Enrolment dates

On this page you will find the enrolment dates for all trimester and open programmes. For exam dates and times please view exam dates.

Trimester programmes

These dates apply to New Zealand Diploma in Business, Bachelor of Applied Management, Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Information Technology, and associated diplomas.  

Note, there are different dates for Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education), Bachelor of Social Work and Legal Executive Diploma.  Click the links or scroll down to view.

Open Course key dates can be found here.

Trimester 1, 2017

14 February 2017 - Enrolments close for Trimester 1 

27 February 2017 - Trimester 1 officially begins

28 February 2017 - Graduation ceremony attendance applications close

26 March 2017 - Last day for withdrawing (with refund)

21 May 2017 - Last day for withdrawing (no refund)

12-16 June 2017 - Trimester 1 Final Exams

18 June 2017 - Trimester 1 officially ends

Trimester 2, 2017

25 June 2017 - Enrolments close for Trimester 2

3 July 2017 - Trimester 2 officially begins

30 July 2017 - Last day for withdrawing (with refund)

24 September 2017 - Last day for withdrawing (no refund)

16-20 October 2017 - Trimester 2 Final Exams

22 October 2017 - Trimester 2 officially ends

Trimester 3, 2017

22 October 2017 - Enrolments close for Trimester 3

30 October 2017 - Trimester 3 officially begins

26 November 2017 - Last day for withdrawing (with refund)

21 January 2018 - Last day for withdrawing (no refund)

14-16 February 2018 - Trimester 3 Final Exams

18 February 2018 - Trimester 3 officially ends

 

Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

Trimester 1, 2017

Nov/Dec 2016 - Jan 2017 - Shortlisting and interviewing of prospective students

25 January 2017 - Applications for 2017 new admissions to programme close

7 February 2017 - Trimester 1 re-enrolments close

20 February 2017 - Trimester 1 officially begins

28 February 2017 - Graduation ceremony attendance applications close

19 March 2017 - Last day for withdrawing (with refund)

21 May 2017 - Last day for withdrawing (no refund)

25 June 2017 - Trimester 1 officially ends.

Trimester 2, 2017

June/July 2017 - Shortlisting of prospective students will take place late June with interviews in early July.

9 June 2017 - New applications close

26 June 2017 – Trimester 2 re-enrolments close

10 July 2017 - Trimester 2 officially begins

6 August 2017 - Last day for withdrawing (with refund)

8 October 2017 - Last day for withdrawing (no refund)

12 November 2017 - Trimester 2 officially ends.

Bachelor of Engineering Technology

The following dates relate to the Bachelor of Engineering Technology - Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering. 

Trimester 1, 2017

29 January 2017 - Enrolment applications close for Trimester 1

28 February 2017 - Graduation ceremony applications close

27 February 2017 - Trimester 1 officially begins

26 March 2017 - Last day for withdrawing (with refund)

21 May 2017 -  Last day for withdrawing (no refund)

12-23 June 2017 - Trimester 1 final exams

25 June 2017 - Trimester 1 officially ends

Trimester 2, 2017

11 June 2017 - Applications close for September 2017 Residential Practice units

11 June 2017 - Enrolment applications close for Trimester 2

10 July 2017 - Trimester 2 officially begins

6 August 2017 - Last day for withdrawing (with refund)

8 October 2017 -  Last day for withdrawing (no refund)

21 October 2017 - Applications close for February 2018 Residential Practice units

23 October - 3 November 2017 - Trimester 2 final exams

5 November 2017 - Trimester 2 officially ends

Trimester 3, 2017

15 October 2017 - Enrolment applications close for Trimester 3

1 November 2017 - Enrolments open for 2018

13 November 2017 - Trimester 3 officially begins

10 December 2017 - Last day for withdrawing (with refund)

14 January 2018 -  Last day for withdrawing (no refund)

29 January - 9 February 2018 - Trimester 3 final exams

11 February 2018 - Trimester 3 officially ends

 

Bachelor of Social Work

Trimester 1, 2017

3 November 2016 - Applications for Admission open (new students)

8 January 2017 - Applications for Admission close (new students)

14 February 2017 - Enrolments Close for Trimester 1 (re-enrolling students)

Mid-late January 2017 - Shortlisted applicants contacted for interviews

Late January 2017 - Interviews held

Late January – early February 2017 - Successful applicants contacted

28 February 2017 - Graduation ceremony attendance applications close

27 February 2017 - Trimester 1 officially begins

26 March 2017 - Last day for withdrawing (with refund)

21 May 2017 - Last day for withdrawing (no refund)

12-16 June 2017 - Trimester 1 Final Exams

18 June 2017 - Trimester 1 officially ends

 

Subject to completing the admission process and being accepted on to this programme, new students enrolling before 8 January 2017 will start studying in Trimester 1.

If the admission process extends beyond mid February 2017 new students accepted on to the programme will start studying in Trimester 2, 2017.

Trimester 2, 2017

4 April 2017 - Applications for Admission open (new students)

13 May 2017 - Applications for Admission close (new students)

Mid-late May 2017 - Shortlisted applicants contacted for interviews

Late May-early June 2017 - Interviews held

Early June 2017 - Successful applicants contacted

25 June 2017 - Enrolments Close for Trimester 2 (re-enrolling students)

3 July 2017 - Trimester 2 officially begins

30 July 2017 - Last day for withdrawing (with refund)

24 September 2017 - Last day for withdrawing (no refund)

16-20 October 2017 - Trimester 2 Final Exams

22 October 2017 - Trimester 2 officially ends

Legal Executive Diploma

2017

6 March - Course starts

30 June - Last date to apply to sit exams

31 August - Last date for late exam applications 

1 October - All course work must be with Open Polytechnic

16th,17th & 19th October - Exams

22 October - Enrolment period  ends

 

Open programmes

Each open course starts on the first Monday of the month you choose for enrolment. You must complete your study within the given start and end dates.

2016

Enrolment block

Enrolment period 
start date

Enrolment period 
end date

Final date to withdraw (with refund)

Final date to withdraw (no refund applies)

October

3 October 2016

14 May 2017

30 October 2016

19 March 2017

November

7 November 2016

18 June 2017

4 December 2016

23 April 2017

December

5 December 2016

16 July 2017

1 January 2017

21 May 2017

2017 

Enrolment block

Enrolment period 
start date

Enrolment period 
end date

Final date to withdraw (with refund)

Final date to withdraw (no refund applies)

January

2 January 2017

13 August 2017

29 January 2017

18 June 2017

February

6 February 2017

17 September 2017

5 March 2017

23 July 2017

March

6 March 2017

15 October 2017

2 April 2017

20 August 2017

April

3 April 2017

12 November 2017

30 April 2017

17 September 2017

May

1 May 2017

10 December 2017

28 May 2017

15 October 2017

June

5 June 2017

14 January 2018

2 July 2017

19 November 2017

July

3 July 2017

11 February 2018

30 July 2017

17 December 2017

August

7 August 2017

18 March 2018

3 September 2017

21 January 2018

September

4 September 2017

15 April 2018

1 October 2017

18 February 2018

October

2 October 2017

13 May 2018

29 October 2017

18 March 2018

November

6 November 2017

17 June 2018

3 December 2017

22 April 2018

December

4 December 2017

15 July 2018

31 December 2017

20 May 2018