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Sessional Dates Framework for 2020 Academic Year

BROAD FRAMEWORK for REVISED SESSIONAL DATES as APPROVED AT SENATE 8 JULY 2020

PROPOSED TIMETABLE FOR
A: THEORY ONLY (CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT) MODULES and
B: MODULES WITH PRAC/LAB WORK

 

DATES TO RETAIN

for certain administrative processes

 

DATES FOR PG RESEARCH STUDENTS REMAIN LARGELY INTACT -  AS PER SESSIONAL DATES

A: PROPOSED TIMETABLE FOR ALL

-ONLINE ONLY MODULES

-WITH CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT (NO Examination period built in)

-ASSUMED ONLINE TEACHING & LEARNING  (remote/on campus) - NO Contact Teaching & Learning assumed

MODULES TO BE CONFIRMED IN SCHOOL/COLLEGE

B; PROPOSED TIMETABLE FOR MODULES WITH

-PRAC /LAB /CLINICAL /PRAC TEACHING COMPONENTS

-MAINLY CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT, but

-EXAMINATION BLOCKS INCLUDED (for EXCEPTIONS)

-ASSUMED SOME ONLINE TEACHING AS A START (June 2020)

- MODULES STILL TO BE CONFIRMED IN SCHOOL/COLLEGE

Mon, 03 – Fri, 07 Feb

Semester 1:

Semester 1:  PROG SUSPENDED -3.5 DAYS

Semester 1:  PROG SUSPENDED -3.5 DAYS

Mon, 10 – Fri, 14 Feb

 

PROGRAMME SUSPENDED- 5 DAYS

PROGRAMME SUSPENDED- 5 DAYS

Mon, 17 – Fri, 21 Feb

 

Teaching & Learning w 1 (W 1-4 on campus)

Teaching & Learning w 1 (W 1-4 on campus)

Mon, 24 – Fri, 28 Feb

 

Teaching & Learning w 2

Teaching & Learning w 2

Mon, 02– Fri, 06 Mar

 

Teaching & Learning w 3

Teaching & Learning w 3

Mon, 09  – Fri, 13 Mar

 

Teaching & Learning w 4

Teaching & Learning w 4

Mon, 16 – Fri, 20 Mar

Saturday 21 March Public Holiday

PROGRAMME SUSPENDED/RECESS

PROGRAMME SUSPENDED/RECESS

Mon, 23 – Fri , 27 Mar

 

RECESS

RECESS

Mon, 30– Fri, 3 Apr

 

RECESS

RECESS

Mon, 06 - Fri, 10 Apr

Friday 10 April Public Holiday

RECESS

RECESS

Tue, 14 – Fri, 17 Apr

Monday 13 April Public Holiday

RECESS

RECESS

Mon, 20 – Fri 24 Apr

 

RECESS

RECESS

Mon, 27r – Fri, 1 M

Mon 27 & Fri 1 May Public Holiday

RECESS

RECESS

Mon, 04 – Fri, 08 May

 

RECESS

RECESS

Mon, 11 – Fri, 15 May

 

RECESS

RECESS

Mon, 18 – Fri ,23 May

Monday 25 May Eid-Al-Fitr

DRY RUN

DRY RUN

Mon, 25 – Fri, 29 May

 

DRY RUN

DRY RUN

Mon, 01 – Fri, 05 Jun

 

OL Teaching & Learning w 5

OL Teaching & Learning w 5

Mon, 08 – Fri, 12 Jun

 

OL Teaching & Learning w 6

OL Teaching & Learning w 6

Mon, 15 – Fri, 19 Jun

Tuesday 16 June Public  Holiday

OL Teaching & Learning w 7

OL Teaching & Learning w 7

Mon, 22 – Fri, 26Jun

 

OL Teaching & Learning w 8

OL Teaching & Learning w 8

Mon, 29 Jun Fri, 3 July

 

OL Teaching & Learning w 9

OL Teaching & Learning w 9  * Planned return to campus for some cohorts

Mon, 6 -  Fri, 10 July

Fri 10 July - Final date for suspending PG Research studies for Sem 2 of 2020

Fri 10 July -Final date for second semester registration of Research M and D candidates

OL Teaching & Learning w 10

OL Teaching & Learning w 10  ASSUMING LABS /PRACS /CLINICALS etc start-up  (6 weeks allocated)

Mon, 13 – Fri,17 July

Semester 2: (Per original sessional dates)

OL Teaching & Learning w 11

Teaching & Learning w 11 on campus

Mon, 20 – Fri, 24 July

 

OL Teaching & Learning w 12

Teaching & Learning w 12 on campus

Mon, 27 – Fri,31 Aug

Friday 31 July Eid -al-Adha

OL Teaching & Learning w 13

Teaching & Learning w 13 on campus

Mon, 03 – Fri, 07 Aug

Sunday 9 August Public Holiday

OL Teaching & Learning w 14

Teaching & Learning w 14 on campus

Mon, 10 – Fri, 14 Aug

Monday 10 August Public Holiday

OL Teaching & Learning w 15 : Semester 1 Theory modules END

Teaching & Learning w 15 : Semester 1  PRAC/LAB modules END

Mon, 17 – Fri, 21 Aug

 

STD RECESS / MODULES ADMIN / Catch-up T& L time available

STUDY LEAVE or STD RECESS

Mon, 24 – Fri 28 Aug

 

STD RECESS / MODULES ADMIN / Catch-up T& L time available

EXAM WEEK for modules with compulsory exam requirements (exceptions)

Mon, 31 – Frit, 4 Sept

 

STD RECESS / MODULES ADMIN / Catch-up T& L time available

BREAK (3 DAYS)  SUPP EXAMS ditto

Mon, 07 – Fri. 11 Sep

Fri 11 Sept - Final date for capturing Semester 1:2020 Marks on SMS at 12h00

STD RECESS / MODULES ADMIN

STD RECESS / MODULE ADMIN

Mon, 14 – Fri, 18 Sep

 

STD RECESS / MODULE ADMIN

Progression/Exam Boards Wednesday 16 September

 

RELEASE SEMESTER 1 RESULTS Friday 18 September

SEMESTER 1:2020 FORMALLY ENDS FOR UGs, Hons, PGDips and CWM

STD RECESS / MODULE ADMIN

Progression/Exam Boards Wednesday 16 September 2020

 

RELEASE SEMESTER 1 RESULTS Friday 18 September

SEMESTER 1:2020 FORMALLY ENDS FOR UGs, Hons, PGDips and CWM

Mon, 21 - Fri, 25 Sept

Thursday Sept 24 Public Holiday

Teaching & Learning w 1: Semester 2 PURE ONLINE modules START

Teaching & Learning w 1: Semester 2 PRAC /LAB modules START (13 w)

Mon, 28 –Fri,2 Oct

Fri 2 Oct - Final date for withdrawal from Semester 2 for UG, Hon, PGD and CWM students

Teaching & Learning w 2

Teaching & Learning w 2

Mon, 05 – Fri, 09 Oct

Thurs 8 October - Final date for capturing Spring Grad decisions onto ITS

Teaching & Learning w 3

Teaching & Learning w 3

Mon, 12 – Fri, 16 Oct

 

Teaching & Learning w 4

Teaching & Learning w 4

Mon, 19 – Fri, 23 Oct

 

Teaching & Learning w 5

Teaching & Learning w 5

Mon, 26 – Fri, 30 Oct

Friday 30 October. Virtual Spring Graduation

Teaching & Learning w 6

Teaching & Learning w 6  

Mon, 02  – Fri, 06 Nov

 

Teaching & Learning w 7

Teaching & Learning w 7

Mon, 09  – Fri, 13  Nov

Saturday 14 Nov Diwali

Teaching & Learning w 8

Teaching & Learning w 8

Mon, 16 – Fri, 20 Nov

 

Teaching & Learning w 9

Teaching & Learning w 9

Mon, 23 – Fri, 27 Nov

 

Teaching & Learning w 10

Teaching & Learning w 10

Mon, 30  – Fri, 4Dec

Fri 4 Dec  Last day for submission of these/dissertations for potential 4/2021 Grad

Teaching & Learning w 11

Teaching & Learning w 11

Mon, 07 - Fri, 11 Dec

Tues 8 Dec deadline for internal transfer and re-admission requests for 2021 year

Teaching & Learning w 12

Teaching & Learning w 12

Mon, 14 - Fri,18 Dec

Wednesday 16 Dec Public Holiday

Teaching & Learning w 13: Semester 2 Theory modules END

Teaching & Learning w 13: Semester 2 PRAC /LAB modules END Tuesday 15 Dec.

Mon, 21 - Thur, 24 Dec

University closes 24 December @ 12h00

STUDENT Recess/ Catch-up T& L time available

University closes 24 December  @ 12h00

STUDENT Recess

University closes 24 December @ 12h00

Mon, 28 - Fri, 01 Jan

Finance Year End processes

 

 

Mon, 04 Jan - Fri 8 Jan

 

STUDENT Recess / Catch-up T& L time available

 

STUDY LEAVE or STD RECESS

Mon, 11 - Fri, 15 Jan

Proposed release date of 2020 NSC results to candidates on 14 January 2020.

STUDENT Recess / Catch-up T& L time available

 

EXAM WEEK Only for modules with compulsory exam requirements (exceptions)

Mon, 18 - Fri, 22 Jan

 

STUDENT Recess / Catch-up T& L time available

 

BREAK (3 days ) followed by  SUPP EXAMS ditto

Mon, 25 - Fri, 29 Jan

Fri 29 Jan - Final date for capturing Semester 2:2020 marks on SMS at 12h00

MODULE ADMIN. Student recess

MODULE ADMIN. Student recess

Mon, 1 Feb - Fri, 5 Feb

 

 

 

 

Fri 5 Feb SEMESTER 2:2020 Officially ends

MODULE ADMIN. Student recess

 

EXAM BOARDS FOR Semester 2:2020 - Wednesday 3 February 2021

 

RELEASE FINAL RESULTS Thurs 4 Feb Midnight

MODULE ADMIN. Student recess

 

EXAM BOARDS FOR Semester 2:2020 - Wednesday 3 February 2021

 

RELEASE FINAL RESULTS  - Thurs 4 Feb Midnight

Mon, 8 - Fri, 12 Feb

TBC

Registration - ONLINE

Registration - ONLINE

Mon, 15 - Fri, 19 Feb

TBC

Registration - ONLINE

Registration - ONLINE

Mon, 22 - Fri, 26 Feb

TBC

Registration - ONLINE

Registration - ONLINE

Mon, 1  - Fri, 5 Mar

Mon 1 March SEMESTER 1:2021 Commences

SEMESTER 1: 2021

SEMESTER 1: 2021

Mon, 8 - Fri, 12 Mar

 

 

 

Mon, 15 - Fri, 19 Mar

 

 

 

Mon, 22 - Fri, 26 Mar

 

 

 

Mon, 29  - Fri 2 Apr

 

 

 

 

NOTES:

1. Provisional release of 2020 NSC results to Universities on 10 Jan 2021 and to candidates on 14 January 2021

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