Important dates 2022

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

Date Event
1 October 2021 – 10 December 2021 Undergraduate transfers open (Semester 1, 2022 entry)
See Enrolments for more on transferring
8 November 2021 2022 Handbook released
8 November 2021 – 24 January 2022 Re-enrolments open (2022)
See Enrolments for more on enrolling online and see Non-standard teaching periods for other enrolment deadlines
14 November 2021 – 27 February 2022 Summer vacation (2021-2022)
UWA is open, except during the shutdown
15 November 2021 – 27 February 2022 Summer School (start and end of teaching)
Find more on Enrolments
11 December 2021 – 14 February 2022 Late undergraduate transfers open (Semester 1, 2022 entry)
See Enrolments for more on applying for a transfer late
22 December 2021 – 5 January 2022 University shutdown (2021/2022)
UWA reopens on 6 January
25 January Late re-enrolments open (2022)
See Enrolments for more
26 January Australia Day
UWA closed
31 January – 4 February Exams (supplementary and deferred 2021 Semester 2 and Summer School 2022)
See Exams for more
21 – 25 February Orientation (Semester 1, 2022)
See Unistart for more
17 February Results released on studentConnect (supplementary and deferred  Semester 2, 2021 and Summer School 2022)
28 February First day of semester (Semester 1, 2022)
See Non-standard teaching periods for other dates
5 March Last date to add a unit (Semester 1)
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7 March Labour Day
UWA closed
20 March Last day to withdraw early (Semester 1, 2022) 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, 2022), 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
15 April Good Friday
UWA closed
18 April Easter Monday
UWA closed
18 – 24 April Mid-semester study break (non-teaching week)
15 April Academic withdrawal date (Semester 1, 2022), 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
2 May – 30 June Undergraduate transfers open (Semester 2 entry)
See Enrolments page for more on about transferring courses
2 May – 31 July Mid-year re-enrolments open (Semester 2, 2022).
See Enrolments for more
27 May Last day of semester (Semester 1, 2022), the last day to withdraw from Semester 1 units with academic consequence.
30 May- 3 June Pre-exam study break
4 June – 18 June Exams (Semester 1)
6 June Western Australia Day
UWA closed
20 June – 24 July Mid-year vacation (2022)
1-11 July Late undergraduate transfers open (Semester 2 entry)
See Enrolments for more on transfers
7 July Results released on studentConnect (Semester 1, 2022)
18 – 22 July Exams (deferred and supplementary, Semester 1, 2022)
25 – 29 July July graduations
18 – 22 July Orientation (Semester 2, 2022)
25 July First day of semester (Semester 2, 2022)
30 July Last day to add a unit (Semester 2, 2022)
See Enrolments for more on adding units late
14 August Last day to withdraw early (Semester 2, 2022), 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, 2022), 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
5 – 11 September Mid-semester study break (non-teaching week)
9 September Academic withdrawal date (Semester 2, 2022), 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
26 September Queen’s Birthday
UWA closed
21 October Last day of semester (Semester 2, 2022), the last day to withdraw from Semester 2 units with academic consequence.
See Enrolments page for more on withdrawing
24 – 28 October Pre-exam study break
29 October – 12 November Exams (Semester 2, 2022)
November TBA 2023 Handbook released
November TBA Re-enrolments open (2023)
See Enrolments for more on enrolling online and see Non-standard teaching periods for other enrolment deadlines
14 November 2022 – 26 February 2023
Summer vacation (2022/2023)
University will be open except for shutdown period 
TBA Results released on studentConnect (Semester 2, 2022)
14 – 20 December December graduations
24 December 2022 – 8 January 2023 University shutdown (2022/2023)
UWA reopens on 9 January

Trimester students

Date Event
10-19 January  MBA Summer Program
24 January First day of Trimester 1
29 January Last date to add a unit (trimester 1)
13 February Last date to withdraw early so units will not show on your formal record (Trimester 1).
See Enrolments for more about withdrawing
18 February Census date (Trimester 1), the last day to withdraw without financial consequence
See Fees for more on census date and paying your fees
11 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
19-23 April Exams (Trimester 1)
2 May First day of Trimester 2
7 May Last date to add a unit (Trimester 2)
16-17 May Exams (supplementary and deferred Trimester 1)
22 May  Last date to withdraw early so units will not show on your formal record (Trimester 2)
See Enrolments for more about withdrawing
27 May Census date (Trimester 2) – Last day to withdraw without financial consequence
See Fees for more on census date and paying your fees
17 June Academic withdrawal date (Trimester 2), the last date to withdraw from Trimester 1 units without academic consequence
See Enrolments for more about withdrawing
22 July Last day of Trimester 2, the last day to withdraw from Trimester 2 units.
See Enrolments for more about withdrawing
23-30 July Exams (Trimester 2)
1-13 August MBA Winter Program
22 August First day of Trimester 3
22-23 August Exams (supplementary and deferred, Trimester 2)
27 August Last date to add a unit (Trimester 3)
11 September Last date to withdraw early so units do not show on your formal record (Trimester 3)
See Enrolments for more about withdrawing
16 September Census date (Trimester 3), the last day to withdraw without financial consequence
See Fees for more on census date and paying your fees
7 October Academic withdrawal date (Trimester 3), the last day to withdraw from Trimester 3 units without academic consequence
See Enrolments for more about withdrawing
11 November Last day of Trimester 3, the last day to withdraw from Trimester 3 units
See Enrolments for more about withdrawing
12-19 November Exams (Trimester 3)
31 January -1 February 2023 Exams (supplementary and deferred, Trimester 3)

Doctor of Medicine

Year 1
Orientation Mon 24 Jan
First semester Tues 25 Jan to Fri 3 June
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 18 Apr to Fri 24 Apr
Study break (1 week) Mon 6 June to Fri 10 June
Examination period Sat 11 June to Sat 18 June
Vacation (2 weeks) Mon 20 June to Fri 1 July
Second semester Mon 4 July to Fri 11 Nov
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 26 Sep to Fri 30 Sep
Study break (1 week) Fri 11 Nov to Wed 16 Nov
Examination period Thur 17 Nov to Fri 25 Nov
Year 2
Orientation Mon 24 Jan
First rotation Mon 24 Jan to Fri 15 Apr
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 18 Apr to Sun 24 Apr
Second rotation Tue 26 Apr to Sun 12 June
Third rotation Mon 13 June to Sun 31 July
Mid semester break (1 week) Mon 1 Aug to Sun 7 Aug
Fourth rotation Mon 8 Aug to Sun 25 Sep
Fifth rotation Tue 27 Sep to Sun 13 Nov
Study break (1 week) Mon 14 Nov to Fri 18 Nov
Examination period Mon 21 Nov to Sat 26 Nov
Year 3
First semester (RCS only) Mon 24 Jan to Sun 3 July
First rotation Mon 24 Jan to Sun 20 Mar
Second rotation Mon 20 Mar to Sun 15 May
Mid-semester break (1 week) (except RCS students) Mon 16 May to Sun 22 May
Mid-semester break (2 weeks) RCS students only Sat 2 July to Sun 17 July
Third rotation Mon 23 May to Sun 17 July
Second semester (RCS only) Mon 18 July to Sun 27 Nov
Fourth rotation Mon 18 July to Sun 11 Sep
Mid-semester break (1 week) (except RCS students) Mon 12 Sept to Sun 18 Sep
Fifth Rotation Mon 19 Sep to Sun 13 Nov
Study break (4 days) Mon 14 Nov to Thu 17 Nov
Examination period Fri 18 Nov to Fri 25 Nov
Year 4
Elective (not applicable for 2022) Mon 27 Dec 2021 to Sun 23 Jan 2022
MRSA Testing Week No later than Tues 1 Feb
First Rotation Mon 31 Jan to Sun 6 Mar
Second Rotation Mon 7 Mar to Sun 10 April
Third Rotation Mon 11 April to Sun 15 May
Mid-semester break (2 weeks) Mon 16 May to Sun 29 May
Fourth Rotation Mon 30 May to Sun 3 July
Fifth Rotation Mon 4 July to Sun 7 Aug
Sixth Rotation Mon 8 Aug to Sun 11 Sep
Study break (2 weeks) Mon 12 Sep to Thu 22 Sep
Examination period Fri 23 Sep to Fri 14 Oct
Preparation for Internship Mon 17 Oct to Fri 25 Nov
Dedication/Graduation ceremony TBA (between 5 - 17 December)

Doctor of Dental Medicine

Year 1
First semester Mon 17 Jan to Fri 24 June
Orientation and Clinical Immersion Block (1 week) Mon 17 Jan to Fri 21 Jan
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 4 Apr to Fri 8 Apr
Study break (1 week) Mon 23 May to Fri 27 May
Examination period Sat 28 May to Sat 11 June
Dental Clinical Immersion Block (2 weeks) Mon 13 June to Fri 24 June
Mid semester break (1 week) Mon 27 June to Fri 1 July
Second semester Mon 4 July to Fri 25 Nov
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 26 Sep to Fri 30 Sep
Study break (1 week) Mon 24 Oct to Fri 28 Oct
Examination period Sat 29 Oct to Fri 11 Nov
Dental Clinical Immersion Block (2 weeks) Mon 14 Nov to Fri 25 Nov
Years 2 and 3
First semester Mon 17 Jan to Fri 20 May
Intensive Teaching Block Mon 17 Jan to Fri 21 Jan
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 4 Apr to Fri 8 Apr
Study break (1 week) Mon 23 May to Fri 27 May
Examination period Mon 30 May to Fri 10 June
Vacation (1 week) Mon 13 June to Fri 17 June
Second semester Mon 20 June to Fri 21 Oct
Mid-semester break (1 week)
Study break (1 week) Mon 24 Oct to Fri 28 Oct
Examination period Mon 31 Oct to Sun 13 Nov
Year 4
First semester Mon 17 Jan to Fri 17 June
Intensive Teaching Block Mon 17 Jan to Fri 21 Jan
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 4 Apr to Fri 8 Apr
Intensive Teaching Block Mon 23 May to Fri 17 June
Second semester Mon 20 June to Fri 25 Nov
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 15 Aug to Fri 19 Aug
Intensive Teaching Block Mon 31 Oct to Fri 25 Nov

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

Years 1, 2 and 3
Orientation 31 January
First semester 31 Jan – 27 May
Mid-semester break (1 week) 18 – 24 April
Study break (1 week) 30 May – 3 June
Examination period 4 – 18 June
Vacation (3 weeks) 20 June – 8 July
Second semester 11 July – 21 Oct
Mid-semester break (1 week) 5 – 11 September
Study break (1 week) 24 – 28 October
Examination period 29 Oct – 12 Nov

Doctor of Podiatric Surgery and Doctor of Podiatry

All years
First semester Mon 31 Jan to Fri 20 May
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 4 Apr to Fri 8 Apr
Mid-year external placements Mon 2 May to Fri 26 Aug
Study break (1 week) Mon 23 May to Fri 27 May
Examination period Sat 28 May to Sat 11 June
Vacation (3 weeks) Mon 13 June to Fri 1 July
Second semester Mon 4 July to Fri 21 Oct
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 26 Sep to Fri 30 Sep
Study break (1 week) Mon 24 Oct to Fri 28 Oct
Examination period Sat 29 Oct to Sat 12 Nov
End of year external placements Mon 31 Oct 2021 to Fri 3 Feb 2023

Master of Pharmacy

Year 1
K1 First Teaching Period (TP) starts Wed 19 Jan
Mid-TP break (1 week) Mon 7 March to Fri 11 March
First TP attendance ends Friday 29 Apr
Examination study break (1 week) Mon 2 May to Fri 6 May
Examination week (1 week) Sat 7 May to Fri 13 May
Vacation (2 weeks) Mon 16 May to Fri 27 May
K2A Second TP starts 6 week placement Mon 30 May
Second TP ends Fri 8 July
Vacation (2 weeks) Mon 11 July to Fri 22 July
S2 Third TP^ (Second semester) starts Mon 25 July
Mid-semester break (1 week) Mon 26 Sep to Fri 30 Sep
Third TP (Second semester) Teaching ends Friday 21 October
Study break (1 week) Mon 24 Oct to Fri 28 Oct
Examination weeks (2 weeks) Sat 29 Oct to Sat 12 Nov

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