Important dates

International student orientation

It is compulsory for all international students to attend orientation and enrolment sessions prior to enrolling in their course. The dates for 2015 are listed below.

Orientation information for:

Academic session dates 2015

(more dates at Macquarie University academic calendar)

Session dates 

  Session 1 2015 Session 2 2015 Session 3 2015-2016
Classes commence 23 Feb 27 Jul 7 Dec 2015
Mid-session break 3 - 20 Apr 14 - 27 Sep 18 Dec 2015 - 4 Jan 2016
Exams period 9 - 26 Jun 9 - 27 Nov Late Jan 2016 TBC
Recess 26 Jun 27 Nov Late Jan 2016 TBC


These dates are subject to change. Students are encouraged to check their class and exam timetable at

Some courses have different commencement and session dates to those listed above. The specific commencement date for your course will be listed on your electronic Confirmation of Enrolment, or refer to the following websites:


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