University of Kwazulu Natal Graduation 2019

University of Kwazulu Natal Graduation 2019

University of Kwazulu Natal Graduation 2019

UKZN Sessional Dates 2019 – Howard College, Pietermaritzburg and Westville

FIRST SEMESTER
Monday, 04 February – Thursday, 20 Jun

EASTER VACATION
Saturday, 13 April – Monday, 22 April

WINTER VACATION
Friday, 14 Jun – Sunday, 07 July

SECOND SEMESTER
Monday, 08 July – Tuesday, 19 November

PRE-SEMESTER: 
Tue, 01 – Fri, 04 Jan Wed, 02 Jan University opens
Mon, 07 – Fri, 11 Jan Mon, 07 Jan (Programme specific) Self-help registration system opens
Mon, 14 – Fri, 18 Jan
Mon, 21 – Sat, 26 Jan Mon, 21 Jan Deadline for submission of Exclusion Appeals
Deadline for applications for remarks
Fri, 25 Jan CEACOM (College Exclusion Appeals Com.) meetings
Sat, 26 Jan Parents’ Day
Mon, 28 Jan– Sat, 02 Feb Mon, 28 Jan– Sat, 02 Feb Orientation and on-campus registration of students
Thu, 31 Jan AEACOM (Academic Exclusion Appeals Com.) meetings
SEMESTER 1: 
1 Mon, 04 – Fri, 08 Feb Mon, 04 Feb First Semester commences
Lectures commence
2 Mon, 11 – Fri, 15 Feb
3 Mon, 18 – Fri, 22 Feb    
4 Mon, 25 Feb – Fri, 01 Mar Wed, 27 Feb Registration deadline for returning Research Masters & Doctoral students
Fri, 01 Mar Final date for minimum fee payment required for student registration
Final date for 1st Semester registration
Final date for requests for extended DPs
Final date for submitting curriculum changes
5 Mon, 04– Fri, 08 Mar Fri, 08 Mar Final day for capturing graduation decisions onto ITS for the students who had outstanding requirements.

(Honours, Bachelors, Diplomas and Certificates)

6 Mon, 11  – Fri, 15 Mar
7 Mon, 18 – Fri, 22 Mar Mon, 18 Mar Final day for capturing graduation decisions onto ITS (Masters and Doctoral Studies)
Thu, 21 Mar Human Rights Day (Public Holiday)
8 Mon, 25 – Fri 29 Mar Fri, 29 Mar Final date for withdrawal from a module
Final date for withdrawal from the University (Semester 1)
Final timetable for main & supplementary exams released
9 Mon, 01 – Sat, 06 Apr Mon, 01 – Sat, 06 Apr Graduation Ceremonies (WVL)
Tue, 02 Apr To follow Thursday’s timetable (Compensatory day)
10 Mon, 08 – Fri, 12 Apr Mon, 08 – Tue, 09 Apr Graduation Ceremonies (PMB)
    Sat, 13 Apr – Mon, 22 Apr EASTER VACATION  (STUDENT MID-TERM BREAK)
Fri, 19 Apr Good Friday (Public Holiday)
Mon, 22 Apr Family Day (Public Holiday)
11 Tue, 23 – Sat, 27 Apr Sat, 27 Apr Freedom Day (Public Holiday)
12 Mon, 29 Apr – Fri, 03 May Mon, 29 Apr Final date for payment of 60% of fees for year registrations or 100%  for semester 1 registrations
Tue, 30 Apr Last day for submission of theses/dissertations to the Post-Grad Admin Office for possible 2019 September Graduation
Final date for submission of 1st Semester Examination Question Papers (Main & Supps) to the Exams Dept.
Wed, 01 May Workers’ Day (Public Holiday)
13 Mon, 06 – Fri, 10 May  
14 Mon, 13 – Fri, 17 May Tue, 14 May DP refusals published
Wed, 15 May Lectures end
Thu, 16 – 20 May Study period
Fri, 17 May Final date for submission of DP Appeals to School Offices
15 Mon, 20 – Sat, 25 May Tue, 21 May First Semester Exams commence (incl. Saturday)
16 Mon, 27 May – Sat, 01 Jun Mon, 27 May – Sat, 01 Jun Exam week
17 Mon, 03 – Fri, 07 Jun Mon, 03 – Tue, 04 Jun First Semester Exams (cont.)
Wed, 05 Jun Eid-Al-Fitr (condoned absence)   (no exams)
Thu, 06 Jun First Semester Exams end
Fri, 07 – Tue, 11 Jun Break between exams
18 Mon, 10 – Sat, 15 Jun Wed, 12 Jun 1st Semester Supplementary Exams commence
19 Mon, 17 – Fri, 21 Jun Mon, 17 Jun Youth Day (Public Holiday observed) (no exams)
Thu, 20 Jun Supplementary Exams end
First Semester ends
Semester 1:

  • Teaching days:    Monday 13 ,  Tuesday 14 ,  Wednesday 13 ,  Thursday 12 ,  Friday 13  :  65 days
  • Compensatory day:   (Tuesday 02 April, follows Thursday’s timetable)
  • Study leave:  5 days;     Main Examinations:  14 days;  Supplementary Exams:  7 days; 
 
     Fri, 21 Jun – Sun, 07 Jul MID-YEAR BREAK  (Winter Vacation)
 Fri, 28 Jun

 

Supplementary Exam marks to be captured on SMS by 12h00
 Fri, 05 Jul

 

Release of 1st semester results after Exam Boards at 00:01 am
SEMESTER 2: 
1 Mon, 08 – Fri, 12 Jul Mon, 08 Jul Second Semester commences
Lectures commence
Wed, 10 Jul Deadline for submission of Exclusion Appeals
Fri, 12 Jul CEACOM meetings (College Exclusion Appeals Com.)
Deadline for applications for re-marks
2 Mon, 15 – Fri, 19 Jul Tue, 16 Jul AEACOM meeting (Academic Exclusion Appeals Com.)
Wed, 17 Jul To follow Friday’s timetable (Compensatory day)
Fri, 19 Jul Final date for payment of all fees required for student registration (2nd semester).
Final date for registration – 2nd Semester
Final date for requests for extended DPs
Final date for submitting curriculum changes
3 Mon, 22 – Fri, 26 Jul
4 Mon, 29 Jul – Fri, 02 Aug    
5 Mon, 05 – Fri, 09 Aug Fri, 09 Aug National Women’s Day (Public Holiday)
6 Mon, 12 – Fri, 16 Aug Mon, 12 Eid-Al-Adhah (condoned absence)
7 Mon, 19 – Fri, 23 Aug
8 Mon, 26 – Fri, 30 Aug Tue, 27 Aug Final day for capturing graduation decisions onto ITS (all qualifications incl. doctoral studies)
Fri, 30 Aug Final date for payment of all fees
9 Sun, 02 – Fri, 06 Sep    
10 Mon, 09 – Fri, 13 Sep Wed, 11 – Thu, 12 Sep Spring Graduations (All ceremonies held in WVL)
Fri, 13 Sep Final date for withdrawal from the University (Sem. 2)
Final date for withdrawal from a module
Final timetable for main and supplementary examinations released
          Sat, 14 Sep – Tue, 24 Sep

         

                               STUDENT MID-TERM BREAK
Tue, 24 Sep Heritage Day (Public Holiday)
11 Wed, 25 – Fri, 27 Sep    
12 Sun, 29 Sep – Fri, 04 Oct Sun, 29 – Tue, 01 Oct Rosh Hashanah (condoned absence)
13 Mon, 07 – Fri, 11  Oct Tue, 08 – Wed, 09 Oct Yom Kippur (condoned absence)
Tue, 08 Oct Final date for submission of 2nd Semester Examination Question Papers (Main & Supps) to the Exams Dept.
14 Mon, 14 – Fri, 18 Oct Tue, 15 Oct DP refusals published
Wed, 16 Oct Lectures end
Thu, 17 – Mon, 21 Oct Study period
Fri, 18 Oct Final date for submission of DP Appeals to School Offices
15 Mon, 21 – Sun, 27 Oct Tue, 22 Oct Second Semester Exams commence (incl. Saturday)
Sun, 27 Oct Diwali/Deepavali (Condoned absence)  (no exams)
16 Mon, 28 Oct – Sat, 02 Nov Mon, 28 Oct  – Sat, 02 Nov Exam week
Fri, 01 Nov Final date for submission of College handbooks for 2020
17 Mon, 04  – Sat, 09 Nov Wed, 06 Nov Second Semester Exams end
Thu, 07 – Mon, 11 Nov Break between Exams
18 Mon, 11  – Sat, 16 Nov Tue, 12 Nov 2nd Semester Supplementary Exams commence
19 Mon, 18 – Fri, 22 Nov Tue, 19 Nov 2nd Semester Supplementary Exams end
Second Semester ends
Fri, 22 Nov Last day for submission of theses/dissertations to the Post-Graduate Administrative Offices for possible April 2020 Graduation
Semester 2:

  • Teaching days:   Monday 13 ,  Tuesday 13 ,  Wednesday 14 ,  Thursday 13 ,  Friday 12 :  65 days
  • Compensatory days:   (Wednesday, 17 July, follows Friday’s timetable)
  • Study leave:  5 days;     Examinations:  14 days;     Supplementary Exams:  7 days
YEAR-END BREAK:
Mon, 02 – Fri, 06 Dec Tue, 03 Dec Supplementary marks to be captured on SMS by 12h00
Mon, 09 – Fri, 13 Dec Tue, 10 Dec Release of 2nd semester results after Exam Boards

(00:01 am)

Mon, 16 – Fri, 20 Dec Mon, 16 Dec Day of Reconciliation (Public Holiday)
Fri, 20 Dec University Offices close

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Sessional Dates for both the School of Medicine and the School of Education will be published separately.
  • BComHons(Acc) and PGDip(Acc) : Winter vacation will end a week early (i.e. 07 Jul); and lectures will end on Friday 06 September. There will be no Sept. mid-term break; and year-end exams (incl.supps) will run from 02 October to 08 Nov.
  • All Bachelor of Nursing students are required to attend clinical training and community work during  vacations in the year from the 7 January 2019 up until the 21 December 2019
  • The University of KwaZulu-Natal reserves the right to change any of the said Sessional Dates, solely in its discretion, and without any liability for inconvenience and/or loss occasioned thereby.

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