Important dates for the current academic year

Please find below a list of important dates for the 2016-2017 academic year. 

These dates are based on our standard semester dates. For information on programmes that have non-standard semester dates, please see non-standard programmes.

DATE EVENT
19 September 2016 Start of semester 1 (induction week)
26 September to 27 January 2017  Semester 1 teaching weeks 
18 November 2016  Publication of January examination timetable
19 December 2016 to 06 January 2017 Christmas vacation
09 January to 13 January 2017 Semester 1 teaching continued
16 January to 27 January 2017 Semester 1 assessment period
27 January 2017 End of semester 1
30 January 2017 Start of semester 2
30 January to 19 May 2017 Semester 2 teaching weeks​
27 February 2017 Publication of May/June examination timetable
3 April to 21 April 2017 Easter vacation 
22 May to 02 June 2017 Semester 2 assessment period
02 June 2017 End of semester 2/end of undergraduate academic year ​

DATE EVENT
05 June 2017 Start of Summer period for postgraduate taught
14 July 2017 Publication of results
28 July 2017 Summer appeal deadline 
27 July 2017  Publication of referred examination timetable ​
17 August 2017  Deadline for submission of referred coursework ​
21 August to 25 August 2017  Referred examination/assessment period
13 September 2017  Publication of referred results
18 September to 23 September 2017  Graduation ceremonies
25 September 2017 Referred results appeal deadline
29 September 2017  End end of postgraduate taught academic year
01 December 2017  Publication of results for postgraduate taught programmes 
15 December 2017  Postgraduate taught appeal deadline ​