Principal dates 2006

This section outlines important dates of which you must be aware. Consider highlighting those dates which apply to you for easy reference. The principal dates also include university holidays for the various campuses.

Principal dates vary according to campus:

All Australian campuses

Dates for all faculties* on all Australian campuses.

*Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery students see also 'Exceptions and additional dates' below.

December 2005
01 Thur Semester two results released
21 Wed University closes
January 2006
03 Tues University reopens
09 Mon Semester one 'Enrolment details and fee statement' despatched to all enrolled students
15 Sun Census date for teaching periods: summer semester B (SSB-01) and summer A - semester 1 (SS-S1-01)
23 Mon Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations commence

Enrolment of postgraduate students begins

Enrolment of first-year undergraduate students (VTAC) - first round begins
26 Thur Australia Day (university closed)
27 Fri Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations conclude

Enrolment of first-year undergraduate students (VTAC) - first round ends
February
09 Thur Enrolment of first-year undergraduate students (VTAC) - second round
10 Fri Enrolment of first-year undergraduate students (VTAC) - second round

Semester one fees due. Students who have not received their 'Enrolment details and fee statement' should contact their faculty to check their enrolment status

Last day to add semester one or full-year off-campus learning units without risk of late enrolment penalty
13 Mon Registration for international students - Caulfield and Clayton campuses
14 Tues Registration for international students - Caulfield, Clayton, Berwick and Peninsula campuses
15 Wed Census date for teaching periods: term 1 (T1-57) and trimester 1 (T1-58)

Registration for international students - Caulfield, Clayton, Parkville and Gippsland
19 Sun Transition information session for school-leaver students from all campuses - Clayton campus
19 Sun - 24 Fri Orientation at Gippsland campus

Orientation at Berwick, Clayton and Peninsula campuses
20 Mon Enrolment of first-year undergraduate students (VTAC) - third round (all campuses)

Transition information session for all non-school-leaver (mature-age) students - Caulfield campus
20 Mon - 22 Wed Orientation at Parkville campus (first-year Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry students will follow the Orientation program for the Faculty of Science at Clayton campus)
22 Wed - 24 Fri Orientation at Caulfield campus
27 Mon Semester one teaching period commences
March
10 Fri Last day to add semester one or full-year on-campus units without risk of late enrolment penalty
22 Wed - 24 Fri
28 Tues
Clubs and Societies days for returning students - Clayton campus
27 Mon Student Survival Week commences (Australian campuses only)
31 Fri Census date for teaching periods: semester one (S1-01) and semester one (extended) (S1-32)

Last day to discontinue semester one units without 'discontinued' showing on academic record

Last day to discontinue semester one units without incurring fees relevant for semester one

Last day to discontinue all studies by candidates enrolled in coursework programs and in single units to qualify for a full refund of the student course fee relevant to semester one
April
14 Fri Good Friday (university closed). Mid-semester vacation begins
17 Mon Easter Monday (university closed)
18 Tues Easter Tuesday (university closed)
19 Wed Semester one 'Commonwealth assistance notice' forwarded to Commonwealth-supported and/or assisted students
21 Fri Last day of mid-semester vacation
25 Tues Anzac Day (university closed)
30 Sun Census date for teaching periods: full-year (FY-01), full-year - extended (FY-32) and term 2 (T2-57)
May
01 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'
03 Wed Last day for lodging disputed 'Commonwealth assistance notice' for semester one
June
02 Fri Semester one ends
05 Mon Semester one examination period begins
19 Mon Semester two 'Enrolment details and fee statement' despatched to all students
30 Fri Semester one examination period ends

Last day to add semester two off-campus learning unit without risk of late enrolment penalty

Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester two 2006

Census date for teaching periods: trimester 2 (T2-58) and winter (WS-01)
July
03 Mon Mid-year enrolments begin
07 Fri Mid-year enrolments end

Semester two fees due. Students who have not received their 'Enrolment details and fee statement' should contact their faculty to check their enrolment status
17 Mon Semester two teaching period commences
28 Fri Last day to add semester two on-campus unit without risk of late enrolment penalty
August
14 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two units without 'discontinued' on academic record
31 Wed Last to discontinue all studies by candidates enrolled in coursework 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 fees

Census date for teaching periods: semester two (S2-01), semester two - extended (S2-32) and term 3 (T3-57)
September
18 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two units with 'discontinued' showing on the academic record. Semester two units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'
20 Wed Semester two 'Commonwealth assistance notice' forwarded to Commonwealth-supported and/or assisted students
25 Mon Mid-semester vacation begins
29 Fri Last day of mid-semester vacation
30 Sat Census date for teaching periods: Start semester two - finish semester one (S2-S1-01), start semester two - finish summer (S2-SS-01) and trimester 3 (T3-58)
October
04 Wed Last day for lodging disputed 'Commonwealth assistance notices' for semester two
09 Mon 2007 Re-enrolment commences for coursework award students.
20 Fri Semester two ends
23 Fri Semester two examination period begins
31 Tues Last day for submission of applications for postgraduate research scholarships

Census date for teaching period: term 4 (T4-57)
November
17 Fri Semester two examination period ends
30 Thur Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester one 2007

Census date for teaching period: summer A (SSA-02)
December
23 Fri University closes

Exceptions and additional dates for Australian campuses

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

The dates of semesters and terms for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery 2006 are a follows:

First year Students will follow the normal university calendar
Second year Semester one: 27 February to 9 June
Semester two: 17 July to 27 October
Third year Semester one: 6 February to 16 June
Mid-year break: 19 June to 14 July
Semester two: 17 July to 17 November
Fourth year Semester one: 6 February to 16 June
Mid-year break: 19 June to 14 July
Semester two: 17 July to 17 November
Study break: 20 November to 23 November
Fifth year 23 January to 10 November
Seven six-week rotations (including one vacation rotation)

Victorian College of Pharmacy (Parkville campus)

Due to the impact of the Commonwealth Games in the Parkville area, the dates for semester one 2006 for all students enrolled in the Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Formulation Science and Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry (second and third year) will be as follows:

First year
20 Mon - 23 Wed February Orientation week days
23 Thur February All lectures and practical classes commence
Second, third and fourth year (returning students)
22 Wed February
(during orientation week)
All lectures and practical classes commence
All year levels
13 Mon - 24 Fri March Parkville campus will be closed for a mid-semester two-week break during the Commonwealth Games
27 Mon March Classes resume for all students following the mid-semester break
19 Wed - 21 Fri April Students are required to attend classes during the normal university Easter break on these dates
05 Mon - 09 Fri June SWOT VAC - one week of study leave. No examinations scheduled
12 Mon - 23 Fri June Examinations scheduled during week two and three
17 Mon July Semester two resumes

Normal examination and mid-semester date breaks apply

Monash University Malaysia

Note those entries marked with and asterisk (*) are subject to change.

December 2005
01 Thur Semester two results released
30 Fri Last day for application for admission for February 2006 intake (for international students currently not studying in Malaysia)
January 2006
01 Sun Public holiday - New Year's Day
02 Mon Replacement of public holiday
10 Tues Public holiday - Hari Raya Qurban*
13 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
23 Mon Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations commence
27 Fri Supplementary and special (deferred) examinations conclude
29 Sun Public holiday - Chinese New Year*
30 Mon Public holiday - Chinese New Year*
31 Tues Public holiday - Awal Muharam*
February
01 Wed Replacement of public holiday
03 Fri Last day for application for admission for February 2006 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
13 Mon Registration for international students - Caulfield and Clayton campuses
14 Tues Registration for international students - Caulfield, Clayton, Berwick and Peninsula campuses
15 Wed Census date for teaching periods: term 1 (T1-57) and trimester 1 (T1-58)

Registration for international students - Caulfield, Clayton, Parkville and Gippsland
19 Sun Transition information session for school-leaver students from all campuses - Clayton campus
19 Sun - 24 Fri Orientation at Gippsland campus

Orientation at Berwick, Clayton and Peninsula campuses
20 Mon Enrolment of first-year undergraduate students (VTAC) - third round (all campuses)

Transition information session for all non-school-leaver (mature-age) students - Caulfield campus
20 Mon - 22 Wed Orientation at Parkville campus (first-year Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry students will follow the Orientation program for the Faculty of Science at Clayton campus)
22 Wed - 24 Fri Orientation at Caulfield campus
27 Mon Semester one teaching period commences
March
10 Fri Last day to add semester one or full-year on-campus units without risk of late enrolment penalty
22 Wed - 24 Fri
28 Tues
Clubs and Societies days for returning students - Clayton campus
27 Mon Student Survival Week commences (Australian campuses only)
31 Fri Census date for teaching periods: semester one (S1-01) and semester one (extended) (S1-32)

Last day to discontinue semester one units without 'discontinued' showing on academic record

Last day to discontinue semester one units without incurring fees relevant for semester one

Last day to discontinue all studies by candidates enrolled in coursework programs and in single units to qualify for a full refund of the student course fee relevant to semester one
April
14 Fri Good Friday (university closed). Mid-semester vacation begins
17 Mon Easter Monday (university closed)
18 Tues Easter Tuesday (university closed)
19 Wed Semester one 'Commonwealth assistance notice' forwarded to Commonwealth-supported and/or assisted students
21 Fri Last day of mid-semester vacation
25 Tues Anzac Day (university closed)
30 Sun Census date for teaching periods: full-year (FY-01), full-year - extended (FY-32) and term 2 (T2-57)
May
01 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'
03 Wed Last day for lodging disputed 'Commonwealth assistance notice' for semester one
June
02 Fri Semester one ends
05 Mon Semester one examination period begins
19 Mon Semester two 'Enrolment details and fee statement' despatched to all students
30 Fri Semester one examination period ends

Last day to add semester two off-campus learning unit without risk of late enrolment penalty

Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester two 2006

Census date for teaching periods: trimester 2 (T2-58) and winter (WS-01)
July
03 Mon Mid-year enrolments begin
07 Fri Mid-year enrolments end

Semester two fees due. Students who have not received their 'Enrolment details and fee statement' should contact their faculty to check their enrolment status
17 Mon Semester two teaching period commences
28 Fri Last day to add semester two on-campus unit without risk of late enrolment penalty
August
14 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two units without 'discontinued' on academic record
31 Wed Last to discontinue all studies by candidates enrolled in coursework 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 fees

Census date for teaching periods: semester two (S2-01), semester two - extended (S2-32) and term 3 (T3-57)
September
18 Mon Last day to discontinue semester two units with 'discontinued' showing on the academic record. Semester two units discontinued after this date will show as a 'fail'
20 Wed Semester two 'Commonwealth assistance notice' forwarded to Commonwealth-supported and/or assisted students
25 Mon Mid-semester vacation begins
29 Fri Last day of mid-semester vacation
30 Sat Census date for teaching periods: Start semester two - finish semester one (S2-S1-01), start semester two - finish summer (S2-SS-01) and trimester 3 (T3-58)
October
04 Wed Last day for lodging disputed 'Commonwealth assistance notices' for semester two
09 Mon 2007 Re-enrolment commences for coursework award students.
20 Fri Semester two ends
23 Fri Semester two examination period begins
31 Tues Last day for submission of applications for postgraduate research scholarships

Census date for teaching period: term 4 (T4-57)
November
17 Fri Semester two examination period ends
30 Thur Last day for submission of applications to graduate in semester one 2007

Census date for teaching period: summer A (SSA-02)
December
23 Fri University closes
25 Sun Public holiday - Christmas

IIE MSA (South Africa)

To be advised.

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