Commence Week Semester Dates Public Holidays ACU Events Government School Term Dates 2020
ACT NSW Qld SA Vic
30 December 2019 1 Recess
Summer Term
New Year Holiday:
Wednesday
1 January 2020
           
6 January 2020 2 Recess
Summer Term
  Summer Term Census Date: Monday 6 January 2020          
13 January 2020 3 Recess
Summer Term
             
20 January 2020 4 Recess
Summer Term
Australia Day:
Sunday
26 January 2020
           
27 January 2020 5 Recess
Summer Term
Australia Day (substitute holiday):
Monday 27 January 2020
    Term 1 starts
Tuesday
28 January 2020
Term 1 starts
Tuesday
28 January 2020
Term 1 starts
Tuesday
28 January 2020
Term 1 starts
Tuesday
28 January 2020
3 February 2020 6 Recess     Term 1 starts
Monday
3 February 2020
       
10 February 2020 7 International
Orientation
Week
             
17 February 2020 8 Orientation
Week
             
24 February 2020 9 LW 1 (Start Sem 1)              
2 March 2020 10 LW 2              
9 March 2020 11 LW 3 Labour Day: Vic
Canberra Day: ACT
Adelaide Cup: SA
Monday
9 March 2020
           
16 March 2020 12 LW 4              
23 March 2020 13 LW 5   Semester 1 Census Date:
Tuesday
31 March 2020
        Term 1 ends
Friday
27 March 2020
30 March 2020 14 LW 6         Term 1 ends
Friday
3 April 2020
   
6 April 2020 15 LW 7 Good Friday:
10 April 2020
  Term 1 ends
Thursday
9 April 2020
Term 1 ends
Thursday
9 April 2020
  Term 1 ends
Thursday
9 April 2020
 
13 April 2020 16 UA Vacation Week
Recess
Easter Monday:
13 April 2020
          Term 2 starts
Tuesday
14 April 2020
20 April 2020 17 LW8 Anzac Day:
Saturday
25 April 2020
      Term 2 starts
Monday
20 April 2020
   
27 April 2020 18 LW 9     Term 2 starts
Monday
27 April 2020
Term 2 starts
Monday
27 April 2020
  Term 2 starts
Monday
27 April 2020
 
4 May 2020 19 LW 10 Labour Day: Qld
Monday
4 May 2020
           
11 May 2020 20 LW 11              
18 May 2020 21 LW 12
Winter Term
             
25 May 2020 22 Study
Week

Winter Term
             
1 June 2020 23 Exams
Winter Term
Reconciliation Day: ACT
Monday
1 June 2020
           
8 June 2020 24 Exams
Winter Term
Queen's Birthday: ACT/NSW/SA/Vic
Monday
08 June 2020
           
15 June 2020 25 Winter Term              
22 June 2020 26 Recess
Winter Term
 

Winter Term
Census Date: Monday 22 June 2020

    Term 2 ends
Friday
26 June 2020
  Term 2 ends
Friday
26 June 2020
29 June 2020 27 Recess
Winter Term
    Term 2 ends
Friday
3 July 2020
Term 2 ends
Friday
3 July 2020
  Term 2 ends
Friday
3 July 2020
 
6 July 2020 28 Recess
Winter Term
             
13 July 2020 29 International Orientation
Week

Recess
Winter Term
        Term 3 starts
Monday
13 July 2020
  Term 3 starts
Monday
13 July 2020
20 July 2020 30 Orientation
Week

Recess
Winter Term
    Term 3 starts
Monday
20 July 2020
Term 3 starts
Monday
20 July 2020
  Term 3 starts
Monday
20 July 2020
 
27 July 2020 31 LW 1 (Start Sem 2)              
3 August 2020 32 LW 2              
10 August 2020 33 LW 3 Royal Queensland Show: Brisbane
Wednesday
12 August 2020
           
17 August 2020 34 LW 4              
24 August 2020 35 LW 5              
31 August 2020 36 LW 6   Semester 2 Census Date:
Monday
31 August 2020
         
7 September 2020 37 LW 7              
14 September 2020 38 LW 8         Term 3 ends
Friday
18 September 2020
  Term 3 ends
Friday
18 September 2020
21 September 2020 39 LW 9 AFL Grand Final Day: Melbourne
Friday
*Subject to AFL Schedule
  Term 3 ends
Friday
25 September 2020
Term 3 ends
Friday
25 September 2020
  Term 3 ends
Friday
25 September 2020
 
28 September 2020 40 UA Vacation Week
Recess
             
5 October 2020 41 LW 10 Queen's Birthday: Qld
Monday
5 October 2020
Labour Day: ACT/NSW/SA
      Term 4 starts
Tuesday
6 October 2020
  Term 4 starts
Monday
5 October 2020
12 October 2020 42 LW 11     Term 4 starts
Monday
12 October 2020
Term 4 starts
Monday
12 October 2020
  Term 4 starts
Monday
12 October 2020
 
19 October 2020 43 LW 12              
26 October 2020 44 Study
Week
             
2 November 2020 45 Exams Melbourne Cup: Vic
Tuesday
3 November 2020
Ballarat Show Holiday: Vic
(TBC)
8 November 2020
           
9 November 2020 46 Exams              
16 November 2020 47                
23 November 2020 48 Recess
Summer Term
             
30 November 2020 49 Recess
Summer Term
             
7 December 2020 50 Recess
Summer Term
        Term 4 ends
Friday
11 December 2020
Term 4 ends
Friday
11 December 2020
 
14 December 2020 51

Recess
Summer Term

    Term 4 ends
Friday
18 December 2020
Term 4 ends
Friday
18 December 2020
    Term 4 ends
Friday
18 December 2020
21 December 2020 52 Recess
Summer Term
Christmas Day:
Friday
25 December 2020
Boxing Day: ACT/NSW/Qld/Vic
Proclamation Day: SA
Saturday
26 December 2020
           

2020 Domestic non-research, non-standard study periods

Non-standard study periods are to be conducted as per the 2020 Study Periods approved by Academic Board on 11 July 2018.

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