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 1

02 March–31 May 2020

EventDate

Close of enrolment

23 February

Census date

23 March

Exam timetable published

Please consult with your Convenor

Main exam period

01–05 June

Final grade publication

26 June

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

03 July

Deferred/supplementary exam period

31 August–04 September

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2020 Study Period 2

01 June–30 August 2020

EventDate

Close of enrolment

24 May

Census date

22 June

Exam timetable published

03 July

Main exam period

31 August–04 September

Final grade publication

25 September

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

02 October

Deferred/supplementary exam period

30 November–04 December

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2020 Study Period 3

31 August–29 November 2020

EventDate

Close of enrolment

23 August

Census date

21 September

Exam timetable published

02 October

Main exam period

30 November–04 December

Final grade publication

04 January 2021

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

11 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 venue selection opens

04 January 2021

Exam venue selection closes

24 January 2021

Exam timetable published

11 January 2021

Main exam period

01–05 March 2021

Final grade publication

March 2021 (exact date to be confirmed)

Deferred/supplementary exam venue selection opens

April 2021 (exact date to be confirmed)

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

April 2021 (exact date to be confirmed)

Deferred/supplementary exam period

May/June 2021 (exact dates 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 1

24 February–22 May 2020

EventDate

Close of enrolment

16 February

Census date

22 March

Exam timetable published

Please consult with your Convenor

Main exam period

28 May–06 June

Final grade publication

03 July

2020 Study Session 2

13 July–09 October 2020

EventDate

Close of enrolment

05 July

Census date

09 August

Exam timetable published

07 September

Main exam period

15–24 October

Final grade publication

To be confirmed

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

To be confirmed

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 venue selection opens

28 December 2021

Exam venue selection closes

17 January 2021

Exam timetable published

11 January 2021

Main exam period

11–19 February 2021

Final grade publication

To be confirmed

Deferred/supplementary exam venue selection opens

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 Convenor

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