Principal dates 2003

All faculties

The dates below apply to the university as a whole. There are also additional dates for the Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences and the Victorian College of Pharmacy, and the Malaysia and South Africa campuses seperately below.

December (2002)
05 Thur Semester two results release.
January
02 Thur University reopens.
20 Mon Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations commence.
24 Fri Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations conclude.
10 Fri Semester one 'Enrolment details and fee advice' despatched to all enrolled students.
20 Mon Enrolment of postgraduate students begins.
26 Sun Australia Day.
27 Mon Australia Day holiday in lieu (university closed).
28 Tues Enrolment of first-year undergraduates (VTAC) first round begins.
31 Fri Enrolment of first-year undergraduates (VTAC) first round ends.
February
13 Thur - 14 Fri Enrolment of first-year undergraduates (VTAC) second round.
14 Fri Semester one fees due. Students who have not received their 'Enrolment details and fee advice' should contact their faculty to check their enrolment status. Last day to add semester one or full-year off-campus learning units.
21 Fri Enrolment of first-year undergraduates (VTAC) third round (all campuses).
24 Mon Orientation begins at Berwick and Parkville campus.
26 Wed Orientation begins at Caulfield, Clayton, Gippsland and Peninsula.
March
01 Sat - 02 Sun First weekend school for semester one (Gippsland campus).
03 Mon Semester one teaching period commences.
14 Fri Last day to add semester one or full-year on-campus units without risk of $70 late enrolment penalty.
19 Wed Semester one 'Enrolment statement' issued to all students.
31 Mon Semester one HECS census date. Last day to discontinue semester one or full-year units without 'discontinued' showing on academic record. Last day to discontinue semester one or full-year units without incurring HECS or full-fees relevant for semester one. Last day to discontinue all studies by candidates enrolled in diploma, bachelor, graduate diploma, masters preliminary and masters programs and in single units to qualify for a full refund of the student course fee relevant to semester one. Last day to qualify for a 100 per cent refund of student amenities fee relevant to semester one.
April
18 Fri Good Friday (university closed). Mid-semester vacation begins.
21 Mon Easter Monday (university closed).
22 Tue Easter Tuesday (university closed).
23 Wed Semester one 'HECS liability statement' forwarded to HECS- liable students. Semester one 'PELS notice' forwarded to postgraduate local students who have elected to pay part or all of their tuition fee via PELS. Semester one 'BOTPLS notice' forwarded to students who have elected to pay part or all of their tuition fees via BOTPLS.
25 Fri Anzac Day (university closed). Last day of mid-semester vacation.
26 Sat - 27 Sun Second weekend school for semester one (Gippsland campus).
May
05 Mon Last day for discontinuation of semester-one units with 'discontinued' showing on academic record. Semester one units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'.
07 Wed Last day for lodging disputed 'HECS liability notice', 'PELS notice' or 'BOTPLS notice' for semester one.
June
06 Fri Semester one ends.
09 Mon Semester one examination period begins.
13 Fri Semester two 'Enrolment details and fee advice' despatched to all students.
27 Fri Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester two 2003.
July
04 Fri Semester two fees due. Students who have not received their 'Enrolment details and fee advice' should contact their faculty to check their enrolment status. Semester one examination period ends. Last day to add semester two off-campus learning units.
14 Mon Mid-year enrolments begin.
18 Fri Mid-year enrolments end.
19 Sat - 20 Sun First weekend school for semester two (Gippsland campus).
21 Mon Semester two teaching period commences.
August
01 Fri Last day to add semester two on-campus unit without risk of $70 late enrolment penalty.
13 Wed Semester two 'Enrolment statement' despatched to all students.
18 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two unit without 'discontinued' on academic record.
20 Sat - 21 Sun Second weekend school for semester two (Gippsland campus).
29 Fri Last day to discontinue all studies by candidates enrolled in diploma, bachelor, graduate diploma, master preliminary, masters programs and in single units to qualify for a full refund of the student course fee relevant to semester two. Last day to discontinue any semester two unit without incurring HECS or full fees. Last day to qualify for a 100 per cent refund of student amenities fee relevant to semester two.
31 Sun Semester two HECS census date. As the HECS census day falls on a Sunday, all HECS payments and/or documentation must be finalised by Friday 29 August 2003.
September
22 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two or full-year units with 'discontinued' showing on the academic record. Semester two or full-year units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'.
24 Wed Semester two 'HECS liability statement' forwarded to HECS- liable students. Semester two 'PELS notice' forwarded to postgraduate local students who have elected to pay part or all of their tuition fees via PELS. Semester two 'BOTPLS notice' forwarded to students who have elected to pay part or all of their tuition fees via BOTPLS.
29 Mon Mid-semester vacation begins.
October
03 Fri Last day of mid-semester vacation.
08 Wed Last day for lodging disputed 'HECS liability notices', 'PELS notice' or 'BOTPLS notice' for semester two.
24 Fri Semester two ends.
27 Mon Semester two examination period begins.
31 Fri Last day for submission of applications for postgraduate research scholarships.
November
21 Fri Semester two examination period ends.
28 Fri Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester one 2004.
December
19 Fri University closes.

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

The dates of semesters and terms for Bachelor of Medicine and  Bachelor of Surgery 2003 are as follows:

First      year Students will follow the normal university calendar.
Second      year Semester one: Monday 3 March to Friday 13 June.
Semester two: Monday 21 July to Friday 31 October.
Fourth      year Semester one: Monday 3 February to Friday 4 April; Monday 28 April to Friday 20 June.
Semester two: Monday 21 July to Friday 19 September; Monday 6 October to Friday 28 November.
Fifth      year Semester one: Tuesday 28 January to Friday 30 May.
Mid-year term: Monday 23 June to Friday 18 July.
Semester two: Monday 28 July to Friday 28 November.
Sixth      year First term: Tuesday 28 January to Friday 7 March.
Second term: Monday 10 March to Thursday 17 April.
Third term: Tuesday 22 April to Friday 30 May.
Fourth term: Monday 2 June to Friday 11 July.
Fifth term: Monday 14 July to Friday 22 August.
Sixth term: Monday 25 August to Friday 3 October.
Seventh term: Monday 6 October to Friday 14 November.

Victorian College of Pharmacy

February
24 Mon Orientation week commences; compulsory attendance for first-year students.
March
03 Mon Semester one begins (second, third and fourth-year students).
19 Wed Opening address and prize presentation.
April
07 Mon Pharmacy registration (written) examination.
May
19 Mon Pharmacy registration (oral) examination begins.
21 Wed Pharmacy registration (oral) examination ends.
June
06 Fri Semester one ends.
16 Mon Mid-year examinations (all years) begin.
27 Fri Mid-year examinations (all years) end.
July
21 Mon Semester two begins
September
08 Mon Non-teaching period begins (third year only). Pharmacy registration (written) examination.
12 Fri Non-teaching period ends (third year only).
29 Mon Non-teaching period begins.
October
06 Mon Lectures resume after non-teaching period.
22 Wed Pharmacy registration (oral) examination begins.
24 Fri Semester two ends.
31 Fri Pharmacy registration (oral) examination ends.
November
03 Mon Annual examinations (all years) begin.
14 Fri Annual examinations (all years) end.

Monash University Malaysia

December (2002)
30 Mon Last day for application for admission for February 2003 intake (for international students currently not studying in Malaysia).
January
01 Wed Public holiday New Year's Day.
17 Fri Last day for international students (currently not studying in Malaysia and without a valid student pass) commencing in semester one (February) to accept an offer of admission.
19 Sun Public holiday Thaipusam.
20 Mon Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations commence.
24 Fri Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations conclude.
February
01 Sat - 02 Sun Public holidays Chinese New Year.
07 Fri Last day for application for admission for February 2003 intake (for Malaysian students and international students currently studying in Malaysia with a valid student pass), after which a late processing fee of RM100 applies.
12 Wed Public holiday Hari Raya Qurban*.
21 Fri Last day for Malaysian students and international students (currently studying in Malaysia with a valid student pass) commencing in semester one (February) to accept an offer of admission, after which a late processing fee of RM200 applies. Last day for Malaysian students and international students (currently studying in Malaysia with a valid student pass) commencing in semester one (February) to apply for advanced standing.
24 Mon Orientation week commences (all new students).
25 Tue Course briefing (BBusCom, BBusCom/BBIT).
26 Wed Course briefing (Engineering, Science and Communication).
27 Thu Course briefing (BCompSc, BBIT, BBusCom/BBIT [optional]).
March
03 Mon Semester one teaching period commences.
04 Tue Public holiday - Maal Hijrah
07 Fri Last day to pay all fees relevant to semester one, after which a late payment penalty of RM100 and a penalty of RM100 for every month of non-payment thereafter apply. Last day to submit a late application for admission for February 2003 intake (RM100 late processing fee applies) by Malaysian students and international students currently studying in Malaysia with a valid student pass.
14 Fri Last day to add semester one or full-year unit without risk of RM70 late penalty.
19 Wed Semester one 'Enrolment statement' issued to all new and continuing students.
31 Mon Last day to discontinue semester one or full-year units without 'discontinued' showing on the academic record. Last day for discontinuation of any semester one unit or all studies in order to qualify for a partial refund of fees relevant to semester one.
April
21 Mon Mid-semester break begins.
25 Fri Last day of mid-semester break.
May
01 Thur Public holiday Labour Day
05 Mon Last day for discontinuation of semester one units with 'discontinued' showing on academic record. Semester one units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'.
14 Wed Public holiday Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
15 Thur Public holiday Wesak Day
19 Mon Last day for application for admission for July 2003 intake (for international students currently not studying in Malaysia).
June
06 Fri Semester one ends. Last day for international students (currently not studying in Malaysia) commencing in semester two (July) to accept offer of admission.
7 Sat Public holiday King's Birthday
09 Mon Semester one examination period begins.
27 Fri Last day for application for admission for July 2003 intake (for Malaysian students and international students currently studying in Malaysia with a valid student pass), after which a late processing fee of RM100 applies.
30 Mon Last day for submission of applications to graduate in 2003 KL, Singapore, Hong Kong ceremonies or in semester two 2003 Australia ceremonies, including the international ceremony in December 2003.
July
04 Fri Semester one examination period ends.
11 Fri Last day for Malaysian students and international students (currently studying in Malaysia with a valid student pass) commencing in semester two (July) to accept offer of admission, after which a late processing fee of RM200 applies. Last day for Malaysian students and international students (currently studying in Malaysia) commencing in semester two (July) to apply for advanced standing.
14 Mon Orientation week commences (all new students).
15 Tue Course briefing (BBusCom, BBusCom/BBIT).
16 Wed Course briefing (Engineering, Science and Communication).
17 Thu Course briefing (BCompSc, BBIT, BBusCom/BBIT [optional]).
21 Mon Semester two teaching period commences.
25 Fri Last day to pay all fees relevant to semester two, after which a late payment penalty of RM100 and a penalty of RM100 for every month of non-payment thereafter apply. Last day to submit a late application for admission for July 2003 intake (RM100 late processing fee applies) by Malaysian students and international students currently studying in Malaysia and have a valid student pass.
August
01 Fri Last day to add semester two unit without risk of RM70 late penalty.
13 Wed Semester two 'Enrolment statement' issued to all new and continuing students.
15 Fri Last day for discontinuation of any semester two unit or all studies in order to qualify for a partial refund of fees relevant to semester two.
18 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two unit without 'discontinued' showing on academic record.
31 Sun Public holiday National Day.
September
22 Mon Last day for discontinuation of semester two units with 'discontinued' showing on academic record. Semester two or full- year units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'.
29 Mon Mid-semester break begins.
October
3 Fri Last day of mid-semester break.
24 Fri Semester two ends. Public holiday Deepavali*
27 Mon Semester two examination period begins.
November
12 Wed Public holiday Nuzul Al-Quran
21 Fri Semester two examination period ends.
25 Tue - 26 Wed Public holidays Hari Raya Puasa*
28 Fri Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester one 2004 Australia ceremonies.
December
13 Sat Public holiday Hari Keputeraan Sultan Selangor.
25 Thur Public holiday Christmas.

* SUBJECT TO CHANGE

IIE MSA (South Africa)

January
29 Wed Enrolment of first-year undergraduate students.
February
25 Tues Orientation begins.
28 Fri Semester one fees due.
March
03 Mon Semester one begins.
14 Fri Last day to add semester one or full-year units without risk of financial penalty.
19 Wed Semester one 'Enrolment statement' issued to all new and continuing students.
21 Fri Human Rights Day (university closed).
31 Mon Last day to discontinue semester one or full-year units without 'discontinued' showing on the academic record.
Last day to discontinue semester one or full-year units without incurring liability for fees relevant to semester one.
Last day to discontinue all studies to qualify for a full refund of the student course fee relevant to semester one.
April
18 Fri Good Friday (university closed). Mid-semester vacation begins.
25 Fri Last day of mid-semester vacation.
27 Sun Freedom Day
28 Mon Public holiday (university closed).
May
01 Thurs Workers day (university closed).
05 Mon Last day for discontinuation of semester one units with 'discontinued' showing on the academic record. Semester one units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'.
June
06 Fri Semester one ends.
09 Mon Semester one examination period begins.
16 Mon Youth Day (university closed).
30 Mon Semester two fees due for continuing students.
July
04 Fri Semester one examination period ends.
14 Mon Mid-year enrolment begins.
21 Mon Semester two begins.
August
01 Fri Last day to add semester two unit without risk of financial penalty.
13 Wed Semester two 'Enrolment statement' despatched to all new and continuing students.
18 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two units without 'discontinued' showing on the academic record.
29 Fri Last day to discontinue all studies to qualify for a full refund of the student course fee relevant to semester two. Last day to discontinue semester two units without incurring liability for fees relevant to semester two.
September
22 Mon Last day to discontinue any semester two or full-year units with 'discontinued' showing on the academic record. Semester two or full-year units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'.
24 Wed Heritage Day (university closed).
29 Mon Mid-semester vacation begins.
October
03 Fri Mid-semester vacation ends.
24 Fri Semester two ends.
27 Mon Semester two examination period begins.
November
21 Fri Semester two examination period ends.
December
16 Tues Day of Reconciliation (university closed).
25 Thur Christmas Day (university closed).
26 Fri Day of Goodwill (university closed).

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