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Key dates 2019

Week Date Event
4 Monday 22 January All DClinDent, MDentTech, MDS & MComDent students start unless notified otherwise
6 Wednesday 6 February Waitangi Day
6 Thursday 7 February Teaching Excellence Workshop HAG10 at 9am
7 Monday 11 February
PGDipCDTech Part-time students’ block course: 11-22 February
8 Monday 18 February

Clinic Orientation Begins for:

  • Staff
  • Dental Years 3,4,5,
  • Oral Health Years 2 and 3
  • PGCDTech full-time students
8Monday 18 February

Lectures begin for:

  • Dental students Years 3, 4 and 5
  • Lectures Oral Health students Years 2 and 3
  • Dental Technology students Years 2 and 3 begin classes
  • All Postgraduate Diploma students commence
8Monday 18 February
  • Mihi whakatau all new students
  • Week-long pre-arranged programme for new students

New students in the 3 undergraduate programmes will gather at 9-12 noon Fullwood Room Dunedin Centre for the Mihi whakatau

8Friday 22 February
  • Pre-arranged programme for all new students
  • Joint Dental, Oral Health and Dental Technology introductory lecture then the Whakawātea followed by course specific programmes for groups of new students
9Monday 25 February

Clinics begin for:

  • All Dental students
  • All Oral Health students
9Tuesday 26 February
  • Clinical Dental Technology full-time students
  • Labs begin for Dental Technology Y1 students
16Friday 19 April Good Friday
17Monday 22 AprilMid-semester Break (Easter Monday, Otago Anniversary Day, Anzac Day)
18 Monday 29 April Classes resume for all students
22 Friday 31 May

Lectures, clinics and labs cease for:

  • Y2 Dental and Y1 Dental Technology
  • Y1 and Y2 Oral Health students
23 Monday 3 June Queen’s Birthday Holiday
23 Friday 7 June

Lectures, clinics and labs cease for:

  • Y3, Y4 and Y5 Dental
  • Y2 and Y3 Dental Technology
  • Y3 Oral Health students
24 Thursday 13 June BDS Curriculum Meeting
24-2510 June to 21 June PGDipCDTech Part-time students’ block course
28 Monday 8 JulySemester 2: Classes resume for all students
28 Wednesday 10 July Clinical Excellence Day
35Monday 26 August Mid-semester break for all students 26 August to 30 August
36 Monday 2 September Classes resume for all students
37 Wednesday 11 September Research Day
39 Friday 27 September Dental Technology Day
41 Friday 11 October

Lectures cease for:

  • Y2 Dental
  • Y1 and Y2 Oral Health students
43Friday 25 October

Lectures cease for:

  • Y3, Y4 and Y5 Dental students
  • All Dental Technology students
  • Y3 Oral Health students
44Monday 28 October Labour Day
44 Thursday 31 October BDS5 written exam
45 Mon/Tue 4 and 5 Nov BDS5 elective colloquium
45 Thursday 7 November BDS5 OSCE
46 Tuesday 12 November BDS5 viva exam
47Friday 22 November

Classes cease for: 

  • Final-year DClinDent students
  • PG Diploma students
50 Friday 13 December

Formal classes cease for:

  • Y1 and Y2 DClinDent students