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Higher Education Calendar

The Higher Education academic calendar contains semester dates as well as important dates for Melbourne Polytechnic Higher Education students. Please note that in addition to the dates stipulated in this calendar, students also undertake various activities throughout the year at department level.

2023 Higher Education Calendars

For most higher education programs, refer to 2023 Higher Education Calendar.

Refer to individual calendars for:

  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Associate Degree of Early Years Study
  • La Trobe University-partnered Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing and Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology

Refer to individual calendars for:

  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Associate Degree of Early Years Study
  • La Trobe University-partnered Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing and Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology
Summer School 2022/2023 Summer School 2022/2023 Master of Creative Industries
Start Monday, 5 December 2022 Monday, 31 October 2022
Census Friday, 23 December 2022 Saturday, 23 December 2023
Mid Semester Break Monday, 26 December 2022 Monday, 26 December 2022
End Friday, 27 January 2023 Monday, 20 February 2023
Exam Start Monday, 30 January 2023 Tuesday, 21 February 2023
Exam End Friday, 3 February 2023 Friday, 24 February 2023
Release of Results Monday, 13 February 2023 Monday, 27 February 2023
Supplementary Assessments/Exams Monday, 20 February 2023 Monday, 6 March 2023

 

Semester 1, 2023
Start Monday, 27 February 2023
Census Friday, 24 March 2023
Mid Semester Break Monday, 17 April 2023
End Friday, 2 June 2023
Exam Start Monday, 12 June 2023
Exam End Friday, 23 June 2023
Release of Results Monday, 3 July 2023
Supplementary Assessments/Exams Monday, 10 July 2023

 

Semester 2, 2023
Start Monday, 24 July 2023
Census Friday, 18 August 2023
Mid Semester Break Monday, 18 September 2023
End Friday, 27 October 2023
Exam Start Monday, 6 November 2023
Exam End Friday, 17 November 2023
Release of Results Monday, 4 December 2023
Supplementary Assessments/Exams Monday, 11 December 2023

Public Holidays

Holiday Date
New Year's Day Thursday, 2 February 2023
Australia Day Thursday, 26 January 2023
Labour Day Monday, 13 March 2023
Good Friday Friday, 7 April 2023
Easter Monday Monday, 10 April 2023
ANZAC Day Tuesday, 25 April 2023
King's Birthday Monday, 12 June 2023
Grand Final Day TBC**
Melbourne Cup Tuesday, 7 November 2023
Christmas Day Monday, 25 December 2023
Boxing Day Tuesday, 26 December 2023
Semester 1, 2023
Start Monday, 27 February 2023

**If enrolled in the following subjects, note the commencement dates as follows:
BOM112 - 4 April 2023
BOM122 - 4 April 2023
BOM212 - 4 April 2023
BOM222 - 4 April 2023
BOM312 - 4 April 2023
BOM322 - 4 April 2023
Census Friday, 24 March 2023

**If enrolled in the following subjects, note the Census dates as follows:
BOM112 - 21 April 2023
BOM122 - 21 April 2023
BOM212 - 21 April 2023
BOM222 - 21 April 2023
BOM312 - 21 April 2023
BOM322 - 21 April 2023
Mid Semester Break Monday, 24 April 2023
End Friday, 2 June 2023

**If enrolled in the following subjects, note the end dates as follows:
BOM112 - 23 June 2023
BOM122 - 23 June 2023
BOM212 - 23 June 2023
BOM222 - 23 June 2023
BOM312 - 23 June 2023
BOM322 - 23 June 2023
Exam Start Monday, 12 June 2023
Exam End Friday, 23 June 2023
Release of Results Monday, 3 July 2023
Supplementary Assessments/Exams Monday, 10 July 2023

 

Semester 2, 2023
Start Monday, 24 July 2023

**If enrolled in the following subjects, note the commencement dates as follows:
BOM112 - 5 September 2023
BOM122 - 5 September 2023
BOM212 - 5 September 2023
BOM222 - 5 September 2023
BOM312 - 5 September 2023
BOM322 - 5 September 2023
Census Friday, 18 August 2023

**If enrolled in the following subjects, not the Census date as follows:
BOM112 - 22 September 2023
BOM122 - 22 September 2023
BOM212 - 22 September 2023
BOM222 - 22 September 2023
BOM312 - 22 September 2023
BOM322 - 22 September 2023
Mid Semester Break Monday, 25 September 2023
End
Friday, 27 October 2023

**If enrolled in the following subjects, end date as follows:
BOM112 - 17 November 2023
BOM122 - 17 November 2023
BOM212 - 17 November 2023
BOM222 - 17 November 2023
BOM312 - 17 November 2023
BOM322 - 17 November 2023
Exam Start Monday, 6 November 2023
Exam End Friday, 17 November 2023
Release of Results Monday, 4 December 2023
Supplementary Assessments/Exams Monday, 11 December 2023

Public Holidays

Holiday Date
New Year's Day Thursday, 2 February 2023
Australia Day Thursday, 26 January 2023
Labour Day Monday, 13 March 2023
Good Friday Friday, 7 April 2023
Easter Monday Monday, 10 April 2023
ANZAC Day Tuesday, 25 April 2023
King's Birthday Monday, 12 June 2023
Grand Final Day TBC**
Melbourne Cup Tuesday, 7 November 2023
Christmas Day Monday, 25 December 2023
Boxing Day Tuesday, 26 December 2023
Semester 1, 2023
Start Monday, 27 February 2023

**If enrolled in the following subjects, note the commencement dates as follows:
EDU203 - 1 February 2023
EDU402 - 7 February 2023
EDU401 - 13 February 2023
EXP401 - 14 March 2023
EXP201 - 8 May 2023
EXP301 - 8 May 2023
Census Friday, 24 March 2023
Mid Semester Break Monday, 17 April 2023
End Friday, 2 June 2023
Exam Start Monday, 12 June 2023
Exam End Friday, 23 June 2023
Release of Results Monday, 3 July 2023
Supplementary Assessments/Exams Monday, 10 July 2023

 

Semester 2, 2023
Start Monday, 24 July 2023
Census Friday, 18 August 2023
Mid Semester Break Monday, 25 September 2023
End Friday, 27 October 2023
Exam Start Monday, 6 November 2023
Exam End Friday, 17 November 2023
Release of Results Monday, 4 December 2023
Supplementary Assessments/Exams Monday, 11 December 2023

Public Holidays

Holiday Date
New Year's Day Thursday, 2 February 2023
Australia Day Thursday, 26 January 2023
Labour Day Monday, 13 March 2023
Good Friday Friday, 7 April 2023
Easter Monday Monday, 10 April 2023
ANZAC Day Tuesday, 25 April 2023
King's Birthday Monday, 12 June 2023
Grand Final Day TBC**
Melbourne Cup Tuesday, 7 November 2023
Christmas Day Monday, 25 December 2023
Boxing Day Tuesday, 26 December 2023
Summer School 2022/2023
Start Monday, 9 January 2023
Census Monday, 23 January 2023
Mid Semester Break  
End Friday, 17 February 2023
Exam Start Tuesday, 21 February 2023
Exam End Thursday, 23 February 2023
Release of Results Not yet available
Supplementary Assessments/Exams Not yet available

 

Semester 1, 2023
Start Monday, 27 February 2023
Census Friday, 31 March 2023
End Friday, 26 May 2023
Exam Start Friday, 2 June 2023
Exam End Saturday, 17 June 2023
Release of Results Not yet available

 

Semester 2, 2023
Start Monday, 31 July 2023
Census Thursday, 31 August 2023
End Friday, 27 October 2023
Exam Start Friday, 3 November 2023
Exam End Saturday, 18 November 2023
Release of Results Monday, 4 December 2023

Public Holidays

Holiday Date
New Year's Day Thursday, 2 February 2023
Australia Day Thursday, 26 January 2023
Labour Day Monday, 13 March 2023
Good Friday Friday, 7 April 2023
Easter Monday Monday, 10 April 2023
ANZAC Day Tuesday, 25 April 2023
King's Birthday Monday, 12 June 2023
Grand Final Day TBC**
Melbourne Cup Tuesday, 7 November 2023
Christmas Day Monday, 25 December 2023
Boxing Day Tuesday, 26 December 2023

Earlier Higher Education calendars

Week of Year Week Starting Study Week Events
1 1 Jan  

Sat 1 Jan New Year's Day

Semester Break

2 3 Jan  

Mon 3 Jan - Public Holiday: New Year's Day

Mon 3 Jan - Summer School week 4

Tue 4 Jan - FMP RRM/CEM

Wed 5 Jan - FMP RRM/CEM

Fri 7 Jan - FMP S2 Results released

Semester Break

3 10 Jan  

Mon 10 Jan -  Summer School week 5

Semester Break

4 17 Jan  

Mon 17 Jan -  Summer School week 6

Semester Break

5 24 Jan  

Mon 24 Jan -  Summer School week 7 (includes revision)

Wed 26 Jan - Public Holiday: Australia Day

Semester Break

6 31 Jan  

Mon 31 Jan -  Summer School exams

Mon 31 Jan -  EAL has ongoing intakes

Semester Break

7 7 Feb  

Mon 7 Feb - Summer School RRM/CEM

Mon 7 Feb - Education Intensive Placement classes (EDU402) Commences

Semester Break

8 14 Feb  

Mon 14 Feb - Summer School result release date

Mon 14 Feb - Education Intensive Placement classes (EDU203 & EDU401) Commences

9 21 Feb   Semester Break
10 28 Feb 1

Mon 28 Feb - Semester 1 Commences

Mon 28 Feb - FMP Semester 1 Commencement

11 7 Mar 2 Fri 11 Mar - Credit/RPL applications due
12 14 Mar 3 Mon 14 Mar - Public Holiday: Labour Day
13 21 Mar 4

Fri 25 Mar - Census Date (including Education intensive placements) (Excluding Bachelor of Music - Contemporary Ensembles)

Fri 25 Mar - FMP Census Date

14 28 Mar 5 Wed 30 Mar - FMP BAC211 Intensive delivery commencing
15 4 Apr 6  
16 11 Apr 7

Fri 15 Apr - Public Holiday: Good Friday

Sat 16 Apr - Public Holiday: Easter Saturday

Sun 17 Apr - Public Holiday: Easter Sunday

Mid-Semester Break (for only Bachelor of Education (Early Years and Primary) Students )

17 18 Apr  

Mon 18 Apr - Public Holiday: Easter Monday

Tue 19 Apr - FMP BAC211 Intensive delivery census date

Mid-Semester Break

(Uni Aus Common Vacation Week)

18 25 Apr 8

Mon 25 Apr - Public Holiday: Anzac Day

Tue 26 Apr - Contemporary Ensembles (BOM112, BOM122, BOM212, BOM222, BOM312, BOM322) Commence

19 2 May 9  
20 9 May 10

Wed 11 May - 2022 Graduation Ceremony

Thu 12 May - 2022 Graduation Ceremony

Fri 13 May - Contemporary Ensembles (BOM112, BOM122, BOM212, BOM222, BOM312, BOM322) Census Date

21 16 May 11  
22 23 May 12  
23 30 May 13 Mon 30 May - Revision/Delivery Week (**depending on course)
24 6 Jun  

Mon 6 Jun - Study Vacation Week

Fri 10 Jun - FMP BAC211 Intensive delivery end date

25 13 Jun  

Mon 13 Jun - Public Holiday: Queen's Birthday

Mon 13 Jun - Examination Period Commences

Fri 17 Jun - FMP Semester 1 Concludes

26 20 Jun   Fri 24 Jun - Examination Period Concludes
27 27 Jun  

Semester Break

Chief Examiners Meetings and Results Review Meetings

28 4 Jul  

Semester Break

Semester 1 Results Released

Fri 8 Jul - e-transcripts emailed out (this is your official academic transcript)

29 11 Jul  

Semester Break

Academic Progress Panel Supplementary Examinations

30 18 Jul  

Semester Break

Semester 2 commences (for ONLY Bachelor of Education (Early years and Primary) Students )

31 25 Jul 1

Mon 25 Jul - Semester 2 Commences

Mon 25 Jul - Letters of completion emailed out (for students who meet all requirements of qualification)

32 1 Aug 2 Fri 5 Aug - Credit/RPL applications due
33 8 Aug 3  
34 15 Aug 4 Fri 19 Aug - Census Date (Excluding Bachelor of Music - Contemporary Ensembles)
35 22 Aug 5  
36 29 Aug 6  
37 5 Sep 7  
38 12 Sep 8 Tue 13 Sep - Contemporary Ensembles (BOM112, BOM122, BOM212, BOM222, BOM312, BOM322) Commence
39 19 Sep 9

Fri 23 Sep - Public Holiday: AFL Grand Final Parade**

Fri 23 Sep - Contemporary Ensembles (BOM112, BOM122, BOM212, BOM222, BOM312, BOM322) Census Date

40 26 Sep  

Mid-Semester Break

(Uni Aus Common Vacation Week)

41 3 Oct 10  
42 10 Oct 11  
43 17 Oct 12  
44 24 Oct 13 Mon 24 Oct - Revision/delivery week (**depending on course)
45 31 Oct  

Tue 1 Nov - Public Holiday: Melbourne Cup Day

Mon 31 Oct - Study Vacation Week

46 7 Nov   Mon 7 Nov - Examination Period Commences
47 14 Nov   Fri 18 Nov - Examination Period Concludes
48 21 Nov  

Semester Break

Results Review Meetings

49 28 Nov  

Semester Break

Chief Examiners Meetings

50 5 Dec  

Summer School commences

Semester Break

Semester 2 Results Released

51 12 Dec  

Summer School week 2

APR & APP- Supp exams

Semester Break

Academic Progress Panel Supplementary Examinations

52 19 Dec  

Fri 23 Dec - Summer School week 3, Census date

Sun 25 Dec - Christmas Day

Semester Break

53 26 Dec  

Mon 26 Dec - Public Holiday: Boxing Day

Semester Break

Summer School Mid Semester Break

Week of Year  Week Starting Study Week  Events 
  28 Dec 20   Fri 1 Jan - Public Holiday: New Year's Day
1 4 Jan 21    
2 11 Jan  

Mon 11 Jan - FMP Exams

Fri 15 Jan - FMP Intensive Program Concludes

3 18 Jan  

 

4 25 Jan  

Tue 26 Jan - Public Holiday: Australia Day

5 1 Feb    
6 8 Feb    
7 15 Feb  

 Mon 15 to Fri 19 Feb – Summer School Chief Examiners Meetings

8 22 Feb  

Mon 22 Feb - Summer School Results Released

Fri 27 Feb - HE Summer Break Concludes

9 1 Mar 1

Mon 1 Mar - HE Semester 1 Classes Commence

10 8 Mar 2

Mon 8 Mar - Public Holiday: Labour Day

Mon 8 Mar - FMP Week 1

11 15 Mar 3  
12 22 Mar 4

Fri 26 Mar - Semester 1 Census Date

 

13 29 Mar 5  
14 5 Apr  

Mon 5 Apr to Fri 10 Apr - HE Mid-Semester Break

Tue 6 Apr - FMP Week 5

Tue 6 Apr - FMP Census Date

15 12 Apr 6  
16 19 Apr 7  
17 26 Apr 8

Mon 26 Apr - FMP Week 8

18 3 May 9

Mon 3 May - 9 May - FMP Mid-semester break

Mon 3 May - Fri 2 Jul - Bachelor of Education - Winter School commences

19 10 May 10

Mon 10 May - FMP Week 9

20 17 May 11

 

21 24 May 12

 

22 31 May 13

Mon 31 May to Fri 4 Jun - HE Revision Week

Mon 31 May - FMP Week 12

23 7 Jun  

Mon 7 Jun to Fri 11 Jun - HE Study Vacation

Mon 7 Jun - FMP Study Week

24 14 Jun  

Mon 14 Jun to Fri 25 Jun - HE Examination Period

Tue 15 Jun - FMP Exams

Wed 16 Jun - Bachelor of Education Winter School - Census date

25 21 Jun  

Mon 14 June to Fri 25 June - HE Examination Period

26 28 Jun  

Mon 28 Jun - HE Mid-Year Break Starts

Fri 2 Jul - Bachelor of Education - Winter School concludes

27 5 Jul  

Mon 5 Jul - Sem 1 Results Release Date

Mon 5 Jul - Results available for viewing online

28 12 Jul   Mon 12 Jul - Results released (e-statements)
29 19 Jul  

Fri 23 Jul - HE Mid-Year Break Concludes

30 26 Jul 1

Mon 26 Jul - HE Semester 2 Classes Commence

Mon 26 Jul - Completion letters available 

31 2 Aug 2

 

32 9 Aug 3

 

33 16 Aug 4

Fri 20 Aug - Semester 2 Census Date

34 23 Aug 5

 

35 30 Aug 6

 

36 6 Sep 7

 

37 13 Sep 8  
38 20 Sep 9

Fri 24 Sept - Census Date for Contemporary Ensembles

Mon 20 Sept -FMP Semester Commencement

39 27 Sep  

Mon 27 Sept to Fri 1 Oct - HE Mid Semester Break

40 4 Oct 10  
41 11 Oct 11 Fri 15 Oct - FMP Semester 2 Census Date
42 18 Oct 12  
43 25 Oct 13

Mon 25 to Fri 29 Oct - HE Study Revision Week

44 1 Nov  

Mon 1 to Fri 5 Nov - HE Study Vacation
Tue 2 Nov - Public Holiday: Melbourne Cup Day

45 8 Nov  

Mon 8 to Fri 19 Nov - HE Examination Period

46 15 Nov  

Mon 8 to Fri 19 Nov - HE Examination Period

47 22 Nov  

Mon 22 Nov - HE End of Year Break Commences

Mon 22 Nov - Results review meetings

48 29 Nov   Mon 29 Nov - Chief examiners meetings
49 6 Dec  

Mon 6 Dec - Semester 2 Results Release Date

Mon 6 Dec - Summer school commences

50 13 Dec  

Mon 13 Dec - Summer school week 2

Mon 13 Dec - Sem 1 APR/APP and Supps

Fri 17 Dec - FMP Semester 2 Concludes

51 20 Dec  

Mon 20 Dec - Summer school week 3

Mon 20 Dec - FMP Semester 2 Exams

Thu 23 Dec - Census date

Sat 25 Dec - Public Holiday: Christmas Day
Sun 26 Dec - Public Holiday: Boxing Day

52 27 Dec  

Mon 27 Dec - Summer school mid-semester break

Sat 1 Jan 2022 - Public Holiday: New Years Day

 

Please Note: Public Holiday dates are projected dates at the time of publishing.