Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine

 

SEMESTER 1:

1

Mon, 01 – Fri, 05 Jan

Tue, 02 Jan

University opens

2

Mon, 08 – Fri, 12 Jan

Mon, 08 Jan

(Programme specific) Self-help registration system opens

MBChB 6th Yr – Registration

MBChB 2nd Yr- Registration

Tue, 09 Jan

MBChB 6th Yr – Block 1 commences

MBChB 2nd Yr- Semester 1 commences

MBChB 3rd Yr- Registration

Wed, 10 Jan

MBChB 3rd Yr- Semester 1 commences

Thu, 11 Jan

MBChB 4th Yr – Registration & Orientation

Fri, 12 Jan

MBChB 4th Yr – Orientation continues

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

3

Mon, 15 – Fri, 19 Jan

Mon, 15 Jan

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Block 1 commences

4

Mon, 22 – Sat, 27 Jan

Mon, 22 Jan

Deadline for submission of Exclusion Appeals

Deadline for applications for remarks

Fri, 26 Jan

MBChB 1st year Registration

CEACOM (College Exclusion Appeals Com.) meetings

Sat, 27 Jan

Parents’ Day

5

Mon, 29 Jan– Sat, 03 Feb

Mon, 29 Jan– Fri, 02 Feb

Orientation and on-campus registration of students

MBChB 1st Yr - Orientation

Thu, 01 Feb

AEACOM (Academic Exclusion Appeals Com.) meetings

6

Mon, 05 – Fri, 09 Feb

 

MBChB 1st Yr- Semester 1 commences

7

Mon, 12 – Fri, 16 Feb

 

 

8

Mon, 19 – Fri, 23 Feb

Mon, 19 – Fri, 23 Feb

MBChB 4th, 5th & 6th Yr – Block 1 Exam Week

9

Mon, 26 Feb – Fri, 02 Mar

Mon, 26 Feb

MBChB 4th, 5th & 6th Yr – Block 2 commences

Wed, 28 Feb

Registration deadline for returning Research Masters & Doctoral students

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

10

Mon, 05– Fri, 09 Mar

Fri, 09 Mar

Final day for capturing graduation decisions onto ITS for the students who had outstanding requirements.

(Honours, Bachelors, Diplomas and Certificates)

11

Mon, 12  – Fri, 16 Mar

 

                                                                      

12

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)

13

Mon, 26 Mar – Fri, 30 Mar

Fri, 30 Mar            

Good Friday (Public Holiday)

14

Mon, 02 – Fri, 06 Apr

Mon, 02 Apr

Family Day (Public Holiday)

Tue, 03 – Fri, 06 Apr

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

15

Mon, 09 – Fri, 13 Apr

Mon, 09 Apr

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Block 3 commences

Mon, 09 - Fri, 13 Apr

MBChB 6th Yr – Block 2 Exam Week

Fri, 13 Apr

Final date for withdrawal from a module

Final date for withdrawal from the University (Semester 1)

16

Mon, 16 – Sat, 21 Apr

Mon, 16 Apr

MBChB 6th Yr – Block 3 commences

Mon, 16 – Sat, 21 Apr

Graduation Ceremonies (WVL)

17

Mon, 23 – Fri, 27 Apr

Mon, 23 – Tue, 24 Apr

Graduation Ceremonies (PMB)

Fri, 27 Apr

Freedom Day (Public Holiday)

18

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)

19

Mon, 07 – Fri, 11 May

 

 

20

Mon, 14 – Fri, 18 May

Mon, 14 – Fri, 18 May

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

MBChB 2nd and 3rd Yrs – Lectures End 

21

Mon, 21 – Sat, 26 May

Mon, 21 – Fri, 25 May

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Study week

MBChB 2nd and 3rd Yrs- Study Week

Mon, 21 May

Final date for submission of DP Appeals to School Offices

22

Mon, 28 May – Fri, 01 Jun

Mon, 28 May – Fri, 01 Jun

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Supp Exams Week 1

MBChB 6th Yr – Block 3 Exam Week

MBChB 2nd and 3rd Yrs- Exam Week

23

Mon, 04 – Fri, 08 Jun

Mon, 04 – Fri, 08 Jun

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Supp Exams Week 2

MBChB 6th Yr – Study week

24

Mon, 11 – Sat, 16 Jun

Mon, 11 Jun

MBChB 4th Yr – CEBP 3/Vacation commences

MBChB 5th Yr – Vacation commences

Mon, 11 – Fri, 15 Jun

MBChB 6th Yr – Supp Exams week

MMed Semester 1 – Assessment Week 1

MBChB 2nd and 3rd Yr – Supp Exams week

Thu, 14 Jun

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

Sat, 16 Jun

Youth Day (Public Holiday)  (no exams)

25

Mon 18 – Fri, 22 Jun

Mon, 18 Jun

MBChB 6th Yr – Vacation commences

Mon 18 – Fri, 22 Jun

MBChB 4th Yr – CEBP 3/Vacation continues

MBChB 5th Yr – Vacation continues

MMed Semester 1 – Assessment Week 2

MBChB 2nd 3rd Selective Week

MBChB 1 Vacation

26

Mon, 25 – Fri, 29 Jun

Mon, 25 Jun

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

27

Mon, 02 – Fri, 06 Jul

 Mon, 02 Jul

 

Supplementary Exam marks to be captured on SMS by 12h00

28

Mon, 09 – Fri, 13 Jul

 Mon, 09 Jul                  

 

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

 

 

Tues, 10 Jul

MBChB 2nd 3rd Yr- Lectures Commence

SEMESTER 2:

 

 

1

Mon, 16 – Fri, 20 Jul

Mon, 16 Jul

MBChB 1st Yr- Semester 2 Lectures Commence

 

 

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.)

Fri, 27 Jul

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

Final date for registration – 2nd Semester

Final date for requests for extended DPs

Final date for submitting curriculum changes

3

Mon, 30 Jul – Fri, 03 Aug

Mon, 30 Jul – Fri, 03 Aug

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

4

Mon, 06 – Fri, 10 Aug

Mon, 06 Aug

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Block 5 commences

Mon, 06 – Fri, 10 Aug

MBChB 6th Yr – Block 4 Exam Week

Thu, 09 Aug

National Women’s Day (Public Holiday)

5

Mon, 13 – Fri, 17 Aug

Mon, 13 Aug

MBChB 6th Yr – Block 5 commences

6

Mon, 20 – Fri, 24 Aug

Wed, 22 – Sat, 25

Eid-Al-Adhah (condoned absence)

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

8

Mon, 03 – Fri, 07 Sep

 

 

9

Sun, 09 – Fri, 14 Sep

Sun, 09 – Tue, 11 Sep

Rosh Hashanah (condoned absence)

Mon, 10 – Fri, 14 Sep

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

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

10

Mon, 17 – 21 Sep

Mon, 17 Sep

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Block 6 commences

Tue, 18 – Wed, 19 Sep

Yom Kippur (condoned absence)

11

Mon, 24 – Fri, 28 Sep

Mon, 24 Sep

Heritage Day (Public Holiday)

 

 

Mon, 24 – Fri, 28 Sep

MBChB 6th Yr – Block 5 Exam Week

MBChB 3rd Yr- Lectures End

MBChB 1 Vacation Week

12

Mon, 01 – Fri, 05 Oct

 

MBChB 6th Yr – Block 6 commences

MBChB 3rd Yr- Exam Study Week

13

Mon, 08 – Fri, 12  Oct

 

MBChB 3rd Yr- Exam Week

14

Mon, 15 – Fri, 19 Oct

 

MBChB 2nd Yr- DP Refusals

MBChB 3rd Yr- SUPP Exam Week 

15

Mon, 22 – Fri, 26 Oct     

Mon, 22 – Fri, 26 Oct

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

Mon, 22 Oct

MBChB 3rd Yr- Cardinal Symptoms Start

Thu, 25 Oct

Final date for submission of DP Appeals to School Offices

 

MBChB 1st and 2nd  Yr- Lectures End

16

Mon, 29 Oct – Fri, 02 Nov

Mon, 29 Oct – Fri, 02 Nov

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Study week

 

MBChB 1st and  2nd Study Week

Mon, 29 Oct

Final date for submission of College handbooks for 2019

17

Mon, 05 – Fri, 09 Nov

Mon, 05 – Fri, 09 Nov

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Supp Exams Week 1

MBChB1st and  2nd  Yr - Exam Commence

Wed, 07 Nov

Diwali/Deepavali (Condoned absence)  (no exams)

18

Mon, 12 – Fri, 16 Nov

Mon, 12 – Fri, 16 Nov

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Supp Exams Week 2

MBChB 6th Yr – Block 6 Exam Week

19

Mon, 19 – Fri, 23 Nov

Mon, 19 Nov

MBChB 4th & 5th Yr – Vacation commences

Mon, 19 – Fri, 23 Nov

MBChB 6th Yr – Study week

MMed Semester 2 – Assessment Week 1

MBChB 1st and  2nd  SUPP Week

20

Mon, 26 – Fri, 30 Nov

Mon, 26 – Fri, 30 Nov

MBChB 6th Yr – Supp Exams week

MMed Semester 2 – Assessment Week 2

Fri, 30 Nov

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

21

Mon, 03 – Fri, 07 Dec

Mon, 03 Dec

MBChB 6th Yr – Vacation commences

Fri, 07 Dec

Supplementary marks to be captured on SMS by 12h00

22

Mon, 10 – Fri, 14 Dec 

Fri, 14 Dec

Release of 2nd semester results after Exam Boards

(00:01 am)

23

Mon, 17 – Fri, 21 Dec

Mon, 17 Dec

Day of Reconciliation (Public Holiday observed)

Tue, 18 – Wed, 19 Dec

MBChB 6th Year – HPCSA registration

Fri, 21 Dec

University Offices close

                                                                                                                                                                                   

 

PLEASE NOTE: 

·       MBChB 6th Year begins with registration on Monday, 8 January 2018 in Durban.  Teaching commences on Tuesday, 9 January 2018.

·       MBChB 5th Year begins with registration and orientation on Friday, 12 January 2018 in Pietermaritzburg – venue to be confirmed nearer the time. Teaching commences on Monday, 15 January 2018.

·       MBChB 4th Year begins with registration and orientation on Thursday, 11 January 2018 in Durban.  Orientation continues on Friday, 12 January 2018.  Teaching commences on Monday, 15 January 2018.

·       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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