UKZN Sessional Dates School of Education

By | June 21, 2020

UKZN Sessional Dates School of Education

FIRST SEMESTER: Monday, 06 February – Thursday, 22 Jun
EASTER VACATION: Saturday, 08 April – Monday, 17 April
WINTER VACATION: Friday, 23 Jun – Sunday, 16 July
SECOND SEMESTER: Monday, 17 July – Monday, 27 November

PRE-SEMESTER: 
  Mon, 02 – Fri, 06 Jan Tue, 03 Jan University opens
  Mon, 09 – Fri, 13 Jan Mon, 09 Jan (Programme specific) Self-help registration system opens
    Fri, 13 Jan PhD Orientation and Registration [Edgwd and PMB]
  Mon, 16 – Fri, 20 Jan Mon, 16 Jan – Fri, 10 Feb Additional Teaching Practice – BEd
Mon, 16 Jan – Fri, 24 Feb Additional Teaching Practice – PGCE [Edgwd and PMB]
  Mon, 23 – Sat, 28 Jan Sat, 28 Jan Parents’ Day
    Thu, 26 Jan – Tue, 31 Jan Orientation BEd
  Mon, 30 Jan– Sat, 04 Feb Mon, 30 Jan– Fri, 03 Feb Orientation of students
Wed, 01 Feb BEd On campus registration 1st Yrs
Thu, 02 Feb BEd On campus registration 2nd Yrs
Thu, 02 Feb Orientation BEdHons [Edgwd]
Orientation MEd [Edgwd]
Thu, 02 Feb Orientation PGCE [Edgwd]
Fri, 03 Feb BEd On campus registration 3rd Yrs
BEdHons and MEd [Edgwd] On campus registration {14h00-18h00}
Orientation PGCE [PMB]
Thu, 02 – Sat, 04 Feb On campus registration of students
Sat, 04 Feb BEd On campus registration 4th Yrs
PGCE [Edgwd and PMB] On campus registration
    Sat, 04 Feb Orientation and Registration BEdHons [PMB]
Orientation and Registration MEd [PMB]
 
SEMESTER 1: 
1 Mon, 06 – Fri, 10 Feb Mon, 06 Feb First Semester commences
Lectures commence
Mon, 06 Feb – Fri, 10 Feb Classroom Technologies [PGCE Edgwd and PMB]
Fri, 10 Feb Deadline for applications for re-marks
2 Mon, 13 – Fri, 17 Feb Mon, 13 Feb – Tue, 7 Apr Specific Skills Development [PGCE Edgwd and PMB]
Wednesday[PMB]
Friday [Edgwd]
3 Mon, 20 – Fri, 24 Feb    
4 Mon, 27 Feb – Fri, 03 Mar Fri, 03 Mar Final date for minimum fee payment required for student registration
Final date for 1st Semester registration
Final date for requests for extended DPs
5 Mon, 06– Fri, 10 Mar Tue, 07 Mar Orientation to teaching context PGCE [PMB]
Wed, 08 Mar Orientation to teaching context [Edgwd]
Fri, 10 Mar Final date for submitting curriculum changes
Final registration date for returning Masters (by research) and Doctoral students.
Final day for capturing graduation decisions onto ITS for the students who had outstanding requirements.
(Honours, Bachelors, Diplomas and Certificates)
6 Mon, 13  – Fri, 17 Mar Fri, 17 Mar Final day for capturing graduation decisions onto ITS (Doctoral and Masters Studies)
7 Mon, 20 – Fri, 24 Mar Tues, 21 Mar Human Rights Day (Public Holiday)
8 Mon, 27 Mar – Sat, 01 April Sat, 01 (till Mon, 10 Apr) Graduation Ceremonies (WVL)
9 Mon, 03 – Fri, 07 Apr    
                Sat, 08 – Mon, 17 Apr EASTER VACATION  (STUDENT MID-TERM BREAK)
Tue, 11 – Wed, 12 Apr Graduation Ceremonies (PMB)
Fri, 14 Apr Good Friday (Public Holiday)
Mon, 17 Apr Family Day (Public Holiday)
10 Tue, 18 – Fri, 21 Apr Tue, 18 April – Fri, 12 May PGCE School Experience 610
Fri, 21 Apr Final date for withdrawal from a module
Final date for withdrawal from the University (Semester 1)
Final timetable for main & supplementary exams released
11 Mon, 24 – Sun, 30 Apr Thu, 27 Apr Freedom Day (Public Holiday)
Sun, 30 Apr Final date for payment of 60% of fees for year registrations or 100%  for semester 1 registrations
12 Mon, 01 – Fri, 05 May Mon, 01 May Workers’ Day (Public Holiday)
13 Mon, 08 – Fri, 12 May Thu, 4 May – Thu, 11 May 3rd & 4th BEd Teaching Practice Orientation
PGCE Teaching Practice Orientation
14 Mon, 15 – Fri, 19 May Mon, 15 May PGCE commence lectures after TP610
Wed, 17 May DP refusals published
Thu, 18 May Lectures end
Thu, 18 May 2nd Year Compulsory Orientation
Initial School visit BEd 3rd  & 4th years
  Initial School visit PGCE [Edgwd and PMB]
Fri, 19 – Tue, 23 May Study period
15 Mon, 22 – Fri, 26 May Mon, 22 May Final date for submission of DP Appeals to School Offices
Wed, 24 May First Semester Exams commence (incl. Saturdays)
16 Mon, 29 May – Fri, 02 Jun   Exam week
17 Mon, 05 – Fri, 09 Jun Thu, 08 Jun First Semester Exams end
Fri, 09 Jun – Tue, 13 Jun Break between exams
18 Mon, 12 – Fri, 16 Jun Wed, 14 Jun 1st Semester Supplementary Exams commence
Fri, 16 Jun Youth Day (Public Holiday) (no exams)
19 Mon 19 – Fri, 23 Jun Thu, 22 Jun Supplementary Exams end
First Semester ends
Semester 1:

  • Teaching days:    Monday 12 ,  Tuesday 13 ,  Wednesday 14 ,  Thursday 13 ,  Friday 13  :  65 days
  • Compensatory day:   (Wednesday 08 March, follows Monday’s timetable)
  • Study leave:  5 days;     Main Examinations:  14 days;  Supplementary Exams:  7 days;
 

 

                Fri, 23 Jun – Sun, 16 Jul MID-YEAR BREAK  (Winter Vacation)
Sun, 25 Jun Eid-Al-Fitr (condoned absence)
 Mon, 03 Jul Supplementary Exam marks to be captured on SMS by 12h00
 Mon, 10 Jul Release of 1st semester results after Exam Boards at 00:01 am
Second semester registration commences

 

SEMESTER 2: 
1 Mon, 17 – Fri, 21 Jul Mon, 17 Jul Second Semester commences
Lectures commence
Final date for requests for extended DPs
Wed, 19 Jul  
Thu, 20 Jul Deadline for submission of Exclusion Appeals
Fri, 21 Jul Deadline for applications for re-marks
2 Mon, 24 – Fri, 28 Jul Mon, 24 Jul CEACOM meetings (College Exclusion Appeals Comm.)
Mon, 24 Jul- Fri, 18 Aug Teaching Practice: BEd 2nd – 4th Years
Mon, 24 Jul- Fri, 01 Sep Teaching Practice: PGCE [Edgwd & PMB]
On or before Thu, 27 Jul AEACOM meeting
Fri, 28 Jul Final date for payment of all fees required for student registration (2nd semester).
Final date for registration – 2nd Semester [except BEd & PGCE]
Final date for submitting curriculum changes [except BEd & PGCE]
3 Mon, 31 Jul – Fri, 04 Aug Mon, 31 Jul – Fri, 18 Aug Classroom Technologies TP120
    Wed, 02 Aug – Thu, 03 Aug Compulsory orientation to school contexts 1st Years
4 Mon, 07 – Fri, 11 Aug Wed, 09 Aug National Women’s Day (Public Holiday)
5 Mon, 14 – Fri, 18 Aug Mon, 21 Aug – Fri, 3rd Nov Micro – Mini TP120
Thu, 18 Aug Teaching Practice end: BEd 2nd – 4th Years
6 Mon, 21 – Fri, 25 Aug Mon, 21 Aug Lectures commence for BEd 1st – 4th Years
Fri, 25 Aug Final date for registration – 2nd Semester [BEd only]
Final date for submitting curriculum changes [BEd only]
7 Mon, 28 Aug – Fri, 01 Sep Thu, 31 Aug – Fri, 01 Sep Eid-Al-Adhah (condoned absence)
Thu, 31 Aug Final date for payment of all fees
    Fri, 01 Sep Teaching Practice end: PGCE [Edgwd & PMB]
8 Mon, 04 – Fri, 08 Sep Mon, 04 Sep Lectures commence for PGCE
    Fri, 08 Sep Final date for registration – 2nd Semester [PGCE only]
Final date for submitting curriculum changes [PGCE only]
9 Mon, 11 – Fri, 15 Sep Fri, 15 Sep Final date for withdrawal from the University (Sem. 2)
Final date for withdrawal from a module
Final timetable for main and supplementary examinations released
          Sat, 16 Sep – Mon, 25 Sep                                  STUDENT MID-TERM BREAK
Thu 21 – Fri, 22 Oct Rosh Hashanah (condoned absence)
10 Mon, 25 – Sat, 30 Sep Mon, 25 Sep Heritage Day (Public Holiday observed)
Sat, 30 Sep Yom Kippur (condoned absence)
11 Mon, 02 – Fri, 06 Oct    
12 Mon, 09 – Fri, 13  Oct    
13 Mon, 16 – Fri, 20 Oct Thu,, 19 Oct Diwali/Deepavali (Condoned absence)
14 Mon, 23 – Sun, 29 Oct Mon, 23 Oct DP refusals published
Tue, 24 Oct Lectures end
Wed, 25 – Sun, 29 Oct Study period
Thu, 26 Oct Final date for submission of DP Appeals to School Offices
15 Mon, 30 Oct – Fri, 03 Nov Mon, 30 Oct Second Semester Exams commence (incl. Saturdays)
Final date for submission of College handbooks for 2020
16 Mon, 06  – Fri, 10 Nov Thu, 09 Nov Teaching Practice Indaba
  Exam week
17 Mon, 13  – Sun, 19 Nov Tue, 14 Nov Second Semester Exams end
Wed, 15 – Sun, 19 Nov Break between Exams
18 Mon, 20 – Sat, 25 Nov Mon, 20 Nov 2nd Semester Supplementary Exams commence
19 Mon, 27 Nov– Fri, 01 Dec Mon, 27 Nov 2nd Semester Supplementary Exams end
Second Semester ends
Fri, 01 Dec Last day for submission of theses/dissertations to the Post-Graduate Administrative Offices for possible April 2020 Graduation
Semester 2:

  • Teaching days:   Monday 13 ,  Tuesday 14 ,  Wednesday 12 ,  Thursday 13 ,  Friday 13 :  65 days
  • Compensatory days:   (Tuesday, 08 August, follows Wednesday’s timetable)
  • Study leave:  5 days;     Examinations:  14 days;     Supplementary Exams:  7 days

 

YEAR-END BREAK:
  Mon, 04 – Fri, 08 Dec Fri, 08 Dec Supplementary marks to be captured on SMS by 12h00
  Mon, 11 – Fri, 15 Dec Fri, 15 Dec Release of 2nd semester results after Exam Boards
(00:01 am)
Sat, 16 Dec Day of Reconciliation (Public Holiday)
  Mon, 18 – Fri, 22 Dec Fri, 22 Dec University Offices close

Please note: The University of KwaZulu-Natal reserves the right to change any of the said Sessional Dates,   solely in its discretion, and without any liability for inconvenience and/or loss occasioned thereby.