Key dates at AUT

This page lists the key dates for the academic year at AUT. These key dates are true for most courses of study, but some courses start or finish outside the academic year.

If you have questions about your course's start or finish date, or its exam dates, contact your AUT faculty or school.

2017 academic year - key dates

Semester 1

27 February
First day of classes
17–28 April
Break (no classes)
6-9 June
Study break/exam week
12-23 June
Exam weeks
23 June
Last day of semester

Semester 2

17 July
First day of classes
28 August - 8 September
Mid-semester break (no classes)
24-27 October
Study break/exam week
30 October-10 November
Exam weeks
10 November
Last day of semester

Summer School

27 November
First day of classes
18 December-5 January 2018
Break (no classes)
9 February 2018
Last day of semester

2018 academic year - key dates

Semester 1

26 February
First day of classes
30 March – 3 April
Easter break
16-27 April
Mid-semester break (no classes)
5-8 June
Study break/exam week
11-22 June
Exam weeks
22 June
Last day of semester

Semester 2

16 July
First day of classes
3-14 September
Mid-semester break (no classes)
23-26 October
Study break/exam week
29 October-9 November
Exam weeks
9 November
Last day of semester

Summer School

26 November
First day of classes
24 December-4 January 2019
Break (no classes)
8 February 2019
Last day of semester


Note: The academic year dates were accurate when published. AUT reserves the right to amend individual dates as required.

Last updated: 11-Oct-2017 8.28am

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.