Foundation Studies important dates

Key academic dates and deadlines for Foundation Studies students at RMIT.

Foundation Studies Semester 1 (February 2023 - June 2023)

Date Event or deadline
19 December 2022 Enrolments open
30 January - 3 February 2023  Orientation week
6 February Semester 1 classes begin
6 February - 9 June Teaching period
13 February Application Deadline - no applications accepted for Semester 1, 2023 after this date
17 February Last day to enrol or vary courses
24 February Deadline for payment of tuition fees
3 March

Census date – this is the deadline for key actions such as dropping a course or cancelling your enrolment without financial penalty. Courses discontinued on or before the census date will not appear on your academic transcript.

1 May - 3 May Reunification Day Public Holiday
5 June - 9 June Assessment period
9 June Semester 1 classes end
22 June Results released

Foundation Studies Semester 2 (August 2023 - January 2024)

Date Event or deadline
17 July Enrolments open
14 August - 18 August Orientation week
21 August

Semester 2 classes begin

21 August 2023 - 5 January 2024

Teaching period

28 August Application deadline - no applications accepted for Semester 2, 2023 after this date
1 September - 4 September Independence Day Public Holiday
1 September Last day to enrol or vary courses
8 September Deadline for payment of tuition fees
15 September

Census date – this is the deadline for key actions such as dropping a course or cancelling your enrolment without financial penalty. Courses discontinued on or before the census date will not appear on your academic transcript

23 October - 27 October Mid-semester break
25 December 2023 - 1 January 2024 University holidays + New Year Public Holiday
2 January - 5 January 2024 Assessment period
5 January 2024 Semester 2 classes end
18 January 2024 Results released

Foundation Studies Semester 1 (January 2024 - June 2024)

Date Event or deadline
04 December 2023 Enrolments open for new students 
18 December 2023 Re-enrolments of continuing student begins
15 January - 19 January 2024  Orientation week
19 January 2024  Tuition Fee Invoices for Semester 1, 2024 sent
22 January 2024 Semester 1 classes begin
22 January - 07 June 2024 Teaching period
29 January 2024 Application Deadline - no applications accepted for Semester 1, 2024 after this date
02 February 2024 Last day to enrol or vary courses without penalty fee
8 February - 16 February 2024
Tet holidays
9 February 2024 Deadline for payment of tuition fees
16 February 2024

Census date – this is the deadline for key actions such as dropping a course or cancelling your enrolment without full course penalty. Courses discontinued on or before the census date will not appear on your academic transcript.

01 - 05 April 2024 Mid-semester break
18 April 2024 Public holidays
30 April - 1 May 2024 Public holidays
3 June - 7 June 2024 Assessment period
7 June 2024 Semester 1 classes end
20 June 2024 Results released

Foundation Studies Semester 2 (August 2024 - January 2025)

Date Event or deadline
08 July 2024 Enrolments open for new students
12 August - 16 August 2024 Orientation week
16 August 2024 Tuition Fee Invoices for Semester 2, 2024 sent
19 August 2024 Semester 2 classes begin
19 August - 03 January 2025 Teaching period
26 August 2024 Application Deadline - no applications accepted for Semester 2, 2024 after this date
30 August 2024 Last day to enrol or vary courses without penalty fee
02 September - 03 September Public holidays
06 September 2024 Deadline for payment of tuition fees
13 September 2024

Census date – this is the deadline for key actions such as dropping a course or cancelling your enrolment without full course penalty. Courses discontinued on or before the census date will not appear on your academic transcript.

21 October - 25 October 2024 Mid-semester break
23 December - 27 December 2024 University holidays
30 December 2024 - 03 January 2025 Assessment period
01 January 2025 Public holidays
03 January 2025 Semester 2 classes end
16 January 2025 Results released