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Semester & term dates

2014

(Pattern 7-2-6-7-7-2-6)

  • First teaching period begins: Monday 17 February
  • First teaching period ends: Friday 4 April
  • 2-week teaching break: Monday 7 April -Friday 18 April
  • Second teaching period begins: Tuesday 22 April
  • Second teaching period ends: Friday 30 May
  • 7-week teaching break: Monday 2 June - Friday 18 July
  • Third teaching period begins: Monday 21 July
  • Third teaching period ends: Friday 5 September
  • 2-week teaching break: Monday 8 September - Friday 19 September
  • Fourth teaching period begins: Monday 22 September
  • Fourth teaching period ends: Friday 31 October

2014 semesters

  • First semester: 17 February - 30 May
  • Second semester: 21 July - 31 October

2014 session dates

  • Summer: 1 January - 31 March
  • Autumn: 1 April - 30 June
  • Winter: 1 July - 30 September
  • Spring: 1 October - 31 December

2014 floating teaching or exam week

  • Week of 31 March to 4 April
  • Week of 1 September to 5 September

2014 teaching breaks

  • 2-weeks Monday 7 April - Friday 18 April
  • 7-weeks from Monday 2 June - Friday 18 July
  • 2-weeks from Monday 8 September - Friday 19 September

2014 IT maintenance dates

  • Thursday 9 January
  • Friday 10 January
  • Thursday 3 July
  • Friday 4 July

2014 public holidays (during semesters)

  • Canberra Day: Monday 10 March
  • Good Friday: Friday 18 April
  • Easter Monday: Monday 21 April
  • Anzac Day: Friday 25 April
  • Queen's Birthday: Monday 9 June
  • ACT Family and Community Day: Monday 29 September
  • Labour Day: Monday 6 October 

2015

(Pattern 7-2-6-7-7-2-6)

  • First teaching period begins: Monday 16 February
  • First teaching period ends: Friday 3 April
  • 2-week teaching break: Monday 6 April -Friday 17 April
  • Second teaching period begins: Monday 20 April
  • Second teaching period ends: Friday 29 May
  • 7-week teaching break: Monday 1 June - Friday 17 July
  • Third teaching period begins: Monday 20 July
  • Third teaching period ends: Friday 4 September
  • 2-week teaching break: Monday 7 September - Friday 18 September
  • Fourth teaching period begins: Monday 21 September
  • Fourth teaching period ends: Friday 30 October

2015 semesters

  • First semester: 16 February - 29 May
  • Second semester: 20 July - 30 October

2015 session dates

  • Summer: 1 January - 31 March
  • Autumn: 1 April - 30 June
  • Winter: 1 July - 30 September
  • Spring: 1 October - 31 December

2015 floating teaching or exam week

  • Week of 30 March to 2 April
  • Week of 31 August to 4 September

2015 teaching breaks

  • 2-weeks Monday 6 April - Friday 17 April
  • 7-weeks from Monday 1 June - Friday 17 July
  • 2-weeks from Monday 7 September - Friday 18 September

2015 IT maintenance dates

  • Thursday 8 January
  • Friday 9 January
  • Thursday 2 July
  • Friday 3 July

2015 public holidays (during semesters)

  • Canberra Day: Monday 9 March
  • Good Friday: Friday 3 April
  • Easter Monday: Monday 6 April
  • Anzac Day: Saturday 25 April
  • Queen's Birthday: Monday 8 June
  • Labour Day: Monday 5 October
  • ACT Family and Community Day: Monday 28 September

2016

(Pattern 7-2-6-7-7-2-6)

  • First teaching period begins: Monday 15 February
  • First teaching period ends: Friday 1 April
  • 2-week teaching break: Monday 4 April -Friday 15 April
  • Second teaching period begins: Monday 18 April
  • Second teaching period ends: Friday 27 May
  • 7-week teaching break: Monday 30 May - Friday 15 July
  • Third teaching period begins: Monday 18 July
  • Third teaching period ends: Friday 2 September
  • 2-week teaching break: Monday 5 September - Friday 16 September
  • Fourth teaching period begins: Monday 19 September
  • Fourth teaching period ends: Friday 28 October

2016 semesters

  • First semester: 15 February - 27 May
  • Second semester: 18 July - 28 October

2016 session dates

  • Summer: 1 January - 31 March
  • Autumn: 1 April - 30 June
  • Winter: 1 July - 30 September
  • Spring: 1 October - 31 December

2016 floating teaching or exam week

  • Week of 29 March to 1 April
  • Week of 29 August to 2 September

2016 teaching breaks

  • 2-weeks Monday 4 April - Friday 15 April
  • 7-weeks from Monday 30 May - Friday 15 July
  • 2-weeks from Monday 5 September - Friday 16 September

2016 IT maintenance dates

  • Thursday 7 January
  • Friday 8 January
  • Thursday 30 June
  • Friday 1 July

2016 public holidays (during semesters)

  • Canberra Day: Monday 14 March
  • Good Friday: Friday 25 March
  • Easter Monday: Monday 28 March
  • Anzac Day: Friday 25 April
  • Queen's Birthday: Monday 13 June
  • ACT Family and Community Day: Monday 26 September 
  • Labour Day: Monday 3 October

Updated:  08 September 2014/Responsible Officer:  Director Marketing/Page Contact:  Webmaster