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12 September 2023

Check UC's important dates, including public and university holidays, exam periods, and graduation for this year and next.

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2024 key dates
DateEvent
03 January

UC reopens for 2024 - Add to calendar

08 January

2024 Summer School lectures start - Add to calendar

19 January

Summer School results released (for courses with an end date in December) - Add to calendar

06 February

Waitangi Day (University closed) - Add to calendar

09 February

Summer School lectures end - Add to calendar

11 February

Lunar New Year (not a University Holiday) - Add to calendar

16 February

Summer School results released (for courses with an end date in January or February) - Add to calendar

19 February

Semester One (S1) lectures start - Add to calendar

28 March

Lectures end for mid-semester break - Add to calendar

29 March

Good Friday (University closed) - Add to calendar

29 March - 21 April

Mid-semester lecture break - Add to calendar

01 April

Easter Monday (University closed) - Add to calendar

02 April

University Holiday (University closed) - Add to calendar

22 April

Lectures resume - Add to calendar

25 April

ANZAC Day observed (University closed) - Add to calendar

31 May

Semester One (S1) lectures end - Add to calendar

03 June

King’s Birthday (University closed) - Add to calendar

01 June - 09 June

Study break - Add to calendar

10 June - 22 June

Semester One (S1) examination period - Add to calendar

23 June - 14 July

Mid-year break - Add to calendar

28 June

Matariki public holiday (University closed) - Add to calendar

05 July

Semester One results released - Add to calendar

08 July - 12 July

Academic Progress - Add to calendar

15 July

Semester Two lectures start - Add to calendar

23 August

Lectures end for mid-semester break - Add to calendar

24 August - 08 September

Mid-semester lecture break - Add to calendar

09 September

Lectures resume - Add to calendar

18 October

Semester Two (S2) lectures end - Add to calendar

19 October - 27 October

Study break - Add to calendar

28 October

Labour Day  (University closed) - Add to calendar

29 October - 09 November

Semester Two (S2) and Whole Year (W) courses examination period - Add to calendar

11 November

Summer School (24-SU2) lectures start - Add to calendar

15 November

Show Day (University closed) - Add to calendar

29 November

Semester Two (S2) and Whole Year (W) courses results released - Add to calendar



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2025 key dates
DateEvent
03 January

UC reopens for 2025 - Add to calendar

06 January

2025 Summer School lectures start - Add to calendar

29 January

Lunar New Year (not a University holiday) - Add to calendar

06 February

Waitangi Day (University closed) - Add to calendar

07 February

Summer School lectures end - Add to calendar

14 February

Release of results for Summer School - Add to calendar

17 February

Lectures start for Semester One (S1) - Add to calendar

04 April

Lectures end for mid-semester break - Add to calendar

07 - 25 April

Mid-semester lecture break - Add to calendar

08 - 10 April

Autumn graduation celebrations - Add to calendar

18 April

Good Friday (University closed) - Add to calendar

21 April

Easter Monday (University closed) - Add to calendar

22 April

University Holiday (University closed) - Add to calendar

25 April

ANZAC Day observed (University closed) - Add to calendar

28 April

Lectures resume - Add to calendar

30 May

Lectures end for Semester One (S1) - Add to calendar

02 June

King’s Birthday (University closed) - Add to calendar

02 June - 08 June

Study break - Add to calendar

09 June - 21 June

Semester One (S1) examination period - Add to calendar

20 June

Matariki public holiday (University closed) - Add to calendar

22 June - 13 July

Mid-year break - Add to calendar

04 July

Semester One (S1) results released - Add to calendar

07 July - 11 July

Academic Progress - Add to calendar

14 July

Lectures start for Semester Two (S2) - Add to calendar

22 August

Lectures end for mid-semester break - Add to calendar

25 August - 07 September

Mid-semester lecture break - Add to calendar

08 September

Spring graduation celebrations - Add to calendar

08 September

Lectures resume - Add to calendar

17 October

Lectures end for Semester Two (S2) - Add to calendar

20 October - 26 October

Study break - Add to calendar

27 October

Labour Day  (University closed) - Add to calendar

28 October - 08 November

Semester Two (S2) and Whole Year (W) courses examination period - Add to calendar

10 November

Summer School (25-SU2) lectures start - Add to calendar  

14 November

Show Day (University closed) - Add to calendar

28 November

Release of results for Semester Two (S2) and Whole Year (W) - Add to calendar

12 December

Summer School lectures end - summer break - Add to calendar

23 December - 02 January 2026

Summer break - University Holidays - Add to calendar



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