Holidays and other important date information

When are the University holidays?

UWA remains open during non-teaching periods, except for weekends and public holidays.

The University officially closes for the festive season from:

  • 12 noon on Christmas Eve, if Christmas Eve is on a weekday 
  • 12 noon on the Friday before Christmas Eve, if Christmas Eve is on a weekend

You can view key teaching dates and semester breaks by visiting our Important Dates and Academic Year websites.

The UWA Staff Calendar shows the exact University closure dates for each year.

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