Important dates for the current academic year

Please find below a list of important dates for the 2018–2019 academic year. 

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

Research degree programmes start dates are normally 1 October, 1 January and 1 April of each year and the academic year runs between 1 August to 31 July.

DATE EVENT
17 September to 21 September 2018  Start of semester 1 (induction week)
24 September 2018 to 25 January 2019  Semester 1 teaching weeks
19 November 2018  Publication of January examination timetable
17 December 2018 to 6 January 2019  Christmas vacation
14 January to 25 January 2019  Semester 1 assessment period
25 January 2019  End of semester 1
28 January 2019  Start of semester 2
28 January to 31 May 2019  Semester 2 teaching weeks​
22 February 2019  Publication of May examination timetable
8 April to 26 April 2019  Easter vacation
20 May to 31 May 2019  Semester 2 assessment period
31 May 2019  End of semester 2/end of undergraduate academic year ​

DATE EVENT
3 June 2019  Start of Summer period for postgraduate taught
12 July 2019  Publication of results*
26 July 2019  Summer appeal deadline*
26 July 2019  Publication of referred examination timetable ​
15 August 2019  Deadline for submission of referred coursework ​
19 August to 23 August 2019  Referred examination/assessment period
11 September 2019  Publication of referred results
16 September to 21 September 2019  Graduation ceremonies
23 September 2019  Referred results appeal deadline*
27 September 2019  End of postgraduate taught academic year
29 November 2019  Publication of results for postgraduate taught programmes*
13 December 2019  Postgraduate taught appeal deadline*   ​

* Please note that programmes in the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences may have different dates and you should check these with the faculty.