Trimester dates, application and course withdrawal deadlines.
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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
A limited selection of courses is offered outside Trimesters One and Two. Courses offered in Trimester Three have various start and end dates. Most run during the period called ‘Summer School’ which is a defined six-week period of teaching during January and February.
Application key dates
Apply now to study in 2014, applications are now open to study in Trimester Two and Trimester Three.
For course planning advice, contact Student Recruitment, Admission and Orientation.
- Applications for Trimester Two courses and programmes are due by 21 June 2014.
- Applications for Trimester Three courses and programmes are due by 1 November 2014.
The Faculty of Education has different application and start dates for some courses and programmes. Visit the Faculty of Education website for further information.
Withdrawing from courses’ deadlines
Visit course additions, withdrawals and refunds for more information about dates for withdrawing from courses.
2014 Important dates and deadlines
Closing date for Round 1 applications for doctoral admission and doctoral scholarships.
Application deadline to have a qualification awarded at the May graduation ceremonies.
|Mon 3||Trimester One begins.|
No addition of Trimester One courses after this date for students who are already enrolled.
After this date students giving notice of withdrawal from a Trimester One or full-year course will not receive a refund of tuition fees.
Enrolment applications open for Trimester Two and Trimester Three 2014.
|Tue 1||Halls of Residence applications open for Trimester Two.|
|Fri 18||Good Friday (University closed).
Mid-trimester break begins.
Easter Monday (University closed).
|Tue 22||University closed.|
|Fri 25||Anzac Day.|
|Mon 5||Trimester One resumes.|
|Tue 13||Graduation ceremony at the Michael Fowler Centre. Faculties to be confirmed.|
|Wed 14||Graduation ceremonies at the Michael Fowler Centre. Faculties to be confirmed.|
|Thu 15||Graduation ceremonies at the Michael Fowler Centre. Faculties to be confirmed.|
|Fri 16||After this date the Associate Dean’s approval is required for withdrawals from Trimester One courses.|
|Mon 2||Queen’s Birthday (University closed).|
|Fri 6||Trimester One teaching period ends.|
|Mon 9||Mid-year study period begins.|
|Fri 13||Mid-year examinations begin.|
|Sat 21||Applications for Trimester Two courses and programmes are due.|
|Tue 1||Closing date for Round 2 applications for doctoral admission and doctoral scholarships.|
Mid-year examinations end.
Trimester One ends.
|Thu 3||Mid-year break begins.|
|Wed 9||International Students' Orientation begins; runs to 10 July inclusive.|
|Fri 11||Deadline for payment of fees for Trimester Two courses; students must be fully enrolled by this date.|
|Mon 14||Trimester Two begins.|
No addition of Trimester Two courses after this date for students who are already enrolled.
Students giving notice of withdrawal from a Trimester Two course after this date will not receive a refund of tuition fees.
|Fri 1||Halls of Residence applications open for 2015.|
|Fri 22||After this date the Associate Dean's approval is required for withdrawal from full-year courses.|
|Mon 25||Mid-trimester break begins.|
|Mon 1||Application deadline for advance graduation (to have a qualification awarded at the December graduation ceremonies).|
|Mon 8||Trimester Two resumes.|
|Fri 26||After this date the Associate Dean’s approval is required for withdrawal from Trimester Two courses.|
Application deadline to have a qualification awarded at the December graduation ceremonies.
Enrolment opens for 2015.
Halls of Residence applications close for 2015.
|Fri 17||Trimester Two and full-year teaching period ends.|
|Mon 20||End-of-year study period begins.|
|Fri 24||End-of-year examinations begin.|
|Mon 27||Labour Day (University closed).|
Closing date for Round Three applications for doctoral admission and doctoral scholarships.
Applications for Trimester Three courses and programmes are due.
|Thu 13||International Students' Orientation begins; runs for two days.|
|Sat 15||End-of-year examinations end.|
|Sun 16||Trimester Two ends.|
|Mon 17||Trimester Three begins (limited selection of courses).|
Applications due for:
|Wed 10||Graduation ceremony at the Michael Fowler Centre. Faculties to be confirmed.|
|Thu 11||Graduation ceremony at the Michael Fowler Centre. Faculties to be confirmed.|
|Fri 19||Graduate Diploma of Teaching programmes end.|
Christmas – New Year break begins. University closed (until 4 January).
Mid-trimester break begins (November—February courses).