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Student calendar 

Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, some Wintec events have been postponed and/or cancelled. For the latest information on the situation, please click here.

The student calendar includes important dates, a guide to semester periods, 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 2020
1JanWednesdayNew Years Day
2JanThursdayNew Years Holiday

Wintec services open:

  • Student Enrolment and Information Centre (call-centre only)
  • Library (City)
  • The Hub (City & Rotokauri)
  • Student Enrolment and Information Centre offices
  • Wintec Health Services (City)
  • Library (Rotokari)
  • IT Services
27JanMondayAuckland Anniversary Day (Wintec closed)
February 2020
4-25FebTuesdayInternational Student Orientation (City and Rotokauri)
6FebThursdayWaitangi Day (Wintec closed)
10FebMondaySemester 1 starts
10FebMondayWintec Health Services open (Rotokauri)
10FebMondayWelcome Pōwhiri (City)
11FebTuesdayWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
11-28FebTuesdayRamp Gallery Exhibition | Painting Encounters With The Land
19FebWednesdayHamilton Gardens Art Festival
24-28FebMondayStudent Orientation (City and Rotokauri)
March 2020
8MarSundayInternational Women's Day
13MarFridayTe Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa Marae Graduation
14MarSaturdayTinopai Tours - Coromandel trip
16-19MarMondayWintec Graduations - Cancelled
17-21MarTuesdayBalloons Over Waikato - Cancelled
April 2020
3AprFridayOpen Day - Postponed
10AprFridayGood Friday (Wintec closed)
12AprSaturdayEaster Day
13AprMonday Easter Monday (Wintec closed)
13AprMondaySemester 1 break
14AprTuesdayEaster holiday (Wintec closed)
25AprSaturdayTinopai Tours - Hobbiton and Mount Maunganui trip
27AprMondayANZAC Day (Wintec closed)
28AprTuesdaySemester 1 continues
May 2020
16MaySaturdayTinopai Tours - Rotorua trip
June 2020
1JunMondayQueens Birthday (Wintec closed)
10-13JunWednesdayFieldays - Postponed 
26JunFridaySemester 1 ends
July 2020
7-28JulTuesdayInternational Student Orientation (City and Rotokauri)

Jul Student Orientation (City and Rotokauri)
20JulMondaySemester 2 begins
20JulMondayWelcome Pōwhiri (City)
21JulTuesdayWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
August 2020
7AugFridayStudent Ball
September 2020
5SepSaturdayTinopai Tours - Hobbiton and Mount Maunganui trip
21-27SepMondayMental Health Awareness Week
25SepFridaySemester 2 break
October 2020
1OctThursdayChinese Moon Festival and celebrations (City Hub)
12OctMondaySemester 2 continues
17OctSaturdayTinopai Tours - Waitomo trip
26OctMondayLabour Day (Wintec closed)
30OctFridayHalloween (City Hub)
November 2020
 Nov End of year BBQ (City Campus)
 Nov End of year BBQ (Rotokauri Campus)
13NovFridayDiwali (City Hub)
27NovFridaySemester 2 ends
December 2020
21DecMondayWintec Christmas holidays begin (Wintec closed)
25DecFridayChristmas Day
26DecSaturdayBoxing Day
28DecMondayBoxing Day observed


Other Wintec events

  • Open Day 2020 - Postponed

    Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, our annual Wintec Open Day has been postponed. Please click and register to your details below to get updated information.

  • Tinopai Tour Postponed - Rotorua

    Due to COVID-19 and New Zealand moving to Alert Level 4, Wintec will be rescheduling these events. Stay tuned for new dates.