17 Jun 31 Mar 31 Mar
    2 18 Jul – 4 Nov 31 Aug 31 Aug

    Residential Areas (Batchelor and Alice Springs) Closure dates for on-campus workshops

    12th December 2016 – 3rd February 2017
    Easter 10th April – 14th April
    11th December – 2nd February 2018


Enrolment dates

  • VET

    Teaching Period Teaching Period Dates Last date for VET Student Loan students to commence
    1 1 Jan – 31 Mar 15 Feb
    2 1 Apr – 30 Jun 18 May
    3 1 Jul – 30 Sep 18 Aug
    4 1 Oct – 31 Dec 17 Nov

    For units that require students to travel to attend an on-campus workshop, VET Enrolment forms should be submitted to Student Administration no later than 4 weeks prior to the start of the on-campus workshop to ensure student travel can be organised.

    For unit that require students to undertake workshops in their home community, VET Enrolment forms should be submitted to Student Administration no later than 3 weeks prior to the start of the workshop.
  • Higher Education

  • Research

    Semester Teaching Period Dates Last date to enrol in a unit Census Date
    1 29 Feb – 17 Jun 1 Mar 31 Mar
    2 18 Jul – 4 Nov 1 Aug 31 Aug

    Residential Areas (Batchelor and Alice Springs) Closure dates for on-campus workshops

    12th December 2016 – 3rd February 2017
    Easter 10th April – 14th April
    11th December – 2nd February 2018


Results & Graduations

  • Results

    VET

    Statement of Results will be posted to students on:
    Term Dates
    1 & 2 15 Jul
    3 & 4 15 Dec

    RESEARCH

    Statement of Results will be distributed to students on:
    Semester Dates
    1 15 Jul
    2 15 Dec
  • Graduations

    BATCHELOR INSTITUTE

    Batchelor Campus - 15th June 2017
    Desert People Centre - 15th September 2017

    Higher Education

    Students that completed units at either Batchelor or the DPC in workshop mode have the option to receive their Testamur at a Batchelor Institute or Charles Darwin University graduation ceremony. CDU Graduation dates to be confirmed – please refer to www.cdu.edu.au/current-students/important-dates