Further Information


Public Holidays in 2020

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

  • Australia Day: 27 January
  • Labour Day: 2 March
  • Good Friday: 10 April
  • East Monday: 13 April
  • ANZAC Day: 27 April
  • Western Australia Day: 1 June
  • Queens Birthday: 28 September

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 
  5. Study Tours

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.

 2020 BRIDGING COURSE DATES       

start day*last day
Intake 1
Module 1 
28 Jan (20 week program start)
3 Apr
Study break6 Apr
17 Apr
Module 2
20 Apr (10 week program start)
26 Jun
Intake 2
Module 1
13 Jul (20 week program start)
18 Sep
Study break
21 Sep
2 Oct
Module 2
5 Oct (10 week program start)
11 Dec
Intake 3Module 1
17 Aug (20 week program start)
23 Oct
Study break26 Oct6 Nov
Module 2 - Term 1
9 Nov (10 week program start)
11 Dec
Study break 14 Dec1 Jan
Module 2 - Term 24 Jan5 Feb
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2020 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:   6 Jan
7 Feb13 Mar17 Apr29 May
3 Jul14 Aug18 Sep
30 Oct
4 Dec
Term 2:   10 Feb
13 Mar17 Apr
29 May
3 Jul14 Aug18 Sep30 Oct
4 Dec
5 Feb
Term 3:   16 Mar
17 Apr29 May
3 Jul14 Aug18 Sep30 Oct
4 Dec
5 Feb
12 Mar
Term 4:   28 Apr*
29 May
3 Jul14 Aug18 Sep30 Oct
4 Dec5 Feb
12 Mar
16 Apr
Term 5:   2 Jun**
3 Jul14 Aug18 Sep30 Oct
4 Dec5 Feb12 Mar
16 Apr
28 May
Term 6:   13 Jul
14 Aug18 Sep30 Oct
4 Dec5 Feb12 Mar16 Apr
28 May
2 Jul
Term 7:   17 Aug
18 Sep30 Oct
4 Dec5 Feb12 Mar16 Apr28 May
2 Jul
13 Aug
Term 8:   29 Sep***
30 Oct
4 Dec5 Feb12 Mar16 Apr28 May
2 Jul
13 Aug
17 Sep
Term 9:   2 Nov
4 Dec5 Feb12 Mar16 Apr28 May
2 Jul13 Aug
17 Sep
29 Oct

20192020






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* Please note that term 4 will start on Tuesday 28 April, due to the ANZAC Day public holiday on Monday 27 April

** Please note that term 5 will start on Tuesday 2 June, due to the Western Australia Day public holiday on Monday 1 June

*** Please note that term 8 will start on Tuesday 29 September, due to the Queens Birthday public holiday on Monday 30 September

Non-Teaching Weeks

In 2020, 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:

  • 20 April to 24 April
  • 6 July to 10 July
  • 21 September to 25 September
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IELTS Examination Preparation

Intake 1
6 Jan - 7 Feb
Intake 2
10 Feb - 13 Mar
Intake 3
28 Apr* - 29 May
Intake 4
2 Jun** - 3 Jul
Intake 5
29 Sep*** - 30 Oct
Intake
2 Nov - 4 Dec


Study Tours

Fees and dates for Study Tours depend on the program requested. For further information, please see our Study Tours webpage.