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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 2 2021

All prospective students
Experience Based Entry
Recommended day to submit your documents by.
19 Jul 21
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
04 Aug 21
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm)
06 Aug 21

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

Note Applicants with a previous course exclusion must apply for admission at least one month before the commencement of the relevant teaching period.

Postgraduate

Study in Semester 2 2021

Postgraduate by coursework
Direct applications
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
04 Aug 21
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm).
06 Aug 21
Postgraduate by research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applications can be submitted all year round.
Integrated PhD
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
16 Jul 21
Masters by Research
Recommended day (midnight) to submit a completed application by (including unsubmitted documents).
16 Jul 21
Accept your offer
Last day to accept an offer (4pm) - excludes PhD applicants.
06 Aug 21

International

Study in Semester 2 2021

  Prospective students living in Australia (or commencing study online) Recommended dates
Non-student Visa holders Submit a completed application. 04 Aug 21
Accept your offer. 06 Aug 21
Student Visa holders Submit a completed application. 09 Jul 21
Accept your offer, provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 16 Jul 21
  Prospective students living overseas Recommended dates
Supporting evidence required* Submit a completed application. 11 Jun 21
Accept your offer, provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 18 Jun 21
No supporting evidence required Submit a completed application. 25 Jun 21
Accept your offer and provide documentation on student financial declaration and evidence of payment. 02 Jul 21

Note 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 2 2021
Orientation begins 19 Jul 21
Lectures commence 26 Jul 21
Mid-semester break 27 Sep 21
Exam period begins 08 Nov 21
Semester ends 19 Nov 21
Semester 1 2022
Orientation begins 14 Feb 22
Lectures commence 21 Feb 22
Mid-semester break 11 Apr 22
Exam period begins 06 Jun 22
Semester ends 17 Jun 22

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.