UNSW3+ New Academic Calendar

A key component of the UNSW 2025 strategic plan is the introduction of a distinctive new model of education. Known as UNSW3+, the new academic calendar consists of three 10-week teaching terms and an optional five-week summer term.

2019 calendar

The new calendar timetable starts with O-week 11-15 February 2019.
Term 1 starts on 18 February 2019.
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The key benefits of the UNSW3+ Academic Calendar are:

The ability for UNSW to grow and deliver world-leading research and education.

Investment of $100m to transform courses and learning.

Flexibility to spread study load over the year and to study fewer courses per term, enabling deeper learning.

Alignment with the Northern Hemisphere university calendars, creating global experiences and new global partners.

Enabling work-integrated learning opportunities to better prepare students for the work environment.

A more vibrant campus life through greater utilisation of our world-class facilities.


To provide graduates with the attributes necessary for success in the 21st century.

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Flexibility & Internships

New calendar, new opportunities.

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Find out what's new with the UNSW3+ Academic Calendar.

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Answers to frequently asked questions.

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Term Dates

Term dates have been finalised for 2019 and 2020.

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