Academic Calendar

University of Makeni Academic Calendar 2020-2021

DATE/ MONTH ACTIVITY
SEPTEMBER 2020
Monday 28thSecond Semester Exams begin (Postgraduate 2019/2020 cohort)
OCTOBER 2020
Saturday 10thSecond Semester Exams end (Postgraduate 2019/2020 cohort)
Saturday 17thAcademic Senate Meeting
    NOVEMBER  2020
Sunday 1stAll Saints Day (Holy day of obligation)
Monday 2ndAll Souls Day
Wednesday 4thThird Semester Resumes (Postgraduate 2019/2020 cohort)
Saturday 7thAcademic Senate Meeting
Monday 9thDeadline of submission of Questions
Monday 16th – Saturday 21stRevision, Verification Exams (Undergraduates only), Interviews for Admission (undergraduate and Postgraduates 2020/2021 intake)
Monday 23rdContinuing students’ Second Semester examination begins
DECEMBER 2020
Saturday 5thEnd of Continuing Students’ Second Semester Examination
Monday 7th – Monday 21stConference Marking
Tuesday 8thAcademic Senate Meeting
Tuesday 22ndStaff Christmas Party
Wednesday 23rdChristmas Holiday begins
JANUARY 2021
Monday 4thReopening for 2020/2021 Session
Tuesday 6th – Thursday 8th Staff Retreat, Quality Assurance, Validation of Strategic planning
Saturday 9thOrientation of New Students 2020/2021 intake (Undergraduate and Postgraduate)
Monday 11th1st Semester Classes begin for Undergraduate 2020/2021 Session
Wednesday 13thOpening Mass (All Staff and Students)
Friday 15th1st Semester Classes begin for Postgraduate 2020/2021 cohort
Monday 25thReference/I-Grade Examinations
Saturday 30thAcademic Senate Meeting
 FEBRUARY 2021 
Monday 8th – Saturday 13thSecond Semester Reference Exams (Postgraduate 2019/2020 cohort).
Tuesday 9thEnd of Reference Examination
Wednesday 10thOpen Day
Wednesday 17thAsh Wednesday (beginning of the Lenten Season)
Saturday 20thAcademic Senate Meeting
Saturday 27th Matriculation
 MARCH 2021
Monday 1st – Friday 12thThird Semester Exams (2019/2020 Cohort)
Saturday 6thAcademic Senate Meeting
Monday 8thInternational Women’ Day
Thursday 11th – Friday 12thSports
Saturday 13thGoverning Council Meeting
Saturday 20thGoverning Council Meeting
Saturday 20thConvocation/Congregation
APRIL 2021
Thursday 1st – Monday 5thEaster Holiday
Tuesday 6th – 10thFirst Semester Revision week/Third Semester Exams (Postgraduate 2019/2020
Monday 12thFirst Semester Examination begins (Undergraduates)
Monday 19thFirst Semester Examination begins (Postgraduates)
Tuesday 27thIndependence Day (Public Holiday)
Wednesday 28thFirst Semester Examination ends (Undergraduates)
Thursday 29thBeginning of conference Marking and Semester Break
Friday 30thFirst Semester Examination ends (Postgraduates)
MAY 2021
Saturday 1stInternational Labour Day (Public Holiday)
Friday 14thDiocesan Feast Day/2nd Semester classes resume (Postgraduates)
Saturday 15thCommencement of Second Semester 2020/2021
Monday 17th2nd Semester Lectures/classes begin (Undergraduate)
Monday 24thReference Exams/ I-Grade Exams (Undergraduate)
Wednesday 26thSecond Semester Opening Mass
Saturday 29thGoverning Council Meeting
JUNE 2021
Saturday 5thAcademic Senate Meeting
JULY 2021
Saturday 24thUNIMAK Research Day
AUGUST 2021
Saturday 21stEnd of Second Semester 2020/2021 Session Lectures
Monday 23rdSecond Semester Examination begins (Undergraduates)
SEPTEMBER 2021
Monday 6th – Saturday 18thSecond Semester Exams (Postgraduate 2020/2021 cohort)
 Wednesday 8thEnd of Second Semester Exams (Undergraduates)
Thursday 9thConference Marking begins
Tuesday 21stInternational Day of Peace
Monday 27thReference/ I-Grade examinations begin
OCTOBER 2021
Saturday 2ndCommencement of First Semester 2021/2022 Session
Friday 15thThird Semester commences (Postgraduate 2020/2021 cohort)
  • The University management team meets EVERY MONDAY at 1: 30pm in the staff room.

In addition to these scheduled events and activities, the University reserves the right to add further items as they arise

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