Term and semester dates

Find out about our Academic Year Calendar.

The academic year

Term dates

Term2021-20222022-2023
Autumn Monday 27 September 2021 - Friday 17 December 2021 Monday 26 September 2022 – Friday 16 December 2022
Spring Monday 10 January 2022 - Friday 08 April 2022 Monday 09 January 2023– Friday 31 Mar 2023
Summer Monday 25 April 2022 - Friday 13 May 2022 Monday 17 April 2023 - Friday 12 May 2023

Semester dates

Semester2021-20222022-2023
Semester A Monday 27 September 2021 - Friday 21 January 2022

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

There will be examinations on Saturday 22 January 2022 for certain students.

Relevant staff and all students must be available to attend exams on any of the above exam days.
Monday 26 September 2022 - Friday 20 January 2023

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

There may be examinations on Saturday 21 January 2023 for certain students.

Relevant staff and all students must be available to attend exams on any of the above exam days.
Semester B Monday 24 January 2022 - Friday 13 May 2022 

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

There may be examinations on Saturday 07 May 2022 for certain students. There will be examinations from Monday 20 June 2022 - Friday 01 July 2022 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 23 January 2023 - Friday 12 May 2023

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

There may be examinations on Saturday 06 May 2023 for certain students. There will be examinations from Tuesday 20 June 2023 - Friday 30 June 2023 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 Monday 16 May 2022 - Friday 09 September 2022 

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

There will be examinations from Monday 05 September 2022 - Friday 09 September 2021 for approved programme-specific referred/deferred assessments and Semester C assessments.

Relevant staff and all students must be available to attend exams on any of the above exam days.
Monday 15 May 2023 - Friday 08 September 2023

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

There will be examinations from Monday 04 September 2023 - Friday 08 September 2023 for approved programme-specific referred/deferred assessments and Semester C assessments.

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

Public holidays

Holiday2021-20222022-2023
Christmas Monday 27 December 2021
(substitute Christmas Day)
Tuesday 28 December 2021
(substitute Boxing Day)
Monday 26 December 2022
(Boxing Day)
Tuesday 27 December 2022
(substitute Christmas Day)
New Year Monday 3 January 2022
(substitute New Year's Day)
Monday 02 January 2023
(substitute New Year’s Day)
Easter Friday 15 April 2022
Monday 18 April 2022
Friday 7 April 2023
Monday 10 April 2023
May Day Monday 2 May 2022 Monday 01 May 2023
Spring Bank Holiday Thursday 2 June 2022 Monday 29 May 2023
Jubilee Bank Holiday Friday 3 June 2022 -
Summer Bank Holiday Monday 29 August 2022 Monday 28 August 2023
University Holidays The University will be closed from 12:00 hours on Friday 24 December 2021 until 08:30 hours on Tuesday 4 January 2022.

The University will also be closed on Tuesday 30 August 2022.
The University will be closed from 12.00 hours on Friday 23 December 2022 until 08.30 hours on Tuesday 03 January 2023.

The University will also be closed on Tuesday 29 August 2023.