Academic calendar 2026

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 2026 Academic Year Calendar (PDF 182kb).

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 12/01/2026 to 27/03/2026

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

23 Jan 2026

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

23 Jan 2026

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

23 Feb 2026

Census date

30 Jan 2026

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

13 Feb 2026

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

27 Feb 2026

Exam period

23 Mar – 27 Mar 2026

Official results release date

11 Apr 2026

Secondary exam period ^

10 Aug – 15 Aug 2026

Official results release date (Secondary results)

22 Aug 2026

 

Study period two

Core teaching and assessment period 02/03/2026 to 04/07/2026

Core teaching and assessment period for Business and Law 02/03/2026 to 13/06/2026

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

13 Mar 2026

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

17 Mar 2026

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

17 Apr 2026

Census date

31 Mar 2026

Teaching Break

13 Apr – 24 Apr 2026

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

1 May 2026

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

15 May 2026

Exam period

20 Jun – 4 Jul 2026

Official results release date

18 Jul 2026

Secondary exam period ^

10 Aug – 15 Aug 2026

Official results release date (Secondary results)

22 Aug 2026

Business and Law Specific dates

 

Orientation and Preparatory Class

23 Feb – 27 Feb 2026

Teaching break

13 Apr – 24 Apr 2026

Exam Period – Business and Law ^

30 May – 13 Jun 2026

Official results release date – Business and Law

27 Jun 2026

Secondary exam period –Business and Law ^

10 Aug – 15 Aug 2026

Official results release date 
(Secondary results) – Business and Law

22 Aug 2026

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Study period three

Core teaching and assessment period 06/04/2026 to 19/06/2026

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

17 Apr 2026

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

17 Apr 2026

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

17 May 2026

Census date

24 Apr 2026

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

8 May 2026

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

22 May 2026

Exam period

15 Jun – 19 Jun 2026

Official results release date

4 Jul 2026

Secondary exam period ^

10 Aug – 15 Aug 2026

Official results release date (Secondary results)

22 Aug 2026

Second Semester

Study period four

Core teaching and assessment period 29/06/2026 to 11/09/2026

Core teaching and assessment period for Business and Law 29/06/2026 to 07/08/2026

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

10 Jul 2026

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

10 Jul 2026

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

10 Aug 2026

Census date

17 Jul 2026

Teaching Break

10 Aug – 21 Aug 2026

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

31 Jul 2026

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

14 Aug 2026

Exam period

7 Sep – 11 Sep 2026

Official results release date

26 Sep 2026

Secondary exam period ^

30 Nov – 4 Dec 2026

Official results release date (Secondary results)

19 Dec 2026

Business and Law Specific dates

 

Official results release date – Business and Law

22 Aug 2026

Study period five

Core teaching and assessment period 27/07/2026 to 28/11/2026

Core teaching and assessment period for Business and Law 10/08/2026 to 21/11/2026

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

14 Aug 2026

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

17 Aug 2026

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

17 Sep 2026

Census date

31 Aug 2026

Teaching Break

21 Sep – 2 Oct 2026

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

18 Sep 2026

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

16 Oct 2026

Exam period

14 Nov – 28 Nov 2026

Official results release date

12 Dec 2026

Secondary exam period ^

1 Feb – 5 Feb 2027

Official results release date (Secondary results)

20 Feb 2027

Business and Law Specific dates

 

Orientation and Preparatory Class

3 Aug – 7 Aug 2026

Teaching break

21 Sep – 2 Oct 2026

Exam Period – Business and Law ^

7 Nov – 21 Nov 2026

Official results release date – Business and Law

12 Dec 2026

Secondary exam period –Business and Law ^

1 Feb – 5 Feb 2027

Official results release date 
(Secondary results) – Business and Law

20 Feb 2027

Study period six

Core teaching and assessment period 21/09/2026 to 04/12/2026

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

2 Oct 2026

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

2 Oct 2026

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

2 Nov 2026

Census date

9 Oct 2026

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

23 Oct 2026

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

6 Nov 2026

Exam period

30 Nov – 4 Dec 2026

Official results release date

19 Dec 2026

Secondary exam period ^

1 Feb – 5 Feb 2027

Official results release date (Secondary results)

20 Feb 2027

Summer Term

Study period seven

Core teaching and assessment period 02/11/2026 to 05/02/2027

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

4 Dec 2026

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

4 Dec 2026

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

4 Jan 2027

Census date

18 Dec 2026

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

1 Jan 2027

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

15 Jan 2027

Exam period

1 Feb – 5 Feb 2027

Official results release date

20 Feb 2027

Secondary exam period ^

TBA – TBA

Official results release date (Secondary results)

TBA

Major study breaks

Mid year break

6 Jul – 24 Jul 2026

End of year break

Dec 2026 – Feb 2027

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

1 Jan 2026

Induction

To be advised

Last Admit Date

31 Mar 2026

Census Date

19 Apr 2026

First Payment Due Date

30 Apr 2026

End Date

30 Jun 2026

Second Payment Due Date

11 Jul 2026

Research Period Two

Begin Date

1 Apr 2026

Last Admit Date

30 Jun 2026

Census Date

19 Jul 2026

First Payment Due Date

30 Jul 2026

End Date

30 Sep 2026

Second Payment Due Date

11 Oct 2026

Research Period Three

Begin Date

1 Jul 2026

Induction

To be advised

Last Admit Date

30 Sep 2026

Census Date

19 Oct 2026

First Payment Due Date

30 Oct 2026

End Date

31 Dec 2026

Second Payment Due Date

11 Jan 2027

Research Period Four

Begin Date

1 Oct 2026

Last Admit Date

8 Dec 2026

Census Date

31 Dec 2026

First Payment Due Date

11 Jan 2027

End Date

31 Mar 2027

Second Payment Due Date

11 Apr 2027