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Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan 2019 Feb 2019 Mar 2019 Apr 2019 May 2019 Jun 2019

June

Monday, 25 June
Due date for submission of papers for course approval by students taking only second semester papers

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July

Monday, 2 July
Enrolment/Orientation activities for new international students (until 6 July)
Monday, 2 July
Latest arrival date for new international students studying in second semester
Monday, 2 July
Enrolment/Orientation activities for new international students (until 6 July)
Thursday, 5 July
Course Advice Day - Thursday 5 July
Monday, 9 July
Second semester begins
Monday, 9 July
Due date for completion of course enrolment declaration by students taking only second semester papers (late fee may apply)
Tuesday, 10 July
Fees due for second semester only enrolments
Friday, 13 July
Last day to add second semester papers (5pm deadline)
Friday, 27 July
Last day to delete second semester papers with refund of fees (5pm deadline)

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August

Monday, 13 August
Live streaming of 18 August 2018 Graduation ceremony
Saturday, 18 August
Graduation ceremony
Saturday, 25 August
Mid-semester break begins
Friday, 31 August
Applications due for first enrolment in Teacher Education programmes in 2019

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September

Saturday, 1 September
Applications due for Music Performance papers in 2019
Monday, 3 September
Second semester resumes
Friday, 14 September
Last day to withdraw from second semester and full year papers (5pm deadline)
Saturday, 15 September
Applications due for first year courses in Dental Technology, Oral Health and Radiation Therapy, and second year classes in Dentistry, Medical Laboratory Science, Medicine, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy in 2019

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October

Monday, 1 October
Applications due for second year classes in Law in 2019
Friday, 12 October
Lectures end before second semester examinations
Wednesday, 17 October
Second semester examinations begin
Monday, 22 October
Labour Day

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November

Thursday, 1 November
Applications due for the third stage of the Bachelor of Social Work programme in 2019
Saturday, 10 November
Second semester examinations end
Thursday, 15 November
Applications due for second year classes in Surveying in 2019

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December

Saturday, 8 December
Graduation ceremonies
Monday, 10 December
Applications due from all new and recommencing students, and returning students applying for a new programme, commencing in Summer School or first semester subject to the Entry Pathway system in 2019
Monday, 10 December
Applications due for first enrolment in most Honours, Postgraduate Diploma and Masters’ programmes in 2019
Wednesday, 12 December
Graduation ceremonies
Saturday, 15 December
Due date for submission of Summer School papers for course approval
Saturday, 15 December
Graduation ceremonies

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January 2019

Thursday, 3 January
University reopens
Sunday, 6 January
Enrolment/Orientation seminar for new international students
Sunday, 6 January
Latest arrival date for new international students studying at Summer School
Monday, 7 January
Summer School classes begin
Monday, 7 January
Due date for completion of course enrolment declaration concerning Summer School papers (a late fee may apply)
Friday, 11 January
Summer School fees due
Monday, 14 January
Last day to add or delete Summer School papers (5pm deadline)
Tuesday, 15 January
Due date for submission of papers for course approval by students taking first semester or full years papers

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February 2019

Monday, 4 February
Last day to withdraw from Summer School papers (5pm deadline)
Wednesday, 6 February
Waitangi Day
Sunday, 10 February
Fees due for study beginning in the first semester
Friday, 15 February
Summer School classes end
Saturday, 16 February
Summer School examinations begin
Monday, 18 February
Academic Orientation Week commences
Monday, 18 February
Latest arrival date for new international students studying in first semester
Monday, 18 February
Enrolment/Orientation activities for new international students (until 22 February)
Wednesday, 20 February
Course Advice Day
Thursday, 21 February
Summer School examinations end
Thursday, 21 February
Course Advice Day
Friday, 22 February
Preliminary lectures for first semester and full year papers
Friday, 22 February
Academic Orientation Week ends
Friday, 22 February
Due date for completion of course enrolment declaration by students taking first semester and full year papers (late fee may apply)
Monday, 25 February
Formal lectures begin

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March 2019

Friday, 1 March
Last day to add first semester or full year papers (5pm deadline)
Friday, 15 March
Last day to delete first semester papers with refund of fees (5pm deadline)
Friday, 22 March
Last day to delete full year papers with refund of fees (5pm deadline)

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April 2019

Friday, 19 April
Good Friday - Mid-semester break begins
Monday, 22 April
Easter Monday
Tuesday, 23 April
Otago Anniversary Day observed (Dunedin)
Thursday, 25 April
ANZAC Day
Monday, 29 April
First semester resumes

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May 2019

Friday, 3 May
Last day to withdraw from first semester papers (5pm deadline)
Saturday, 11 May
Graduation ceremonies
Saturday, 18 May
Graduation ceremonies
Friday, 31 May
Lectures cease before mid-year examinations

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June 2019

Monday, 3 June
Queen’s Birthday
Wednesday, 5 June
First semester examinations begin
Saturday, 15 June
Applications due from students taking only second semester papers for a programme subject to the Entry Pathway system in 2019
Wednesday, 19 June
First semester examinations end