2013 Academic year dateline

This dateline, approved by the University’s Executive, is subject to change.
Week of session Start date Key session dates
V 31 Dec 2012
1 January - New Year's Day, public holiday
V 7 Jan 7 January - Short Summer Session starts
7 January - 1st Research (R1) Session starts
7 January - 1st Half Year (1H) Session starts
11 January - Census date for Long Summer+ Session
V 14 Jan 14 January - Quarter 1 (Q1)^ Session starts
V 21 Jan 25 January - Census date for Short Summer session
26 January - Australia Day
V 28 Jan 28 January - Australia Day, public holiday»
3 February - Census date for Q1^ Session
3 February - UWSC Term 3 (T3)° Session ends
V 4 Feb  
3 11 Feb 17 February - Short Summer Session and Long Summer+ Session finish
V 18 Feb 24 February - Inter session break ends
1 25 Feb 25 February - Autumn Session starts
25 February - UWSC Term 1 (T1)° Session starts
2 4 Mar 4 March - Research Session R1A± starts
3 11 Mar  
4 18 Mar  
5 25 Mar 29 March - Good Friday, public holiday
31 March - Easter Sunday, public holiday
31 March - Q1^ Session ends
31 March - Census date for Autumn Session
31 March - Census date for 1H Session
31 March - Census date for UWSC T1° Session
31 March - Census date for R1 Session
6 1 Apr 1 April - Easter Monday, public holiday
7 8 Apr 8 April - Quarter 2 (Q2)^ Session starts
13 April - Graduations start
8 15 Apr 15 - 21 April - Intra session break
19 April - Graduations finish
9 22 Apr 25 April - Anzac Day, public holiday
28 April - Census date for Q2^ Session
10 29 Apr  
11 6 May  
12 13 May  
13 20 May  
14 27 May  
15 3 Jun 3 - 7 June - Stuvac
9 June - UWSC T1° Session ends
16 10 Jun 10 June - Queen's Birthday, public holiday
11 June - Examinations# start
17 17 Jun Examinations#
23 June - Q2^ Session ends
18 24 Jun 24 June - UWSC Term 2 (T2)° Session starts
30 June - Examinations finish# (to be confirmed)
30 June - Autumn Session ends
V 1 Jul 1 July - Inter session break starts
1 July - Quarter 3 (Q3)^ Session starts
1 July - 2nd Research (R2) Session starts
1 July - 2nd Half Year (2H) Session starts
7 July - Census date for R1A± Session
7 July - R1 Session ends
7 July - R1A± Session ends
7 July - 1H Session ends
V 8 Jul  
V* 15 Jul 21 July - Census date for Q3^ Session
V* 22 Jul 28 July - Inter session break ends
1 29 Jul 29 July - Spring Session starts
29 July - Research R2A± Session starts
31 July - Census date for UWSC T2° Session
2 5 Aug  
3 12 Aug  
4 19 Aug  
5 26 Aug 31 August - Census date for R2 Session
31 August - Census date for 2H Session
31 August - Census date for Spring Session
6 2 Sep  
7 9 Sep 15 September - Q3^ Session ends
8 16 Sep  
9 23 Sep 23 - 27 September - Intra Session break
23 September - Quarter 4 (Q4)^ Session starts
23 September - Graduations start
27 September - Graduations finish
10 30 Sep 1 - 4 October - Level B and C Academic Promotions Committee meet~
6 October - UWSC T2° Session ends
11 7 Oct 7 October - Labour Day, public holiday
13 October - Census date for Q4^ Session
12 14 Oct
14 - 18 October - Single University Level D and E Academic Promotions Committees meet~
13 21 Oct 21 October - UWSC T3° Session starts
14 28 Oct  
15 4 Nov 4 - 8 November Stuvac
16 11 Nov 11 November - Examinations# start
17 18 Nov Examinations#
18 25 Nov 30 November - Census date for UWSC T3° Session
1 December - Examinations# finish (to be confirmed)
1 December - Spring Session ends
V 2 Dec 2 December - Inter Session break starts
2 December - Summer 1 Session starts
2 December - Summer 2 Session starts
8 December - Q4^ Session ends
V* 9 Dec 15 December - Census date for Summer 1 Session
V 16 Dec 18 December - Graduations start (selected cohorts)
19 December - Graduations finish (selected cohorts)
22 December - Summer 1 Session ends
V 23 Dec 25 December - Christmas Day, public holiday
26 December - Boxing Day, public holiday
29 December - R2 Session ends
29 December - R2A± Session ends
29 December - 2H Session ends
29 December - Census date for R2A± Session
V 30 Dec 1 January 2014 - New Years Day, public holiday»
5 January 2014 - Census date for Summer 2 Session
2 February 2014 - UWSC T3° Session ends
16 February 2014 - Summer 2 Session ends (includes exam period)

V     Vacation week

NOTE 1 * These weeks will be used for the scheduled deferred examinations. Precise dates will be confirmed in 2013, as required.

NOTE 2 # These weeks are part of the formal examination period. Students must be available in these weeks.

NOTE 3 ^Quarter Sessions are used by Sydney Graduate School of Management and several Schools.

NOTE 4 ° Terms 1, 2 and 3 are used for UWSCollege and for International offshore purposes.

NOTE 5 ± Research Session late enrolment dates.

NOTE 6 + The format of Long Summer Session is currently under review. Start, census and finishing dates for Long Summer Session will be advised at this location as soon as possible. In the meantime the start date given above is indicative only.

NOTE 7 » Public Holidays to be confirmed once gazetted.

NOTE 8 ~ Arrangements for former College based meetings to be finalised, following implementation of UWS Leadership and Management Changes 2012.

The above dates are for sessions appropriate for the majority of students. Students who are enrolled in programs with special sessions, such as teacher education and medicine programs, and students who are offshore and international students will need to consult their school regarding any special purpose dates.