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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 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
   Semester 1 begins
4-25FebTuesdayInternational Student Orientation (City and Rotokauri)
6FebThursdayWaitangi Day (Wintec closed)
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)
14AprTuesdayEaster holiday (Wintec closed)
25AprSaturdayTinopai Tours - Hobbiton and Mount Maunganui trip - Postponed
27AprMondayANZAC Day (Wintec closed)
May 2020
16MaySaturdayTinopai Tours - Rotorua trip - Postponed
June 2020
1JunMondayQueens Birthday (Wintec closed)
10-13JunWednesdayFieldays - Postponed 

  Semester 1 ends
July 2020
   Semester 2 begins
8JulWednesdayInternational Student Orientation (Rotokauri)
9JulThursdayInternational Student Orientation (City)
20JulMondayWelcome Pōwhiri (City)
27JulMondayWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
27JulMondayStudent Orientation (City)
29JulWednesdayStudent Orientation (Rotokauri)
August 2020
28AugFridayOpen Day
13AugThursdayInternational lunch at the Wintec Marae, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa
15AugSaturdayTinopai Tours - Hobbiton and Mount Maunganui trip
September 2020
5SepSaturdayTinopai Tours - Waitomo trip
9-30SepWednesdayInternational Centre 'Lunchtime Boardgames'
21-27SepMondayMental Health Awareness Week
30SepWednesdayAccommodation Open Day
October 2020
1OctThursdayChinese Moon Festival and celebrations (City Hub)
17OctSaturdayTinopai Tours - Waitomo trip
26OctMondayLabour Day (Wintec closed)
30OctFridayHalloween (City Hub)
November 2020
7NovSaturdayStudent Ball
7NovSaturdayTinopai Tours - Coromandel trip
TBCNovTBCEnd of year BBQ (City Campus)
TBCNovTBCEnd of year BBQ (Rotokauri Campus)
13NovFridayDiwali (City Hub)
   Semester 2 ends
December 2020
21DecMondayWintec Christmas holidays begin (Wintec closed)
25DecFridayChristmas Day
26DecSaturdayBoxing Day
28DecMondayBoxing Day observed


Other Wintec events

  • Wintec Accommodation 2020 Open Day

    Join us for our Open Day and discover your place to call home while you study. Wintec Accommodation Services has a range of accommodation options available to suit your needs.

  • Experience Business for a Day

    Are you interested in marketing, accounting, event management or supply chain? Join us for an on-campus experience.

  • TESOL Information Evening

    Join us for an information evening about the Wintec TESOL programme and the Ministry of Education TESSOL scholarships.