The University of Newcastle, Australia

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Upcoming dates

Oct 5th Labour Day Public Holiday
Oct 12th Semester 2 - Resumes
Nov 13th Semester 2 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Nov 16th Semester 2 - Examinations

November 16th - November 27th

Dec 1st Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships - latest outcome
Dec 11th Semester 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

Jan 1st HDR Semester 1 - Commences
Feb 22nd Semester 1 - Commences
Mar 5th Semester 1 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Mar 19th Semester 1 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty.

Mar 31st HDR Semester 1 - Census date
Apr 2nd Semester 1 - Recess

April 2nd - April 16th

Apr 19th Semester 1 - Resumes
Jun 4th Semester 1 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Jun 7th Semester 1 – Formal Examinations

June 7th - June 19th

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

Jun 30th HDR Semester 1 - Concludes
Jul 1st HDR Semester 2 - Commences
Jul 2nd Semester 1 - Results released

Fully Graded Date (Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

Jul 12th Semester 1 – Rescheduled Examinations

July 12th - July 17th

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

Jul 19th Semester 2 - Commences
Jul 30th Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
Aug 13th Semester 2 - Census date

Last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty.

Aug 31st HDR Semester 2 - Census date
Sep 20th Semester 2 - Recess

September 20th - October 4th

Oct 5th Semester 2 - Resumes
Oct 29th Semester 2 - Concludes

Last day to drop a course without academic penalty

Nov 1st Semester 2 - Examinations

November 1st - November 13th

Nov 26th Semester 2 - Results released

Fully graded date

Dec 31st HDR Semester 2 - Concludes

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