Dates of term

Key dates for the 2018/19 and 2019/20 academic years

Note: The following dates do not apply to students on pre-registration nursing programme who should refer instead to their Programme Handbook and Placements Planner on their Blackboard Shell for details of term and holiday dates.

Programmes at the University are structured into two 15-week Semesters, Semester 1 and Semester 2 respectively. Most modules will be delivered across these 15 week Semester blocks. Some modules have a duration of 30 weeks and will instead run across both Semesters.

September 2018 Intake
EventDates
Welcome Week (New Students)Monday 24 September 2018 - Sunday 30 September 2018
Semester 1Monday 1 October 2018 - Friday 21 December 2018
Christmas VacationMonday 24 December 2018 - Friday 11 January 2019
Semester 1 (continues)Monday 14 January 2019 - Friday 1 February 2019
Semester 2Monday 4 February 2019 - Friday 5 April 2019
Easter VacationMonday 8 April 2019 - Friday 26 April 2019
Semester 2 (continues)Monday 29 April 2019 - Friday 7 June 2019
Graduation WeekMonday 2 September 2019 - Friday 6 September 2019
February 2019 Intake
EventDates
Semester 1                                   Monday 4 February 2019 - Friday 5 April 2019
Easter VacationMonday 8 April 2019 - Friday 26 April 2019
Semester 1 (continues)Monday 29 April 2019 - Friday 7 June 2019
Summer VacationMonday 10 June 2019 - Friday 27 September 2019
Semester 2Monday 30 September 2019 - Friday 20 December 2019
Christmas VacationMonday 23 December 2019 - Friday 10 January 2020
Semester 2 (continues)Monday 13 January 2020 - Friday 31 January 2020
Graduation WeekMonday 7 September - Friday 11 September 2020
September 2019 Intake
EventDates
Welcome Week (New Students)Monday 23 September 2019 - Sunday 29 September 2019
Semester 1Monday 30 September 2019 - Friday 20 December 2019
Christmas VacationMonday 23 December 2019 - Friday 10 January 2020
Semester 1 (continues)Monday 13 January 2020 - Friday 31 January 2020
Semester 2Monday 3 February 2020 - Friday 3 April 2020
Easter VacationMonday 6 April 2020 - Friday 24 April 2020
Semester 2 (continues)Monday 27 April 2020 - Friday 5 June 2020
Graduation WeekMonday 7 September 2020 - Friday 11 September 2020

Dates for February 2020 and future intakes will be confirmed in due course.

Christmas Closure / Bank Holidays

Please note that the University is officially closed from 24 December 2018, reopening on 2 January 2019. There is no scheduled teaching on Bank Holidays.