Important dates

Important dates

UAC application dates

UAC applications open August. On-time applications close on 30 September. Applications can still be made after this date; however, late fees will apply. 

Once you have made a UAC application, you can alter your preferences at any time. Preferences for each round are finalised at midnight on the related close of preferences date. Changes to preferences made after this date will affect subsequent offer rounds only.

UAC offer Rounds

UAC offer rounds Preferences close Offers released
December Round
Includes GLEP and SRS offers
5 December 20169 December 2016            
January Round 1
Includes SRS and first preferences
1 January 2017 5 January 2017
Main Round
All preferences considered from this round on
6 January 201718 January 2017
February Round 1 25 January 20171 February 2017
February Round 2
Last round considered for Session 1 entry
5 February 2017 9 February 2017
February Round 3 13 February 2017 17 February 2017
May Round 1 1 May 20175 May 2017
May Round 2 15 May 2017 19 May 2017
June Round 1 5 June 20179 June 2017
June Round 2 19 June 2017 23 June 2017
July Round 1 10 July 2017 14 July 2017
July Round 2 12 July 2017 21 July 2017

Entry scheme dates

Entry schemes OpenClose
Schools Recommendation Scheme (SRS) applications open through UAC6 August 201630 September 2016
Global Leadership Entry Program (GLEP) applications through Macquarie9 May 201629 August 2016
Gifted and Talented Entry program for Year 11 and 12 applications through MacquarieLate August 201619 December 2016

HSC and ATAR release dates

HSC and ATAR release dates
2016 NSW HSC results released by BOSTES 15 December 2016
2016 ACT certificates released by ACTBSSS 14 December 2016
ATARs released on UAC website 9am, 16 December 2016          
ATAR advice notices received from UAC 17 December 2016

Session dates

Session dates
Session 2 - 2016 
1 August  Session 2 commences
19 September Session 2 recess
3 OctoberSession 2 resumes
14 November Exams commence
2 December  Session 2 concludes
Session 3 - 2016/17 
5 December  Session 3 commences
19 December  Session 3 recess
2 January Session 3 resumes
23 January Exams commence
6 February  Session 3 concludes
Session 1 - 2017 
27 February Session 1 commences
17 April Session 1 recess
1 MaySession 1 resumes
12 June Exams commence
30 June Session 1 concludes
Winter Vacation - 2017 
26 JuneWinter Vacation Session commences
9 AugustExam result release
Session 2 - 2017 
31 July Session 2 commences
18 September Session 2 recess
2 October Session 2 resumes
13 November Exams commence
1 December Session 2 concludes
Session 3 - 2017/18 
4 December Session 3 commences
25 December Session 3 recess
2 January Session 3 resumes
23 January Exams commence
2 FebruarySession 3 concludes

Macquarie University International College term dates

Macquarie University International College Term dates 2016 - 2017
25 July 2016 Term 5 begins
5 September 2016 Exam period begins
9 September 2016 Term 5 ends
12 September 2016 Term 6 begins
24 October 2016 Exam period begins
28 October 2016 Term 6 ends
31 October 2016 Term 7 begins
12 December 2016 Exam period begins
16 December 2016 Term 7 ends
9 January 2017Term 1 begins
20 February 2017Exam period begins
24 February 2017Term 1 ends
27 February 2017Term 2 begins
10 April 2017Exam period begins
14 April 2017Term 2 end
17 April 2017Term 3 begins
29 May 2017Exam period begins
2 June 2017Term 3 ends
5 June 2017Term 4 begins
17 July 2017Exam period begins
21 July 2017Term 4 ends
24 July 2017Term 5 begins
4 September 2017Exam period begins
8 September 2017Term 5 ends
11 September 2017Term 6 begins
23 October 2017Exam period begins
27 October 2017Term 6 ends
30 October 2017Term 7 begins
11 December 2017Exam period begins
15 December 2017Term 7 ends
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