Academic dates
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Academic dates

Dates for our semesters and terms.

2021

Semester model

Semester one

22 February - 2 July

Scheduled break (mid semester)

19 - 30 April

Scheduled break (mid year)

5 - 16 July 

Semester two

19 July - 26 November 

Scheduled break (mid semester)

4 October - 15 October 

Nelson Graduation

11 December

Marlborough Graduation 16 December

Term model

These dates refer only to specific programmes delivered under a 5x8 term model. You will be informed if your programme follows this during enrolment.

Scheduled break

8 - 19 February

Term one

22 February – 16 April

Scheduled break

19 - 30 April

Term two

3 May – 25 June

Scheduled break

28 June – 9 July

Term three

12 July – 3 September

Scheduled break

6 - 17 September

Term four

20 September – 12 November

Scheduled break

15 - 26 November

Term five

29 November – 4 February

Scheduled break

20 - 31 December

2022

Semester model

Semester one

21 February - 1 July

Scheduled break (mid semester)

18 - 29 April

Scheduled break (mid year)

4 - 15 July 

Semester two

18 July - 25 November 

Scheduled break (mid semester)

26 September - 7 October

Additional intake for English Language and Postgraduate Applied Business Study

Semester three

10 October - 3 February

Scheduled break 17 December - 3 January

Note: The semester three intake allows completion of New Zealand Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) pathway programmes or the first semester of postgraduate business prior to the Semester 1 intake in the following year. In effect, this intake also provides an option for Master of Applied Management students who commence their studies in October to complete their qualification in less than 15 months.

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