HCHE

CALENDAR

IMPORTANT DATES 2020

1 May

Public Holiday – Worker’s Day

15 June – 3 July

1st Semester Examinations (Adjusted due to Covid-19)

16 June

Public Holiday – Youth Day

2020

FIRST SEMESTER

January 2020

2

  • Working days begin

27, 28

  • Orientation and compulsory English Placement Test for new students

28-30

  • Registration for all students

February 2020

3

  • Opening Assembly at 9:00 – Classes begin at 11:00 / ELI 1st Qtr begins / LATE REGISTRATION FEE IN EFFECT – Application of Class Attendance Policy.

3-7

  • LATE REGISTRATION FEE IN EFFECT

9

  • Peninsula Tour for New Students

10

  • Staff and Student Consecration Service at 10:00

10-12

  • FINAL LATE REGISTRATION FEE IN EFFECT

12

  • FINAL LATE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 13:00. Last day to Drop / Add / Change a module. Students may not join classes after this date.

March 2020

1-7

  • Week Of Spiritual Emphasis (WOSE)

23-27

  • Wellness Week

25

  • Community Engagement Week

April 2020

2-9

  • Mid-Semester Examinations / ELI 1st Quarter Examinations (8 – 9) / Classes end at 13:00

10

  • Easter – Public Holiday – Good Friday

13

  • Easter – Public Holiday – Family Day

14-17

  • Mid-Semester Break

20

  • Classes begin at 08:00 / ELI 2nd Quarter begins

20-24

  • National Library Week

27

  • Public Holiday – Freedom Day

May 2020

1

  • Public Holiday – Workers’ Day

21 May-5 June

  • RPL Portfolio Course

25 May-12 June

  • HCert in Office Management Session 1
  • New intake Students for HCert must be on campus by 18 May as they will be doing an additional module

June 2020

10

  • Academic DP for 1st Semester (Adjusted due to COVID – 19)

15 June – 3 July

  • Examinations for 1st Semester (Adjusted due to COVID – 19)

16

  • Public Holiday – Youth Day

17

  • Grades voted and sent to Registrar’s Office

SECOND SEMESTER

July 2020

21 June-03 July

  • HCHE SAU Teacher Certification Programme – Session 1 / NCSA SAU Teacher Certification Programme – Session 3

2,3

  • Staff Development / Training

7

  • Orientation for New Students / Registration for all students

7-9

  • Registration for all students

13

  • Opening Assembly at 9:00 – Classes begin at 11:00 / ELI 3rd Quarter begins / LATE REGISTRATION FEE IN EFFECT – Application of 15% Absence Policy

13-17

  • LATE REGISTRATION FEE IN EFFECT

20-22

  • LATE REGISTRATION FEE IN EFFECT

22

  • FINAL LATE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 13:00. Last day to Drop / Add / Change a module. Students may not join classes after this date. (24 July)

August 2020

9

  • Public Holiday – National Woman’s Day

10

  • Public Holiday – National Woman’s Day Observed

16-22

  • Week Of Spiritual Emphasis (WOSE)

26

  • Sports day

31 Aug-4 Sept

  • Mid-Semester Examinations / ELI 3rd Quarter Examinations (2 – 3) / Classes end at 13:00

September 2020

2

  • Academic DP for 1st Semester Sypplementary (Adjusted due to COVID – 19)

7-18

  • Mid-Semester Break / Supplementary Exams for Covid – 19

14

  • Classes resume at 08:00 / English Language Institute 4th quarter begins

7-25

  • HCert in Office Management Session 2

24

  • Public Holiday – Heritage Day

25

  • College Holiday

27 Sep – 3 Oct

  • VOP Week of Prayer

October 2020

21

  • Academic DP for 2nd Semester published – Examination Entrance Certificates

23

  • Last day of classes for 2nd Semester / Classes end at 13:00

26-28

  • Block Study

29 Oct-13 Nov

  • Examinations for 2nd Semester Start

November 2020

18

  • Supplementary Examinations for Graduates 

December 2020

1

  • Staff Year-End Function

3

  • Graduation Weekend: Alumni Supper at 19:00

4

  • Graduation Weekend: Consecration Service at 19:00

5

  • Graduation Weekend: Baccalaureate Service at 11:00 

6

  • Graduation Commencement Ceremony at 10:00

16

  • Public Holiday – Day of Reconciliation

23

  • College closes at 13:00 on Wednesday 23 December until 3 January 2021

23

  • College closes at 13:00 on Wednesday 23 December until 3 January 2021

January 2021

18-22

  • 2nd Semester 2020 Supplementary Exams

PLEASE TAKE NOTE

Helderberg College of Higher Education reserves the right to adjust this Calender of Events as deemed necessary.