Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar for AY 2019/20 | AY 2020/21

AY 2019/20

Semester 1 (Aug – Dec 2019)
Period Date(s) Duration Holidays / College events

Orientation Week
(New Students)

5 Aug 2019 (Mon) – 8 Aug 2019 (Thu)^

1 week

 

Programme Induction Day
(All returning students)

8 Aug 2019 (Thu)

1 day

 

Teaching Weeks
(Term 1)

13 Aug 2019 – 29 Sep 2019

7 weeks

Convocation 2019: 30 August 2019

Project Week

30 Sep 2019 – 6 Oct 2019

1 week

 

Teaching Weeks
(Term 2)

7 Oct 2019 – 17 Nov 2019

6 weeks

Deepavali: 27 Oct 2019 (Sun), 28 Oct 2019 (Mon) will be a public holiday

Assessment Weeks

18 Nov 2019 – 1 Dec 2019

2 weeks

 

Semester Break

2 Dec 2019 – 5 Jan 2020

5 weeks

College Closure: 23 (Mon) to 31 Dec (Tue)
Christmas: 25 Dec (Wed)
New Year's Day: 1 Jan 2020 (Wed)

Release of Results

MA and English programmes:
17 Dec 2019 (Tue)^

All other programmes:
21 Jan 2020 (Tue)^

^Date(s) may be subject to change.

Semester 2 (Jan 2020 – May 2020)
Period Date(s) Duration Holidays / College events

Orientation Day
(New MA/English Language Students)

3 Jan 2020

1 day

 

Teaching Weeks
(Term 1)

6 Jan 2020 – 23 Feb 2020

7 weeks

LASALLE Open House within first 3 wks of Jan (TBC)
Chinese New Year: 25 Jan 2020 (Sat) - 27 Jan 2020 (Mon)

Project Week

24 Feb – 1 Mar 2020

1 week

 

Teaching Weeks
(Term 2)

2 Mar 2020 – 12 Apr 2020

6 weeks

Good Friday: 10 Apr (Fri)

Assessment Weeks

13 Apr 2020 – 26 Apr 2020

2 weeks

 

Semester Break

27 Apr 2020 onwards

2 weeks

Labour Day: 1 May 2020 (Fri)
Vesak Day:  7 May 2020 (Thu)
Hari Raya Puasa: 24 May 2020 (Sun), 25 May 2020 (Mon) will be a public holiday
Hari Raya Haji: 31 July 2020 (Fri)

The LASALLE Show Exhibition

Opening Night: 14 May 2020^
Exhibition: 15 – 28 May 2020^

2 weeks

 

Release of Full Academic Year Results

Diploma and English programmes:
29 May 2020 (Fri)^

BA(Hons) and MA programmes:
5 Jun 2020 (Fri)^

^Date(s) may be subject to change.

Public Holidays / LASALLE Holidays
Timeline Date(s)
National Day

9 Aug 2019 (Fri)

LASALLE Founder’s Day

10 Aug 2019 (Sat)

Hari Raya Haji 11 Aug 2019 (Sun)*
Deepavali 27 Oct 2019 (Sun)*
LASALLE College Closure

24 Dec 2019 (Tue) – 31 Dec 2019 (Tue)

Christmas Day

25 Dec 2019 (Wed)

New Year's Day 1 Jan 2020 (Wed)
Chinese New Year

25 Jan 2020 (Sat) – 27 Jan 2020 (Mon)

Eve of Chinese New Year: Half-Day (afternoon) college closure on 24 Jan 2020 (Fri)

Good Friday

10 Apr 2020 (Fri)

Labour Day 1 May 2020 (Fri)
Vesak Day 7 May 2020 (Thu)
Hari Raya Puasa 24 May 2020 (Sun)*
Hari Raya Haji

31 Jul 2020 (Fri)

Public holidays in 2020 are subject to confirmation by Ministry of Manpower.

*If a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the next working day will be the replacement holiday.

 

 

AY 2020/21

Semester One (August – December 2020)
Period Date(s) Duration Holidays / College events

Orientation Week
(New Students)

3 – 7 August 2020

1 week

Programme Induction Day for all returning students:  7 August 2020 (Friday)

Teaching Weeks
(Term 1)

11 August – 27 September 2020

7 weeks

Convocation 2020: 28 August 2020 (Friday)

Project Week

28 September – 4 October 2020

1 week

 

Teaching Weeks
(Term 2)

5 October – 15 November 2020

6 weeks

Deepavali: 14 November 2020 (Saturday)
Assessment Weeks 16 - 29 November 2020 2 weeks

 

Semester Break

30 November 2020 – 10 January 2021

5 weeks

College closed from 24 -31 December 2020
Christmas: 25 December 2020 (Friday)
New Year’s Day: 1 January 2021 (Friday)

Release of Results:

For MA Programmes:
15 December 2020 (Tuesday)^

All other programmes:
19 January 2021 (Tuesday)^

Semester Two (Jan – May 2021)
Period Date(s) Duration Holidays / College events

Orientation Day
(New MA/English students)

8 January 2021 1 day  

Teaching Weeks
(Term 3)

11 January – 28 February 2021

7 weeks

Chinese New Year: 12 – 13 February 2021 (Friday - Saturday)

Project Week

1 – 7 March 2021 1 week

 

Teaching Weeks
(Term 4)
8 March – 18 April 2021 6 weeks Good Friday: 2 April 2021 (Friday)

Assessment Weeks

19 April – 2 May 2021 2 weeks  
Semester Break 3 May - 1 August 2021 15 weeks

Labour Day: 1 May 2021 (Saturday)
Hari Raya Puasa: 13 May 2021 (Thursday)
Vesak Day: 26 May 2021 (Wednesday)

The LASALLE Show Exhibition Opening Night: 20 May 2021^ (Thursday)
Exhibition: 21 May - 2 June 2021
2 weeks  
Release of Full Academic Year Results

Diploma and English programmes:
3 June 2021 (Thursday)^

BA(Hons) and MA programmes:
10 June 2021 (Thursday)^

^Date(s) may be subject to change.

Public Holidays / LASALLE Holidays
Timeline Date(s)
National Day

9 August 2020 (Sunday)*

LASALLE Founder’s Day

10 August 2020 (Monday)

Deepavali 14 November 2020 (Saturday) 

LASALLE College Closure

24 - 31 December 2020
Christmas Day 25 December 2020 (Friday)
New Year's Day 1 January 2021 (Friday)
Chinese New Year 12 - 13 February 2021^ (Friday – Saturday) 
Good Friday

 2 April 2021^ (Friday)

Labour Day 1 May 2021^ (Saturday)
Hari Raya Puasa 13 May 2021^ (Thursday)
Vesak Day  26 May 2021^ (Wednesday)
Hari Raya Haji         20 July 2021^ (Tuesday)

Discretionary Half-Day (Afternoon) College Closure

Timeline Date(s)
Eve of Deepavali 13 November 2020 (Friday)
Eve of Chinese New Year  11 February 2021^ (Thursday) 
Eve of Hari Raya Puasa   12 May 2021^ (Wednesday)

Note:

^Public holidays in 2021 are subject to confirmation by Ministry of Manpower. 

*If a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the next working day will be the replacement holiday. 

Discretionary half-day (afternoon) college closure for eves of Deepavali, Chinese New Year and Hari Raya Puasa applicable when on a weekday. 

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