Intake Dates

International students on student visas must complete their course within the duration specified on their Confirmation of Enrolment (COE). The course duration is based on a full-time study load in each study period.
Course NameNumber of TrimestersIntakes
General / Academic EnglishBy weekThere are 9 intakes (start) dates for English Programs.
Start: January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October

Foundation Program2Main Intakes: February, May, August (4 subjects in the first term)
Mid-Term Intakes: March, June, October, December (2 subjects in the first term)
Diplomas2 or 3 (Depending on the Course)Main Intakes: February, May, August (4 subjects in the first term)
Mid-Term Intakes: March, June, October, December (2 subjects in the first term)
Postgraduate Qualifying Program3Main Intakes: February, May, August (4 subjects in the first term)
Mid-Term Intakes: March, June, October, December (2 subjects in the first term)

Intake Dates for Foundation, Diploma, PQP & Graduate Certificate

*Aspire students will join students from the International College of Management Sydney (ICMS) for their orientation. Learn more about what happens at O-Week here: www.icms.edu.au/future-students/orientation/
2022 INTAKESOrientation*Start (Week 1)Census DatesEnd of Term
Trimester 1
February 2022
2 February7 February
25 February6 May
Trimester 2
May 2022
18 May23 May10 June19 August
Trimester 3
August 2022
24 August29 August16 September25 November
*Aspire students will join students from the International College of Management Sydney (ICMS) for their orientation. Learn more about what happens at O-Week here: www.icms.edu.au/future-students/orientation/
2023 INTAKESOrientation*Start (Week 1)Census DatesEnd of Term
Trimester 1
February 2023
1 February6 February24 February5 May
Trimester 2
May 2023
17 May22 May14 July18 August
Trimester 3
May 2023
23 August18 August15 September24 November

English Program Term Dates

SessionStart DateCensus DateEnd Date
January 2022 (3201)3 January7 January4 February
February 2022 (3202)7 February11 February11 March
March 2022 (3203)14 March18 March15 April
April 2022 (3204)18 April22 April20 May
June 2022 (3205)30 May3 June1 July
July 2022 (3206)11 July15 July12 August
August 2022 (3207)15 August19 August16 September
September 2022 (3208)19 September23 September21 October
October 2022 (3209)24 October28 October25 November