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2021 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

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DATE

EVENT / ACTIVITY

CATEGORY

CAMPUS/S AFFECTED

1 January 2021

New Year's Day
(Campus closure)

Public holiday

All campuses

18 January 2021

TAFE Queensland Online intake

Study

Online students only

25 January 2021

Start of Semester 1
Start of Term 1

Study

All campuses

26 January 2021

Australia Day Public Holiday

Public holiday

All campuses

1 March 2021

TAFE Queensland Online intake

Study

Online students only

1 April 2021

Mid-semester break starts
End of Term 1

Study

All campuses

2 April 2021

Good Friday
(Campus closure)

Public holiday

All campuses

5 April 2021

Easter Monday

(Campus closure)

Public holiday

All campuses

19 April 2021

Mid-semester break ends 
Start of Term 2

Study

All campuses

19 April 2021

TAFE Queensland Online intake

Study

Online students only

26 April 2021

ANZAC Day Public Holiday
(Campus closure)

Public holiday

All campuses

3 May 2021

Labour Day
(Campus closure)

Public holiday

All campuses

31 May 2021

TAFE Queensland Online intake

Study

Online students only

25 June 2021

End of Semester 1 
End of Term 2

Study

All campuses

12 July 2021

Start of Semester 2
Start of Term 3

Study

All campuses

19 July 2021

TAFE Queensland Online intake

Study

Online students only

30 August 2021

TAFE Queensland Online intake

Study

Online students only

17 September 2021

Mid-semester break starts
End of Term 3 

Study

All campuses (except Gold Coast campuses)

4 October 2021

Queen's Birthday
(Campus closure)

Public holiday

All campuses

5 October 2021

Mid-semester break ends
Start of Term 4

Study

All campuses

18 October 2021

TAFE Queensland Online intake

Study

Online students only

29 November 2021

TAFE Queensland Online intake

Study

Online students only

10 December 2021

End of Semester 2
End of Term 4

Study

All campuses

25 December 2021

Christmas Day
(Campus closure)

Public holiday

All campuses

26 December 2021

Boxing Day
(Campus closure)

Public holiday

All campuses

27 December 2021

Christmas Day Public Holiday
(Campus closure)

Public holiday

All campuses

28 December 2021

Boxing Day Public Holiday
(Campus closure)

Public holiday

All campuses

 

For show holidays please visit the Queensland Government website.

The above term dates apply to students who study at a location either full time, part time, or via mixed mode.

  • For apprentices and trainees, please refer to your training plan.
  • For TAFE at School students, please speak to your VET coordinator.
  • For higher education students and students using VET Student Loans (VSL), please refer to your individual study plans and VSL schedule of fees for census dates.
  • For international students, please refer to your timetable.
  • For online students, refer to the 2021 intake dates.

The academic calendar is subject to change. Last updated December 2020.

 

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