Further Information


Public Holidays in 2019

The University is closed for a two-week period over Christmas and New Year, and on the following public holidays:

  • Australia Day: 28 January
  • Labour Day: 4 March
  • Good Friday: 19 April
  • East Monday: 22 April
  • ANZAC Day: 25 April
  • Western Australia Day: 3 June
  • Queens Birthday: 30 September

Customised Courses

Fees and dates depend on the specific requirements of a group. For further information, please view our customised courses brochure online.

Teaching and holiday dates for UWA CELT courses.

  1. Bridging Course
  2. General English and English for Academic Purposes
  3. Non Teaching weeks (holidays)
  4. Examination Preparation 

Bridging Course (20 weeks or 10 weeks)

Each module of the Bridging Course commences on a Friday, to allow a full day's orientation prior to the start of the intensive study program.

 2019 BRIDGING COURSE DATES       

start day*last day
Intake 1
Module 1 
29 Jan (20 week program start)
5 Apr
Study break8 Apr
19 Apr
Module 2
23 Apr (10 week program start)
28 Jun
Intake 2
Module 1
15 Jul (20 week program start)
20 Sep
Study break
23 Sep
4 Oct
Module 2
7 Oct (10 week program start)
13 Dec
Intake 3Module 1
19 Aug (20 week program start)
25 Oct
Study break28 Oct8 Nov
Module 2 - Term 1
11 Nov (10 week program start)
13 Dec
Study break 16 Dec3 Jan
Module 2 - Term 26 Jan7 Feb
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*Please note that each module of the Bridging Course commences on a Friday to allow a full day's orientation prior to the start of the intensive study program.

Please note that the 20-week Bridging Course Intake 1 commences on Tuesday, 29 January, due to the Australia Day public holiday being observed on Monday, 28 January 2019.

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2019 General English and English for Academic Purposes


If you start on:you will finish your course on one of these dates:

5 weeks 10 weeks 15 weeks 20 weeks 25 weeks 30 weeks 35 weeks
40 weeks
45 weeks
Term 1:   7 Jan
8 Feb15 Mar18 Apr31 May
5 Jul16 Aug20 Sep
1 Nov
6 Dec
Term 2:   11 Feb
15 Mar18 Apr
31 May
5 Jul16 Aug20 Sep1 Nov
6 Dec
7 Feb
Term 3:   18 Mar
18 Apr**31 May
5 Jul16 Aug20 Sep1 Nov
6 Dec
7 Feb
13 Mar
Term 4:   29 Apr
31 May
5 Jul16 Aug20 Sep1 Nov
6 Dec7 Feb
13 Mar
17 Apr
Term 5:   4 Jun***
5 Jul16 Aug20 Sep1 Nov
6 Dec7 Feb13 Mar
17 Apr
29 May
Term 6:   15 Jul
16 Aug20 Sep1 Nov
6 Dec7 Feb13 Mar17 Apr
29 May
3 Jul
Term 7:   19 Aug
20 Sep1 Nov
6 Dec7 Feb13 Mar17 Apr29 May
3 Jul
14 Aug
Term 8:   1 Oct****
1 Nov
6 Dec7 Feb13 Mar17 Apr29 May
3 Jul
14 Aug
18 Sep
Term 9:   4 Nov
6 Dec7 Feb13 Mar17 Apr29 May
3 Jul14 Aug
18 Sep
30 Oct

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** Please note that term 3 will finish on Thursday 18 April, due to the Good Friday public holiday on Friday 19 April

*** Please note that term 5 will start on Tuesday 4 June, due to the Western Australia Day public holiday on Monday 3 June

**** Please note that term 8 will start on Tuesday 1 October, due to the Queens birthday public holiday on Monday 30 September

Non-Teaching Weeks

In 2019, there will be three non-teaching weeks for students enrolled in General English or English for Academic Purposes. These non-teaching weeks fall on the following dates:

  • 22 April to 26 April
  • 8 July to 12 July
  • 23 September to 27 September
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IELTS Examination Preparation

Intake 1
7 Jan - 8 Feb
Intake 2
11 Feb - 15 Mar
Intake 3
29 Apr - 31 May
Intake 4
3 Jun - 5 Jul
Intake 5
30 Sep - 1 Nov
Intake
4 Dec - 6 Dec


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