Important dates

Dates for our semesters, terms and graduation ceremonies.

2018

NMIT programmes will run on one of two models;

On the term model, a full time student studies two courses each, eight week, term. There are five terms in the year, including one over summer.

With the semester model, a full time student studies four courses in each of the two Semesters, and on some programmes, students can take a couple of courses over summer.

Semester model

Common for most NMIT programmes.

 Orientation for new students 26 February - 2 March 

 Semester one

26 February - 6 July

Nelson Pōwhiri

26 February

Marlborough Pōwhiri

1 March

Education Holiday

3 April

 Scheduled break (mid semester)

16-27 April

 Scheduled break (mid year)

9-20 July 

 Orientation for new students 23-27 July 

 Semester two

23 July - 30 November 

Nelson Pōwhiri

23 July

Marlborough Pōwhiri

26 July

 Scheduled break (mid semester)

1-12 October 

Summer School 

3 December - 1 February 

Scheduled break (mid semester) 

17 December - 11 January 

 

Term model

This model is used for the Postgraduate and Master of Applied Management, Postgraduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain, Postgraduate Diploma in International Business and Postgraduate Diploma in IT Security Management.

 Orientation for new students 26 February - 2 March 

Nelson Pōwhiri

26 February

Marlborough Pōwhiri

1 March

Education Holiday

3 April

 Term one

5 March - 27 April

 Scheduled break

30 April - 11 May

 Orientation for new students 7-11 May

 Term two

 14 May - 6 July

Scheduled break

 9 - 20 July

Orientation for new students   16 - 20 July

Term three 

23 July - 14 September 

Nelson Pōwhiri

23 July

Marlborough Pōwhiri

26 July

 Scheduled break

17-28 September 

Orientation for new students  24-28 September 

Term four 

1 October - 23 November 

Scheduled break 

26-30 November 

Orientation for new students  26-30 November 

Term five 

3 December - 22 February 

Scheduled break (during term) 

7 December - 11 January 

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