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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:

January 2021
1JanTuesdayNew Years Day
2JanWednesdayNew Years Holiday

Wintec services open:

  • Student Enrolment and Information Centre
  • The Hub (City and Rotokauri)
  • Student Enrolment and Information Centre (Rotokauri)
  • Library (City)
  • Health Services (City)
  • IT Services
February 2021
   Semester 1 begins
1FebMondayAuckland Anniversary Day (Wintec closed)
6FebSaturdayWaitangi Day

Wintec services open:

  • Library (Rotokauri)
9FebTuesdayInternational Student Orientation (City)
12FebFridayWelcome Pōwhiri (Ōtorohanga)
  • Health Services open (Rotokauri)
16FebTuesdayWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
16FebTuesdayInternational Student Orientation (Rotokauri)
23FebTuesdayWelcome Pōwhiri (City)
20-28FebSaturdayHamilton Gardens Art Festival
22-25FebMondayStudent Orientation (City and Rotokauri)
March 2021
8MarMondayInternational Women's Day
16MarTuesdayTe Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa Marae Graduation
16-19MarTuesdayWintec Graduations
16-20MarTuesdayBalloons Over Waikato
26MarFridayOpen Day
April 2021
2AprFridayGood Friday (Wintec closed)
4AprSaturdayEaster Day
5AprMonday Easter Monday (Wintec closed)
6AprTuesdayEaster holiday (Wintec closed)
25AprSundayANZAC Day (Wintec closed)
May 2021

June 2021
7JunMondayQueens Birthday (Wintec closed)

  Semester 1 ends
July 2021
   Semester 2 begins
20JulTuesdayWelcome Pōwhiri (City)
27JulTuesdayWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
TBCJul Student Orientation (City and Rotokauri)
TBCJul International Student Orientation
August 2021

September 2021
20-26SepMondayMental Health Awareness Week
21SepTuesdayChinese Moon Festival
October 2021
26OctMondayLabour Day (Wintec closed)
29OctFridayHalloween (City Hub)
November 2021
TBCNov End of year BBQ (Rotokauri Campus)
TBCNov End of year BBQ (City Campus)
   Semester 2 ends
December 2021
20DecMondayWintec Christmas holidays begin (Wintec closed)
25DecSaturdayChristmas Day
26DecSundayBoxing Day
27DecMondayChristmas Day observed
28DecTuesdayBoxing Day observed


Other Wintec events

  • Graduation Parade 2021

    The Wintec Graduation parades are an awesome way to get into graduation spirit. Click to find information about the day.

  • Open Day 2021

    Our annual Wintec Open Day hosts people from around the Waikato region and beyond across our main campuses. Attendees are welcome to drop by any time to get a first-hand experience of what Wintec has to offer.