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Academic Calendar & Term dates

The Academic Calendar provides important dates for your diary, including the start of term, Welcome Week or Welcome back, University examinations, formal publication of results dates and dates of graduation. Please note that some courses operate a non-standard Calendar and you can check with your School or Academic Registry if this affects your course.

We listened to Student feedback and the good news for next year is that we shall be providing longer teaching semesters to better support you in your studies and to help you plan further in advance.  The Calendar now includes a Reflection Week, which is a time when you can approach your academic tutors to discuss your learning but that no formal teaching will be scheduled.

 

Key dates for 2020/21

These calendars may be subject to changes but they will be confirmed at least 12 months in advance.

Key dates

2020/21 

International student orientation   09 - 11 September 2020
Welcome Week/ Welcome Back   14 - 18 September 2020
Autumn term dates   21 September - 11 December 2020
Christmas vacation  14 December 2020 - 04 January 2021
Spring term dates   04 January - 26 March 2021
Easter vacation   29 March - 9 April 2021
Summer term dates   12 April - 25 June 2021
Semester 1   14 September 2020 - 15 January 2021
Semester 1 reflection week   26 - 30 October 2020
Semester 2  18 January - 21 May 2021
Semester 2 reflection week  15 - 19 February 2021
Semester 1 examinations  11 - 15 January 2021
Semester 1 results published   08 February 2021
Semester 2 examinations   04 - 21 May 2021
Semester 2 results published  28 June 2021
Re-sit examination period  09 - 13 August 2021
Re-sit results published  02 September 2021
Winter graduation  Postponed
Summer graduation  12 - 16 July 2021 (TBC)