Key Dates

Key dates

Use the links below to get straight to the information most relevant to you:

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

Dates for Study Periods

2016 datesClose of enrolment (Sunday)Classes start (Monday)Census date (Monday)Classes end (Sunday)End of Term* (Friday)
Study Period 1 14 Feb 2016 29 Feb 2016 21 Mar 2016 29 May 2016 10 Jun 2016
Study Period 2 15 May 2016 30 May 2016 20 Jun 2016 28 Aug 2016 9 Sep 2016
Study Period 3 14 Aug 2016 29 Aug 2016 19 Sep 2016 27 Nov 2016 9 Dec 2016
Study Period 4 13 Nov 2016 28 Nov 2016 19 Dec 2016 26 Feb 2017 10 Mar 2017

*Invigilated exams are conducted within two weeks following the last classes for the Study period.

Dates for Study Sessions

2016 datesClose of enrolment (Wednesday)Classes start (Monday)Census date (Thursday)Classes end (Sunday)End of Term* (Friday)
Session 1 17 Feb 2016 29 Feb 2016 24 Mar 2016 5 Jun 2016 24 Jun 2016
Session 2 6 Jul 2016 18 Jul 2016 11 Aug 2016 23 Oct 2016 11 Nov 2016
Session 3 2 Nov 2016 14 Nov 2016 8 Dec 2016 19 Feb 2017 10 Mar 2017

*Invigilated exams are usually conducted within the three weeks following the last classes for the Session.

Application closing dates

CSP CoursesRestricted courses*
20162016
Study Period 1 29 Jan 2016 29 Jan 2016
Study Period 2 29 Apr 2016 29 Apr 2016
Study Period 3 29 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016
Study Period 4 28 Oct 2016 28 Oct 2016
Session 1 - 29 Jan 2016
Session 2 - 17 Jun 2016
Session 3 - 14 Oct 2016

* These are the close of application dates for all restricted courses with the exception of:

Always read the relevant course page before you apply for a degree.

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.

2016 Schedule

Complete schedules of all 2016 Undergraduate and Postgraduate Unit offerings and the Study Periods/Sessions are available below.

Weekly Calendars

Read Weekly Calendars for more information.