Most courses in Summer Term are offered in an intensive mode of study.

How to enrol

For information on how to Enrol and Register for classes via myUNSW see:

Annual Enrolment

Your enrolment is your responsibility:

  • You must enrol in your course before the enrolment deadline
  • If you want to withdraw from a course (drop), the drop deadline is the last day you can withdraw without academic penalty, and the census date is the last day you can withdraw without financial liability for the course. There are also other deadlines to consider before you drop.

Key dates

For term dates, see the Academic Calendar. For class dates, see the Class Timetable.

Below you can find dates for enrolment, census, fee payment, exams and results. Key dates for ADFA students are available on the ADFA key dates page.

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Courses available

Below are links to Faculty-specific Summer Term courses listed on the UNSW Handbook:

International student visa requirements

International students may enrol in the Summer Term. The Summer Term is not recognised as a compulsory study period, and international students are not required to maintain a full-time enrolment during this time. See Visa Requirements.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for summer term are charged at the same rate that is set for the following Term 1, in the year ahead. See Fees and Payment for tuition fee and student contribution rates.

Academic standing

Academic standing indicates current progress toward completion of a program. Results obtained in the Summer Term will be counted towards Term 1 academic standing. See Academic Standing.


Students who complete their studies in Summer Term will be assigned to a Graduation Ceremony at the end of Term 1.

Equitable Learning Support

If you are considering enrolling or have enrolled in Summer Term courses, it is very important that you let your Equitable Learning Advisor know: Contact the Equitable Learning Advisors.

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