2018 Key Course Dates

These dates are for 2018 (unless otherwise noted).

These dates were accurate as of 1 September 2017. Any changes will be updated on the dates page. Note: PhD students can start on the first day of any month.

Semester indicator Semester
description
Last date to
Apply to Enrol (ATE) for all international students*
Official course start date and last date to accept the Enrolment Offer (ENR status)* Official course
finish date
Final date to complete change of enrolment to add or to withdraw with a full tuition fee refund Final date to withdraw
(no refund)
S1 Semester One 12 February 19 February 24 June 2 March 18 May
S2 Semester Two 9 July 16 July 18 November 27 July 28 September
W Whole Year 12 February 19 February 18 November 2 March 10 August
CY** Cross Year 2 July 9 July 1 July 2019 20 July 28 December
B1 Bridging One 12 February 19 February 3 June 2 March 18 May
B2 Bridging Two 2 July 9 July 21 October 20 July 28 September
B3 Bridging Three 29 October 5 November 3 February 2019 16 November 11 January 2019
FY Full Year 12 February 19 February 15 February 2019 2 March 10 August
M1 MBA One 29 January 12 February 8 April 23 February 23 March
M2 MBA Two 9 April 23 April 17 June 4 May 1 June
M3 MBA Three 18 June 2 July 26 August 13 July 10 August
M4 MBA Four 27 August 10 September 4 November 21 September 19 October
YB Full Year B 29 January 5 February 18 November 16 February 27 July
YB1 Year B First Half 29 January 5 February 24 June 16 February 27 April
YB2 Year B Second Half 25 June 2 July 18 November 13 July 21 September
YC Full Year C 29 January 5 February 18 November 16 February 27 July
YC1 Year C First Half 29 January 5 February 1 July 16 February 27 April
YC2 Year C Second Half 9 July 16 July 18 November 27 July 28 er
YD Full Year D 5 February 12 February 18 November 23 February 3 August
YD1 Year D First Half 5 February 12 February 1 July 23 February 4 May
YD2 Year D Second Half 9 July 16 July 11 November 27 July 5 October

 ** End date can vary with course. See Courses, Subjects and Qualifications website for full course details.*Domestic undergraduate first-year students and advancing students should refer to the Application to Enrol (ATE) closing dates. Applications received after these dates will be placed on a waiting list. Some programmes may require a special application in addition to an Application to Enrol, see Courses and programmes requiring a special application and/or with limited entry courses page.


Field trips and teaching practices

There is no refund provision for students once they have commenced a field trip or teaching practice.

 

Summer courses and other semester indicators

The following semesters start and finish on various dates. The last date to accept the Enrolment Offer and become fully enrolled for the semesters listed below is the official course start date. Failure to meet this date may result in you losing your place in the programme or course. Refer to www.canterbury.ac.nz/courses for dates.

SEMESTER INDICATOR SEMESTER DESCRIPTION LAST DATE TO APPLY TO ENROL (ATE) FOR FIRST-YEAR TEACHER EDUCATION, ADVANCING DOMESTIC AND ALL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS° FINAL DATE TO COMPLETE CHANGE OF ENROLMENT TO ADD OR TO WITHDRAW WITH A FULL TUITION FEE REFUND FINAL DATE TO WITHDRAW (NO REFUND)
SU1 (Jan18) Summer (Jan 2018 start) One week prior to the official course start date ≤ 6 weeks: First Friday after the official course start date

> 6 weeks: Second Friday after the official course start date
≤ 6 weeks: First Friday after the official course start date

> 6 weeks: 7 weeks after the official course start date
SU2 (Nov17) Summer (Nov 2017 start)
T1 Term One One week prior to the official course start date




< 6 weeks: First Friday after the official course start date

≥ 6 weeks: Second Friday after the official course start date




< 6 weeks: First Friday after the official course start date

≥ 6 weeks: 6 weeks after the official course start date



T2 Term Two
T3 Term Three
T4 Term 4
X General non-calendar-based
Anytime start Calculated to occur when 50% of course has been completed

° The closing dates are final dates. Applications received after these dates will be placed on a waiting list.
± Excludes PhD and master's by thesis-only.
Key: '>6 weeks' refers to courses of six or more weeks duration; '<6 weeks' refers to courses of less than six weeks duration.