Key dates

Trimester dates, application and course withdrawal deadlines.

View the list of events for current students at Victoria.

Study in 2018

For course advice or to find out more about your 2018 study options, contact the Student Recruitment and Orientation team or phone 0800 VICTORIA (842 867).

You can apply to study in Trimester 3:

  • Trimester 3 applications are due 1 November 2018

Enrolments for 2019 study open on 1 October 2018.

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Some limited entry, postgraduate and Teacher Education programmes may have different application dates. If you're unsure, contact your Faculty.

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 2018

September 2018

DateDeadline
Mon 10 Trimester 2 resumes.
Fri 28 After this date, the Associate Dean’s approval is required for withdrawal from Trimester 2 courses.

October 2018

Date Deadline
Mon 1 Application deadline to have a qualification awarded at the December graduation ceremonies.
Fri 19 Trimester 2 and full-year teaching period ends.
Mon 22 Labour Day (University closed).
Tue 23 End-of-year study period begins.
Fri 26 Trimester 2 and end-of-year examinations begin.

November 2018

Date Deadline
Thu 1 Applications due for courses and programmes starting in Trimester 3.
Thu 1 Discretionary Entrance for Trimester 3 courses.
Thu 1 Closing date for Round Three applications for doctoral admission and doctoral scholarships.
Thu 1 Closing date for Victoria Graduate Awards and Master's-by-Thesis scholarships.
Tue 13 International Students’ Orientation begins; runs for two days.
Fri 16 Online enrolment closes for Trimester 3.
Sat 17 Trimester 2 and end-of-year examinations end.
Sun 18 Trimester 2 ends.
Mon 19 Trimester 3 begins.
Fri 23 No addition of Trimester 3 November–December 2018 courses.
Fri 30 No addition of Trimester 3 November 2018–February 2019 courses.
Thu 29 Grade entry deadline for Trimester 2 and full-year courses (except Law).

December 2018

Date Deadline
Tue 4 Grade entry deadline for Trimester 2 and full-year Law courses.
Wed 12 After this date, Associate Dean approval is required to withdraw from Trimester 3 November–December 2018 courses.
Wed 12 Graduation ceremony at the Michael Fowler Centre.
Thu 13 Graduation ceremonies at the Michael Fowler Centre.
Fri 14 Graduation ceremony at Te Herenga Waka marae.
Thu 21 Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Master of Teaching and Learning programmes end.
Mon 24 Christmas–New Year break begins. University closed (until 6 January 2019 inclusive).
Mon 24 Mid-trimester break begins (November–February courses).