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CALENDAR & EVENTS

Year overview

 

2014 Semester 1

Week Dates Description
1 01 Jan - 04 Jan New Year's Day, 1 January*
Library re-opens 2 January
2 05 Jan - 11 Jan
3 12 Jan - 18 Jan Summer Term results due 16 January
4 19 Jan - 25 Jan Supplementary & Deferred Examinations 20-24
Summer school begins 20 January
5 26 Jan - 01 Feb Summer School week 2
Summer School ends 31 January
Supplementary & Deferred Examinations results due 31 January
Parents Orientation 1 February
6 02 Feb - 08 Feb Parents orientation 3 February
Residences open 3 February
Registration & Orientation 4-7 February
Parents Orientation 1, 3 February
7 09 Feb - 15 Feb Registration 10-12 February
Registration ends 12 February
SAX APPEAL Day 13 February
First meeting of UG classes 14 February
8 16 Feb - 21 Feb Lectures begin 17 February
9 23 Feb - 01 Mar
10 02 Mar - 08 Mar
11 11 Mar - 15 Mar
12 16 Mar - 22 Mar Human Rights Day, 21 March*
13 23 Mar - 29 Mar GSB 2013 results to records by 12h00 25 March
14 30 Mar - 05 Apr Lectures end 4 April
Early assessment results on system 3 April
Short vacation 5-13 April
15 06 Apr - 12 Apr UCT Open Day 12 April
16 13 Apr - 19 Apr Good Friday 18 April*
17 20 Apr - 26 Apr Easter 20 April*
Family Day 21 April
18 27 Apr - 03 May Freedom Day 27 April*
Public Holiday 28 April*
Workers' Day 1 May*
19 04 May - 10 May
20 11 May - 17 May
21 18 May - 24 May Lectures end 23 May
Consolidation 24 May
22 25 May - 31 May Consolidation 25 - 28 May
Examinations 29 - 30 May
2 examination sessions Friday 30 May
23 01 Jun - 07 Jun Examination days 1-6 June
2 examination sessions Friday 6 June
24 08 Jun - 14 Jun Examinations & Graduation 12 & 13 June
2 examination sessions Friday 13 June
Vacation 14 June
25 15 Jun - 21 Jun Youth Day, 16 June*
Mid-year vacation
Winter Term commences 17 June
26 22 Jun - 28 Jun Mid-year vacation
Ramadaan begins 28 June
27 29 Jun - 05 Jul Mid-year vacation
Early assessment results for W courses on system, 4 July
28 06 Jul - 12 Jul Mid-year vacation
Winter Term ends 11 July
29 13 Jul - 19 Jul Mid-year vacation
Winter Term examinations 14 and 15 July

2014 Semester 2

Week Dates Description
30 20 Jul - 26 Jul Lectures start 21 July
31 27 Jul - 02 Aug Eid al-Fitr, 28 July
32 03 Aug - 09 Aug National Women's Day, 9 August
33 10 Aug - 16 Aug
34 17 Aug - 23 Aug
35 24 Aug - 30 Aug Lectures end 29 August
Short vacation 30 August - 7 September
36 31 Aug - 06 Sep Short vacation
Early assessment results on system 4 September
37 07 Sep - 13 Sep Lectures resume 8 September
38 14 Sep - 20 Sep
39 21 Sep - 27 Sep Heritage Day 24 September*
Rosh HaShanah 24 & 25 September
40 28 Sep - 04 Oct Yom Kippur 4 October
Eid al-Adgha
41 05 Oct - 11 Oct
42 12 Oct - 18 Oct Lectures end 17 October
Consolidation 18 October
43 19 Oct - 25 Oct Consolidation 19 - 22 October
Examinations 23 - 24 October
44 26 Oct - 01 Nov Examinations
45 02 Nov - 08 Nov Examinations
46 09 Nov - 15 Nov Examinations end 12 November
Marking begins 13 November
47 16 Nov - 22 Nov
48 23 Nov - 29 Nov Marking completed 25 November
All course results to be posted on system by 12h00 on 27 November, Course result schedule available, 28 November
49 30 Nov - 06 Dec All FEC results to be posted on system by 09h00, 5 December
50 07 Dec - 13 Dec SEC, 10 December
51 14 Dec - 20 Dec Graduation 15-20 December
Day of Reconciliation 16 December
52 21 Dec - 27 Dec University closes at 13h00, 24 December
Library closes at 13h00 until Friday 2 January 2015
Christmas Day, 25 December*

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2015 Semester 1

Week Dates Description
1 01 Jan - 03 Jan New Years day 01 January *
University Libraries open 02 January
2 04 Jan - 10 Jan
3 11 Jan - 17 Jan Summer Term results due 15 January
4 18 Jan - 24 Jan Summer School 19-23 January
Summer school commences 19 January
Supplementary and Deferred Exams 19-23 January
5 25 Jan - 31 Jan Summer School 26-30 January
Supplementary and Deferred Exam results due to records on 30 January
Early Orientation - 31 January
6 01 Feb - 07 Feb Residences open for new students 2 February
Parent Orientation 2 February
Early Orientation 2 and 3 February
Registration and Orientation 4-6 February
7 08 Feb - 14 Feb Registration 9-11 February
Sax Appeal Day 12 February
First meeting of UG classes 13 February
8 15 Feb - 21 Feb Lectures begin 16 February
9 22 Feb - 28 Feb
10 01 Mar - 07 Mar
11 08 Mar - 14 Mar
12 15 Mar - 21 Mar Human Rights day 21 March*
13 22 Mar - 28 Mar GSB 2014 eMBA and MBA results to records by 12h00 on 24 March
14 29 Mar - 04 Apr Short Vacation 30 March to 6 April
Commerce (GSB) FEC 31 March
Good Friday 3 April*
15 05 Apr - 11 Apr Easter 5 April
Family Day 6 April*

Lectures resume 7 April
16 12 Apr - 18 Apr
17 19 Apr - 25 Apr
18 26 Apr - 02 May Freedom Day 27 April*
Worker's Day 1 May*
19 03 May - 09 May
20 10 May - 16 May
21 17 May - 23 May Lectures end 20 May
Consolidation 21-22 May
22 24 May - 30 May Consolidation 25-26 May
Examinations 27-29 May
2 Examination sessions 29 May
23 31 May - 06 Jun Examinations
24 07 Jun - 13 Jun Examinations 8-12 June
Graduations 11-12 June
2 Graduations sessions 12 June
Vacation commences 13 June
25 15 Jun - 20 Jun Mid-year Vacation
Winter Term commences 15 June
Youth Day 16 June*
26 21 Jun - 27 Jun Mid-year vacation
27 28 Jun - 04 Jul Mid-year vacation
Mid-year results on system by 3 July
28 05 Jul - 11 Jul Mid-year vacation
Winter term ends 10 July
29 12 Jul - 18 Jul Mid-year vacation
Winter Term examinations 14-15 July

2015 Semester 2

Week Dates Description
30 19 Jul - 25 Jul Lectures start 20 July
31 26 Jul - 01 Aug
32 02 Aug - 08 Aug
33 09 Aug - 15 Aug National Women's Day 9 August*
Public Holiday 10 August
34 16 Aug - 22 Aug
35 23 Aug - 29 Aug Lectures end 28 August
Vacation commences 29 August
36 30 Aug - 05 Sep Vacation
37 06 Sep - 12 Sep Lectures Resume 7 September
38 13 Sep - 19 Sep
39 20 Sep - 26 Sep Heritage Day 24 September*
40 27 Sep - 03 Oct
41 04 Oct - 10 Oct
42 11 Oct - 17 Oct
43 18 Oct - 24 Oct Lectures end 20 October
Consolidation 21-23 October
44 25 Oct - 31 Oct Consolidation 26 October
Examinations 27-30 October
2 Examination sessions 30 October
45 01 Nov - 07 Nov Examinations
2 Examination sessions 6 November
46 08 Nov - 14 Nov Examinations
2 Examination sessions 13 November
Marking begins 14 November
47 15 Nov - 21 Nov Summer Term starts 16 November
48 22 Nov - 28 Nov Marking completes 26 November
All course results to be posted on systems by 12h00
Course results schedule 28 November
49 29 Nov - 05 Dec
50 06 Dec - 12 Dec All FEC results to Records by 09h00 on 7 December
51 13 Dec - 19 Dec Summer term ends 15 December
Graduation 14-19 December
Reconciliation Day 16 December*
52 20 Dec - 27 Dec Summer term examinations 21-22 December
University offices and Libraries close at 12h30 on 24 December
Christmas Day 25 December
Day of Goodwill 26 December
53 27 Dec - 02 Jan University offices open
Libraries closed until 4 January 2016
New Year's Day 1 January*

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Note: * Denotes public holiday.