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ACADEMIC YEAR CALENDAR

ACADEMIC YEAR CALENDAR
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The Academic Year Calendar includes key dates such as the commencement of each trimester, census dates, teaching weeks, examination periods and breaks.
These dates, following approval from the SPI Academic Board will be uploaded prior to the beginning of each Academic Calendar Year.

Key DatesTrimester 1, 2024Trimester 2, 2024Trimester 3, 2024
Orientation Week 4 March – 8 March 1 July -5 July 21 – 25 October
Teaching commences11 March8 July28 October
Tuition fee due date
(current student)
15 March12 July1 November
Enrolment Deadline22 March19 July8 November
Census date5 April2 August22 November
Mid-study break (after week 4)8 April – 14 April5 August – 11 August25 November – 1 December
Study week27 May – 2 June23 September – 29 September27 January 2025 – 2 February 2025
Exam week3 June – 7 June30 September – 4 October3 February 2025 – 7 February 2025
Results release24 June11 October24 February 2025

* Christmas break: 23 Dec -5 Jan (2 weeks break)

Key Dates Trimester 1, 2025 Trimester 2, 2025 Trimester 3, 2025
Orientation Week  3 March – 7 March  30 June -4 July  27 – 31 October
Teaching commences 10 March 7 July 3 November
Tuition fee due date
(current student)
14 March 11 July 7 November
Enrolment Deadline 21 March 18 July 14 November
Census date 4 April 1 August 28 November
Mid-study break (after week 4) 7 April – 13 April 4 August – 10 August 1 December – 7 December
Study week 26 May – 1 June 22 September – 28 September 2 February 2026 – 6 February 2026
Exam week 2 June – 6 June 29 September – 3 October 9 February 2026 – 13 February 2026
Results release 23 June 10 October 23 February 2026

* Christmas break: 22 Dec -4 Jan (2 weeks break)