Important dates


Before you arrive in Australia, there are some important dates you need to know.

Make sure you make a note of important dates for getting started at UQ, information sessions you'll have to attend, and when you can enrol and change courses. 

When you arrive

Getting Started (compulsory session)

Once a week, starting 10 January 2020

Accommodation Information Session

19 February 2020

English for Academic Communication

Classes held in Weeks 3–8 of semester. Online registration opens two weeks before classes start.

Jumpstart uni preparation program

St Lucia

  • Undergraduate: To be confirmed
  • Postgraduate: 29 February 2020


  • Undergraduate: 19–20 February
  • Postgraduate: To be confirmed

Orientation Week

Semester 1

  • 17–21 February 2020

Semester 2

  • 20–24 July 2020

Market Day

Semester 1

  • To be confirmed

Semester 2

  • To be confirmed

Semester 1, 2020

Last date to request a program change through mySI-net

14 February 2020

Due date to enrol for international students

21 February 2020

Semester 1 classes commence

24 February 2020

Last date for addition/alteration of enrolment

6 March 2020

Due date for payment of fees and charges

6 March 2020

Census Date – last date to drop courses or cancel enrolment without financial liability

31 March 2020

Semester 1 classes end

30 May 2020

Semester 1 examination period

6–20 June 2020

Semester 1 ends

20 June 2020

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