Important dates 2023

For information on previous years, view important dates from 2018 [PDF]2019 [PDF]2020 [PDF]2021 [PDF] and 2022 [PDF]. You can also find out information on teaching periods for 2023.

Date Event
1 October 2022 – 10 December 2022 Undergraduate transfers open (Semester 1, 2023 entry)
See Enrolments for more on transferring
1 November 2022 2023 Handbook released
7 November 2022 – 23 January 2023 Re-enrolments open (2023)
See Enrolments for more on enrolling online and see Non-standard teaching periods for other enrolment deadlines
13 November 2022 – 26 February 2023 Summer vacation (2022-2023)
UWA is open, except during the shutdown
28 November 2022 – 12 February 2023 Summer School (start and end of teaching)
Find more on Enrolments
11 December 2022 – 13 February 2023 Late undergraduate transfers open (Semester 1, 2023 entry)
See Enrolments for more on applying for a transfer late, including $100 late fee
23 December 2022 – 6 January 2023 University shutdown (2022/2023)
UWA reopens on 9 January
24 January Late re-enrolments open (2023)
See Enrolments for more, including $200 late fee
26 January Australia Day
UWA closed
6 – 10 February Exams (supplementary and deferred 2022 Semester 2 and Summer School 2023)
See Exams for more
20 – 24 February Orientation (Semester 1, 2023)
See Unistart for more
23 February Results released on studentConnect (supplementary and deferred  Semester 2, 2022 and Summer School 2023)
27 February First day of semester (Semester 1, 2023)
See Non-standard teaching periods for other dates
4 March Last date to add a unit (Semester 1)
See Enrolments for more
6 March Labour Day
UWA closed
19 March Last day to withdraw early (Semester 1, 2023) so units won’t show on your formal record
See Non-standard teaching periods for other dates or Enrolments for more on withdrawing
31 March Census date (Semester 1, 2023), the last day to withdraw from a Semester 1 unit without financial consequence
See Non-standard teaching periods for other census dates and more information at Fees
7 April Good Friday
UWA closed
10 April Easter Monday
UWA closed
10 – 14 April Mid-semester study break (non-teaching week)
14 April Academic withdrawal date (Semester 1, 2023), the last day to withdraw from Semester 1 units without academic consequence, and the last date to apply for Approved Leave for Semester 1.
See Non-standard teaching periods for other academic withdrawal dates or Enrolments for more about withdrawing
25 April ANZAC Day
UWA closed
1 May – 30 June Undergraduate transfers open (Semester 2 entry)
See Enrolments page for more on about transferring courses
1 May – 29 July Mid-year re-enrolments open (Semester 2, 2023).
See Enrolments for more
26 May Last day of semester (Semester 1, 2023), the last day to withdraw from Semester 1 units with academic consequence.
29 May- 2 June Pre-exam study break
3 June – 17 June Exams (Semester 1)
5 June Western Australia Day
UWA closed
19 June – 23 July Mid-year vacation (2023)
1-10 July Late undergraduate transfers open (Semester 2 entry)
See Enrolments for more on transfers, including $100 late fee
TBA July Results released on studentConnect (Semester 1, 2023)
TBA July Exams (deferred and supplementary, Semester 1, 2023)
26 – 28 July July graduations
17 – 21 July Orientation (Semester 2, 2023)
24 July First day of semester (Semester 2, 2023)
29 July Last day to add a unit (Semester 2, 2023)
See Enrolments for more on adding units late
13 August Last day to withdraw early (Semester 2, 2023), so units won’t show on your formal record
See Non-standard teaching periods for other dates or Enrolments for more on withdrawing
31 August Census date (Semester 2, 2023), the last day to withdraw from a Semester 2 unit without financial consequence
See Non-standard teaching periods for other census dates and more information at Fees
4 – 10 September Mid-semester study break (non-teaching week)
8 September Academic withdrawal date (Semester 2, 2023), the last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units without academic consequence, and the last date to apply for Approved Leave for Semester 2.
See Non-standard teaching periods for other academic withdrawal dates or Enrolments for more on withdrawing
25 September King’s Birthday
UWA closed
20 October Last day of semester (Semester 2, 2023), the last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units with academic consequence.
See Enrolments page for more on withdrawing
23 – 27 October Pre-exam study break
28 October – 11 November Exams (Semester 2, 2023)
November TBA 2024 Handbook released
November TBA Re-enrolments open (2024)
See Enrolments for more on enrolling online and see Non-standard teaching periods for other enrolment deadlines
13 November 2023 – 25 February 2024
Summer vacation (2023/2024)
University will be open except for shutdown period 
TBA November Results released on studentConnect (Semester 2, 2023)
13 – 19 December December graduations
25 December 2023 – 7 January 2024 University shutdown (2023/2024)
UWA reopens on 8 January

Trimester students

Date Event
9 - 21 January  MBA Summer Program
23 January First day of Trimester 1
28 January Last date to add a unit (trimester 1)
12 February Last date to withdraw early so units will not show on your formal record (Trimester 1).
See Enrolments for more about withdrawing
17 February Census date (Trimester 1), the last day to withdraw without financial consequence
See Fees for more on census date and paying your fees
10 March Academic withdrawal date (Trimester 1), the last day to withdraw from Trimester 1 units without academic consequence
See Enrolments for more about withdrawing
14 April Last day of trimester (Trimester 1), the last day to withdraw from Trimester 1 units
See Enrolments for more about withdrawing
15 - 22 April Exams (Trimester 1)
1 May First day of Trimester 2
6 May Last date to add a unit (Trimester 2)
15 - 16 May Exams (supplementary and deferred Trimester 1)
21 May  Last date to withdraw early so units will not show on your formal record (Trimester 2)
See Enrolments for more about withdrawing
26 May Census date (Trimester 2) – Last day to withdraw without financial consequence
See Fees for more on census date and paying your fees
16 June Academic withdrawal date (Trimester 2), the last date to withdraw from Trimester 1 units without academic consequence
See Enrolments for more about withdrawing
21 July Last day of Trimester 2, the last day to withdraw from Trimester 2 units.
See Enrolments for more about withdrawing
22 - 29 July Exams (Trimester 2)
31 July - 12 August MBA Winter Program
21 August First day of Trimester 3
21 - 22 August Exams (supplementary and deferred, Trimester 2)
26 August Last date to add a unit (Trimester 3)
10 September Last date to withdraw early so units do not show on your formal record (Trimester 3)
See Enrolments for more about withdrawing
15 September Census date (Trimester 3), the last day to withdraw without financial consequence
See Fees for more on census date and paying your fees
6 October Academic withdrawal date (Trimester 3), the last day to withdraw from Trimester 3 units without academic consequence
See Enrolments for more about withdrawing
10 November Last day of Trimester 3, the last day to withdraw from Trimester 3 units
See Enrolments for more about withdrawing
11 - 18 November Exams (Trimester 3)
5 - 6 February 2024 Exams (supplementary and deferred, Trimester 3)

Doctor of Medicine

Year 1
Orientation Mon 23 Jan
First semester Mon 23 Jan to Fri 16 June
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 10 Apr to Fri 14 Apr
Study break (1 week) Mon 5 June to Fri 9 June
Examination period Mon 12 June to Fri 16 June
Vacation (2 weeks) Mon 19 June to Fri 30 June
Second semester Mon 3 July to Fri 11 Nov
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 26 Sep to Fri 29 Sep
Study break (1 week) Mon 13 Nov to Thurs 16 Nov
Examination period Thur 16 Nov to Fri 24 Nov
Year 2
Orientation Mon 23 Jan
First rotation Mon 23 Jan to Fri 12 May
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 15 May to Fri 19 May
Second rotation Mon 22 May to Fri 30 June
Third rotation Mon 3 July to Fri 11 Aug
Mid semester break (1 week) Mon 14 Aug to Fri 18 Aug
Fourth rotation Mon 21 Aug to Fri 29 Sep
Fifth rotation Mon 2 Oct to Fri 10 Nov
Study break (1 week) Mon 13 Nov to Fri 17 Nov
Examination period Mon 20 Nov to Fri 24 Nov
Year 3
First semester (RCS only) Mon 23 Jan to Sun 2 July
First rotation Mon 23 Jan to Fri 17 Mar
Second rotation Mon 20 Mar to Fri 12 May
Third rotation Mon 15 May to Fri 7 July
Mid-semester break (2 weeks) RCS students only Mon 3 July to Sun 16 July
Mid-semester break (2 weeks) (except RCS students) Mon 10 July to Fri 21 July
Second semester (RCS only) Mon 17 July to Fri 10 Nov
Fourth rotation Mon 24 July to Fri 15 Sep
Fifth Rotation Mon 18 Sep to Fri 10 Nov
Study break (1 week) Mon 13 Nov to Fri 17 Nov
Examination period Mon 20 Nov to Fri 24 Nov
Year 4
Elective (not applicable for 2022) Dec 2022 to Fri 20 Jan 2023
MRSA Testing Week Mon 23 Jan to Fri 27 Jan
First Rotation Mon 30 Jan to Fri 3 Mar
Second Rotation Mon 6 Mar to Fri 7 April
Third Rotation Mon 10 April to Fri 12 May
Mid-semester break (2 weeks) Mon 5 May to Fri 26 May
Fourth Rotation Mon 29 May to Fri 30 June
Fifth Rotation Mon 3 July to Fri 4 Aug
Sixth Rotation Mon 7 Aug to Fri 8 Sep
Study break (1 week) Mon 11 Sep to Fri 16 Sep
Examination period Sat 16 Sep to Fri 6 Oct
Preparation for Internship Mon 9 Oct to Fri 24 Nov
Dedication/Graduation ceremony TBA (between 13 - 19 Dec)

Doctor of Dental Medicine

Year 1
Orientation Mon 16 Jan to Fri 20 Jan
First semester Mon 16 Jan to Fri 16 June
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 10 Apr to Fri 14 Apr
Study break (1 week) Mon 29 May to Fri 2 June
Examination period Mon 5 June to Fri 16 June
Mid semester break (2 week) Mon 19 June to Fri 30 June
Second semester Mon 3 July to Fri 10 Nov
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 14 Aug to Fri 18 Aug
Study break (1 week) Mon 23 Oct to Fri 27 Oct
Examination period Sat 30 Oct to Fri 10 Nov
Years 2 and 3
First semester Mon 16 Jan to Fri 16 June
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 10 Apr to Fri 14 Apr
Study break (1 week) Mon 29 May to Fri 2 June
Examination period Mon 5 June to Fri 16 June
Vacation (1 week) Mon 19 June to Fri 23 June
Second semester Mon 26 June to Fri 10 Nov
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 14 Aug to Fri 18 Aug
Study break (1 week) Mon 23 Oct to Fri 27 Oct
Examination period Mon 30 Oct to Fri 10 Nov
Year 4
Block Teaching Mon 16 Jan to Fri 20 Jan
First semester Mon 23 Jan to Fri 26 May
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 10 Apr to Fri 14 Apr
Intensive Teaching Block Mon 29 May to Fri 23 June
Second semester Mon 26 June to Fri 27 Oct
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 14 Aug to Fri 18 Aug
Intensive Teaching Block Mon 30 Oct to Fri 24 Nov

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

Year 1
Orientation Mon 20 Feb to Fri 24 Feb
First semester Mon 30 Jan to Fri 26 May
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 10 Apr to Fri 14 April
Study break (1 week) Mon 29 May to Fri 2 June
Examination period Mon 5 June to  Fri 16 June
Vacation (5 weeks) Mon 19 June to Fri 21 July
Second semester Mon 24 July to Fri 20 Oct
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 4 Sep to Fri 8 Sep
Study break (1 week) Mon 23 Oct to 27 Oct
Examination period Mon 30 Oct to Fri 10 Nov
Year 2
Orientation Mon 20 Feb to Fri 24 Feb
First semester Mon 27 Feb to Fri 26 May
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 10 Apr to Fri 14 April
Study break (1 week) Mon 29 May to Fri 2 June
Examination period Mon 5 June to  Fri 16 June
Vacation (5 weeks) Mon 19 June to Fri 21 July
Second semester Mon 24 July to Fri 20 Oct
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 4 Sep to Fri 8 Sep
Study break (1 week) Mon 23 Oct to 27 Oct
Examination period Mon 30 Oct to Fri 10 Nov
End of year placements Mon 13 Nov to Fri 8 Dec
Year 3
Orientation Mon 20 Feb to Fri 24 Feb
First semester Mon 30 Jan to Fri 26 May
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 10 Apr to Fri 14 April
Study break (1 week) Mon 29 May to Fri 2 June
Examination period Mon 5 June to  Fri 16 June
Vacation (5 weeks) Mon 19 June to Fri 21 July
Second semester Mon 26 June to Fri 20 Oct
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 4 Sep to Fri 8 Sep
Study break (1 week) Mon 23 Oct to 27 Oct
Examination period Mon 30 Oct to Fri 10 Nov

Doctor of Podiatric Surgery

Year 1
First semester Mon 30 Jan to Fri 26 May
Study break (1 week) Mon 29 May to Fri 2 June
Examination period Mon 5 June to Fri 16 June
Vacation (3 weeks) Mon 13 June to Fri 1 July
Second semester Mon 10 July to Fri 20 Oct
Year 2
First semester Mon 30 Jan to Fri 26 May
Study break (1 week) Mon 29 May to Fri 2 June
Examination period Mon 5 June to Fri 16 June
Vacation (3 weeks) Mon 13 June to Fri 1 July
Second semester Mon 10 July to Fri 20 Oct
End of year placements Mon 25 Nov to Sun 25 Feb 2024

Doctor of Optometry

Year 1
Orientation Tue 21 Feb to Thurs 23 Feb
First semester Mon 27 Feb to Fri 26 May
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 10 Apr to Fri 14 Apr
Study break (1 week) Mon 29 May to Fri 2 June
Examination period Mon 5 June to Fri 16 June
Vacation (5 weeks) Mon 19 June to Fri 21 July
Second semester Mon 24 July to Fri 20 Oct
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 4 Sep to Fri 8 Sep
Study break (1 week) Mon 23 Oct to Fri 27 Oct
Examination period Mon 30 Oct to Fri 10 Nov
Year 2
Trimester 1 Mon 9 Jan to Fri 31 Mar
Non-contact week (1 week) Mon 20 Feb to Fri 24 Feb
Study break (1 week) Mon 3 Apr to Fri 7 Apr
Examination period Mon 10 Apr to Fri 14 Apr
Vacation (1 week) Mon 17 Apr to Fri 21 Apr
Trimester 2 Mon 24 Apr to Fri 28 July
Non-contact week (1 week) Mon 5 June to Fri 9 June
Study break (1 week) Mon 17 July to Fri 21 July
Examination period Mon 24 July to Fri 28 July
Vacation (2 weeks) Mon 31 July to Fri 11 Aug
Trimester 3 Mon 14 Aug to Fri 3 Nov
Non-contact week (1 week) Mon 25 Sep to Fri 29 Sep
Study break (1 week) Mon 6 Nov to Fri 10 Nov
Examination period Mon 13 Nov to Fri 24 Nov
Year 3
Trimester 1 Mon 9 Jan to Fri 31 Mar
Non-contact week (1 week) Mon 20 Feb to Fri 24 Feb
Study break (1 week) Mon 3 Apr to Fri 7 Apr
Examination period Mon 10 Apr to Fri 14 Apr
Vacation (2 weeks) Mon 17 Apr to Fri 28 Apr
Trimester 2 Mon 1 May to Fri 28 July
Non-contact week (1 week) Mon 12 June to Fri 16 June
Vacation (2 weeks) Mon 31 July to Fri 11 Aug
Trimester 3 Mon 14 Aug to Fri 3 Nov
Non-contact week (1 week) Mon 25 Sep to Fri 29 Sep
Study break (1 week) Mon 13 Nov to Fri 17 Nov
Examination period Mon 20 Nov to Fri 24 Nov

Master of Pharmacy

Year 1
Orientation Wed 18 Jan to Fri 20 Jan
K1 First Teaching Period (TP) starts Mon 23 Jan
Mid-TP break (1 week) Mon 6 Mar to Fri 10 Mar
First TP attendance ends Friday 28 Apr
Examination study break (1 week) Mon 1 May to Fri 5 May
Examination week (1 week) Mon 8 May to Fri 12 May
Vacation (2 weeks) Mon 15 May to Fri 26 May
K2A Second TP starts 6 week placement Mon 29 May
Second TP ends Fri 7 July
Vacation (2 weeks) Mon 11 July to Fri 21 July
S2 Third TP^ (Second semester) starts Mon 24 July
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 4 Sep to Fri 8 Sep
Third TP (Second semester) Teaching ends Friday 20 Oct
Study break (1 week) Mon 23 Oct to Fri 27 Oct
Examination weeks (2 weeks) Mon 30 Oct to Fri 10 Nov
Year 2
K1 First Teaching Period (TP) starts Wed 18 Jan
Mid-TP break (1 week) Mon 6 Mar to Fri 10 Mar
First TP attendance ends Friday 28 Apr
Examination study break (1 week) Mon 1 May to Fri 5 May
Examination week (1 week) Mon 8 May to Fri 12 May
Vacation (2 weeks) Mon 15 May to Fri 26 May
K2A Second TP starts 6 week placement Mon 29 May
Second TP ends Fri 30 June             
Vacation (1 week) Mon 11 July to Fri 14 July
S2 Third TP^ (Second semester) starts Mon 17 July
Third TP (Second semester) Teaching ends Friday 10 Oct
Examination week Mon 13 Nov to Fri 17 Nov

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