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Important term dates

Including the dates of teaching blocks, Christmas and Easter breaks, consolidation weeks, and graduation ceremonies

Academic year 2019/20

Teaching block 1 

Monday 16 September 2019 to Friday 13 December 2019

International student airport pickup

Tuesday 10 September 2019 - Wednesday 11 September 2019

International Orientation Programme (international students)

Thursday 12 September 2019 to Friday 13 September 2019

Induction Week (all years) 

Monday 16 September 2019 to Friday 20 September 2019

Consolidation Week 

Monday 28 October 2019 to Friday 1 November 2019

Christmas Break 

Monday 16 December 2019 to Friday 3 January 2020

Assessment Period and Directed Activity 

Monday 6 January 2020 to Friday 17 January 2020

Teaching block 2

Monday 20 January 2020 to Friday 8 May 2020

Teaching block 2 Consolidation Week

Monday 2 March 2020 to Friday 6 March 2020

Easter Break

Monday 30 March 2020 to Friday 17 April 2020

Assessment Period

Monday 11 May 2020 to Friday 19 June 2020

(Within this period the formal examination weeks run from Monday 11 May 2020 to Friday 5 June 2020)

Referral Period

Monday 6 July 2020 to Friday 24 July 2020

Graduation Weeks

In light of coronavirus and current Government advice, we've taken the difficult decision to postpone graduation ceremonies due to take place in July.

Please find further information on our graduation page.

Academic year 2020/21

Teaching block 1

Monday 14 September 2020 to Friday 11 December 2020

Induction week (all years)

Monday 14 September 2020 to Friday 18 September 2020

Consolidation Week

Monday 26 October 2020 to Friday 30 October 2020

Christmas Break

Monday 14 December 2020 to Friday 1 January 2021

Assessment period and Directed Activity

Monday 4 January 2021 to Friday 15 January 2021

Teaching Block 2

Monday 18 January 2021 to Friday 7 May 2021

Consolidation Week

Monday 1 March 2021 to Friday 4 March 2021

Easter Break

Monday 29 March 2021 to Friday 16 April 2021

Assessment Period

Monday 10 May 2021 to Friday 18 June 2021

(Within this period, the formal examination weeks run from Monday 10 May 2021 to Friday 4 June 2021)

Referral Period

Monday 5 July 2021 to Friday 23 July 2021

Graduation Weeks

For information about graduation dates, please see our graduation page.

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