Academic Year 2016 (Extended Version)

The following Academic Calendars contain dates and activities that are university-wide.
For students: If there are placement requirements in your course, you must check the school calendars within your faculty.


Commence Week Semester Dates Public Holidays ACU Events Government School Term Dates 2016
ACT NSW Qld SA Vic
28 December 2015 1 Recess
Summer Term
New Year:
Friday
1 January 2016
      
4 January 2016 2 Recess
Summer Term
       
11 January 2016 3 Recess
Summer Term
       
18 January 2016 4 Recess
Summer Term
       
25 January 2016 5 Recess
Summer Term
Australia Day:
Tuesday
26 January 2016
   Term 1
28 January 2016
Term 1
27 January 2016
  Term 1
27 January 2016
1 February 2016 6 Recess
Summer Term
   Term 1
1 February 2016
   Term 1
1 February 2016
 
8 February 2016 7 Recess        
15 February 2016 8 International
Orientation
Week
       
22 February 2016 9 Orientation
Week
       
29 February 2016 10 LW 1        
7 March 2016 11 LW 2        
14 March 2016 12 LW 3 Labour Day: Vic
Canberra Day: ACT
Adelaide Cup: SA
Monday
14 March 2016
      
21 March 2016 13 LW 4 Good Friday:
25 March 2016
      
28 March 2016 14 UA Week
Recess
Easter Monday:
28 March 2016
Semester 1 Census Date:
Thursday
31 March 2016
     
4 April 2016 15 LW 5        
11 April 2016 16 LW 6      Term 2
11 April 2016
  Term 2
11 April 2016
18 April 2016 17 LW 7        
25 April 2016 18 LW 8 Anzac Day: Monday
25 April 2016
  Term 2
26 April 2016
Term 2
27 April 2016
   
2 May 2016 19 LW 9 Labour Day: Qld
Monday
2 May 2016
     Term 2
2 May 2016
 
9 May 2016 20 LW 10        
16 May 2016 21 LW 11        
23 May 2016 22 LW 12        
30 May 2016 23 Study
Week
       
6 June 2016 24 Exams        
13 June 2016 25 Exams Queen's Birthday: ACT/NSW/Vic/SA
Monday
13 June 2016
      
20 June 2016 26

Exams

       
27 June 2016 27 Recess
Winter Term
       
4 July 2016 28 Recess
Winter Term
       
11 July 2016 29 Recess
Winter Term
     Term 3
11 July 2016
  Term 3
11 July 2016
18 July 2016 30 Recess
Winter Term
   Term 3
18 July 2016
Term 3
19 July 2016
   
25 July 2016 31

Orientation Week
Winter Term

      Term 3
25 July 2016
 
1 August 2016 32 LW 1        
8 August 2016 33 LW 2 Royal National Show Brisbane: Wednesday
10 August 2016
      
15 August 2016 34 LW 3        
22 August 2016 35 LW 4        
29 August 2016 36 LW 5   Semester 2
Census Date:
Wednesday
31 August 2016
     
5 September 2016 37 LW 6        
12 September 2016 38 LW 7        
19 September 2016 39 LW 8        
26 September 2016 40 UA Week
Recess
Family & Community Day: ACT
26 September 2016
      
3 October 2016 41 LW 9 Labour Day: ACT/NSW/SA
Queen's Birthday Qld:
Monday
3 October 2016
    Term 4
4 October 2016
  Term 4
3 October 2016
10 October 2016 42 LW 10    Term 4
10 October 2016
Term 4
10 October 2016
   
17 October 2016 43 LW 11       Term 4
17 October 2016
 
24 October 2016 44 LW 12        
31 October 2016 45 Study
Week

Melbourne Cup: Vic
Tuesday
1 November 2016

      
7 November 2016 46 Exams        
14 November 2016 47 Exams        
21 November 2016 48 Exams        
28 November 2016 49 Recess
Summer Term
       
5 December 2016 50 Recess
Summer Term
       
12 December 2016 51 Recess
Summer Term
       
19 December 2016 52

Recess
Summer Term

Christmas Day: Sunday
25 December 2016
Boxing Day: Monday
26 December 2016
Xmas Day Hol:
Tuesday
27 December 2016
      

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2016 Domestic non-research, non-standard study periods

Non-standard study periods are to be conducted as per the 2016 Study Periods approved by Academic Board on 16 July 2014.

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