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

2020 Study Period 3

31 August–29 November 2020

EventDate

Close of enrolment

23 August

Census date

21 September

Exam timetable published

19 October

Main exam period

30 November–04 December

Final grade publication

06 January 2021

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

18 January 2021

Deferred/supplementary exam period

01–05 March 2021

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2020 Study Period 4

30 November 2020–28 February 2021

EventDate

Close of enrolment

22 November

Census date

21 December

Exam timetable published

18 January 2021

Main exam period

01–05 March 2021

Final grade publication

31 March 2021

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

03 May 2021

Deferred/supplementary exam period

31 May–04 June 2021

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2021 Study Period 1

01 March–30 May 2021

EventDate

Close of enrolment

21 February

Census date

22 March

Exam timetable published

03 May

Main exam period

31 May–04 June

Final grade publication

16 June

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

02 August

Deferred/supplementary exam period

30 August–03 September

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2021 Study Period 2

31 May–29 August 2021

EventDate

Close of enrolment

23 May

Census date

21 June

Exam timetable published

02 August

Main exam period

30 August–03 September

Final grade publication

15 September

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

01 November

Deferred/supplementary exam period

29 November–03 December

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2021 Study Period 3

30 August–28 November 2021

EventDate

Close of enrolment

22 August

Census date

20 September

Exam timetable published

01 November

Main exam period

29 November-03 December

Final grade publication

15 December

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

31 January 2022

Deferred/supplementary exam period

28 February–04 March 2022

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2021 Study Period 4

29 November 2021–27 February 2022

EventDate

Close of enrolment

21 November

Census date

20 December

Exam timetable published

31 January 2022

Main exam period

28 February-04 March 2022

Final grade publication

16 March 2022

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 Convenor

Postgraduate units

Commencing Study Session 1, 2019 dates will align with Griffith trimester dates.

2020 Study Session 2

13 July–09 October 2020

EventDate

Close of enrolment

05 July

Census date

09 August

Exam timetable published

20 August

Main exam period

15–24 October

Final grade publication

13 November

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

14 December

Deferred/supplementary exam period

01–05 March 2021

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2020 Study Session 3

02 November 2020–05 February 2021

EventDate

Close of enrolment

25 October

Census date

29 November

Exam timetable published

18 January 2021

Main exam period

11–19 February 2021

Final grade publication

12 March 2021

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

17 May 2021

Deferred/supplementary exam period

14–18 June 2021

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2021 Study Session 1

08 March-04 June 2021

EventDate

Close of enrolment

28 February

Census date

04 April

Exam timetable published

14 May

Main exam period

10–19 June

Final grade publication

30 June

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

08 July

Deferred/supplementary exam period

15–17 July

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2021 Study Session 2

19 July–15 October 2021

EventDate

Close of enrolment

11 July

Census date

22 August

Exam timetable published

24 September

Main exam period

21-30 October

Final grade publication

10 November

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

12 November

Deferred/supplementary exam period

20 November,  27 November & 04 December

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2021 Study Session 3

08 November 2021–11 February 2022

EventDate

Close of enrolment

31 October

Census date

05 December

Exam timetable published

21 January 2022

Main exam period

17–26 February 2022

Final grade publication

09 March 2022

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

11 March 2022

Deferred/supplementary exam period

26 May, 02 & 09 April

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

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