Calendar

Academic semester dates

Updated on 27 November 2020

The standard academic year is divided into two teaching semesters, with 4 and 3 week vacations at Christmas and Easter respectively

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Academic year 2020/21

Semester 1

5 October - 18 December 2020

Date Event
26 September - 4 October 2020 Welcome
5 October - 18 December 2020 Teaching (weeks 1 - 11)
17 - 20 November 2020 Graduation

12 - 19 December 2020

Examinations
  Vacation (4 weeks)
24 December (close of business) - 5 January 2021 (start of business)  University closed

 

Semester 2

18 January - 28 May 2021

Date Event
9 - 17 January 2021 Welcome

18 January – 2 April 2021

Teaching (weeks 12 - 22)
  Vacation (3 weeks)
26 April – 28 May 2021 Examinations (weeks 23 - 27)

12 July - 15 July 2021

Graduation Award dates and online celebrations

5 July - 16 July 2021

Resit Examinations

Medicine MBChB semester dates

Medicine MBChB academic year 2020/21

Semester 1: 5 October - 18 December 2020
Semester 2: 11 January - 14 May 2021

Academic year 2021/22

Semester 1

Monday 27 September 2021 -  Friday 10 December 2021

Date Event
20 September 2021 - 26 September 2021 Welcome
27 September 2021 - 10 December 2021 Teaching (weeks 1 - 11)
  Vacation (4 weeks)
TBC Graduation

13 December 2021 - 17 December 2021

Examinations