2023 HSC timetable released

This year's 75,000-strong HSC cohort today have a timetable for the written exams which begin on 11 October.

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More than 75,000 HSC students from across NSW will today find out their timetable for written exams starting on 11 October.

Minister for Education Prue Car launched the official timetable for the 2023 HSC, a significant milestone for students sitting exams later in the year, and the teachers who supported them throughout high school.

“I know for many teachers, seeing their HSC students approach the finish line of a 13-year schooling career brings mixed emotions,” said Ms Car.

“My high school teachers went above and beyond for me, and my HSC classmates. Despite workload pressures, teachers continue to deliver for our young people.

“This Government will work with teachers to address workload and pay.

“That is how we keep teachers in the profession and attract the next generation of educators, some of whom will come from this HSC cohort,” Ms Car said.

With this year’s written exam period operating across 18 days, involving more than 75,000 students, 124 exams and 785 exam centres – the operation of exams is no small feat.

NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) CEO Paul Martin said planning the HSC exam timetable was a momentous task to ensure every student has an opportunity to show what they know.

“Each year, NESA works hard to ensure that the timetable for HSC students is as fair and equitable as possible, so everyone has the opportunity to prepare and do their best in the written exams,” said Mr Martin.

HSC written exams will start on Wednesday 11 October 2023 with English Paper 1 and finish on Friday 3 November 2023 with Food Technology.

“All the best to the HSC Class of 2023 as you prepare to take on the final hurdle. You are one step closer to the end of their high school journey and your next chapter,” Ms Car said.

All 2023 HSC students can access their timetable on Students Online from 9am today. The full 2023 HSC written exam timetable will be available here at 10am.

Timetables for Languages oral exams and practical exams are already available on the NESA website.

Students are invited to visit one of the HSC and Careers Expo’s in metro and regional NSW from April to November 2023. For dates and venue locations, visit the NESA website.

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