Academic calendar

2024 term dates

These term dates are a guide only. Your teaching area will confirm actual course dates at Orientation.

Term 1: 30 January - 28 March.

Term 2:  15 April - 28 June.

Term 3: 15 July - 20 September.

Term 4: 7 October - 20 December.

Public holidays 2024

Activity Date
New Year's Day 01 January
Australia Day 26 January
Labour Day 11 March 2024
Easter 29 March - 1 April
ANZAC Day 25 April
King's Birthday 10 June
AFL Grand Final T.B.A.
Melbourne Cup 5 November
Christmas Day and Boxing Day 25 and 26 December

Activities and events

At Chisholm, we always have lots of fun and useful activities and events for you to attend. Check out our Activities and Events page to find out more.

Higher education important dates

Visit our Higher education important dates page for dates applicable to our higher education students.

Census dates

The census date is the last day you can withdraw from a unit of study and receive a refund on your tuition fee, if you are accessing a VET Student Loan or FEE-HELP loan. You must withdraw or defer before this date to avoid a debt.  

For more information about the loans or the census dates, please visit VET Student Loans