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Graduation: Faculty of Engineering Official start: March 27 @ 9:00 am. Duration: 3h

Academic calendar

2017

Term dates
  Students Lecturing staff Admin staff
First term 13 February - 31 March 16 January - 31 March 5 January
Second term 18 April - 23 June 18 April - 23 June  
Third term 17 July - 1 September 17 July - 1 September  
Fourth term 11 September - 1 December 11 September - 15 December 20 December

 

Assessment, study and results dates
  First semester Second semester
Assessment dates 22 May - 9 June 30 October - 17 November
Study week 15-19 May 30 October - 3 November
Results publication 23 June 8 December

Important university dates

Cut-off date for April graduation exemption and recognition applications: 27 January
Mark changes approved by Senex for April graduation: 10 February
Master's and Doctoral candidates: 24 February

Cut-off date for September graduation exemption and recognition applications: 28 July
Mark changes approved by Senex for April graduation: 11 August
Master's and Doctoral candidates: 11 August

Autumn Graduation ceremonies: 27-31 March
Spring Graduation ceremonies: 15 September
Africa Day: 25 May
Mandela Day: 18 July
Summer Graduation: 14, 15 December

Public holidays

1 January: New Year's Day
2 January: New Year's Day (observed)
20 March: University Holiday
21 March: Human Rights Day
14 April: Good Friday
17 April: Family Day
27 April: Freedom Day
28 April: University Holiday
1 May: Workers Day
16 June: Youth Day
9 August: Women's Day
24 September: Heritage Day
25 September: Heritage Day (observed)
16 December: Day of Reconciliation
25 December: Christmas Day
26 December: Day of Goodwill