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Important term dates

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

Academic year 2018/19

Teaching Block 1

Monday 17 September 2018 to Friday 14 December 2018

Orientation Welcome Week (international and EU students)

Tuesday 11 September 2018 to Sunday 16 September 2018

Induction Week (all years)

Monday 17 September 2018 to Friday 21 September 2018

Consolidation Week

Monday 29 October 2018 to Friday 2 November 2018

Christmas Break

Monday 17 December 2018 to Friday 4 January 2019

Assessment Period and Directed Activity

Monday 7 January 2019 to Friday 18 January 2019

Teaching Block 2

Monday 21 January 2019 to Friday 10 May 2019

Orientation (International and EU students)

Wednesday 23 January 2019

Consolidation Week

Monday 4 March 2019 to Friday 8 March 2019

Easter Break

Monday 8 April 2019 to Friday 26 April 2019

Assessment Period

Monday 13 May 2019 to Friday 21 June 2019

(Within this period the formal examination weeks run from Monday 13 May 2019 to Friday 7 June 2019)

Second Attempt Assessment Period

Monday 8 July 2019 to Friday 26 July 2019

Graduation Weeks

Our 2019 Graduation ceremonies will take place weekdays of 11th to 19th July inclusive. Please note the exact dates will be notified to students shortly.

Academic year 2019/20

Teaching block 1 

Monday 16 September 2019 to Friday 13 December 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 2019 

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 17 April 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)

Second Attempt Assessment Period

Monday 6 July 2020 to Friday 24 July 2020

Graduation Weeks

Week beginning Monday 13 July 2020 to Friday 24 July 2020

(The exact dates of the ceremonies will not be set until January 2020)