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2023 Key Dates

Our 2023 academic dates will help you to plan your study.

The academic dates for 2023 were changed by Lincoln University's Academic Board on 6 September 2022. These are the revised dates.

January 2023

 

Monday 9

January Summer School commences

Wednesday 11

University opens

Thursday 12

Deadline to enrol in, or change, January Summer School courses.

Deadline to apply for pre-requisite dispensations and partial waivers for January Summer School.

Friday 13

Last day to withdraw from January Summer School (with refund)

February 2023

 

Monday 6

Public Holiday - Waitangi Day observed

Thursday 9

January Summer School lectures end

Friday 10

Summer School examinations

Monday 13

Preparation Week starts for new students, starting Semester 1

Friday 17

Summer School results released

Monday 20

Semester 1 starts

Sunday 26

Deadline to apply for pre-requisite dispensations and partial waivers for Semester 1

Monday 27

Deadline to enrol in, or change, Semester 1 courses

March 2023

 

Friday 3

Field Trip day

Friday 10

Deadline to withdraw from Semester 1 courses (with refund)

Thursday 16

Field Trip day

Monday 27

Field Trip day

April 2023

 

3 April – 21 April

Mid-term break

Friday 7

Public Holiday – Good Friday

Monday 10

Public Holiday – Easter Monday

Tuesday 11

University holiday

Monday 24

Lectures resume following mid-term break

Tuesday 25

Public Holiday – Anzac Day

Wednesday 26

Field Trip day

May 2023

 

Tuesday 9

Field Trip day

Friday 12

Graduation ceremony

June 2023

 

Friday 2

Semester 1 lectures end

Monday 5

Public holiday – King's Birthday

Monday 12 - Friday 23

Semester 1 examinations

Friday 23

Semester 1 ends

July 2023

 

Wednesday 12

Semester 1 examination results released

Wednesday 12

Preparation Week starts for new students starting Semester 2

Friday 14

Public Holiday - Matariki

Monday 17

Semester 2 lectures start

Sunday 23

Deadline to apply for pre-requisite dispensations and partial waivers for Semester 2

Monday 24

Deadline to enrol in, or change, Semester 2 courses

Wednesday 26

Field Trip day

August 2023

 

Friday 4

Deadline to withdraw from Semester 2 courses (with refund)

Monday 7

Field Trip day

Tuesday 22

Field Trip day

28 August - Friday 8 September

Mid-term break

September 2023

 

Monday 11

Lectures resume following mid-term break

Friday 22

Field Trip day

October 2023

 

Friday 1

Enrolment opens for 2024

Thursday 5

Field Trip day

Friday 20

Semester 2 lectures end

Monday 30 - Friday 10 November

Semester 2 exams

Monday 23

Public holiday - Labour Day

November 2023

 

Friday 10

Semester 2 end date

Monday 13

November Summer Schools lectures start

Thursday 16

Deadline to enrol in or change November Summer School courses (5 weeks).

Deadline to apply for Pre-requisite Dispensations, Partial Waivers for November Summer School (5 week) courses.

Friday 17

Public Holiday – Canterbury Anniversary Day

Monday 20

Deadline to withdraw from November Summer School (5 week) courses, with refund.

Friday 24

Semester 2 exam results released

December 2023

 

Friday 1

Deadline to withdraw from full (November – February) Summer School courses, with refund

Friday 15

November Summer School (5 week) exams

Thursday 21

November Summer School (5 week) results released

 

University closes for summer break

January 2024

Dates to be confirmed

Monday 8

November 2022 Summer Schools resume

January Summer School lectures start

Wednesday 10

Deadline to enrol in, or change, January Summer School courses

Deadline to apply for Pre-requisite Dispensations, Partial Waivers for January Summer School courses

Friday 12

Deadline to withdraw from January Summer School courses, with refund