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Important Dates

Semester dates summary

  2019 2020
Orientation Week 25 Feb – 1 Mar 3–7 Feb
Semester one teaching period 4 Mar – 31 May 10 Feb – 29 May
Mid-semester break 19–26 Apr 13–17 Apr
Swot Vac 3–7 Jun 1–5 Jun
Exams 10–28 Jun 8–26 Jun
Results published 15 Jul  
Deferred and supplementary exams 12–16 Aug 20 Jul – 7 Aug
Orientation Week (mid-year) 22–26 Jul  
Semester two teaching period 29 Jul – 25 Oct 13 Jul – 23 Oct
Mid-semester break 30 Sep – 4 Oct  
Swot Vac 28 Oct – 1 Nov 26–30 Oct
Exams 4–22 Nov 2–20 Nov
Results published 6 Dec  
Deferred and supplementary exams 3–7 Feb 2020  

Important Dates 2019

This section lists some important dates including:

For other campus dates, see Australia and Malaysia.

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View important dates for 2017.
View important dates for 2018.

January

  • MSA reopens
  • MSA Open Day
  • MSA Open Day
  • Enrolment details and fee statement: for semester one (S1-01) emailed to MSA student email account
  • Graduation: applications close for March in South Africa
  • Census date for teaching period: summer semester B (SSB-01). Penalty and teaching dates vary. To check the dates for your unit, refer to MSA website
  • MSA Open Day
  • Exams (deferred and supplementary): begin for semester two (S2-01) 2018

February

  • Intercampus exchange: applications to Monash Australia and Monash Malaysia for semester two (S2-01) 2019 close
  • Exams (deferred and supplementary): end for semester two (S2-01) 2018
  • February teaching period (FEB-ZA-02) begins and Course introduction: for Master of Business Administration (Intake 1)
  • MSA Open Day
  • Commencement: for Professional Certificate in Accounting (PCA)
  • Commencement: for Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
  • MSA Open Day
  • Census date for teaching period: February teaching period (FEB-ZA-02). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
  • Exams: begin for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2018 and summer semester B (SSB-01) 2019
  • Exams: end for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2018 and summer semester B (SSB-01) 2019
  • Census date for teaching period: term 1 (T1-57) and trimester 1 (T1-58). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
  • Results: released (deferred and supplementary exams) for semester two (S2-01) 2018
  • MSA Open Day
  • MSA Open Day
  • Allocate+ adjustment: opens 10am for semester one (S1-01)
  • Orientation: begins

March

  • Last day to add off-campus semester one (S1-01) or full-year (FY-01) units
  • Orientation: ends
  • Results: released for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2018 and summer semester B (SSB-01) 2019
  • Semester one (S1-01) and full-year (FY-01) begins
  • Fees due: for students commencing in semester one (S1-01)
  • March teaching period (MAR-ZA-02) begins and Course introduction: for Master of Business Administration (Intake 2)
  • Allocate+ adjustment: closes 5pm for semester one (S1-01)
  • Last day to add on-campus semester one (S1-01) or full-year (FY-01) units
  • Census date for teaching period: March teaching period (MAR-ZA-02). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
  • Public holiday: Human Rights Day (MSA closed)
  • Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) and full-year (FY-01) units without ‘withdrawn’ showing on academic record
  • Census date for teaching period: semester one (S1-01). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees

April

  • Graduation: ceremony South Africa
  • April teaching period (APR-ZA-02) begins
  • Mid-semester break: begins
  • Public holiday: Good Friday (MSA closed)
  • Public holiday: Family Day (MSA closed)
  • Mid-semester break: ends
  • Public holiday: Freedom Day (MSA closed)
  • Census date for teaching period:(APR-ZA-02). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
  • Exam timetable published: for semester one (S1-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
  • Census date for teaching period: full-year (FY-01) and term 2 (T2-57). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees

May

  • Exchange applications: close for partner universities for semester one (S1-01) 2020
  • Public holiday: Workers Day (MSA closed)
  • Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) units with ‘withdrawn’ showing on academic record. Units discontinued after this date will show as ‘withdrawn fail’
  • May teaching period (MAY-ZA-02) begins
  • Semester one (S1-01) ends. Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) units with ‘withdrawn fail’ showing on academic record. Units cannot be discontinued after this date

June

  • Census date for teaching period: May teaching period (MAY-ZA-02). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
  • Swot Vac: begins
  • Swot Vac: ends
  • Exams: begin for semester one (S1-01)
  • Public holiday: Youth Day (MSA closed)
  • Public holiday: holiday as Youth Day falls on a Sunday (MSA closed)
  • Exams: end for semester one (S1-01)
  • Census date for teaching period: trimester 2 (T2-58). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees
  • Census date for teaching period: winter (WS-01). Penalty and teaching dates vary. To check the dates for your unit, refer to MSA website

July

  • July teaching period (JUL-ZA-02) begins and Course introduction: for Master of Business Administration (Intake 3)
  • Enrolments: begin for domestic and international students
  • Results: released for semester one (S1-01)
  • Fees due: for students returning in semester two (S2-01)
  • Enrolments: end for domestic and international students
  • Census date for teaching period: July teaching period (JUL-ZA-02). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
  • Allocate+ adjustment: opens 10am for semester two (S2-01)
  • Mid-year Orientation Week: begins
  • Last day to add off-campus semester two (S2-01) units
  • Mid-year Orientation Week: ends
  • Semester two (S2-01) begins
  • Exam timetable published: (deferred and supplementary) for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2018, summer semester B (SSB-01) 2019 and semester one (S1-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)

August

  • Last day to discontinue full-year (FY-01) units with ‘withdrawn’ showing on academic record. Units discontinued after this date will show as ‘withdrawn fail’
  • Fees due: for students commencing in semester two (S2-01)
  • Last day to add on-campus semester two (S2-01) units
  • Public holiday: National Women’s Day (MSA closed)
  • Allocate+ adjustment: closes 5pm for semester two (S2-01)
  • Exams (deferred and supplementary): begin for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2018, summer semester B (SSB-01) 2019 and semester one (S1-01)
  • Exams (deferred and supplementary): end for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2018, summer semester B (SSB-01) 2019 and semester one (S1-01)
  • August teaching period (AUG-ZA-02) begins and Course introduction: for Master of Business Administration (Intake 4)
  • Census date for teaching period: August teaching period (AUG-ZA-02). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
  • Last day to discontinue semester two (S2-01) units without ‘withdrawn’ showing on academic record
  • Results (deferred and supplementary exams): released for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2018, summer semester B (SSB-01) 2019 and semester one (S1-01)
  • Census date for teaching period: semester two (S2-01) and term 3 (T3-57). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees

September

  • Intercampus exchange: applications to Monash Australia and Monash Malaysia for semester one (S1-01) 2020 close
  • Exam timetable published: for semester two (S2-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
  • Public holiday: Heritage Day (MSA closed)
  • October teaching period (OCT-ZA-02) begins
  • Last day to discontinue semester two (S2-01) units with ‘withdrawn’ showing on academic record. Units discontinued after this date will show as ‘withdrawn fail’
  • Mid-semester break: begins
  • Census date for teaching period: trimester 3 (T3-58). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees

October

  • Mid-semester break: ends
  • Census date for teaching period: October teaching period (OCT-ZA-02). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
  • Re-enrolment (timely): begins for 2020
  • Exams: begin for PGDip (Accounting) Programme
  • Semester two (S2-01) and full year (FY-01) ends. Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods with ‘withdrawn fail’ showing on academic record. Units cannot be discontinued after this date
  • Swot Vac: begins
  • Census date for teaching period: term 4 (T4-57). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees
  • Exams: end for PGDip (Accounting) Programme

November

  • Swot Vac: ends
  • November teaching period (NOV-ZA-02) begins
  • Exams: begin for semester two (S2-01)
  • Census date for teaching period: November teaching period (NOV-ZA-02). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
  • Exchange applications: close for partner universities for semester two (S2-01) 2020
  • Exams: end for semester two (S2-01)
  • Re-enrolment (timely): ends for 2020
  • Re-enrolment (late): begins for 2020. A late fee applies

December

  • Exams (deferred and supplementary): end for for Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
  • Results: released for semester two (S2-01)
  • Re-enrolment (late): ends for 2020
  • Public holiday: Day of Reconciliation (MSA closed)
  • Exam timetable published: for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2019 and summer semester B (SSB-01) 2020 in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
  • MSA Closed
  • Census date for teaching period: summer semester A (SSA-02). Penalty and teaching dates vary. To check the dates for your unit, refer to MSA website