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Perth Bible College’s academic year consists of two 15 week semesters, comprised of 2 study weeks and 13 weeks of lectures. The College year commences in February and concludes in late November. Each semester has a two week mid-semester break, with a four week vacation break in between the two semesters, in July. These breaks coincide with school holidays in Western Australia. There is also a student retreat held in first semester each year. Most subjects and College activities are held on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, leaving the rest of the week for study, family time or part-time work.

Important Dates 2019

Week Starting  Week Number Occassion
18-Feb-19   Enrolment Week (New Students)
25-Feb-19 Week 1 Orientation 25 February
4-Mar-19 Week 2 Labour Day Holiday 4 March
11-Mar-19 Week 3  
18-Mar-19 Retreat 19 – 21 March
25-Mar-19 Week 4 Census Date – 29 March
1-Apr-19 Week 5 Graduation, 6 April, 3:00pm
8-Apr-19 Week 6  
15-Apr-19 Study Break Easter Friday – 19 April
22-Apr-19 Study Break Anzac Day 25 April
29-Apr-19 Week 7  
6-May-19 Week 8  
13-May-19 Week 9  
20-May-19 Week 10  
27-May-19 Week 11  
3-Jun-19 Week 12 WA Day 3 June
10-Jun-19 Week 13  
17-Jun-19 Study Week  
24-Jun-19 Exams  
  Mid Year Break Friday, 28 June – Friday, 4 August
5 August Week 1 Semester 2 Commences
    Semester 2 Census Date: Friday 30August
    Semester 2 Concludes: Thursday 29 November
    End of year dinner: Thursday 29 November

Changes to Enrolment:

After the Census Date, any change of enrollment will appear on the transcript of the student.  Census date is the Friday of week four of the current semester. The following table outlines the transcript entry and financial obligations of students changing enrollments after census date:

Withdrawal Week Transcript Entry Fees Payable
During Wks 1-4 Nil Nil
During Wks 5-10 Withdrawn Full Fees
During Wks 11-13 Withdrawn Fail Full Fees

Additional Subjects: Can be added up to end of Week 3

Subject Transfers: Can be made up to end of Week 3