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January

Friday, 1 JanuaryNew Year's Day.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Monday, 4 January
Summer Term Last Day to Add Unit
This is the last day a until can be added to Summer Term enrolment and closes at 5:00pm on this day.

(Higher Education)
 ELICOS Intake #1 classes commence.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Elicos Intake #1 Enrolment and re-enrolment
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Summer Term commences.
(Higher Education)
 Swinburne re-opens after Christmas closure.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Monday, 4 January - Sunday, 28 FebruaryVE Block 1 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 4 January - Sunday, 31 JanuaryVE Jan Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 8 JanuaryDepartment of Foundation and Pathways teaching period 1 results published.  For more details refer Results website.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 11 JanuaryCensus date for VE Jan Block. 
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Thursday, 14 JanuaryHigher Education Summer Term payment due date.
(Higher Education)
Friday, 15 JanuaryCensus Date for ELICOS Intake #1.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Census date for Higher Education Summer Term
(Higher Education)
 Census date for VE Block 1. 
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Last day to withdraw from Higher Education Summer Term units of study without academic or financial penalty.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 18 JanuaryPayment Due Date for second payment of ELICOS Intake #9 2015; 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, 20 JanuaryVE Term 1 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Thursday, 21 JanuaryVTAC Round 1 Enrolments Open
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Monday, 25 JanuaryDepartment of Foundation and Pathways teaching period 3 for 2015 ends.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 25 January - Friday, 29 JanuaryExams Department of Foundation and Pathways (TP3 2015)
For more details refer to Examination website.

(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 25 JanuaryHE re-enrolments/first enrolments open.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 25 January - Sunday, 27 MarchVE Term 1 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Tuesday, 26 JanuaryAustralia Day public holiday.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Wednesday, 27 JanuaryNICA Semester 1 Higher Education classes commence.
(NICA)
 NICA Vocational Education Full Year programs fee due date.
(NICA)
 NICA Vocational Education Semester 1 programs fee due date.
(NICA)
 VE Block 2 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Feb Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Semester 1 (Feb) fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Year Long fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 

February

Monday, 1 FebruaryNICA Vocational Education Full Year programs commence
(NICA)
 NICA Vocational Education Semester 1 commences
(NICA)
Monday, 1 February - Sunday, 3 AprilVE Block 2 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 1 February - Sunday, 28 FebruaryVE Feb Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 1 February - Sunday, 4 DecemberVE Year Long (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Wednesday, 3 FebruaryDepartment of Foundation and Pathways Teaching Period 3 2015 results published.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Friday, 5 FebruaryEnd of Teaching Period ELICOS Intake #1.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Result publication date for Elicos Intake #1.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Saturday, 6 February

NICA Higher Education Semester 2 fee due date.


(NICA)
Monday, 8 FebruaryCensus date for VE Feb Block. 
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Wednesday, 10 FebruaryPayment Due Date for first payment of ELICOS Intake #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)
Thursday, 11 FebruaryEnrolment for ELICOS Intake #2.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Friday, 12 FebruaryCensus date for VE Term 1. 
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Sunday, 14 FebruaryHigher Education Summer Term ends.
(Higher Education)
 Swinburne Online TP3 2015 ends.
(Swinburne Online)
Monday, 15 FebruaryELICOS Intake #2 classes commence.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Wednesday, 17 February - Friday, 19 FebruaryHigher education Summer Term exams and 1st round of Last To Complete exams
(Higher Education)
Wednesday, 17 FebruaryPayment Due Date Pathways & Unilink; TP 1.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Friday, 19 FebruaryCensus date for VE Block 2.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 22 FebruaryDepartment of Foundation and Pathways Pathways Teaching Period 1 classes commence.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 22 February - Friday, 26 FebruaryOrientation activities commence.  
For more details refer to Orientation website.

(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE))
Wednesday, 24 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, 26 FebruaryCensus Date for ELICOS Intake #2
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 NICA Semester 1 Higher Education census date
(NICA)
Sunday, 28 FebruaryHawthorn Online Study period 4 2015 ends.
(Higher Education)
 Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study period 4 2015 ends.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 29 FebruaryHawthorn Onine Study Period 1 commences.
(Higher Education)
 Hawthron Online Exams for Study Period 4 2015 commence.
(Higher Education)
 Last date to add units of study for Higher Education Term 1.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 29 February - Tuesday, 5 AprilOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 29 FebruaryOpen Universities Australia (OUA) Exams for Study Period 4 2015 commence.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 1 commences.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Semester 1 and Term 1 classes commence.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 29 February - Sunday, 1 MayVE Block 3 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 29 February - Sunday, 3 AprilVE Mar Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 

March

Tuesday, 1 MarchResults publication for Higher Education Summer Term.
(Higher Education)
Friday, 4 MarchCensus date for VE Semester 1 (Feb). 
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 NICA Vocational Education Semester 1 (Feb) Census date.
No refunds after this date.

(NICA)
Sunday, 6 MarchLast date to add units of study for Higher Education Semester 1.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 7 MarchCensus date for VE March Block.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 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)
Tuesday, 8 MarchSwinburne Online TP3 2015 results published.
(Swinburne Online)
Thursday, 10 MarchPayment Due Date Open Universities Australia (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, 11 MarchCensus date for Higher Education Term 1.
(Higher Education)
 Hawthorn Online Study Period 4 2015 exams end.
(Higher Education)
 Last day to withdraw from Higher Education Term 1 units of study without academic and financial penalty.
(Higher Education)
 Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 4 2015 exams end.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 14 MarchLabour Day public holiday for Swinburne general staff  and PAVE & NICA  teaching  staff only.
All scheduled  Higher Education and Swinburne Online  classes will run as normal.
PAVE classes will not run. 

(Vocational Education (TAFE), Department of Foundation and Pathways, NICA)
 Last day for Swinburne Online students to add a unit to TP1.
(Swinburne Online)
 Swinburne Online TP1 commences.
(Swinburne Online)
Wednesday, 16 March - Thursday, 17 MarchGraduation 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)
Wednesday, 16 MarchPayment 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)
Thursday, 17 MarchEnrolment for ELICOS Intake #3
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Friday, 18 MarchCensus date for VE Block 3.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 End of Teaching Period ELICOS Intake #2.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Result publication date for ELICOS Intake #2
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 21 MarchCensus date for Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 1.
Last date to withdraw without financial or academic penalty.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Census date Hawthorn Online Study Period 1.
Last date to withdraw without financial or academic penalty.
(Higher Education)
 ELICOS Intake #3 classes commence.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Wednesday, 23 MarchHigher Education classes end for Easter break.
(Higher Education)
Thursday, 24 MarchSwinburne Online TP1 Payment due date.
(Swinburne Online)
Friday, 25 MarchCensus date for VE Semester 1 (Mar).
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Department of Foundation and Pathways Teaching Period 1 Census date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Good Friday.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Monday, 28 MarchEaster Monday.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Wednesday, 30 MarchSwinburne campuses reopen following the Easter closure.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
 VE Apr Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Block 4 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Thursday, 31 MarchCensus Date for Semester 1.
(Higher Education)
 Higher Education Semester 1 classes recommence following Easter break.
(Higher Education)
 Last day to withdraw from Higher Education Semester 1 units of study without academic and financial penalty.
(Higher Education)
 

April

Friday, 1 AprilCensus Date for ELICOS Intake #3
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 4 April - Sunday, 1 MayOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Apr Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 4 April - Friday, 29 JanuaryVE Block 4 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Tuesday, 5 AprilHawthorn Online SP4 2015 results published
(Higher Education)
 Open Universities Australia (OUA) SP4 2015 results published
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Wednesday, 6 AprilVE Term 2 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 8 AprilCensus date for Swinburne Online TP1.
(Swinburne Online)
 Census date for VE Year Long. 
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Last day to withdraw from Swinburne Online TP1 without academic or financial penalty.
(Swinburne Online)
 NICA Vocational Education Year Long
Census date.
No refunds after this date.

(NICA)
Monday, 11 AprilCensus date for VE April Block.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 11 April - Sunday, 26 JuneVE Term 2 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 15 AprilCensus date for VE Block 4.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Sunday, 17 AprilHigher Education Term 1 ends.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 18 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 second payment of ELICOS Intake #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)
Thursday, 21 AprilEnrolment for ELICOS intake #4.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Payment Due Date for first 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)
Friday, 22 AprilEnd Teaching Period ELICOS Intake #3.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Result publication date for Elicos Intake #3.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 25 AprilANZAC Day.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Tuesday, 26 AprilELICOS Intake #4 classes commence.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Wednesday, 27 AprilVE Block 5 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE May Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Thursday, 28 AprilHigher Education  Term 2 units of study.
Payments after this date will incur a Late Payment penalty.
(Higher Education)
Friday, 29 AprilCensus date for VE Term 2.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 

May

Monday, 2 May - Sunday, 29 MayOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 2 May - Sunday, 3 JulyVE Block 5 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 2 May - Sunday, 29 MayVE May Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Tuesday, 3 MayPublication of Higher Education Term 1 examination results.  For more details refer to Results website.
(Higher Education)
Wednesday, 4 MayScholarship ceremony.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Monday, 9 MayCensus date for VE May Block.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 NICA Vocational Education May Block
Census date.
No refunds after this date.

(NICA)
Friday, 13 MayCensus Date for ELICOS Intake #4
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Census date for Higher Education Term 2.
(Higher Education)
 Last day to withdraw from Term 2 units of study without academic and financial penalty.
(Higher Education)
Friday, 20 MayCensus date for VE Block 5.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 23 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, 25 MayVE Block 6 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE June Block payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 27 MayDepartment of Foundation and Pathways Pathways Teaching Period 1 ends.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 End Teaching Period ELICOS Intake #4.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Result publication date for ELICOS Intake #4.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Sunday, 29 MayHawthorn Online Study Period 1 ends.
(Higher Education)
 Higher Education Semester 1 and Term 2 classes end.
(Higher Education)
 Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 1 ends.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 30 May - Thursday, 2 JuneDepartment of Foundation and Pathways examinations.
For more details refer to Examinations website.

(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 30 MayHawthorn Online Study Period 1 exams commence.
(Higher Education)
 Hawthorn Online Study Period 2 commences
(Higher Education)
Monday, 30 May - Thursday, 2 JuneHigher Education Swot Vacation.
For more details refer to Examinations website.

(Higher Education)
Monday, 30 May - Sunday, 3 JulyOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 30 MayOpen Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 1 exams commence.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 2 commences
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 30 May - Sunday, 31 JulyVE Block 6 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 30 May - Sunday, 3 JulyVE Jun Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 

June

Wednesday, 1 JunePayment 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)
Thursday, 2 JuneEnrolment for ELICOS Intake #5.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Friday, 3 June - Sunday, 19 JuneHigher Education Semester 1 examinations.
For more details refer to Examinations website.
 

(Higher Education)
Monday, 6 JuneCensus date for VE June Block.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 ELICOS Intake #5 classes commence.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Thursday, 9 JunePayment Due Date Open Universities Australia (OUA), Study Period 2.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Friday, 10 JuneHawthorn Online Study Period 1 exams end.
(Higher Education)
 Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 1 exams end.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Sunday, 12 JuneSwinburne Online TP1 ends.
(Swinburne Online)
Monday, 13 JuneQueen’s Birthday.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Monday, 13 June - Sunday, 26 JuneSwinburne Online exams.
(Swinburne Online)
Wednesday, 15 JunePayment Due Date Pathways & Unilink; TP 2
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Friday, 17 JuneCensus date for VE Block 6.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 NICA Semester 1 Higher Education classes end.
(NICA)
Monday, 20 JuneCensus date for Hawthorn Online Study Period 2.
Last date to withdraw without financial or academic penalty.
(Higher Education)
 Census date for Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 2.
Last date to withdraw without financial or academic penalty.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Department of Foundation and Pathways Pathways Teaching Period 2 classes commence.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Higher Education Winter Term commences.
(Higher Education)
 Last date to add units of study for Higher Education Winter Term.
(Higher Education)
Friday, 24 JuneCensus Date for ELICOS Intake #5
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Tuesday, 28 JuneHawthorn Online Study Period 1 results published.
(Higher Education)
 Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 1 results published.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Payment 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)
Wednesday, 29 JuneVE Block 7 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE July Block payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Thursday, 30 JuneClass Registration for Higher Education and Pathways and Vocational Education students opens
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Higher Education Winter Term units of study.
Payments after this date will incur a Late Payment penalty.
(Higher Education)
 Semester 2, Class Registration opens for students at 10:00am
(Higher Education)
 

July

Sunday, 3 JulyNICA Vocational Education Semster 1 ends
(NICA)
Monday, 4 July - Sunday, 31 JulyOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 4 July - Sunday, 4 SeptemberVE Block 7 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 4 July - Sunday, 31 JulyVE Jul Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Tuesday, 5 JulyPublication of Semester 1 and Term 2 Higher Education examination results. For more details refer to Results website.
(Higher Education)
 Swinburne Online TP1 results published
(Swinburne Online)
Wednesday, 6 JulyVE Term 3 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 8 JulyEnd Teaching Period ELICOS Intake #5.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Result publication date for ELICOS Intake #5.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Sunday, 10 JulyCensus date for Higher Education Winter Term.
(Higher Education)
 Last day to withdraw from Higher Education Winter Term units of study without academic and financial penalty.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 11 JulyCensus date for VE July Block. 
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 11 July - Friday, 15 JulyHigher Education special exams.
For more details refer to Examinations website.

(Higher Education)
Monday, 11 JulyLast day for Swinburne Online students to add a unit to TP2.
(Swinburne Online)
 NICA Higher Education Semester 2 classes commence.
(NICA)
 Swinburne Online TP2 commences
(Swinburne Online)
Monday, 11 July - Sunday, 18 SeptemberVE Term 3 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Wednesday, 13 JulyPayment 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)
Thursday, 14 JulyEnrolment for ELICOS Intake #6.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 18 JulyELICOS Intake #6 classes commence.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Thursday, 21 JulyNICA Higher Education Semester 2 fee due date.
(NICA)
 Swinburne Online TP2 Payment due date.
(Swinburne Online)
Friday, 22 JulyCensus date for VE Block 7.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Department of Foundation and Pathways Teaching Period 2 Census date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 25 July - Friday, 29 JulyOrientation activities commence.  
For more details refer to Orientation website

(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE))
Wednesday, 27 July - Friday, 29 JulyHigher Education Winter Term examinations.
For more details refer to Examinations website.
(Higher Education)
Wednesday, 27 JulyNICA Vocational Education Semester 2 fee due date.
(NICA)
 VE August Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Block 8 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Semester 2 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Year Long (Mid) fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 29 JulyCensus date for VE Term 3.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Sunday, 31 JulyHigher 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)
 

August

Monday, 1 August
Last date to add units of study for Higher Education Term 3.

(Higher Education)
 Last date to add units of study for Higher Education Term 3.
(Higher Education)
 NICA Vocational Education Semester 2 commences.
(NICA)
Monday, 1 August - Sunday, 4 SeptemberOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Aug Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 1 August - Sunday, 2 OctoberVE Block 8 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Wednesday, 3 August - Tuesday, 6 DecemberVE Semester 2 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Wednesday, 3 August - Wednesday, 31 MayVE Year Long (Mid) (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 5 AugustCensus Date for ELICOS Intake #6
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Census date for Swinburne Online TP2.
(Swinburne Online)
 Last day to withdraw from Swinburne Online TP2 without academic or financial penalty.
(Swinburne Online)
Sunday, 7 AugustLast date to add units of study for Higher Education Semester 2.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 8 AugustCensus date for VE August Block.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 8 August - Tuesday, 9 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)
Monday, 8 AugustPayment Due Date for second 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)
Thursday, 11 AugustSemester 2  and Term 3 units of study.
Payments after this date will incur a Late Payment penalty.
(Higher Education)
Friday, 12 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)
Tuesday, 16 AugustPublication of Higher Education Winter Term examination results. For more details refer to Results website.
(Higher Education)
Wednesday, 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)
Thursday, 18 AugustEnrolment for ELICOS Intake #7.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Friday, 19 AugustCensus date for VE Block 8.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 End Teaching Period ELICOS Intake #6.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Result publication date for ELICOS Intake #6.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 22 AugustELICOS Intake #7 classes commence.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Friday, 26 AugustCensus date for Vocational Education Semester 2. 
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 NICA Vocational Education Semester 2 Census date.
No refunds after this date.

(NICA)
Sunday, 28 AugustOpen Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 2 ends.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 29 AugustHawthorn Online Study Period 2 exams commence.
(Higher Education)
 Hawthorn Online Study Period 3 commences
(Higher Education)
 Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 2 exams commence.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 3 commences
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Wednesday, 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)
 VE Block 9 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE September Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 

September

Monday, 5 September - Sunday, 2 OctoberOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 5 September - Sunday, 30 OctoberVE Block 9 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 5 September - Sunday, 2 OctoberVE Sep Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Thursday, 8 SeptemberPayment Due Date Open Universities Australia (OUA), Study Period 3.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Friday, 9 SeptemberCensus Date for ELICOS Intake #7
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Hawthorn Online Study Period 2 exams end.
(Higher Education)
 Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 2 exams end.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Sunday, 11 SeptemberTerm 3 classes end and last day before Semester 2 mid semester break commences
(Higher Education)
Monday, 12 SeptemberCensus date for VE September Block.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Friday, 16 SeptemberCensus date for VE Block 9.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Department of Foundation and Pathways Pathways Teaching Period 2 ends.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 19 SeptemberCensus date for Hawthorn Online Study Period 3.
Last date to withdraw without financial or academic penalty.
(Higher Education)
 Census date for Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 3.
Last date to withdraw without financial or academic penalty.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 19 September - Friday, 23 SeptemberDepartment of Foundation and Pathways examinations.
For more details refer to Examinations website.
 

(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 19 SeptemberHigher 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)
 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)
Friday, 23 SeptemberEnd Teaching Period ELICOS Intake #7.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Result publication date for ELICOS Intake #7.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Tuesday, 27 SeptemberHawthorn Online Study Period 2 results published.
(Higher Education)
 Open Universities Australia (OUA) 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, 28 SeptemberHawthorn Online Study Period 2 ends.
(Higher Education)
 Payment 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)
 VE Block 10 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Oct Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 VE Term 4 fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Thursday, 29 SeptemberEnrolment for ELICOS Intake #8.
(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)
Friday, 30 SeptemberAFL Grand Final Public Holiday
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
 

October

Monday, 3 OctoberELICOS Intake #8 classes commence.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 3 October - Sunday, 30 OctoberOnline and apprentice intake
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 3 October - Sunday, 4 DecemberVE Block 10 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 3 October - Sunday, 30 OctoberVE Oct Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 3 October - Sunday, 18 DecemberVE Term 4 (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Wednesday, 5 OctoberPayment Due Date Pathways & Unilink TP 3.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Friday, 7 OctoberCensus date for Higher Education Term 4.
(Higher Education)
 Census date for VE Year Long (Mid).
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Last day to withdraw from Higher Education Term 4 units of study without academic and financial penalty.
(Higher Education)
Sunday, 9 OctoberSwinburne Online TP2 ends.
(Swinburne Online)
Monday, 10 OctoberCensus date for VE October Block.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Department of Foundation and Pathways Pathways Teaching Period 3 commences.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 NICA Vocational Education October Block
Census date.
No refunds after this date.
(NICA)
Monday, 10 October - Sunday, 23 OctoberSwinburne Online TP2 exams commence.
(Swinburne Online)
Friday, 21 OctoberCensus Date for ELICOS Intake #8
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Census date for VE Block 10.
No refunds after this date.
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Census date for VE Term 4.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Census date for VEBlock 10.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 24 OctoberPayment 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)
Tuesday, 25 October2017 HE re-enrolments/first enrolments open.
(Higher Education)
 2017 Class Registration for Higher Education students opens.
(Higher Education)
Tuesday, 25 October - Friday, 10 MarchHE Timetable Opens
(Higher Education)
Tuesday, 25 OctoberHigher education UniLink class registration opens at 10am for Summer Term, Semester 1, Term 1 and Term 2.
(Higher Education)
Wednesday, 26 OctoberVE November Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Sunday, 30 OctoberSemester 2 & Term 4 classes end.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 31 October - Thursday, 3 NovemberHigher Education Swot Vacation.
For more details refer to Examinations website.

(Higher Education)
Monday, 31 October - Sunday, 4 DecemberVE Nov Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 

November

Tuesday, 1 NovemberMelbourne Cup Day.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
 Swinburne Online TP2 results published.
(Swinburne Online)
Friday, 4 NovemberEnd Teaching Period ELICOS Intake #8.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Friday, 4 November - Sunday, 20 NovemberExaminations for Higher Education Semester 2 and Term 4.  For more details refer to Examinations website.
(Higher Education)
Friday, 4 NovemberResult publication date for ELICOS Intake #8.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 7 NovemberCensus date for VE November Block.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 Last day for Swinburne Online students to add a unit to TP3.
(Swinburne Online)
 NICA Vocational Education November Block
Census date.
No refunds after this date.
(NICA)
 Swinburne Online TP3 commences.
(Swinburne Online)
Wednesday, 9 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)
Thursday, 10 NovemberEnrolment for ELICOS Intake #9.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Friday, 11 NovemberDepartment of Foundation and Pathways Teaching Period 3 Census date.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 14 NovemberELICOS Intake #9 classes commence.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Thursday, 17 NovemberSwinburne Online TP3 Payment due date.
(Swinburne Online)
Friday, 25 NovemberCensus Date for ELICOS Intake #9
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Sunday, 27 NovemberHawthorn Online Study Period 3 ends.
(Higher Education)
 Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 3 ends.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 28 NovemberHawthorn Online Study Period 3 exams commence.
(Higher Education)
 Hawthorn Online Study Period 4 commences.
(Higher Education)
 Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 3 exams commence.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 4 commences.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Wednesday, 30 NovemberVE December Block fee payment due date
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
 

December

Friday, 2 DecemberCensus date for Swinburne Online TP3.
(Swinburne Online)
 Last day to withdraw from Swinburne Online TP3 without academic or financial penalty.
(Swinburne Online)
 NICA Higher Education Semester 2 ends.
(NICA)
Sunday, 4 DecemberNICA Vocational Education Full Year programs end.
(NICA)
 NICA Vocational Education Semester 2 ends
(NICA)
Monday, 5 DecemberPayment 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, 5 December - Sunday, 1 JanuaryVE Dec Block (Units Study Period)
(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Tuesday, 6 DecemberPublication of Higher Education Semester 2 and Term 4 examination results. For more details refer to Results website.
(Higher Education)
Thursday, 8 DecemberPayment Due Date Open Universities Australia (OUA), Study Period 4.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Friday, 9 December
Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 3 exams end.

(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
 Hawthorn Online Study Period 3 exams end.
(Higher Education)
Monday, 12 DecemberCensus date for VE December Block.
No refunds after this date.

(Vocational Education (TAFE))
Monday, 12 December - Friday, 16 DecemberHigher Education special exams.
For more details refer to Examinations website.
(Higher Education)
Friday, 16 DecemberEnd Teaching Period ELICOS Intake #9.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
 Result publication date for ELICOS Intake #9.
(Department of Foundation and Pathways)
Monday, 19 DecemberCensus date for Hawthorn Online Study Period 4.
Last date to withdraw without financial or academic penalty.
(Higher Education)
 Census date for Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 4.
Last date to withdraw without financial or academic penalty.
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Monday, 19 December - Tuesday, 20 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, 20 DecemberResults published for Hawthorn Online Study Period 3
(Higher Education)
 Results published for Open Universities Australia (OUA) Study Period 3
(Open Universities Australia (OUA))
Sunday, 25 DecemberChristmas Day. Swinburne closed.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)
Monday, 26 DecemberBoxing Day.
(Higher Education, Vocational Education (TAFE), Swinburne Online, Department of Foundation and Pathways, Open Universities Australia (OUA), NICA)