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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, 4 February Monday, 11 February Friday, 8 March Friday, 14 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, 11 February Friday, 8 March Friday, 17 May
Term 2 Nil Monday, 17 June Friday, 12 July Friday, 20 September
Term 3 Nil Monday 30 September Friday, 25 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 Monday, 4 June Monday, 11 June Friday, 6 July Friday, 31 August
Term 3 Tuesday, 2 October Monday, 8 October Friday, 2 November Friday, 11 January 2019
2019OrientationStartCensusFinish
Term 1 Monday, 4 February* Monday, 11 February* Friday, 8 March* Friday, 3 May*
Term 2 Monday, 3 June* Monday, 10 June* Friday, 5 July* Friday, 30 August*
Term 3 Monday, 30 September* Monday, 7 October* Friday, 1 November* Friday, 10 January 2020*

Intakes, orientations and term dates for:

  • Diploma of Health
  • 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, 4 February* Monday, 11 February* Friday, 8 March* Friday, 10 May*
Semester 2 Monday, 29 July* Monday, 5 August* Friday, 16 August* Friday, 1 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 PA/ EAP*
Session 2
(10 week program)
1 & 2 February 2018 5 February - 13 April 2018
  • General English
  • Pre-access IELTS 5.0 equivalent entry
  • EAP IELTS 5.5 equivalent entry
Session 3
(10 week program)
12 & 13 April 2018 16 April - 22 June 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
(5 week program)
21 & 22 June 2018 25 June -  27 July 2018
  • General English
  • Intensive PA/ EAP*
Session 5
(10 week program)
26 & 27 July 2018 30 July - 5 October 2018
  • General English
  • Pre-access IELTS 5.0 equivalent entry
  • EAP Plus IELTS 5.5 equivalent entry
Session 6
(10 week program)
4 & 5 October 20188 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 PA/ EAP*

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