2022 Academic year dateline

This dateline, approved by the University's Executive, is subject to change.
2022 Academic year dateline
Week of term (Sum/Aut/Spr)Start date (Monday)Key term dates
Vacation (V)22 November 202122 November#- Western Sydney Online Trimester 3 exams start
26 November# - Western Sydney Online Trimester 3 exams end
26 November - Western Sydney Online Trimester 3 end
27 November# - Quarter 4^ exams start
Summer (S)*29 November 202129 November - Summer A 2021/22 start
30 November - Census Date for Sydney City Campus Session 3 
30 November - Census Date for The College and International College Term 3°
S*6 December 20215 December#- Q4 exams end
6 December - Q4 end
S13 December 202119 December - 2H end
19 December - R2 end
V20 December 202121 December - University closes
23 December- Summer A 2021/2022 and Term 3 2021 mid-term break start
V27 December 202127 December - Christmas Day public holiday
27 December - 2 January, Sydney City Campus Session 3 mid-term break
28 December - Boxing Day public holiday
S3 January 20223 January - New Year's Day public holiday
4 January 2022 - University Re-opens
4 January - Summer A 2021/2022 mid-term break end
4 January - The College and International College Term 3 and Sydney City Session 3 resume
4 January - Undergraduate Certificates - Block A Starts
5 January - Summer A resumes
S10 January 202210 January - First Half (1H) start
10 January - Summer B 2021/2022 start
10 January - Quarter 1^ and Research Quarter 1 start
13 January -  Census Date for Undergraduate Certificates Block A
S17 January 202219 January - Census date for Summer A and Summer B 2021/2022
S24 January 202226 January- Australia Day, public holiday
S31 January 202231 January#- The College and International College Term 3° exams start
2 February - Census date for Quarter 1^ 
5 February# - The College and International College Term 3° exams end
6 February - The College and International College Term 3° end
S7 February 20227 February# - Sydney City Campus Session 3 exams start
7 February - Western Sydney Online Trimester 1 start
10-11 February - Stuvac for Summer A and B 2021/2022
11 February - Undergraduate Certificates - Block A Ends
12 February# - Sydney City Campus Session 3 exams end
13 February - Sydney City Campus Session 3 end
S#14 February 202214 February# - Summer A and B 2021/2022 exams start
18 February - Census date for Research Quarter 1
20 February# - Summer A and B 2021/2022 exams end
20 February - Summer A and B end
V21 February 2022 
V*28 February 202228 February - Undergraduate Certificates - Block B Starts
6 March -Spring-Autumn inter-term break end
6 March - Summer deferred exams
17 March 20224 March - Census Date for Western Sydney Online Trimester 1
7 March - Autumn start
7 March - Sydney City Campus Session 1 start
7 March - The College and International College Term 1° start
10 March - Census Date for Undergraduate Certificates Block B
214 March 202219 March# - Quarter 1^ exams start
321 March 202226 March# - Quarter 1^ exams end
27 March - Quarter 1^ end
428 March 20223 April - Research Quarter 1 end
54 April 20224 April - Quarter 2^ start and Research Quarter 2
8 April - Undergraduate Certificates - Block B Ends
8 April - Census date for Autumn and First Half (1H)
8 April - Census date for Sydney City Campus Session 1
8 April - Census date for The College and International College Term 1°
611 April 202215 April - Good Friday, public holiday
718 April 202218 April - Easter Monday, public holiday
V25 April 202222 April - Western Sydney Online Trimester 1 end
25 April - Anzac Day, public holiday
25 April - 1 May - mid-term break for Autumn and 1H 
25 April - 1 May - The College and International College mid-term break
25 April - Western Sydney Online Trimester 1 exams start
25 April - Undergraduate Certificates - Block C Starts
27 April - Census date for Quarter 2^ 
29 April -Western Sydney Online Trimester 1 exams end
92 May 20225 May - Census Date for Undergraduate Certificates Block C
109 May 202213 May - Census date for Research Quarter 2
1116 May 2022 
1223 May 202223 May - Western Sydney Online Trimester 2 start
1330 May 20223 June - Undergraduate Certificates - Block C Ends
146 June 20226 June - Sydney City Campus Session 1 exams start
6 June - The College and International College Term 1° exams start
11 June - Sydney City Campus Session 1 exams end
11 June - The College and International College Term 1° exams end
11 June# - Quarter 2^ exams start
12 June- Sydney City Campus Session 1 end
12 June - The College and International College Term 1° end
15#13 June 202213 June - Queen's Birthday, public holiday
13 June - 19 June -Autumn/1H Stuvac
17 June - Census Date for Western Sydney Online Trimester 2
18 June# - Quarter 2^ exams end
19 June - Quarter 2^ end
16#20 June 202220 June# - Autumn/1H exams start
20 June - Undergraduate Certificates - Block D Starts
26 June - Research Quarter 2 end
17#27 June 202227 June - Quarter 3^ and Research Quarter 3 start
27 June# - Autumn/1H exams continue
30 June - Census Date for Undergraduate Certificates Block D
3 July# Autumn/1H exams end
3 July - Autumn and First Half (1H) end
V4 July 20224 July - Second Half (2H) start
4 July - Sydney City Campus Session 2 start
4 July - The College and International College Term 2° start
4 July- Inter-term break Autumn-Spring start
V11 July 2022 
V18 July 202220 July - Census date for Quarter 3^ 
  24 July -Autumn-Spring inter-term break end
125 July 202225 July - Spring start
29 July - Undergraduate Certificates - Block D Ends
31 July - Census date for The College and International College Term 2°
31 July - Census date for Sydney City Campus Session 2
21 August 2022 
38 August 20225 August - Western Sydney Online Trimester 2 end
5 August - Census date for Research Quarter 3
8 August - Western Sydney Online Trimester 2 exams start
12 August - Western Sydney Online Trimester 2 exams end
415 August 202215 August - Undergraduate Certificates - Block E Starts
15 -21 August The College and International College mid-Term 2 break
522 August 202225 August - Census Date for Undergraduate Certificates Block E
629 August 202231 August - Census date for Spring and Second Half (2H)
3 September# Quarter 3^ exams start
75 September 20225 September - Western Sydney Online Trimester 3 start
10 September# Quarter 3^ exams end
11 September - Quarter 3^ end
V12 September 202212 - 18 September - mid-term break for Spring and 2H
18 September - Research Quarter 3 end
919 September 202219 September - Quarter 4^ and Research Quarter 4 start
23 September - Undergraduate Certificates - Block E Ends
1026 September 202230 September - Census date for Western Sydney Online Trimester 3
113 October 20223 October - Labour Day, public holiday
4 October - The College and International College Term 2° exams start
4 October# - Sydney City Campus Session 2 exams start
8 October - The College and International College Term 2° exams end
8 October# - Sydney City Campus Session 2 exams end
9 October - The College and International College Term 2° end
9 October - Sydney City Campus Session 2 end
1210 October 202210 October - Undergraduate Certificates - Block F Starts
12 October - Census date for Quarter 4^ 
1317 October 202220 October - Census date for Undergraduate Certificates Block F
1424 October 202228 October - Census date for Research Quarter 4
1531 October 202231 October - 6 November -Spring/2H Stuvac
31 October - The College and International College Term 3° start
31 October - Sydney City Campus Session 3 start
16#7 November 20227 November# Spring/2H exams start
17#14 November 202214 November# Spring/2H exams continue
18 November - Western Sydney Online Trimester 3 end
18 November - Undergraduate Certificates - Block F Ends
20 November# Spring/2H exams end
20 November - Spring term end
V21 November 202221 November - Spring- Autumn inter-term break start
21 November - Western Sydney Online Trimester 3 exams start
25 November - Western Sydney Online Trimester 3 exams end
26 November - Quarter 4^ exams start
V28 November 202230 November - Census date for The College and International College Term 3°
30 November - Census date for Sydney City Campus Session 3
3 December#- Quarter 4^ exams end
4 December - Quarter 4^ end
S*5 December 20225 December - Summer A 2022/23 start
S*12 December 202218 December - Research Quarter 4 and Second half (2H) end
V19 December 202222 December - University closes
V26 December 202226 December - 1 January, Sydney City Campus Session 3 mid-term break
26 December - Christmas Day public holiday
27 December - Boxing Day public holiday
V2 January 20232 January - New Year's Day public holiday
4 January - University re-opens
S9 January 2023 
S16 January 2023 
S23 January 202326 January - Australia Day, public holiday
S30 January 2023 
S#6 February 20236 February# - The College Term 3° exams start
6 February# - Sydney City Campus Session 3 exams start
11 February# - The College Term 3° exams end
11 February# - Sydney City Campus exams end
12 February - The College Term 3° end
12 February - Sydney City Campus Session 3 end
NOTE 1 * These weeks will be used for the scheduled deferred examinations. Precise dates will be confirmed in 2022.
NOTE 2 # These weeks are part of the formal examination period and students must be available at this time.
NOTE 3 ° Terms 1, 2 and 3 are used for Western Sydney University- The College (The College) and International College purposes.
NOTE 4 ^ Includes Sydney City Quarters
The above dates are for teaching terms relevant for the majority of students. Students who are enrolled in programs with special teaching terms, such as students who are offshore international students in programs delivered by partner institutions,will need to consult their school regarding any special purpose dates.