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Academic Calendar for AY 2016/2017
Orientation Week (for first-year students only) Mon 11.4.2016 - Fri 15.4.2016 1 week
Semester I
Term 1 Mon 18.4.2016 - Fri 3.6.2016 7 weeks
(Mid-Semester Test) Mon 30.5.2016- Fri 3.6.2016 1 week

Vacation

Sat 4.6.2016 - Sun 26.6.2016

3 weeks

Term 2 Mon 27.6.2016 - Fri 19.8.2016

8 weeks

Exam Week Mon 22.8.2016 - Fri 2.9.2016 2 weeks
Vacation Sat 3.9.2016 - Sun 16.10 2016 6 weeks
Semester II
Term 3 Mon 17.10.2016 - Fri 9.12.2016 8 weeks
(Mid-Semester Test) Mon 5.12.2016 - Fri 9.12.2016 1 week
Vacation Sat 10.12.2016 - Mon 2.1.2017* 3 weeks
Term 4 Tue 3.1.2017 - Fri 17.2.2017 7 weeks
Exam Week Mon 20.2.2017 - Fri 3.3.2017 2 weeks
Vacation Sat 4.3.2017 - Sun 16.4.2017 6 weeks
 
* New Year's Day (1 January 2017) falls on a Sunday, hence the following day is a public holiday.
Vacation - Subject to any polytechnic activities, e.g. internship

Academic Calendar for AY 2017/2018
Orientation Week (for first-year students only) Mon 10.4.2017 - Fri 14.4.2017 1 week
Semester I
Term 1 Mon 17.4.2017 - Fri 2.6.2017 7 weeks
(Mid-Semester Test) Mon 29.5.2017- Fri 2.6.2017 1 week

Vacation

Sat 3.6.2017 - Sun 25.6.2017

3 weeks

Term 2 Mon 26.6.2017 - Fri 18.8.2017

8 weeks

Exam Week Mon 21.8.2017 - Fri 1.9.2017 2 weeks
Vacation Sat 2.9.2017 - Sun 15.10.2017 6 weeks
Semester II
Term 3 Mon 16.10.2017 - Fri 8.12.2017 8 weeks
(Mid-Semester Test) Mon 4.12.2017- Fri 8.12.2017 1 week
Vacation Sat 9.12.2017 - Mon 1.1.2018* 3 weeks
Term 4 Tue 2.1.2018 - Thurs 15.2.2018# 7 weeks
Exam Week Mon 19.2.2018 - Fri 2.3.2018 2 weeks
Vacation Sat 3.3.2018 - Sun 15.4.2018 6 weeks
     
* New Year's Day (1 January 2018)
# Chinese New Year (16 & 17 February 2018)
Vacation - Subject to any polytechnic activities, e.g. internship

Set Aside Periods for Staff
Terms 1 and 3 vacation periods (Jun & Dec) : 2nd week of the vacation
Terms 2 and 4 vacation periods (Sept & Mar): 3rd and 4th weeks of vacation
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