Academic Calendar for 2020 - 2021

Below you will find the General Academic Calendar and School Specific Calendar for Unitec programmes.

We encourage you to always check your Student Portal for timetable information.

General academic calendar

2020 (click to expand)

6 January 2020 Summer School resumes
27 January 2020 Auckland Anniversary (Unitec closed)
6 February 2020 Waitangi Day (Unitec closed)
7 February 2020 Summer School ends
24 February 2020 Semester 1 begins
31 March 2020 Autumn Graduation (Postponed)
10 April 2020 Good Friday (Unitec closed)
13 April 2020 Mid-semester break begins (13 April - 24 April)
13 April 2020 Easter Monday (Unitec closed)
14 April 2020 Unitec observes Easter (Unitec closed)
27 April 2020 Unitec observes Anzac Day (Unitec closed)
28 April 2020 Semester 1 resumes
1 June 2020 Queen's Birthday (Unitec closed)
8 June 2020 Study week
15 June 2020 Exam week 1
22 June 2020 Exam week 2
28 June 2020 Semester 1 ends
29 June 2020 Semester break begins (29 June - 19 July)
20 July 2020 Semester 2 begins
16 September 2020 Spring Graduation (To Be Confirmed)
28 September 2020 Mid-semester break begins (28 September - 11 October)
12 October 2020 Semester 2 resumes
26 October 2020 Labour Day (Unitec closed)
2 November 2020 Study week
9 November 2020 Exam week 1
16 November 2020 Exam week 2
22 November 2020 Semester 2 ends
30 November 2020 Summer School begins
21 December 2020 Summer School break begins

For more information on New Zealand Public Holidays, see the New Zealand Government's full list of holidays and anniversaries.

2021 (click to expand)

11 January 2021 Summer School resumes
1 February 2021 Auckland Anniversary (Unitec closed)
6 February 2021 Waitangi Day 
8 February 2021 Unitec observes Waitangi Day (Unitec closed)
14 February 2021 Summer School ends
1 March 2021 Semester 1 begins
2 April 2021 Good Friday (Unitec closed)
5 April 2021 Easter Monday (Unitec closed)
6 April 2021 Unitec observes Easter (Unitec closed)
19 April 2021 Mid-semester break begins (19 April - 30 April)
20 April 2021 Autumn Graduation (20 April - 21 April)
26 April 2021 Unitec observes Anzac Day (Unitec closed)
3 May 2021 Semester 1 resumes
7 June 2021 Queens Birthday (Unitec closed)
14 June 2021 Study week
21 June 2021 Exam week 1
28 June 2021 Exam week 2
4 July 2021 Semester 1 ends
5 July 2021 Semester break begins (5 July - 23 July)
26 July 2021 Semester 2 begins
15 September 2021 Spring Graduation
4 October 2021 Mid-semester break begins (4 October - 15 October)
18 October 2021 Semester 2 resumes
25 October 2021 Labour Day (Unitec closed)
8 November 2021 Study week
15 November 2021 Exam week 1
22 November 2021 Exam week 2
28 November 2021 Semester 2 ends
6 December 2021 Summer Semester begins
25 December 2021 Christmas Day (Unitec closed)
27 December 2021 Summer Semester break begins (27 December - 7 January 2022)

For more information on New Zealand Public Holidays, see the New Zealand Government's full list of holidays and anniversaries.

 

School specific calendars

If you study Architecture, Building Construction or Nursing, please refer to the School calendar below for start, end, and holiday dates.

Calendar for School of Construction

Calendar for School of Architecture

Calendar for School of Healthcare and Social Practice For those studying Nursing please refer to this calendar.

For more information on New Zealand Public Holidays, see the New Zealand Government's full list of holidays and anniversaries.