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Academic Calendar 2016

The Academic Calendar contains the dates for standard enrolment events, key study periods and holidays. It is created up to three years in advance.

Study Periods


Academic Calendar Semester One 2016

 

Week Commencing

Details

Notes  

Monday 22 February 2016

Orientation Week

Monday 29 February 2016

1

Teaching Week 1

Monday 7 March 2016

2

Teaching Week 2

Monday 14 March 2016

3

Teaching Week 3

Monday 21 March 2016

4

Teaching Week 4

Census Date 25 March
Good Friday Public Holiday 25 March

Monday 28 March 2016

5

Tuition Free Week

Easter Monday Public Holiday 28 March
Easter Tuesday Uni Holiday 29 March

Monday 4 April 2016

6

Teaching Week 5

 

Monday 11 April 2016

7

Teaching Week 6

 

Monday 18 April 2016

8

Tuition Free Week


Monday 25 April 2016

9

Teaching Week 7

ANZAC Day Public Holiday 25 April

Monday 2 May 2016

10

Teaching Week 8

Monday 9 May 2016

11

Teaching Week 9

Monday 16 May 2016

12

Teaching Week 10

Monday 23 May 2016

13

Teaching Week 11

Monday 30 May 2016

14

Teaching Week 12

Monday 6 June 2016

15

Study Week

Monday 13 June 2016

16

Examinations Week 1

Monday 20 June 2016

17

Examinations Week 2

Monday 27 June 2016

18

 

Monday 4 July 2016

19

 

Monday 11 July 2016

20

Results Release
Wednesday 13 July

Important Dates Semester One 2016

29 February - 24 June 2016

Semester One

1 November 2015

Earliest enrolment via eStudent

1 January 2016

New Years Day Public Holiday (observed)

26 January

Australia Day Public Holiday (observed)

10 February

Chinese New Year (not observed as a holiday)

23 - 26 February

International WASM Kalgoorlie Orientation (for new international Western Australian School of Mines students)

22 - 26 February

Orientation Week (Bentley)

29 February

Start of Semester 1

4 March

Last day for addition of Semester 1 units

4 March

Due date for payment of Semester 1 student fees

25 March

Census Date (last day to withdraw from Semester 1 units without penalty*)

13 May

Final withdrawal from Semester 1 units (with penalty*)

4 April - 6 May

Curtin staff may request teaching evaluations (eVALUate)

25 March

Good Friday Public Holiday (observed)

28 March - 1 April

Tuition Free Week (including Easter)

28 March

Easter Monday Public Holiday (observed)

29 March

Easter Tuesday Public Holiday (observed)

25 April

ANZAC Day Public Holiday (observed)

16 May - 3 July

eVALUate opens for student feedback

6 June

Western Australia Day

6 - 10 June

Study week

13 - 24 June

Semester 1 examinations

3 July (open since 16 May)

eVALUate closes for student feedback

13 July

Results publication

13 July

eVALUate online reports available

 

27 June - 22 July

Mid-semester break

* Withdrawal from your unit(s) after the Census Date will be recorded on your academic record as "Withdrawn" (WD) and you will still be liable for the relevant student contributions or tuition fees. If you have withdrawn due to extenuating circumstances beyond your control please refer to the Refund and Remission of Fees web page for further information.

Semester Two 2016

 

Week Commencing

Details

Notes  

Monday 25 July 2016

 

Orientation Week

Monday 1 August 2016

1

Teaching Week 1

Monday 8 August 2016

2

Teaching Week 2

Monday 15 August 2016

3

Teaching Week 3

Monday 22 August 2016

4

Teaching Week 4

Census Date 26 August

Monday 29 August 2016

5

Tuition Free Week

Monday 5 September 2016

6

Teaching Week 5

Monday 12 September 2016

7

Teaching Week 6

Monday 19 September 2016

8

Teaching Week 7

Monday 26 September 2016

9

Tuition Free Week

Monday 3 October 2016

10

Teaching Week 8

Monday 10 October 2016

11

Teaching Week 9

Monday 17 October 2016

12

Teaching Week 10

 

Monday 24 October 2016

13

Teaching Week 11

Monday 31 October 2016

14

Teaching Week 12

Monday 7 November 2016

15

Study Week

Monday 14 November 2016

16

Examinations Week 1

 

Monday 21 November 2016

17

Examinations Week 2

Monday 28 November 2016

18

 

Monday 5 December 2016

19

 

Monday 12 December 2016

20

Results Release
Wednesday 14 December

 

Important Dates Semester Two 2016

1 August - 25 November 2016

Semester Two

25 - 29 July

Orientation Week (Bentley)

26 - 29 July

WASM Kalgoorlie Orientation (All New to Kalgoorlie Campus)

31 July

Open Day

1 August

Start of Semester 2

5 August

Last day for addition of Semester 2 units

5 August

Due date for payment of Semester 2 student fees

26 August

Census Date (last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units without penalty*)

29 August - 2 September

Tuition Free Week

5 September - 7 October

Curtin staff may request teaching evaluations (eVALUate)

26 September - 30 September

Tuition Free Week

14 October

Final date to withdraw from Semester 2 units (with penalty*)

17 October (until 4 December)

eVALUate opens for student feedback

7 - 11 November

Study week

14 - 25 November

Semester 2 examinations

4 December (open since 19 October)

eVALUate closes for student feedback

14 December

Results publication

14 December

eVALUate online reports available

* Withdrawal from your unit(s) after the Census Date will be recorded on your academic record as "Withdrawn" (WD) and you will still be liable for the relevant student contributions or tuition fees. If you have withdrawn due to extenuating circumstances beyond your control please refer to the Refund and Remission of Fees web page for further information.

Academic Calendar Summer School 2016

 

The Summer School study period is not part of the normal teaching pattern but is used to enable catch up or accelerated progression.

The range of units offered in Summer School is not as extensive as the range of units offered in Semester 1 and Semester 2 and students are limited to an enrolment of 2 units due to the reduced number of teaching weeks.

Week Commencing

Details

Notes

Monday 4 January 2016

Teaching Week 1

Monday 11 January 2016

Teaching Week 2

Census Date 15 January

Monday 18 January 2016

Teaching Week 3

Monday 25 January 2016

Teaching Week 4

Australia Day Public Holiday 26 January

Monday 1 February 2016

Teaching Week 5

Monday 8 February 2016

Examinations Week

Monday 15 February 2016

 

Monday 22 February 2016

Results Release
Monday 22 February


18 January - 22 April 2016 Trimester 1

1 November 2015

Earliest enrolment via eStudent

22 January 2016

Last Application/Offer/Admission/Enrolment

22 January 2016

Due date for payment of student fees

12 February

Census Date (last date to withdraw without penalty*)

18 March

Final period for withdrawal from Trimester 1 units (with penalty*)

4 May

Results publication

 
9 May - 12 August 2016 Trimester 2

1 November 2015

Earliest enrolment via eStudent

13 May 2016

Last Application/Offer/Admission/Enrolment

13 May 2016

Due date for payment of student fees

3 June

Census Date (last date to withdraw without penalty*)

8 July

Final period for withdrawal from Trimester 2 units (with penalty*)

24 August

Results publication

 
29August - 2 December 2016 Trimester 3

1 November 2015

Earliest enrolment via eStudent

2 September 2016

Last Application/Offer/Admission/Enrolment

2 September 2016

Due date for payment of student fees

23 September

Census Date (last date to withdraw without penalty*)

28 October

Final period for withdrawal from Trimester 3 units (with penalty*)

14 December

Results publication

* There are two types of withdrawals:

  • Withdrawal before the census date (early withdrawal)
    • There are no academic or financial penalties for withdrawal from unit(s) before the census date of the study period
  • Withdrawal after the census date and up to final withdrawal date
    • Withdrawal from unit(s) between the census date of the study period and final withdrawal date will incur an academic penalty (unit(s) will be recorded on academic transcript as “withdrawn”) and financial penalties (you will remain liable for the relevant tuition fees).

Any withdrawal from unit(s) after the final withdrawal date is not permitted. If you have withdrawn due to extenuating circumstances beyond your control please refer to the Refund and Remission of Fees web page for further information.

Main Semester Dates 2014 - 2018:

Note: Some study periods do not fall into the six eVALUate events to be held over 2016. For more information on eVALUate events and dates at Curtin and affiliated campuses visit Curtin's about eVALUate page.

Higher Degree by Research

Specific rules apply for students undertaking Higher Degree by Research degrees (Master of Philosophy, Doctor of Philosophy and other doctoral research degrees). Information on Census Dates for Research Students can be found on the Census Dates page. For all other dates please contact your Faculty Graduate Studies Officer for advice.

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Notable dates

Universities Australia Common Vacation Dates:

  • 28 March - 1 April 2016
  • 4 - 8 July 2016
  • 26 - 30 September 2016

Observed National Public Holidays and University Holidays (During Semesters):

  • Good Friday - 25 March 2016
  • Easter Monday - 28 March 2016
  • Easter Tuesday Uni Holiday- 29 March 2016
  • ANZAC Day - 25 April 2016

National Public Holidays (Outside Semesters):

  • New Years Day - 1 January 2016
  • Australia Day - 26 January 2016
  • Christmas Day - 25 December 2016
  • Boxing Day - 26 December 2016

WA Public Holidays (not observed):

  • Labour Day - 7 March 2016
  • Foundation Day (Western Australia Day) - 6 June 2016
  • Anniversary of the Sovereign (Queen's Birthday) - 26 September 2016

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