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International Student Key Dates

Pacific students

2014 Academic Semester dates

Summer School

6 January

Course advising for summer school

Formal classes begin

International Summer School Orientation/Welcome

6 February Waitangi Day (public holiday)
14 February Summer School lectures cease
15 February Summer School examination period begins
20 February Summer School examination period ends

First Semester

13 February International students should plan to be on campus by this day (at the latest)
14, 17, 18 February Course Approval
19 - 21 February International Student Orientation Programme
21 February Preliminary lectures held
24 February Formal lectures begin
18 April Mid-Semester break begins / Good Friday (public holiday)
21 April Easter Monday (public holiday)
22 April Otago Anniversary day celebrated (University holiday)
25 April ANZAC Day (public holiday)
28 April First Semester resumes
30 May First Semester lectures cease
31 May First Semester examination period begins
2 June Queens Birthday (public holiday)
18 June First Semester examination period ends

Second Semester

1 July International Students should plan to be on campus by this date
2-4 July International Student Orientation Programme
3 July Course Approval
7 July Second Semester lectures begin
25 August Mid-semester break begins
1 September Second Semester resumes
10 October Second Semester lectures cease
15 October Second Semester examination period begins
27 October Labour Day (public holiday)
8 November Second Semester examination period ends