Key dates

From moving in to exams, it’s good to know what to expect for the next academic year. Here’s a table of some useful dates to bear in mind.

2017/18 Session

Saturday 9 to Saturday 16 September 2017 Move into your accommodation. Please check your contract for the specific start date
Monday 18 to Friday 22 September 2017 Intro week activities
Monday 25 September 2017 Teaching starts (semester 1)
Friday 8 December 2017 Teaching ends (semester 1)
Saturday 9 December 2017 to Sunday 7 January 2018 Christmas vacation
Friday 22 December 2017 to Tuesday 2 January 2018  University and residence offices closed for Christmas
Monday 8 to Friday 19 January 2018 Exams/assessment period
Monday 22 January 2018 Teaching starts (semester 2)
Saturday 17 March to Sunday 15 April 2018 Easter vacation
Thursday 29 March (pm) to Tuesday 3 April 2018 University and residence offices closed for Easter
Friday 4 May 2018 Teaching ends (semester 2)
Monday 7 May 2018 University and residence offices closed for May Day bank holiday
Monday 14 May to Friday 1 June 2018 Exams/assessment period
Monday 28 to Tuesday 29 May 2018 University and residence offices closed for Spring bank holiday
Friday 15 June 2018 End of session
Thursday 14 June to Saturday 7 July 2018 Students move out of accommodation. Please check your contract for the specific end date
Monday 27 to Tuesday 28 August 2018 University and residence offices closed for August bank holiday
Friday 31 August 2018 Postgraduates with a 51 week contract move out