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Student calendar 

The student calendar includes important dates, events, public holidays, and Wintec holidays. Please note, that the Wintec dates are a general guide, and some programmes have differing holiday dates. Please check with your centre for the specifics of your semester dates and holidays.

Check out what is on:

Mon1JanNew Years Day
Tue2JanNew Years Holiday
Mon8JanCity and Rotokauri campuses open:
  • Student Enrolment and Information Centre
  • The Hubs and IT services
  • City Campus Library
  • Kidz@Wintec 
  • City Campus Health Services 
  • International Support Services
Sun21 Chinese New Year
Mon22JanTe Kete Manaaki services open
Mon29JanAuckland Anniversary Day (Wintec closed)
   Semester 1 begins
Tue6FebWaitangi Day (Wintec closed)
Wed7FebRotokauri Library opens
Thu8FebInternational Student Orientation, City Campus
Mon12FebWelcome Pōwhiri (City) 
Mon12FebRotokauri Health Services opens
Tue13FebWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
Fri23FebHamilton Gardens Art Festival  
Mon11MarStudent Orientation (O Week) Rotokauri Campus
Wed13MarStudent Orientation (O Week) City Campus
Wed8MarInternational Women's Day
Tue19-23MarBalloons Over Waikato
Fri29MarGood Friday
Mon1AprEaster Monday (Wintec closed)
Tue2AprEaster holiday (Wintec closed)
SunTBCAprHamilton Pride
Thu25AprAnzac Day
Fri17MayPink Shirt Day
Mon3JunKing's Birthday (Wintec closed)
   Semester 1 ends
   Semester 2 begins
Mon22JulWelcome Pōwhiri (City)
Tue13JulWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
TueTBCAugStudent Orientation Day, Rotokauri Campus
WedTBCAugStudent Orientation Day, City Campus
Sun25AugTe Rā Daffodil, Daffodil Day
FriTBCSepOpen Day
Mon16-23SepTe Wiki o te Reo Māori/Māori Language Week
SatTBCSepStudent Ball
Mon23-29SepMental Health Awareness Week
Mon28OctLabour Day (Wintec closed)
TBCTBCNovEnd-of-year BBQs
   Semester 2 ends
Mon23DecWintec Christmas Holidays begin (main campuses closed)
Wed25DecChristmas Day
Thu26DecBoxing Day

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