Key dates

All the calendar information you need.

Student Accommodation

View the key dates for your program here. The academic calendar consists of important dates throughout your study period such as orientation, census dates, study weeks, exam weeks and breaks for your program or course of study. 

  • Orientation Start Census Finish Continue to second Year at UNSW Calendar
    26–Aug–22
    29–Aug–22
    18–Sep–22
    18–Aug–23
    Term 3
    11 Sep 2023
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    13–Jan–23 16–Jan–23 5–Feb–23 8–Dec–23 Term 1
    12 Feb 2024
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    • Diploma in Architecture (Architectural studies) and Diploma in Architecture (Interior architecture) are only available in January and August intakes.
    • Diploma in Architecture (Landscape architecture) is only available in the January intake.
  • Orientation Start Census Finish Continue to First Year at UNSW Calendar

    4-Jul-22
    or
    8-Jul-22

    11–Jul–22

    17–Jul–22

    28–Oct–22

    Term 1
    13 Feb 2023

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    8-Aug-22
    or
    12-Aug-22

    15–Aug–22

    21–Aug–22

    2–Dec–22

    Term 1
    13 Feb 2023

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    7-Nov-22
    or
    11-Nov-22

    14–Nov–22

    20–Nov–22

    10–Mar–23

    Term 2
    29 May 2023

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  • Transition Program (on campus)

    Orientation Start Census Finish Continue to First Year at UNSW Calendar
    19–Aug–22 22–Aug–22 16–Sep–22 9–Dec–22 Term 1
    13 Feb 2023
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    Foundation Studies - Standard

    Orientation Start Census Finish Continue to First Year at UNSW Calendar
    17–Aug–22 17–Aug–22 16–Sep–22 14–Apr–23 Term 2
    29 May 2023
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    9-Nov–22 9–Nov–22 9–Dec–22 14–Jul–23 Term 3
    11 Sep 2023
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    22–Mar–23 22–Mar–23 21–Apr–23 17–Nov–23 Term 1
    12 Feb 2024
     

    Foundation Studies - Standard Plus

    Orientation Start Census Finish Continue to First Year at UNSW Calendar
    25–May–22 25–May–22 24–Jun–22 14–Apr–23 Term 2
    29 May 2023
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    24–Aug–22 24–Aug–22 23–Sep–22 14–Jul–23 Term 3
    11 Sep 2023
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    4–Jan–23 4–Jan–23 3–Feb–23 17–Nov–23 Term 1
    12 Feb 2024
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    Foundation Studies - Extended

    Orientation Start Census Finish Continue to First Year at UNSW Calendar
    15–Jun–22 15–Jun–22 15–Jul–22 14–Jul–23 Term 3
    11 Sep 2023
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    12–Oct–22 12–Oct–22 11–Nov–22 17–Nov–23 Term 1
    12 Feb 2024
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    * This intake only offers Commerce, Actuarial Studies and Physical Science streams. For intakes where Arts & Social Sciences, Design & Architecture or Life Science streams are not offered: 

    • Students wishing to undertake a Faculty of Science degree can typically undertake the Physical Science Stream instead of the Life Science Stream (for some programs Commerce or Commerce/Actuarial are the preferred Streams), and 
    • Students wishing to undertake a Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture degree can typically undertake the Commerce stream instead of the Arts & Social Sciences or Design & Architecture Streams (for some programs Physical Science is the preferred Stream). 
  • For entry to UNSW undergraduate and postgraduate programs

    EAE Start EAE Finish UEEC Start (20 weeks) UEEC Start (15 weeks) UEEC Start (10 weeks) UEEC Continue to Second Year
          23–May–22 27–Jun–22 2–Sep–22 Term 3
    12 Sep 2022
    23–May–22 29–Jul–22 1–Aug–22 5–Sep–22 10–Oct–22 16–Dec–22 Term 1
    13 Feb 2023
    27–Jun–22 2–Sep–22 5–Sep–22 10–Oct–22 14–Nov–22 3–Feb–23 Term 1
    13 Feb 2023

    For entry to Diploma Program

    EAE Start EAE Finish UEEC Start (20 weeks) UEEC Start (15 weeks) UEEC Start (10 weeks) UEEC
    Finish
    Diploma Start Diploma Finish Continue to Second Year
    6–Sep–21 12–Nov–21 15–Nov–21 4–Jan–22 7–Feb–22 15–Apr–22 9–May–22 28–Apr–23 Term 2
    29 May 2023
    4–Jan–22 11–Mar–22 14–Mar–22 19–Apr–22 23–May–22 29–Jul–22 29–Aug–22 18–Aug–23 Term 3
    11 Sep 2023
    23–May–22 29–Jul–22 1–Aug–22 5–Sep–22 10–Oct–22 16–Dec–22 16–Jan–23 8–Dec–23 Term 1
    12 Feb 2024
  • For entry to Transition Program Online

    FEEC Start FEEC Finish Transition Program Online Start Transition Program Online Finish Continue to First Year at UNSW
    14-Mar–22 20-May–22 11-Jul–22 28-Oct–22 Term 1
    13 Feb 2023
    23-May-22 29-Jul-22 15-Aug-22 2-Dec-22 Term 1
    13 Feb 2023
    1-Aug-22 7-Oct-22 14-Nov-22 10-Mar-23 Term 2
    29 May 2023



    For entry to Transition Program (on campus)

    EAE Start EAE Finish  FEEC Start FEEC Finish Foundation Studies Start Foundation Studies Finish Continue to First Year at UNSW

    Intake already passed

     

     23–May–22

     29–Jul–22

    22–Aug–22

    9–Dec–22

    Term 1
    13 Feb 2023

    For entry to Foundation Studies - Standard

    EAE Start EAE Finish FEEC Start FEEC Finish Foundation Studies Start Foundation Studies Finish Continue to First Year at UNSW
    7–Feb–22 15–Apr22 23–May–22 29–Jul–22 17–Aug–22 14–Apr–23 Term 2
    29 May 2023
    23–May–22 29–Jul–22 1–Aug–22 7–Oct–22 9–Nov–22 14–Jul–23 Term 3
    11 Sep 2023
    10–Oct–22 16–Dec–22 03–Jan–23 10–Mar–23 22–Mar–23 17–Nov–23 Term 1
    12 Feb 2024

    For entry to Foundation Studies - Standard Plus

    EAE Start EAE Finish FEEC Start FEEC Finish Foundation Studies Start Foundation Studies Finish Continue to First Year at UNSW

    4–Jan–22

    11–Mar–22

    14–Mar–22

    20–May–22

    25–May–22

    14–Apr–23

    Term 2
    29 May 2023

    7–Feb–22

    15–Apr–22

    23–May–22

    29–Jul–22

    24–Aug–22

    14–Jul–23

    Term 3
    11 Sep 2023

    1–Aug–22 7–Oct–22 10–Oct–22 16–Dec–22 4–Jan–23 17–Nov–23 Term 1
    12 Feb 2024

    For entry to Foundation Studies - Extended

    EAE Start EAE Finish Foundation Studies Start Foundation Studies Finish Continue to First Year at UNSW
    7–Feb-22 15–Apr–22 15–Jun–22 14–Jul–23 Term 3
    11 Sep 2023
    1–Aug–22 7–Oct–22 12–Oct–22 17–Nov–23 Term 1
    12 Feb 2024
  • TOP Start TOP Finish Continue to
    1–Aug–22 2–Sep–22 Term 3
    12 Sep 2022
    3–Jan–23 3–Feb–23 Term 1
    13 Feb 2023

Note: Progression to UNSW is dependent on program availability. UNSW Global Admissions Team will provide you with the most suitable option for your desired program.