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UC College Course Dates

Find important dates for our programs here.

  • Select UC College Program
  • UC Connect
  • UC Prep
  • International Foundation Studies and Diploma Courses
  • ELICOS
  • Graduate Certificate in Academic Foundations
  • All

UC Connect

(This program is only available to domestic students)

2017DurationOrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 14 Weeks Wednesday, 31 January Monday, 13 February Friday, 24 March Monday, 22 May
  22 Weeks Friday, 1 February Monday, 13 February Friday 24 March Monday 10 July
Semester 2 14 Weeks Friday, 11 August Monday, 14 August Friday, 8 September Friday, 20 November
2018 OrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 14 Weeks Wednesday, 7 February Monday, 12 February Friday, 23 March Monday, 21 May
  22 Weeks Friday, 9 February Monday, 12 February Friday 23 March Monday 9 July
Semester 2 14 Weeks Friday, 10 August Monday, 13 August Friday, 7 September Friday, 19 November

UC PREP

(This program is only available to domestic students)

2017OrientationStartCensusFinish
Term 1 Nil Monday, 13 February Friday, 24 March Friday, 19 May
Term 2 Nil Monday, 19 June Friday, 21 July Friday, 22 September
Term 3 Nil Tuesday, 3 October Friday, 17 November Friday, 22 December
2018OrientationStartCensusFinish
Term 1 Nil Monday, 12 February Friday, 23 March Friday, 18 May
Term 2 Nil Monday, 18 June Friday, 20 July Friday, 21 September
Term 3 Nil Tuesday, 2 October Friday, 16 November Friday, 21 December

Intakes, orientations and term dates for:

  • University of Canberra International Foundation Studies;
  • Diploma of Business;
  • Business Informatics;
  • Diploma of Communication;
  • Diploma of Design;
  • Diploma of Information Technology; and
  • Diploma of Network and Software Engineering.
2017OrientationStartCensusFinish
Term 1 Monday, 20 February Monday, 27 February Friday, 24 March Friday, 2 June
Term 2 Monday, 19 June Monday, 26 June Friday, 21 July Friday, 29 September
Term 3 Friday, 20 October Monday, 23 October Friday, 17 November Friday, 27 January 2018
2018OrientationStartCensusFinish
Term 1 Monday, 19 February Monday, 26 February Friday, 23 March Friday, 1 June
Term 2 Monday, 18 June Monday, 25 June Friday, 20 July Friday, 28 September
Term 3 Monday, 15 October Monday, 22 October Friday, 16 November Friday, 25 January 2019

Diploma of Science

2017OrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 Monday, 20 February Monday, 27 February Friday, 24 March Friday, 2 June
Semester 2 Monday, 17 July Monday, 24 July Friday, 18 August Friday, 17 November*
2018OrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 Monday, 19 February Monday, 26  February Friday, 23 March Friday, 1 June
Semester 2 Monday, 16 July Monday, 23 July Friday, 17 August Friday, 16 November*

* Subject to change

ELICOS

2017 SessionPlacement Test & Orientation DatesTerm DatesCourse
Session 1
(5 week program)
3 January 2017 3 January -
3 February 2017
  • General English
  • Intensive EAP*
Session 2
(10 week program)
16 & 17 February 2017 20 February -
28 April 2017
  • General English
  • Pre-access IELTS 5.0 equivalent entry
  • EAP Plus IELTS 5.5 equivalent entry
Session 3
(10 week program)
4 & 5 May 2017 8 May - 14 July 2017
  • General English
  • Pre-access IELTS 5.0 equivalent entry
  • EAP IELTS 5.5 equivalent entry
  • EAP Plus IELTS 6.0 equivalent entry
Session 4
(10 week program)
20 & 21 July 2017 24 July - 29 September 2017
  • General English
  • Pre-access IELTS 5.0 equivalent entry
  • EAP IELTS 5.5 equivalent entry
Session 5
(10 week program)
5 & 6 October 2017 9 October -15 December 2017
  • General English
  • Pre-access IELTS 5.0 equivalent entry
  • EAP IELTS 5.5 equivalent entry
  • EAP Plus IELTS 6.0 equivalent entry
Session 1 2018
(5 week program)
2 January 2018 2 January 2017 - 2 February 2018
  • General English
  • Intensive EAP*

*Intensive EAP is available in Session 1 for selected students only. Please email the English Language Centre.

2018 SessionPlacement Test & Orientation DatesTerm DatesCourse
Session 1
(5 week program)
2 January 2018 2 January -
2 February 2018
  • General English
  • Intensive EAP*
Session 2
(10 week program)
8 & 9 February 2018 12 February -
20 April 2018
  • General English
  • Pre-access IELTS 5.0 equivalent entry
  • EAP Plus IELTS 5.5 equivalent entry
Session 3
(10 week program)
26 & 27 April 2018 30 April -
6 July 2018
  • General English
  • Pre-access IELTS 5.0 equivalent entry
  • EAP IELTS 5.5 equivalent entry
  • EAP Plus IELTS 6.0 equivalent entry
Session 4
(10 week program)
19 & 20 July 2018 23 July -  28 September 2018
  • General English
  • Pre-access IELTS 5.0 equivalent entry
  • EAP IELTS 5.5 equivalent entry
Session 5
(10 week program)
4 & 5 October 2018 8 October - 14 December 2018
  • General English
  • Pre-access IELTS 5.0 equivalent entry
  • EAP IELTS 5.5 equivalent entry
  • EAP Plus IELTS 6.0 equivalent entry
Session 1 2019
(5 week program)
2 January 2019 2 January 2019 -
1 February 2019
  • General English
  • Intensive EAP*

*Intensive EAP is available in Session 1 for selected students only. Please email the English Language Centre.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN ACADEMIC FOUNDATIONS

2017OrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 Friday, 10 February Monday, 13 February Friday, 10 March Saturday, 27 May
Semester 2 Friday, 4 August Monday, 7 August Friday, 1 September Saturday, 18 November
2018OrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 Friday, 9 February Monday, 12 February Friday, 9 March Saturday, 26 May
Semester 2 Friday, 3 August Monday, 6 August Friday, 31 August Saturday, 17 November