Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine - Sessional Dates 2017

                                       

1

Mon, 02 – Fri, 06 Jan

Tue, 03 Jan

University opens

2

Mon, 09 – Fri, 13 Jan

Mon, 09 Jan

MBChB 6th Yr – Registration

MBChB 2nd Yr – Registration

Self-help registration system opens

Tue, 10 Jan

MBChB 6th Yr – Block 1 commences

MBChB 2nd Yr – Lectures commence 

MBChB 3rd Yr – Registration

Deadline for applications for re-marks

Deadline for submission of Exclusion Appeals

Wed, 11 Jan

MBChB 3rd Yr – Lectures commence

3

Mon, 16 – Fri, 20 Jan

Thu, 19 Jan

MBChB 4th Yr – Registration & Orientation

Fri, 20 Jan

MBChB 5th Yr – Registration & Orientation (in PMB only)

4

Mon, 23 – Sat, 28 Jan

Mon, 23 Jan

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Block 1 commences

Fri, 27 Jan

MBChB 1st Yr – On-campus registration

Sat, 28 Jan

Parents’ Day

5

Mon, 30 Jan– Sat, 04 Feb

Mon, 30 Jan– Fri, 03 Feb

MBChB 1st Yr – Orientation

 

6

Mon, 06 – Fri, 10 Feb

Mon, 06 Feb

MBChB 1st Yr – Lectures commence

Deadline for all transfer applications

7

Mon, 13 – Fri, 17 Feb

 

 

8

Mon, 20 – Fri, 24 Feb

Mon, 20 – Fri, 24 Feb

MBChB 6th Yr – Block 1 Exam Week

9

Mon, 27 Feb – Fri, 03 Mar

Mon, 27 Feb – Fri, 03 Mar

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Block 1 Exam Week

Mon, 27 Feb

MBChB 6th Yr – Block 2 commences

Fri, 03 Mar

Final date for minimum fee payment required for student registration

Final date for 1st Semester registration

Final date for requests for extended DPs

10

Mon, 06– Fri, 10 Mar

Mon, 06 Mar

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Block 2 commences

Fri, 10 Mar

Final date for submitting curriculum changes

Final registration date for returning Masters (by research) and Doctoral students.

Final day for capturing graduation decisions onto ITS for the students who had outstanding requirements.
(Honours, Bachelors, Diplomas and Certificates)

11

Mon, 13  – Fri, 17 Mar

Fri, 17 Mar

Final day for capturing graduation decisions onto ITS (Doctoral and Masters Studies)                                                

12

Mon, 20 – Fri, 24 Mar

Tues, 21 Mar

Human Rights Day (Public Holiday)

13

Mon, 27 Mar – Sat, 01 April

Sat, 01 (till Mon, 10 Apr)

Graduation Ceremonies (WVL)

14

Mon, 03 – Fri, 07 Apr

 

 

15

Mon, 10 – Fri, 14 Apr

Mon, 10 – Fri, 14 Apr

MBChB 4th, 5th & 6th Yr – Block 2 Exam Week

Tue, 11 – Wed, 12 Apr

Graduation Ceremonies (PMB)

Fri, 14 Apr

Good Friday (Public Holiday)

16

Mon, 17 – Fri, 21 Apr

Mon, 17 Apr

Family Day (Public Holiday)

Tue, 18 Apr

MBChB 4th, 5th & 6th Yr – Block 3 commences

Fri, 21 Apr

Final date for withdrawal from a module

Final date for withdrawal from the University (Semester 1)

Final timetable for main & supplementary exams released

17

Mon, 24 – Sun, 30 Apr

Thu, 27 Apr

Freedom Day (Public Holiday)

Sun, 30 Apr

Final date for payment of 60% of fees for year registrations or 100%  for semester 1 registrations

18

Mon, 01 – Fri, 05 May

Mon, 01 May

Workers’ Day (Public Holiday)

19

Mon, 08 – Fri, 12 May

Mon, 08 – Fri, 12 May

 

20

Mon, 15 – Fri, 19 May

Wed, 17 May

MBChB 2nd & 3rd Yrs – DP refusals published

Thu, 18 May

MBChB 2nd & 3rd Yrs – Lectures end

Fri, 19 – Tue, 23 May

MBChB 2nd & 3rd Yrs – Study period

21

Mon, 22 – Fri, 26 May

Mon, 22 – Fri, 26 May

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Block 3 Exam Week

MMed Semester 1 – Assessment Week 1

Mon, 22 May

MBChB 2nd & 3rd Years - Final date for submission of DP Appeals to School Offices

Wed, 24 May

MBChB 2nd & 3rd Yrs – First Semester Exams commence

22

Mon, 29 May – Fri, 02 Jun

Mon, 29 May – Fri, 02 Jun

MMed Semester 1 – Assessment Week 2

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Semester 1 Study Week

MBChB 6th Yr – Block 3 Exam Week

MBChB 2nd & 3rd Yrs – Exam Week. Exams end Friday, 02 June for MBCHB 2nd & 3rd year students

23

Mon, 05 – Fri, 09 Jun

Mon, 05 – Fri, 09 Jun

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Semester 1 Supplementary Exams Week 1

MBChB 6th Yr – Semester 1 Study Week

MBCHB 2nd & 3rd years study break between exams

24

Mon, 12 – Fri, 16 Jun

Mon, 12 – Thu, 15 Jun

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Semester 1 Supplementary Exams Week 2

MBChB 6th Yr – Semester 1 Supplementary Exams Week

Mon, 12 Jun

MBChB 2nd & 3rd Yrs – Supplementary Exams commence

Fri, 16 Jun

Youth Day (Public Holiday) (no exams)

25

Mon 19 – Sun, 25 Jun

Mon 19 – Fri, 23 Jun

MBChB 2nd & 3rd Yrs – Selectives Week 1

MBChB 4th Yr – CEBP 3 Week 1

Mon, 19 Jun

MBChB 5th & 6th Yr – Vacation commences

Ton, 19 Jun

MBChB 2nd & 3rd Yrs – Supplementary Exams end

Sun, 25 Jun

Eid-Al-Fitr (condoned absence)

26

Mon, 26 – Fri, 30 Jun

Mon, 26 – Fri, 30 Jun

MBChB 2nd & 3rd Yrs – Selectives Week 2

MBChB 4th Yr – CEBP 3 Week 2

Mon, 26 Jun

MBChB 6th Yr – Block 4 commences

Fri, 30 Jun

MBChB 2nd & 3rd Yrs – First Semester Ends

27

Mon, 03 – Fri, 07 Jul

 Mon, 03 Jul

MBChB 4th Yr – Vacation commences

MBChB 5th Yr – Block 4 commences

Supplementary Exam marks to be captured on SMS by 12h00

28

Mon, 10 – Fri, 14 Jul

 Mon, 10 Jul

MBChB 4th Yr – Block 4 commences

MBChB 2nd & 3rd Yr Semester 2 Lectures commence

Release of 1st semester results after Exam Boards at 00:01 am

Second semester registration commences

29

Mon, 17 – Fri, 21 Jul

Mon, 17 Jul

MBChB 1st years – Semester 2 Lectures commence

Final date for requests for extended DPs

Wed, 19 Jul

Deadline for all transfers

Thu, 20 Jul

Deadline for submission of Exclusion Appeals

Fri, 21 Jul

Deadline for applications for re-marks

30

Mon, 24 – Fri, 28 Jul

Mon, 24 Jul

CEACOM meetings (College Exclusion Appeals Comm.)

On or before Thu, 27 Jul

AEACOM meeting

Fri, 28 Jul

Final date for payment of all fees required for student registration (2nd semester)

Final date for registration – 2nd Semester

Final date for submitting curriculum changes

31

Mon, 31 Jul – Fri, 04 Aug

 

 

32

Mon, 07 – Fri, 11 Aug

Mon, 07 – Fri, 11 Aug

MBChB 5th & 6th Yr – Block 4 Exam Week

Wed, 09 Aug

National Women’s Day (Public Holiday)

33

Mon, 14 – Fri, 18 Aug

Mon, 14 – Fri, 18 Aug

MBChB 4th Yr – Block 4 Exam Week

Mon, 14 Aug

MBChB 5th & 6th Yr – Block 5 commences

34

Mon, 21 – Fri, 25 Aug

Mon, 21 Aug

MBChB 4th Yr – Block 5 commences

35

Mon, 28 Aug – Fri, 01 Sep

Thu, 31 Aug – Fri, 01 Sep

Eid-Al-Adhah (condoned absence)

Thu, 31 Aug

Final date for payjment of all fees

36

Mon, 04 – Fri, 08 Sep

 

 

37

Mon, 11 – Fri, 15 Sep

Fri, 15 Sep

Final date for withdrawal from the University (Sem. 2)

 

Final date for withdrawal from a module

Final timetable for main and supplementary examinations released

38

Mon, 18 – Fri, 22 Sep

Mon, 18 – Fri, 22 Sep

MBChB 5th Yr – Block 5 Exam Week

Thu, 21 – Fri, 22 Sep

Rosh Hashanah (condoned absence)

39

Mon, 25 – Sat, 30 Sep

Mon, 25 Sep

Heritage Day (Public Holiday observed)

Tue, 26 – Fri, 29 Sep

MBChB 4th & 6th Yr – Block 5 Exam Week

Tue, 26 Sep

MBChB 5th Yr – Block 6 commences

Sat, 30 Sep

Yom Kippur (condoned absence)

40

Mon, 02 – Fri, 06 Oct

Mon, 02 Oct

MBChB 4th & 6th Yr – Block 6 commences

Wed, 04 Oct

MBChB 3rd Yr – DP refusals published

Fri, 06 Oct

MBChB 3rd Yr – Semester 2 Lectures end

MBChB 3rd Yr – DP appeals to be submitted to school office

41

Mon, 09 – Fri, 13  Oct

Wed, 11 Oct

MBChB 3rd Yr – Second Semester Exams commence

42

Mon, 16 – Fri, 20 Oct

Thu, 19 Oct

Diwali/Deepavali (Condoned absence)

43

Mon, 23 – Sun, 29 Oct

Mon, 23 Oct

MBChB 3rd Yr – Theme 3.6 commences

MBChB 1st & 2nd Yrs – DP refusals published

Tue, 24 Oct

MBChB 1st & 2nd Yrs – Semester 2 Lectures end

Wed, 25 – Sun, 29 Oct

MBChB 1st & 2nd Yrs – Study Period

Thu, 26 Oct

MBChB 1st & 2nd Yrs – DP appeals to be submitted to school office

44

Mon, 30 Oct – Fri, 03 Nov

Mon, 30 Oct – Fri, 03 Nov

MBChB 5th Yr – Block 6 exam week

Mon, 30 Oct

MBChB 1st & 2nd Yrs – Second Semester Exams commence

Final date for submission of College handbooks for 2018

45

Mon, 06  – Fri, 10 Nov

Mon, 06  – Fri, 10 Nov

MBChB 1st & 2nd Yrs – Exam Week

MBChB 4th Yr – Block 6 Exam Week

MBChB 5th Yr – Study Week

46

Mon, 13  – Sun, 19 Nov

Mon, 13 – Fri, 17 Nov

MBChB 4th Yr – Study Week

MBChB 5th Yr – Semester 2 Supplementary Exam Week 1

MBChB 6th Yr – Block 6 Exam Week

Tue, 14 Nov

MBChB 1st & 2nd Yrs – Second Semester Exams end

Wed, 15 – Sun, 19 Nov

MBChB 1st & 2nd Yrs – Break between Exams

Fri, 17 Nov

MBChB 3rd Yr – Theme 3.6 ends

47
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Mon, 20 – Sat, 25 Nov

Mon, 20 – Fri, 24 Nov

MBChB 4th Yr – Semester 2 Supplementary Exam Week 1

MBChB 5th Yr – Semester 2 Supplementary Exam Week 2

MBChB 6th Yr – Semester 2 Study Week

MMed Semester 1 – Assessment Week 1

Mon, 20 Nov

MBChB 1st & 2nd Yrs – Second Semester Supplementary Exams commence

48

Mon, 27 Nov– Fri, 01 Dec

Mon, 27 Nov– Fri, 01 Dec

MBChB 4th Yr – Semester 2 Supplementary Exam Week 2

MBChB 6th Yr – Semester 2 Supplementary Exams Week

MMed Semester 1 – Assessment Week 2

Mon, 27 Nov

MBChB 5th Yr – Vacation commences

MBChB 1st & 2nd Yrs – Second Semester Supplementary Exams end

Fri, 01 Dec

Last day for submission of theses/dissertations to the Post-Graduate Administrative Offices for possible April 2018 Graduation

49

Mon, 04 – Fri, 08 Dec 

Mon, 04 Dec

MBChB 4th & 6th Yr – Vacation commences

Fri, 08 Dec

Supplementary marks to be captured on SMS by 12h00

50

Mon, 11 – Fri, 15 Dec 

Fri, 15 Dec

Release of 2nd semester results after Exam Boards
(00:01 am)

Sat, 16 Dec

Day of Reconciliation (Public Holiday)

51

Mon, 18 – Fri, 22 Dec

Fri, 22 Dec

University Offices close

52

Mon, 26 – Fri, 29 Dec

Mon, 25 Dec

Christmas Day

Tue, 26 Dec

Day of Goodwill

Please note: The University of KwaZulu-Natal reserves the right to change any of the said Sessional Dates,   solely in its discretion, and without any liability for inconvenience and/or loss occasioned thereby.


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