The census date is the date on which a student’s enrolment is taken to be finalised. Each unit of study in a study period at Southern Cross University has a census date. The following census dates apply to any unit studied in the following study periods (excluding any units studied through the specific collaboration campus listed below).
Census dates vary depending on the unit/s in which you are enrolled. To determine the actual census date for each unit of study, students must check My Enrolment (Study Plans -> Current Enrolment).
You census date varies depending on the academic calendar you study in. Most students studying in Australia whether on-campus or by online study in our 3-session calendar. Other students study in our 6-study-period calendar.
|Session||Start Date||End Date*||Census Date|
|Session 1||4 March 2019||14 June 2019||25 March 2019|
|Session 2||8 July 2019||18 October 2019||29 July 2019|
|Session 3||4 November 2019||21 February 2020||25 November 2019|
|Study Period||Start Date||End Date*||Census Date|
|Study Period 1||7 January 2019||21 February 2019||21 January 2019|
|Study Period 2||4 March 2019||18 April 2019||18 March 2019|
|Study Period 3||29 April 2019||13 June 2019||13 May 2019|
|Study Period 4||8 July 2019||22 August 2019||22 July 2019|
|Study Period 5||2 September 2019||17 October 2019||16 September 2019|
|Study Period 6||4 November 2019||19 December 2019||18 November 2019|
* Study Period End Date includes any assessment or examination periods.
Research Census Dates
Listed below are the study periods and census dates for research awards.
Research Semester 1, 2019
Research students commencing studies from 1 January 2019 to 30 June 2019.
Census date: 31 March 2019.
Research Semester 2, 2019
Research students commencing studies from 1 July 2019 to 31 December 2019.
Census date: 31 August 2019.
Law Summer School
Law Summer School units census dates vary depending on the unit offered and its location. Students must check individual unit census dates via My Enrolment. For more information and the units offered please refer to the Law Summer School page.