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||1 March 2021||11 June 2021||22 March 2021|
|Session 2||5 July 2021||15 October 2021||26 July 2021|
|Session 3||1 November 2021||18 February 2022||22 November 2021|
|Study Period||Start Date||End Date*||Census Date|
|Study Period 1||4 January 2021||19 February 2021||18 January 2021|
|Study Period 2||1 March 2021||16 April 2021||15 March 2021|
|Study Period 3||26 April 2021||11 June 2021||10 May 2021|
|Study Period 4||5 July 2021||20 August 2021||19 July 2021|
|Study Period 5||30 August 2021||15 October 2021||13 September 2021|
|Study Period 6||1 November 2021||17 December 2021||15 November 2021|
* 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, 2021
Research students commencing studies from 1 January 2020 to 30 June 2020.
Census date: 29 June 2021.
Research Semester 2, 2021
Research students commencing studies from 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2020.
Census date: 30 December 2021.
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.