2023-2024 Academic Dates

At JMC Academy, staying on top of key dates in our academic calendar is extremely helpful. These include when each term kicks off and wraps up, and of course, those much-needed break times. It's a good idea to keep these dates in mind to plan your year and get the most out of your time at JMC. We make sure to get these dates out to you well ahead of time, so you've got everything you need to plan your studies and downtime.

Intake Dates

 

Intake Dates: Undergraduate

JMC Academy has three intake periods (February, June and September) and operates on a trimester system (3 academic periods a year) for full-time undergraduate courses (Diplomas and Bachelors). 

Orientation Week is for new students only and is the week prior to the commencement of classes and typically lasts 1-3 days depending on your course and campus. 

JMC Academy's upcoming undergraduate intake and term dates are:

  • Trimester Starts: 25th September 2023
  • Trimester Ends: 5th January 2024
  • Holidays: 8th January 2024 - 11th February 2024
  • Orientation Week: 5 February 2024
  • Trimester Starts: 12 February 2024
  • Trimester Ends: 17 May 2024
  • Holidays: 20 May 2024 - 2 June 2024
  • Orientation Week: 27 May 2024
  • Trimester Starts: 3 June 2024
  • Trimester Ends: 6 Sept 2024
  • Holidays: 9 Sept  2024 - 22 Sept 2024
  • Orientation Week: 16 September 2024
  • Trimester Starts: 23 September 2024
  • Trimester Ends: 5 January 2025
  • Holidays: 6 January 2025 - 9 February 2025

See key VTAC dates → 

For domestic current year 12 students looking to study at our Melbourne campus

Intake Dates: Postgraduate

Our postgraduate courses operate on a semester system (2 academic periods a year). This includes the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters.

JMC Academy's upcoming postgraduate intake and term dates are:

  • Semester Starts: 7th August 2023
    • Orientation week occurs the week prior
  • Mid-Semester Break: 18th September - 24th September 2023
  • Semester Ends: 17th November 2023
  • Holidays: 20th November 2023 - 25th February 2024
  • Orientation Week: 19 February 2024
  • Semester Starts: 26 February 2024
  • Mid-Semester Break: 8 April 2024 - 14 April 2024
  • Semester Ends: 7 June 2024
  • Holidays: 10 June 2024 - 11 August 2024
  • Orientation Week: 5 August 2024
  • Semester Starts: 12 August 2024
  • Mid-Semester Break: 23 September 2024 - 29 September 2024
  • Semester Ends: 24 November 2024
  • Holidays: 25 November 2024 - 23 February 2025

Census Dates

The census date determines the point at which a financial liability is incurred for a course. Students must finalise all enrolments in a term or semester before the census date. JMC Academy's upcoming census dates are:

  • 16th October 2023
  • 4th March 2024
  • 24th June 2024
  • 14th October 2024
  • 28th August 2023
  • 18th March 2024
  • 2nd September 2024