Howard, Pmb & Westville Campuses sessional dates 2011
FIRST SEMESTER : Monday, 07 February – Saturday, 25 June
WINTER VACATION : Sunday, 26 June – Sunday, 24 July
SECOND SEMESTER : Monday, 25 July – Saturday, 03 December

PRE-SEMESTER: 

 

Sat, 01 – Fri, 07 Jan

Sat, 01 Jan

New Year’s Day (Public Holiday)

Mon, 03 Jan

University Offices open

 

Mon, 10 – Fri, 14 Jan

Wed, 12 Jan

 

Deadline for applications for re-marks

Deadline for submission of Exclusion Appeals

 

Mon, 17 – Fri, 21 Jan

Mon, 17 – Fri, 21 Jan

FEACOM meetings

 

Mon, 24 – Sat, 29 Jan

Mon, 24 – Wed, 27 Jan

AEACOM meetings

Sat, 29 Jan

Parents’ Day

 

Mon, 31 Jan – Sat, 05 Feb

Mon, 31 – Sat, 05 Feb

Orientation and Registration of all students

 

 

SEMESTER 1: 

1

Mon, 07 – Fri, 11 Feb

Mon, 07 Feb

Lectures commence

2

Mon, 14 – Fri, 18 Feb

Fri, 18 Feb

Final date for registration – 1st Semester

Final date for submitting curriculum changes

Final date for requests for extended DPs

3

Mon, 21 – Fri, 25 Feb

 

 

4

Mon, 28 Feb  – Fri, 04 Mar

 

 

5

Mon, 07 – Fri, 11 Mar

Fri, 11 Mar

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

6

Mon, 14 – Fri, 18 Mar

Fri, 18 Mar

No lectures

7

Mon, 21 – Fri, 25 Mar

 

 

 

Mon, 21 Mar

Human Rights’ Day (Public Holiday)

Tues, 22 Mar

Follow Monday’s timetable

Fri, 25 Mar

 

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

8

Mon, 28 Mar – Fri, 01 Apr

Thurs, 31 Mar

Final date for withdrawal from a module

Final date for withdrawal from the University (Semester 1)

Fri, 01 Apr

Final timetable for main and supplementary examinations released

9

Mon, 04 – Fri, 08 Apr

 

 

10

Mon, 11 – Sat, 16 Apr

Mon, 11 – Sat, 16 Apr

Graduation Ceremonies (WVL)

11

Mon, 18 – Wed, 20 Apr

Mon, 18 – Tues, 19 Apr

Graduation Ceremonies (PMB)

Wed, 20 Apr

Follow Fridays timetable

Lectures end

 

Thurs, 21 Apr– Mon, 02 May

                           STUDENT MID-TERM BREAK

Fri, 22 Apr

Good Friday (Public Holiday)

 

Mon, 25  - Fri, 29 Apr

Mon, 25 Apr

Family Day (Public Holiday)

Wed, 27 Apr

Freedom Day (Public Holiday)

 

 

Sun, 01 May

Workers’ Day (Public Holiday)

12

Mon, 02 - Fri, 06 May

Mon, 02 May

In lieu of Sunday

Tues, 03 May

Lectures resume

13

Mon 09 – Fri, 13 May

 

 

14

 

Mon, 16 -  Fri,  20 May

 

Thurs, 19 May

DP refusals published and sent to Faculty Offices

Fri, 20 May

Lectures end

Sat, 21 – Wed, 25 May

Study period

 

Mon, 23 – Sat, 28 May

Tues, 24 May

Final date for submission of DP Appeals to Faculty Offices

 

 

Thurs, 26 May

Exams commence (incl. Saturdays)

 

Mon, 30 May – Sat, 04 Jun

 

Exam week

 

Mon, 06 – Sat, 11 Jun

 

Sat, 11 Jun

Exam week

Exams end

 

Mon, 13 – Fri, 17 Jun

Sun, 12 – Thurs, 16 Jun

Break between exams

Thurs, 16 Jun

Youth Day

Fri, 17

1st Semester Supplementary Exams commence

 

Mon, 20 – Sat, 25 Jun

Sat, 25 Jun

Supplementary Exams end

Semester 1:

Teaching days:   Monday 13,  Tuesday 13,  Wednesday 13,  Thursday 13,  Friday 13:  65 days

Study leave:  5 days;     Examinations:  15 days;     Supp exams:  8 days



MID-YEAR BREAK: 

 

Sun, 26 Jun – Sun, 24 Jul

Mon, 04 Jul

Supplementary Exam marks to be captured on SMS by 17h00

Tues, 12 Jul

Release of 1st semester results at 00:01 am



SEMESTER 2: 

1

Mon, 25 – Fri, 29 Jul

Mon, 25 Jul

Lectures commence

Deadline for submission of Exclusion Appeals

Deadline for applications for re-marks

Thurs, 28 – Fri, 29 Jul

FEACOM meetings

2

Mon, 01 – Fri, 05 Aug

Wed, 03 – Fri, 05 Aug

AEACOM meetings

Fri, 05 Aug

 

Final date for registration – 2nd Semester

Final date for submitting curriculum changes

Final date for requests for extended DPs

3

Mon, 08 Aug – Fri, 12 Aug

Tues, 09 Aug

National Women’s Day (Public Holiday)

4

Mon, 15 – Fri, 19 Aug

5

Mon, 22 – Fri, 26 Aug

 

 

6

Mon, 29 Aug – Fri, 02 Sep

Wed, 31 Aug

Eid-Al-Fitr (condoned absence)

7

Mon, 05 – Fri, 09 Sep

 

 

8

Mon, 12 – Fri, 16 Sep

Fri, 16 Sep

Final date for withdrawal from a module

Final date for withdrawal from the University (Semester 2)

Final timetable for main and supplementary examinations released

9

Mon, 19 – Fri, 23 Sep

Fri, 23 Sep

Lectures end

 

Sat, 24 Sep – Sun, 02 Oct

                                 STUDENT MID-TERM BREAK

Sat, 24 Sep

Heritage Day (Public Holiday)

Thurs, 29 Sep

Rosh Hashanah (condoned absence)

10

Mon, 03 – Sat, 08 Oct

Mon, 03 Oct

Lectures resume

Sat, 08 Oct

Yom Kippur

11

Mon, 10 – Fri, 14  Oct

 

 

12

Mon, 17 – Fri, 21 Oct

 

 

13

Mon, 24 – Fri, 28 Oct

Wed, 26 Oct

Diwali/Deepavali (condoned absence)

Thurs, 27 Oct

DP Refusals published and sent to Faculty Office

Fri, 28 Oct

Lectures end

Final date for submission of Faculty handbooks for 2012

Sat, 29 Oct – Wed, 02 Nov

Study period

 

Mon, 31 Oct – Sat 05 Nov

Mon, 31 Oct

Final date for submission of DP Appeals to Faculty Offices

Thurs, 03 Nov

Exams commence (incl. Saturdays)

Sun, 06 Nov

Eid-Al-Adhah

 

Mon, 07  – Sat, 12Nov

 

Exam week

 

Mon, 14  – Sat, 19 Nov

 

Sat, 19 Nov

Exam week

Exams end

 

Mon, 21– Fri, 25 Nov

Sun, 20 – Thurs, 24 Nov

Break between Exams

Fri, 25 Nov

2nd Semester Supplementary Exams commence

 

Mon, 28 Nov – Sat, 03 Dec

 

Thurs, 01 Dec

Last day for submission of theses/dissertations to the Faculty Offices for possible April 2012 Graduation

Sat, 03 Dec

Supplementary Exams end

Semester 2:

Teaching days:   Monday 13,  Tuesday 12,  Wednesday 13,  Thursday 13,  Friday 13:  64 days

Study leave:  5 days;     Examinations:  15 days;     Supp exams:  8 days



YEAR-END BREAK:

 

Sun, 04 – Fri, 09 Dec 

 

 

 

Mon, 12 – Fri, 16 Dec

Mon, 12 Dec

Supplementary marks to be captured on SMS by 17h00

Fri, 16 Dec

Day of Reconciliation (Public Holiday)

 

Mon, 19 – Fri, 23 Dec

 

Wed, 21 Dec

Release of 2nd semester results at 00:01 am

Fri, 23 Dec

University Offices close

Sun, 25 Dec

Christmas Day (Public Holiday)

Mon, 26 Dec

Day of Goodwill (Public Holiday)


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