Please note that the term and semester dates below relates to the general teaching and examination periods at the University. Dates may differ for some programmes of study, especially for postgraduate and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences programmes. For future University key dates see our almanac

Academic year 2017 - 2018

Terms

  • Autumn Term
    Monday 25 September 2017 to Friday 8 December 2017
  • Spring Term
    Monday 8 January 2018 to Friday 16 March 2018
  • Summer Term
    Monday 16 April 2018 to Friday 15 June 2018

Semesters*

  • Autumn Semester
    Teaching begins: Monday 25 September 2017
    Teaching ends: Friday 8 December 2017
  • Spring Semester
    Teaching begins: Monday 22 January 2018
    Teaching ends: Friday 4 May 2018

International Welcome Week

  • Monday 11 September 2017 to Sunday 17 September 2017

Introduction week

  • Monday 18 September 2017 to Friday 22 September 2017

Examinations

  • Autumn semester
    Monday 8 January 2018 to Friday 19 January 2018
  • Spring semester
    Monday 14 May 2018 to Friday 1 June 2018

Accommodation deadline

Graduations

  • 11 December 2017 to 15 December 2017
  • 9 July 2018 to 20 July 2018

Dates when the University will be closed

  • 22 December 2017 to 1 January 2018
  • 29 March (University closes at 12.30 pm) to 3 April 2018
  • 7 May 2018
  • 28 to 29 May 2018
  • 27 to 28 August 2018

Academic year 2018 - 2019

Terms

  • Autumn Term
    Monday 1 October 2018 to Friday 14 December 2018
  • Spring Term
    Monday 14 January 2019 to Friday 29 March 2019
  • Summer Term
    Monday 29 April 2019 to Friday 21 June 2019

Semesters*

  • Autumn Semester
    Teaching begins: Monday 1 October 2018
    Teaching ends: Friday 14 December 2018
  • Spring Semester
    Teaching begins: Monday 28 January 2019
    Teaching ends: Friday 10 May 2019

Examinations

  • Autumn semester
    Monday 14 January 2019 to Friday 24 January 2019
  • Spring semester
    Monday 20 May 2019 to Friday 7 June 2019

Dates when the University will be closed

  • 24 December 2018 to 1 January 2019
  • 18 April (University closes at 12.30 pm) to 23 April 2019
  • 6 May 2019
  • 27 to 28 May 2019
  • 26 to 27 August 2019

* Teaching dates apply to most but not all of the University's learning and teaching provision.