Key dates

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Term dates 2015 / 2016

  • International and EU Orientation Week

    Monday 7 - Sunday 13 September 2015
  • Induction week (all years)

    Monday 14 September 2015 to Friday 18 September 2015
  • Autumn teaching block

    Monday 21 September 2015 to Friday 11 December 2015
  • Christmas break

    Monday 14 December 2015 to Friday 1 January 2016
  • Spring teaching block

    Monday 4 January 2016 to Thursday 24 March 2016
  • Easter Break

    Friday 25 March 2016 to Friday 15 April 2016
  • Assessment period

    Monday 18 April 2016 to Friday 27 May 2016
  • Formal examination weeks

    Tuesday 3 May 2016 to Friday 27 May 2016
  • Graduation weeks

    Weeks beginning Monday 11 July 2016 and Monday 18 July 2016
    *The exact dates of the ceremonies will not be set until January 2016
  • Second Attempt Assessment Period

    Monday 4 July 2016 to Friday 22 July 2016

Term dates 2016 / 2017

  • International and EU Orientation Week

    Monday 12 - Sunday 18 September 2016
  • Induction week (all years)

    Monday 19 September 2016 to Friday 23 September 2016
  • Autumn teaching block

    Monday 26 September 2016 to Friday 16 December 2016
  • Christmas break

    Monday 19 December 2016 to Friday 6 January 2017
  • Spring teaching block

    Monday 9 January 2017 to Friday 31 March 2017
  • Easter Break

    Monday 3 April 2017 to Friday 21 April 2017
  • Assessment period

    Monday 24 April 2017 to Friday 2 June 2017
  • Formal examination weeks

    Monday 8 May 2017 to Friday 2 June 2017
  • Graduation weeks

    Weeks beginning Monday 17 July 2017 and Monday 24 July 2017
    *The exact dates of the ceremonies will not be set until January 2017
  • Second Attempt Assessment Period

    Monday 10 July 2017 to Friday 28 July 2017

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Graduation 2015

Tuesday 14 July 2015 - 10.30am

  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Learning at Work

Tuesday 14 July 2015 - 2.30pm

  • Portsmouth Business School – Postgraduate Courses

Wednesday 15 July 2015 - 10.30am

  • Department of Sport and Exercise Science
  • School of Biological Sciences

Wednesday 15 July 2015 - 2.30pm

  • School of Social, Historical and Literary Studies

Thursday 16 July 2015 - 10.30am

  • School of Education and Continuing Studies

Thursday 16 July 2015 - 2.30pm

  • School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
  • School of Computing

Friday 17 July 2015 - 10.30am

  • School of Media and Performing Arts
  • Department of Geography

Friday 17 July 2015 - 2.30pm

  • Portsmouth School of Architecture
  • School of Art and Design

Monday 20 July 2015 - 10.30am

  • School of Languages and Area Studies
  • University of Portsmouth Dental Academy

Monday 20 July 2015 - 2.30pm

  • School of Health Science and Social Work
  • Department of Psychology

Tuesday 21 July 2015 - 10.00am

  • Business and Management - Generalist Business

Tuesday 21 July 2015 - 1.30pm

  • School of Engineering
  • Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation
  • Department of Mathematics

Tuesday 21 July 2015 - 4.30pm

  • School of Law
  • Economics and Finance
  • Organisational Studies and Human Resource Management
  • Operations and Systems Management
  • Strategy, Enterprise and Innovation

Wednesday 22 July 2015 - 10.00am

  • Institute of Criminal Justice Studies

Wednesday 22 July 2015 - 1.30pm

  • School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
  • School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Wednesday 22 July 2015 - 4.30pm

  • School of Creative Technologies

For more information visit the Graduation pages.

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University Open Days

These are days for potential undergraduate (first degree) students to visit and find out more about the University and their course of interest. For full details and to book a place, visit our Open Day pages.

Postgraduate Open Days

We run a series of events for people considering post-graduate study. Full details can be found on our Visit us pages.

Postgraduate Information Days 2015

Wednesday 4 March 2015 and Wednesday 29 April 2015

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