Important dates

Important dates

NB Applications for higher degree research (HDR) candidature are accepted throughout the year. Please refer to the Scholarships section for scholarship application deadlines.

HDRO IMPORTANT DATES CALENDAR 2018

First half of the year

31 January Closing date for China Scholarship Council Applications
February Offers made for China Scholarship Council
07 February Session 1 Census date for candidates enrolled in Research Units
21 February International HDR Candidate Orientation
26 February The start of the default Macquarie University study semester 1;
BPhil/MRes Central Commencement Program
09 March Last day to enrol Session 1 for BPhil/MRes Yr 1
13 March MRES Info Session
26 March Census date - session 1;
Last day to withdraw from units without academic or financial penalty
31 March Closing date for international MRes applications for S2 2018 (FSE, FMHS, FoHS)
Mid-late March External closing date for CSC applications
12 April International HDR Candidate Orientation
28 April Last day to withdraw without academic penalty (financial penalty applies) for Session 1
30 April Closing date for domestic MRes applications (with/without scholarship) for S2 2018 (FSE, FMHS, FoHS)
01 May International Scholarship round for 2019 commencement opens (PhD, MRes Y2 with scholarship)
15 May Closing date for Endeavour applications for 2019 commencement
May Offers made for MRes admission for session 2 2018 and Endeavour scholarships for 2019
07 June International HDR Candidate Orientation
12 June Exams Start – Session 1 (applies to BPhil/MRes Yr1)
29 June Exams End – Session 1 (applies to BPhil/MRes Yr1)
30 June External closing date for Endeavour applications for 2019 commencement

Second half of the year

01 July MRes Y2 direct entry enrolments commence for mid-year commencement
30 July Commencement of session 2;
Standard student calendar
31 July International Scholarship round for 2019 closes
01 August Domestic Scholarship round for 2019 opens (PhD, MRes Y2);
Domestic applications for MRes, BPhil for 2019 S1 open        
07 August Session 1 Census date for candidates enrolled in Research Units
09 August International HDR Candidate Orientation
10 August Last date to enrol in units for Session 2
26 August Census date - session 2;
Last day to withdraw from units without academic or financial penalty
31 August International MRes applications (no scholarship) for 2019 S1 commencement close
August Open Day
6 September MRES Info Session
28 September Last day to withdraw without academic penalty for Session 2
11 October International HDR Candidate Orientation
Mid October International Scholarship round outcomes issued
31 October Domestic Scholarship round for 2019 closes;
Domestic applications for MRes/BPhil for S1 2019 commencement close
November International MRes Y1 outcomes all issued for S1 2019 commencement
Mid December Domestic Scholarship round outcomes issued
06 December International HDR Candidate Orientation
Mid-December Outcomes of progressing BPhil – MRes Y2 scholarships released
December Domestic MRes and BPhil outcomes issued
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