Term and semester dates

Find out about our Academic Year Calendar.

The academic year

Term dates

Term2022-2023
AutumnMonday 26 September 2022 – Friday 16 December 2022
SpringMonday 09 January 2023– Friday 31 Mar 2023
SummerMonday 17 April 2023 - Friday 12 May 2023

Semester dates

Semester2022-2023
Semester A 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 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 CMonday 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

Holiday2022-2023
Christmas Monday 26 December 2022
(Boxing Day)
Tuesday 27 December 2022
(substitute Christmas Day)
New Year Monday 02 January 2023
(substitute New Year’s Day)
Easter Friday 7 April 2023
Monday 10 April 2023
May Day Monday 01 May 2023
Spring Bank Holiday Monday 29 May 2023
Jubilee Bank Holiday -
Summer Bank Holiday Monday 28 August 2023
University Holidays 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.