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Information about start dates for your programme and key events in the University Calendar may be found on the Semester dates section of the Academic Affairs website.

International Welcome and Orientation September 2016:

Wednesday 14 September 2016 - Friday 16 September 2016

Semester Dates 2016-17

Please note that, with the initial implementation of the new academic year structure, new assessment structures will be in operation for all Level 1 undergraduate students from September 2016.  Therefore, prospective students should be aware that the assessment period in Weeks 13-15 of the Autumn Semester will be replaced, in 2016-17 for Level 1 undergraduate students only, by a timetabled student development programme to facilitate a range of developmental opportunities for students, unless otherwise noted by your programme.  

Autumn Semester

Welcome Week Including registration and enrolment Monday 19 September – Friday 23 September 2016
Weeks 1-12 Teaching Monday 26 September – Friday 16 December 2016
3 weeks Vacation Monday 19 December 2016 – Friday 6 January 2017
Weeks 13-15 Assessment Monday 9 January – Tuesday 24 January 2017
Inter-semester break   Wednesday 25 January – Friday 27 January 2017
Deadline for return of examination results   Tuesday 7 February 2017

 

 Spring Semester

Weeks 1-10 Teaching Monday 30 January – Friday 7 April 2017
3 weeks Vacation Monday 10 April – Friday 28 April 2017
Weeks 11-12 Teaching Monday 1 May – Friday 12 May 2017
Weeks 13-15 Revision Monday 15 May – Wednesday 17 May 2017
  Assessment Thursday 18 May – Saturday 3 June 2017
Deadline for return of examination results   Monday 19 June 2017

Rag Day: 15 February 2017 
Reading Day: 15 and 16 March 2017
Good Friday: 14 April 2017
Summer Graduation week: Thursday 29 June – Wednesday 5 July 2017
August re-sit examinations: Monday 7 August – Saturday 19 August 2017
Deadline for return of examination results: Tuesday 29 August 2017

PLEASE NOTE

Please note that full implementation of the new academic year structure will be introduced in 2017-18 across all levels of study.  The approved semester dates for 2017-20 within this new structure can be found below: 

Semester Dates 2017-18

Autumn Semester

Welcome Week   Monday 18 September – Friday 22 September 2017
Weeks 1-12 Student Contact Monday 25 September – Friday 15 December 2017
3 Weeks Christmas Vacation Monday 18 December 2017 – Friday 5 January 2018
Deadline for publication of semester 1 assessment results   Tuesday 6 February 2018

 

 Spring Semester

Weeks 13-23 Student Contact Monday 8 January – Friday 23 March 2018
3 Weeks Easter Vacation Monday 26 March – Friday 13 April 2018
Week 24 Student Contact Monday 16 April – Friday 20 April 2018
3 Weeks Assessment Monday 23 April – Saturday 12 May 2018
3 Weeks Development Monday 14 May – Friday 1 June 2018
Deadline for publication of assessment results   Thursday 14 June 2018

 

Good Friday: 30 March 2018
Summer Graduation week: Thursday 28 June – Wednesday 4 July 2018

Semester Dates 2018-19

Autumn Semester

Welcome Week   Monday 17 September – Friday 21 September 2018
Weeks 1-12 Student Contact Monday 24 September – Friday 14 December 2018
3 Weeks Christmas Vacation Monday 17 December 2018 – Friday 4 January 2019
Deadline for publication of semester 1 assessment results   Tuesday 5 February 2019

 

 Spring Semester

Weeks 13-24 Student Contact Monday 7 January – Friday 29 March 2019
1 Week Revision Monday 1 April –Friday 5 April 2019
3 Weeks Easter Vacation Monday 8 April – Friday 26 April 2019
3 Weeks Assessment Monday 29 April – Saturday 18 May 2019
2 Weeks Development Monday 20 May –Friday 31 May 2019
Deadline for publication of assessment results   Thursday 13 June 2019

 

Good Friday: 19 April 2019
Summer Graduation week: Thursday 27 June – Wednesday 3 July 2019

Semester Dates 2019-20

Autumn Semester

Welcome Week   Monday 16 September – Friday 20 September 2019
Weeks 1-12 Student Contact Monday 23 September – Friday 13 December 2019
3 Weeks Christmas Vacation Monday 16 December 2019 – Friday 3 January 2020
Deadline for publication of semester 1 assessment results   Tuesday 4 February 2020

 

 Spring Semester

Weeks 13-24 Student Contact Monday 6 January – Friday 27 March 2020
3 Weeks Easter Vacation Monday 30 March – Friday 17 April 2020
3 Weeks Assessment Monday 20 April – Saturday 9 May 2020
3 Weeks Development Monday 11 May – Friday 29 May 2020
Deadline for publication of assessment results   Thursday 11 June 2020

 

Good Friday: 10 April 2020
Summer Graduation week: Thursday 2 July – Wednesday 8 July 2020

Semester Dates 2020-21

Autumn Semester

Welcome Week

 

Monday 21 September – Friday 25 September 2020

Weeks 1-12

Student Contact

Monday 28 September – Friday 18 December 2020

3 Weeks

Christmas Vacation

Monday 21 December 2020 – Friday 8 January 2021

Deadline for publication  of semester 1 assessment results

 

Tuesday 11 February 2021

 

Spring Semester

Weeks 13-23

Student Contact

Monday 11 January –        

Friday 26 March 2021

3 Weeks

Easter Vacation

Monday 29 March –          

Friday 16 April 2021

Week 24

Student Contact

Monday 19 April – Friday 23 April 2021

3 Weeks

Assessment

Monday 26 April –  

Saturday 15 May 2021

3 Weeks

Development

Monday 17 May –

Friday 4 June 2021

Deadline for publication of assessment results

 

Thursday 17 June 2021

Good Friday: 2 April 2021
Summer Graduation week: Thursday 1 July – Wednesday 7 July 2021

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