Principal dates for Monash University Malaysia (2019)

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.

2019 Principal Dates

The following information is applicable to new and returning students enrolling in Semester One and/or Semester Two 2019.

New students who commence in October 2019 need to refer to the principal dates for October 2019 intake.

DayDateDescription
January  
Tue1Public holiday: New Years Day (University closed)
Tue15Graduation: applications close for April in Malaysia (coursework, PhD and research masters students), May in Australia (coursework students only) and June in China (coursework, PhD and research masters students) 
Mon21Public holiday: Thaipusam (University closed)
Mon28Exams (deferred and supplementary): begin for semester two (S2-01) 2018
February  
Fri1Exams (deferred and supplementary): end for semester two (S2-01) 2018
Fri1Graduation: applications open for October in Australia and November in Malaysia 
Tue5Public holiday: Chinese New Year 1st Day (University closed) 
Wed6Public holiday: Chinese New Year 2nd Day (University closed)
Mon11Exams: begin for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2018
Mon11Allocate+ preference entry: opens 10am (GMT+8) for semester one (S1-01)
Thu14Exams: end for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2018
Fri15 Results: released (deferred and supplementary exams) for semester two (S2-01) 2018
Wed20Allocate+ preference entry: closes 10am (GMT+8) for semester one (S1-01)
Mon25Orientation Week: begins
Wed27Allocate+ adjustment: opens 12pm (GMT+8) for semester one (S1-01)
Thu28Graduation: applications close for May in Australia (PhD and research masters students only)
March  
Fri1Last day to add off-campus semester one (S1-01) units
Fri1Last day to add off-campus semester one (S1-01) or full-year (FY-01) units
Fri1Orientation Week: ends
Mon4Semester one (S1-01) and full-year (FY-01) begins
Mon4Results: released for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2018
Fri8Fees due: for semester one (S1-01). A late payment penalty will apply after this date
Fri15Last day to add on-campus semester one (S1-01) or full-year (FY-01) units
Tue19Allocate+ adjustment: closes 5pm (GMT+8) for semester one (S1-01) 
Fri29Fees: last day for course discontinuation semester one (S1-01) to qualify for a partial refund of fees
Sun31Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) and full-year (FY-01) units without 'withdrawn' showing on academic record
Sun31Census date for teaching period: semester one (S1-01). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees
April  
Sat6Graduation: ceremony Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - all faculties
Mon22Mid-semester break: begins
Fri 26Mid-semester break: ends
Mon29 Exam timetable published: for semester one (S1-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Tue30Census date for teaching period: full-year (FY-01). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees
May  
Wed1Public holiday: Labour Day (University closed)
Mon6Last day to discontinue semester one (S1-01) units with 'withdrawn' showing on academic record. Units discontinued after this date will show as 'withdrawn fail'
Sun19Public holiday: Wesak Day* (University closed)
Mon20Replacement holiday: Wesak Day* (University closed)
Wed22Public holiday: Nuzul Al-Quran (University closed)
Fri31Semester 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
June  
Mon3Swot Vac: begins
Wed5Public holiday: Hari Raya Puasa Day 1* (University closed)
Thu6Public holiday: Hari Raya Puasa Day 2* (University closed)
Fri7Swot Vac: ends
Mon10Exams: begin for semester one (S1-01) and General Studies
Fri28Exams: end for semester one (S1-01) and General Studies
July  
Mon1Graduation: applications open for December in Australia (PhD and research masters students only)
Mon1Allocate+ preference entry: opens 10am (GMT+8) for semester two (S2-01)
Mon15Results: released for semester one (S1-01)
Wed17Allocate+ preference entry: closes 10am (GMT+8) for semester two (S2-01)
Mon22Mid-year Orientation Week: begins
Wed24Allocate+ adjustment: opens 12pm (GMT+8) for semester two (S2-01)
Fri26Last day to add off-campus semester two (S2-01) units
Fri26Mid-year Orientation Week: ends
Mon29Semester two (S2-01): begins
Wed31Graduation: applications close for October in Australia and November in Malaysia (coursework students only)
Wed31Exam timetable published: (deferred and supplementary) for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2018 and semester one (S1-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
August  
Thu1Graduation: applications open for December in Australia (eligible coursework students only)
Fri2Fees due: for semester two (S2-01). A late payment penalty will apply after this date
Mon5Last day to discontinue full-year (FY-01) units with 'withdrawn' showing on academic record. Units discontinued after this date will show as 'withdrawn fail'
Fri9Last day to add on-campus semester two (S2-01) units
Sun11Public holiday: Hari Raya Haji (University closed)
Mon12Exams (deferred and supplementary): begin for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2018 and semester one (S1-01)
Mon12Replacement holiday: Hari Raya Haji (University closed)
Wed14Allocate+ adjustment: closes 5pm (GMT+8) for semester two (S2-01)
Fri16Exams (deferred and supplementary): end for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2018 and semester one (S1-01)
Fri16Graduation: applications close for October in Australia (PhD and research masters students only)
Fri23Fees: last day for course discontinuation semester two (S2-01) to qualify for a partial refund of fees
Mon26Last day to discontinue semester two (S2-01) units without 'withdrawn' showing on academic record
Wed28Results (deferred and supplementary exams): released for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2018 and semester one (S1-01)
Sat31Graduation: applications close for November in Malaysia (PhD and research masters students only) and December in Australia (eligible coursework students only)
Sat31Public holiday: National Day (University closed)
Sat31Census date for teaching period: semester two (S2-01). Last day to discontinue units in this teaching period without incurring fees
September  
Sun1Public holiday: Awal Muharam (University closed)
Mon2Replacement holiday: Awal Muharam (University closed)
Mon9Public holiday: King’s Birthday (University closed)
Mon16Public holiday: Malaysia Day (University closed)
Mon23Exam timetable published: for semester two (S2-01) in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Mon30Last day to discontinue semester two (S2-01) units with 'withdrawn' showing on academic record. Units discontinued after this date will show as 'withdrawn fail'                                                                                                    
Mon30Mid-semester break: begins
October  
Fri4Mid-semester break: ends
Mon14Re-enrolment (timely): begins for 2020
Fri25Semester two (S2-01) and full year (FY-01) ends. Last day to discontinue units in these teaching periods with 'withdrawn fail' showing on academic record. Units cannot be discontinued after this date
Sun27Public holiday: Deepavali (University closed)
Mon28Replacement holiday: Deepavali (University closed)
Mon28Swot Vac: begins
Wed30Exams: begin for General Studies (S2-01)*
Thu31Exams: end for General Studies (S2-01)*
Thu31Graduation: applications close for December in Australia (PhD and research masters students only)
November  
Fri1Swot Vac: ends
Mon4Exams: begin for semester two (S2-01)
Sat9Public holiday: Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday (University closed)
Sat16Graduation: ceremony Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – all faculties
Fri22Exams: end for semester two (S2-01)
Wed27Re-enrolment (timely): ends for 2020
Thu28Re-enrolment (late): begins for 2020. A late fee applies
December  
Fri6Results: released for semester two (S2-01)
Wed11Public holiday: Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor (University closed)
Fri13Re-enrolment (late): ends for 2020
Fri20Exam timetable published: for summer semester A (SSA-02) 2019 in the Web Enrolment System (WES)
Wed25Public holiday: Christmas Day (University closed)
Tue31Census date for teaching period: summer semester A (SSA-02)

* Asterisk indicates entry subject to change.

Exceptions and additional dates

FACULTY OF MEDICINE, NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES

The dates of teaching periods for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor Surgery 2019 are as follows:

YEAR 1 2019 
Semester 1 
Orientation week21 March - 24 March
Semester dates25 March - 21 June
Mid-semester break29 April - 3 May
Swot Vac24 June - 28 June
Semester 2 
Semester dates29 July - 25 October
Mid-semester break30 September - 4 October
Swot Vac28 October - 1 November
YEAR 2 2019 
Semester 1 
Semester dates4 March - 31 May
Mid-semester break19 April - 26 April
Swot Vac3 June - 7 June
Semester 2 
Semester dates29 July - 25 October
Mid-semester break30 September - 4 October                          
Swot Vac28 October - 1 November
YEAR 3 2019 
Semester 1 
Semester dates11 February - 14 June
Mid-year break17 June - 28 June
Semester 2 
Semester dates1 July - 1 November
Swot Vac4 November - 8 November
YEAR 4 2019 
Semester 1 
Semester dates28 January - 31 May
Mid-year break3 June - 21 June
Semester 2 
Semester dates24 June - 25 October
Swot Vac28 October - 1 November
YEAR 5 2019 
Rotation #128 January - 8 March
Rotation #211 March - 19 April
Rotation #322 April - 31 May
Mid-year break3 June - 21 June
Rotation #424 June - 2 August
Rotation #55 August - 13 September
Rotation #616 September - 25 October
Back to Base28 October - 1 November