Academic calendar summary 2014–16

Higher education

Semester 1

2014

2015

2016

Teaching period

3 March – 1 June

2 March – 31 May

29 February – 29 May

Mid-semester break

18–27 April (most programs)

Classes resume Monday 28 April

2–8 April (most programs)
Classes resume Thursday 9 April

24–30 March – Classes resume Thursday 31 March

SWOT vac week 13

2–6 June

1–5 June

30 May – 3 June

Exams

9–27 June

8–26 June

6–24 June

Semester break                

30 June – 20 July       

29 June – 19 July

27 June – 17 July

Semester 2

2014

2015

2016

Teaching period

21 July – 19 October

20 July – 18 October

18 July – 16 October

Mid-semester break

1–7 September

31 August – 6 September (most programs)

29 August – 4 September

SWOT vac week 13

20–24 October

19–23 October

17–21 October

Exams

27 October – 14 November

26 October – 13 November

24 October – 11 November

Graduation parade and ceremony

17 December

16 December

14 December

Vocational education

Semester 1

2014

2015

2016

Teaching period

10 February – 8 June

9 February – 7 June

8 February – 5 June

Mid-semester break

18–27 April (most programs)

Classes resume Monday 28 April

2–8 April (most programs)
Classes resume Thursday 9 April

24–30 March (most programs)
Classes resume
Thursday 31 March

Exams

9–20 June

8–19 June

6–17 June

Semester break

23 June – 6 July

22 June – 5 July

20 June – 3 July

Semester 2

2014

2015

2016

Teaching period

7 July – 2 November

6 July – 1 November

4 July – 30 October

Mid-semester break

1–7 September

31 August – 6 September (most programs)

29 August – 4 September

Exams

3–14 November

2–13 November

31 October – 11 November

Graduation parade and ceremony (diploma and above)

17 December

16 December

14 December