Important dates and fees

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Semester 2 2021

There will be no late exam deferral fee for Semester 2 2021. The standard exam deferral fee will apply until the closing date for deferrals.

Description Date
Enrolment and exam scheduling opens

My Online Learning access and study guides (PDF versions are made available for all subjects (excluding Singapore Taxation).
Monday 7 June
Closing date for changes
  • Cancellations made after this date will not receive a refund
  • Last day to change to an alternative subject
  • Last day to update your postal address for delivery of the study guide
  • Last day for special material requests (Reasonable Adjustments)
Friday 2 July
Guided Learning is made available in My Online Learning Monday 5 July 1.00pm (AEST)
Early bird enrolment closing date Friday 9 July
Final enrolment closing date

Reasonable Adjustments – special exam arrangement closing date
Friday 16 July
Semester starts

All additional resources are made available in My Online Learning, including Ask the Expert Forum in Guided Learning.
Monday 19 July
Exam scheduling closes

Last date to schedule or reschedule an exam prior to auto-scheduling, and last date to switch exam options.
Monday 26 July
Mid-semester test becomes available in Guided Learning Friday 20 August
Study bootcamp webinar becomes available in Guided Learning. Wednesday 1 September
Exam preparation webinar becomes available in Guided Learning Friday 3 September
Practice exam one becomes available in Guided Learning Tuesday 7 September
Practice exam two becomes available in Guided Learning Friday 10 September
Ask-the-Expert forum becomes read-only in Guided Learning Monday 20 September
Closing date for:
  • Deferrals (for a fee)
  • Cancellation without a refund
Wednesday 22 September 11.59pm (AEST)
Exam period Thursday 23 September – Sunday 10 October
Exam date for Singapore Taxation Thursday 7 October
My Online Learning access is disabled Wednesday 13 October
Special consideration application closing date Friday 22 October
Exam results released via CPA Australia website Friday 19 November

AEST and AEDT refers to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) or Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT). All closing dates are at midnight AEST or AEDT on the day specified.


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