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Key application dates

Session teaching dates

Southern Cross University has a teaching calendar of three equal sessions. Depending on the course of study, the sessions enable some students to spread their study load, or to accelerate and complete their degree in less time than the usual duration.

Detailed information about study breaks, exam periods and grade publications dates for sessions is available at Southern Cross University's teaching calendar.

2017 Key Dates
Session 3 orientation1 - 3 November 2017
Session 3 teaching dates6 November 2017 - 31 January 2018
2018 Key Dates
Session 1 orientation26 February - 2 March 2018
Session 1 teaching dates5 March - 1 June 2018
Session 2 orientation25 - 29 June 2018
Session 2 teaching dates2 July - 28 September 2018
Session 3 orientation22 - 26 October 2018
Session 3 teaching dates29 October 2018 - 15 February 2019

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Online application dates

Online applications direct to Southern Cross University for study in Session 1, 2018 are open.

Search for your course then use the Apply Online button on the course information page.

Online application closing dates
Session 1, 2017Applications are now closed
Session 2, 2017Applications are now closed
Session 3, 2017Friday 3 November 2017 at 11:59PM
Session 1, 2018Friday 2 March 2018
Session 2, 2018Friday 29 June 2018
Session 3, 2018Friday 26 October 2018

UAC application dates

Dates below are set by UAC and are subject to change. Confirm application close dates via UAC's undergraduate page.

UAC Session 1, 2018 application dates
UAC opens for 2018 applicationsWednesday 2 August 2017
On-time applications close for main December offer roundFriday 29 September 2017
UAC Applications close for Sesssion 1, 2018Monday 5 February 2018
  • Additional information about UAC applications
  • Above dates are set by UAC and are subject to change. Confirm application close dates via UAC's undergraduate page.

    Applications are still open after the on-time application close date, however an additional processing fee may be charged by UAC. Check UAC's undergraduate page for fee information.

    Application close dates may differ between courses, use UAC's course search (choose Southern Cross University under Choose your institution) to find the final closing date.

    For most online education (or distance education), you must apply directly with SCU. Search for your course and check the course is offered by online education (or distance education). Then use the Apply Online button on the SCU course information page.

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QTAC application dates

Dates below are set by QTAC and are subject to change. Confirm application close dates on QTAC's key dates page.

QTAC Session 1, 2018 application dates
QTAC opens for 2018 applicationsThursday 3 August 2017
On-time applications close for main December offer roundFriday 29 September 2017
Main round for Year 12 Offers21 December 2017
  • Additional information about QTAC applications
  • Above dates are set by QTAC and are subject to change. Confirm application close dates on QTAC's key dates page.

    Applications are still open after the on-time application close date, however an additional processing fee may be charged by QTAC. Check QTAC's fees page for fee information.

    Application close dates may differ between courses, use QTAC's course search (choose Southern Cross University under Select one or more institution with QTAC admissions) to find the final closing date.

    For most online education (or distance education), you must apply directly with SCU. Search for your course and check the course is offered by online education (or distance education). Then use the Apply Online button on the SCU course information page.

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