Academic Year Dates 2020

Key dates in the academic calendar are outlined below. Teaching dates are confirmed, all other dates subject to change.

Critical dates 2020

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  • Vacation period / summer semester

    Vacation period / summer semester
    Week Week starting What's on
    1 30 December
    • Wed 1st Jan - Public holiday: New Year's Day
    2 6 January
    3 13 January  
    4 20 January  
    5 27 January
    • Mon 27th Jan - Public holiday: Australia Day
    6 3 February  
    7 10 February  
    8 17 February
    9 24 February
  • Semester 1

    Semester 1
    Week Week starting What's on
    10 2 March
    • First semester begins
    11 9 March
    • Mon 9th Mar - Public holiday: Adelaide Cup
    12 16 March
    • Sat 21st Mar - Singapore graduation ceremony
    13 23 March
      14 30 March  
      15 6 April
      • Fri 10th Apr - Public holiday: Good Friday
      • Sat 11th Apr - Public holiday: Easter Saturday
      16 13 April
      • Mon 13th Apr - Public holiday: Easter Monday
      • Mid-semester break for students
      • Universities Australia Common Week 1
      17 20 April
      • Sat 25th Apr - Public holiday: ANZAC Day
      • Mid-semester break for students
      18 27 April
      19 4 May
      20 11 May  
      21 18 May  
      22 25 May  
      23 1 June  
      24 8 June
      • Optional teaching week
      • Mon 8th Jun - Public holiday: Queen's Birthday
      25 15 June
      • SWOT Week
    • Mid-year exam / holiday period

      Mid-year exam / holiday period
      Week Week starting What's on
      26 20 June (Sat)
      27 29 June
      28 6 July
      • Mid-year break for students
      • Universities Australia Common Week 2
      29 13 July
      • Mid-year break for students
      • Semester 1 exam results published Tuesday 14 July
      30 20 July
    • Semester 2

      Semester 2
      Week Week starting What's on
      31 27 July
      • Second semester begins
      32 3 August
      • R/AA exam results published Tuesday 4 August
      33 10 August  
      34 17 August  
      35 24 August  
      36 31 August  
      37 7 September
      38 14 September

       

      39 21 September
      • Mid-semester break for students
      40 28 September
      • Mid-semester break for students
      • Universities Australia Common Week 3
      41 5 October
      • Mon 5th Oct - Public holiday: Labour Day
      42 12 October  
      43 19 October  
      44 26 October  
      45 2 November
      • SWOT Week
    • End of year exams / holiday period

      End of year exams / holiday period
      Week Week starting What's on
      46 7 November (Sat)
      47 16 November
      48 23 November
      • End of year break for students
      49 30 November
      • End of year break for students
      • Semester 2 exam results published Thursday 3rd December
      50 7 December
      51 14 December
      52 21 December
      • End of year break for students
      • R/AA exam results published Tuesday 22 December
      • Fri 25th - Public holiday: Christmas Day
      • Sat 26th - Public holiday: Proclamation Day