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Important Dates

Semester dates summary

 201820192020
Orientation Week15–23 Feb25 Feb – 1 Mar24–28 Feb
Semester one teaching period26 Feb – 25 May4 Mar – 31 May2 Mar – 29 May
Mid-semester break30 Mar – 6 Apr19–26 Apr20–24 Apr
Swot Vac28 May – 1 Jun3–7 Jun1–5 Jun
Exams4–22 Jun10–28 Jun8–26 Jun
Results published9 Jul15 Jul13 Jul
Deferred and supplementary exams6–10 Aug12–16 Aug10–14 Aug
Orientation Week (mid-year)16–20 Jul22–26 Jul20–24 Jul
Semester two teaching period23 Jul – 19 Oct29 Jul – 25 Oct27 Jul – 23 Oct
Mid-semester break24–28 Sep30 Sep – 4 Oct28 Sep – 2 Oct
Swot Vac22–26 Oct28 Oct – 1 Nov26–30 Oct
Exams29 Oct – 16 Nov4–22 Nov2–20 Nov
Results published3 Dec9 Dec7 Dec
Deferred and supplementary exams28 Jan – 1 Feb 20193–7 Feb 20201–5 Feb 2021

Important Dates 2018

This section lists some important dates including:

For other campus dates, see Australia and Malaysia.

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View important dates for 2017.

January

  • MSA reopens
  • Early Enrolment commences
  • 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 May 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
  • Commencement: for Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA)
  • MSA Open Day
  • Exams (deferred and supplementary): begin for semester two (S2-01) 2017

February

  • Exchange: applications to Monash Australia and Monash Malaysia for semester two (S2-01) 2018 close
  • Exams (deferred and supplementary): end for semester two (S2-01) 2017
  • February teaching period (FEB-ZA-02) begins and Course introduction: for Master of Business Administration (Intake 1)
  • MSA Open Day
  • Exams: begin for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2017 and summer semester B (SSB-01) 2018
  • Exams: end for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2017 and summer semester B (SSB-01) 2018
  • MSA Open Day
  • Early Enrolment ends
  • Census date for teaching period: February teaching period (FEB-ZA-02). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
  • Allocate+ adjustment: opens 10am for semester one (S1-01)
  • 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
  • Orientation: begins
  • Results: released (deferred and supplementary exams) for semester two (S2-01) 2017
  • MSA Open Day
  • Orientation: ends
  • MSA Open Day
  • Semester one (S1-01) begins
  • Results: released for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2017 and summer semester B (SSB-01) 2018

March

  • Fees due: for students commencing in semester one (S1-01)
  • 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
  • March teaching period (MAR-ZA-02) begins and Course introduction: for Master of Business Administration (Intake 2)
  • 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)
  • Public holiday: Good Friday (MSA closed)
  • Mid-semester break: begins
  • Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) 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

  • Public holiday: Family Day (MSA closed)
  • Mid-semester break: ends
  • April teaching period (APR-ZA-02) begins
  • Exam timetable published: for semester one (S1-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
  • Public holiday: Freedom Day (MSA closed)
  • Census date for teaching period: full-year (FY-01), April (APR-ZA-02) and term 2 (T2-57). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
  • Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) units with ‘withdrawn’ showing on academic record. Units discontinued after this date will show as a ‘withdrawn fail’
  • MSA bursary and scholarship applications: close for semester two (S2-01)

May

  • Public holiday: Workers Day (MSA closed)
  • Exchange applications: close for partner universities for semester one (S1-01) 2019
  • Graduation: ceremony South Africa
  • 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
  • May teaching period (MAY-ZA-02) begins
  • Swot Vac: begins

June

  • Swot Vac: ends
  • Census date for teaching period: May teaching period (MAY-ZA-02). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
  • Exams: begin for semester one (S1-01)
  • Enrolment details and fee statement: for semester two (S2-01) emailed to MSA student email account
  • Public holiday: Youth Day (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

  • Results: released for semester one (S1-01)
  • Enrolments: begin for domestic and international students
  • Enrolments: end for domestic and international students
  • July teaching period (JUL-ZA-02) begins and Course introduction: for Master of Business Administration (Intake 3)
  • Fees due: for students returning in semester two (S2-01)
  • Mid-year Orientation Week: begins
  • Allocate+ adjustment: opens 10am for semester two (S2-01)
  • Mid-year Orientation Week: ends
  • Last day to add off-campus semester two (S2-01) units
  • Census date for teaching period: July teaching period (JUL-ZA-02). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
  • Semester two (S2-01) begins
  • Exam timetable published: (deferred and supplementary) for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2017, summer semester B (SSB-01) 2018 and semester one (S1-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
  • Last day to discontinue full-year (FY-01) units with ‘withdrawn’ showing on academic record. Units discontinued after this date will show as a ‘fail’

August

  • Last day to add on-campus semester two (S2-01) units
  • Exams (deferred and supplementary): begin for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2017, summer semester B (SSB-01) 2018 and semester one (S1-01)
  • Fees due: for students commencing in semester two (S2-01)
  • Allocate+ adjustment: closes 5pm for semester two (S2-01)
  • Public holiday: National Women’s Day (MSA closed)
  • Exams (deferred and supplementary): end for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2017, summer semester B (SSB-01) 2018 and semester one (S1-01)
  • August teaching period (AUG-ZA-02) begins and Course introduction: for Master of Business Administration (Intake 4)
  • 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) 2017, summer semester B (SSB-01) 2018 and semester one (S1-01)
  • Census date for teaching period: August teaching period (AUG-ZA-02). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
  • 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

  • Exchange: applications to Monash Australia and Monash Malaysia for semester one (S1-01) 2019 close
  • Exam timetable published: for semester two (S2-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
  • Public holiday: Heritage Day (MSA closed)
  • 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
  • Mid-semester break: ends
  • October teaching period (OCT-ZA-02) begins
  • Census date for teaching period: trimester 3 (T3-58). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees

October

  • 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 2019
  • 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
  • Exams: begin for Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
  • Swot Vac: ends
  • Exams: end for Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
  • Exams: begin for semester two (S2-01)
  • Census date for teaching period: term 4 (T4-57). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees

November

  • November teaching period (NOV-ZA-02) begins
  • Census date for teaching period: November teaching period (NOV-ZA-02). Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods without incurring fees
  • MSA bursary and scholarship applications: close for semester one (S1-01) 2019
  • Exchange applications: close for partner universities for semester two (S2-01) 2019
  • Exams: end for semester two (S2-01)
  • Exams (deferred and supplementary): begin for for Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
  • Exams (deferred and supplementary): begin for Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
  • Re-enrolment (timely): ends for 2019
  • Re-enrolment (late): begins for 2019. A late fee applies

December

  • Exams (deferred and supplementary): end for for Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
  • Results: released for semester two (S2-01)
  • Exams (deferred and supplementary): end for Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
  • Re-enrolment (late): ends for 2019
  • Exam timetable published: for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2018 and summer semester B (SSB-01) 2019 in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
  • Public holiday: Day of Reconciliation (MSA closed)
  • Exam timetable published: (deferred and supplementary) for semester two (S2-01) 2018 in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
  • Public holiday: holiday as Day of Reconciliation falls on a Sunday (MSA closed)
  • 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

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