Key course dates 2017

These dates are for 2017 (unless otherwise noted).

These dates were accurate as of 14 September 2016. Any changes will be updated on the dates page. Note: PhD students can start on the first day of any month.

Semester Indicator Semester Description Last date to Apply to Enrol for all international students* Official course start date and last date to accept the Enrolment Offer (ENR status)* Official course finish date Final date to complete change of enrolment to add or to withdraw with a full tuition fee refund Final date to withdraw (no refund)
S1 Semester 1 13 February 20 February 25 June 3 March 19 May
S2  Semester 2 10 July 17 July 19 November 28 July 29 September
W Whole Year 13 February 20 February 19 November 3 March 11 August
CY** Cross Year 3 July 10 July 2 July 2018 21 July 29 December
B1 Bridging One 13 February 20 February 4 June 3 March 12 May
B2 Bridging Two 3 July 10 July 22 October 21 July 29 September
B3 Bridging Three 30 October 6 November 4 February  2018 17 November 12 January 2018
FY Full Year 13 February 20 February 16 February  2018 3 March 11 August
M1 MBA One 30 January 13 February 9 April 24 February 24 March
M2 MBA Two 10 April 24 April 18 June 5 May 2 June
M3 MBA Three 19 June 3 July 27 August 14 July 11 August
M4 MBA Four 28 August 11 September 5 November 22 September 20 October
YB Full Year B 30 January 6 February 19 November 17 February 28 July
YB1 Year B First Half 30 January 6 February 25 June 17 February 28 April
YB2 Year B Second Half 26 June 10 July 19 November 14 July 22 September
YC Full Year C 30 January 6 February 19 November 17 February 28 July
YC1 Year C First Half 30 January 6 February 2 July 17 February 28 April
YC2 Year C Second Half 10 July 17 July 19 November 28 July 6 October
YD Full Year D 6 February 13 February 19 November 24 February 4 August
YD1 Year D First Half 6 February 13 February 2 July 24 February 5 May
YD2 Year D Second Half 10 July 17 July 12 November 28 July 6 October

*Domestic undergraduate first-year students and advancing students should refer to the Application to Enrol (ATE) closing dates. Applications received after these dates will be placed on a waiting list. Some programmes may require a special application in addition to an Application to Enrol, see Courses and programmes requiring a special application and/or with limited entry courses page.

** End date can vary with course. See Courses, Subjects and Qualifications website for full course details.


Field trips and teaching practices

There is no refund provision for students once they have commenced a field trip or teaching practice.


Summer courses and other semester indicators

The following semesters start and finish on various dates. The last date to accept the Enrolment Offer and become fully enrolled for the semesters listed below is the official course start date. Failure to meet this date may result in you losing your place in the programme or course. Refer to www.canterbury.ac.nz/courses for dates.

Semester Indicator Semester Description Last date to Apply to Enrol (ATE) for first-year Teacher Education, advancing domestic and all international students° Final date to complete change of enrolment to add or to withdraw with a full tuition fee refund Final date to withdraw (no refund)
SU1 (Jan17) Summer (Jan 2017 start) One week prior to the official course start date ≤ 6 weeks: First Friday after the official course start date

> 6 weeks: Second Friday after the official course start date
≤ 6 weeks: First Friday after the official course start date

> 6 weeks: 7 weeks after the official course start date
SU2 (Nov16) Summer (Nov 2016 start)
T1 Term One One week prior to the official course start date




< 6 weeks: First Friday after the official course start date

≥ 6 weeks: Second Friday after the official course start date




< 6 weeks: First Friday after the official course start date

≥ 6 weeks: 6 weeks after the official course start date



T2 Term Two
T3 Term Three
T4 Term 4
X General non-calendar-based
Anytime start Calculated to occur when 50% of course has been completed

° The closing dates are final dates. Applications received after these dates will be placed on a waiting list.
± Excludes PhD and master's by thesis-only.
Key: '>6 weeks' refers to courses of six or more weeks duration; '<6 weeks' refers to courses of less than six weeks duration.

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