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Semester Dates

International Welcome and Orientation September 2016 (provisional dates):

Wednesday 14 September 2016 - Friday 16 September 2016

Semester Dates 2015-16

Autumn Semester

Welcome Week Including registration and enrolment Monday 21 September – Friday 25 September 2015
Weeks 1-12 Teaching Monday 28 September – Friday 18 December 2015
3 weeks Vacation Monday 21 December 2015 – Friday 8 January 2016
Weeks 13-15 Assessment Monday 11 January –       Tuesday 26 January 2016
Inter-semester break   Wednesday 27 January – Friday 29 January 2016
Deadline for return of examination results   Tuesday 9 February 2016

 

 Spring Semester

Weeks 1-7 Teaching Monday 1 February – Friday 18 March 2016
3 weeks Vacation Monday 21 March – Friday 8 April 2016
Weeks 8-12 Teaching Monday 11 April – Friday 13 May 2016
  Revision Monday 16 May – Wednesday 18 May 2016
Weeks 13-15 Assessment Thursday 19 May – Saturday 4 June 2016
Deadline for return of examination results   Monday 20 June 2016

 

Rag Day: 17 February 2016 
Reading Day: 16 and 18 March 2016
Good Friday: 25 March 2016
Summer Graduation week: Thursday 30 June - Wednesday 6 July 2016 
August re-sit examinations: Monday 8 August – Saturday 20 August 2016
Deadline for return of examination results: Tuesday 30 August 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: Week beginning 3 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: Monday 2 July – Saturday 7 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: Monday 1 July – Saturday 6 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

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