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January

Thursday, 1 JanuaryNew Year's Day.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Friday, 2 JanuaryElicos intake #1 Enrolment and re-enrolment
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Swinburne re-opens after Christmas closure.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Monday, 5 JanuaryDepartment of Foundation and Pathways ELICOS classes commence for re-enrolled students.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Last date to add units of study for Higher Education Summer Term.
(Higher Education)
 Start Teaching Period ELICOS intake #1; TP 1.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Summer Term commences.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 5 January - Sunday, 1 MarchVE Block 1 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 5 January - Sunday, 1 FebruaryVE Jan Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 12 JanuaryCensus Date for ELICOS intake #1; TP 1.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Census date for Vocational Education January Block. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 16 JanuaryCensus date for Higher Education Summer Term
(Higher Education)
 Census date for Vocational Education Block 1. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Higher Education Summer Term payment due date.
(Higher Education)
 Last day to withdraw from Higher Education Summer Term units of study without academic or financial penalty.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 19 JanuaryPayment Due Date for first payment of ELICOS intake #2; TP 2. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Payment Due Date for second payment of ELICOS intake #8 2014; TP 8 2014. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Wednesday, 21 JanuaryVE Term 1 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Thursday, 22 JanuaryVTAC Round 1 and Post Graduate enrolments commence
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, NICA)
Monday, 26 JanuaryAustralia Day public holiday.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
 NICA Vocational Education Full Year programs Certificate programs fee due date.
(NICA)
 NICA Vocational Education Semester 1 Certificate  programs payment due date.
(NICA)
Monday, 26 January - Sunday, 29 MarchVE Term 1 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Tuesday, 27 JanuaryNICA Semester 1 Higher Education classes commence.
(NICA)
Wednesday, 28 JanuaryVE Block 2 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Feb Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Vocational Education Semester 1 (February start) fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Vocational Education Year Long fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 

February

Monday, 2 FebruaryNICA Vocational Education Full Year programs commence
(NICA)
 NICA Vocational Education Semester 1 commences
(NICA)
Monday, 2 February - Sunday, 1 MarchOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 2 February - Sunday, 5 AprilVE Block 2 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 2 February - Sunday, 1 MarchVE Feb Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 2 February - Sunday, 6 DecemberVE Year Long (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 6 FebruaryEnd Teaching Period ELICOS intake #1; TP 1.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Saturday, 7 February

Payment Due Date NICA, Higher Education Semester 1

 


(NICA)
Monday, 9 FebruaryCensus date for Vocational Education February Block. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 9 February - Saturday, 28 FebruaryHigher Education hearings held during this period if required.  
Note:
Higher Education students who have been notified that they are required to attend a Progress Review hearing are required to be available during this period. Non attendance may result in exclusion.

(Higher Education)
Wednesday, 11 FebruaryVTAC Round 2 enrolments commence
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, NICA)
Friday, 13 FebruaryCensus date for Vocational Education Term 1. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Elicos intake #2 Enrolment.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 NICA Vocational Education Diploma and above programs payment due date.
(NICA)
 NICA Vocational Education Full Year Diploma and above programs payment due date
(NICA)
Sunday, 15 FebruaryHigher Education Summer Term ends.
(Higher Education)
 Swinburne Online TP3 2014 ends.
(Swinburne Online)
Monday, 16 February - Friday, 20 FebruaryHigher education Summer Term exams and 1st round of Last To Complete exams
(Higher Education)
Monday, 16 FebruaryStart ELICOS intake #2.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 16 February - Sunday, 22 FebruarySwinburne Online TP3 2014 exams
(Swinburne Online)
Friday, 20 FebruaryCensus date for Vocational Education Block 2. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 OUA Enrolment Close for Study Period 1 
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 23 FebruaryCensus Date for ELICOS intake #2
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 23 February - Friday, 27 FebruaryOrientation activities commence.  For more details refer to Orientation website.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE))
Wednesday, 25 FebruaryVE Block 3 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Mar Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Semester 1 (Mar) payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 27 FebruaryLast day to enrol into a program forn TP1 with Swinburne Online
(Swinburne Online)
 NICA Semester 1 Higher Education census date
(NICA)
Saturday, 28 FebruaryLast date for publication of results for Vocational Education intake commencing 1December and ending 15 February 2015.
For more details refer to Results website.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 

March

Sunday, 1 MarchOUA Study period 4 2014 ends.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 2 March - Sunday, 5 AprilOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 2 MarchOUA Exams for Study Period 4 2014 commence.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 OUA Study Period 1 commences.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Semester 1 and Term 1 classes commence.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 2 March - Sunday, 3 MayVE Block 3 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 2 March - Sunday, 5 AprilVE Mar Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Tuesday, 3 MarchResults publication for Higher Education Summer Term.
(Higher Education)
 Swinburne Online TP3 2014 results published.
(Swinburne Online)
Friday, 6 MarchCensus date for Vocational Education Semester 1 February Intake. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 NICA Vocational Education Smester 1 Census date
(NICA)
Saturday, 7 MarchDepartment of Foundation and Pathways teaching period 3 2014 results published.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 9 MarchCensus date for Vocational Education March Block. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Labour Day public holiday for Swinburne general staff only (i.e. not Higher Education academic staff or Swinburne Online). Normal Higher Education & Swinburne Online classes as scheduled.
(Vocational Education (TAFE), Department of Foundation and Pathways, NICA)
 Payment Due Date for first payment of ELICOS intake # 3. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Payment Due Date for second payment of ELICOS intake # 9 2014.
Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Payment Due Date for second payment of ELICOS intake #1. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Payment Due Date for second payment of ELICOS intake #9; TP 9, 2014. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 9 March - Friday, 13 MarchSwinburne Online special exams for TP3, 2014.
(Swinburne Online)
Monday, 9 MarchSwinburne Online TP1 commences.
(Swinburne Online)
Friday, 13 MarchCensus date for Higher Education Term 1.
(Higher Education)
 Higher Education Summer Term Special Exams and second round Last To Complete exams
(Higher Education)
 Last day to add a unit to TP1.
(Swinburne Online)
 Last day to withdraw from Higher Education Term 1 units of study without academic and financial penalty.
(Higher Education)
 OUA Study Period 4 2014 exams end.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Payment Due Date OUA, Study Period 1.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Semester 1  and Term 1 units of study.
Payments after this date will incur a Late Payment penalty.
(Higher Education)
Friday, 20 MarchCensus date for Vocational Education Block 3. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 End of Teaching Period ELICOS intake #2.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Enrolment date for ELICOS intake #3
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Result publication date for ELICOS intake #2
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Swinburne Online TP1 Payment due date.
(Swinburne Online)
Monday, 23 MarchCensus date for OUA Study Period 1.
Last date to withdraw without financial or academic penalty.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Start Teaching Period ELICOS intake #3
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Friday, 27 MarchCensus date for Vocational Education Semester 1 March Intake. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 30 MarchCensus Date for ELICOS intake #3
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Tuesday, 31 MarchCensus Date for Semester 1.
(Higher Education)
 Last day to withdraw from Higher Education Semester 1 units of study without academic and financial penalty.
(Higher Education)
 Open Universities Australia SP4 2014 results published
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 

April

Wednesday, 1 AprilHigher Education classes end for Easter break.
(Higher Education)
 VE Apr Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Block 4 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 3 AprilCensus date for Swinburne Online TP1.
(Swinburne Online)
 Good Friday.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
 Last day to withdraw from Swinburne Online TP1 without academic or financial penalty.
(Swinburne Online)
Monday, 6 AprilEaster Monday.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Monday, 6 April - Sunday, 3 MayOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Apr Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Wednesday, 8 AprilSwinburne campuses reopen following the Easter closure.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, NICA)
 VE Term 2 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Thursday, 9 AprilHigher Education Semester 1 classes recommence following Easter break.
(Higher Education)
Friday, 10 AprilCensus date for Vocational Education Year Long Intake. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 NICA Vocational Education Full Year programs Census date
(NICA)
Monday, 13 AprilCensus date for Vocational Education April Block. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 13 April - Tuesday, 14 AprilGraduation Ceremonies commence. For more details refer Graduation website.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Monday, 13 April - Sunday, 28 JuneVE Term 2 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 17 AprilCensus date for Vocational Education Block 4. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Sunday, 19 AprilHigher Education Term 1 ends.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 20 AprilHigher Education Term 2 classes commence.
(Higher Education)
 Last date to add units of study for Higher Education Term 2.
(Higher Education)
 Payment Due Date for first payment of ELICOS intake #4; TP 4. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Payment Due Date for second payment of ELICOS intake #2; TP 2. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 20 April - Sunday, 26 AprilSwinburne Online consolidation week commences
(Swinburne Online)
Friday, 24 AprilEnd ELICOS intake #3
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Result publication date for Elicos intake #3
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Saturday, 25 AprilANZAC Day.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Wednesday, 29 AprilVE Block 5 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE May Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 

May

Friday, 1 MayCensus date for Vocational Education Term 2. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Enrolment for ELICOS intake # 4
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Higher Education  Term 2 units of study.
Payments after this date will incur a Late Payment penalty.
(Higher Education)
Saturday, 2 MayLast day to withdraw from Term 2 units of study without academic and financial penalty.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 4 May - Sunday, 31 MayOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 4 MayStart Teaching Period ELICOS intake #4; TP 4
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 4 May - Sunday, 31 MayVE May Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 8 MayCensus date for Higher Education Term 2.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 11 MayCensus Date for ELICOS intake #4
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Census date for Vocational Education May Block. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Thursday, 14 MayScholarship ceremony.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, NICA)
Sunday, 17 MayOUA Enrolment Close for Study Period 2
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Friday, 22 MayCensus date for Vocational Education Block 5. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 25 MayPayment Due Date for second payment of ELICOS intake # 3. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Wednesday, 27 MayVE Block 6 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE June Block payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Sunday, 31 MayHigher Education Semester 1 and Term 2 classes end.
(Higher Education)
 OUA Study Period 1 ends.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 

June

Monday, 1 JuneHigher Education Swot vacation commences.  For more details refer to Examinations website.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 1 June - Sunday, 5 JulyOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 1 JuneOUA Study Period 1 exams commence.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 OUA Study Period 2 commences
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Payment Due Date for first payment of ELICOS intake #5. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 1 June - Sunday, 5 JulyVE Jun Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Thursday, 4 JuneHigher Education Swot vacation ends. For more details refer to Examinations website.
(Higher Education)
Friday, 5 JuneEnd Teaching Period ELICOS intake #4
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Higher Education Semester 1 examinations commence. For more details refer to Examinations website.
(Higher Education)
 Result publication date for ELICOS intake #4
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Saturday, 6 JuneLast date for publication of results for Vocational Education intake commencing 4 August and ending 24 May 2015.
For more details refer to Results website.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Sunday, 7 JuneSwinburne Online TP1 ends.
(Swinburne Online)
Monday, 8 JuneCensus date for Vocational Education June Block. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Queen’s Birthday.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Monday, 8 June - Monday, 15 JuneSwinburne Online exams.
(Swinburne Online)
Tuesday, 9 June - Wednesday, 24 JuneClass Registration for Vocational Education students opens
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 12 JuneElicos intake #5 Enrolment.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 OUA Study Period 1 exams end.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Payment Due Date OUA, Study Period 2.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 15 JuneStart Teaching Period ELICOS intake #5
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Friday, 19 JuneCensus date for Vocational Education Block 6. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 NICA Semester 1 Higher Education classes end.
(NICA)
 NICA Vocational Education Semster 1 ends
(NICA)
Sunday, 21 JuneHigher Education Semester 1  exams end. For more details refer Examinations website.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 22 JuneCensus Date for ELICOS intake #5
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Census date for OUA Study Period 2.
Last date to withdraw without financial or academic penalty.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Higher Education Winter Term commences.
(Higher Education)
 Last date to add units of study for Higher Education Winter Term.
(Higher Education)
Friday, 26 JuneLast day to enrol into a program for TP 2 with Swinburne Online
Last day for Swinburne students to enrol in TP2 with Swinburne Online
Last day for Cross-institutional applications for TP2 with Swinburne Online
(Swinburne Online)
Tuesday, 30 JuneOUA Study Period 1 results published.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Swinburne Online TP1 results published
(Swinburne Online)
 

July

Wednesday, 1 JulyVE Block 7 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Vocational Education July Block payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 3 JulyCensus date for Higher Education Winter Term.
(Higher Education)
 Higher Education Winter Term units of study.
Payments after this date will incur a Late Payment penalty.
(Higher Education)
 Last day to withdraw from Higher Education Winter Term units of study without academic and financial penalty.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 6 JulyNICA Vocational Education Semester 2 Certificate  programs payment due date.
(NICA)
Monday, 6 July - Sunday, 2 AugustOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 6 JulyPayment Due Date for second payment of ELICOS intake #4. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Swinburne Online Special Exams commence for TP 1
(Swinburne Online)
 Swinburne Online TP2 commences
(Swinburne Online)
Monday, 6 July - Sunday, 2 AugustVE Jul Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Tuesday, 7 JulyNICA Higher Education Semester 1 Result publication date
(NICA)
 Publication of Semester 1 and Term 2 Higher Education examination results. For more details refer to Results website.
(Higher Education)
Wednesday, 8 JulyVE Term 3 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 10 JulyLast day to add a unit to Swinburne Online TP2.
(Swinburne Online)
 Swinburne Online Special Exams end for TP 1
(Swinburne Online)
Monday, 13 JulyCensus date for Vocational Education July Block. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Higher Education special exams commence.
(Higher Education)
 NICA Higher Education Semester 2 classess commence
(NICA)
 NICA Vocational Education Semester 2 commences
(NICA)
 Payment Due Date for first payment of ELICOS intake #6. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 13 July - Sunday, 20 SeptemberVE Term 3 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 17 JulyEnd Teaching Period  ELICOS intake #5
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Higher Education special exams end.
(Higher Education)
 Result publication date for ELICOS intake #5
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Swinburne Online TP2 Payment due date.
(Swinburne Online)
Friday, 24 JulyCensus date for Vocational Education Block 7. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Enrolment date for ELICOS intake #6
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Fee Payment Due Date for NICA Higer Education Semester 2
(NICA)
 NICA Vocational Education Semester 2 Diploma and above programs payment due date.
(NICA)
Monday, 27 JulyStart Teaching Period ELICOS intake #6
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Wednesday, 29 JulyVE Block 8 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Year Long (Mid year start) fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Vocational Education August Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Vocational Education Semester 2 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 31 JulyCensus date for Vocational Education Term 3. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Last day to withdraw from Swinburne Online TP2 without academic or financial penalty.
(Swinburne Online)
 Swinburne Online TP2 census date.
(Swinburne Online)
 

August

Sunday, 2 AugustHigher Education Winter Term ends.
(Higher Education)
 Swinburne Open Day.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Monday, 3 AugustCensus Date for ELICOS intake #6
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Last date to add units of study for Higher Education Term 3.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 3 August - Sunday, 6 SeptemberOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 3 AugustSemester 2 and Term 3 classes commence.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 3 August - Sunday, 6 SeptemberVE Aug Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 3 August - Sunday, 6 DecemberVE Semester 2 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 3 August - Tuesday, 31 MayVE Year Long (Mid) (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 10 AugustCensus date for Vocational Education August Block. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 14 AugustCensus date for Higher Education Term 3.
(Higher Education)
 Last day to withdraw from Higher Education Term 3 units of study without academic and financial penalty.
(Higher Education)
 NICA Higher Education Semester 2 Census Date.
(NICA)
 NICA Vocational Education Semester 2 Census date
(NICA)
 Semester 2  and Term 3 units of study.
Payments after this date will incur a Late Payment penalty.
(Higher Education)
Sunday, 16 AugustOUA Enrolment Close for Study Period 3
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 17 AugustPayment Due Date for first payment of ELICOS intake #7. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Payment Due Date for second payment of ELICOS intake #5; TP 5. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 17 August - Friday, 21 AugustSwinburne Online Consolidation week for TP2
(Swinburne Online)
Tuesday, 18 AugustPublication of Higher Education Winter Term examination results. For more details refer to Results website.
(Higher Education)
Friday, 21 AugustCensus date for Vocational Education Block 8. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Wednesday, 26 August - Thursday, 27 AugustGraduation ceremonies commence.  For more details refer Graduation website.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Friday, 28 AugustCensus date for Vocational Education Semester 2. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Elicos intake #7 Enrolment.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 End Teaching Period ELICOS intake #6
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Result publication date for ELICOS intake #6
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Sunday, 30 AugustOUA Study Period 2 ends.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 31 AugustCensus Date for Higher Education  Semester 2.
(Higher Education)
 Last day to withdraw from Higher Education Semester 2 units of study without academic and financial penalty.
(Higher Education)
 OUA Study Period 2 exams commence.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 OUA Study Period 3 commences
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Start Teaching Period ELICOS intake #7
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 

September

Wednesday, 2 SeptemberVE Block 9 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Vocational Education September Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 7 SeptemberCensus Date for ELICOS intake #7
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 7 September - Sunday, 4 OctoberOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Sep Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 11 SeptemberOUA Study Period 2 exams end.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Payment Due Date OUA, Study Period 3.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Sunday, 13 SeptemberTerm 3 classes end and last day before Semester 2 mid semester break commences
(Higher Education)
Monday, 14 SeptemberCensus date for Vocational Education September Block. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 18 SeptemberCensus date for Vocational Education Block 9. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 21 SeptemberCensus date for OUA Study Period 3.
Last date to withdraw without financial or academic penalty.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Higher Education Term 4 classes commence and Semester 2 classes resume after mid semester break.
(Higher Education)
 Last date to add units of study for Term 4.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 28 SeptemberPayment Due Date for first payment of ELICOS intake #8. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Payment Due Date for second payment of ELICOS intake #6. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Tuesday, 29 SeptemberOUA Study Period 2 results published.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Publication of Higher Education Term 3 examination results.  For more details refer to Results website.
(Higher Education)
Wednesday, 30 SeptemberVE Term 4 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Vocational Education Oct Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 

October

Friday, 2 OctoberCensus date for Vocational Education Year Long mid-year intake. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 End Teaching Period ELICOS intake #7
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Payment date for Term 4 units of study.
Payments after this date will incur a Late Payment penalty.
(Higher Education)
 Result publication date for ELICOS intake #7
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Saturday, 3 OctoberLast day to enrol in Swinburne Online TP3.
(Swinburne Online)
Sunday, 4 OctoberSwinburne Online TP2 ends.
(Swinburne Online)
Monday, 5 October - Sunday, 1 NovemberOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 5 October - Monday, 12 OctoberSwinburne Online TP2 exams commence.
(Swinburne Online)
Monday, 5 October - Sunday, 1 NovemberVE Oct Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 5 October - Sunday, 20 DecemberVE Term 4 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 9 OctoberCensus date for Higher Education Term 4.
(Higher Education)
 Enrolment date for ELICOS intake #8
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Last day to withdraw from Higher Education Term 4 units of study without academic and financial penalty.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 12 OctoberCensus date for Vocational Education October Block. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Start Teaching Period ELICOS intake #8.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 19 OctoberCensus Date for ELICOS intake #8
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Friday, 23 OctoberCensus date for Vocational Education Block 10. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Census date for Vocational Education Term 4. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Tuesday, 27 OctoberSwinburne Online TP2 results published.
(Swinburne Online)
Wednesday, 28 OctoberHe re-enrolments/first enrolments open
(Higher Education)
Wednesday, 28 October - Wednesday, 4 NovemberSwinburne Online TP2 Progress Review hearings
(Swinburne Online)
Wednesday, 28 OctoberVocational Education November Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 

November

Sunday, 1 NovemberSemester 2 & Term 4 classes end.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 2 November - Friday, 6 NovemberHigher Education Swot vacation.  For more details refer to Examinations website.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 2 NovemberPayment Due Date for first payment of ELICOS intake #9. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Payment Due Date for second payment of ELICOS intake #7. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 2 November - Friday, 6 NovemberSwinburne Online special exams for TP2 commence.
(Swinburne Online)
Monday, 2 NovemberSwinburne Online TP3 commences.
(Swinburne Online)
Monday, 2 November - Sunday, 6 DecemberVE Nov Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Tuesday, 3 NovemberMelbourne Cup Day.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Wednesday, 4 NovemberVE re-enrolments/enrolments open
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 6 November - Sunday, 22 NovemberExaminations for Higher Education Semester 2 and Term 4.  For more details refer to Examinations website.
(Higher Education)
Friday, 6 NovemberLast day for Swinburne Online students to add a unit to TP3.
(Swinburne Online)
Monday, 9 NovemberCensus date for Vocational Education November Block. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 13 NovemberEnd Teaching Period ELICOS intake #8
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Enrolment ELICOS intake #9
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Result publication date for ELICOS intake #8
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Swinburne Online TP3 Payment due date.
(Swinburne Online)
Sunday, 15 NovemberOUA Enrolment Close for Study Period 4
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 16 NovemberStart Teaching Period ELICOS intake #9.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Thursday, 19 NovemberHE Timetable/Class Registration Opens
(Higher Education)
Monday, 23 NovemberCensus Date for ELICOS intake #9
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Friday, 27 NovemberSwinburne Online TP3 census date.
(Swinburne Online)
Sunday, 29 NovemberOUA Study Period 3 ends.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 30 NovemberHawthorn Online Study Period 4 commences.
(Higher Education)
 OUA Study Period 3 exams commence.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 OUA Study Period 4 commences.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 

December

Wednesday, 2 DecemberVocational Education December Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 4 DecemberNICA Higher Education Semester 2 ends.
(NICA)
 NICA Vocational Education Full Year programs end.
(NICA)
 NICA Vocational Education Semester 2 ends
(NICA)
Monday, 7 December - Sunday, 3 JanuaryVE Dec Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Tuesday, 8 DecemberPublication of Higher Education Semester 2 and Term 4 examination results. For more details refer to Results website.
(Higher Education)
Friday, 11 DecemberExamination: OUA Study Period 3 exams end.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Payment Due Date OUA, Study Period 4.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 14 DecemberCensus date for Vocational Education December Block. No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Payment Due Date for second payment of ELICOS intake #8. Please note that for enrolments of 20 weeks or less that the first payment date is the first and only payment date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 14 December - Friday, 18 DecemberSpecial exams.
(Higher Education)
 Swinburne Online Consolidation period for TP3
(Swinburne Online)
Friday, 18 DecemberEnd Teaching Period ELICOS intake #9
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Result publication date for ELICOS intake #9
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 21 DecemberCensus date for Hawthorn Online Study Period 4.
Last date to withdraw without financial or academic penalty.
(Higher Education)
 Census date for OUA Study Period 4.
Last date to withdraw without financial or academic penalty.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 21 December - Tuesday, 22 DecemberGraduation Ceremonies commence. For more details refer Graduation website.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Tuesday, 22 DecemberNICA Higher Education Semester 2 and Full Year Result publication date for all programs.
(NICA)
 Results published for OUA Study Period 3
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Friday, 25 DecemberChristmas Day. Swinburne closed.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Saturday, 26 DecemberBoxing Day.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Wednesday, 30 DecemberPayment Date for ELICOS Teaching Period 1 2016
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 VE Block 1 2016 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Jan Block 2016 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))