Further Information


Public Holidays in 2021

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

  • Australia Day: 26 January
  • Labour Day: 1 March
  • Good Friday: 2 April
  • East Monday: 5 April
  • ANZAC Day: 26 April
  • Western Australia Day: 7 June
  • Queens Birthday: 27 September

Teaching and holiday dates for UWA CELT courses.

  1. Bridging Course
  2. Language and Communication Essentials 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.

 2021 BRIDGING COURSE DATES       

start day*last day
Intake 1
Module 1 
25 Jan (20 week program start)
1 Apr
Study break5 Apr
16 Apr
Module 2
19 Apr (10 week program start)
25 Jun
Intake 2
Module 1
12 Jul (20 week program start)
17 Sep
Study break
20 Sep
1 Oct
Module 2
4 Oct (10 week program start)
10 Dec
Intake 3Module 1
16 Aug (20 week program start)
22 Oct
Study break25 Oct5 Nov
Module 2 - Term 1
8 Nov (10 week program start)
10 Dec
Study break 13 Dec3 Jan
Module 2 - Term 24 Jan4 Feb
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2021 Language and Communication Essentials 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:   4 Jan
5 Feb12 Mar16 Apr28 May
2 Jul13 Aug17 Sep
29 Oct
3 Dec
Term 2:   8 Feb
12 Mar16 Apr
28 May
2 Jul13 Aug17 Sep29 Oct
3 Dec
4 Feb
Term 3:   15 Mar
16 Apr28 May
2 Jul13 Aug17 Sep29 Oct
3 Dec
4 Feb
11 Mar
Term 4:   27 Apr*
28 May
2 Jul13 Aug17 Sep29 Oct
3 Dec4 Feb
11 Mar
14 Apr
Term 5:   31 May
2 Jul13 Aug17 Sep29 Oct
3 Dec4 Feb11 Mar
14 Apr
27 May
Term 6:   12 Jul
13 Aug17 Sep29 Oct
3 Dec4 Feb11 Mar14 Apr
27 May
1 Jul
Term 7:   16 Aug
17 Sep29 Oct
3 Dec4 Feb11 Mar14 Apr27 May
1 Jul
12 Aug
Term 8:   28 Sep**
29 Oct
3 Dec4 Feb11 Mar14 Apr27 May
1 Jul
12 Aug
16 Sep
Term 9:   1 Nov
3 Dec4 Feb11 Mar14 Apr27 May
1 Jul12 Aug
16 Sep
28 Oct

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* Please note that term 4 will start on Tuesday 27 April, due to the ANZAC Day public holiday on Monday 26 April

**Please note that term 8 will start on Tuesday 28 September, due to the Queens Birthday public holiday on Monday 27 September

Non-Teaching Weeks

In 2021, there will be three non-teaching weeks for students enrolled in Language and Communication Essentials or English for Academic Purposes. These non-teaching weeks fall on the following dates:

  • 19 April to 23 April
  • 5 July to 9 July
  • 20 September to 24 September
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IELTS Examination Preparation

Intake 1
4 Jan - 5 Feb
Intake 2
8 Feb - 12 Mar
Intake 3
27 Apr* - 28 May
Intake 4
31 May - 2 Jul
Intake 5
28 Sep** - 29 Oct
Intake
1 Nov - 3 Dec


Study Tours

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