Key Dates

EIA has three trimesters in each academic year. These intake dates listed below show the dates of enrolment, the start and finish dates of main study periods, the exam period and public holidays. International students are encouraged to apply as early as possible to allow visa application time in order to successfully enrol in your preferred intake.

Academic Calendar

Annual Calendar 2023

Event Trimester 1 Trimester 2 Trimester 3
Orientation for New Students 13-17 March,  2023 4-8 September,  2023 8-12 January, 2024
Teaching Commences 20 March,  2023 11 September, 2023 15 January,  2024
Census Date (final Enrolment Day) 14 April, 2023 6 October, 2023 9 February, 2024
Mid-trimester Break Nil Nil Nil
Teaching Ends 10 June, 2023 2 December, 2023 6 April,  2024
Examination Preparation Week 12-16 June, 2023 4-8 December, 2023 8-12 April, 2024
Examination Week 19-24 June, 2023 11-16 December, 2023 15-20 April, 2024
Grade Release 7 July, 2023 12 January, 2023 3 May, 2024
Supplementary/Deferred Examination Week 24-29 July, 2023 29 January - 2 February, 2024 20-25 May, 2024

Victorian Public Holidays 2023

Event Day Date
New Year’s Day
Sunday
Monday
1 January, 2023
2 January, 2023
Australia Day Thursday 26 January, 2023
Labour Day Monday 13 March, 2023
Good Friday Friday 7 April, 2023
Easter Monday Monday 10 April, 2023
Anzac Day Tuesday 25 April, 2023
King’s Birthday Monday 12  June, 2023
Friday before AFL Grand Final Friday Subject to AFL schedule
Melbourne Cup Day Tuesday 7 November, 2023
Christmas Day Monday 25 December, 2023
Boxing Day Tuesday 26 December, 2023

Annual Calendar 2024

Event Trimester 1 Trimester 2 Trimester 3
Orientation for New Students 1-3 May, 2024 2-6 September, 2024 6-10 January, 2025
Teaching Commences 6 May, 2024 9 September, 2024 13 January, 2025
Census Date (final Enrolment Day) 31 May, 2024 4 October, 2024 7 February, 2025
Mid-trimester Break Nil Nil Nil
Teaching Ends 27 July, 2024 30 November, 2024 5 April, 2025
Examination Preparation Week 29 July, 2024 2-6 December, 2024 7-11 April, 2025
Examination Week 5-10 August, 2024 9-14 December, 2024 14-19 April, 2025
Grade Release 23 August, 2024 10 January, 2025 2 May, 2025
Supplementary/Deferred Examination Week 16-20 September, 2024 20-25 January, 2025 19-23 May, 2023

Victorian Public Holidays 2024

Event Day Date
New Year’s Day
Monday
1 January, 2024
Australia Day Friday 26 January, 2024
Labour Day Monday 11 March, 2024
Good Friday Friday 29 March, 2024
Easter Monday Monday 1 April, 2024
Anzac Day Thursday 25 April, 2024
King’s Birthday Monday 10 June, 2024
Friday before AFL Grand Final Friday Subject to AFL schedule
Melbourne Cup Day Tuesday 5 November, 2024
Christmas Day Wednesday 25 December, 2024
Boxing Day Thursday 26 December, 2024

Annual Calendar 2025

Event Trimester 1 Trimester 2 Trimester 3
Orientation for New Students 1-2 May, 2025 1-5 September, 2025 5-9 January, 2026
Teaching Commences 5 May, 2025 8 September, 2025 12 January, 2025
Census Date (final Enrolment Day) 30 May, 2025 3 October, 2025 6 February, 2026
Mid-trimester Break Nil Nil Nil
Teaching Ends 26 July, 2025 29 November, 2025 4 April, 2026
Examination Preparation Week 28 July - August 2024, 2025 1-5 December, 2025 6-10 April, 2026
Examination Week 4-9 August, 2025 8-13 December, 2025 13-18 April, 2026
Grade Release 22 August, 2025 9 January, 2026 1 May, 2026
Supplementary/Deferred Examination Week 15-19 September, 2025 19-24 January, 2025 18-23 May, 2026

Victorian Public Holidays 2025

Event Day Date
New Year’s Day
Wednesday
1 January, 2025
Australia Day Monday 27 January, 2025
Labour Day Monday 10 March, 2025
Good Friday Friday 18 April, 2025
Saturday before Easter Sunday Saturday 19 April, 2025
Easter Sunday Sunday 20 April, 2025
Easter Monday Monday 21 April, 2025
ANZAC Day Friday 25 April, 2025
King’s Birthday Friday 9 June, 2025
Friday before AFL Grand Final Friday Subject to AFL schedule
Melbourne Cup Day Tuesday 4 November, 2025
Christmas Day Thursday 25 December, 2025
Boxing Day Friday 26 December, 2025

Annual Calendar 2026

Event Trimester 1 Trimester 2 Trimester 3
Orientation for New Students 4-8 May, 2026 1-4 September, 2026 4-8 January, 2027
Teaching Commences 11 May, 2026 7 September, 2026 11 January, 2027
Census Date (final Enrolment Day) 5 June, 2026 2 October, 2026 5 February, 2027
Mid-trimester Break Nil Nil Nil
Teaching Ends 1 August, 2026 28 November, 2026 3 April, 2027
Examination Preparation Week 3-7 August, 2026 30 November-4 December, 2026 5-9 April, 2027
Examination Week 10-15 August, 2026 7-12 December, 2026 12-17 April, 2027
Grade Release 29 August, 2026 8 January, 2026 30 April, 2027
Supplementary/Deferred Examination Week 14-19 September, 2026 25-29 January, 2026 17-21 May, 2027

Victorian Public Holidays 2026

Event Day Date
New Year’s Day
Thursday
1 January, 2026
Australia Day Monday 26 January, 2026
Labour Day Monday 9 March, 2026
Good Friday Friday 3 April, 2026
Saturday Before Easter Sunday Saturday 4 April, 2026
Easter Sunday Sunday 5 April, 2026
Easter Monday Monday 6 April, 2026
Anzac Day Saturday 25 April, 2026
King’s Birthday Monday 8 June, 2026
Friday before AFL Grand Final Friday Subject to AFL schedule
Melbourne Cup Day Tuesday 3 November, 2026
Christmas Day Friday 25 December, 2026
Boxing Day Saturday 26 December, 2026
New Year's Eve Thursday 31 December, 2026