Important Dates

There are many important dates and deadlines throughout the year. As a student you are responsible for knowing and meeting deadlines in the academic schedule. Enrolment, census and other key dates differ among our Teaching Bodies. You are advised to speak to the Registrar at your chosen Teaching Body for information and assistance.

Study Dates

Sydney College of Divinity undergraduate and postgraduate awards are delivered by our teaching institutions. As each institution is unique, it’s delivery models vary including the number of semesters and key dates. The following dates are part of the standard academic calendar for each teaching institution and some programs may differ.

Census date is the final date for FEE-HELP applications, and withdrawals and variations without penalty. After the census date you can no longer withdraw from your unit and receive a refund or re-credit of your fees. Census dates for intensive and extensive units may differ from the standard census dates. You are advised to contact the Registrar at your teaching institution for the latest academic timetable and all relevant information.

2019 Sydney College of Divinity teaching institution study dates

Teaching institution Teaching periods Start date Finish date Census date
Australian College of Christian Studies Trimester 1 21/01/2019 26/04/2019 15/02/2019
Semester 1 25/02/2019 14/06/2019 22/03/2019
Trimester 2 13/05/2019 16/08/2019 07/06/2019
Semester 2 29/07/2019 15/11/2019 23/08/2019
Trimester 3 02/09/2019 06/12/2019 27/09/2019
Summer semester 2019-20 11/11/2019 21/02/2020 06/12/2019
Australian College of Ministries Trimester 1 18/02/2019 12/05/2019 11/03/2019
Year Long Units (Spiritual Formation) 18/02/2019 24/11/2019 29/04/2019
Trimester 2 27/05/2019 18/08/2019 17/06/2019
Trimester 3 02/09/0219 24/11/2019 23/09/2019
Catholic Institute of Sydney Semester 1 07/01/2019 21/06/2019 29/03/2019
Semester 2 08/07/2019 22/11/2019 23/08/2019
Korean School of Theology Semester 1 11/02/2019 31/05/2019 01/03/2019
Semester 2 29/07/2019 15/11/2019 16/08/2019
NSW College of Clinical Pastoral Education Session 1 04/02/2019 21/06/2019 15/03/2019
Session 2 18/02/2019 24/05/2019 15/03/2019
Full year session 1 18/02/2019 22/11/2019 06/09/2019
Full year session 2 22/03/2019 06/12/2019 06/09/2019
Session 3 10/07/2019 06/12/2019 06/09/2019
Session 4 15/07/2019 06/12/2019 06/09/2019
Session 5 15/07/2019 22/11/2019 06/09/2019
Summer session 2019-20 18/11/2019 07/02/2020 03/01/2020
Nazarene Theological College Semester 1 18/02/2019 31/05/2019 11/03/2019
Semester 2 22/07/2019 01/11/2019 12/08/2019
St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College Semester 1 18/02/2019 14/06/2019 15/03/2019
Semester 2 22/07/2019 15/11/2019 16/08/2019
St Cyril’s Coptic Orthodox Theological College Semester 1 25/02/2019 02/06/2019 25/03/2019
Semester 2 30/07/2019 15/11/2019 16/08/2019
SCD Graduate Research School Semester 1 07/01/2019 07/06/2019 19/03/2019
Semester 2 08/07/2019 06/12/2019 19/08/2019

SCD Academic Governance Calendar

The below calendar lists details of meetings for the 2019 SCD Governance committees.

JANUARY
Monday 21 Student Support & Administration Committee 10 am CIS
Monday 28 Australia Day    
FEBRUARY
Monday 04 Strategic Planning day – for Council, Academic Board, Principals & Academic Deans 9 am – 5 pm SCD
Monday 11 Coursework Committee 2 pm SCD
Monday 18 Monitoring of final results for Graduating students – Academic Director
Monday 18 Research Committee 10 am SCD
Monday 18 Student Support & Administration Committee 10 am CIS
Tuesday 19 Centre for Gospels and Acts Research Quarterly meeting 2 – 4 pm CIS
Monday 25 Discipline Coordinators 9 am SCD
Monday 25 Academic Board  – receive results for Graduating students 11 am SCD
MARCH
Tuesday 05 Research seminar 6.15 pm SCD
Monday 11 Research Committee 10 am SCD
Monday 11 Student Support & Administration Committee 10 am CIS
Monday 11 Principals’ Fellowship 10 am – 1 pm CIS
Monday 11 Coursework Committee 2 pm SCD
Wednesday 13 Council 6.30 pm SCD
Monday 18 Professional Development / Research + Learning & Teaching 10.30 am–4 pm SCD
Monday 18 Student Support & Administration Committee (TRANSCRIPT) CIS
Monday 25 Academic Board– recommend graduands for Graduation 11 am SCD
APRIL
Thursday 04 Research seminar 6.15 pm SCD
Friday 05 – Saturday 06 Learning and Teaching Conference 9.15 am SCD
Monday 08 Coursework Committee 2 pm SCD
Monday 15 Student Support & Administration Committee 10 am CIS
Friday 19 PUBLIC HOLIDAY   Good Friday    
Monday 22 PUBLIC HOLIDAY  Easter Monday    
Thursday 25 PUBLIC HOLIDAY   Anzac Day
MAY
Monday 06 Discipline Coordinators 9 am SCD
Monday 06 Academic Board 11 am SCD
Thursday 09 Research seminar 6.15 pm SCD
Monday 13 Research Committee 10 am SCD
Monday 13 Student Support & Administration Committee 10 am CIS
Monday 13 Coursework Committee 2 pm SCD
Saturday 18 Graduation 11 am Uni of Sydney
Monday 20 Principals’ Fellowship 10 am – 1 pm SCTC
Tuesday 21 Centre for Gospels and Acts Research Quarterly meeting 2 – 4 pm CIS
Wednesday 22 Council 6.30 pm SCD
Wednesday 29 AGM 6.30 pm SCD
JUNE
Monday 03 Coursework Committee 2 pm SCD
Tuesday 04 Research seminar 6.15 pm SCD
Monday 10 PUBLIC HOLIDAY  Queen’s birthday    
Monday 17 Student Support & Administration Committee 10 am CIS
Monday 24 Research Committee 10 am SCD
JULY
Monday 01 – 03 ANZATS conference Auckland    
Thursday 04 Coursework Committee – monitoring Semester 1 results 2 pm SCD
Monday 08 Discipline Coordinators 9 am SCD
Monday 08 Academic Board 11 am SCD
Monday 15 Student Support & Administration Committee 10 am CIS
Tuesday 23 Centre for Gospels Research Quarterly meeting 2 – 4 pm CIS
Wednesday 24 Council 6.30 pm SCD
AUGUST
Monday 05 Principals’ Fellowship 10 am – 1 pm ACCS
Monday 12 Research Committee 10 am SCD
Monday 12 Student Support & Administration Committee 10 am CIS
Monday 12 Coursework Committee 2 pm SCD
Tuesday 13 Research seminar 6.15 pm SCD
Monday 19 Strategic Planning day – for Council, Academic Board, Principals and Academic Deans 9 am – 5 pm SCD
Monday 26 Professional Development / Research + Learning & Teaching 10.30 am-4 pm SCD
SEPTEMBER
Monday 02 Discipline Coordinators 9 am SCD
Monday 02 Academic Board 11 am SCD
Thursday 05 Research seminar 6.15 pm SCD
Monday 16 Research Committee 10 am SCD
Monday 16 Student Support & Administration Committee 10 am CIS
Monday 16 Coursework Committee 2 pm SCD
Wednesday 18 Council 6.30 pm SCD
Tuesday 24 Centre for Gospels and Acts Research Quarterly meeting 2 – 4 pm CIS
OCTOBER
Thursday 03-Friday 04 Centre for Gospels Research Conference SCD
Monday 07 PUBLIC HOLIDAY  NSW, ACT, QLD, SA
Thursday 10 Research seminar 6.15 pm SCD
Monday 14 Principals’ Fellowship 10 am -1 pm SCD
Monday 14 Student Support & Administration Committee 10 am CIS
Monday 14 Coursework Committee 2 pm SCD
Monday 21 Professional Development / L & T   (Academic Deans) 1 – 4 pm SCD
NOVEMBER
Monday 04 Discipline Coordinators 9 am SCD
Monday 04 Academic Board 11 am SCD
Tuesday 05 Research seminar 6.15 pm SCD
Monday 11 Research Committee 10 am SCD
Monday 18 Student Support & Administration Committee 10 am CIS
Wednesday 20 Council 6.30 pm SCD
Thursday 28 Coursework Committee – monitoring Semester 2 results 2 pm SCD
DECEMBER
Monday 02 Academic Board – receive results for Semester 2 11 am SCD
Tuesday 03 Centre for Gospels and Acts Research End of year function (evening) tba

 

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