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This section outlines important University dates including:

  • Semester dates and holidays
  • Important events and deadlines

Consider highlighting those dates which apply to you for easy reference.

* Asterisk indicates entry subject to change.

2016 Principal Dates

The following information is applicable to new and returning students enrolling in Semester One and/or Semester Two 2016.

New students who commence in October 2016 need to refer to the principal dates for October 2016 intake.

DayDateDescription
January 2016
Fri1Public holiday: New Year Day (University closed)
Fri15Graduation applications: close for April in Malaysia; May in Australia; or June in China
Sun24Public holiday: Thaipusam (University closed)
Mon25Replacement holiday: Thaipusam (University closed)
Mon25Allocate+ preference: opens 10am for semester one (S1-01)
February 2016
Mon1Exams: begin (deferred and supplementary) for semester two (S2-01) 2015
Fri5Exams: end (deferred and supplementary) for semester two (S2-01) 2015
Mon8Public holiday: Chinese New Year (University closed)
Tue9Public holiday: Chinese New Year 2nd Day (University closed)
Mon15Exams: begin for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2015
Wed17Allocate+ preference: closes 12pm for semester one (S1-01)
Thu18Exams: end for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2015
Fri19Results: released (deferred and supplementary exams) for semester two (S2-01) 2015
Mon22Orientation Week: begins
Tue23Allocate+ adjustment: opens 10am for semester one (S1-01)
Fri26Last day to add off-campus semester one (S1-01) units
Fri26Orientation Week: ends
Mon29Semester one (S1-01) begins
March 2016
Fri4Fees due: for semester one (S1-01). A late payment penalty will apply after this date
Mon7Results: released for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2015
Fri11Last day to add on-campus semester one (S1-01) units
Tue15Allocate+ adjustment: closes 5pm for semester one (S1-01)
Fri25Last day for course discontinuation semester one (S1-01) to qualify for a partial refund of fees
Mon28Mid-semester break: begins
Thu31Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) units without 'withdrawn' showing on academic record
Thu31Census date for teaching period: semester one (S1-01)
April 2016
Fri1Mid-semester break: ends
Sat9Graduation ceremony: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 10am, 3pm and 7pm - all faculties
Tue26Exam timetable published: for semester one (S1-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
May 2016
Sun1Public holiday: Labour Day (University closed)
Mon2Replacement holiday: Labour Day (University closed)
Mon2Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) units with 'withdrawn' showing on academic record. Units discontinued after this date will show as a 'withdrawn fail'
Sat21Public holiday: Wesak Day (University closed)
Fri27Semester one (S1-01) ends. Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) units with 'withdrawn fail' showing on academic record. Units cannot be discontinued after this date
Mon30Swot Vac: begins
June 2016
Fri3Swot Vac: ends
Sat4Public holiday: King's Birthday (University closed)
Mon6Exams: begin for semester one (S1-01)
Mon20Allocate+ preference: opens 10am for semester two (S2-01)
Wed22Public holiday: Nuzul Al-Quran (University closed)
Fri24Exams: end for semester one (S1-01)
July 2016
Wed6Public holiday: Hari Raya Puasa Day 1* (University closed)
Thu7Public holiday: Hari Raya Puasa Day 2* (University closed)
Mon11Results: released for semester one (S1-01)
Wed13Allocate+ preference: closes 12pm for semester two (S2-01)
Mon18Mid-year Orientation Week: begins (dates and times will vary from campus to campus)
Tue19Allocate+ adjustment: opens 10am for semester two (S2-01)
Fri22Mid-year Orientation Week: ends
Mon25Semester two (S2-01) begins
Wed27Exam timetable published: (deferred and supplementary) for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2015 and semester one (S1-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Fri29Fees due: for semester two (S2-01). A late payment penalty will apply after this date
Sun31Graduation applications: close for October in Australia; or November in Malaysia
August 2016
Fri5Last day to add on-campus semester two (S2-01) units
Mon8Exams: begin (deferred and supplementary) for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2015 and semester one (S1-01)
Tue9Allocate+ adjustment: closes 5pm for semester two (S2-01)
Fri12Exams: end (deferred and supplementary) for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2015 and semester one (S1-01)
Fri19Fees: last day to discontinue semester two (S2-01) to qualify for a partial refund of fees
Mon22Last day to discontinue semester two (S2-01) units without 'withdrawn' showing on academic record
Wed24Results: released (deferred and supplementary exams) for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2015 and semester one (S1-01)
Wed31Public holiday: National Day (University closed)
Wed31Census date for teaching period: semester two (S2-01)
September 2016
Mon12Public holiday: Hari Raya Haji* (University closed)
Fri16Public holiday: Malaysia Day (University closed)
Mon19Exam timetable published: for semester two (S2-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Mon26Last day to discontinue semester two (S2-01) units with 'withdrawn' showing on academic record. Units discontinued after this date will show as a 'withdrawn fail'
Mon26Mid-semester break: begins
Fri30Mid-semester break: ends
October 2016
Sun2Public holiday: Awal Muharam (University closed)
Mon3Replacement holiday: Awal Muharam (University closed)
Mon10Re-enrolment (timely): begins for 2017
Fri21Semester two (S2-01) ends. Last day to discontinue semester two (S2-01) units with 'withdrawn fail' showing on academic record. Units cannot be discontinued after this date
Mon24Swot Vac: begins
Fri28Swot Vac: ends
Sat29Public holiday: Deepavali* (University closed)
Mon31Exams: begin for semester two (S2-01)
November 2016
Fri18Exams: end for semester two (S2-01)
Sat19Graduation ceremony: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 10am, 3pm and 7pm - all faculties
Wed30Re-enrolment (timely): ends for 2017
December 2016
Thu1Re-enrolment (late): begins for 2017. A late fee will apply
Mon5Results: released for semester two (S2-01)
Fri9Re-enrolment (late): ends for 2017
Fri9Exams timetable published: for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2016 in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Sun11Public holiday: Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor (University closed)
Mon12Public holiday: Prophet Muhammad's Birthday (University closed)
Tue13Replacement holiday: Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor (University closed) 
Mon19Exams timetable published: (deferred and supplementary) for semester two  (S2-01) 2016 in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Sun25Public holiday: Christmas Day (University closed)
Mon26Replacement holiday: Christmas Day (University closed)
Sat31Census date for teaching period: summer semester A (SSA-02)

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Exceptions and additional dates

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

The dates of teaching periods for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor Surgery 2016 are as follows:

Year 1Semester one21 March - 17 June
Mid-semester break02 May - 06 May
Swot Vac20 June - 24 June
Mid-year break04 July - 23 July
Semester two25 July - 21 October
Mid-semester break26 September - 30 September
Swot Vac24 October - 28 October
Year 2Semester one29 February - 27 May
Mid-semester break28 March - 1 April
Swot Vac30 May - 3 June
Mid-year break27 June- 15 July
Semester two25 July - 21 October
Mid-semester break26 September - 30 September
Swot Vac24 October - 28 October
Year 3Semester one15 February - 17 June
Mid-year break20 June - 01 July
Semester two04 July - 04 November
Swot Vac07 November - 11 November
Year 4Semester one01 February - 03 June
Mid-year break06 June - 24 June
Semester two27 June - 28 October
Swot Vac31 October - 04 November
Year 5As per Central Program