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2016 academic calendar

Changes for 2016

From 2016:

  • there will be no make-up classes to replace classes lost through public holidays (classes in lieu of public holidays)
  • SWOTVAC will be three days
  • the exam period will start on the Thursday of the SWOTVAC week.
  • Labour Day celebrations will revert back to the first Monday in May and the Queen's Birthday public holiday on the first Monday in October.

Semester 1

Semester dates

  • 22 February to 3 June

Orientation

  • 22 February to 26 February

Teaching periods

  • 29 February to 25 March
  • 4 April to 3 June

Examination

  • 9 June to 24 June

Public holidays

  • 25 March - Good Friday
  • 28 March - Easter Monday
  • 25 April - Anzac Day
  • 2 May - Labour Day

Semester 2

Semester dates

  • 18 July to 28 October

Orientation

  • 18 July to 22 July

Teaching periods

  • 25 July to 23 September
  • 3 October to 28 October

Examination

  • 3 November to 18 November

Public holidays

  • 8 August - Royal Queensland show (for Caboolture campus only)
  • 10 August - Royal Queensland show (for Brisbane campuses only)
  • 3 October - Queen's Birthday

Summer program

Semester dates

  • 21 November to 17 February 2017

Examination

  • 13 February 2017 to 24 February 2017

Public holidays

  • 25 December - Christmas Day
  • 26 December - Boxing Day
  • 27 December - Christmas Day Holiday (substitute public holiday)
  • 1 January 2017 - New Year's Day
  • 2 January 2017 - New Year's Day Holiday (substitute public holiday)
  • 26 January 2017 - Australia Day