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CALENDAR & EVENTS

Year overview

 

2016 Semester 1

Week Dates Description
1 01 Jan - 02 Jan New Years day 01 January *
2 03 Jan - 09 Jan University Libraries open 04 January
3 10 Jan - 16 Jan Residences Open 10 January
Deferred examinations commence 10 January
4 17 Jan - 23 Jan Deferred examinations continue 18 January
Summer school commences 18 January
5 24 Jan - 30 Jan Deferred examinations end 25 January
Residences close 25 January
Early orientation 27 to 29 January
Summer school ends 29 January
Supplementary and Deferred Exam results due on system 29 January
Parents orientation 1 on 30 January
Course results schedules to be made available 30 January
6 31 Jan - 06 Feb RENN promotion codes made available 31 January
Parents Orientation 2 on 01 February
Early orientation 01 and 02 February
Residences open for new students 01 and 02 February
Registration & Orientation 03 to 05 February
7 07 Feb - 13 Feb Registration ends 10 February
Sax Appeal Day 11 February
First meeting of Undergraduate Classes 12 February
8 14 Feb - 20 Feb Lectures commence 15 February
9 21 Feb - 27 Feb
10 28 Feb - 05 Mar
11 06 Mar - 12 Mar
12 13 Mar - 19 Mar GSB 2015 MBA and EMBA results to records by 12h00 on 18 March
13 20 Mar - 26 Mar Human Rights Day 21 March *
Good Friday 25 March *
14 27 Mar - 02 Apr Easter Day 27 March *
Family Day 28 March *

Short vacation 28 March to 02 April
Early assessments results on system 31 March
15 03 Apr - 09 Apr Lectures resume 04 April
16 10 Apr - 16 Apr
17 17 Apr - 23 Apr
18 24 Apr - 30 Jan Freedom day 27 April *
19 01 May - 07 May Workers day 01 May *
20 08 May - 14 May
21 15 May - 21 May Lectures end 19 May
Consolidation 20 to 21 May
22 22 May - 28 May Consolidation 22 to 24 May
Examinations 25 to 27 May
2 Examination sessions 27 May
23 22 May - 28 May Consolidation 22 to 24 May
Examinations 25 to 27 May
2 Examination sessions 27 May
24 29 May - 04 Jun Examinations 30 May to 03 June
2 Examination sessions 03 June
25 05 Jun - 11 Jun Examinations 06 to 10 June
Examinations end 10 June
Graduation 11 to 12 June
3 Graduation sessions 09 June
2 Graduation sessions 10 June
3 Graduation sessions 11 June
Mid-Year vacation commences 11 June
26 12 Jun - 18 Jun Mid-year vacation
Winter term commences 13 June
Provisional Graduation (3 sessions) 13 June
Youth day 16 June *
27 19 Jun - 25 Jun Mid-year vacation
Winter term commences
28 26 Jun - 02 Jul Mid-year vacation
Mid-year results on system by 12h00 on 01 July
29 03 Jul - 09 Jul Mid-year vacation
Winter Term ends 08 July
30 10 Jul - 16 Jul Mid-year vacation
Winter term examinations 13 and 14 July
Winter term results on system by 12h00 on 15 July

2016 Semester 2

Week Dates Description
31 17 Jul - 23 Jul Lectures commence 18 July
32 23 Jul - 30 Jul
33 31 Jul - 06 Aug
34 07 Aug - 13 Aug Women's Day 09 August *
35 14 Aug - 20 Aug
36 21 Aug - 27 Aug Short vacation commences on 27 August
37 28 Aug - 03 Sep Short vacation
Early assessment results on system 01 September
38 04 Sep - 10 Sep Lectures resume 05 September
39 11 Sep - 17 Sep Heritage day 24 September *
40 25 Sep - 01 Oct
41 02 Oct - 08 Oct
42 09 Oct - 15 Oct
43 16 Oct - 22 Oct Lectures end 17 October
Consolidation commences 18 to 22 October
44 23 Oct - 29 Oct Consolidation 23 October
Examinations 24 to 28 October
2 Examinations sessions 28 October
45 30 Oct - 05 Nov Examinations 31 October to 04 November
2 Examination sessions 04 November
46 06 Nov - 12 Nov Examinations 07 to 11 November
2 Examination sessions 11 November
Marking commences 12 November
47 13 Nov - 19 Nov Marking 13 to 19 November
Summer term commences 15 November
48 20 Nov - 26 Nov Marking completes 24 November
Summer term week 2
Course results on system 26 November
49 27 Nov - 03 Dec Summer term week 3
All Qualifiers on system by 16h00 on 02 December
50 04 Dec - 10 Dec Summer term week 4
51 11 Dec - 17 Dec Summer term ends 14 December
Graduation 14 to 17 December
Reconciliation day 16 December *
52 18 Dec - 24 Dec Summer term exams on 20 to 21 December
Graduation 19 to 21 December
University offices and Libraries close at 12h30 on 24 December
53 25 Dec - 31 Dec Christmas day 25 December *
Day of Goodwill 26 December *

Libraries closed 27 to 31 December

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Note: * Denotes public holiday.