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Academic Year Dates 2020

(Teaching Dates Confirmed/All Other Dates Subject To Change)

Vacation Period / Summer Semester

Week

Monday

Approved

Public Holidays / UA / School Holidays

1

30 December

Back to work Thursday 2 Jan Public Holiday Wednesday 1 January New Year's Day
School Holidays SA

2

6 January Summer Semester 1 School Holidays SA

3

13 January Summer Semester 2 School Holidays SA

4

20 January Summer Semester 3 School Holidays SA

5

27 January Summer Semester 4 Public Holiday Monday 27 January Australia Day

6

3 February Summer Semester 5  

7

10 February Summer Semester 6  
8 17 February Summer Semester 7 Summer Exam Week
9 24 February Orientation Week  
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Semester 1

Week

Monday

What's On

Public Holidays / AVCC / School Holidays

10

2 March First Semester 1 First Semester begins

11

9 March First Semester 2 Public Holiday Monday 9 March Adelaide Cup

12

16 March First Semester 3

13

23 March First Semester 4  

14

30 March First Semester 5

 

15

6 April First Semester 6

Public Holiday 10 April Good Friday

16

13 April Mid-semester Break for students

Public Holiday 13 April Easter Monday
School Holidays SA
Universities Australia Common Week 1

17

20 April Mid-semester Break for students

Public Holiday Saturday 25 April Anzac Day

School Holidays SA

18

27 April First Semester 7

Graduation Ceremonies

19

4 May First Semester 8 Graduation Ceremonies

20

11 May First Semester 9  

21

18 May First Semester 10  

22

25 May First Semester 11  

23

1 June First Semester 12  

24

8 June First Semester 13 Optional Teaching Week
Public Holiday Monday 8 June Queen's Birthday

25

15 June Swot Week  
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Mid-year Exam / Holiday Period

Week

Monday

What's On

Public Holidays / AVCC / School Holidays

26

SAT 20 June Semester 1 Exams Exams include Saturday 27 June

27

29 June Semester 1 Exams

Exams include Saturday 4 July
Winter School

28

6 July Mid-year Break for students

Winter School
Universities Australia Common Week 2
School Holidays SA

29

13 July Mid-year Break for students

Winter School
School Holidays SA

30

20 July Replacement/Additional Assessment Exams

Mid-year Break

Replacement/Additional Assessment Exams include Saturday 25 July
Winter School
Orientation Activities for Semester 2

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Semester 2

Week

Monday

What's On

Public Holidays / AVCC / School Holidays

31

27 July

Second Semester 1 Second Semester begins

32

3 August

Second Semester 2  

33

10 August

Second Semester 3  

34

17 August

Second Semester 4  

35

24 August

Second Semester 5  

36

31 August Second Semester 6  

37

7 September Second Semester 7 Graduation Ceremonies

38

14 September Second Semester 8  

39

21 September Mid-semester Break for students

40

28 September Mid-semester Break for students

Universities Australia Common Week 3
School Holidays SA

41

5 October Second Semester 9 Public Holiday Monday 5 October Labour Day
School Holidays SA

42

12 October Second Semester 10  

43

19 October Second Semester 11  

44

26 October Second Semester 12  

45

2 November Swot Week  
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End-of-year Exams / Holiday Period

Week

Monday

What's On

Public Holidays / AVCC / School Holidays

46

SAT 7 November End-of-year Exams Exams include Saturday 14 November

47

16 November End-of-year Exams Exams include Saturday 21 November

48

23 November End-of-year Break for students  

49

30 November End-of-year Break for students Results due Thursday 1 December

50

7 December Replacement/Additional Assessment Exams R/AA Exams commence Wednesday 9 December and include Saturday 12 December
School Holidays SA

51

14 December Replacement/Additional Assessment Exams
End-of-year Break for students

R/AA Exams include Tuesday 15 December
School Holidays SA

52

21  December End-of-year Break for students

Public Holiday Friday 25 December Christmas Day
Public Holiday Saturday 26 December Boxing Day
School Holidays SA

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