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2020 Term calendar  
Residences Open for new students 28 February
Orientation Programme for first years 29 January to 5 February
Registration of EBE returners (to the same programme) 3 and 4 February
First day of lectures 10 February
First quarter 10 February to 20 March
Short vacation 21 March to 29 March incl.
Graduation ceremony for December 2019 graduates 24 March @ 10h00 - Built Environment (including Civil and Geomatics)
Graduation ceremony for December 2019 graduates 26 March @ 18h00 - Engineering (excluding Civil)
Second quarter 30 March to 9 June
Lectures end 14 May
Consolidation week 15 to 19 May
Mid-year exams 20 May to 9 June
Mid-year vacation 10 June to 12 July incl.
Third Quarter 13 July to 21 August
Mid-term vac 22 August to 30 August
4th quarter 31 August to 24 December
Lectures end 13 October 
Consolidation week 14 to 18 October
Exams 19 October to 10 November
UCT Grad day 10 and 11 December
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