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2021 Academic Calendar and important dates

2021 downloadable calendars

Academic student calendar (Semesters)

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Academic student calendar (Teaching block periods)

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Semester 1

Date Description
01 Feb
2021
1 - 19 February - Engineering and Spatial Science Residential Schools
08 Feb
2021
Semester 1 invoices available online
13 Feb
2021
ICT Maintenance Day
15 Feb
2021
Orientation Week commences
22 Feb
2021
Classes commence
26 Feb
2021
Last day for adding Semester 1 courses for Nursing program
26 Feb
2021
Semester 3 2020 results released by 4pm
05 Mar
2021
Last day to add a new course enrolment, swap courses or change classes* (* Program exception: Nursing)
19 Mar
2021

Census date

Last day to withdraw from courses for Semester 1 without incurring fees

Last day to submit Commonwealth Assistance and HELP forms (HECS-Help, FEE-Help and SA-Help), provide Tax File Numbers (or Certificate of Application) and Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Due date for payment of tuition fees and upfront student contribution amounts

02 Apr
2021
Good Friday holiday
05 Apr
2021
Easter Monday holiday
05 Apr
2021
Mid-semester break commences
16 Apr
2021
Mid-semester break concludes
25 Apr
2021
ANZAC Day
26 Apr
2021
ANZAC Day (Observed)
03 May
2021
Labour Day holiday
04 Jun
2021
Last day to withdraw from Semester 1 courses without academic penalty
07 Jun
2021
Semester 1 Alternate assessment period commences
20 Jun
2021
Semester 1 Alternate assessment period concludes
21 Jun
2021
End of semester break commences
29 Jun
2021
ICT Maintenance Evening - 8:00pm until 12:00am
30 Jun
2021
Semester 1, 2021 results released
02 Jul
2021
End of semester break concludes
19 Jul
2021
Semester 1 Deferred/Supplementary Alternate Assessment Pilot for selected courses commences
25 Jul
2021
Semester 1 Deferred/Supplementary Alternate Assessment Pilot for selected courses concludes

Semester 2

Date Description
28 Jun
2021
Semester 2 invoices available online
05 Jul
2021
Orientation Week commences
12 Jul
2021
Classes commence
16 Jul
2021
Last day for adding Semester 2 courses for Nursing program
23 Jul
2021
Last day to add a new course enrolment, swap courses or change classes (*Program exception: Nursing)
06 Aug
2021

Census Date

Last day to withdraw from courses for Semester 2 without incurring fees

Last day to submit Commonwealth Assistance and HELP forms (HECS-Help, FEE-Help and SA-Help), provide Tax File Numbers (or Certificate of Application) and Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Due date for payment of tuition fees and upfront student contribution amounts
20 Sep
2021
Mid-semester break commences
01 Oct
2021
Mid-semester break concludes
04 Oct
2021
Queens Birthday holiday
22 Oct
2021
Last day to withdraw from Semester 2 courses without academic penalty
25 Oct
2021
Semester 2 Alternate assessment period commences
07 Nov
2021
Semester 2 Alternate assessment period concludes
08 Nov
2021
End semester break commences
12 Nov
2021
End semester break concludes
17 Nov
2021
Semester 2, 2021 results released

Semester 3

Date Description
01 Nov
2021
Semester 3 invoices available online
15 Nov
2021
Classes commence
26 Nov
2021
Last day to add a new course enrolment, swap courses or change classes
10 Dec
2021

Census date

Last day to withdraw from courses for Semester 3 without incurring fees

Last day to submit Commonwealth Assistance and HELP forms (HECS-Help, FEE-Help and SA-Help), provide Tax File Numbers (or Certificate of Application) and Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Due date for payment of tuition fees and upfront student contribution amounts

25 Dec
2021
Christmas Day
26 Dec
2021
Boxing Day
27 Dec
2021
Mid-semester break commences
31 Dec
2021
Mid-semester break concludes
01 Jan
2022
New Years Day
26 Jan
2022
Australia Day holiday
28 Jan
2022
Last day to withdraw courses for Semester 3 without academic penalty
31 Jan
2022
Semester 3 Alternate assessment period commences
11 Feb
2022
Semester 3 Alternate assessment period concludes
14 Feb
2022
End of semester break commences
15 Feb
2022
ICT Maintenance Evening - 8:00pm until 12:00am
18 Feb
2022
End of semester break concludes
23 Feb
2022
Semester 3, 2021 results release