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.

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: 30-Jan-2018 10.51am

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