Term and semester dates

Term dates
Term  2013 - 2014  2014 - 2015
Autumn Monday 23 September 2013 - Friday 13 December 2013 (Term 12 weeks)
(Christmas vacation 3 weeks)   
Monday 29 September 2014 - Friday 19 December 2014
Spring Monday 6 January 2014 – Friday 4 April 2014
(Term 13 weeks)
(Easter vacation 2 weeks)
Monday 05 January 2015 – Thursday 02 April 2015
Summer Tuesday 22 April 2014 - Friday 23 May 2014
(Term 5 weeks)
(Summer vacation 17 weeks)
Monday 20 April 2015 - Friday 22 May 2015
Semester dates
Semester  2013 - 2014 2014 - 2015
Semester A

Monday 23 September 2013 - Friday 17 January 2014

(17 weeks, including exam period and integral Christmas vacation 3 weeks)

There will be examinations on Saturday 18 January 2014 for certain students.

Monday 29 September 2014 - Friday 16 January 2015

(16 weeks, including exam period and integral Christmas vacation 2 weeks)

There will be examinations on Saturday 17 January 2015 for certain students. 

Semester B

Monday 20 January 2014 – Friday 23 May 2014

(18 weeks, including exam period and integral Easter vacation 2 weeks)

There will be examinations on Saturday 3 May 2014 and Saturday 10 May 2014 for certain students.

There will be examinations from Tuesday 17 June 2014 – Friday 27 June 2014 for referred/deferred assessments from Semesters A and B.  

Relevant staff and all students must be available to attend exams on any of the above exam days. 

Monday 19 January 2015 - Friday 22 May 2015

(18 weeks, including exam period and integral Easter vacation 2 weeks)

There will be examinations on Saturday 9 May 2015 and Saturday 16 May 2015 for certain students.

There will be examinations from Monday 22 June 2015 – Friday 3 July 2015 for referred/deferred assessments from Semesters A and B.

Relevant staff and all students must be available to attend exams on any of the above exam days.

Semester C

Tuesday 27 May 2014 – Friday 19 September 2014

(17 weeks, including exam period and integral vacation weeks determined by programme)

There will be examinations from Thursday 28 August 2014 – Friday 5 September 2014 for approved programme specific referred/deferred assessments and Semester C assessments. 

Tuesday 26 May 2015 - Friday 25 September 2015

(18 weeks, including exam period and integral vacation weeks determined by programme)

There will be examinations from Monday 7 September 2015 – Friday.

11 September 2015 for approved programme specific referred/deferred assessments and Semester C assessments.

Public Holidays
Holiday  2013 - 2014 2014 - 2015
Christmas Wednesday 25 December 2013
Thursday 26 December 2013

 

Thursday 25 December 2014
Friday 26 December 2014 

New Year Wednesday 1 January 2014 Thursday 01 January 2015
Easter Friday 18 April 2014
Monday 21 April 2014
Friday 03 April 2015
Monday 06 April 2015
May Day  Monday 5 May 2014 Monday 04 May 2015
Spring Bank Holiday  Monday 26 May 2014 Monday 25 May 2015
Summer Bank Holiday Monday 25 August 2014 Monday 31 August 2015
University Holidays

The University will be closed from 12.00 hours on Tuesday 24 December 2013 until 08.30 hours on Thursday 2 January 2014.

The University will also be closed on Tuesday 26 August 2014.

With effect from 2009-2010 the Easter vacation has been aligned with Hertfordshire County Council school vacation.

The University will be closed from 12.00 hours on Wednesday 24 December 2014 until 08.30 hours on Friday 02 January 2015.

The University will also be closed on Tuesday 01 September 2015.

The Christmas vacation (with effect from 2014-2015) and the Easter vacation (with effect from 2009-2010) have been aligned with Hertfordshire County Council school vacations.