Academic calendar 2020

This page contains key teaching, enrolment, census, payment, withdraw and exam dates for each study period. For the official start and end dates and a visual display of all study periods, see the 2020 Academic Year Calendar (PDF 197kb).

Staff should note that centrally managed SAS exam events are only available for the selected study periods as indicated by ^


First Semester

Study period one

Core teaching and assessment period 13/01/2020 to 27/03/2020

Students should consult their timetable for exact teaching dates. Once you have enrolled you can access your timetable from the myTimetable link in myEnrolment. Teaching dates are approximate and will vary in a small percentage of courses.

Key dates

Enrol by date

24 Jan 2020

Due date for payment (domestic/international 1st instalment)

24 Jan 2020

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

24 Feb 2020

Census date

31 Jan 2020

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

14 Feb 2020

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

28 Feb 2020

Exam period

23 Mar – 27 Mar 2020

Official results release date

11 Apr 2020

Secondary exam period ^

10 Aug – 15 Aug 2020

Official results release date (secondary results)

22 Aug 2020

 


Study period two

Core teaching and assessment period 2/03/2020 to 4/07/2020

Core Teaching and assessment period for Business and Law 02/03/2020 to 13/06/2020

Students should consult their timetable for exact teaching dates. Once you have enrolled you can access your timetable from the myTimetable link in myEnrolment. Teaching dates are approximate and will vary in a small percentage of courses.

Students in Business and Law courses should note the earlier exam period and results release.

Key dates

Orientation

24 Feb 2020

Enrol by date

13 Mar 2020

Due date for payment (domestic/international 1st instalment)

17 Mar 2020

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

17 Apr 2020

Census date

31 Mar 2020

Teaching break

13 Apr – 24 Apr 2020

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

1 May 2020

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

15 May 2020

Exam period ^

20 Jun – 4 Jul 2020

Official results release date

18 Jul 2020

Secondary exam period ^

10 Aug – 15 Aug 2020

Official results release date (secondary results)

22 Aug 2020

Business and Law Specific dates

 

Orientation and Preparatory Class

24 Feb – 28 Feb 2020

Teaching break - Business and Law

13 Apr – 24 Apr 2020

Exam Period - Business and Law ^

30 May - 13 Jun 2020

Official results release date - Business and Law

27 Jun 2020

Secondary exam period -Business and Law ^

10 Aug – 15 Aug 2020

Official results release date 
(secondary results) - Business and Law

22 Aug 2020

 


Study period three

Core teaching and assessment period 6/04/2020 to 19/06/2020

Students should consult their timetable for exact teaching dates. Once you have enrolled you can access your timetable from the myTimetable link in myEnrolment. Teaching dates are approximate and will vary in a small percentage of courses.

Key dates

Enrol by date

17 Apr 2020

Due date for payment (domestic/international 1st instalment)

17 Apr 2020

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

17 May 2020

Census date

24 Apr 2020

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

8 May 2020

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

22 May 2020

Exam period

15 Jun - 19 Jun 2020

Official results release date

04 Jul 2020

Secondary exam period ^

10 Aug – 15 Aug 2020

Official results release date (secondary results)

22 Aug 2020

 


Second Semester

Study period four

Core teaching and assessment period 29/06/2020 to 11/09/2020

Core Teaching and assessment period for Business and Law 15/06/2020 to 07/08/2020

Students should consult their timetable for exact teaching dates. Once you have enrolled you can access your timetable from the myTimetable link in myEnrolment. Teaching dates are approximate and will vary in a small percentage of courses.

Students in Business and Law courses should note the earlier results release date.

Visit the UniSA Online website for UniSA Online application key dates.

Key Dates

Enrol by date

10 Jul 2020

Due date for payment (domestic/international 1st instalment)

10 Jul 2020

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

10 Aug 2020

Census date

17 Jul 2020

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

31 Jul 2020

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

14 Aug 2020

Exam period

7 Sep – 11 Sep 2020

Official results release date

26 Sep 2020

Secondary exam period

30 Nov - 4 Dec 2020

Official results release date (secondary results)

19 Dec 2020

Business and Law Specific dates

 

Official results release date - Business and Law

22 Aug 2020

 


Study period five

Core teaching and assessment period 27/07/2020 to 28/11/2020

Core Teaching and assessment period for Business and Law 03/08/2020 to 21/11/2020

Students should consult their timetable for exact teaching dates. Once you have enrolled you can access your timetable from the myTimetable link in myEnrolment. Teaching dates are approximate and will vary in a small percentage of courses.

Students in Business and Law courses should note the earlier exam period and results release.

Key dates

Orientation

20 Jul 2020

Enrol by date

14 Aug 2020

Due date for payment (Domestic/International 1st instalment)

17 Aug 2020

Due date for payment (International 2nd instalment)

17 Sep 2020

Census date

31 Aug 2020

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

18 Sep 2020

Teaching break

21 Sep – 02 Oct 2020

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

16 Oct 2020

Exam period ^

14 Nov – 28 Nov 2020

Official results release date

12 Dec 2020

Secondary exam period ^

1 Feb - 6 Feb 2021

Official results release date (secondary results)

20 Feb 2021

Business and Law Specific dates

 

Orientation and Preparatory Class

 3 Aug – 7 Aug 2020

Teaching break

21 Sept – 02 Oct 2020

Exam period - Business and Law ^

 7 Nov – 21 Nov 2020

Official results release date - Business and Law

 12 Dec 2020

Secondary exam period - Business and Law ^

 1 Feb - 6 Feb 2021

Official results release date
(secondary results) - Business and Law

 20 Feb 2021

 


Study period six

Core teaching and assessment period 21/09/2020 to 04/12/2020

Students should consult their timetable for exact teaching dates. Once you have enrolled you can access your timetable from the myTimetable link in myEnrolment. Teaching dates are approximate and will vary in a small percentage of courses.

Key dates

Enrol by date

2 Oct 2020

Due date for payment (domestic/international 1st instalment)

2 Oct 2020

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

2 Nov 2020

Census date

9 Oct 2020

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

23 Oct 2020

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

6 Nov 2020

Exam period

30 Nov – 4 Dec 2020

Official results release date

19 Dec 2020

Secondary exam period ^

1 Feb - 6 Feb 2021

Official results release date (secondary results)

20 Feb 2021

 


Summer Term

Study period seven

Core teaching and assessment period 02/11/2020 to 06/02/2021

Students should consult their timetable for exact teaching dates. Once you have enrolled you can access your timetable from the myTimetable link in myEnrolment

Key dates

Enrol by date

4 Dec 2020

Due date for payment (domestic/international 1st instalment)

4 Dec 2020

Due date for payment (international 2nd instalment)

4 Jan 2021

Census date

18 Dec 2020

Final date for Withdraw Without Fail (W)

1 Jan 2021

Final date for Withdraw Fail (WF)

15 Jan 2021

Exam period ^

1 Feb – 6 Feb 2021

Official results release date

20 Feb 2021

Secondary exam period ^

19 Jun - 3 Jul 2021

Official results release date (secondary results)

17 Jul 2021

 


Major study breaks

Mid year break

06 Jul – 24 Jul 2020

End of year break

Dec 2020 – Feb 2021


Please note: These dates are for students enrolled in study periods two and five and will vary if you are enrolled in other study periods.

 


Higher Degree by Research

Research Period One 

Begin Date

01 Jan 2020

Last Admit Date

31 Mar 2020

Census Date

19 Apr 2020

First Payment Due Date

30 Apr 2020

End Date

30 Jun 2020

Second Payment Due Date

11 Jul 2020


Research Period Two

Begin Date

01 Apr 2020

Last Admit Date

30 Jun 2020

Census Date

19 Jul 2020

First Payment Due Date

30 Jul 2020

End Date

30 Sep 2020

Second Payment Due Date

11 Oct 2020


Research Period Three

Begin Date

01 July 2020

Last Admit Date

30 Sep 2020

Census Date

19 Oct 2020

First Payment Due Date

30 Oct 2020

End Date

31 Dec 2020

Second Payment Due Date

11 Jan 2021


Research Period Four

Begin Date

1 Oct 2020

Last Admit Date

8 Dec 2020

Census Date

31 Dec 2020

First Payment Due Date

11 Jan 2021

End Date

31 Mar 2021

Second Payment Due Date

11 April 2021