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2020 ALMANAC GUIDE

 
UNIVERSITY
CALENDAR
DATE
UNIVERSITY YEAR 02 January        22 December
ACADEMIC TERMS  
1 10 February     02 April
2 15 April            22 May
3 20 July             04 September
4 14 September  30 October
RECESS PERIODS  
1 06 April 14 April
2 22 June 17 July
3 07 September 11 September
4
30 November
22 December
EXAM PERIODS  
2019 Final-Year Re-exams 06 January        10 January
2020 Mid-Year  Re-exams 13 July               17 July
1ST Semester Exams 01 June             19 June
2nd Semester Exams 09 November    27 November
SHUT DOWN PERIOD 23 December 01 Jan 2021
     
 
  • Public Holidays

  • New Year's Day - 01 January National Women’s Day - 10 August
    Human Rights Day - 21 March Heritage Day - 24 September 
    Good Friday - 10 April Day of Reconciliation - 16 December    
    Family Day - 13 April Christmas Day - 25 December   
    Freedom Day - 27 April Day of Goodwill - 26 December  
    Worker’s Day - 01 May  
    Youth Day - 16 June  
  • University Re-opens

  • 02 January
  • Re/Special-Examinations

  • 2019 Second Semester  
    06 January – 10 January 2020    
     
    2020 First Semester        
    13 July – 17 July 2020           
     
    2020 Second Semester  
    11 January – 15 January  2021   
  • New Students' Orientation

  • 03 January – Tuesday, 07 February  
     
  • University Holiday

  • 25 September
  • Welcoming Ceremonies

  • Mbombela Campus:  01 February
    Siyabuswa Campus: 08 February
  • Open Day

  • 04 April
  • SRC Investiture

  • 23 October
  • Registration

  • First Semester
    New Students 27 January - 31 January
    Returning Students 03 February - 07 February
  • Second Semester
    20 July - 24 July
  •  
  • Study Break

  • First Semester        
    25 May – 29 May  
     
    Second Semester  
    02 November – 06 November  
  • Examinations

  • First Semester        
    01 June – 19  June 
     
    Second Semester  
    09 November – 27 November 
     
  • University Closes

  • 22 December