Calendar & Key Dates

Academic Calendar and important institute dates

 2018

November

Fri 9 Trimester Two ends.
Mon 12 Trimester Three begins.

 

December

Fri 7 Trimester Three ends (Auckland campus).
Fri 21 Last day of pre-Christmas teaching.
Mon 24 Campuses closed (to be confirmed) and Trimester Three break begins.

 2019

January

Mon 7 Trimester Three resumes.
Mon 21 Wellington Anniversary observed (no teaching).
Mon 28 Auckland Anniversary observed (no teaching).

 

February

Mon 4

Construction and Engineering Trades Academy (L1) begins.

New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Companion Animals) (L3) begins (Trimester One intake).
Wed 6 Waitangi Day (no teaching).
Mon 11 Construction Trades Academy (L2) Trimester One begins.
Mon 25 Orientation Week starts.
Mon 25

Trimester One begins for:

  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology
  • New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical / Electrical / Civil) (L6)
  • Graduate Diploma in Engineering (L7)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (L4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living for Supported Learners

 

March

Fri 1 Trimester Three ends.
Fri 1

Graduation Event One (Te Rauparaha Arena, Porirua):

  • Ceremony One: School of Health.
  • Ceremony Two: School of Social Services and Te Wānanga Maori.
Mon 4 Trimester One begins.
Mon 18

Last date for withdrawal without penalty (for Trimester One courses starting 4 Mar).

Last date for course changes (for courses starting 4 Mar).

Trimester One begins for:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (L3) (Carpentry)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Bakery (L4)
  • Diploma in Cookery (L5)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (L4) Stream 2

 

April

Mon 1 Last date for withdrawal without penalty (for full-year courses starting 4 Mar).
Wed 10

Graduation Event Two (Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington):

  • Ceremony One: School of Business, School of Hospitality and Tourism, School of Creativity.
  • Ceremony Two: School of IT, School of Engineering.
Fri 19 Good Friday (all campuses closed).
Mon 22

Mid-trimester break begins.

Easter Monday (campuses closed).
Tue 23

Campuses closed (no teaching).

Thu 25 Anzac Day (no teaching).

 

June

Mon 3 Queen’s Birthday observed (no teaching). 
Tue 4 New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gas-fitting and Drain-laying (L3) begins.
Mon 17 Examinations start (some programmes; check with School for details).
Fri 28 Trimester One ends.

 

July

Mon 1 Mid-year break begins. 
Mon 15

Trimester Two begins.

Trimester Two intakes begin for:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Companion Animals) (L3)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (L3)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Baking (L3)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (L3)
Mon 22

Trimester Two begins for:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Electrical Engineering (L4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Heavy Automotive Engineering (Road Transport) (L4)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology mid-year intake
  • New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (L4)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil) (L6) mid-year intake
  • Graduate Diploma in Engineering (L7) mid-year intake
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (L4)
Mon 29

Last date for withdrawal without penalty (for courses starting 15 July).

Last date for course changes (for programmes starting 15 July).

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (L3) (Carpentry) begins.

 

September

Mon 2 Mid-trimester break begins. 
Mon 9 Trimester Two resumes.

 

October

Mon 28 Labour Day (no teaching).
Tue 29 Examinations start (some programmes; check with School for details).

 

November

Fri 8 Trimester Two ends.
Mon 11 Trimester Three begins.

 

December

Fri 20 Last day of pre-Christmas teaching (to be confirmed).
Mon 24 Campuses closed (to be confirmed) and Trimester Three break starts.
Wed 25  Christmas Day (campus closed until 6 January 2020, inclusive).

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