Important dates
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Important dates

Dates for our semesters, terms and graduation ceremonies.

2020

Semester model

Semester one

24 February - 3 July

Nelson Pōwhiri

24 February

Marlborough Pōwhiri

27 February

Easter Good Friday

10 April

Easter Monday (Campuses closed)

13 April

Education Holiday (Campuses closed)

14 April (Education Holiday)

Scheduled break (mid semester)

13 - 24 April

ANZAC Day (Observed)

27 April

Queen's Birthday

1 June

Scheduled break (mid year)

6 - 17 July 

Semester two

20 July - 27 November 

Nelson Pōwhiri

20 July

Marlborough Pōwhiri

23 July

Scheduled break (mid semester)

28 September - 9 October 

Marlborough Graduation

10 December

Nelson Graduation

16 December

Summer School 

30 November - 12 February 2021

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

10 - 21 February

Term one

24 February - 17 April

Scheduled break

20 April - 1 May

Term two

4 May - 26 July

Scheduled break

29 June - 10 July

Term three

13 July - 4 September

Scheduled break

7 - 18 September

Term four

21 September - 13 November

Scheduled break

16 - 27 November

Term five

30 November - 5 February 2021

Scheduled break

21 December 2020 - 1 January 2021

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