2024 Principal Dates


JANUARY
1 Monday Public Holiday (Fiji, Cook Islands, Niue, RMI, Samoa, Vanuatu, Solomon Is, Tonga) – New Year’s Day
2 Tuesday Public Holiday (Samoa) –Day after New Year’s Day
3 Wednesday
4 Thursday
5 Friday
6 Saturday
7 Sunday
8 Monday Trimester 1: Orientation (Graduate School of Business Students ONLY)

specific orientation dates will be communicated to students for different GSB Cohorts: 8 – 20 January

Semester Zero (8 January – 2 February)

9 Tuesday  
10 Wednesday  
11 Thursday  
12 Friday PDLP: Deadline for late registration and adding of courses
13 Saturday  
14 Sunday  
15 Monday PDLP: Orientation and lectures commence & Invoice available on SOLS
16 Tuesday  
17 Wednesday  
18 Thursday  
19 Friday  
20 Saturday  
21 Sunday Trimester 1: Deadline for adding courses
22 Monday Trimester 1: Lectures commence and Invoice available on SOLS
23 Tuesday  
24 Wednesday  
25 Thursday  
26 Friday Trimester 1: Deadline for withdrawal from trimester 1 courses with no financial penalty
27 Saturday PDLP: Deadline for withdrawal of courses with no financial penalty
28 Sunday  
29 Monday  
30 Tuesday  
31 Wednesday  
FEBRUARY
1 Thursday Tender Board 1/24
2 Friday  
3 Saturday  
4 Sunday  
5 Monday  
6 Tuesday  
7 Wednesday  
8 Thursday Governance and Nominations Committee 1/24

Staff Policy Committee 1/24

9 Friday PDLP: Deadline for payment of fees

Semester 1: Deadline for application for admission from students new to USP, and students applying after a lapse of six semesters. Applications received after this date will incur a late application fee.

10 Saturday  
11 Sunday  
12 Monday
13 Tuesday Medals and Prizes Committee 1/24

Finance & Resource Committee 1/24

14 Wednesday  
15 Thursday
16 Friday Trimester 1: Deadline for Payment of Trimester 1 fees

Semester 1: Deadline for application to resume studies from student applying within six semesters since they were last registered.

17 Saturday Trimester 1: Late Payment of Fee Period Start: Students who have not paid their fees in full will be required to clear all outstanding fees and a Late Payment fee of FJ$125.00 within the 1st four (4) weeks.

(17 February – 15 March)

18 Sunday  
19 Monday Semester 1: Orientation and Academic Advisory week; Registration continues. (19 February – 23 February)
20 Tuesday Medals and Prizes Committee 2/24
21 Wednesday Semester 1: Deadline for late application for admission.

Public Holiday (Vanuatu) – In Memory of the “Fr. of Independence” Fr.Dr.W.H.Lini

22 Thursday Academic Regulations & Policy Review Committee 1/24

Executive Committee 1/24

23 Friday Semester 1: Deadline for registration for all campuses. Students who register for courses after this date will be charged a late registration fee. Deadline for Campus Transfer applications
24 Saturday  
25 Sunday  
26 Monday Semester 1: Lectures commence and Invoice available on SOLS
27 Tuesday Medals and Prizes Committee 3/24
28 Wednesday  
29 Thursday  
MARCH
1 Friday Semester 1: Deadline for applications for change of programme

Public Holiday (RMI) – Nuclear Victims Remembrance

Day

2 Saturday  
3 Sunday  
4 Monday Medals and Prizes Committee 4/24
5 Tuesday Teaching Quality Committee 1/24

Public Holiday (Vanuatu) – Customs Chiefs’ Day

6 Wednesday Pacific TAFE: Semester 1: Application for Admission Closing Date
7 Thursday University Scholarship Committee 1/24

Governance and Nominations Committee 2/24

8 Friday Space Management Committee 1/24

Semester 1: Deadline for late registration; Deadline for adding of courses for those who registered within the registration period (no fee charged for this cohort).

Pacific TAFE: Semester 1: Last Day of Registration (No late Registrations)

Public Holiday (Samoa) – International Women’s Day

9 Saturday  
10 Sunday  
11 Monday  
12 Tuesday Academic Programmes Committee 1/24

Audit & Risk Committee 1/24

13 Wednesday  
14 Thursday University Research Committee 1/24

Tender Board 2/24

15 Friday  

Semester 1: Deadline for dropping of courses without incurring any tuition fee. Any courses dropped after this date will incur the full tuition fee.

16 Saturday Trimester 1: Late Payment of Fee Period continue: Students who have not paid their fees in full by this date will be liable for Late Payment fee as follows:

•          $150.00 (next 4 weeks after 16 March).

•          $200.00 thereafter.

17 Sunday  
18 Monday  
19 Tuesday Communication and Information Technology Committee 1/24
20 Wednesday  
21 Thursday Diversity Equity & Inclusion Committee 1/24
22 Friday Student Discipline Committee 1/24

Semester 1: Deadline for payment of semester 1 fees for all campuses

PDLD: Deadline for Late Registration and adding of courses

23 Saturday  
24 Sunday  
25 Monday PDLD: Lectures commence
26 Tuesday Campus Life Committee 1/24
27 Wednesday  
28 Thursday Global Engagement Strategy Committee 1/24
29 Friday Public Holiday (Fiji, Vanuatu, Tonga, Cook Is, RMI, Kiribati, Samoa) – Good Friday
30 Saturday Public Holiday (Fiji, Samoa) – Easter Saturday
31 Sunday  
APRIL
1 Monday Public Holiday (Fiji, Vanuatu, Tonga, Cook Is, Kiribati, Samoa) – Easter Monday
2 Tuesday Audit & Risk Committee 2/24
3 Wednesday  
4 Thursday University Scholarship Committee 2/24

 

5 Friday Pacific TAFE: Semester 1: Deadline for payment of semester 1 fees for all campuses

PDLD: Deadline for withdrawal of courses with no financial penalty

Trimester 1: Lectures end.

Deadline for students to withdraw from courses they do not wish to be assessed in.

6 Saturday Trimester 1: Study week and Examination period

(6 April – 19 April)

7 Sunday  
8 Monday Public Holiday (Kiribati) – National Health Day
9 Tuesday Finance & Resource Committee 2/24
10 Wednesday  
11 Thursday Laucala Campus Graduation
12 Friday Laucala Campus Graduation
13 Saturday MID-SEMESTER BREAK (13 April – 21 April)
14 Sunday  
15 Monday  
16 Tuesday Senate 1/24
17 Wednesday  
18 Thursday Remuneration and People Committee 1/24

Staff Policy Committee 2/24

Executive Committee 2/24

19 Friday PDLD: Deadline for Payment of Fees
20 Saturday TRIMESTER 1 BREAK (20 April – 5 May)
21 Sunday  
22 Monday PDLP:  1st Intake Placement Commences
23 Tuesday  
24 Wednesday  
25 Thursday Public Holiday (Tonga, Cook Is) – ANZAC Day
26 Friday  
27 Saturday  
28 Sunday  
29 Monday
30 Tuesday
MAY
1 Wednesday Public Holiday (Vanuatu) – Labour Day, (RMI) – Constitution Day
2 Thursday
3 Friday Emalus Campus Graduation

Public Holiday (Kiribati) – In honour of International Labour Day

4 Saturday  
5 Sunday Trimester 2: Deadline for adding courses
6 Monday Trimester 2: Lectures commence and Invoice available on SOLS
7 Tuesday Space Management Committee 2/24
8 Wednesday  
9 Thursday Library Advisory Committee1/24

Public Holiday (Vanuatu) – Ascension Day

10 Friday Trimester 2: Deadline for withdrawal from trimester 2 courses with no financial penalty
11 Saturday  
12 Sunday  
13 Monday Public Holiday (Fiji) – Girmit Day, (Samoa) – Mother’s Day
14 Tuesday  
15 Wednesday  
16 Thursday  
17 Friday PDLP: Last Day of Placement
18 Saturday  
19 Sunday  
20 Monday  
21 Tuesday Campus Life Committee 2/24
22 Wednesday  
23 Thursday Council C97
24 Friday Council C97
25 Saturday  
26 Sunday  
27 Monday  
28 Tuesday  
29 Wednesday  
30 Thursday Communication and Information Technology Committee 2/24
31 Friday Public Holiday (Fiji) – Ratu Sukuna Day

Samoa Campus Graduation

Semester 1:  Last day of lectures

Trimester 2: Deadline for Payment of trimester 2 fees

JUNE
1 Saturday Trimester 2: Late Payment of Fee Period start: Students who have not paid their fees in full will be required to clear all outstanding fees and a Late Payment fee of FJ$125.00 within the 1st four (4) weeks.

(1 June – 28 June)

Semester 1: Study Week (1 June – 9 June)

Public Holiday (Samoa) – Independence Day

2 Sunday  
3 Monday Public Holiday (Cook Islands) – Kings Birthday
4 Tuesday    University Research Committee 2/24

   Public Holiday (Tonga) – Emancipation Day

5 Wednesday  
6 Thursday Teaching Quality Committee 2/23

Governance and Nominations Committee 3/24

7 Friday Student Discipline Committee 2/24

Semester 1:  Deadline for students to withdraw from   courses   they do not wish to be assessed in.

8 Saturday  
9 Sunday
10 Monday Semester 1: Examination Period

10 June – 21 June

11 Tuesday   Academic Programmes Committee 2/24
12 Wednesday  
13 Thursday Diversity Equity & Inclusion Committee 2/24

Remuneration and People Committee 2/24

14 Friday  

PDLP: Last Day for Lectures

15 Saturday PDLP:  2nd Intake Application deadline
16 Sunday  
17 Monday  
18 Tuesday Global Engagement Strategy Committee 2/24

Audit & Risk Committee 3/24

19 Wednesday  
20 Thursday   Tender Board 3/24

   Staff Policy Committee 3/24

21 Friday Public Holiday (Kiribati) – In honor of National Police Day
22 Saturday MID YEAR BREAK (22 June – 21 July)
23 Sunday
24 Monday
25 Tuesday
26 Wednesday
27 Thursday
28 Friday
29 Saturday Trimester 2: Late Payment of Fee Period continue: Students who have not paid their fees in full by this date will be liable for Late Payment fee as follows:

•          $150.00 (next 4 weeks after 29th June)

•          $200.00 thereafter

30 Sunday
JULY
1 Monday  
2 Tuesday  
3 Wednesday  
4 Thursday Senate 2/24

Public Holiday (Tonga) – Official Birthday of His Majesty King Tipou VI)

5 Friday Public Holiday (Cook Islands) – Ui Ariki Day, (RMI) – Fisherman’s Day
6 Saturday  
7 Sunday  
8 Monday  
9 Tuesday Academic Regulations & Policy Review Committee 2/24
10 Wednesday  
11 Thursday Tender Board 4/24

Public Holiday (Kiribati) – Gospel Day

12 Friday PDLP: Deadline for late registration (adding of courses)

Semester 2: Deadline for application for admission from students new to USP, and students applying after a lapse of six semesters.  Applications received after this date will incur a late application fee

Public Holiday (Kiribati) – National Day

13 Saturday Public Holiday (Kiribati) – National Culture and Senior Citizens Day
14 Sunday  
15 Monday PDLP: Orientation and Lectures Commence

Invoice available on SOLS

Semester 2: Academic Advisory week; Registration continues (15 July – 19 July)

Public Holiday (Kiribati) – Kiribati Special Day/Kiribati Community Day/Private Sector Day

16 Tuesday Finance & Resource Committee 3/24
17 Wednesday Semester 2: Deadline for application to resume studies from student applying within six semesters since they were last registered.
18 Thursday Executive Committee 3/24
19 Friday Trimester 2: Lecture end

 

Deadline for students to withdraw from Trimester 2 courses for which they do not want to be assessed in

 

Semester 2: Deadline for registration for all campuses. Students who register for courses after this date will be charged a late registration fee. Deadline for Campus Transfer applications

20 Saturday Trimester 2: Study week and Examination period

(20 July – 02 August)

21 Sunday  
22 Monday Semester 2: Lectures commence and Invoice available on SOLS
23 Tuesday  
24 Wednesday Public Holiday (Vanuatu) – Children’s Day
25 Thursday  
26 Friday Student Discipline Committee 3/24

Semester 2: Deadline for applications for change of programme.

27 Saturday PDLP: Deadline for withdrawal of courses with no financial penalty
28 Sunday  
29 Monday  
30 Tuesday Public Holiday (Vanuatu) – Independence Day
31 Wednesday Pacific TAFE: Semester 2: Application for Admission Closing Date
AUGUST
1 Thursday Space Management Committee 3/24
2 Friday Semester 2: Deadline for late registration; Deadline for adding of courses for those who registered within the registration period (no fee charged for this cohort).

Pacific TAFE: Semester 1: Last Day of Registration (No late Registrations)

3 Saturday TRIMESTER 2 BREAK (3 August – 18 August)
4 Sunday  
5 Monday Campus Life Committee 3/24

Public Holiday (Cook Islands) – Constitution Day observed

Public Holiday (Kiribati) – National Youth & Children’s Day

6 Tuesday Academic Programmes Committee 3/24
7 Wednesday Audit & Risk Committee 4/24
8 Thursday Teaching Quality Committee 3/24

 

9 Friday PDLP: Deadline for Payment of fees

Semester 2: Deadline for dropping courses without incurring any tuition fee. Any courses dropped after this date will incur the full tuition fee

10 Saturday  
11 Sunday  
12 Monday Diversity Equity & Inclusion Committee 3/24

Public Holiday (Samoa) – Father’s Day

13 Tuesday University Research Committee 3/24
14 Wednesday  
15 Thursday Governance and Nominations Committee 4/24

Public Holiday (Vanuatu) – Assumption Day

16 Friday University Scholarship Committee 3/24

Semester 2: Deadline for payment of semester 2 fees for all campuses

17 Saturday Trimester 3: Deadline for adding courses
18 Sunday  
19 Monday Trimester 3: Lectures commence and Invoices available via SOLS
20 Tuesday Communication and Information Technology Committee 2/24
21 Wednesday  
22 Thursday Staff Policy Committee 4/24
23 Friday Trimester 3: Last day for withdrawal from trimester 3 courses with no financial penalty
24 Saturday  
25 Sunday  
26 Monday  
27 Tuesday  
28 Wednesday  
29 Thursday  
30 Friday Pacific TAFE Semester 2: Deadline for payment of semester 2 fees for all campuses
31 Saturday  
SEPTEMBER
1 Sunday  
2 Monday Library Advisory Committee 2/24
3 Tuesday University Scholarship Committee 4/24

Audit & Risk Committee 5/24

4 Wednesday  
5 Thursday Laucala Campus Graduation
6 Friday Laucala Campus Graduation

Public Holiday (RMI) – Dri-Jerbal Day

7 Saturday MID-SEMESTER BREAK (7 September – 15 September)
8 Sunday  
9 Monday  
10 Tuesday Senate 3/24
11 Wednesday  
12 Thursday Remuneration and People Committee 3/23
13 Friday Trimester 3: Deadline for Payment of trimester 3 fees
14 Saturday Trimester 3: Late Payment of Fee Period start: Students who have not paid their fees in full will be required to clear all outstanding fees and a Late Payment fee of FJ$125.00 within the 1st four (4) weeks

(14 September – 11 October)

15 Sunday  
16 Monday Public Holiday (Fiji) – Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday
17 Tuesday Academic Regulations & Policy Review Committee 3/24

Public Holiday (Tonga) – Birthday of his Royal Highness – The Crown Prince Tupoto’a

18 Wednesday  
19 Thursday Tender Board 5/23
20 Friday  
21 Saturday  
22 Sunday  
23 Monday  
24 Tuesday Academic Programmes Committee 4/24

Finance & Resource Committee 4/24

25 Wednesday  
26 Thursday Global Engagement Strategy Committee 3/24
27 Friday Student Discipline Committee 5/24

Solomon Campus Graduation

28 Saturday  
29 Sunday  
30 Monday  
OCTOBER
1 Tuesday
2 Wednesday
3 Thursday
4 Friday
5 Saturday   Public Holiday (Vanuatu) – Constitution Day
6 Sunday
7 Monday Public Holiday (Kiribati) – World Teachers Day
8 Tuesday University Research Committee 4/24
9 Wednesday  
10 Thursday Public Holiday (Fiji) – Fiji Day
11 Friday Space Management Committee 2/24

Tonga Campus Graduation

12 Saturday Trimester 3: Late Payment of Fee Period continue: Students who have not paid their fees in full by this date will be liable for Late Payment fee as follows:

•          $150.00 (next 4 weeks after 12th October)

•          $200.00 thereafter

13 Sunday  
14 Monday Public Holiday (Samoa) – White Sunday
15 Tuesday Teaching Quality Committee 4/24
16 Wednesday  
17 Thursday Campus Life Committee 4/24

Executive Committee 4/24

18 Friday Diversity Equity & Inclusion Committee 4/24
19 Saturday PDLD: Last day for Lectures
20 Sunday  
21 Monday PDLP: 2nd Intake Placement Commences
22 Tuesday Communication and Information Technology Committee 4/24
23 Wednesday  
24 Thursday Staff Policy Committee 5/24
25 Friday Student Discipline Committee 5/24

Semester 2: Last day of classes

26 Saturday Semester 2: Study Week (26 October – 2 November)
27 Sunday  
28 Monday Public Holiday (Cook Is) – Gospel Day
29 Tuesday
30 Wednesday  
31 Thursday
NOVEMBER
1 Friday Public Holiday (Fiji) – Diwali

Trimester 3: Lectures end

Deadline for students to withdrawal from Trimester 3 courses for which they do not want to be assessed in

Semester 2: Deadline for students to withdraw from courses they do not wish to be assessed in.

2 Saturday Trimester 3: Study week and Examination period

(2 November – 15 November)

3 Sunday  
4 Monday Public Holiday (Tonga) – Constitutional Day

Semester 2: Examination Period (4 November – 15 November)

5 Tuesday  
6 Wednesday  
7 Thursday   Senate 4/24
8 Friday  
9 Saturday  
10 Sunday  
11 Monday  
12 Tuesday  
13 Wednesday  
14 Thursday Council C98
15 Friday Council C98

PDLP: Last day for Placement

16 Saturday TRIMESTER 3 BREAK
17 Sunday  
18 Monday Public Holiday (RMI) – President’s Day Holiday

Summer Flexi School Period Begins

19 Tuesday Global Engagement Strategy Committee 4/24
20 Wednesday  
21 Thursday Tender Board 6/24
22 Friday  
23 Saturday  
24 Sunday  
25  Monday  
26 Tuesday Audit & Risk Committee 6/24
27 Wednesday  
28  Thursday  
29 Friday Public Holiday (Vanuatu) – Unity Day
30  Saturday  
DECEMBER
1 Sunday  
2 Monday  
3 Tuesday  
4 Wednesday Public Holiday (Tonga) – King Tupou 1 Day
5 Thursday  
6 Friday Public Holiday (RMI) – Gospel Day
7 Saturday  
8 Sunday  
9 Monday Public Holiday (Kiribati) – In honour of Human Rights Day
10 Tuesday  
11 Wednesday  
12 Thursday  
13 Friday PDLP: Last day for Lectures
14 Saturday  
15 Sunday  
16 Monday  
17 Tuesday  
18 Wednesday  
19  Thursday
20      Friday  
21 Saturday  
22 Sunday  
23 Monday  
24 Tuesday  
25 Wednesday Public Holiday (Fiji, Vanuatu, Cook Is, RMI, Kiribati, Samoa) – Christmas Day
26 Thursday Public Holiday (Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa) – Boxing Day, (Vanuatu) – Family Day
27 Friday  
28 Saturday  
29 Sunday  
30 Monday  
31 Tuesday  

 

 

 

 


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