Key Dates

These key dates are applicable to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students. Please note that dates may change. We recommend you check back for the latest information or contact the University.

Class commencement

2019 Term 1 - Monday, 11 March

2019, Term 2 - Monday, 15 July

2019, Term 3 - Monday, 11 November

Recommended arrival

We advise students to be in Australia two to three weeks before classes commence. This is to ensure there is sufficient time to arrange your long-term accommodation on arrival.

2019, Term 1 - Monday, 18 February

2019, Term 2 - Monday, 24 June

2019, Term 3 - Monday, 21 October


Enrolment is usually open two weeks before classes start, Monday to Friday from 9 am onwards. During enrolment, you will select units associated with your course of study and officially enrol in those units. If you are a new student, you must enrol on campus prior to attending orientation. We encourage you to enrol early so you can attend orientation and settle down.

Enrolment in each term will open from the following dates:

2019 Term 1 - Monday, 25 February

2019 Term 2 - Monday, 1 July

2019 Term 3 - Monday, 28 October

More information


Orientation is usually scheduled the week before classes commence. Please note these dates may change. For more information, please check our Orientation page.

Last day to drop units

Census date or the last day in each term you are permitted to drop units and complete your enrolment without academic penalty is listed below. You will not be able to enrol after these dates.

2019 Term 1 - Tuesday, 2 April

2019 Term 2 - Tuesday, 6 August

2019 Term 3 - Tuesday, 3 December

For more information on key dates, please refer to our Academic Calendars. For key dates for each campus, please visit the Planning your arrival section of the website.