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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)

2020DurationOrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 18 Weeks Thursday, 20 February Monday, 24 February Friday, 20 March Friday, 26 June
Semester 2 18 Weeks Monday, 27 July Monday, 3 August Friday, 28 August Friday, 4 December
2021DurationOrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 118 WeeksMonday, 8 FebruaryMonday, 15 FebruaryFriday, 19 MarchFriday, 25 June
Semester 218 WeeksMonday, 21 JulyMonday, 26 JulyFriday, 27 AugustFriday, 3 December

* Subject to change

UC Prep

(This program is only available to domestic students)

2020 Orientation Start Census Finish
Term 1 Nil Monday, 24 February Friday, 20 March Friday, 29 May
Term 3 Nil Monday, 19 October Friday, 13 November Friday, 22 January 2021
2021DurationOrientationStartCensusFinish
Term 1NilMonday, 15 FebruaryMonday, 22 FebruaryFriday, 15 MarchFriday, 28 May
Term 3NilMonday, 18 OctoberMonday, 26 JulyFriday, 12 NovemberFriday, 14 January

* Subject to change

Diploma and International Foundation Studies Courses

Intakes, orientations and term dates for:

  • Diploma of Business;
  • Diploma of 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) - February and June intakes only
2020OrientationStartCensusFinish
Term 1 Thursday, 20 February Monday, 24 February Friday, 20 March Friday, 22 May
Term 2 Monday, 15 June Monday, 22 June Friday, 17 July Friday, 25 September
Term 3 Monday, 12 October Monday, 19 October Friday, 13 November Friday, 15 January 2021*
2021OrientationStartCensusFinish
Term 1Thursday, 11 FebruaryMonday, 15 FebruaryFriday, 19 MarchFriday, 22 May
Term 2Monday, 7 JuneMonday, 14 JuneFriday, 16 JulyFriday, 17 September
Term 3Monday, 4 OctoberMonday, 11 OctoberFriday, 12 NovemberFriday, 14 January 2022*

Intakes, orientations and term dates for:

  • Diploma of Health
2020OrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 Monday, 3 February Monday, 10 February Friday, 6 March Friday, 15 May
Semester 2 Monday, 27 July Monday, 3 August Friday, 28 August Friday, 6 November
2021OrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1Monday, 25 JanuaryMonday, 1 FebruaryFriday, 5 MarchFriday, 14 May
Semester 2Monday, 21 JulyMonday, 26 JulyFriday, 27 AugustFriday, 5  November
  • Diploma of Science^

^There is no semester 2, 2019 intake for Diploma of science.

2020OrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 Monday, 17 February Monday, 24 February Friday, 20 March Friday, 5 June
Semester 2 Monday, 27 July Monday, 3 August Friday, 28 August Friday, 6 November
2021OrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1Thursday, 8 FebruaryMonday, 15 FebruaryFriday, 15 MarchFriday, 28 May

^There is no semester 2, 2021 intake for Diploma of science.

* Subject to change

ELICOS


2020 SessionStart DateEnd Date 
Session 1
(5 week program)
Monday, 30 December 2019Friday, 31 January 2020

Continuing students only

Session 2
(5 week program)
Monday, 3 February 2020 Friday, 6 March 2020 General English 1 and 2^
Session 3
(5 week program)
Monday, 9 March 2020 Friday, 10 April 2020  
Session 4
(5 week program)
Monday, 13 April 2020 Friday, 15 May 2020  
Session 5
(5 week program)
Monday, 18 May 2020 Friday, 19 June 2020  
Session 6
(5 week program)
Monday, 22 June 2020 Friday, 24 July 2020

Continuing students only
General English students

Session 7
(5 week program)
Monday, 27 July 2020 Friday, 28 August 2020  
Session 8
(5 week program)
Monday, 31 August 2020 Friday, 2 October 2020  
Session 9
(5 week program)
Monday, 5 October 2020 Friday, 6 November 2020  
Session 10
(5 week program)
Monday, 9 November 2020 Friday, 11 December 2020  

*Intensive EAP is available in Session 1 for selected students only. Please email the English Language Centre.
^General English 1 and 2 available in Session 2 (February) intake only.

Graduate Certificate In Academic Foundations

2020OrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 1 Monday, 3 February Monday, 10 February Friday, 6 March Friday, 15 May
Semester 2 Monday, 27 July Monday, 3  August Friday, 28 August Friday, 6 November
2021DurationOrientationStartCensusFinish
Semester 118 WeeksMonday, 25 JanuaryMonday, 1 FebruaryFriday, 1 MarchFriday, 14 May
Semester 218 WeeksMonday, 21 JulyMonday, 26 JulyFriday, 27 AugustFriday, 3 December

* Subject to change