University dates

Students should also refer to the Manage your course - Key dates for information about timetables, subject and fee dates, re-enrolment, and other key information.

Day/Date Activity
Wednesday 25 December to Wednesday 1 January Christmas holiday
Monday 6 January to Sunday 2 March Summer Term - See the 2025 Handbook for specific dates for subjects delivered over the Summer Term, some of which may start in the previous year.
Monday 27 January Australia Day holiday - (as Australia Day falls on Sunday 26 January)
Monday 17 February to Monday 24 February Summer Examinations
Monday 24 February to Friday 28 February Melbourne Orientation & Commencement Ceremonies
Monday 3 March to Sunday 1 June Semester 1 - 12 teaching weeks
Monday 17 March to Friday 21 March Employability Week
Friday 18 April to Tuesday 22 April Easter holiday
Friday 18 April to Sunday 27 April Easter, Non-teaching period & UA Common Vacation Week
Friday 25 April ANZAC Day holiday
Monday 2 June to Friday 6 June SWOT Vac
Monday 9 June to Friday 27 June Examinations
Monday 9 June King's Birthday holiday - Students with a scheduled exam on the King’s birthday holiday will be required to sit the exam
Monday 30 June to Sunday 27 July Winter Term - See the 2025 Handbook for specific dates for subjects delivered over the Winter Term
Friday 11 July Results final release date
Thursday 17 July to Thursday 24 July Special/Supplementary Examinations
Monday 21 July to Friday 25 July Melbourne Orientation
Monday 28 July to Sunday 26 October Semester 2 - 12 teaching weeks
Monday 11 August to Friday 15 August Employability Week
Friday 26 September AFL Grand Final Eve holiday - Friday before AFL Grand Final (TBC)
Monday 29 September to Sunday 5 October Semester 2 non-teaching period & UA Common Vacation Week
Monday 27 October to Friday 31 October SWOT Vac
Monday 3 November to Friday 21 November Examinations
Friday 5 December Results final release date
Thursday 11 December to Thursday 18 December Special/Supplementary Examinations
Thursday 25 December to Thursday 1 January Christmas holiday

University holidays