Calendar & Key Dates 2021

Academic Calendar and important dates for 2021

In the list below, dates in bold refer to standard trimester dates and mid-year break.

For programmes with non-standard teaching dates, only the start dates are shown.  For further detail, check with relevant School.

 

January

 

Tues 5

Trimester Three resumes

Mon 25

Wellington Anniversary observed (no teaching)

 

 

February

 

Mon 1

Auckland Anniversary observed (no teaching)

Mon 8

Waitangi Day (no teaching)

Mon 22

Trimester Three exams (some programmes; check with School for details)

Fri 26

Trimester Three Ends

 

 

March

 

Mon 1

Trimester One starts

Mon 15

Last date for withdrawal without penalty (for Trimester One courses starting 1 Mar)

 

 

April

 

Fri 2

Good Friday (campuses closed)

Mon 5

Easter Monday (campuses closed)

Tues 6 - 9

Mid-trimester break begins (for programmes with a mid-trimester break)

Mon 26

ANZAC Day observed (no teaching)

   

May

 

 

 

June

 

Mon 7

Queen’s Birthday observed (no teaching)

Mon 14

Examinations start (some programmes; check with School for details)

21- 25

Assessments

Fri 24

Trimester One ends

Mon 28

Mid-Year break begins

 

 

July

 

Mon 12

Trimester Two begins

Mon 26

Last date for withdrawal without penalty (for courses starting 12 July)

 

 

August

 

30 Aug – 3 Sept

Mid-trimester break(for programmes with a mid-trimester break)

 

 

September

 

 

 

October

 

Mon 25

Labour Day (no teaching)

Tues 26

Examinations start (some programmes; check with School for details)

 

 

November

 

1 – 5

Assessments

Fri 5

Trimester Two ends

Mon 8

Trimester Three starts

 

 

December

 

Mon 20

Last day for withdrawal without penalty (for courses starting 8 November)

Thurs 23

Campuses closed

Sat 25 (observed on 27 Dec)

Christmas Day (campus closed 23 December 2021 until 5 January 2022 inclusive)

Sun 26

Boxing Day