Trimester dates, application and course withdrawal deadlines.
View the list of events for current students at Victoria.
Victoria’s academic year is divided into three trimesters:
- Trimester One (1/3): March–July
- Trimester Two (2/3): July–November
- Trimester Three (3/3): November–February
Study in 2017
Applications are open to study in 2017—apply by 10 January 2017 (limited entry programmes by 10 December 2016).
If you need course advice, book a course planning session or call us on 0800 VICTORIA (842 867).
Withdrawing from courses’ deadlines
Visit course additions, withdrawals and refunds for more information about dates for withdrawing from courses.
Important dates and deadlines 2017
|Mon 9||University re-opens.|
|Mon 9||Trimester Three resumes.|
|Tue 10||Applications due for 2017 courses and programmes other than those that closed 10 December (or other specific date). Applications received after this date may be waitlisted.|
|Tue 10||Admission and enrolment documentation deadline for new students.|
|Fri 13||No addition of Trimester Three January–February courses after this date.|
|Fri 13||Grade entry deadline for Trimester Three courses ending in December.|
|Mon 23||Wellington Anniversary observed (University closed).|
|Tues 24||Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Master of Teaching and Learning programmes begin.|
|Fri 27||After this date, the Associate Dean’s approval is required for withdrawal from a Trimester Three November–February course.|
|Mon 6||Waitangi Day (University closed).|
|Wed 8||After this date, the Associate Dean’s approval is required for withdrawal from a Trimester Three January–February course.|
|Fri 17||Trimester Three teaching period ends.|
Online enrolment closes for Trimester One.
|Sat 18||Discretionary Entrance applications for 2017 courses and programmes close.|
|Mon 20||Examinations for Trimester Three courses begin.|
|Thu 23||International Students’ Orientation begins; runs to 1 March inclusive.|
|Sat 25||Trimester Three examinations end.|
|Mon 27||New Students’ Orientation begins; runs to Friday 3 March inclusive.|
|Wed 1||Closing date for Round One applications for doctoral admission and doctoral scholarships.|
|Wed 1||Application deadline to have qualification awarded at the May graduation ceremonies.|
|Fri 3||Grade entry deadline for Trimester Three courses ending in February.|
Deadline for payment of fees; students must be fully enrolled by this date.
|Mon 6||Trimester One begins.|
|Fri 17||No addition of Trimester One or full-year courses after this date.|
|Fri 17||After this date, students giving notice of withdrawal from a Trimester One or full-year course will not receive a refund of tuition fees.|
|Sat 1||Hall-of-residence applications open for Trimester Two.|
|Fri 14||Good Friday (University closed).|
|Fri 14||Mid-trimester break begins.|
Easter Monday (University closed).
|Tue 18||University closed.|
|Tue 25||Anzac Day.|
|Mon 1||Trimester One lectures resume.|
|Tue 16||Graduation ceremonies at the Michael Fowler Centre.|
|Wed 17||Graduation ceremonies at the Michael Fowler Centre.|
Graduation ceremonies at the Michael Fowler Centre.
|Fri 19||The Associate Dean’s approval is required for withdrawals from Trimester One courses after this date.|
|Mon 5||Queen’s Birthday (University closed).|
|Fri 9||Trimester One teaching period ends.|
|Mon 12||Mid-year study period begins.|
|Fri 16||Mid-year examinations begin.|
|Wed 21||Applications due for courses and programmes starting Trimester Two. Applications received after this date may be waitlisted.|
|Sat 1||Online enrolment closes for Trimester Two.|
|Sat 1||Closing date for Round Two applications for doctoral admission and doctoral scholarships.|
|Wed 5||Mid-year examinations end.|
|Wed 5||Trimester One ends.|
|Thu 6||Mid-year break begins.|
|Mon 10||International Students’ Orientation begins; runs to 13 July inclusive.|
|Wed 12||Grade entry deadline for mid-year results.|
|Fri 14||Deadline for payment of fees for Trimester Two courses; students must be fully enrolled by this date.|
|Fri 14||New Students’ Orientation for students starting in Trimester Two.|
|Mon 17||Trimester Two begins.|
|Fri 28||No addition of Trimester Two courses after this date.|
|Fri 28||Students giving notice of withdrawal from a Trimester Two course after this date will not receive a refund of tuition fees.|
|Tue 1||Hall-of-residence applications open for 2018.|
|Fri 25||After this date, the Associate Dean’s approval is required for withdrawal from full-year courses.|
|Mon 28||Mid-trimester break begins.|
|Fri 1||Study at Victoria Open Day.|
|Mon 11||Trimester Two resumes.|
|Fri 29||After this date, the Associate Dean’s approval is required for withdrawal from Trimester Two courses.|
|Sun 1||Application deadline to have a qualification awarded at the December graduation ceremonies.|
|Sun 1||Hall-of-residence applications close for 2018 (Trimester One and full-year placements for domestic students only).|
|Sun 1||Enrolment opens for 2018.|
|Fri 20||Trimester Two and full-year teaching period ends.|
|Mon 23||Labour Day (University closed).|
|Tue 24||End-of-year study period begins.|
|Fri 27||End-of-year examinations begin.|
|Wed 1||Closing date for Round Three applications for doctoral admission and doctoral scholarships.|
|Wed 1||Closing date for Victoria Graduate Awards and Master’s-by-Thesis scholarships.|
|Wed 1||Discretionary Entrance for Trimester Three courses.|
due for courses and programmes starting in Trimester Three. Applications
received after this date may be waitlisted. |
Online enrolment closes for Trimester Three.
|Tue 14||International Students’ Orientation begins; runs for two days.|
|Sat 18||End-of-year examinations end.|
|Sun 19||Trimester Two ends.|
|Mon 20||Trimester Three begins.|
|Wed 29||Grade entry deadline for Trimester Two and full-year courses (except Law).|
|Tue 5||Grade entry deadline for Trimester Two and full-year Law courses.|
|Sun 10||Applications due for most courses and programmes starting 2018 with enrolment limitations, including some distance courses.|
|Wed 13||Graduation ceremony at the Michael Fowler Centre.|
|Thu 14||Graduation ceremonies at the Michael Fowler Centre.|
|Fri 15||Marae graduation.|
|Sun 17||Master of Teaching and Learning programmes end.|
|Sun 17||Graduate Diploma of Teaching programmes end.|
Christmas–New Year break begins. University closed (until 7 January 2018 inclusive, to be confirmed).
Mid-trimester break begins (November–February courses).