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Important dates

This page has the important dates you should know about - like when your application is due and when orientation and semesters start.

We recommend you apply as soon as possible. It's best to receive an offer as early as possible so you can prepare for orientation and semester start.

Note: We update this page from time to time, so it's a good idea to come back to it.

University dates

Semester 1 2018
Orientation week begins 12 Feb 18
Lectures commence 26 Feb 18
Mid-semester break 16 Apr 18
Exam period begins 11 Jun 18
Semester ends 22 Jun 18
Semester 2 2018
Orientation week begins 16 Jul 18
Lectures commence 30 Jul 18
Mid-semester break 24 Sep 18
Exam period begins 12 Nov 18
Semester ends 23 Nov 18

Application dates

There may be different application opening and closing dates, depending on the course you apply for. Scroll down for details, including courses with early closing dates.

Study in Semester 1 2018

ATAR applicants
Portfolio - Main round
Recommended day to submit your portfolio documents for guaranteed consideration.
23 Nov 17
Portfolio - Second round
Recommended day to submit your portfolio documents for guaranteed consideration.
29 Dec 17
TISC applications - Main round
TISC website publishes results and ECU emails offers to you.
17 Jan 18
TISC applications - Second round
TISC website publishes results and ECU emails offers to you.
31 Jan 18
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm)
9 Mar 18
All applicants
Portfolio applications
Recommended day to submit your portfolio documents by.
21 Feb 18
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
07 Mar 18
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm)
09 Mar 18

Study in Semester 2 2018

All applicants
Portfolio applications
Recommended day to submit your portfolio documents by.
22 Jul 18
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
08 Aug 18
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm)
10 Aug 18

Study in Semester 1 2018

Postgraduate by coursework
Direct applicants
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
07 Mar 18
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm).
09 Mar 18
Postgraduate by research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applications can be submitted all year round.
Professional Doctorates
Recommended day to submit a completed application by.
26 Feb 18
Integrated PhD
Recommended day to submit a completed application by.
26 Feb 18
Masters by Research
Recommended day to submit a completed application by.
26 Feb 18
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm) - excludes PhD applicants.
09 Mar 18

Study in Semester 2 2018

Postgraduate by coursework
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
08 Aug 18
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm).
10 Aug 18
Postgraduate by research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applications can be submitted all year round.
Professional Doctorates
Recommended day to submit a completed application by.
08 Aug 18
Integrated PhD
Recommended day to submit a completed application by.
08 Aug 18
Masters by Research
Recommended day to submit a completed application by.
08 Aug 18
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm) - excludes PhD applicants.
10 Aug 18

Study in Semester 1 2018

Applicants living in Australia Recommended dates
Non-student Visa holders
Submit a completed application.
07 Mar 18
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 09 Mar 18
Student Visa holders
Submit a completed application.
09 Feb 18
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 16 Feb 18
Applicants living overseas Recommended dates
Supporting evidence required*
Submit a completed application.
12 Jan 18
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 19 Jan 18
No supporting evidence required
Submit a completed application.
26 Jan 18
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 02 Feb 18

Study in Semester 2 2018

Applicants living in Australia Recommended dates
Non-student Visa holders
Submit a completed application.
08 Aug 18
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 10 Aug 18
Student Visa holders
Submit a completed application.
13 Jul 18
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 20 Jul 18
Applicants living overseas Recommended dates
Supporting evidence required*
Submit a completed application.
15 Jun 18
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 22 Jun 18
No supporting evidence required
Submit a completed application.
29 Jun 18
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 06 Jul 18

*Before visa lodgement, please use the document checklist tool on the DIBP website to check if you’re required to provide evidence of English and financial capacity, based on your country of passport and education provider.

Scholarship applications

To apply for a scholarship before you apply for a course, check your eligibility on our scholarships page at least one week beforehand.

Early application submissions

The following courses require you to submit an application earlier than other courses. We often choose to stop accepting applications for these courses by the date shown, so don’t miss out.

Talk to us

Everyone’s situation is different. Let’s talk about your options before you apply for a course.



Telephone

Telephone:
134 328 (Aus)
+61 8 6304 0000 (Int)

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