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||2 March 2020||12 June 2020||23 March 2020|
|Session 2||6 July 2020||16 October 2020||27 July 2020|
|Session 3||2 November 2020||19 February 2021||23 November 2020|
|Study Period||Start Date||End Date*||Census Date|
|Study Period 1||6 January 2020||20 February 2020||20 January 2020|
|Study Period 2||2 March 2020||16 April 2020||16 March 2020|
|Study Period 3||27 April 2020||11 June 2020||11 May 2020|
|Study Period 4||6 July 2020||20 August 2020||20 July 2020|
|Study Period 5||31 August 2020||15 October 2020||14 September 2020|
|Study Period 6||2 November 2020||17 December 2020||16 November 2020|
* 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, 2020
Research students commencing studies from 1 January 2020 to 30 June 2020.
Census date: 31 March 2020.
Research Semester 2, 2020
Research students commencing studies from 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2020.
Census date: 31 August 2020.
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.