Academic calendar

Key dates for RMIT's academic calendar including teaching periods, exam periods and semester breaks.

Dates are subject to minor change. 

If you are studying a Diploma of Commerce, Associate Degree in Business, Bachelor Degree, Masters by coursework, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma:

See Important dates for Higher Education Students for the most comprehensive and up-to-date information.

If you are studying a Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Associate Degree or Bachelor of Nursing with Advanced Entry:

See Important dates for Vocational Education students for the most comprehensive and up-to-date information.

*Indicates period of time in which publich holiday(s) occur.

See Important dates for Foundation Studies students for the most comprehensive and up-to-date information.

REW has start dates for new students every five weeks.

Each level of study consists of 200 hours, which takes 10 weeks full time to complete.

Each level is delivered over two 5 week modules.

Enrolment is Thursday the week before your classes start.

View the full list of dates and more details about enrolment and orientation.

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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer