Important dates

Application closing dates*

  • Semester 1: late December
  • Semester 2: 31 May

Indicative turnaround times

View the indicative turnaround times for course applications.

International students studying in Australia

*Note: International students who are currently studying an Australian Year 12 or the IB in Australia and current students wishing to transfer to another University of Melbourne course should apply through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC).


As an international applicant, you are strongly encouraged to submit your application, including all of the required documents, by the application closing dates. This will enable the application to be considered for a greater range and number of scholarships. Closing dates may vary according to the course for which the applicant is applying. You should confirm the course application closing date with the relevant faculty.

For detailed scholarship closing date information, see Melbourne Scholarships.

Semester, exam and holiday dates

Access the complete academic calendar.

Enrolment and Orientation

See critical dates for your enrolment.