Don't be caught out by missing OUA's key dates.

These include the dates for Study Periods, which apply to most undergraduate units, and for Sessions, which apply to most postgraduate units. Many preparatory units are open continuously.

Key dates include the Close of Enrolment, Census Date and academic events such as exams. Don't forget to use your Study Planner to get yourself organised!

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Exams are usually held in the weeks following the end of each Study Period or Session. Find out more in the Exams key dates.

Dates for Study Periods

2014 dates Close of enrolment Classes start Census date Classes end Exams end
Study Period 1 19 Feb 2014 3 Mar 2014 24 Mar 2014 1 Jun 2014 13 Jun 2014
Study Period 2 21 May 2014 2 Jun 2014 23 Jun 2014 31 Aug 2014 12 Sep 2014
Study Period 3 20 Aug 2014 1 Sep 2014 22 Sep 2014 30 Nov 2014 12 Dec 2014
Study Period 4 19 Nov 2014 1 Dec 2014 22 Dec 2014 1 Mar 2015 13 Mar 2015
2015 dates Close of enrolment Classes start Census date Classes end Exams end
Study Period 1 18 Feb 2015 2 Mar 2015 23 Mar 2015 31 May 2015 TBC
Study Period 2 20 May 2015 1 Jun 2015 22 Jun 2015 30 Aug 2015 TBC
Study Period 3 19 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 21 Sep 2015 29 Nov 2015 TBC
Study Period 4 18 Nov 2015 30 Nov 2015 21 Dec 2015 28 Feb 2016 TBC

*Close of Enrolment and Census Dates ends on midnight Australian Eastern Standard or Daylight Time.

Dates for Study Sessions

2014 dates Close of enrolment Classes start Census date Classes end Exams end
Session 1 19 Feb 2014 3 Mar 2014 27 Mar 2014 8 Jun 2014 27 Jun 2014
Session 2 9 Jul 2014 21 Jul 2014 14 Aug 2014 26 Oct 2014 21 Nov 2014
Session 3 5 Nov 2014 17 Nov 2014 11 Dec 2014 22 Feb 2015 13 Mar 2015
2015 dates Close of enrolment Classes start Census date Classes end Exams end
Session 1 18 Feb 2015 2 Mar 2015 26 Mar 2015 7 Jun 2015 TBC
Session 2 8 Jul 2015 20 Jul 2015 13 Aug 2015 25 Oct 2015 TBC
Session 3 4 Nov 2015 16 Nov 2015 10 Dec 2015 21 Feb 2016 TBC

*Close of Enrolment and Census Dates ends on midnight Australian Eastern Standard or Daylight Time.

Important application closing dates

CSP Courses Restricted courses
2014 2015 2014 2015
Study Period 1 31 Jan 2014 31 Jan 2014
Study Period 2 2 May 2014 2 May 2014
Study Period 3 1 Aug 2014 1 Aug 2014
Study Period 4 31 October 2014 31 October 2014
Session 1 - - 31 Jan 2014
Session 2 - - 20 Jun 2014
Session 3 - - 17 Oct 2014

* The close of application date for a restricted course is the Friday 2 weeks prior to the close of enrolment date for the study term you are applying for, with the exception of the following courses: the Master of Social Work (Griffith University), the Bachelor of Nursing (University of South Australia), MBA (Executive) (RMIT), Master of Teaching (Primary) (Monash University), Master of Teaching (Secondary) (Monash University) and the Master of Teaching (Birth to Five Years) (Macquarie University).

Always check the course page for clarification about your program before you apply.

EDF5807 & EDF5808 study year

The full year academic term of 35 weeks only applies to the units EDF5807 & EDF5808

Invigilated exams are not conducted for units offered in the full year academic term.

Academic year Close of enrolment Start Census date End
2014 19 Feb 2014 3 Mar 2014 21 Apr 2014 2 Nov 2014
2015 18 Feb 2015 2 Mar 2015 20 Apr 2015 1 Nov 2015

*Census Date ends at midnight Australian Eastern Standard Time.

Dates for preparatory units

OUA's preparatory units are offered at a variety of different times, depending on when the kinds of support they offer are most applicable. Some are offered before the start of study periods, others are offered during study periods, and some are offered continuously.

See the preparatory units page for the full list of dates.

2014 Schedule

Complete schedules of all 2014 Undergraduate and Postgraduate Unit offerings and the Study Periods/Sessions are available below.

In addition to the 2014 schedule, OUA will continue to offer access to UniSA's Commonwealth-funded Bachelor of Nursing and provide access to the Griffith Commonwealth-funded Master of Social Work.

Weekly Calendars

Read Weekly Calendars for more information.