UCT 2021 Academic Calendar

January 2020
1 Wednesday New Year’s Day
2 Thursday Library re-opens
3 Friday
4 Saturday
5 Sunday
6 Monday Summer School begins
7 Tuesday
8 Wednesday
9 Thursday
10 Friday
11 Saturday
12 Sunday
13 Monday Supp. & DE Exam day 1
14 Tuesday Supp. & DE Exam day 2
15 Wednesday Supp. & DE Exam day 3
16 Thursday Supp. & DE Exam day 4
17 Friday Supp. & DE Exam day 5
18 Saturday
19 Sunday
20 Monday
21 Tuesday
22 Wednesday
23 Thursday Early orientation
24 Friday Early orientation Summer school ends Supp. & DE results due on system
25 Saturday Local parents’ orientation
26 Sunday
27 Monday Early orientation
28 Tuesday Residences open

Res Parents’ Orientation Registration

29 Wednesday Registration & Orientation
30 Thursday Registration & Orientation
31 Friday Registration & Orientation

February 2020
1 Saturday
2 Sunday
3 Monday Registration
4 Tuesday Registration
5 Wednesday Registration
6 Thursday Registration (returners) Sax appeal day
7 Friday Registration (returners)

First Year Experience

8 Saturday
9 Sunday
10 Monday Teaching day 1 First semester starts (quarter 1)
11 Tuesday Teaching day 2
12 Wednesday Teaching day 3
13 Thursday Teaching day 4
14 Friday Teaching day 5
15 Saturday
16 Sunday
17 Monday Teaching day 6
18 Tuesday Teaching day 7
19 Wednesday Teaching day 8
20 Thursday Teaching day 9
21 Friday Teaching day 10
22 Saturday
23 Sunday
24 Monday Teaching day 11
25 Tuesday Teaching day 12
26 Wednesday Teaching day 13
27 Thursday Teaching day 14
28 Friday Teaching day 15
29 Saturday

March 2020
1 Sunday
2 Monday Teaching day 16
3 Tuesday Teaching day 17
4 Wednesday Teaching day 18
5 Thursday Teaching day 19
6 Friday Teaching day 20
7 Saturday
8 Sunday
9 Monday Teaching day 21
10 Tuesday Teaching day 22
11 Wednesday Teaching day 23
12 Thursday Teaching day 24
13 Friday Teaching day 25 Announcement about 100+ gatherings
14 Saturday
15 Sunday
16 Monday Vacation begins early HEIs may no longer offer contact lectures
17 Tuesday Vacation begins early
18 Wednesday Vacation begins early
19 Thursday Vacation begins early
20 Friday Vacation begins early
21 Saturday Human Rights Day
22 Sunday
23 Monday Vacation
24 Tuesday Vacation
25 Wednesday Vacation
26 Thursday Vacation
27 Friday Vacation
28 Saturday
29 Sunday
30 Monday Vacation – Lockdown
31 Tuesday Vacation – Lockdown

April 2020
1 Wednesday Vacation – Lockdown
2 Thursday Vacation – Lockdown
3 Friday Vacation – Lockdown
4 Saturday
5 Sunday
6 Monday Vacation – Lockdown
7 Tuesday Vacation – Lockdown
8 Wednesday Vacation – Lockdown
9 Thursday Vacation – Lockdown
10 Friday Good Friday
11 Saturday
12 Sunday Easter Sunday
13 Monday Family Day
14 Tuesday Vacation – Lockdown
15 Wednesday Vacation – Lockdown
16 Thursday Vacation – Lockdown
17 Friday Vacation – Lockdown
18 Saturday
19 Sunday
20 Monday ERT orientation
21 Tuesday ERT orientation
22 Wednesday ERT orientation
23 Thursday ERT orientation
24 Friday ERT orientation
25 Saturday
26 Sunday
27 Monday Freedom Day
28 Tuesday Teaching day 26 (ERT) Quarter 2 begins
29 Wednesday Teaching day 27 (ERT)
30 Thursday Teaching day 28 (ERT)

May 2020
1 Friday Workers Day
2 Saturday
3 Sunday
4 Monday Teaching day 29 (ERT)
5 Tuesday Teaching day 30 (ERT)
6 Wednesday Teaching day 31 (ERT)
7 Thursday Teaching day 32 (ERT)
8 Friday Teaching day 33 (ERT)
9 Saturday
10 Sunday
11 Monday Teaching day 34 (ERT)
12 Tuesday Teaching day 35 (ERT)
13 Wednesday Teaching day 36 (ERT)
14 Thursday Teaching day 37 (ERT)
15 Friday Teaching day 38 (ERT)
16 Saturday
17 Sunday
18 Monday Teaching day 39 (ERT)
19 Tuesday Teaching day 40 (ERT)
20 Wednesday Teaching day 41 (ERT)
21 Thursday Teaching day 42 (ERT)
22 Friday Teaching day 43 (ERT)
23 Saturday
24 Sunday Eid al Fitr
25 Monday Teaching day 44 (ERT)
26 Tuesday Teaching day 45 (ERT)
27 Wednesday Teaching day 46 (ERT)
28 Thursday Teaching day 47 (ERT) Shavuot
29 Friday Teaching day 48 (ERT)
30 Saturday Shavuot
31 Sunday Shavuot

June 2020
1 Monday Teaching day 49 (ERT)
2 Tuesday Teaching day 50 (ERT)
3 Wednesday Teaching day 51 (ERT)
4 Thursday Teaching day 52 (ERT)
5 Friday Teaching day 53 (ERT)
6 Saturday
7 Sunday
8 Monday Teaching day 54 (ERT)
9 Tuesday Teaching day 55 (ERT)
10 Wednesday Teaching day 56 (ERT)
11 Thursday Teaching day 57 (ERT)
12 Friday Teaching day 58 (ERT)
13 Saturday
14 Sunday
15 Monday Teaching day 59 (ERT)
16 Tuesday Youth Day
17 Wednesday Teaching day 60 (ERT)
18 Thursday Teaching day 61 (ERT)
19 Friday Teaching day 62 (ERT)
20 Saturday
21 Sunday
22 Monday Teaching day 63 (ERT)
23 Tuesday Teaching day 64 (ERT)
24 Wednesday Teaching day 65 (ERT)
25 Thursday Teaching day 66 (ERT)
26 Friday Teaching day 67 (ERT) Lectures end
27 Saturday
28 Sunday
29 Monday Capstone or ERT assessment
30 Tuesday Capstone or ERT assessment

July 2020
1 Wednesday Capstone or ERT assessment
2 Thursday Capstone or ERT assessment
3 Friday Capstone or ERT assessment
4 Saturday
5 Sunday
6 Monday Capstone or ERT assessment
7 Tuesday Capstone or ERT assessment
8 Wednesday Capstone or ERT assessment
9 Thursday Capstone or ERT assessment
10 Friday Capstone or ERT assessment
11 Saturday Vacation starts
12 Sunday
13 Monday Vacation No Winter Term
14 Tuesday Vacation
15 Wednesday Vacation
16 Thursday Vacation
17 Friday Vacation
18 Saturday
19 Sunday
20 Monday Vacation
21 Tuesday Vacation
22 Wednesday Vacation
23 Thursday Vacation
24 Friday Vacation

Marks on system

Courses needing a prac component will not be posted yet
25 Saturday
26 Sunday
27 Monday Vacation
28 Tuesday Vacation
29 Wednesday Vacation
30 Thursday Vacation
31 Friday Vacation

August 2020
1 Saturday
2 Sunday Vacation ends
3 Monday Teaching day 1 (ERT) Second semester starts (Q 3) ERT mode
Early return by invitation only
4 Tuesday Teaching day 2 (ERT)
5 Wednesday Teaching day 3 (ERT)
6 Thursday Teaching day 4 (ERT)
7 Friday Teaching day 5 (ERT)
8 Saturday
9 Sunday Women’s Day
10 Monday Public Holiday
11 Tuesday Teaching day 6 (ERT)
12 Wednesday Teaching day 7 (ERT)
13 Thursday Teaching day 8 (ERT)
14 Friday Teaching day 9 (ERT)
15 Saturday
16 Sunday
17 Monday Teaching day 10 (ERT)
18 Tuesday Teaching day 11 (ERT)
19 Wednesday Teaching day 12 (ERT)
20 Thursday Teaching day 13 (ERT)
21 Friday Teaching day 14 (ERT)
22 Saturday
23 Sunday
24 Monday Teaching day 15 (ERT)
25 Tuesday Teaching day 16 (ERT)
26 Wednesday Teaching day 17 (ERT)
27 Thursday Teaching day 18 (ERT)
28 Friday Teaching day 19 (ERT)
29 Saturday
30 Sunday
31 Monday Teaching day 20 (ERT)

September 2020
1 Tuesday Teaching day 21 (ERT) Early return by invitation
Return of students in PACA practical courses (by invitation)
2 Wednesday Teaching day 22 (ERT)
3 Thursday Teaching day 23 (ERT)
4 Friday Teaching day 24 (ERT)
5 Saturday
6 Sunday
7 Monday Teaching day 25 (ERT)
8 Tuesday Teaching day 26 (ERT)
9 Wednesday Teaching day 27 (ERT)
10 Thursday Teaching day 28 (ERT)
11 Friday Teaching day 29 (ERT)
12 Saturday
13 Sunday
14 Monday Teaching day 30 (ERT)
15 Tuesday Teaching day 31 (ERT)
16 Wednesday Teaching day 32 (ERT)
17 Thursday Teaching day 33 (ERT)
18 Friday Teaching day 34 (ERT)
19 Saturday
20 Sunday
21 Monday Vacation Students may use this time to catch up if they have fallen behind
22 Tuesday Vacation
23 Wednesday Vacation
24 Thursday Heritage Day
25 Friday Vacation
26 Saturday
27 Sunday Vacation Yom Kippur
28 Monday Vacation
29 Tuesday Vacation
30 Wednesday Vacation

October 2020
1 Thursday Vacation
2 Friday Vacation
3 Saturday
4 Sunday Vacation ends
5 Monday Q4 continue in ERT mode
Teaching day 35
‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work For identified students
6 Tuesday Teaching day 36 ‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
7 Wednesday Teaching day 37 ‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
8 Thursday Teaching day 38 ‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
9 Friday Teaching day 39 ‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
10 Saturday
11 Sunday
12 Monday Teaching day 40 ‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
13 Tuesday Teaching day 41 ‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
14 Wednesday Teaching day 42 ‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
15 Thursday Teaching day 43 ‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
16 Friday Teaching day 44 ‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
17 Saturday
18 Sunday
19 Monday Teaching day 45 ‘Prac block’ for S2
20 Tuesday Teaching day 46 ‘Prac block’ for S2
21 Wednesday Teaching day 47 ‘Prac block’ for S2
22 Thursday Teaching day 48 ‘Prac block’ for S2
23 Friday Teaching day 49 ‘Prac block’ for S2
24 Saturday
25 Sunday
26 Monday Teaching day 50 ‘Prac block’ for S2
27 Tuesday Teaching day 51 ‘Prac block’ for S2
28 Wednesday Teaching day 52 ‘Prac block’ for S2
29 Thursday Teaching day 53 ‘Prac block’ for S2
30 Friday Teaching day 54 ‘Prac block’ for S2
31 Saturday

November 2020
1 Sunday
2 Monday Teaching day 55 ‘Prac block’ for S2
3 Tuesday Teaching day 56 ‘Prac block’ for S2
4 Wednesday Teaching day 57 ‘Prac block’ for S2
5 Thursday Teaching day 58 ‘Prac block’ for S2
6 Friday Teaching day 59 ‘Prac block’ for S2
7 Saturday
8 Sunday
9 Monday Teaching day 60 ‘Prac block’ for S2
10 Tuesday Teaching day 61 ‘Prac block’ for S2
11 Wednesday Teaching day 62 ‘Prac block’ for S2
12 Thursday Teaching day 63 ‘Prac block’ for S2
13 Friday Teaching day 64 ‘Prac block’ for S2
Lectures end
14 Saturday Diwali
15 Sunday
16 Monday Teaching day 65 PACA: pracs and studio work continues
17 Tuesday Teaching day 66 PACA: pracs and studio work continues
18 Wednesday Teaching day 67 PACA: pracs and studio work continues
19 Thursday Consolidation PACA: pracs and studio work continues
20 Friday Consolidation PACA: pracs and studio work continues
21 Saturday
22 Sunday
23 Monday S2 Exam day 1
24 Tuesday S2 Exam day 2
25 Wednesday S2 Exam day 3
26 Thursday S2 Exam day 4
27 Friday S2 Exam day 5
28 Saturday
29 Sunday
30 Monday S2 Exam day 6

December 2020
1 Tuesday S2 Exam day 7
2 Wednesday S2 Exam day 8
3 Thursday S2 Exam day 9
4 Friday S2 Exam day 10
5 Saturday
6 Sunday
7 Monday S2 Exam day 11
8 Tuesday S2 Exam day 12
9 Wednesday S2 Exam day 13
10 Thursday S1 Exam day 1 Only for F courses where the course could not be completed in the first semester (typically PACA and certain engineering disciplines)
11 Friday S1 Exam day 2
12 Saturday
13 Sunday
14 Monday S1 Exam day 3 Graduation (October SLQ)
15 Tuesday S1 Exam day 4 Graduation (October SLQ)
16 Wednesday Day of Reconciliation
17 Thursday S1 Exam day 5
18 Friday S1 Exam day 6
19 Saturday
20 Sunday
21 Monday S1 Exam day 7
22 Tuesday S1 Exam day 8
23 Wednesday 2020 Marks on system

HoDs may release provisional results on Vula

This included marls for F courses that were OS in July
24 Thursday University closes at 13h00
25 Friday Christmas Day
26 Saturday Day of Goodwill
27 Sunday
28 Monday
29 Tuesday
30 Wednesday
31 Thursday

January 2021
Academic activities Notes
1 Friday New Year’s day University & public holiday
2 Saturday
3 Sunday
4 Monday
5 Tuesday
6 Wednesday
7 Thursday
8 Friday
9 Saturday
10 Sunday
11 Monday
12 Tuesday
13 Wednesday
14 Thursday
15 Friday Release of the 2020 Course Results Schedule
16 Saturday
17 Sunday
18 Monday 2020 FEC prelim
19 Tuesday 2020 FEC prelim
20 Wednesday 2020 FEC prelim
21 Thursday 2020 FEC prelim
22 Friday 2020 FEC Final (results of 23 December) No RENN or RAC cycle
23 Saturday
24 Sunday
25 Monday Progression codes on system
Supp & deferred exams day 1
26 Tuesday Supp & deferred exams day 2
27 Wednesday Supp & deferred exams day 3
28 Thursday Supp & deferred exams day 4
29 Friday Supp & deferred exams day 5 Release of NSC results?
30 Saturday
31 Sunday

February 2021
Academic activities Notes
1 Monday Supp & deferred exams day 6

Summer Term Exam day

FEN students arrive
Residences open for FEN
2 Tuesday Reserve Supp & deferred exam day 7 Orientation NBT on campus
3 Wednesday Reserve Supp & deferred exam day 8 Orientation NBT on campus
4 Thursday Reserve Supp & deferred exam day 9 Orientation NBT on campus
5 Friday Reserve Supp & deferred exam day 10 Orientation
6 Saturday
7 Sunday
8 Monday Results on system for ST, Supp and DE FEN Pre-semester work week 1
9 Tuesday
10 Wednesday FEC
END 2020 academic year
11 Thursday
12 Friday
13 Saturday
14 Sunday
15 Monday FEN Pre-semester work week 2
16 Tuesday
17 Wednesday
18 Thursday
19 Friday
20 Saturday
21 Sunday
22 Monday FEN Pre-semester work week 3
23 Tuesday
24 Wednesday
25 Thursday
26 Friday
27 Saturday
28 Sunday Submission deadline (If 1 March start)

Note (Approved in June SEC)

End 2020 FEC meetings:
11 – 15 January 2021
Qualifiers for Autumn 2021 grad on system by 18 January 2021

6 exam days for SUPPs & DEs:
25 – 1 February 2021

Summer Term of 4 weeks:
4 – 29 January 2021
ST exams 1 February 2021

Results for SUPP, DE and Summer Term on system by 8 Feb 2021
Feb 2021 qualifiers are not for Autumn 2021 grad. A decision on when the 10 Feb qualifiers will graduate is still awaited.

Monday 1 March 2021:
Teaching day 1 of 2021 academic year

Q43 in ERT mode
64 days teaching in second semester with four additional vacation days Second semester exams end on 9 December, followed by 8 days of first semester exams (PACA and engineering disciplines as requested)

January 2020
1WednesdayNew Year’s Day 
2Thursday Library re-opens
3Friday  
4Saturday  
5Sunday  
6MondaySummer School begins 
7Tuesday  
8Wednesday  
9Thursday  
10Friday  
11Saturday  
12Sunday  
13MondaySupp. & DE Exam day 1 
14TuesdaySupp. & DE Exam day 2 
15WednesdaySupp. & DE Exam day 3 
16ThursdaySupp. & DE Exam day 4 
17FridaySupp. & DE Exam day 5 
18Saturday  
19Sunday  
20Monday  
21Tuesday  
22Wednesday  
23ThursdayEarly orientation 
24FridayEarly orientation Summer school endsSupp. & DE results due on system
25SaturdayLocal parents’ orientation 
26Sunday  
27MondayEarly orientation 
28TuesdayResidences open   Res Parents’ Orientation Registration 
29WednesdayRegistration & Orientation 
30ThursdayRegistration & Orientation 
31FridayRegistration & Orientation 
February 2020
1Saturday  
2Sunday  
3MondayRegistration 
4TuesdayRegistration 
5WednesdayRegistration 
6ThursdayRegistration (returners) Sax appeal day 
7FridayRegistration (returners)   First Year Experience 
8Saturday  
9Sunday  
10MondayTeaching day 1First semester starts (quarter 1)
11TuesdayTeaching day 2 
12WednesdayTeaching day 3 
13ThursdayTeaching day 4 
14FridayTeaching day 5 
15Saturday  
16Sunday  
17MondayTeaching day 6 
18TuesdayTeaching day 7 
19WednesdayTeaching day 8 
20ThursdayTeaching day 9 
21FridayTeaching day 10 
22Saturday  
23Sunday  
24MondayTeaching day 11 
25TuesdayTeaching day 12 
26WednesdayTeaching day 13 
27ThursdayTeaching day 14 
28FridayTeaching day 15 
29Saturday  
March 2020
1Sunday  
2MondayTeaching day 16 
3TuesdayTeaching day 17 
4WednesdayTeaching day 18 
5ThursdayTeaching day 19 
6FridayTeaching day 20 
7Saturday  
8Sunday  
9MondayTeaching day 21 
10TuesdayTeaching day 22 
11WednesdayTeaching day 23 
12ThursdayTeaching day 24 
13FridayTeaching day 25Announcement about 100+ gatherings
14Saturday  
15Sunday  
16MondayVacation begins earlyHEIs may no longer offer contact lectures
17TuesdayVacation begins early 
18WednesdayVacation begins early 
19ThursdayVacation begins early 
20FridayVacation begins early 
21SaturdayHuman Rights Day 
22Sunday  
23MondayVacation 
24TuesdayVacation 
25WednesdayVacation 
26ThursdayVacation 
27FridayVacation 
28Saturday  
29Sunday  
30MondayVacation – Lockdown 
31TuesdayVacation – Lockdown 
April 2020
1WednesdayVacation – Lockdown 
2ThursdayVacation – Lockdown 
3FridayVacation – Lockdown 
4Saturday  
5Sunday  
6MondayVacation – Lockdown 
7TuesdayVacation – Lockdown 
8WednesdayVacation – Lockdown 
9ThursdayVacation – Lockdown 
10FridayGood Friday 
11Saturday  
12SundayEaster Sunday 
13MondayFamily Day 
14TuesdayVacation – Lockdown 
15WednesdayVacation – Lockdown 
16ThursdayVacation – Lockdown 
17FridayVacation – Lockdown 
18Saturday  
19Sunday  
20MondayERT orientation 
21TuesdayERT orientation 
22WednesdayERT orientation 
23ThursdayERT orientation 
24FridayERT orientation 
25Saturday  
26Sunday  
27MondayFreedom Day 
28TuesdayTeaching day 26 (ERT)Quarter 2 begins
29WednesdayTeaching day 27 (ERT) 
30ThursdayTeaching day 28 (ERT) 
May 2020
1FridayWorkers Day 
2Saturday  
3Sunday  
4MondayTeaching day 29 (ERT) 
5TuesdayTeaching day 30 (ERT) 
6WednesdayTeaching day 31 (ERT) 
7ThursdayTeaching day 32 (ERT) 
8FridayTeaching day 33 (ERT) 
9Saturday  
10Sunday  
11MondayTeaching day 34 (ERT) 
12TuesdayTeaching day 35 (ERT) 
13WednesdayTeaching day 36 (ERT) 
14ThursdayTeaching day 37 (ERT) 
15FridayTeaching day 38 (ERT) 
16Saturday  
17Sunday  
18MondayTeaching day 39 (ERT) 
19TuesdayTeaching day 40 (ERT) 
20WednesdayTeaching day 41 (ERT) 
21ThursdayTeaching day 42 (ERT) 
22FridayTeaching day 43 (ERT) 
23Saturday  
24Sunday Eid al Fitr
25MondayTeaching day 44 (ERT) 
26TuesdayTeaching day 45 (ERT) 
27WednesdayTeaching day 46 (ERT) 
28ThursdayTeaching day 47 (ERT)Shavuot
29FridayTeaching day 48 (ERT) 
30Saturday Shavuot
31Sunday Shavuot
June 2020
1MondayTeaching day 49 (ERT) 
2TuesdayTeaching day 50 (ERT) 
3WednesdayTeaching day 51 (ERT) 
4ThursdayTeaching day 52 (ERT) 
5FridayTeaching day 53 (ERT) 
6Saturday  
7Sunday  
8MondayTeaching day 54 (ERT) 
9TuesdayTeaching day 55 (ERT) 
10WednesdayTeaching day 56 (ERT) 
11ThursdayTeaching day 57 (ERT) 
12FridayTeaching day 58 (ERT) 
13Saturday  
14Sunday  
15MondayTeaching day 59 (ERT) 
16TuesdayYouth Day 
17WednesdayTeaching day 60 (ERT) 
18ThursdayTeaching day 61 (ERT) 
19FridayTeaching day 62 (ERT) 
20Saturday  
21Sunday  
22MondayTeaching day 63 (ERT) 
23TuesdayTeaching day 64 (ERT) 
24WednesdayTeaching day 65 (ERT) 
25ThursdayTeaching day 66 (ERT) 
26FridayTeaching day 67 (ERT)Lectures end
27Saturday  
28Sunday  
29MondayCapstone or ERT assessment 
30TuesdayCapstone or ERT assessment 
July 2020
1WednesdayCapstone or ERT assessment 
2ThursdayCapstone or ERT assessment 
3FridayCapstone or ERT assessment 
4Saturday  
5Sunday  
6MondayCapstone or ERT assessment 
7TuesdayCapstone or ERT assessment 
8WednesdayCapstone or ERT assessment 
9ThursdayCapstone or ERT assessment 
10FridayCapstone or ERT assessment 
11SaturdayVacation starts 
12Sunday  
13MondayVacationNo Winter Term
14TuesdayVacation 
15WednesdayVacation 
16ThursdayVacation 
17FridayVacation 
18Saturday  
19Sunday  
20MondayVacation 
21TuesdayVacation 
22WednesdayVacation 
23ThursdayVacation 
24FridayVacation   Marks on systemCourses needing a prac component will not be posted yet
25Saturday  
26Sunday  
27MondayVacation 
28TuesdayVacation 
29WednesdayVacation 
30ThursdayVacation 
31FridayVacation 
August 2020
1Saturday  
2SundayVacation ends 
3MondayTeaching day 1 (ERT)Second semester starts (Q 3) ERT mode
Early return by invitation only
4TuesdayTeaching day 2 (ERT) 
5WednesdayTeaching day 3 (ERT) 
6ThursdayTeaching day 4 (ERT) 
7FridayTeaching day 5 (ERT) 
8Saturday  
9SundayWomen’s Day 
10MondayPublic Holiday 
11TuesdayTeaching day 6 (ERT) 
12WednesdayTeaching day 7 (ERT) 
13ThursdayTeaching day 8 (ERT) 
14FridayTeaching day 9 (ERT) 
15Saturday  
16Sunday  
17MondayTeaching day 10 (ERT) 
18TuesdayTeaching day 11 (ERT) 
19WednesdayTeaching day 12 (ERT) 
20ThursdayTeaching day 13 (ERT) 
21FridayTeaching day 14 (ERT) 
22Saturday  
23Sunday  
24MondayTeaching day 15 (ERT) 
25TuesdayTeaching day 16 (ERT) 
26WednesdayTeaching day 17 (ERT) 
27ThursdayTeaching day 18 (ERT) 
28FridayTeaching day 19 (ERT) 
29Saturday  
30Sunday  
31MondayTeaching day 20 (ERT) 
September 2020
1TuesdayTeaching day 21 (ERT)Early return by invitation
Return of students in PACA practical courses (by invitation)
2WednesdayTeaching day 22 (ERT) 
3ThursdayTeaching day 23 (ERT) 
4FridayTeaching day 24 (ERT) 
5Saturday  
6Sunday  
7MondayTeaching day 25 (ERT) 
8TuesdayTeaching day 26 (ERT) 
9WednesdayTeaching day 27 (ERT) 
10ThursdayTeaching day 28 (ERT) 
11FridayTeaching day 29 (ERT) 
12Saturday  
13Sunday  
14MondayTeaching day 30 (ERT) 
15TuesdayTeaching day 31 (ERT) 
16WednesdayTeaching day 32 (ERT) 
17ThursdayTeaching day 33 (ERT) 
18FridayTeaching day 34 (ERT) 
19Saturday  
20Sunday  
21MondayVacationStudents may use this time to catch up if they have fallen behind
22TuesdayVacation 
23WednesdayVacation 
24ThursdayHeritage Day 
25FridayVacation 
26Saturday  
27SundayVacationYom Kippur
28MondayVacation 
29TuesdayVacation 
30WednesdayVacation 
October 2020
1ThursdayVacation 
2FridayVacation 
3Saturday  
4SundayVacation ends 
5MondayQ4 continue in ERT mode
Teaching day 35
‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work For identified students
6TuesdayTeaching day 36‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
7WednesdayTeaching day 37‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
8ThursdayTeaching day 38‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
9FridayTeaching day 39‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
10Saturday  
11Sunday  
12MondayTeaching day 40‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
13TuesdayTeaching day 41‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
14WednesdayTeaching day 42‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
15ThursdayTeaching day 43‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
16FridayTeaching day 44‘Prac block’ for S1 Q2 work
17Saturday  
18Sunday  
19MondayTeaching day 45‘Prac block’ for S2
20TuesdayTeaching day 46‘Prac block’ for S2
21WednesdayTeaching day 47‘Prac block’ for S2
22ThursdayTeaching day 48‘Prac block’ for S2
23FridayTeaching day 49‘Prac block’ for S2
24Saturday  
25Sunday  
26MondayTeaching day 50‘Prac block’ for S2
27TuesdayTeaching day 51‘Prac block’ for S2
28WednesdayTeaching day 52‘Prac block’ for S2
29ThursdayTeaching day 53‘Prac block’ for S2
30FridayTeaching day 54‘Prac block’ for S2
31Saturday  
November 2020
1Sunday  
2MondayTeaching day 55‘Prac block’ for S2
3TuesdayTeaching day 56‘Prac block’ for S2
4WednesdayTeaching day 57‘Prac block’ for S2
5ThursdayTeaching day 58‘Prac block’ for S2
6FridayTeaching day 59‘Prac block’ for S2
7Saturday  
8Sunday  
9MondayTeaching day 60‘Prac block’ for S2
10TuesdayTeaching day 61‘Prac block’ for S2
11WednesdayTeaching day 62‘Prac block’ for S2
12ThursdayTeaching day 63‘Prac block’ for S2
13FridayTeaching day 64‘Prac block’ for S2
Lectures end
14Saturday Diwali
15Sunday  
16MondayTeaching day 65PACA: pracs and studio work continues
17TuesdayTeaching day 66PACA: pracs and studio work continues
18WednesdayTeaching day 67PACA: pracs and studio work continues
19ThursdayConsolidationPACA: pracs and studio work continues
20FridayConsolidationPACA: pracs and studio work continues
21Saturday  
22Sunday  
23MondayS2 Exam day 1 
24TuesdayS2 Exam day 2 
25WednesdayS2 Exam day 3 
26ThursdayS2 Exam day 4 
27FridayS2 Exam day 5 
28Saturday  
29Sunday  
30MondayS2 Exam day 6 
December 2020
1TuesdayS2 Exam day 7 
2WednesdayS2 Exam day 8 
3ThursdayS2 Exam day 9 
4FridayS2 Exam day 10 
5Saturday  
6Sunday  
7MondayS2 Exam day 11 
8TuesdayS2 Exam day 12 
9WednesdayS2 Exam day 13 
10ThursdayS1 Exam day 1Only for F courses where the course could not be completed in the first semester (typically PACA and certain engineering disciplines)
11FridayS1 Exam day 2 
12Saturday  
13Sunday  
14MondayS1 Exam day 3Graduation (October SLQ)
15TuesdayS1 Exam day 4Graduation (October SLQ)
16WednesdayDay of Reconciliation 
17ThursdayS1 Exam day 5 
18FridayS1 Exam day 6 
19Saturday  
20Sunday  
21MondayS1 Exam day 7 
22TuesdayS1 Exam day 8 
23Wednesday2020 Marks on system   HoDs may release provisional results on VulaThis included marls for F courses that were OS in July
24ThursdayUniversity closes at 13h00 
25FridayChristmas Day 
26SaturdayDay of Goodwill 
27Sunday  
28Monday  
29Tuesday  
30Wednesday  
31Thursday  
January 2021
  Academic activitiesNotes
1FridayNew Year’s dayUniversity & public holiday
2Saturday  
3Sunday  
4Monday  
5Tuesday  
6Wednesday  
7Thursday  
8Friday  
9Saturday  
10Sunday  
11Monday  
12Tuesday  
13Wednesday  
14Thursday  
15FridayRelease of the 2020 Course Results Schedule 
16Saturday  
17Sunday  
18Monday2020 FEC prelim 
19Tuesday2020 FEC prelim 
20Wednesday2020 FEC prelim 
21Thursday2020 FEC prelim 
22Friday2020 FEC Final(results of 23 December) No RENN or RAC cycle
23Saturday  
24Sunday  
25MondayProgression codes on system
Supp & deferred exams day 1
 
26TuesdaySupp & deferred exams day 2 
27WednesdaySupp & deferred exams day 3 
28ThursdaySupp & deferred exams day 4 
29FridaySupp & deferred exams day 5Release of NSC results?
30Saturday  
31Sunday  
February 2021
  Academic activitiesNotes
1MondaySupp & deferred exams day 6   Summer Term Exam dayFEN students arrive
Residences open for FEN
2TuesdayReserve Supp & deferred exam day 7Orientation NBT on campus
3WednesdayReserve Supp & deferred exam day 8Orientation NBT on campus
4ThursdayReserve Supp & deferred exam day 9Orientation NBT on campus
5FridayReserve Supp & deferred exam day 10Orientation
6Saturday  
7Sunday  
8MondayResults on system for ST, Supp and DEFEN Pre-semester work week 1
9Tuesday  
10WednesdayFEC
END 2020 academic year
 
11Thursday  
12Friday  
13Saturday  
14Sunday  
15Monday FEN Pre-semester work week 2
16Tuesday  
17Wednesday  
18Thursday  
19Friday  
20Saturday  
21Sunday  
22Monday FEN Pre-semester work week 3
23Tuesday  
24Wednesday  
25Thursday  
26Friday  
27Saturday  
28Sunday Submission deadline (If 1 March start)

Note (Approved in June SEC)

End 2020 FEC meetings:
11 – 15 January 2021
Qualifiers for Autumn 2021 grad on system by 18 January 2021

6 exam days for SUPPs & DEs:
25 – 1 February 2021

Summer Term of 4 weeks:
4 – 29 January 2021
ST exams 1 February 2021

Results for SUPP, DE and Summer Term on system by 8 Feb 2021
Feb 2021 qualifiers are not for Autumn 2021 grad. A decision on when the 10 Feb qualifiers will graduate is still awaited.

Monday 1 March 2021:
Teaching day 1 of 2021 academic year

Q43 in ERT mode
64 days teaching in second semester with four additional vacation days Second semester exams end on 9 December, followed by 8 days of first semester exams (PACA and engineering disciplines as requested)