Education

FIRST SEMESTER          :     Monday, 05 February – Friday, 22 Jun

EASTER VACATION        :     Saturday, 24 March – Monday, 02 April

WINTER VACATION        :     Saturday, 23 Jun – Sunday, 15 July

SECOND SEMESTER      :     Monday, 16 July – Tuesday, 27 November

 

PRE-SEMESTER:

 

Mon, 01 – Fri, 05 Jan

Tue, 02 Jan

University opens

 

Mon, 08 – Fri, 12 Jan

Mon, 08 Jan

(Programme specific) Self-help registration system opens

 

Mon, 15 – Fri, 19 Jan

Wed, 17 Jan

PGCE (Edgewood) - Orientation

Thu, 18 Jan

PGCE (Edgewood) - Registration

PGCE (PMB) – Orientation & Registration

Fri, 19 Jan

PhD -  Registration & Orientation

Sat, 20 Jan

B Ed (Hon) (Edgewood) – Orientation & Registration

 

Mon, 22 – Sat, 27 Jan

Mon, 22 Jan

Deadline for submission of Exclusion Appeals

Deadline for applications for remarks

Fri, 26 Jan

CEACOM (College Exclusion Appeals Com.) meetings

M Ed (Edgewood) - Orientation

Sat, 27 Jan

M Ed (Edgewood) - Registration

B Ed (Hon) (PMB) – Orientation & Registration

M Ed (PMB) – Orientation & Registration

Sat, 27 Jan

Parents’ Day

 

Mon, 29 Jan– Sat, 03 Feb

Mon, 29 Jan– Fri, 02 Feb

Orientation and on-campus registration of students

Mon, 29 Jan

B Ed -Registration (3rd Years)

Tues, 30 Jan

B Ed -Registration (2nd Years)

Wed, 31 Jan

B Ed- Registration (1st Years)

Thur, 1 Feb

BEd – Registration (4th Years)

Fri, 2 Feb

BEd – Registration (All)

Mon, 29 Jan – Fri, 02 Feb

PGCE – Classroom Technologies (compulsory)

Thu, 01 Feb

AEACOM (Academic Exclusion Appeals Com.) meetings

 

SEMESTER 1:

1

Mon, 05 – Fri, 09 Feb

Mon, 05 Feb

 

First Semester commences

Lectures commence (All programmes)

Wed, 07 Feb

PGCE (PMB) – Specific Skills Development (SSD)

Fri, 09 Feb

PGCE (Edgewood) – Specific Skills Development (SSD)

2

Mon, 12 – Fri, 16 Feb

Wed, 14 Feb

PGCE (PMB) - SSD

Fri, 16 Feb

PGCE (Edgewood) – SSD

3

Mon, 19 – Fri, 23 Feb

Wed, 21 Feb

PGCE (PMB) - SSD

4

Mon, 26 Feb – Fri, 02 Mar

Wed, 28 Feb

Registration deadline for returning Research Masters & Doctoral student

Thu, 01 Mar

To follow Friday’s timetable (Compensatory day)

Fri, 02 Mar

Final date for minimum fee payment required for student registration

Final date for 1st Semester registration

Final date for requests for extended DPs

Final date for submitting curriculum changes

 

5

Mon, 05– Fri, 09 Mar

Fri, 09 Mar

Fri, 09 Mar

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

6

Mon, 12  – Fri, 16 Mar

 

 

7

Mon, 19 – Fri, 23 Mar

Wed, 21 Mar

Human Rights Day (Public Holiday)

Fri, 23 Mar

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

    Sat, 24 Mar – Mon, 02 Apr

EASTER VACATION  (STUDENT MID-TERM BREAK)

Fri, 30 Mar

Good Friday (Public Holiday)

Mon, 02 Apr

Family Day (Public Holiday)

8

Tue, 03 – Fri 06 Apr

 

 

9

Tue, 09 – Fri, 13 Apr

 

 

 

 

Fri, 13 Apr

Final date for withdrawal from a module

Final date for withdrawal from the University (Semester 1)

Final timetable for main & supplementary exams released

10

Mon, 16 – Sat, 21 Apr

Mon, 16 – Sat, 21 Apr

Graduation Ceremonies (WVL)

11

Mon, 23 – Fri, 27 Apr

Mon, 23 – Tue, 24 Apr

Graduation Ceremonies (PMB)

 

 

Fri, 27 Apr

Freedom Day (Public Holiday)

12

Mon, 30 Apr – Fri, 04 May

Mon, 30 Apr

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

Tue, 01 May

Workers’ Day (Public Holiday)

 

 

Fri, 04 May

PGCE (TP) - School Experience ends

13

Mon, 07 – Fri, 11 May

Mon, 07 May

PGCE Lectures commence

14

Mon, 14 – Fri, 18 May

Wed, 16 May

DP refusals published

Thu, 17 May

Lectures end

Thur, 17 May

B Ed (Third & Fourth Years) - Initial Compulsory School visit

PGCE (TP) - Initial Compulsory School visit

Fri, 18 May

B Ed (Second Year) - Compulsory workshop for all 2nd years

Fri, 18 – Tue, 22 May

Study period

15

Mon, 21 – Sat, 26 May

Mon, 21 May

Final date for submission of DP Appeals to School Offices

Wed, 23 May

First Semester Exams commence (incl. Saturday)

16

Mon, 28 May – Sat, 02 Jun

Mon, 28 May – Sat, 02 Jun

Exam week

17

Mon, 04 – Fri, 08 Jun

Thu, 07 Jun

First Semester Exams end

Fri, 08 Jun – Tue, 12 Jun

Break between exams

18

Mon, 11 – Sat, 16 Jun

Wed, 13 Jun

1st Semester Supplementary Exams commence

Thu, 14 Jun

Eid-Al-Fitr (condoned absence)   (no exams)

Sat, 16 Jun

Youth Day (Public Holiday)  (no exams)

19

Mon 18 – Fri, 22 Jun

Fri, 22 Jun

Supplementary Exams end

First Semester ends

Semester 1:

  • Teaching days:    Monday 13 ,  Tuesday 13 ,  Wednesday 13 ,  Thursday 14 ,  Friday 12  :  65 days
  • Compensatory day:   (Thursday 01 March, follows Friday’s timetable)
  • Study leave:  5 days;     Main Examinations:  14 days;  Supplementary Exams:  7 days; 

 

     Sat, 23 Jun – Sun, 15 Jul

MID-YEAR BREAK  (Winter Vacation)

 Mon, 02 Jul

Supplementary Exam marks to be captured on SMS by 12h00

 Mon, 09 Jul

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

 

 

SEMESTER 2:

1

Mon, 16 – Fri, 20 Jul

Mon, 16 Jul

Second Semester commences

Lectures commence

Tue, 17 Jul- Fri, 24 Aug

Teaching Practice: PGCE School Experience 602 begins [Edgwd & PMB]

Tue, 17 Jul – Fri, 10 Aug

Teaching Practice: B Ed (Second, Third & Fourth Years) begins

Wed, 18 Jul

Deadline for submission of Exclusion Appeals

Fri, 20 Jul

CEACOM meetings (College Exclusion Appeals Com.)

Deadline for applications for re-marks

2

Mon, 23 – Fri, 27 Jul

Tue, 24 Jul

AEACOM meeting (Academic Exclusion Appeals Com.)

Tue, 24 ,

B.Ed. TP120 – Classroom Technologies begins

Wed, 25 Jul

B.Ed. TP120 – School visit (compulsory to school context)

B.Ed. TP120 – School visit (compulsory to school context)

Fri, 27 Jul

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

Final date for registration – 2nd Semester [Except BEd and PGCE ]

Final date for requests for extended DPs [except BEd and PGCE]

Final date for submitting curriculum changes

 

Mon, 30 Jul – Fri, 03 Aug

 

 

4

Mon, 06 – Fri, 10 Aug

Tue, 07 Aug

To follow Thursday’s timetable (Compensatory day)

Thu, 09 Aug

National Women’s Day (Public Holiday)

Fri, 10 Aug

Teaching Practice end: B Ed (Second, Third & Fourth Years)

Fri, 10 Aug

TP120 Classroom Technologies ends

5

Mon, 13 – Fri, 17 Aug

Mon, 13 Aug

Lectures commence:

B Ed (First Years) - TP120 – Micro-Mini begins

Fri, 17 Aug

Final date for registration – 2nd Semester [BEd only]

Final date for requests for extended DPs [BEd only]

Final date for submitting curriculum changes [Bed only]

6

Mon, 20 – Fri, 24 Aug

Wed, 22 – Sat, 25

Eid-Al-Adhah (condoned absence)

Fri, 24 Aug

PGCE (TP) - School Experience  ends

7

Mon, 27 – Fri, 31 Aug

Mon, 27 Aug

Final day for capturing graduation decisions onto ITS (all qualifications incl. doctoral studies)

Fri, 31 Aug

Final date for payment of all fees

Final date for registration – 2nd Semester [PGCE only]

Final date for requests for extended DPs [PGCE only]

Final date for submitting curriculum changes [PGCE only]

8

Mon, 03 – Fri, 07 Sep

 

 

9

Sun, 09 – Fri, 14 Sep

Sun, 09 – Tue, 11 Sep

Rosh Hashanah (condoned absence)

 

 

Wed, 12 – Thu, 13 Sep

Spring Graduations (All ceremonies held in WVL)

Fri, 14 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

      Sat, 15 Sep – Mon, 24 Sep

          Tue, 18 – Wed, 19 Sep

                               STUDENT MID-TERM BREAK

                                Yom Kippur (condoned absence)

10

Mon, 24 – Fri, 28 Sep

Mon, 24 Sep

Heritage Day (Public Holiday)

11

Mon, 01 – Fri, 05 Oct

 

 

12

Mon, 08 – Fri, 12  Oct

 

 

13

Mon, 15 – Fri, 19 Oct

 

 

14

Mon, 22 – Sun, 28 Oct

Mon, 22 Oct

DP refusals published

Tue, 23 Oct

Lectures end

Wed, 24 – Sun, 28 Oct

Study period

Wed, 24 Oct

B Ed (First Years) - Micro-Mini ends

Thu, 25 Oct

Final date for submission of DP Appeals to School Offices

15

Mon, 29 Oct – Sat, 03 Nov

Mon, 29 Oct

Second Semester Exams commence (incl. Saturday)

Final date for submission of College handbooks for 2019

16

Mon, 05  – Sat, 10 Nov

Mon, 05  – Sat, 10 Nov

Exam week

Wed, 07 Nov

Diwali/Deepavali (Condoned absence)  (no exams)

17

Mon, 12  – Sun, 18 Nov

Wed, 14 Nov

Second Semester Exams end

Thu, 15 – Mon, 19 Nov

Break between Exams

18

Mon, 19 – Sat, 24 Nov

Tue, 20 Nov

2nd Semester Supplementary Exams commence

19

Mon, 26 -  Fri, 30 Nov

Tue, 27 Nov

2nd Semester Supplementary Exams end

Second Semester ends

Fri, 30 Nov

Last day for submission of theses/dissertations to the Post-Graduate Administrative Offices for possible April 2019 Graduation

Semester 2:

  • Teaching days:   Monday 9 ,  Tuesday 10 ,  Wednesday 9 ,  Thursday 8 ,  Friday 9 :  45 days
  • Compensatory days:   (Tuesday, 07 August, follows Thursday’s timetable)
  • Study leave:  5 days;     Examinations:  14 days;     Supplementary Exams:  7 days

 

YEAR-END BREAK:

 

Mon, 03 – Fri, 07 Dec 

Fri, 07 Dec

Supplementary marks to be captured on SMS by 12h00

 

Mon, 10 – Fri, 14 Dec 

Fri, 14 Dec

Release of 2nd semester results after Exam Boards

(00:01 am)

 

Mon, 17 – Fri, 21 Dec

Mon, 17 Dec

Day of Reconciliation (Public Holiday observed)

 

 

Fri, 21 Dec

University Offices close

 

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