Calendars

The university’s academic calendar includes important dates for the year such as trimesters and semesters for pathway, undergraduate and postgraduate programs, English programs, and holidays observed.

 

Trimester calendar
Semester calendar
English calendar
Public holidays

Trimester calendar

Study periodOrientation weekTrimester startTrimester end
Trimester 2A, 2019 1 July 20198 July 201918 October 2019
Trimester 3A, 2019 29 October 20194 November 201912 February 2020
Trimester 1A, 2020 17 February 202024 February 202019 June 2020
Trimester 2A, 202029 June 20206 July 202016 October 2020

Note: All dates are subjected to change and may vary depending on the course. Please contact Curtin Singapore for more information.

Semester calendar

Study periodOrientation Semester startSemester end
Semester 2, 20194 July29 July 201922 November 2019
Semester 1, 2020TBA24 February 202019 June 2020
Semester 2, 2020TBA27 July 202020 November 2020

Note: All dates are subjected to change and may vary depending on the course. Please contact Curtin Singapore for more information.

English calendar

Study periodOrientation weekStart date
DE19012 January 20197 January 2019
DE190220 March 201925 March 2019
DE19036 June 201910 June 2019
DE190414 August 201919 August 2019
DE190530 October 20194 November 2019
DE20013 February 202010 February 2020
DE200213 April 202020 April 2020
DE200329 June 20206 July 2020
DE200414 September 202021 September 2020

*For students studying 10 weeks only.

Public holidays

2019 Public Holidays

DateHoliday
Tuesday 1 JanuaryNew Year's Day
Tuesday 5 February & Wednesday 6 FebruaryChinese New Year
Friday 19 AprilGood Friday
Wednesday 1 MayLabour Day
Sunday 19 May*Vesak Day
Wednesday 5 JuneHari Raya Puasa
Friday 9 August National Day
Sunday 11 August*Hari Raya Haji
Sunday 27 October*Deepavali
Wednesday 25 DecemberChristmas Day

2020 Public Holidays

DateHoliday
Wednesday 1 JanuaryNew Year's Day
Saturday 25 January & Sunday 26 January* Chinese New Year
Friday 10 AprilGood Friday
Friday 1 MayLabour Day
Thursday 7 MayVesak Day
Sunday 24 May*Hari Raya Puasa
Friday 31 JulyHari Raya Haji
Sunday 9 August*National Day
Saturday 14 NovemberDeepavali
Friday 25 DecemberChristmas Day

* The following Monday will be a public holiday.


Study Periods

The academic calendar contains the dates for standard enrolment events, key study periods and holidays.


Changes to the Academic Calendar Trimester Study Periods from 2021

Please note that there will be changes in the academic calendar trimester study periods from 2021.

Current trimester study periods

  • Trimester 1A: February to June
  • Trimester 2A: July to October
  • Trimester 3A: November to February (of the following year)

New trimester study periods from 2021

  • Trimester 1: January to April
  • Trimester 2: May to August
  • Trimester 3: September to December

Due to the change of the academic calendar trimester study periods, the course duration will be extended for students with study plans that include Trimester 3A – November 2020, Trimester 1 – January 2021 and/or Trimester 2 – May 2021.

Further notice on academic calendar transition process from 2020 to 2021 will be announced and study plans will be reviewed and affected students will be advised.