Please check the starting dates for each of your courses in the Class Timetable as they will vary depending on the teaching period.

This calendar is for all students except: Study Abroad & Exchange, AGSM MBA, Medicine (undergraduate), UNSW Canberra, Higher Degree Research, Hexamester.

Summer Term

YEAR 2021 2022
Summer Term 4 Jan - 6 Feb 4 Jan - 7 Feb
Teaching period U1 4 Jan - 5 Feb 4 Jan - 4 Feb
UNSW Shutdown 19 Dec 2020 - 3 Jan 2021 22 Dec 2021 - 3 Jan 2022
Exams U1 6 Feb 5 Feb - 7 Feb

Term 1

YEAR 2021 2022
Term 1 15 Feb - 13 May 14 Feb - 12 May
O-Week 8 Feb - 12 Feb 7 Feb - 13 Feb (TBC)
Teaching period T1 15 Feb - 23 Apr 14 Feb - 22 Apr
Flexibility week T1  22 Mar - 28 Mar 21 Mar - 27 Mar
Teaching period T1A 15 Feb - 19 Mar 14 Feb - 18 Mar
Teaching period T1B 22 Mar - 23 Apr 21 Mar - 22 Apr
Study period T1 24 Apr - 29 Apr 23 Apr - 28 Apr
Exams T1 30 Apr - 13 May 29 Apr - 12 May (TBC)
Teaching period T1C 3 May - 28 May 2 May - 27 May
Term break 14 May - 30 May 13 May - 29 May

Term 2

YEAR 2021 2022
Term 2 31 May - 26 Aug 30 May - 25 Aug
O-Week 25 May - 28 May 23 May - 29 May (TBC)
Teaching period T2 31 May - 6 Aug 30 May - 5 Aug
Flexibility week T2  5 Jul - 11 Jul 4 Jul - 10 Jul
Teaching period T2A 31 May - 2 Jul 30 May - 1 Jul
Teaching period T2B 5 Jul - 6 Aug 4 Jul - 5 Aug
Study period T2 7 Aug - 12 Aug 6 Aug - 11 Aug
Exams T2 13 Aug - 26 Aug 12 Aug - 25 Aug (TBC)
Teaching period T2C 16 Aug - 10 Sep 15 Aug - 9 Sep
Term break 27 Aug - 12 Sep 26 Aug - 11 Sep

Term 3

YEAR 2021 2022
Term 3 13 Sep - 9 Dec 12 Sep - 8 Dec
O-Week 8 Sep - 10 Sep 5 Sep - 11 Sep (TBC)
Teaching period T3 13 Sep - 19 Nov 12 Sep - 18 Nov
Flexibility week T3  18 Oct - 24 Oct 17 Oct - 23 Oct
Teaching period T3A 13 Sep - 15 Oct 12 Sep - 14 Oct
Teaching period T3B 18 Oct - 19 Nov 17 Oct - 18 Nov
Study period T3 20 Nov - 25 Nov 19 Nov - 24 Nov
Exams T3 26 Nov - 9 Dec 25 Nov - 8 Dec (TBC)
Teaching period T3C 22 Nov - 17 Dec 21 Nov - 16 Dec

Notes

  • Standard university teaching hours are:
    Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm. If you are enrolled in a class taught in non-standard hours or format (e.g. on weekends or in intensive format), you should refer to the teaching start and end dates on your myUNSW class timetable (or as advised by your course convenor) as these may differ from the standard calendar dates listed above.
  • What are T1, T2A, U1 etc?
    Some of the dates on this page include abbreviations that refer to specific periods of teaching in each term/semester. These abbreviations are explained on the Teaching Periods page.

Key dates

Here you can find the key administration dates (other than the term dates listed above) for managing your program:

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