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It is essential that you are aware of all important dates, including examination periods, during your time at UWA.

Important dates

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2012

Last updated: 31 Jan 2012

Date Event
January 26 Australia Day (University holiday)
February 27 First semester classes commence
March 5 Labour Day (Not a University holiday)
March 16 Last day to add a Semester 1 unit
Last day to withdraw from Semester 1 units
(unit does not show on formal academic record)
March 31 Census date (Semester 1) financial penalty
April 6 Good Friday (University holiday)
April 9 Easter Monday (University holiday)
April 9 - 13 Non-teaching study break
April 20 Last day to withdraw from Semester 1 units
(unit shows on formal academic record - without academic penalty)
April 25 ANZAC Day (Wednesday)
June 1 First semester classes end
Last day to withdraw from semester 1 units
(unit shows on formal academic record with a grade of FN)
June 4 Western Australia Day (Not a University Holiday)
June 4 - 8 Pre-examination study break
June 9 - 23 First semester examinations
June 24 – July 29 Vacation
July 30 Second semester classes commence
July 30 – August 3 First semester deferred / supplementary examinations
August 17 Last day to add a Semester 2 unit
Last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units
(unit does not show on formal academic record)
August 31 Census date (Semester 2) financial penalty
September 14 Last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units
(unit shows on formal academic record - without academic penalty)
September 24- 28 Non-teaching study break
October 1 Queen’s Birthday (not a University holiday)
November 2 Second semester classes end
Last day to withdraw from semester 2 units
(unit shows on formal academic record with a grade of FN)
November 5 - 9 Pre-examination study break
November 10 – 24 Second semester examinations
November 25 Summer vacation commences

2013

Last updated: 31 Jan 2012

Date Event
January 6 - 10 2012 Second Semester deferred/supplementary examinations (Medicine/Dentistry and Podiatry)
January 28 Australia Day (University Holiday)
January 29 - February 2 2012 Second Semester deferred/supplementary examinations (all other faculties)
February 25 First semester classes commence
March 4 Labour Day (Not a University holiday)
March 15 Last day to add a Semester 1 unit
Last day to withdraw from Semester 1 units
(unit does not show on formal academic record)
March 29 Good Friday (University holiday)
March 31

Census date (Semester 1) financial penalty

(unit shows on formal academic record
without academic penalty)

April 1 Easter Monday (University holiday)
April 1 - 5 Non-teaching study break
April 19 Last day to withdraw from Semester 1 units
(unit shows on formal academic record
without academic penalty)
April 25 ANZAC Day (University Holiday)
May 31 First semester classes end
Last day to withdraw from semester 1 units
(unit shows on formal academic record with a grade of FN)
June 3 Western Australia Day (Not a University Holiday)
June 3 - 7 Pre-examination study break
June 8 - 22 First semester examinations
June 23 - July 28 Vacation
July 29 Second semester classes commence
July 29 - August 2 First semester deferred / supplementary examinations
August 16 Last day to add a Semester 2 unit
Last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units
(unit does not show on formal academic record)
August 31

Census date (Semester 2) financial penalty

(unit shows on formal academic record
without academic penalty)

 

September 13 Last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units
(unit shows on formal academic record without academic penalty)
September 30 Queen’s Birthday (not a University holiday)
September 30 - October 4 Non-teaching study break
November 1 Second semester classes end
Last day to withdraw from semester 2 units
(unit shows on formal academic record with a grade of FN)
November 4 - 8 Pre-examination study break
November 9 - 23 Second semester examinations
November 24 Summer vacation commences

2014

Last updated: 31 Jan 2012

Date Event
January 6 - 10 2013 Second Semester deferred/supplementary examinations (Medicine/Dentistry and Podiatry)
January 27 Australia Day (University Holiday)
January 28 - February 1 2013 Second Semester deferred/supplementary examinations (all other faculties)
February 24 First semester classes commence
March 3 Labour Day (Not a University holiday)
March 8 Last day to add a Semester 1 unit
March 14 Last day to withdraw from Semester 1 units
(units does not show on formal academic record)
March 31 Census date (Semester 1) financial penalty
April 11 Last day to withdraw from Semester 1 units
(unit shows on formal academic record
without academic penalty)
April 18 Good Friday (University holiday)
April 21 Easter Monday (University holiday)
April 21 - 25 Non-teaching study break
April 25 ANZAC Day (University holiday)
May 30 First semester classes end
Last day to withdraw from semester 1 units
(unit shows on formal academic record with a grade of FN)
June 2 Western Australia Day (Not a University Holiday)
June 2 - 6 Pre-examination study break
June 7 - 21 First semester examinations
June 22 - July 27 Vacation
July 28 Second semester classes commence
July 28 - August 1 First semester deferred / supplementary examinations
August 9 Last day to add a Semester 2 unit
August 15
Last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units
(unit does not show on formal academic record)
August 31 Census date (Semester 2) financial penalty
September 12 Last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units
(unit shows on formal academic record without academic penalty)
September 29 Queen’s Birthday (not a University holiday)
September 29 - October 3 Non-teaching study break
October 31 Second semester classes end
Last day to withdraw from semester 2 units
(unit shows on formal academic record with a grade of FN)
November 3 - 7 Pre-examination study break
November 8 - 22 Second semester examinations
November 23 Summer vacation commences

2015

Last updated: 31 Jan 2012

Date Event
January 6 - 10 2014 Second Semester deferred/supplementary examinations (Medicine/Dentistry and Podiatry)
January 26 Australia Day (University Holiday)
January 27 - 31 2014 Second Semester deferred/supplementary examinations (all other faculties)
February 23 First semester classes commence
March 2 Labour Day (not a University holiday)
March 7 Last day to add a Semester 1 unit
March 13 Last day to withdraw from Semester 1 units
(unit does not show on formal academic record)
March 31 Census date (Semester 1) financial penalty
April 3 Good Friday (University Holiday)
April 6 Easter Monday (University Holiday)
Aprill 6 - 10 Non-teaching study break

April 17

Last day to withdraw from Semester1 units (unit shows on formal academic record without academic penalty)
April 25 ANZAC Day (Saturday)
May 29 First semester classes end
Last day to withdraw from semester 1 units
(unit shows on formal academic record with a grade of FN)
June 1 Western Australia Day (not a University holiday)
June 1 - 5 Pre-examination study break
June 6 - 20 First semester examinations
June 21 - July 26 Vacation
July 27 Second semester classes commence
July 27 - July 31 First semester deferred / supplementary examinations
August 8 Last day to add a Semester 2 unit
August 14 Last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units
(unit does not show on formal academic record)
August 31 Census date (Semester 2) financial penalty
September 11 Last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units
(unit shows on formal academic record without academic penalty)
September 28 Queen’s Birthday (not a University holiday)
September 28 - October 2 Non-teaching study break
October 30 Second semester classes end
Last day to withdraw from semester 2 units
(unit shows on formal academic record with a grade of FN)
November 2 - 6 Pre-examination study break
November 7 - 21 Second semester examinations
November 22 Summer vacation commences

2016

The 2016 important dates calendar is currently under development. Academic Council has set some dates available at the University Governance website.