Term dates

2014/15 standard term dates

Autumn term Welcome week 22 September 2014
Start 29 September 2014
End 19 December 2014
Spring term Start 12 January 2015
End 27 March 2015
Summer term Start 20 April 2015
End 29 May 2015

The final date of re-enrolment for 2014 is 29 September.


2016/17 semester dates

Semester 1 International orientation 12 September 2016
Welcome Week 19 September 2016
Start 26 September 2016
Christmas vacation 19 December 2016 - 6 January 2017
End 27 January 2017
Semester 2 Start 30 January 2017
Easter vacation 3 April 2017 - 21 April 2017
End 02 June 2017

2015/16 semester dates

Semester 1 International orientation 14 September 2015
Welcome Week 21 September 2015
Start 28 September 2015
Christmas vacation 21 December 2015 - 10 January 2016
End 29 January 2016
Semester 2 Start 01 February 2016
Easter vacation 28 March 2016 - 15 April 2016
End 03 June 2016


All vacation dates start on the Monday after the semester end date and end on the Friday before the semester recommences

Note to students: you are not required to attend on bank holidays


2015/16 standard term dates for Student Loan Company purposes.

Non-standard term dates

Many of our courses have term dates that differ to the standard dates. You can find the specific non-standard term dates for your undergradute (UG) or postgraduate (PG) course in the .PDF files below.

Every effort has been made to ensure that the dates provided are accurate. However, students should note that dates are subject to change. If your course includes any periods of placement, do check with your faculty for advice on whether this affects your course duration.

Important dates relating to your assessment and studies

Here you can find a list of important dates for the academic year.

View our list of dates

Booking accommodation for term time 

Term dates for your course may affect the contract length you would like for your accommodation, so do check if your course has non-standard dates.

View the list of courses with non-standard dates, students on which commonly use different accommodation contract lengths of 40, 41, 43, 44 or 51 weeks. Our standard term dates equate to a 40 week accommodation contract.

Halls and available contract lengths

You can match your course duration with our available halls of residence contract lengths detailed on our accommodation pagesPlease note not all contract lengths are available for all halls.