Enrolment dates

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On this page you will find the enrolment dates for all trimester and open programmes.

Please note, enrolment application close-off dates are subject to change.  Enrol as soon as possible to ensure we receive your application in time.

Most of our trimester programmes have the same enrolment dates. Those with specific dates are listed below.

 For exam dates and times check our exam dates page:

Exam dates and venue information 

Trimester programmes

These dates are for all trimester programmes except those specified above.

Trimester  2, 2022

  • Applications close 21 June 2022
  • Trimester 2 begins 4 July 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) -  31 July 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 25 September 2022
  • Trimester 2 Final Exams - 17-21 October 2022
  • Trimester 2 Officially Ends - 23 October 2022

Last day withdrawing from 40/60-credit courses commenced Trimester 1 (no refund) 25 September 2022

Trimester 3, 2022

  • Applications close 18 October 2022
  • Trimester 3 begins 31 October 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) -  27 November 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 22 January 2023
  • Trimester 3 Final Exams - 15-17 February 2023
  • Trimester 3 Officially Ends - 19  February 2023

 Last day for withdrawal from 40/60-credit courses commenced Trimester 2 (no refund)   22 January 2023

 

 2023 Trimester programmes

Trimester  1, 2023

  • Applications close - 14 February 2023
  • Trimester 1 begins - 27 February 2023
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) -  26 March 2023
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 21 May 2023
  • Trimester 1 Final Exams - 12-16 June 2023
  • Trimester 1 Officially Ends - 18 June 2023

Trimester  2, 2023

  • Applications close 20 June 2023
  • Trimester 2 begins 3 July 2023
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) -  30 July 2023
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 24 September 2023
  • Trimester 2 Final Exams - 16-20 October 2023
  • Trimester 2 Officially Ends - 22 October 2023

Last day withdrawing from 40/60-credit courses commenced Trimester 1 (no refund) 24 September 2023

Trimester 3, 2023

  • Applications close 17 October 2023
  • Trimester 3 begins 30 October 2023
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) -  26 November 2023
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 21 January 2024
  • Trimester 3 Final Exams - 14-16 February 2024
  • Trimester 3 Officially Ends - 18  February 2024

 Last day for withdrawal from 40/60-credit courses commenced Trimester 2 (no refund)   21 January 2024

 

Early Childhood Education

The dates below are for  OP7031 Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) and  NZ2851 NZ Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care [Version 2]

Dates for the OLD OP7030 Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)(Closed to new enrolments) and NZ2851 NZ Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care [Version 1] (Closed to new enrolments) are listed here.

Dates for OP7031 Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) and NZ2851 NZ Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Version 2)

Trimester 2 2022

  • Applications for new students close – 6 June 2022
  • Applications for re-enrolling students close – 21 June 2022
  • Trimester 2 begins – 4 July 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) - 31 July 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 25 September 2022
  • Trimester 2 officially ends - 23 October 2022

Trimester 3 2022

  • Applications for new admission to programme close – 26 September
  • Enrolment applications close (re-enrolling learners) – 18 October 2022
  • Shortlisted new admission applications contacted for interviews – mid September to early October 2022
  • Interviews held – late September to mid-October
  • Successful applicants contacted – during October
  • Trimester 3 begins – 31 October 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) – 27 November
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) – 22 January 2023
  • Trimester 3 officially ends – 19 February 2023

 

Enrolment Applications Open for 2023 - 30 August 2022
Graduation Ceremony Attendance applications close - 28 February 2023 

 2023 Trimester programmes

Trimester 1, 2023

  • Applications for enrolment – new students - 30 January 2023
  • Re-Enrolment Applications Close - 14 February 2023
  • Trimester 1 officially begins - 27 February 2023
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) - 26 March 2023
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 21 May 2023
  • Trimester 1 officially ends - 18 June 2023

 Trimester 2, 2023 

  • Applications for enrolment – new students - 5 June 2023
  • Re-Enrolment Applications Close for Trimester 2 - 20 June 2023
  • Trimester 2 officially begins - 3 July 2023
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) - 30 July 2023
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 24 September 2023
  • Trimester 2 officially ends - 22 October 2023

 Trimester 3, 2023

  • Applications for enrolment – new students - 25 September 2023
  • Re-Enrolment Applications Close for Trimester 3 - 17 October 2023
  • Trimester 3 officially begins - 30 October 2023
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) - 26 November 2023
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 21 January 2024
  • Trimester 2 officially ends - 18 February 2024

 

The dates below are for  OP7030 Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)(Closed to new enrolments) and NZ2851 NZ Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care [Version 1] (Closed to new enrolments)

Trimester 2, 2022

  • Applications  for returning students close 27 June 2022
  • Trimester 2 begins 11 July 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) - 7 August 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) – 12 October 2022
  • Trimester 2 officially ends - 13 November 2022

Trimester 3, 2022

  • Applications for re-enrolling students close – 31 October 2022
  • Trimester 3 begins – 14 November 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) – 11 December 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) – 25 January 2023
  • Trimester 3 officially ends - 19 February 2023

Enrolment Applications Open for Re-enrolling students 2023 – 30 August 2022
Graduation Ceremony Attendance applications close – 28 February 2023

 2023 Trimester programmes

Trimester 1 2023

  •  Re-Enrolment Applications Close - 7 February 2023
  • Trimester 1 officially begins - 20 February 2023
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) - 19 March 2023
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 24 May 2023
  • Trimester 1 officially ends - 25 June 2023

Trimester 2 2023

  •  Re-Enrolment Applications Close for Trimester 2 - 26 June 2023
  • Trimester 2 officially begins - 10 July 2023
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) - 6 August 2023
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 8 October 2023
  • Trimester 2 officially ends - 12 November 2023

 

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, 2022

  • Applications close - 23 January 2022
  • Trimester 1 begins - 21 February 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) - 20 March 2022

  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 20 May 2022
  • Trimester 1 Final Exams - 6-17 June 2022
  • Trimester 1 officially ends - 19 June 2022

 

Trimester  2, 2022

  • Applications close for September 2022 Residential Practice units* - 13 June 2022
  • Applications close  - 12 June 2022
  • Trimester 2 begins - 11 July 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) - 7 August 2022

  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 7 October 2022
  • Applications close February 2023 Residential Practice units* - 17 October 2022
  • Trimester 2 Final Exams - 24 October  - 4 November 2022
  • Trimester 2 officially ends - 6 November 2022

*There is no guarantee that USQ can provide an offer of place for the Residential Practice Units – please contact us to discuss enrolment in these units as soon as possible.

 

Trimester 3, 2022

  • Applications close  - 16 October 2022
  • Trimester 3 begins  - 14 November 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) - 11 December 2022

  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 20 January 2023
  • Trimester 3 Final Exams - 30 January  - 10 February 2023
  • Trimester 3 officially ends - 12 February 2023

 

 

Bachelor of Social Work

Trimester 1, 2022

  • Applications for new admission to programme Close -10 January 2022
  • Shortlisted new admission applicants contacted for interviews - Mid-late January 2022
  • Interviews held - Mid - Late January 2022
  • Successful applicants contacted - Late January - early February 2022
  • Enrolment Applications Close (re-enrolling learners) - 15 February 2022
  • Trimester 1 officially begins -28 February 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) - 27 March 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 22 May 2022
  • Trimester 1 final exams - 13-17 June 2022
  • Trimester 1 ends - 19 June 2022

Subject to completing the admission process and being accepted into this programme, new students enrolling before 10 January 2022 will start studying in Trimester 1. If the admission process extends beyond mid-February 2022, new students accepted into the programme will start studying in Trimester 2, 2022.

Trimester 2, 2022

  • Applications for new admission to programme Close - 16 May 2022
  • Shortlisted new admission applicants contacted for interviews - Mid-late May 2022
  • Interviews held - Late May - Early June 2022
  • Successful applicants contacted - Late January - early June 2022
  • Enrolment Applications Close (re-enrolling learners) - 21 June 2022
  • Trimester 2 officially begins - 4 July 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) - 31 July 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 25 September 2022
  • Trimester 2 final exams - 17-21 October 2022
  • Trimester 2 ends - 23 October 2022

Subject to completing the admission process and being accepted into this programme, new students enrolling before 16 May 2022 will start studying in Trimester 2. If the admission process extends beyond mid-June 2022, new students accepted onto the programme will start studying in Trimester 3, 2022

Trimester 3, 2022

  • Applications for new admission to programme Close - 12 September 2022
  • Shortlisted new admission applicants contacted for interviews - Mid-late September 2022
  • Interviews held - Late September 2022
  • Successful applicants contacted - Late September - early October 2022
  • Enrolment Applications Close (re-enrolling learners) - 18 October 2022
  • Trimester 3 officially begins - 31 October 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) - 27 November 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 22 January 2023
  • Trimester 3 final exams - 15-17 February 2023
  • Trimester 3 ends - 19 February 2023

 

Bachelor of Social Health and Wellbeing

 

Trimester 1, 2022

  • Applications for new admission to programme close - 24 January 2022
  • Shortlisted new admission applicants contacted for interviews - Late January 2022
  • Interviews held - Late January - Early February 2022
  • Successful applicants contacted - Early-Mid February 2022
  • Enrolment applications close (re-enrolling learners) - 15 February 2022
  • Trimester 1 begins - 28 February 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) - 27 March 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 22 May 2022
  • Trimester 1 final exams - 13-17 June 2022
  • Trimester 1 ends - 19 June 2022

Subject to completing the admission process and being accepted into this programme, new students enrolling before 24 January 2022 will start studying in Trimester 1. If the admission process extends beyond mid-February 2022, new students accepted into the programme will start studying in Trimester 2, 2022.

Trimester 2, 2022

  • Applications for new admission to programme close - 30 May 2022
  • Shortlisted new admission applicants contacted for interviews - Mid June 2022
  • Interviews held - Mid-Late June 2022
  • Successful applicants contacted - Late June 2022
  • Enrolment applications close (re-enrolling learners) - 21 June 2022
  • Trimester 2 begins - 4 July 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) - 31 July 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 25 September 2022
  • Trimester 2 final exams - 17-21 October 2022
  • Trimester 2 ends - 23 October 2022

Subject to completing the admission process and being accepted into this programme, new students enrolling before 30 May 2022 will start studying in Trimester 2. If the admission process extends beyond mid-June 2022 new students accepted onto the programme will start studying in Trimester 3, 2022.

Trimester 3, 2022

  • Applications for new admission to programme close - 26 September 2022
  • Shortlisted new admission applicants contacted for interviews - Mid-Late September 2022
  • Interviews held - Late September 2022
  • Successful applicants contacted - Late September - Early October 2022
  • Enrolment applications close (re-enrolling learners) - 18 October 2022
  • Trimester 3 begins - 31 October 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (with refund) - 27 November 2022
  • Last day for withdrawing (no refund) - 22 January 20232
  • Trimester 3 final exams - 15-17 February 2023
  • Trimester 3 ends - 19 February 2023


Open Programmes monthly dates for 20 and 32 week courses.

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. 

Your contractual enrolment period is based on the dates below. Your course’s teaching weeks will be less than this period. This is to allow time for marking, extensions, reassessments and for some courses exams. For example, a 20 week enrolment period is likely to have 16 teaching weeks, with the remaining four weeks for marking, extensions, etc. 

Courses starting in 2022

20 week courses

32 week courses

January - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 10 January 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 6 February 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 24 April 2022
  • Course end date – 29 May 2022

January - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 10 January 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 6 February 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 26 June 2022
  • Course end date – 21 August 2022

February - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 14 February 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 13 March 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 29 May 2022
  • Course end date – 3 July 2022

February - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 14 February 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 13 March 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 31 July 2022
  • Course end date – 25 September 2022

March - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 14 March 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 10 April 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 26 June 2022
  • Course end date – 31 July 2022

March - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 14 March 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 10 April 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 28 August 2022
  • Course end date – 23 October 2022

April - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 4 April 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 1 May 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 17 July 2022
  • Course end date – 21 August 2022

April - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 4 April 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 1 May 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 18 September 2022
  • Course end date – 13 November 2022

May - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 2 May 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 29 May 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 14 August 2022
  • Course end date – 18 September 2022

May - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 2 May 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 29 May 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 16 October 2022
  • Course end date – 11 December 2022

June - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 6 June 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 3 July 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 18 September 2022
  • Course end date – 23 October 2022

June - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 6 June 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 3 July 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 20 November 2022
  • Course end date – 15 January 2023

July - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 11 July 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 7 August 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 23 October 2022
  • Course end date – 27 November 2022

July - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 11 July 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 7 August 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 25 December 2022
  • Course end date – 19 February 2023

August - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 1 August 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 28 August 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 13 November 2022
  • Course end date – 18 December 2022

August - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 1 August 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 28 August 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 15 January 2023
  • Course end date – 12 March 2023

September - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 5 September 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 2 October 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 18 December 2022
  • Course end date – 22 January 2023

September - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 5 September 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 2 October 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 19 February 2023
  • Course end date – 16 April 2023

October - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 3 October 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 30 October 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 15 January 2023
  • Course end date – 19 February 2023

October - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 3 October 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 30 October 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 19 March 2023
  • Course end date – 14 May 2023

November - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 7 November 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 4 December 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 19 February 2023
  • Course end date – 26 March 2023

November - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 7 November 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 4 December 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 23 April 2023
  • Course end date – 18 June 2023

December - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 5 December 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 1 January 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 19 March 2023
  • Course end date – 23 April 2023

December - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 5 December 2022
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 1 January 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 21 May 2023
  • Course end date – 16 July 2023

 

 

 

Courses starting in 2023

20 week courses

32 week courses

January - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 9 January 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 5 February 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 23 April 2023
  • Course end date – 28 May 2023

January - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 9 January 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 5 February 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 25 June 2023
  • Course end date – 20 August 2023

February - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 13 February 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 12 March 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 28 May 2023
  • Course end date – 2 July 2023

February - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 13 February 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 12 March 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 30 July 2023
  • Course end date – 24 September 2023

March - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 13 March 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 9 April 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 25 June 2023
  • Course end date – 30 July 2023

March - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 13 March 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 9 April 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 27 August 2023
  • Course end date – 22 October 2023

April - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 3 April 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 30 April 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 16 July 2023
  • Course end date – 20 August 2023

April - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 3 April 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 30 April 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 17 September 2023
  • Course end date – 12 November 2023

May - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 1 May 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 28 May 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 13 August 2023
  • Course end date – 17 September 2023

May - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 1 May 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 28 May 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 15 October 2023
  • Course end date – 10 December 2023

June - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 5 June 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 2 July 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 17 September 2023
  • Course end date – 22 October 2023

June - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 5 June 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 2 July 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 19 November 2023
  • Course end date – 14 January 2024

July - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 10 July 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 6 August 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 22 October 2023
  • Course end date – 26 November 2023

July - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 10 July 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 6 August 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 24 December 2023
  • Course end date – 18 February 2024

August - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 7 August 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 3 September 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 19 November 2023
  • Course end date – 24 December 2023

August - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 7 August 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 3 September 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 21 January 2024
  • Course end date – 17 March 2024

September - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 4 September 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 1 October 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 17 December 2023
  • Course end date – 21 January 2024

September - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 4 September 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 1 October 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 18 February 2024
  • Course end date – 14 April 2024

October - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 2 October 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 29 October 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 14 January 2024
  • Course end date – 18 February 2024

October - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 2 October 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 29 October 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 17 March 2024
  • Course end date – 12 May 2024

November - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 6 November 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 3 December 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 18 February 2024
  • Course end date – 24 March 2024

November - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 6 November 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 3 December 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 21 April 2024
  • Course end date – 16 June 2024

December - 20 wk

  • Course start date – 4 December 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 31 December 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 17 March 2024
  • Course end date – 21 April 2024

December - 32 wk

  • Course start date – 4 December 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (with refund) – 31 December 2023
  • Last day to withdraw (no refund) – 19 May 2024
  • Course end date – 14 July 2024

 

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