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UC College Course Dates

Find important dates for our programs here.

UC Connect

(This program is only available to domestic students)

2018DurationOrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 18 Weeks Monday, 5 February Monday, 12 February Friday, 9 March Friday, 15 June
Semester 2 18 Weeks Monday, 30 July Monday, 6 August Friday, 31 August Friday, 7 December
2019DurationOrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 18 Weeks Monday, 18 February Monday, 25 February Friday, 22 March Friday, 28 June
Semester 2 18 Weeks Monday, 29 July Monday, 5 August Friday, 30 August Friday, 6 December

UC Prep

(This program is only available to domestic students)

2018 Orientation Start Census Finish
Term 1 Nil Monday, 12 February Friday, 9 March Friday, 18 May
Term 2 Nil Monday, 18 June Friday, 13 July Friday, 21 September
Term 3 Nil Tuesday, 2 October Friday,  26 October Friday, 21 December
2019 Orientation Start Census Finish
Term 1 Nil Monday, 25 February Friday, 22 March Friday, 1 May
Term 2 Nil Tuesday, 10 June Friday, 5 July Friday, 13 September
Term 3 Nil Monday 23 September Friday, 18 October Friday, 20 December

Diploma and International Foundation Studies Courses

Intakes, orientations and term dates for:

  • Diploma of Business;
  • Business Informatics;
  • Diploma of Communication;
  • Diploma of Design;
  • Diploma of Information Technology; and
  • Diploma of Network and Software Engineering
  • University of Canberra International Foundation Studies (available to international applications only)
2018OrientationStartCensusFinish
Term 1 Monday, 5 February Monday, 12 February Friday, 9 March Friday, 4 May
Term 2 Thursday, 7 June Tuesday, 12 June Friday, 6 July Friday, 31 August
Term 3 Thursday, 4 October Monday, 8 October Friday, 2 November Friday, 11 January 2019
2019OrientationStartCensusFinish
Term 1 Monday, 18 February Monday, 25 February Friday, 22 March Friday, 24 May
Term 2 Monday, 17 June Monday, 24 June Friday, 19 July Friday, 20 September
Term 3 Monday, 14 October Monday, 21 October Friday, 15 November Friday, 17 January 2020*

Intakes, orientations and term dates for:

  • Diploma of Health
2018OrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 Monday, 5 February Monday, 12 February Friday, 9 March Friday, 11 May
Semester 2 Monday, 30 July Monday, 6 August Friday, 31 August Friday, 2 November*
2019OrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 Monday, 4 February Monday, 11 February Friday, 8 March Friday, 10 May
Semester 2 Monday, 29 July Monday, 5 August Friday, 30 August Friday, 8 November
  • Diploma of Science;
2018OrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 Monday, 5 February Monday, 12 February Friday, 9 March Friday, 11 May
Semester 2 Monday, 30 July Monday, 6 August Friday, 31 August Friday, 2 November*
2019OrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 Monday, 18 February Monday, 25 February Friday, 22 March Friday, 31 May
Semester 2 Monday, 29 July Monday, 5 August Friday, 30 August Friday, 8 November

* Subject to change

ELICOS

2018 SessionPlacement Test & Orientation DatesTerm DatesCourse
Session 1
(5 week program)
2 January 2018 2 January - 2 February 2018

English Language Programs ELP 1 - 4

Session 2
(10 week program)
1 & 2 February 2018 5 February - 13 April 2018

English Language Programs ELP 1 - 4

Session 3
(10 week program)
12 & 13 April 2018 16 April - 22 June 2018

English Language Programs ELP 1 - 5

Session 4
(5 week program)
25 June 2018 25 June -  27 July 2018

English Language Programs ELP 1 - 4

Session 5
(10 week program)
30 July 2018 30 July - 5 October 2018

English Language Programs ELP 1 - 4

Session 6
(10 week program)
8 October 2018 8 October - 14 December 2018

English Language Programs ELP 1 - 5

2019 SessionPlacement Test & Orientation DatesTerm DatesCourse
Session 1
(5 week program)
  2 January - 1 February 2019

5 week intensive

Session 2
(10 week program)
4 February 20194 February - 12 April 2019

English Language Programs ELP 1 - 5

Session 3
(10 week program)
15 April 201915 April - 21 June 2019

English Language Programs ELP 1 - 6

Session 4
(5 week program)
  24 June -  26 July 2019

5 week intensive

Session 5
(10 week program)
29 July 201929 July - 4 October 2019

English Language Programs ELP 1 - 5

Session 6
(10 week program)
7 October 2018 7 October - 13 December 2019

English Language Programs ELP 1 - 6

Session 1 2020
(5 week program)
30 December 201930 December - 31 January  2020

5 week intensive

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

Graduate Certificate In Academic Foundations

2018OrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 2 Monday, 30 July Monday, 6 August Friday, 31 August Friday, 9 November
2019OrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 Monday, 18 February Monday, 25 February Friday, 22 March Friday, 31 May
Semester 2 Monday, 29 July Monday, 5  August Friday, 30 August Friday, 8 November

* Subject to change