Academic calendar 2021

This page contains key teaching, enrolment, census, payment, withdraw and exam dates for each study period. For the official start and end dates and a visual display of all study periods, see the 2021 Academic Year Calendar (PDF 290kb).

Staff should note that centrally managed SAS exam events are only available for the selected study periods as indicated by ^


First Semester

Study period one

Core teaching and assessment period 11/01/2021 to 26/03/2021

Students should consult their timetable for exact teaching dates. Once you have enrolled you can access your timetable from the myTimetable link in myEnrolment. Teaching dates are approximate and will vary in a small percentage of courses.

Key dates

Enrol by date

22 Jan 2021

Due date for payment (domestic/international 1st instalment)

22 Jan 2021

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

22 Feb 2021

Census date

29 Jan 2021

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

12 Feb 2021

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

26 Feb 2021

Exam period

22 Mar – 26 Mar 2021

Official results release date

10 Apr 2021

Secondary exam period ^

9 Aug – 14 Aug 2021

Official results release date (secondary results)

21 Aug 2021

 


Study period two

Core teaching and assessment period 1/03/2021 to 3/07/2021

Core Teaching and assessment period for Business and Law 01/03/2021 to 12/06/2021

Students should consult their timetable for exact teaching dates. Once you have enrolled you can access your timetable from the myTimetable link in myEnrolment. Teaching dates are approximate and will vary in a small percentage of courses.

Students in Business and Law courses should note the earlier exam period and results release.

Key dates

Orientation

22 Feb 2021

Enrol by date

12 Mar 2021

Due date for payment (domestic/international 1st instalment)

17 Mar 2021

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

17 Apr 2021

Census date

31 Mar 2021

Teaching break

12 Apr – 23 Apr 2021

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

30 Apr 2021

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

14 May 2021

Exam period ^

19 Jun – 3 Jul 2021

Official results release date

17 Jul 2021

Secondary exam period ^

9 Aug – 14 Aug 2021

Official results release date (secondary results)

21 Aug 2021

Business and Law Specific dates

 

Orientation and Preparatory Class

22 Feb – 26 Feb 2021

Teaching break - Business and Law

12 Apr – 23 Apr 2021

Exam Period - Business and Law ^

29 May - 12 Jun 2021

Official results release date - Business and Law

26 Jun 2021

Secondary exam period -Business and Law ^

09 Aug – 14 Aug 2021

Official results release date 
(secondary results) - Business and Law

21 Aug 2021

 


Study period three

Core teaching and assessment period 05/04/2021 to 18/06/2021

Students should consult their timetable for exact teaching dates. Once you have enrolled you can access your timetable from the myTimetable link in myEnrolment. Teaching dates are approximate and will vary in a small percentage of courses.

Key dates

Enrol by date

16 Apr 2021

Due date for payment (domestic/international 1st instalment)

16 Apr 2021

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

16 May 2021

Census date

23 Apr 2021

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

7 May 2021

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

21 May 2021

Exam period

14 Jun – 18 Jun 2021

Official results release date

03 Jul 2021

Secondary exam period ^

9 Aug – 14 Aug 2021

Official results release date (secondary results)

21 Aug 2021

 


Second Semester

Study period four

Core teaching and assessment period 28/06/2021 to 10/09/2021

Core Teaching and assessment period for Business and Law 14/06/2021 to 08/08/2021

Students should consult their timetable for exact teaching dates. Once you have enrolled you can access your timetable from the myTimetable link in myEnrolment. Teaching dates are approximate and will vary in a small percentage of courses.

Students in Business and Law courses should note the earlier results release date.

Visit the UniSA Online website for UniSA Online application key dates.

Key Dates

Enrol by date

9 Jul 2021

Due date for payment (domestic/international 1st instalment)

9 Jul 2021

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

9 Aug 2021

Census date

16 Jul 2021

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

30 Jul 2021

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

13 Aug 2021

Exam period

6 Sep – 10 Sep 2021

Official results release date

25 Sep 2021

Secondary exam period

29 Nov – 3 Dec 2021

Official results release date (secondary results)

18 Dec 2021

Business and Law Specific dates

 

Official results release date - Business and Law

21 Aug 2021

 


Study period five

Core teaching and assessment period 26/07/2021 to 27/11/2021

Core Teaching and assessment period for Business and Law 02/08/2021 to 20/11/2021

Students should consult their timetable for exact teaching dates. Once you have enrolled you can access your timetable from the myTimetable link in myEnrolment. Teaching dates are approximate and will vary in a small percentage of courses.

Students in Business and Law courses should note the earlier exam period and results release.

Key dates

Orientation

19 Jul 2021

Enrol by date

13 Aug 2021

Due date for payment (Domestic/International 1st instalment)

17 Aug 2021

Due date for payment (International 2nd instalment)

17 Sep 2021

Census date

31 Aug 2021

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

17 Sep 2021

Teaching break

20 Sep – 01 Oct 2021

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

15 Oct 2021

Exam period ^

13 Nov – 27 Nov 2021

Official results release date

11 Dec 2021

Secondary exam period ^

31 Jan - 5 Feb 2022

Official results release date (secondary results)

19 Feb 2022

Business and Law Specific dates

 

Orientation and Preparatory Class

 2 Aug – 6 Aug 2021

Exam period - Business and Law ^

 6 Nov – 20 Nov 2021

Official results release date - Business and Law 

 11 Dec 2021

Secondary exam period - Business and Law ^

 31 Jan - 5 Feb 2022

Official results release date
(secondary results) - Business and Law

 19 Feb 2022

 


Study period six

Core teaching and assessment period 20/09/2021 to 03/12/2021

Students should consult their timetable for exact teaching dates. Once you have enrolled you can access your timetable from the myTimetable link in myEnrolment. Teaching dates are approximate and will vary in a small percentage of courses.

Key dates

Enrol by date

1 Oct 2021

Due date for payment (domestic/international 1st instalment)

1 Oct 2021

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

1 Nov 2021

Census date

8 Oct 2021

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

22 Oct 2021

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

5 Nov 2021

Exam period

29 Nov – 3 Dec 2021

Official results release date

18 Dec 2021

Secondary exam period ^

31 Jan - 5 Feb 2022

Official results release date (secondary results)

19 Feb 2022

 


Summer Term

Study period seven

Core teaching and assessment period 01/11/2021 to 05/02/2022

Students should consult their timetable for exact teaching dates. Once you have enrolled you can access your timetable from the myTimetable link in myEnrolment

Key dates

Enrol by date

3 Dec 2021

Due date for payment (domestic/international 1st instalment)

3 Dec 2021

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

3 Jan 2022

Census date

17 Dec 2021

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

31 Dec 2021

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

14 Jan 2022

Exam period ^

31 Jan – 5 Feb 2022

Official results release date

19 Feb 2022

Secondary exam period ^

18 Jun - 2 Jul 2022

Official results release date (secondary results)

16 Jul 2022

 


 

Major study breaks

Mid year break

05 Jul – 23 Jul 2021

End of year break

Dec 2021 – Feb 2022


Please note: These dates are for students enrolled in study periods two and five and will vary if you are enrolled in other study periods.

 


Higher Degree by Research

Research Period One 

Begin Date

01 Jan 2021

Induction

To be advised

Last Admit Date

31 Mar 2021

Census Date

19 Apr 2021

First Payment Due Date

30 Apr 2021

End Date

30 Jun 2021

Second Payment Due Date

11 Jul 2021


Research Period Two

Begin Date

01 Apr 2021

Last Admit Date

30 Jun 2021

Census Date

19 Jul 2021

First Payment Due Date

30 Jul 2021

End Date

30 Sep 2021

Second Payment Due Date

11 Oct 2021


Research Period Three

Begin Date

01 July 2021

Induction

To be advised

Last Admit Date

30 Sep 2021

Census Date

19 Oct 2021

First Payment Due Date

30 Oct 2021

End Date

31 Dec 2021

Second Payment Due Date

11 Jan 2022


Research Period Four

Begin Date

1 Oct 2021

Last Admit Date

8 Dec 2021

Census Date

31 Dec 2021

First Payment Due Date

11 Jan 2022

End Date

31 Mar 2022

Second Payment Due Date

11 April 2022