Terms and Semesters

Academic Year 2015-16
Autumn: Monday 28 September 2015 - Friday 18 December 2015
Spring: Monday 11 January 2016 - Friday 11 March 2016
Summer: Monday 11 April 2016 - Friday 17 June 2016
SEMESTER 1: Monday 28 September 2015 - Friday 29 January 2016
SEMESTER 2: Monday 1 February 2016 - Friday 17 June 2016
Academic Year 2016-17
Autumn: Monday 26 September 2016 - Friday 16 December 2016
Spring: Monday 9 January 2017 - Friday 24 March 2017
Summer: Monday 24 April 2017 - Friday 16 June 2017
SEMESTER 1: Monday 26 September 2016 - Friday 27 January 2017
SEMESTER 2: Monday 30 January 2017 - Friday 16 June 2017
Academic Year 2017-18
Autumn: Monday 25 September 2017 - Friday 15 December 2017
Spring: Monday 8 January 2018 - Friday 16 March 2018
Summer: Monday 16 April 2018 - Friday 15 June 2018
SEMESTER 1: Monday 25 September 2017 - Friday 26 January 2018
SEMESTER 2: Monday 29 January 2018 - Friday 15 June 2018

The above dates are accurate at the time of publication but the University reserves the right to amend them in the light of changing circumstances. Students must be in attendance at the University from the first day. The dates exclude travelling time which, for many students, occupies two days for each term.

Note: Some course start dates will be different from the standard term dates presented above. When applying to the University please check the specific arrangements for your programme, which can be found in the information you should receive from the school.

University Closure dates

The University will be closed on the following days:

Thursday 24 December 2015

University Closed

Friday 25 December 2015

University Closed

Monday 28 December 2015

University Closed

Tuesday 29 December 2015

University Closed

Wednesday 30 December 2015

University Closed

Thursday 31 December 2016

University Closed

Friday 1 January 2016

University Closed

Friday 25 March 2016

Good Friday

Monday 28 March 2016

Easter Monday

Monday 2 May 2016

May Day Bank Holiday

Monday 30 May 2016

Spring Bank Holiday

Monday 29 August 2016

Late Summer Bank Holiday