2022 Academic year dateline

This dateline, approved by the University's Executive, is subject to change.
2022 Academic year dateline
Week of term (Sum/Aut/Spr) Start date (Monday) Key term dates
Vacation (V) 22 November 2021 22 November#- Western Sydney Online Trimester 3 exams start
26 November# - Western Sydney Online Trimester 3 exams end
26 November - Western Sydney Online Trimester 3 end
27 November# - Quarter 4^ exams start
Summer (S)* 29 November 2021 29 November - Summer A 2021/22 start
30 November - Census Date for Sydney City Campus Session 3 
30 November - Census Date for The College and International College Term 3°
S* 6 December 2021 5 December#- Q4 exams end
6 December - Q4 end
S 13 December 2021 19 December - 2H end
19 December - R2 end
V 20 December 2021 21 December - University closes
23 December- Summer A 2021/2022 and Term 3 2021 mid-term break start
V 27 December 2021 27 December - Christmas Day public holiday
27 December - 2 January, Sydney City Campus Session 3 mid-term break
28 December - Boxing Day public holiday
S 3 January 2022 3 January - New Year's Day public holiday
4 January 2022 - University Re-opens
4 January - Summer A 2021/2022 mid-term break end
4 January - The College and International College Term 3 and Sydney City Session 3 resume
4 January - Undergraduate Certificates - Block A Starts
5 January - Summer A resumes
S 10 January 2022 10 January - First Half (1H) start
10 January - Summer B 2021/2022 start
10 January - Quarter 1^ and Research Quarter 1 start
13 January -  Census Date for Undergraduate Certificates Block A
S 17 January 2022 19 January - Census date for Summer A and Summer B 2021/2022
S 24 January 2022 26 January- Australia Day, public holiday
S 31 January 2022 31 January#- The College and International College Term 3° exams start
2 February - Census date for Quarter 1^ 
5 February# - The College and International College Term 3° exams end
6 February - The College and International College Term 3° end
S 7 February 2022 7 February# - Sydney City Campus Session 3 exams start
7 February - Western Sydney Online Trimester 1 start
10-11 February - Stuvac for Summer A and B 2021/2022
11 February - Undergraduate Certificates - Block A Ends
12 February# - Sydney City Campus Session 3 exams end
13 February - Sydney City Campus Session 3 end
S# 14 February 2022 14 February# - Summer A and B 2021/2022 exams start
18 February - Census date for Research Quarter 1
20 February# - Summer A and B 2021/2022 exams end
20 February - Summer A and B end
V 21 February 2022  
V* 28 February 2022 28 February - Undergraduate Certificates - Block B Starts
6 March -Spring-Autumn inter-term break end
6 March - Summer deferred exams
1 7 March 2022
7 March - Autumn start
7 March - Sydney City Campus Session 1 start
7 March - The College and International College Term 1° start
10 March - Census Date for Undergraduate Certificates Block B
11 March - Census Date for Western Sydney Online Trimester 1
2 14 March 2022 19 March# - Quarter 1^ exams start
3 21 March 2022 26 March# - Quarter 1^ exams end
27 March - Quarter 1^ end
4 28 March 2022 3 April - Research Quarter 1 end
5 4 April 2022 4 April - Quarter 2^ start and Research Quarter 2
8 April - Undergraduate Certificates - Block B Ends
6 11 April 2022
13 April - Census date for Autumn and First Half (1H)
13 April - Census date for Sydney City Campus Session 1
13 April - Census date for The College and International College Term 1°
15 April - Good Friday, public holiday
7 18 April 2022 18 April - Easter Monday, public holiday
V 25 April 2022 22 April - Western Sydney Online Trimester 1 end
25 April - Anzac Day, public holiday
25 April - 1 May - mid-term break for Autumn and 1H 
25 April - 1 May - The College and International College mid-term break
25 April - Western Sydney Online Trimester 1 exams start
25 April - Undergraduate Certificates - Block C Starts
27 April - Census date for Quarter 2^ 
29 April -Western Sydney Online Trimester 1 exams end
9 2 May 2022 5 May - Census Date for Undergraduate Certificates Block C
10 9 May 2022 13 May - Census date for Research Quarter 2
11 16 May 2022  
12 23 May 2022 23 May - Western Sydney Online Trimester 2 start
13 30 May 2022 3 June - Undergraduate Certificates - Block C Ends
14 6 June 2022 6 June - Sydney City Campus Session 1 exams start
6 June - The College and International College Term 1° exams start
11 June - Sydney City Campus Session 1 exams end
11 June - The College and International College Term 1° exams end
11 June# - Quarter 2^ exams start
12 June- Sydney City Campus Session 1 end
12 June - The College and International College Term 1° end
15# 13 June 2022 13 June - Queen's Birthday, public holiday
13 June - 19 June -Autumn/1H Stuvac
17 June - Census Date for Western Sydney Online Trimester 2
18 June# - Quarter 2^ exams end
19 June - Quarter 2^ end
16# 20 June 2022 20 June# - Autumn/1H exams start
20 June - Undergraduate Certificates - Block D Starts
26 June - Research Quarter 2 end
17# 27 June 2022 27 June - Quarter 3^ and Research Quarter 3 start
27 June# - Autumn/1H exams continue
30 June - Census Date for Undergraduate Certificates Block D
3 July# Autumn/1H exams end
3 July - Autumn and First Half (1H) end
V 4 July 2022 4 July - Second Half (2H) start
4 July - Sydney City Campus Session 2 start
4 July - The College and International College Term 2° start
4 July- Inter-term break Autumn-Spring start
V 11 July 2022  
V 18 July 2022 20 July - Census date for Quarter 3^ 
   24 July -Autumn-Spring inter-term break end
1 25 July 2022 25 July - Spring start
29 July - Undergraduate Certificates - Block D Ends
31 July - Census date for The College and International College Term 2°
31 July - Census date for Sydney City Campus Session 2
2 1 August 2022  
3 8 August 2022 5 August - Western Sydney Online Trimester 2 end
5 August - Census date for Research Quarter 3
8 August - Western Sydney Online Trimester 2 exams start
12 August - Western Sydney Online Trimester 2 exams end
4 15 August 2022 15 August - Undergraduate Certificates - Block E Starts
15 -21 August The College and International College mid-Term 2 break
5 22 August 2022 25 August - Census Date for Undergraduate Certificates Block E
6 29 August 2022 31 August - Census date for Spring and Second Half (2H)
3 September# Quarter 3^ exams start
7 5 September 2022 5 September - Western Sydney Online Trimester 3 start
10 September# Quarter 3^ exams end
11 September - Quarter 3^ end
V 12 September 2022 12 - 18 September - mid-term break for Spring and 2H
18 September - Research Quarter 3 end
9 19 September 2022 19 September - Quarter 4^ and Research Quarter 4 start
23 September - Undergraduate Certificates - Block E Ends
10 26 September 2022 30 September - Census date for Western Sydney Online Trimester 3
11 3 October 2022 3 October - Labour Day, public holiday
4 October - The College and International College Term 2° exams start
4 October# - Sydney City Campus Session 2 exams start
8 October - The College and International College Term 2° exams end
8 October# - Sydney City Campus Session 2 exams end
9 October - The College and International College Term 2° end
9 October - Sydney City Campus Session 2 end
12 10 October 2022 10 October - Undergraduate Certificates - Block F Starts
12 October - Census date for Quarter 4^ 
13 17 October 2022 20 October - Census date for Undergraduate Certificates Block F
14 24 October 2022 28 October - Census date for Research Quarter 4
15 31 October 2022 31 October - 6 November -Spring/2H Stuvac
31 October - The College and International College Term 3° start
31 October - Sydney City Campus Session 3 start
16# 7 November 2022 7 November# Spring/2H exams start
17# 14 November 2022 14 November# Spring/2H exams continue
18 November - Western Sydney Online Trimester 3 end
18 November - Undergraduate Certificates - Block F Ends
20 November# Spring/2H exams end
20 November - Spring term end
V 21 November 2022 21 November - Spring- Autumn inter-term break start
21 November - Western Sydney Online Trimester 3 exams start
25 November - Western Sydney Online Trimester 3 exams end
26 November - Quarter 4^ exams start
V 28 November 2022 30 November - Census date for The College and International College Term 3°
30 November - Census date for Sydney City Campus Session 3
3 December#- Quarter 4^ exams end
4 December - Quarter 4^ end
S* 5 December 2022 5 December - Summer A 2022/23 start
S* 12 December 2022 18 December - Research Quarter 4 and Second half (2H) end
V 19 December 2022 22 December - University closes
V 26 December 2022 26 December - 1 January, Sydney City Campus Session 3 mid-term break
26 December - Christmas Day public holiday
27 December - Boxing Day public holiday
V 2 January 2023 2 January - New Year's Day public holiday
4 January - University re-opens
S 9 January 2023  
S 16 January 2023  
S 23 January 2023 26 January - Australia Day, public holiday
S 30 January 2023  
S# 6 February 2023 6 February# - The College Term 3° exams start
6 February# - Sydney City Campus Session 3 exams start
11 February# - The College Term 3° exams end
11 February# - Sydney City Campus exams end
12 February - The College Term 3° end
12 February - Sydney City Campus Session 3 end
NOTE 1 * These weeks will be used for the scheduled deferred examinations. Precise dates will be confirmed in 2022.
NOTE 2 # These weeks are part of the formal examination period and students must be available at this time.
NOTE 3 ° Terms 1, 2 and 3 are used for Western Sydney University- The College (The College) and International College purposes.
NOTE 4 ^ Includes Sydney City Quarters
The above dates are for teaching terms relevant for the majority of students. Students who are enrolled in programs with special teaching terms, such as students who are offshore international students in programs delivered by partner institutions,will need to consult their school regarding any special purpose dates.