Key Dates 2022

Australian, Religious, and University Key Dates

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2 May – 10 June
Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

1 - 2 May
Eid al Fitr

3 May
University Mental

Health Day

4 - 5 May
Yom Ha'atzmaut

8 May
Mother's Day

15 – 21 May
National Families Week

16 – 22 May
National Volunteer Week

16 - 22 May
National Law Week

17 May
International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

19 May
Lag B'Omer

21 May
Federal Election

25 – 31 May
Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories

26 May
National Sorry Day

26 May
Ascension Day

27 May – 3 June
National Reconciliation Week

30 May – 2 June
Study vacation 
(SWOT Vac)
Semester 1

3 June - 23 June
Examination Period

Semester 1

3 June
Mabo Day

5 June
Pentecost

5 June
Shavuot

6 June
Whit Monday

12 June
Trinity Sunday

13 June
Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday

13 – 19 June
Men’s Health Week

15 – 17 June
Term 3 Examination Period

16 June
Corpus Christi

19 – 25 June
Refugee Week

20 June
World Refugee Day

21 June
Solstice

27 June – 8 July
Winter Semester

3 – 10 July
NAIDOC Week

10 July
Eid ul Adha

12 – 15 July
Winter Examination Period

13 July
Asalha Puja Day

18 – 22 July
Orientation Semester 2

18 – 26 July
Term 4

18 July – 14 October
Semester 2 Begins

1 – 7 August
Homelessness Prevention Week

7 August
Tisha B’Av

8 August
Muharram / Islamic
New Year

15 August
Assumption of Mary

29 August – 2 September
Semester 2 Vacation

30 August – 2 September
Term 4 Examination Period

31 August
Semester 2 Census Date

4 September
Father’s Day

5 September
Term 5 Begins

8 September
R U OK? Day

10 September
World Suicide Prevention Day

23 September
Equinox Season

25 – 27 September
Rosh Hashana

26 September – 5 October
Navaratri

30 September
AFL Grand Final Public Holiday

2 October
Daylight Savings Time Starts

5 October
Yom Kippur

8 October
Milad un Nabi

10 – 16 October
Mental Health Week

10 October
First day of Sukkot

11 October
International Day of the Girl Child

16 October
Hoshana Rabbah

17 October
Shemini Atzeret

17 – 20 October
Study vacation (SWOT Vac) – Semester 2

18 – 21 October
Term 5 examination period

18 October
Simchat Torah

21 October – 4 November
Examination period – Semester 2

25 October

Diwali/Deepavali

31 October

Halloween

31 October
Term 6 Begins

21 October – 4 November

Examination period – Semester 2

1 November
All Saints' Day

1 November
Melbourne Cup Day

2 November
All Souls' Day

8 – 14 November
National Recycling Week

11 November
Remembrance Day

14 November
Summer Semester Begins

25 November
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25 November
White Ribbon Day

27 November
First Sunday of Advent

1 December
World AIDS Day

3 December
International Day of Persons with Disabilities

14 – 16 December
Term 6 Examination Period

19 December
First Day of Hanukkah

22 December
Solstice Season

24 December
Christmas Eve

25 December
Christmas Day

25 December 2022 – 2 January 2023
University Closed

26 December
Boxing Day

26 December
Last Day of Hannukah

31 December
New Year’s Eve