Important Dates

Academic program - Semester dates

Intake Start Date Census Date* End Date
Semester 1 Tue 27 February Fri 29 March Fri 24 May
Semester 2 Tue 11 June Fri 12 July Fri 6 September
Semester 3 Mon 23 September Fri 25 October Fri 20 December

* Census date: The last day to withdraw from a semester without academic penalty. 

Welcome Week (Welcome Back Week*)

  • Semester 1: 27 February - 1 March 2024
  • Semester 2: 11 - 14 June 2024
  • Semester 3: 23 - 27 September 2024  

* Welcome Back Week is mandatory for continuing UTS Foundation Studies students

UTS College holiday period

The UTS College holiday period for diploma and UTS Foundation Studies is from Saturday 21 December 2023 to Sunday 26 February 2024.
Classes start on 4 March 2024.

Intake Start Date Census Date* End Date
Semester 1 Mon 24 February Fri 28 March Fri 23 May
Semester 2 Tue 10 June Fri 11 July Fri 5 September
Semester 3 Mon 22 September Fri 24 October Fri 19 December

* Census date: The last day to withdraw from a semester without academic penalty. 

O-Week (Welcome Back Week*)

  • Semester 1: 24 - 28 February 2025
  • Semester 2: 10 - 13 June 2025
  • Semester 3: 22 - 26 September 2025

* Welcome Back Week is mandatory for continuing UTS Foundation Studies students.

UTS College holiday period

The UTS College holiday period for diploma and UTS Foundation Studies is from Saturday 20 December 2024 to Sunday 23 February 2025.
2025 Classes start on 3 March.

* Census date: The last day to withdraw from a semester without academic penalty.

Academic program - Key dates

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Last date to submit applications - Subcontinent and MENA regions applicants Wed 3 Jan Mon 15 Apr Wed 17 July
Last date to accept offer - Subcontinent and MENA regions applicants Wed 10 Jan Sun 21 Apr Sun 28 July
Last date to submit applications - Other market applicants not in Australia Thurs 1 Feb Sun 5 May Mon 26 Aug
Last date to accept offer - Other market applicants not in Australia Wed 7 Feb Fri 10 May Wed 28 Aug
Last date to submit applications - International and Domestic applicants in Australia Mon 19 Feb Mon 3 Jun Mon 16 Sept
Last date to accept offer - International and Domestic applicants in Australia Wed 21 Feb Wed 5 Jun Wed 18 Sept
Enrolment for new International students (On-Campus Only) Mon 5 Feb – Fri 23 Feb Mon 3 - Fri 7 Jun (9am - 4pm) Mon 16 - Fri 20 Sept
(9am - 4pm)
Enrolment for new Domestic students (Online) Mon 5 Feb – Fri 23 Feb Mon 3 - Fri 7 Jun Mon 16 - Fri 20 Sept
Welcome Week* Tue 27 Feb - Fri 1 Mar Tue 11 - Fri 14 Jun Mon 23 - Fri 27 Sept
Welcome Back Week** Tue 27 Feb - Fri 1 Mar Tue 11 - Fri 14 Jun Mon 23 - Fri 27 Sept
Re-enrolment for continuing students Mon 5 Feb – Fri 23 Feb Mon 10 - We 12 Jun Mon 23 - Wed 25 Sept
Last day for online re-enrolment Fri 23 Feb Wed 12 Jun Wed 25 Sept
Classes commence Mon 4 Mar Mon 17 Jun Mon 30 Sept
Last day add subjects, change stream, transfer program Wed 28 Feb Wed 12 Jun Wed 25 Sept
Last day to re-enrol Fri 23 Feb Wed 12 Jun Wed 25 Sept
Last day to apply to change timetable Thu 29 Feb Thu 13 Jun Thu 26 Sept
Census Date*** Fri 29 Mar Fri 12 Jul Fri 25 Oct
Last day of diploma classes Fri 17 May Fri 30 Aug Fri 13 Dec
Diploma and graduate certificate examination period Mon 20 May - Fri 24 May Mon 2 - Fri 6 Sept Mon 16 - Fri 20 Dec
Last day of UTS Foundation Studies and graduate certificate classes Fri 24 May Fri 6 Sept Fri 20 Dec
Result publication Mon 10 Jun Mon 23 Sept Mon 20 Jan 2025
Last day to appeal grades Fri 14 Jun Fri 27 Sept Fri 24 Jan
UTS College holiday period Mon 27 May - Fri 7 Jun Mon 11 - Fri 22 Sept Mon 25 Dec - Fri 23 Feb 2024
 

^ Tentative Date - To be confirmed
* Mandatory orientation and academic preparation for new students 
** Welcome back week is for continuing UTS Foundation Studies students.
*** Last day to withdraw from a subject without academic penalty 

  Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Last date to submit applications - Subcontinent and MENA regions applicants Wed 8 Jan Wed 2 Apr Wed 16 Jul
Last date to accept offer - Subcontinent and MENA regions applicants Fri 17 Jan Fri 11 Apr Fri 25 Jul
Last date to submit applications - Other market applicants not in Australia Wed 5 Feb Wed 23 Apr Wed 6 Aug
Last date to accept offer - Other market applicants not in Australia Fri 14 Feb Fri 2 May Fri 15 Aug
Last date to submit applications - International and Domestic applicants in Australia Fri 14 Mar Fri 30 May Fri 12 Sept
Last date to accept offer - International and Domestic applicants in Australia Wed 19 Mar Wed 4 Jun Wed 17 Sep
Enrolment for Under 18 new International students (On-Campus Only) Thu 20 Jan^ Thu 5 Jun^ Thu 18 Sept^
Enrolment for new International students (On-Campus Only) Mon 10 - Fri 21 Jan Mon 2 - Fri 6 Jun Mon 16 - Fri 19 Sept
Enrolment for new Domestic students (Online) Mon 10 - Fri 21 Jan Mon 2 - Fri 6 Jun Mon 16 - Fri 19 Sept
Welcome Week* Mon 24 - Fri 28 Feb Tue 10 - Fri 13 Jun Mon 22 - Fri 26 Sept
Welcome Back Week** Mon 24 - Fri 28 Feb Tue 10 - Fri 13 Jun Mon 22 - Fri 26 Sept
Re-enrolment for continuing students Mon 10 - Fri 21 Jan Mon 9 - Wed 11 Jun Mon 22 - Fri 26 Sept
Last day for online re-enrolment Mon 3 Mar Wed 11 Jun Wed 24 Sept
Last day add subjects, change stream, transfer program Wed 26 Feb Wed 11 Jun Wed 24 Sept
Last day to apply to change timetable Thur 27 Feb Thur 12 Jun Thur 25 Sept
Last day to re-enrol Fri 21 Feb Fri 13 Jun Fri 26 Sept
Classes commence Mon 3 Mar Mon 16 Jun Mon 29 Sept
Census Date*** Fri 28 Mar Fri 11 Jul Fri 24 Oct
Last day of diploma classes Fri 16 May Fri 29 Aug Fri 12 Dec
Diploma and graduate certificate examination period Mon 19 - Fri 23 May Mon 1 - Fri 5 Sept Mon 15 - Fri 19 Dec
Last day of UTS Foundation Studies and graduate certificate classes Fri 23 May Fri 5 Sept Fri 19 Dec
Result publication Mon 9 Jun Mon 22 Sept Mon 26 Jan 2026
Last day to appeal grades Fri 13 Jun Fri 26 Sept Fri 30 Jan 2026
UTS College holiday period Mon 26 May - Fri 6 Jun Mon 8 - Fri 19 Sept  Mon 22 Dec - Fri 21 Feb 2026
 

^ Tentative Date - To be confirmed
* Mandatory orientation and academic preparation for new students 
** Welcome Back week is for continuing UTS Foundation Studies students.
*** Last day to withdraw from a subject without academic penalty 

Academic English program - dates

  *Block 1 *Block 2 *Block 3 *Block 4 *Block 5
Orientation (Compulsory) Thu 7 & Fri 8 Dec 2023 Thu 29 Feb & Fri 1 Mar Thu 9 & Fri 10 May Thu 18 & Fri 19 Jul Thu 26 & Fri 27 Sept
Classes commence Mon 11 Dec 2023 Mon 4 Mar Mon 13 May Mon 22 Jul Mon 30 Sept
Classes end Fri 1 Mar 2024 Fri 10 May Fri 19 Jul Fri 27 Sept Fri 6 Dec
  Block 1 Block 2 Block 3 Block 4 Block 5
Orientation (Compulsory) Thu 5 & Fri 6 Dec 2024 Thu 27 & Fri 28 Feb Thu 8 & Fri 9 May Thu 17 & Fri 18 Jul Thu 25 & Fri 26 Sept
Classes commence Mon 9 Dec 2024 Mon 3 Mar Mon 12 May Mon 21 Jul Mon 29 Sept
Classes end Fri 28 Feb Fri 9 May Fri 18 Jul Fri 26 Sept Fri 5 Dec

* All 2025 dates are indictive only and are subject to change.
 

Exams and results - Key dates

Intake Final Exams Special Exams Semester results publication date Final Stage Supplementary Exam (FSSE) Last day to lodge an appeal against a grade
Semester 1 Mon 20 - Fri 24 May Mon 27 - Wed 29 May  Mon 10 Jun
(Transcripts and Certificates)
Thurs 13 - Fri 14 Jun
(Diploma only)
Fri 14 Jun (before 5pm)
Semester 2 Mon 2 - Fri 6 Sept Mon 9 - Wed 11 Sept Mon 23 Sept
(Transcripts and Certificate)
Thurs 26 - Fri 27 Sept
(Diploma only)
Fri 27 Sept (before 5pm)
Semester 3 Mon 16 - Fri 20 Dec Mon 6 - Wed 8 Jan 2024  Mon 20 Jan 2025
(Transcripts and Certificate)
Thurs 23 - Fri 24 Jan 2025
(Diploma only)
Fri 24 Jan 2025 (before 5pm)
Intake Final Exams Special Exams Semester results publication date Final Stage Supplementary Exam (FSSE) Last day to lodge an appeal against a grade
Semester 1 Mon 19 - Fri 23 May Mon 26 - Wed 28 May  Mon 9 Jun
(Transcripts and Certificates)
Thurs 12 - Fri 13 Jun
(Diploma only)
Fri 13 Jun (before 5pm)
Semester 2 Mon 1 - Fri 5 Sept Mon 8 - Wed 10 Sept Mon 22 Sept
(Transcripts and Certificate)
Thurs 25 - Fri 26 Sept
(Diploma only)
Fri 26 Sept (before 5pm)
Semester 3 Mon 15 - Fri 19 Dec Mon 5 - Wed 7 Jan 2026  Mon 26 Jan 2026
(Transcripts and Certificate)
Thurs 29 - Fri 30 Jan 2026
(Diploma only)
Fri 30 Jan 2026 (before 5pm)

UTS Cambridge Accelerator (First intake commences 2025)

Semester Oreintation/Classes commence* Last date to re-enrol without a late fee Census date Examination period Holidays and re-enrolment
Summer
28 Jan to 21 Feb
28 January
(attendance is monitored from this date)
N/A 21 February N/A 22 Feb to 25 Feb
1
26 Feb to 23 May
26 February
(attendance is monitored from this date)
21 February 28 March Thurs 26 - Fri 19 May to 23 May
(Sem 1 internal)
24 May to 10 June
2
11 Jun to 5 Sept
1 June
(attendance is monitored from this date)
6 June 11 July 1 Sept to 5 Sept
(Sem 2 internal)
6 Sept to 23 Sept
3
24 Sept to 19 Dec
24 September
(attendance is monitored from this date)
19 September 24 October

29 Sept to 31 Oct
(AS/AL external)

15 Dec to 19 Dec
(Sem 3 internal)

20 Dec to 26 Jan

*This includes mandatory orientation and academic preparation, Welcome Week activities for new students and re-enrolment for continuing students.
^Examination period includes both internal and external (Cambridge AS/A Level exams)

Australian public holidays

Holiday Date
New Year's Day Monday, 1 January
New Year's Day Additional Day* N/A
Australia Day Friday, 26 January
Good Friday Friday, 29 March
Easter Saturday Saturday, 30 March
Easter Sunday Sunday, 31 March 
Easter Monday Monday, 1 April 
Anzac Day Thursday, 25 April
King's Birthday (NSW) Monday, 10 June
Labour Day (NSW) Monday, 7 October
Christmas Day Wednesday, 25 December
Boxing Day Thursday, 26 December
 

*The Public Holiday Act 2010 provides for an extra public holiday to be added when New Year's Day, Christmas Day, or Boxing Day falls on a weekend.

Holiday Date
New Year's Day Wednesday, 1 January
New Year's Day Additional Day* N/A
Australia Day Sunday, 26 January
Australia Day Additional Day* Monday, 27 January
Good Friday Friday, 18 April
Easter Saturday Saturday, 19 April
Easter Sunday Sunday, 20 April
Easter Monday Monday, 21 April
Anzac Day Friday, 25 April
King's Birthday (NSW) Monday, 9 June
Labour Day (NSW) Monday, 6 October
Christmas Day Thursday, 25 December
Boxing Day Friday, 26 December
 

*The Public Holiday Act 2010 provides for an extra public holiday to be added when New Year's Day, Christmas Day, or Boxing Day falls on a weekend.