Key dates 2022

Are you planning ahead to next year? Here's where you'll find key dates to be aware of. Grab your diary and jot down your application, enrolment, and exam dates for 2022.

Degree application dates

If you’re planning to commit to a full degree in 2022, you’ll need to get your application in by the application closing date. Degree application dates are different depending on your level of study, university and start date.

To start, choose your level of study:

Undergraduate degree application closing dates for all universities except Macquarie, University of Adelaide, UNE, UTAS and some Griffith, UniSA and Murdoch degrees

Study Period 1 13 Feb 2022
Study Period 2 15 May 2022
Study Period 3 14 Aug 2022
Study Period 4 13 Nov 2022

 

Griffith undergraduate degree application closing dates

Session 1 2 Mar 2022
Session 2 6 Jul 2022
Session 3 26 Oct 2022

 

Macquarie undergraduate degree application closing dates

Session 1 9 Feb 2022
Session 2 13 Jul 2022
Session 3 30 Nov 2022

 

Murdoch FlexiTrack application closing dates

Autumn (AU4) 2 Feb 2022
Winter-Spring (WSP1) 29 Jun 2022
Spring-Summer (SS5) 7 Sep 2022

 

Notre Dame undergraduate application closing dates

Semester 1 9 Feb 2022
Semester 2 13 Jul 2022

 

University of Adelaide undergraduate degree application closing dates

Trimester 1 19 Jan 2022
Trimester 2 11 May 2022
Trimester 3 24 Aug 2022

 

UNE undergraduate degree application closing dates

Trimester 1 16 Feb 2022
Trimester 2 15 Jun 2022
Trimester 3 12 Oct 2022

 

UTAS undergraduate degree application closing dates

Semester 1 9 Feb 2022
Semester 2 29 Jun 2022
Term 1 28 Jan 2022
Term 2 20 Apr 2022
Term 3 13 Jul 2022
Term 4 5 Oct 2022
Accelerated Study Period 1 19 Jan 2022
Accelerated Study Period 2 11 May 2022
Accelerated Study Period 3 31 Aug 2022
Summer School 22 Dec 2021
Winter School 18 May 2022
Winter School (late) 8 Jun 2022
Spring School  12 Oct 2022
Spring School (extended) 19 Oct 2022
Winter School (November) 2 Nov 2022
5 Week Session Nov 19 Oct 2022
11 Week Session Feb 19 Jan 2022
11 Week Session Apr 23 Mar 2022
11 Week Session Oct 14 Sep 2022
12 Week Session Dec 16 Nov 2022
 Paramedicine Study Period 1  9 Feb 2022 

Curtin, some Murdoch and Swinburne postgraduate degree application closing dates, and all Postgraduate Single Subjects application closing dates*

Degrees Postgraduate Single Subjects
Study Period 1 13 Feb 2022 16 Feb 2022
Study Period 2 15 May 2022 18 May 2022
Study Period 3 14 Aug 2022 17 Aug 2022
Study Period 4 13 Nov 2022 16 Nov 2022

 

ACU postgraduate degree application closing dates

Semester 1 16 Feb 2022
Semester 2 13 Jul 2022
Semester 3 TBA

 

Curtin, RMIT and UniSA postgraduate degree application closing dates

  Degrees Postgraduate Single Subjects
Session 1 13 Feb 2022 16 Feb 2022
Session 2 3 Jul 2022 6 Jul 2022 
Session 3 30 Oct 2022 2 Nov 2022 

 

Griffith postgraduate degree application closing dates*

Session 1 2 Mar 2022
Session 2 6 Jul 2022
Session 3 26 Oct 2022

 

Macquarie postgraduate degree application closing dates*

Session 1 9 Feb 2022
Session 2 13 Jul 2022
Session 3 30 Nov 2022
Term 1 29 Dec 2021
Term 2 23 Mar 2022
Term 3 15 Jun 2022
Term 4 7 Sep 2022

 

Murdoch postgraduate degree application closing dates*

Semester 1 16 Feb 2022
Semester 2 20 Jul 2022

 

Notre Dame postgraduate degree application closing date

Semester 1 9 Feb 2022
Semester 2 13 Jul 2022

 

UNE postgraduate degree application closing dates

Trimester 1 16 Feb 2022
Trimester 2 15 Jun 2022
Trimester 3 12 Oct 2022

 

UTAS postgraduate degree application closing dates

Semester 1 9 Feb 2022
Semester 2 29 Jun 2022
Term 1 28 Jan 2022
Term 2 20 Apr 2022
Term 3 13 Jul 2022
Term 4 5 Oct 2022
Winter School 18 May 2022
Winter School (late) 8 Jun 2022
Spring School 12 Oct 2022
Spring School (extended) 19 Oct 2022
Spring School (November) 2 Nov 2022
11 Session Apr 23 Mar 2022

 

Notes

* Close of application dates are different for:

  • Graduate Certificate in Education - Murdoch
  • Graduate Certificate of Finance - Macquarie
  • Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning - ACU
  • Master of Business Administration - ACU
  • Master of Health Care Management - Murdoch
  • Master of Social Work - Griffith
  • Master of Teaching (Birth to Five Years) - Macquarie

See degree pages for more information or contact a student advisor.

Subject enrolment and study dates

Here are important 2022 dates for your subjects, including: when to enrol by, when classes start, the census date, and when classes end.

To start, choose your level of study:

Study period dates

Most unis offer undergraduate subjects in study periods, except for ANU, Macquarie, University of Adelaide, UNE and UTAS—check their study terms below.
Note that some Griffith, UniSA and Murdoch subjects are offered in study periods, and may also be offered in other study terms—check the study terms below.

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty Classes end
Study Period 1 20 Feb 2022 28 Feb 2022 21 Mar 2022

10 Apr 2022
RMIT – 11 Apr 2022
Swinburne – 15 Apr 2022
Griffith – 24 Apr 2022

29 May 2022
Study Period 2 22 May 2022 30 May 2022 20 Jun 2022 10 Jul 2022
RMIT – 11 Jul 2022
Swinburne – 15 Jul 2022
Griffith – 24 Jul 2022
28 Aug 2022
Study Period 3 21 Aug 2022 29 Aug 2022 19 Sep 2022 9 Oct 2022
RMIT – 10 Oct 2022
Swinburne – 14 Oct 2022
Griffith – 23 Oct 2022
27 Nov 2022
Study Period 4 20 Nov 2022 28 Nov 2022 19 Dec 2022 8 Jan 2023
RMIT – 9 Jan 2023
Swinburne – 13 Jan 2023
Griffith – 22 Jan 2023
26 Feb 2023

 

ANU semester dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty
Classes end
Semester 1 13 Feb 2022 21 Feb 2022 31 Mar 2022 6 May 2022 27 May 2022
Semester 2 17 Jul 2022 25 Jul 2022 31 Aug 2022 7 Oct 2022 28 Oct 2022

 

Griffith session dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty
Classes end
Session 1 6 Mar 2022 14 Mar 2022 10 Apr 2022 15 May 2022 10 Jun 2022
Session 2 10 Jul 2022 18 Jul 2022 14 Aug 2022 18 Sep 2022 14 Oct 2022
Session 3 30 Oct 2022 7 Nov 2022 4 Dec 2022 15 Jan 2023 10 Feb 2023

 

Macquarie session dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Recess Last day to withdraw without academic penalty
Classes end
Session 1 13 Feb 2022 21 Feb 2022 18 Mar 2022 11–25 Apr 2022 28 Apr 2022 5 Jun 2022
Session 2 17 Jul 2022 25 Jul 2022 19 Aug 2022 12–25 Sep 2022 28 Sep 2022 6 Nov 2022
Session 3^ 4 Dec 2022 12 Dec 2022 21 Dec 2022 24 Dec 2022 – 2 Jan 2023  28 Dec 2022 22 Jan 2023

 

Murdoch study term dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty
Classes end
Autumn (AU4) 6 Feb 2022 14 Feb 2022 28 Feb 2022 3 Apr 2022 22 Apr 2022
Winter-Spring (WSP1) 3 Jul 2022 11 Jul 2022 25 Jul 2022 28 Aug 2022 16 Sep 2022
Spring-Summer (SS5) 11 Sep 2022 19 Sep 2022 3 Oct 2022 6 Nov 2022 25 Nov 2022

 

University of Adelaide trimester dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty Classes end
Trimester 1 23 Jan 2022 31 Jan 2022 17 Feb 2022 1 Apr 2022 29 Apr 2022
Trimester 2 15 May 2022 23 May 2022 9 Jun 2022 22 Jul 2022 19 Aug 2022
Trimester 3 28 Aug 2022 5 Sep 2022 21 Sep 2022 28 Oct 2022 25 Nov 2022

 

UNE trimester dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty Classes end
Trimester 1 20 Feb 2022 28 Feb 2022 21 Mar 2022 2 May 2022 27 May 2022
Trimester 2 19 Jun 2022 27 Jun 2022 18 Jul 2022 29 Aug 2022 23 Sep 2022
Trimester 3 16 Oct 2022 24 Oct 2022 21 Nov 2022 12 Dec 2022 2 Dec 2022

 

UniSA single subject term dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty
Classes end
Term 1 2 Jan 2022 10 Jan 2022 28 Jan 2022 11 Feb 2022 18 Mar 2022
Term 2 27 Mar 2022 4 Apr 2022 22 Apr 2022 6 May 2022 10 Jun 2022
Term 3 19 Jun 2022 27 Jun 2022 15 Jul 2022 29 Jul 2022 2 Sep 2022
Term 4 11 Sep 2022 19 Sep 2022 7 Oct 2022 21 Oct 2022 25 Nov 2022

 

UTAS study term dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty Recess Classes end
Semester 1 13 Feb 2022 21 Feb 2022 22 Mar 2022 11 Apr 2022 14–21 Apr 2022 29 May 2022
Semester 2 3 Jul 2022 11 Jul 2022 9 Aug 2022 29 Aug 2022 29 Aug – 5 Sep 2022   16 Oct 2022
Term 1 1 Feb 2022 9 Feb 2022 22 Feb 2022 14 Mar 2022 No recess 14 Apr 2022
Term 2 24 Apr 2022 2 May 2022 17 May 2022 5 Jun 2022 No recess 8 Jul 2022
Term 3 17 Jul 2022 25 Jul 2022 8 Aug 2022 29 Aug 2022 No recess 30 Sep 2022
Term 4 9 Oct 2022 17 Oct 2022 31 Oct 2022 19 Nov 2022 No recess 21 Dec 2022
Accelerated Study Period 1
23 Jan 2022 31 Jan 2022 23 Feb 2022 17 Mar 2022
No recess 29 Apr 2022
Accelerated Study Period 2
15 May 2022 23 May 2022 15 Jun 2022 7 Jul 2022 No recess 19 Aug 2022
Accelerated Study Period 3
4 Sep 2022 12 Sep 2022 5 Oct 2022 31 Jan 2022 No recess 9 Dec 2022
Summer School 26 Dec 2021 3 Jan 2022 14 Jan 2022 31 Jan 2022
No recess 27 Feb 2022
Winter School 22 May 2022 30 May 2022 7 Jun 2022 20 Jul 2022 No recess 10 Jul 2022
Winter School (Late) 12 Jun 2022 20 Jun 2022 8 Jul 2022 1 Aug 2022 No recess 11 Sep 2022
Spring School 16 Oct 2022 24 Oct 2022 8 Nov 2022 1 Dec 2022 No recess 8 Jan 2023
Spring School (extended) 23 Oct 2022 31 Oct 2022 23 Nov 2022 27 Dec 2022 No recess 19 Feb 2023
Spring School (November) 6 Nov 2022 14 Nov 2022 2 Dec 2022 29 Dec 2022 No recess 12 Feb 2023
5 Week Session Nov 23 Oct 2022 31 Oct 2022 7 Nov 2022 17 Nov 2022 No recess 4 Dec 2022
11 Week Session Feb 23 Jan 2022 31 Jan 2022 16 Feb 2022 10 Mar 2022 No recess 17 Apr 2022
11 Week Session Apr 27 Mar 2022 4 Apr 2022 19 Apr 2022 12 May 2022 No recess 19 Jun 2022
11 Week Session Oct 18 Sep 2022 26 Sep 2022 13 Oct 2022 4 Nov 2022 No recess 11 Dec 2022
12 Week Session Dec 20 Nov 2022 28 Nov 2022 15 Dec 2022 9 Jan 2023 No recess 19 Feb 2023
 Paramedicine Study Period 1 13 Feb 2022 21 Feb 2022 12 Mar 2022 11 Apr 2022 No recess 29 May 2022

 

Notes

* After the census date you can no longer withdraw from your subject and receive a refund or re-credit of your fees.
‡ Macquarie has a recess mid-way through each session. Tutors may not be available during these times.
^ Macquarie's Session 3 is an intensive study term. We suggest you enrol in only one or two subjects in Session 3, because you'll have less time to get through your studies.
# UTAS offers recess in Semesters only. There’s no recess for Terms, Spring, Winter or Sessions.

 Curtin, Murdoch, Swinburne and UNE study period dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty Classes end
Study Period 1^ 20 Feb 2022 28 Feb 2022 21 Mar 2022 10 Apr 2022
Swinburne - 15 Apr 2022
29 May 2022
Study Period 2^ 22 May 2022 30 May 2022 20 Jun 2022 10 Jul 2022
Swinburne - 15 Jul 2022
28 Aug 2022
Study Period 3^ 21 Aug 2022 29 Aug 2022 19 Sep 2022 9 Oct 2022
Swinburne - 14 Oct 2022
27 Nov 2022
Study Period 4 20 Nov 2022 28 Nov 2022 19 Dec 2022 8 Jan 2023
Swinburne - 13 Jan 2023
26 Feb 2023

 

Curtin, RMIT and UniSA session dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty Classes end
Session 1 20 Feb 2022 28 Feb 2022 24 Mar 2022 10 Apr 2022
RMIT - 24 Mar 2022
5 Jun 2022
Session 2 10 Jul 2022 18 Jul 2022 11 Aug 2022 28 Aug 2022
RMIT - 11 Aug 2022
23 Oct 2022
Session 3 6 Nov 2022 14 Nov 2022 8 Dec 2022 25 Dec 2022
RMIT - 8 Dec 2022
19 Feb 2023

 

ACU semester dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty Classes end
Semester 1 20 Feb 2022 28 Feb 2022 31 Mar 2022 31 Mar 2022 27 May 2022
Semester 2 17 Jul 2022 25 Jul 2022 31 Aug 2022 31 Aug 2022 21 Oct 2022
Semester 3 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

 

ANU semester dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty Classes end
Semester 1 13 Feb 2022 21 Feb 2022 31 Mar 2022 6 May 2022 27 May 2022
Semester 2 17 Jul 2022 25 Jul 2022 31 Aug 2022 7 Oct 2022 28 Oct 2022

 

Griffith session dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty
Classes end
Session 1 6 Mar 2022 14 Mar 2022 10 Apr 2022 15 May 2022 10 Jun 2022
Session 2 10 Jul 2022 18 Jul 2022 14 Aug 2022 18 Sep 2022 14 Oct 2022
Session 3 30 Oct 2022 7 Nov 2022 4 Dec 2022 15 Jan 2023 10 Feb 2023

 

Macquarie session and term dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Recess Last day to withdraw without academic penalty
Classes end
Session 1 13 Feb 2022 21 Feb 2022 18 Mar 2022 11–25 Apr 2022 28 Apr 2022 5 Jun 2022
Session 2 17 Jul 2022 25 Jul 2022 19 Aug 2022 12–25 Sep 2022 28 Sep 2022 6 Nov 2022
Session 3** 4 Dec 2022 12 Dec 2022 21 Dec 2022 24 Dec 2022 – 2 Jan 2023 28 Dec 2022 22 Jan 2023
Term 1 2 Jan 2022 10 Jan 2022 27 Jan 2022 no recess 4 Mar 2022 18 Mar 2022
Term 2 27 Mar 2022 4 Apr 2022 20 Apr 2022 no recess 27 May 2022 10 Jun 2022
Term 3 19 Jun 2022 27 Jun 2022 13 Jul 2022 no recess 19 Aug 2022 2 Sep 2022
Term 4 11 Sep 2022 19 Sep 2022 5 Oct 2022 no recess 11 Nov 2022 25 Nov 2022

 

Murdoch semester dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty Recess  Classes end
Semester 1 20 Feb 2022 28 Feb 2022 28 Mar 2022 22 May 2022 11 – 22 Apr 2022 25 Jun 2022
Semester 2 24 Jul 2022 1 Aug 2022 29 Aug 2022 23 Oct 2022 19 – 30 Sep 2022 26 Nov 2022

 

Notre Dame semester dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty
Recess  Classes end
Semester 1 13 Feb 2022 21 Feb 2022 18 Mar 2022 20 May 2022 15 – 25 Apr 2022  27 May 2022
Semester 2 17 Jul 2022  25 Jul 2022  19 Aug 2022 21 Oct 2022  19 – 23 Sep 2022 28 Oct 2022

 

UNE trimester dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty
Classes end
Trimester 1 20 Feb 2022 28 Feb 2022 21 Mar 2022 2 May 2022 27 May 2022
Trimester 2 19 Jun 2022 27 Jun 2022 18 Jul 2022 29 Aug 2022 23 Sep 2022
Trimester 3 16 Oct 2022 24 Oct 2022 21 Nov 2022 12 Dec 2022 2 Dec 2022

 

UTAS study term dates

Close of enrolment Classes start Census date* Last day to withdraw without academic penalty
Recess Classes end
Semester 1 13 Feb 2022 21 Feb 2022 22 Mar 2022 11 Apr 2022 14–21 Apr 2022 29 May 2022
Semester 2 3 Jul 2022 11 Jul 2022 9 Aug 2022 29 Aug 2022 29 Aug – 5 Sep 2022 16 Oct 2022
Term 1 1 Feb 2022 9 Feb 2022 22 Feb 2022 14 Mar 2022 No recess 14 Apr 2022
Term 2 24 Apr 2022 2 May 2022 17 May 2022 5 Jun 2022
No recess 8 Jul 2022
Term 3 17 Jul 2022 25 Jul 2022 8 Aug 2022 29 Aug 2022
No recess 30 Sep 2022
Term 4 9 Oct 2022 17 Oct 2022 31 Oct 2022 19 Nov 2022
No recess 21 Dec 2022
Winter School 22 May 2022 30 May 2022 7 Jun 2022 20 Jul 2022
No recess 10 Jul 2022
Winter School (late) 12 Jun 2022 20 Jun 2022 8 Jul 2022 1 Aug 2022
No recess 11 Sep 2022
Spring School 16 Oct 2022 24 Oct 2022 8 Nov 2022 1 Dec 2022 No recess 8 Jan 2023
Spring School (extended) 23 Oct 2022 31 Oct 2022 23 Nov 2022 27 Dec 2022 No recess 19 Feb 2023
Spring School (November)  6 Nov 2022 14 Nov 2022 2 Dec 2022 29 Dec 2022 No recess 12 Feb 2023
11 Week Session Apr 27 Mar 2022 4 Apr 2022 19 Apr 2022 12 May 2022
No recess 19 Jun 2022

 

Notes

* After the census date you can no longer withdraw from your subject and receive a refund or re-credit of your fees.
^ Some subjects offered in these study periods are also offered in sessions. See your subject page for details.
‡ UNE subject DYPP500A Developing Your Professional Practice is run in study periods, but all other UNE subjects are offered in UNE trimesters.
† Macquarie has a recess mid-way through each session. Tutors may not be available during these times.
** Macquarie's Session 3 is an intensive study term. We suggest you enrol in only one or two subjects in Session 3, because you'll have less time to get through your studies.

Exam dates

If you want to plan ahead for next year's exams, start here by looking up your uni’s exam key dates.

Where available, for each uni we’ve listed:

  • The dates we publish exam timetables.
  • The timeframes you can expect exams to be held—this is known as the exam period.

In some cases, unis manage their own exam timetabling. Where we can’t supply you with their exam key dates, we’ve offered advice about where to find information.  

ACU manages all aspects of their exam delivery. If your subject includes an exam, they’ll send exam information directly to your uni email address.
ANU manages all aspects of their exam delivery. If your subject includes an exam, they’ll send exam information directly to your uni email address.
Study term Timetable available Exam period
Study Period 1 TBA TBA–TBA
Study Period 2 TBA TBA–TBA
Study Period 3 TBA TBA–TBA
Study Period 4 TBA TBA–TBA
Session 1 TBA TBA–TBA
Session 2 TBA TBA–TBA
Session 3 TBA TBA–TBA
Study term Timetable available Exam period
Study Period 1 TBA 30 May – 3 Jun 2022
Study Period 2 TBA 29 Aug – 2 Sep 2022
Study Period 3 TBA 28 Nov – 2 Dec 2022
Study Period 4 TBA 27 Feb – 3 Mar 2023
Session 1 TBA 16–25 Jun 2022
Session 1 supplementary or deferred TBA TBA–TBA
Session 2 TBA 20–29 Oct 2022
Session 2 supplementary or deferred TBA TBA–TBA
Session 3 TBA 16–25 Feb 2023
Session 3 supplementary or deferred TBA TBA–TBA
La Trobe manages all aspects of their exam delivery. If your subject includes an exam, they’ll send exam information directly to your uni email address.
Study term Timetable available Exam period
Session 1 TBA 6–24 Jun 2022
Session 2 TBA 7–25 Nov 2022
Session 3 TBA 23–27 Jan 2023
Term 1 TBA 21–27 Mar 2022
Term 2 TBA 14–19 Jun 2022
Term 3 TBA 5–11 Sep 2022
Term 4 TBA 28 Nov – 4 Dec 2022
Study term Timetable available Exam period
Study Period 1 TBA TBA–TBA
Study Period 2 TBA TBA–TBA
Study Period 3 TBA TBA–TBA
Study Period 4 TBA TBA–TBA
Semester 1 TBA TBA–TBA
Semester 2 TBA TBA–TBA
Study term Timetable available Exam period
Study Period 1 TBA TBA–TBA
Study Period 2 TBA TBA–TBA
Study Period 3 TBA TBA–TBA
Study Period 4 TBA TBA–TBA
Session 1 TBA TBA–TBA
Session 2 TBA TBA–TBA
Session 3 TBA TBA–TBA
Study term Timetable available Exam period
Study Period 1 TBA TBA–TBA
Study Period 2 TBA TBA–TBA
Study Period 3 TBA TBA–TBA
Study Period 4 TBA TBA–TBA
UAD manages all aspects of their exam delivery. If your subject includes an exam, they’ll send exam information directly to your uni email address.
UNE manages all aspects of their exam delivery. If your subject includes an exam, they’ll send exam information directly to your uni email address.
UTAS manages all aspects of their exam delivery. If your subject includes an exam, they’ll send exam information directly to your uni email address.
Study term Timetable available Exam period
Study Period 1 TBA TBA–TBA
Study Period 2 TBA TBA–TBA
Study Period 3 TBA TBA–TBA
Study Period 4 TBA TBA–TBA
Session 1 TBA TBA–TBA
Session 2 TBA TBA–TBA
Session 3 TBA TBA–TBA

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