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

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

Undergraduate

Study in Semester 1 2020

Students with an ATAR
Experience Based Entry - December round
Recommended day to submit your documents for guaranteed consideration.
29 Nov 19
Experience Based Entry - January round
Recommended day to submit your documents for guaranteed consideration.
08 Jan 20
TISC applications - December round
TISC website publishes results and ECU emails offers to you.
23 Dec 19
TISC applications - January round
TISC website publishes results and ECU emails offers to you.
16 Jan 20
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm)
06 Mar 20
All prospective students
Experience-based entry applications
Recommended day to submit your documents by.
17 Feb 20
Recommended day (midnight) to submit documents where special consideration is required.19 Feb 20
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
04 Mar 20
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm)
06 Mar 20
Resume a course
Last day to apply to return to a previously studied course (5pm)
19 Feb 20

WAAPA applicants: you may have other important dates if your course requires an interview, folio or audition.

Postgraduate

Study in Semester 1 2020

Postgraduate by coursework
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
04 Mar 20
Master of Nutrition and Dietetics
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
05 Feb 20
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm).
06 Mar 20
Postgraduate by research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applications can be submitted all year round.
Professional Doctorates
Recommended day to submit a completed application by.
04 Mar 20
Integrated PhD
Recommended day to submit a completed application by.
14 Feb 20
Masters by Research
Recommended day to submit a completed application by.
14 Feb 20
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm) - excludes PhD applicants.
06 Mar 20

International

Study in Semester 1 2020

Prospective students living in Australia Recommended dates
Non-student Visa holders
Submit a completed application.
04 Mar 20
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 06 Mar 20
Student Visa holders
Submit a completed application.
07 Feb 20
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 14 Feb 20
Prospective students living overseas Recommended dates
Supporting evidence required*
Submit a completed application.
10 Jan 20
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 17 Jan 20
No supporting evidence required
Submit a completed application.
24 Jan 20
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 31 Jan 20

*Before visa lodgement, please use the document checklist tool on the Department of Home Affairs 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.

University dates

Semester 1 2020
Orientation week begins 10 Feb 20
Lectures commence 24 Feb 20
Mid-semester break 13 Apr 20
Exam period begins 08 Jun 20
Semester ends 22 Jun 20
Semester 2 2020
Orientation week begins 13 Jul 20
Lectures commence 27 Jul 20
Mid-semester break 28 Sep 20
Exam period begins 09 Nov 20
Semester ends 23 Nov 20

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.