Important dates for the current academic year

Please find below a list of important dates for the 2021–2022 academic year. 

Please note, these dates are based on our standard semester dates for taught programmes, there are some programmes which may not be delivered within these standard dates. Please contact your Faculty to check if your programme has non-standard dates as there may be implications for funding and fee refund deadlines.

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

20 September to 24 September 2021  Start of semester 1 (induction week)
27 September 2021 to 14 January 2022  Semester 1 teaching weeks
18 November 2021  Publication of January examination timetable
18 December 2021 to 09 January 2022  Christmas Vacation
17 January to 28 January 2022  Semester 1 assessment period
28 January 2022  End of semester 1
31 January to 19 May 2022  Semester 2 teaching weeks​
21 February 2022  Publication of May examination timetable
03 April to 24 April 2022  Easter Vacation
20 May to 01 June 2022  Semester 2 assessment period

06 June 2022  Start of Summer period for postgraduate taught
12 July 2022  Publication of results*
26 July 2022  Summer appeal deadline*
26 July 2022  Publication of referred examination timetable
11 August 2022  Deadline for submission of referred coursework
15 August to 19 August 2022  Referred examination period
13 September 2022  Publication of referred results
23 September 2022  End of postgraduate taught academic year
27 September 2022  Referred results appeal deadline

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

For information on when a student has been deemed to have academically attempted a module, please refer to the information on withdrawing from a module.

For information on the fees payable by students interrupting or withdrawing from study, please refer to the information on withdrawing or interrupting study – fees payable.