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Key dates 2018

Week Date Event
4 Monday 22 January All DClinDent, MDentTech, MDS & MComDent students start unless notified otherwise
4 Monday 22 January PGDipCDTech part-time students block course
4 TBC Teaching Excellence Workshop
5 Monday 29 January BDS Y3, 4&5 begin classes; BOH Y2&3 begin classes
All postgraduate diploma students commence (except for PGDipCDTech)
6Tuesday 6 February Waitangi Day
6Wednesday 7 FebruaryPGDipCDTech full-time students begin
8 Monday 19 February Mihi whakatau for BDS Y2; BOH Y1; DTEC Y1 students
8Monday 19 FebruaryDTEC Y2&3 classes begin
8Tuesday to ThursdayCamp Dent for BDS Y2, BOH Y1, DTEC Y1 students
8Friday 23 FebruaryIntroduction Day for BDS Y2; BOH Y1; DTEC Y1 students
9Monday 26 February BDS Y2; BOH Y1; DTEC Y1 classes begin
13Friday 30 MarchEaster Good Friday - School closed
14Monday 2 AprilMid-semester Break 2 April - 6 April includes Easter Monday & Otago Anniversary Day
15Monday 9 AprilClasses resume for all students
17 Wednesday 25 April ANZAC Day Observed - School closed
20 Friday 18 May Lectures cease for BDS Y3, 4&5; BOH Y2 (DEOH papers) BOH Y3
21 Monday 21 May Semester Break (21 May to 8 June)
21 Monday 21 May PGDipCDTech part-time students block course (21 May to 1 June, weeks 21 & 22)
21 Monday 21 May IMU Bridging Course (21 May to 8 June)
21Thursday 24 May Faculty exam period begins for BDS Y3, 4&5; BOH 3
22 Friday 1 June Classes cease BDS Y2, BOH Y1, BOH Y2 (SOCI 101), DTEC Y1, 2&3
23 Monday 4 June Queen’s Birthday observed
23Wednesday 6 June University exam period begins (BDS Y2, BOH Y1, BOH Y2, DTEC Y1, 2&3)
23 Thursday 7 June Clinical Excellence Day
24 Monday 11 June Semester 2: classes resume BDS Y3, 4&5; BOH Y3
26 Monday 25 June Classes resume for BOH Y2
28 Monday 9 July Semester 2: Classes resume for BDS Y2; BOH Y1; DTEC Y1, 2&3 students
30Monday 23 July Mid-Semester Break for BOH3 (23 July to 27 July)
3025 July to 28 July IADR 96th General Session & Exhibition London England
31 Monday 30 July Mid-semester break for BDS Y3, 4&5; BOH Y2 (30 July to 3 August)
35 Monday 27 August Mid-semester break for BDS Y2; BOH Y1; DTEC Y1, 2&3 (27 to 31 August)
35 Thursday 30 August Research Day
38 Friday 21 September Dental Technology Day
39Friday 28 September Lectures cease for BDS3; BOH Y2 (DEOH papers), BOH 3
40 Thursday 4 October Faculty exam period begins for BDS Y3; BOH 3
40 Friday 5 October Classes cease for BDS Y4&5
41 Wednesday 10 October Faculty exam period begins for BDS Y4&5
41 Friday 12 October Lectures cease for BDS Y2; BOH Y1, BOH 2 (PUBH202)
42 Mon-Tues 15 & 16 October BDS Y5 Colloquium & BDS Honours
42 Wednesday 17 October University exam period begins (includes BDS Y2, BOH Y1, BOH Y2, DTEC Y1, 2&3)
42 Thursday 18 October BDS5 OSCE
43 Monday 22 October Labour Day
43 Tuesday 23 October BDS5 Viva
43 Friday 26 October Classes cease DTEC Y1, 2&3
47 Friday 23 November Classes cease for final year DClinDent students and PG Diploma students
49 Saturday 8 December Health Sciences Graduation Ceremony
50 Friday 14 December Formal classes cease for DClinDent Y1&2 students
52Monday 24 December 24 December should be taken as annual leave