This information was current in 2006 and may now be out of date. Please refer to the latest handbook.

Important Dates 2006

Note: For a comprehensive list of all Study Period dates see 2006 Study Periods
Monday 23 JanuarySupplementary/deferred examinations begin
Friday 27 JanuaryCensus Date - Study Period 3 subjects#
Friday 3 FebruarySupplementary/deferred examinations end
Monday 13 FebruaryOrientation Week begins Publication of supplementary/deferred results
Monday 20 FebruaryStudy Period 1 begins*
Friday 3 MarchLast date for all students to add or substitute Study Period 1 subjects without approval of subject coordinator*
Friday 10 MarchLast date for submission of Application to Change Course form for Study Period 1
Friday 24 MarchCensus Date - Study Period 1 and Study Period 4 subjects# Graduation Ceremony — Townsville — Faculty of Arts, Education and Social Sciences (Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre)
Saturday 25 MarchGraduation Ceremonies — Townsville — Faculties of Law, Business and the Creative Arts; Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences; and Science, Engineering and Information Technology (Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre)
Sunday 26 MarchPresentation Ceremony (Scholarships, Bursaries & Prizes) — Townsville — all Faculties (Sir George Kneipp Auditorium)
Monday 10 AprilPublication of Study Period 3 results for all Faculties*
Friday 14 AprilLast date for all students to withdraw without academic penalty from Study Period 1 subjects*
Monday 17 AprilLecture recess begins
Friday 21 AprilLecture recess ends
Monday 24 AprilStudy Period 1 resumes
Friday 5 MayCensus Date - Study Period 5 subjects#
Friday 12 MayPresentation Ceremony (Scholarships, Bursaries & Prizes) — Cairns — all Faculties (Crowther Theatre)
Saturday 13 MayGraduation Ceremonies — Cairns . all Faculties (Cairns Convention Centre)
Friday 26 MayStudy Period 1 teaching ends*
Monday 29 MayStudy vacation begins
Friday 2 JuneStudy vacation ends
Saturday 3 JuneExaminations begin
Friday 16 JuneExaminations end
Monday 19 JuneVacation begins
Monday 3 JulyTownsville Show Holiday (public holiday, Townsville campus)
Friday 7 JulyCensus Date - Study Period 6 subjects#
Monday 10 JulyPublication of Study Period 1, Study Period 4 and Study Period 5 results for all Faculties*
Friday 21 JulyCensus Date - Study Period 7 subjects# Cairns Show Holiday (public holiday, Cairns campus)
Monday 31 JulyOrientation Week begins for students who commence studies mid-year
Friday 4 AugustVacation ends
Monday 7 AugustStudy Period 2 begins*
12, 13, 19, 20 AugustSupplementary/deferred examinations
Friday 18 AugustLast date for all students to add or substitute Study Period 2 subjects without approval of subject coordinator*
Friday 25 AugustLast date for submission of Application to Change Course form for Study Period 2
Monday 28 AugustPublication of supplementary/deferred results
Friday 8 SeptemberCensus Date - Study Period 2 and Study Period 8 subjects#
Monday 25 SeptemberLecture recess begins Publication of Study Period 6 and Study Period 7 results for all Faculties*
Friday 29 SeptemberLecture recess ends Last date for all students to withdraw without academic penalty from Study Period 2 subjects*
Monday 2 October Study Period 2 resumes
Friday 20 OctoberCensus Date - Study Period 9 subjects#
Friday 10 NovemberStudy Period 2 teaching ends*
Monday 13 NovemberStudy vacation begins
Friday 17 NovemberStudy vacation ends
Saturday 18 NovemberExaminations begin
Friday 1 DecemberExaminations end
Monday 18 DecemberPublication of results for Study Period 2, Study Period 8 and Study Period 9 for all Faculties*
Friday 22 DecemberCensus Date - Study Period 10 and Study Period 11 subjects#
Monday 9 April 2007Publication of Study Period 10 and Study Period 11 results for all Faculties*
*Please see 2006 Study Periods page 303 for information for all Study Periods regarding:
  • start and end dates;

  • census dates;

  • dates for withdrawal without academic penalty;

  • the last date by which students can add or substitute subjects without prior approval of the subject coordinator; and

  • dates for release of subject results

# The census date for a Study Period is the last date for all students (domestic and international) to withdraw from subjects in which they are enrolled in that Study Period without incurring student contribution, tuition fee or international student fee liability or, for Commonwealth supported students, without consuming Student Learning Entitlement. See 2006 Study Periods page 303 for a full listing of census dates and Study Periods.