Academic calendar

2023 term dates

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

Term 1: 30 January - 7 April.

Term 2: 24 April - 23 June.

Term 3: 10 July - 15 September.

Term 4: 2 October - 20 December.

Public holidays 2023

  • New Year's Day: Sunday 1 January
  • New Year's Day (day in lieu): Monday 2 January
  • Australia Day: Thursday 26 January
  • Labour Day: Monday 13 March
  • Good Friday: Friday 7 April
  • Saturday before Easter Sunday: Saturday 8 April
  • Easter Sunday: Sunday 9 April
  • Easter Monday: Monday 10 April
  • ANZAC Day: Tuesday 25 April
  • King's Birthday: Monday 12 June
  • Friday before the AFL Grand Final: TBC
  • Melbourne Cup: Tuesday 7 November
  • Christmas Day: Monday 25 December
  • Boxing Day: Tuesday 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