The Academic Calendar states the standard academic dates and deadlines throughout your studies. Variations to the standard Academic calendar are determined by your study area and learning mode.

For quick reference, the below information refers to date variances applicable only to students studying at Griffith via Open Universities Australia.

Helpful reminders

  • Study periods are for undergraduate units and study sessions are for postgraduate units.
  • Griffith OUA students can access their grades through the My Study Centre page on the OUA website (on the dates listed below).
  • Grades may take 24 to 48 hours to appear in your My Study Centre.
  • You can also refer to the Notification of Marks and Grades section of the Assessment Policy (PDF 101k).

Undergraduate units

2018 Study period 1

26 February 2018–27 May 2018

EventDate

Close of enrolment

18 February

Census date

19 March

Exam venue selection opens

09 April

Exam venue selection closes

29 April

Exam timetable published

16 April

Main exam period

28 May–01 June

Final grade publication

From 5.00 pm on 05 July

Deferred/supplementary exam venue selection open

09 July

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

16 July

Deferred/supplementary exam period

27–31 August

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Course Convenor

2018 Study period 2

28 May–26 August 2018

EventDate

Close of enrolment

20 May

Census date

18 June

Exam venue selection opens

09 July

Exam venue selection closes

29 July

Exam timetable published

16 July

Main exam period

27–31 August

Final grade publication

From 5.00 pm on 28 September

Deferred/supplementary exam venue selection open

08 October

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

15 October

Deferred/supplementary exam period

26–30 November

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Course Convenor

2018 Study period 3

27 August–25 November 2018

EventDate

Close of enrolment

19 August

Census date

17 September

Exam venue selection opens

08 October

Exam venue selection closes

28 October

Exam timetable published

15 October

Main exam period

26–30 November

Final grade publication

From 5.00 pm on 10 January 2019

Deferred/supplementary exam venue selection open

07 January 2019

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

14 January 2019

Deferred/supplementary exam period

25 February–01 March 2019

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Course Convenor

2018 Study period 4

26 November 2018–24 February 2019

EventDate

Close of enrolment

18 November 2018

Census date

17 December 2018

Exam venue selection opens

07 January

Exam venue selection closes

27 January

Exam timetable published

14 January

Main exam period

25 February - 01 March

Final grade publication

To be confirmed

Deferred/supplementary exam venue selection open

To be confirmed

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

To be confirmed

Deferred/supplementary exam period

To be confirmed

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Course Convenor

Postgraduate units

2018 Study session 1

26 February–03 June 2018

EventDate

Close of enrolment

18 February

Census date

22 March

Exam venue selection opens

16 April

Exam venue selection closes

06 May

Exam timetable published

23 April

Main exam period

04 June–22 June

Final grade publication

From 5.00 pm on 04 July

Deferred/supplementary exam venue selection open

18 July

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

18 July

Deferred/supplementary exam period

06–09 August

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Course Convenor

2018 Study session 2

16 July–21 October 2018

EventDate

Close of enrolment

08 July

Census date

09 August

Exam venue selection opens

03 September

Exam venue selection closes

23 September

Exam timetable published

10 September

Main exam period

23 October–16 November

Final grade publication

From 5.00 pm on 05 December

Deferred/supplementary exam venue selection open

17 December

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

17 December

Deferred/supplementary exam period

To be confirmed

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Course Convenor

2018 Study session 3

12 November 2018–17 February 2019

EventDate

Close of enrolment

04 November 2018

Census date

06 December 2018

Exam venue selection opens

07 January

Exam venue selection closes

27 January

Exam timetable published

14 January

Main exam period

25 February–01 March

Final grade publication

From 5.00 pm on 27 March

Deferred/supplementary exam venue selection open

15 April

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

15 April

Deferred/supplementary exam period

To be confirmed

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Course Convenor

Postgraduate OUA units will align with Griffith trimester dates from Study session 1, 2019. Please see the study dates below:

  • 2019 Study session 1: 25 February–24 May
  • 2019 Study session 2: 08 July–04 October
  • 2019 Study session 3: 28 October 2019–31 January 2020

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