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School of Education 2022 Sessional Dates

FIRST SEMESTER          :     Monday, 17 January  – Tuesday, 28 June

EASTER VACATION        :     Saturday, 09 April –  Monday, 18 April

WINTER VACATION        :     Wednesday, 29 June – Sunday, 24 July

SECOND SEMESTER      :     Monday, 25 July– Monday, 5 December

MID-TERM BREAK          :     Saturday, 24 September – Sunday, 02 October

 

 

 

Sat, 01 Jan

Sat, 01 Jan

New Years Day (Public Holiday)

 

Mon, 03 – Fri, 7 Jan

Mon, 03 Jan

University opens.

Fri, 07 Jan

Deadline for Re-Registration Appeals to School Higher Degree Offices

 

Mon, 10 – Fri, 14 Jan

Mon, 10 Jan

Remote online registration opens for returning students

Mon, 10 Jan- Fri, 14 Jan

Special Exams week [BEd and PGCE only]

Special exams week (Remote online). Students with a maximum of 2, Semester 2, modules outstanding, having been regisgtered for the modules in September 2:2021.

Fri, 14 Jan

School Higher Degree Committees to consider re-registration appeals, for recommendation to CAAB

 

Mon, 17 – Fri, 21 Jan

Wed, 19 Jan

Deadline for the submission of exclusion appeals from UG/Hons/ and PG Dip students

Fri, 21 Jan

USAf download of NSC results (provisional)

Mon, 17 Jan – Fri, 11 Feb

Mon, 17 Jan – Fri , 25 Feb

B.Ed EDTP420, EDTP321  to complete (COVID)

PGCE EDTP611 (4 weeks 11 Feb), EDTP612 to complete TP (COVID) (6 weeks end 25 Feb)

 

Mon, 24- Fri, 28, Jan

Mon, 24 -Fri, 28 Jan

Special Exam marking week

 

Mon, 31 Jan – Fri, 05 Feb

Mon, 31 Jan –Tue, 01  Feb

Capture and approve change of mark (Special Exams)

Fri, 04 Feb

CAECOM meetings

Sat, 05 Feb

Parents Day

 

Mon, 07 – Fri, 12 Feb

Mon, 07 Feb –

Sat, 12 Feb

Orientation and dedicated remote online registration of First time entering new (FTEN) students

Wed, 09 Feb

AEACOM meeting

Mon, 07 Feb – Fri, 06 May

B.Ed EDTP421 Commence

Thu, 10 Feb

For Higher degrees students: Final date for submission of bound examination copies with respect to any intention to submit received in semester 2:2021, without having to register for semester 1 of 2022.

Fri, 11 Feb

BEd EDTP420, EDTP321, to complete TP (COVID) End

PGCE EDTP611, EDTP612 to complete (COVID) End

 

 

 

 

 

SEMESTER 1: 

1

Mon, 14 – Fri, 18 Feb

Mon, 14 Feb

First semester commences and lectures commences

Mon, 14 Feb –Thu, 31 Mar

PGCE EDTP611 CT and SSD commence

2

Mon, 21 Feb – Fri, 25 Feb

Fri, 25 Feb

Final date for submitting curriculum changes

Final date for requests for extended DPs for those modules that had DPs in 2021

Final date for minimum fee payment required for registration

Final date for first semester registration

3

Mon, 28 Feb – Fri, 04 Mar

 

 

4

Mon, 07  – Fri, 11 Mar

 

                                                                      

5

Mon, 14 – Fri, 18 Mar

Tue, 15 Mar

Final day for capturing graduation decisions onto ITS (Bachelors, Honours, Diplomas and Certificates)

6

Mon, 21 – Fri, 25 Mar

Mon, 21 Mar

Human Right’s Day (Public Holiday)

7

Mon, 28 Mar – Fri, 01 Apr

Thu, 31 Mar

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

PGCE EDTP611 CT and SSD End

8

Mon, 04 – Fri, 08 Apr

Mon, 04 April

PGCE EDTP611 School Experience Commence

[2022 Cohort]

PGCE EDTP612 School Experience Commence

[2021 Cohort]

Fri, 08 Apr

Lectures end

Fri, 08 Apr

Final date for withdrawal from a module and for withdrawal from the University (Semester 1)

Fri, 08 Apr

Final timetable for main and supplementary timetable released

 

Sat, 09 April to Mon, 18 Apr

EASTER VACATION: STUDENT MID-TERM BREAK

 

Mon, 11 – Fri 15 Apr

Fri, 15 Apr

Good Friday

9

Mon, 18 – Fri, 22 Apr

Mon, 18 Apr

Easter Monday

Tue, 19 Apr

Lectures commence

Wed, 20 Apr – Tue, 26 Apr

Graduation ceremonies (Westville)

10

Mon, 25  – Fri, 29 Apr

Wed, 27 Apr

Freedom Day (Public Holiday)

Thu, 28 – Fri, 29 Apr

Graduation ceremonies (Pietermaritzburg)

11

Mon, 02 – Fri, 06 May

Mon, 02 May

Mon, 02 May –

Tues, 03 May

Workers’ Day (Public Holiday observed on

 the Monday)

Eid al Fitr (condoned absence) (provisional)

Fri, 06 May

BEd EDTP421 End

EDTP611 School Experience End

12

Mon, 09 – Fri, 13 May

Tue, 10 May

Tuesday 10 May follows a Monday timetable

13

Mon, 16 – Fri, 20 May

Fri, 20 May

EDTP612 School Experience End

[2021 Cohort]

14

Mon, 23 – Fri, 27 May

Tue, 24 May

DP refusals to be published for those modules with formal sit-down examinations

Wed, 25 May

Lectures end for those modules with formal sit-down examinations. Lectures continue for those modules taught online with continuous assessment.

Fri, 27 May

Final date for submission of DP refusal appeals to School offices for those modules with formal sit-down examinations

 

Mon, 30 May – Fri, 03 Jun

Tue, 31 May

First semester examinations commence (including Saturdays) for those modules with formal sit-down examinations

 

Mon, 06 – Fri, 10 Jun

 

 

 

Mon, 13 – Fri, 17 Jun

Tue, 14 Jun

First semester examinations end for those modules with formal sit-down examinations

Wed, 15 – Mon, 20 Jun

Break between examinations for those modules with formal sit-down examinations

Thur, 16 Jun

Youth Day (Public Holiday)

 

Mon, 20 – Fri, 24 Jun

Tue, 21 Jun

Supplementary examinations commence (including Saturday) for those modules with formal sit-down examinations

Fri, 24 June

Semester 1 Lectures end for all modules taught online including all continuous assessment opportunities

 

Mon, 27 Jun – Fri, 01 Jul

Tue, 28 Jun

Supplementary exams end

Tue, 28 Jun

First semester ends for all students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester 1:

  • Teaching days:    Monday 12  ,  Tuesday 13  ,  Wednesday 13  ,  Thursday13 ,  Friday 13   :  64 days
  • Compensatory day:   (Tuesday 10 May, follows Monday’s timetable)
  • Study leave:  5 days;     Main Examinations:  14 days;  Supplementary Exams:  7 days; 

 

     Wed 29 Jun,  – Sun 24 Jul,

MID-YEAR BREAK  (Winter Vacation)

 

SEMESTER 2: 

 

Mon, 04 – Fri, 08 Jul

Thu, 07 Jul

Supplementary exam marks for formal sit-down examinations and all continuous assessment marks to be to be captured on SMS by 12h00

 

Mon, 11 – Fri, 15 Jul

Mon, 11 Jul

EID al Adha (condoned absence)(provisional)

Thu, 14 Jul

Exam Boards

Fri, 15 Jul

Release of results at 00h01

 

Mon, 18 – Fri, 22 Jul

Thu, 21 Jul

For Higher degrees students:  Final date for submission of bound examination copies with respect to any intention to submit received in semester 1:2022, without having to register for semester 2 of 2022

Fri, 22 Jul

Deadline for applications for remarks for those modules with formal sit-down examinations

Fri, 22 Jul

Deadline for submission of exclusion appeals

1

Mon, 25 – Fri, 29 July

Mon, 25 Jul

Second semester and Lectures commence

Lectures commence: [BEd 4th Year ]

PGCE EDTP612 Commence

BEd EDTP221, EDTP321 Commence

BEd EDTP121 Commence

Wed, 27 Jul

CEACOM meetings

Fri, 29 Jul

AECOM meeting

2

Mon, 01 Aug – Fri, 05 Aug

Fri, 05 Aug

Final date for submitting curriculum changes

Fri, 05 Aug

Final date for requests for extended DPs for those modules that had DPs in 2021

Fri, 05 Aug

Final date for minimum fee payment required for registration

Fri, 05 Aug

Final date for second semester academic registration

3

Mon, 08 – Fri, 12 Aug

Tues, 09 Aug

National Women’s Day (Public Holiday)

4

Mon, 15 – Fri, 19 Aug

Fri, 19 Aug

Final day for capturing graduation decisions onto ITS (Bachelors, Honours, Diplomas and Certificates)

Fri, 19 Aug

BEd EDTP221, EDTP321 End

5

Mon, 22 – Fri, 26 Aug

Mon, 22 Aug

Lectures commence: [BEd 1st, 2nd and 3rd Years]

 

 

Fri, 26 Aug

PGCE EDTP612 End

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

Final date for requests for extended DPs for those modules that had DPs in 2021 [BEd only]

Final date for submitting curriculum changes [BEd only]

6

Mon, 29 Aug – Fri, 02 Sep

Mon, 29 Aug

Lectures commence: [PGCE students]

Fri, 02 Sep

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

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

Final date for requests for extended DPs for those modules that had DPs in 2021 [PGCE only]

Final date for submitting curriculum changes [PGCE only]

7

Mon, 05 – Fri, 09 Sep

Mon, 05 Sep

Monday 5 September follows a Tuesday timetable

8

Mon, 12 – Fri, 16 Sep

Fri, 16 Sep

Final date for withdrawal from a module and for withdrawal from the University (Semester 2)

Fri, 16 Sep

Final timetable for main and supplementary timetable released

9

Mon, 19 – Fri, 23 Sep

Mon, 19 to Fri, 23 Sep

Spring graduation ceremonies (Westville)

Fri, 23 Sep

Lectures end

 

Sat, 24 September to Sun, 02 October – MIDTERM BREAK

 

Mon, 26 – Fri, 30 Sep

 

 

10

Mon, 03 Oct – Fri, 07 Oct

Mon, 03 Oct

Lectures resume

11

Mon, 10 – Fri, 14  Oct

 

 

12

Mon, 17 – Fri, 21 Oct

 

 

13

Mon, 24 – Fri, 28 Oct

Mon, 24 Oct

Diwali/Deepavali (condoned absence)

14

Mon, 31 Oct – Fri, 04 Nov

Mon, 31 Oct

DP refusals to be published on the noticeboards for those modules with formal sit-down examinations

Tue, 01 Nov

Lectures end for those modules with formal sit-down examinations. Lectures continue for modules taught online and assessed by continuous assessment

Thu, 03 Nov

Final date for submission of DP appeals to School offices for those modules with formal sit-down examinations

 

Mon, 07  – Fri, 11 Nov

Mon, 07 Nov

Second semester examinations commence (including Saturdays) for those modules with formal sit-down examinations

 

Mon, 14  – Sat, 19 Nov

Sat, 19 Nov

Second semester examinations end for those modules with formal sit-down examinations

 

Mon, 21 – Fri, 25 Nov

 

 

 

Mon, 28 – Fri, 02 Dec

Mon, 28 Nov

Second semester supplementary examinations commence for those modules with formal sit-down examinations

Fri, 02 Dec

Final date for submission of theses/dissertations to the School/College Higher degrees offices for possible April 2023 graduation

Fri, 02 Dec

Semester 2 Lectures end for all modules taught online including all continuous assessment opportunities

 

Mon, 05 Dec

Mon, 05 Dec

Second semester supplementary examinations end for those modules with formal sit-down examinations.

 

Mon, 05 Dec

Second semester ends for all students

 

 

 

 

 

Semester 2:

  • Teaching days:   Monday 13  ,  Tuesday 13  ,  Wednesday 13 ,  Thursday 13 ,  Friday 13  :   65days
  • Compensatory days:   (  Monday 5 September follows a Tuesday timetable)
  • Study leave:  5 days;     Examinations:  14 days;     Supplementary Exams:  7 days

 

YEAR-END BREAK:

 

Mon, 05 – Fri, 09 Dec 

 

 

 

Mon, 12 – Fri, 16 Dec 

Tue, 13 Dec

Supplementary exam marks to be captured on SMS by 12h00

Fri, 16 Dec

Day of Reconciliation

 

Mon, 19 – Fri, 23 Dec

Tue, 20 Dec

School Examination Boards

Wed, 21 Dec Results to be released at 00h01

 

 

Fri, 23 Dec

University Offices close at 12h00.

 

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