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 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

27 March

Deferred/supplementary exam venue selection opens

8 April

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

15 April

Deferred/supplementary exam period

27–31 May

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2019 Study Period 1

25 February 2019–26 May 2019

EventDate

Close of enrolment

17 February

Census date

18 March

Exam venue selection opens

08 April

Exam venue selection closes

28 April

Exam timetable published

15 April

Main exam period

27–31 May

Final grade publication

From 5.00 pm on 26 June

Deferred/supplementary exam venue selection opens

08 July

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

15 July

Deferred/supplementary exam period

26–30 August

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2019 Study Period 2

27 May 2019–25 August 2019

EventDate

Close of enrolment

19 May

Census date

17 June

Exam venue selection opens

08 July

Exam venue selection closes

28 July

Exam timetable published

15 July

Main exam period

26–30 August

Final grade publication

From 5.00 pm on 25 September

Deferred/supplementary exam venue selection opens

07 October

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

14 October

Deferred/supplementary exam period

25–29 November

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2019 Study Period 3

26 August 2019–24 November 2019

EventDate

Close of enrolment

18 August

Census date

16 September

Exam venue selection opens

07 October

Exam venue selection closes

27 October

Exam timetable published

14 October

Main exam period

25–29 November

Final grade publication

From 5.00 pm on 08 January 2020

Deferred/supplementary exam venue selection opens

06 January 2020

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

13 January 2020

Deferred/supplementary exam period

24–28 February 2020

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2019 Study Period 4

25 November 2019–23 February 2020

EventDate

Close of enrolment

17 November

Census date

16 December

Exam venue selection opens

06 January 2020

Exam venue selection closes

26 January 2020

Exam timetable published

13 January 2020

Main exam period

24–28 February 2020

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

Postgraduate units

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

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 opens

15 April

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

15 April

Deferred/supplementary exam period

27–31 May

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2019 Study Session 1

25 February 2019–24 May 2019

EventDate

Close of enrolment

17 February

Census date

24 March

Exam venue selection opens

15 April

Exam venue selection closes

05 May

Exam timetable published

22 April

Main exam period

10–28 June

Final grade publication

From 5.00 pm on 04 July

Deferred/supplementary exam venue selection opens

17 July

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

17 July

Deferred/supplementary exam period

12–16 August

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2019 Study Session 2

08 July 2019–04 October 2019

EventDate

Close of enrolment

30 June

Census date

04 August

Exam venue selection opens

02 September

Exam venue selection closes

22 September

Exam timetable published

09 September

Main exam period

04–22 November

Final grade publication

From 5.00 pm on 04 December

Deferred/supplementary exam venue selection opens

16 December

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

16 December

Deferred/supplementary exam period

January 2020 (exact date to be confirmed)

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

2019 Study Session 3

28 October 2019–31 January 2020

EventDate

Close of enrolment

20 October

Census date

24 November

Exam venue selection opens

06 January 2020

Exam venue selection closes

26 January 2020

Exam timetable published

13 January 2020

Main exam period

24–28 February 2020

Final grade publication

From 5.00 pm on 18 March 2020

Deferred/supplementary exam venue selection opens

14 April 2020

Deferred/supplementary exam timetable published

14 April 2020

Deferred/supplementary exam period

August 2020 (exact date to be confirmed)

Deferred/supplementary grade publication

Will be released at the discretion of your Convenor

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