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  • January 2018
  • 01 January
    • New Year's Day
  • 03 January
    • Academic year commences
    • Commencement of online registration for senior students
  • 08 January - 19 January
    • Summer School
  • 10 January
    • Registration assistance centre opens at Hillcrest Campus
    • Commencement of online registration for first year students
  • 26 January - 28 January
    • Special orientation for non-RSA students
  • 27 January
    • Welcome Day
  • 30 January - 02 February
    • Orientation programme for new first-year students
  • February 2018
  • 02 February
    • Division of large course groups: new first-year students
  • 03 February
    • INSYNC first-year concert
  • 05 February
    • Lectures commence for quarter 1 and semester 1
  • 08 February
    • Last day for assisted registration at the Hillcrest Campus
  • 10 February
    • Anniversary of the University's founding
  • 19 February
    • Closing date for amendments or cancellation of modules, without paying fees (Quarter 1, 2 and Semester 1)
  • March 2018
  • 19 March
    • Wednesday timetable is followed
  • 21 March
    • Human Rights Day
  • 26 March
    • Lectures end for quarter 1
  • 27 March
    • Lectures commence for quarter 2
  • 28 March
    • Friday timetable is followed
    • Lectures end for April recess
  • 29 March - 09 April
    • April recess
  • 30 March
    • Good Friday
  • April 2018
  • 02 April
    • Family Day
  • 10 April
    • Lectures resume after recess
    • Monday timetable is followed
  • 11 April
    • GIBS Graduation Ceremony
  • 12 April - 11 May
    • Autumn Graduation Ceremonies
  • 27 April
    • Freedom Day
  • 30 April
    • No lectures
  • May 2018
  • 01 May
    • Workers' Day
  • 21 May - 30 June
    • Cooling off period/Examination period: non-academic student activities
  • 29 May
    • Lectures end for quarter 2 and semester 1
    • Last day for discontinuation of modules
  • June 2018
  • 02 June - 23 June
    • Examinations of first-quarter, second-quarter and first-semester modules
  • 16 June
    • Youth Day
  • 25 June - 30 June
    • Supplementary examinations of first-quarter, second- quarter and first-semester modules
  • July 2018
  • 01 July - 15 July
    • July recess
  • 02 July - 13 July
    • Winter School
  • 16 July
    • Lectures commence for quarter 3 and semester 2
  • 30 July
    • Closing date for amendments or cancellation of modules, without paying fees (Quarter 3, 4 and Semester 2)
  • August 2018
  • 04 August
    • #Choose UP Day
  • 06 August
    • Thursday timetable is followed
  • 07 August
    • Friday timetable is followed
  • 09 August
    • National Women's Day
  • 10 August
    • No lectures
  • September 2018
  • 03 September - 07 September
    • Spring Graduation Ceremonies
  • 04 September
    • Lectures end for quarter 3
  • 05 September
    • Lectures commence for quarter 4
  • 24 September
    • Heritage Day
  • 26 September
    • Spring Day
  • 27 September
    • Monday timetable is followed
  • 28 September
    • Lectures end for October recess
  • 29 September - 07 October
    • October recess
  • October 2018
  • 08 October
    • Lectures resume after recess
  • 22 October - 05 December
    • Cooling off period/Examination period: non-academic student activities
  • November 2018
  • 01 November
    • Lectures end for quarter 4 and semester 2
    • Last day for discontinuation of modules
  • 06 November - 26 November
    • Examination of third-quarter, fourth-quarter, second-semester and year modules
  • 28 November - 05 December
    • Supplementary examinations of third-quarter, fourth- quarter second-semester and year modules
  • December 2018
  • 05 December
    • Academic year ends
  • 07 December
    • Graduation Ceremony for LLM in Human Rights
  • 16 December
    • Day of Reconciliation
  • 17 December
    • Public holiday in terms of legislation
  • 21 December
    • University closes at 10:00
  • January 2019
  • 03 January
    • Academic year commences