2019 Academic year dateline

This dateline, approved by the University's Executive, is subject to change.

2019 Academic year dateline
Week of sessionStart date (Monday)Key session dates
1719 November 201825 November - English Language 09 Session ends
25 November - English Language 10 Session ends
25 November#- Spring exams finish
25 November - Spring Session ends
Summer (S)26 November 201826 November - Summer A 2018/2019 Session starts
26 November - Inter session break starts
26 November - English Language 11 Session starts
30 November - Census date for The College T3°
2 December - Q4^ ends
S3 December 20187 December - English Language SPR Session ends
S10 December 201816 December - WSU Online TRI-3 ends
S17 December 201818 December - Graduation ceremonies start
19 December - Graduation ceremonies end
23 December - 2H Session ends
23 December - R2 Session ends
23 December - R2A Session ends
Vacation (V)24 December 201824 December- Summer 2018/2019 Intra session break starts
25 December - Census date for R2A
25 December - Christmas Day, public holiday
26 December - Boxing Day, public holiday
1 January - New Year's Day, public holiday
S31 December 20182 January - R1 Session starts
6 January - Summer 2018/2019 Intra session break ends
S7 January 20197 January - 1H Session starts
7 January - Quarter 1 (Q1^) starts
7 January - Summer B 2018/2019 session starts
7 January - English Language 01 Session starts
S14 January 201916 January - Census date for Summer A and B 2018/2019
S21 January 2019 
S28 January 201928 January- Public holiday in lieu of 26 Jan (Sat)
31 January - Census date for Q1^ 
3 February - The College T3° ends
S4 February 20197 February -10 February - Stuvac for Summer A and B 2018/2019
10 February - English Language 11 Session ends
10 February - Sydney City Campus S3 ends
S#11 February 201911 February - English Language 02 Session starts
11-17 February# - Summer A and B 2018/2019 exams
17 February - Summer A and B 2018/2019 Session ends
  17 February - English Language 01 Session ends
V18 February 2019 
V25 February 201925 February - WSU Online TRI-1 starts
2 March Summer deferred exams
3 March - Inter session break ends
14 March 20194 March - Autumn Session starts
4 March - The College Term 1 (T1)° starts
4 March -  Research (R1A)± Session starts
9 March Summer deferred exams
2#11 March 201911 March - Sydney City Campus S1 starts
16 March#- Q1 exams start
3#18 March 201918 March - English Language AUT Session starts
23 March#- Q1 exams end
24 March - Q1^ ends
425 March 201931 March - Census date for Autumn
31 March - Census date for 1H
31 March - Census date for The College T1
31 March - Census date for R1
31 March - Census date for S1
51 April 20191 April - Quarter 2 (Q2^) starts
68 April 2019 
715 April 201919 April  - Good Friday, public holiday
21 April - English Language 02 Session ends
822 April 201922 April  - Easter Monday, public holiday
23 April - English Language 04 Session starts
24 April - Census date for Q2^
25 April  - Anzac Day, public holiday
27 April - Graduation ceremonies start
929 April 201929 April - 5 May - Intra session break for Autumn session
3 May - Graduation ceremonies finish
106 May 2019 
1113 May 201913 May English Language 05 Session starts
19 May WSU Online TR-1 ends
1220 May 2019 
1327 May 2019 
14#3 June 20193 June - English Language 06 Session starts
8 June#- Q2 exams start
9 June - English Language AUT Session ends
9 June - The College T1 ends
15#10 June 201910 June - 16 June - Stuvac
10 June - WSU Online TRI-2 starts
10 June  - Queen's Birthday, public holiday
15 June#- Q2 exams end
16 June - Q2^ Session ends
16#17 June 201917 June# - 30 June Autumn/1H Session exams
17 June - Sydney City Campus S1 ends
23 June - 1H Session ends
23 June - R1A Session ends
23 June - R1 Session ends
17#24 June 201924 June# - 30 June Autumn/1H Session exams continue
24 June - 2H Session starts
24 June - Quarter 3 (Q3^) starts
24 June -  2nd Research (R2) Session starts
26 June - Census date for R1A
30 June - Autumn Session ends
30 June - English Language 04 Session ends
V1 July 20191 July - Inter session break starts
1 July- The College Term 2 (T2°) starts
V8 July 20198 July - English Language 07 Session starts
8 July - Sydney City Campus S2 starts
14 July - English Language 06 Session ends
V*15 July 201917 July - Census date for Q3^
21 July - Inter session break ends
122 July 201922 July - Spring Session starts
22 July - Research (R2A)± Session starts
229 July 201931 July - Census date for The College (T2°)
31 July - Census date for Sydney City Campus S2
35 August 2019 
412 August 2019 
519 August 2019 
6#26 August 201931 August - Census date for Spring
31 August - Census date for 2H
31 August - Census date for R2
31 August# Q3 exams start
1 September WSU Online TRI-2 ends
7#2 September 20197 September# Q3 exams end
8 September - Q3^ ends
89 September 201914 September - Graduation ceremonies start
15 September - English Language 07 Session ends
916 September 201916 September - Quarter 4 (Q4^) starts
16 September - English Language 09 Session starts
16 - 22 September - Intra session break for Spring session
16 September - English Language SPR Session starts
20 September - Graduation ceremonies finish
1023 September 201923 September WSU Online TRI-3 starts
1130 September 2019 
127 October 20197 October - Labour Day, public holiday
9 October - Census date for Q4^
13 October - The College T2° ends
1314 October 201914 October - English Language 10 Session starts
14 October - Sydney City Campus S2 ends
1421 October 2019 
1528 October 201928 October - 3 November - Stuvac
28 October - The College Term 3 (T3°) starts
16#4 November 20194 November# - 17 November Spring/2H Session exams
4 November - Sydney City Campus S3 starts
17#11 November 201911 November# - 17 November Spring/2H Session exams continue
17 November - Spring Session ends
V#18 November 201918 November - Inter session break starts
23 November#- Q4 exams start
24 November - English Language 09 Session ends
24 November - English Language 10 Session ends
S#25 November 201925 November - Summer A 2019/2020 Session starts
25 November - English Language 11 Session starts
30 November - Census date for The College T3°
30 November - Census date for Sydney City Campus S3
30 November#- Q4 exams end
1 December - Q4^ ends
S*2 December 20198 December - English Language SPR Session ends
S*9 December 201915 December WSU Online TRI-3 ends
S16 December 201917 December - Graduation ceremonies start
18 December - Graduation ceremonies finish
22 December - 2H Session ends
22 December - R2A Session ends
22 December - R2 Session ends
V23 December 201923 December- Summer 2019/2020 mid-session break starts
25 December  - Christmas Day, public holiday
25 December - Census date for R2A
26 December - Boxing Day, public holiday
V30 December 20191 January - New Year's Day, public holiday
2 January - Research 1 Session starts
5 January - Summer 2019/2020 mid-session break ends
S6 January 20206 January - 1st Half (1H) and first Research (R1) Sessions start
6 January - Summer B 2019/2020 Session starts
S13 January 202013 January - Quarter 1^ (Q1) Session starts
15 January - Census date for Summer A and B 2019/2020
S20 January 2020 
S27 January 202027 January- Public holiday in lieu of 26 Jan (Sun)
28 January - The College Term 3° exams start
31 January - The College Term 3° exams end
2 February - The College Term 3° ends
S3 February 20205 February - Census date for Quarter 1^ 
6 February -7 February - Stuvac for Summer A and B 2019/2020
S#10 February 202010 February# - Summer A and B 2019/2020 exams start
16 February# - Summer A and B 2019/2020 exams end
10 February# - Sydney City Campus Session 3 exams start
16 February# - Sydney City Campus Session 3 exams end
16 February - Summer A and B 2019/2020 Session ends
16 February - Sydney City Campus Session 3 ends

NOTE 1 * These weeks will be used for the scheduled deferred examinations. Precise dates will be confirmed in 2019, as required.

NOTE 2 # These weeks are part of the formal examination period. Students must be available in these weeks.

NOTE 3 ^ Quarters are the teaching sessions used by Sydney Graduate School of Management, Sydney City Campus and several Schools.

NOTE 4 ° Terms 1, 2 and 3 are used for Western Sydney University, The College (The College) and for International offshore purposes.

NOTE 5 ± Research Session late enrolment dates.

The above dates are for sessions appropriate for the majority of students. Students who are enrolled in programs with special sessions, such as teacher education and medicine programs, and students who are offshore and international students, will need to consult their school regarding any special purpose dates.